Highlights of Japan Tour

Immerse yourself in the cultural playground of Japan

2022 dates available

Japan

Japan is a destination filled with mystery and fascination, so it is only right we travel to the Land of the Rising Sun. This tour will unmask Japan and you can explore its wonders across 5 different locations; Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Kyoto, Nara and Osaka, plus you can ride the world-famous bullet train!

Tour Highlights

Explore the highlights of Japan in this one-week tour packed full of experiences you’re sure to never forget, take a look at our favourite bits of this tour:

Tokyo

  • Tokyo, a wacky and wonderful metropolis packed full of sheer energy and buzz.
  • Japan’s modern capital is a dream for those of us who love technology, as it is one of the most forward-thinking cities in the world.
  • Home of anime and quirky Japanese fashion trends.
  • Foodie paradise – has more Michelin-starred restaurants than anywhere in the world!

Mount Fuji

  • Japan’s highest mountain has been named as one of Japan’s ‘Three Holy Mountains’.
  • This mountain attracts thousands of tourists and pilgrims each year that hike to the snowy summit.

Kyoto

  • This city boasts 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is known as the ‘city of 10,000 shrines’.
  • Picture perfect shrines, temples and zen gardens fill your vision.
  • Wander the streets of the geisha district of Gion and discover the traditional tea houses.
  • Visit Nijo Castle but tread carefully on the ‘nightingale floor’ as it was designed to alert its residents of an intruders presence.

Nara

  • Home of the world-famous Nara deer which are free to roam the city.
  • Full of shrines, temples and historic ruins that collectively make a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Cultural and historic hotspot.

Osaka

  • Known as the ‘Venice of the East’ as it has numerous canals and rivers within the city.
  • A food lovers paradise! The nickname of Osaka is ‘the stomach of Japan’.
  • Has an underground maze of shopping malls to explore.

Price and Availability

Board Basis: The from price advertised is for a fully inclusive tour including all meals.

Accommodation: 3* plus – 4* accommodation, hotels will be confirmed at booking.

Pricing: £3,590pp based on a 5th May 2022 departure, alternative 2021 and 2022 departure dates available.

What's included?
  • Fully inclusive tour with Guides and entrance fees
  • Accommodation for 6 nights in 3+/4 star accommodation
  • International flights
  • Domestic transportation
  • All meals
Day 1-2: Fly to Tokyo

You will head off towards the vibrant metropolis of Japan on a 12-hour flight. Any time spare when you arrive is free for you to start exploring.

Day 3: Explore Tokyo

Tokyo has many sights and many people, this bustling city is packed with culture. Explore the city, visit the Tokyo Skytree, the world's tallest tower, or browse the stalls of Nakamise shopping street.

Day 4: Mount Fuji

Visit Japan's most iconic sight 2,400 metres up, it will truly be a moment to remember! After this, you will be transferred to the spa region of Hakone and you can embark on a cruise on Lake Ashi,

Day 5: Bullet train to Kyoto

No trip to Japan is complete without a trip on the famous bullet train! Jump on board and you'll be in Kyoto in no time. This past Capital is full of history and culture, it has lots of hidden treasures like the Fushimi Inari Shrine and the vermilion torii gates.

Day 6: Explore Kyoto

A visit to Kinkakuki is a must, this is one of Japan's most famous temples and is set within traditional Japanese gardens. The temple's main hall is very decadent, the main hall is covered in gold leaf which makes a spectacular sight! Ryoanji is another popular stop, this zen temple is home to Japan's most famous Zen garden.

Day 7: Explore Nara & Osaka

In the morning, you will depart to Nara which has a huge cultural legacy in Japan. Let this city charm you whilst exploring the Todaiji Temple which houses the magnificent Daibutsu, a 15-metre-tall bronze statue of Buddha or you could even go and meet Nara’s famous sika deer. You can then continue to Osaka to explore the Dotonbori district and learn about the Osaka Castle and its turbulent history.

Day 8: Fly to the UK from Osaka

Fly to the UK, arriving home the same or the following day.

This offer is subject to availability and the advertised ‘from’ price is based on a 5th May 2022 departure. The price is based on 2 adults sharing a room.

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