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Journey To Japan

Japan, a cultural hub, where ancient traditions meets futuristic

  • Shinto Shrines
  • Japanese Gardens
  • Iconic Mount Fuji
  • Wooden moated castles

Welcome to fast paced action, soaring skyscrapers covered in flashing neon lights, virtual reality gaming and Godzilla looming over you. You may feel like you are walking through the set of a Sci-fi movie.  You will also find peacefulness here, wandering around pristine Japanese gardens, climbing up wooden moated castles or relaxing in a wooden tea house.

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Holiday To Japan

Japan is home to two main religions, Buddhism and Shinto.  Turn a corner in a busy city and come across a beautiful wooden Shinto temple with a brightly painted torri gate in front of it.  Shinto has many different symbols to observe, for instance paper in the shape of lightning bolts, is used to symbolize purification.  Head to Nara to witness the largest collection of Buddhist statues in Japan.

The symbol of Japan, Mount Fuji, is a sight to behold.  This iconic mountain is the tallest in the country, and also an active volcano.  Travel to one of Tokyo’s five lakes for views towards the mountain.

Holiday To Japan

Taste different foods, sit at a Sushi Bar in a Tokyo market or enjoy tempura at an exclusive Kyoto restaurant.  Japan is all about different food trends, bubble tea to waffles, you will witness queues of people trying to get into the current trending place to eat. They are also amazing at emulating food from other countries from pizza to tacos! You will always find something delicious to eat here.

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Travel at High Speed

Travelling by high speed Shinkansen (bullet train) is a must do experience, you are connected to all the major cities and will be whizzing through the Japanese countryside, at speeds of up to 320 km/h.  The level of service in Japan is out of this world, with extremely punctual trains that depart on time, to the second.

Japan is made up of islands.  For a first time visit we recommend keeping to the main island of Honshu. (Tokyo, Kyoto etc).  For a return visit to Japan there are lots of other islands to explore! Shikohu: beautiful & rural, Kyushu: Ancient forests & active volcanoes, Okinawa: sub tropical beaches & scuba diving, Hokkaido: off the beaten track, great skiing.

JAPAN SMALL GROUP TOUR 2023

Visit TOKYO, MT FUJI, KYOTO,HIROSHIMA & OSAKA

What's Included?

  • 10 nights of accommodation
  • 10 breakfasts & 3 lunches
  • Experienced tour director
  • Return economy flights from the UK
  • Cable car ride to Mt Fuji
  • Transfers & Bullet train
  • Walking Tour

Guide Price 2023: £3799pp

Day 1: Arrive in Tokyo. Afternoon to explore.

Day 2: Half day sightseeing tour of Tokyo.  Visit Meiji Shrine, Shinjuku Gyoen Garden, Asakusa temple and a shopping arcade!

Day 3: Arrive in the stunning 5 lakes region, home of Mt Fuji.  Enjoy a cable car ride, which offers incredible views of Lake Kawaguchi.

Day 4: Catch the bullet train to Kyoto.  Visit Sanjusajendo Temple and the vibrant Fushimi Inari Shrine...get your camera ready!  Enjoy an afternoon walking tour of Gion. (Geisha district)

Day 5: A morning tour of Kyoto.  See Kinkakuji,it's gold glistening in the sun! Then, visit a samurai and ninja museum.

Day 6: Visit one of the great gardens of Japan; Koraku-en.  Then onwards to Hiroshima.

Day 7: A day tour...visit the Peace Memorial Park, Atomic Bomb dome & the Memorial museum.  We then catch the ferry to Miyajima Island.

Day 8: Visit Himeji Castle. An evening of leisure in buzzing Osaka.

Day 9: Visit an Open air museum to see traditional Japanese houses.  In the afternoon we will head to Osaka castle & enjoy a walking tour of this city.

Day 10: Fly back to the UK

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When To Go

You can visit Japan all year round.
In summer (June to September) it can be hot and humid.
Spring & Autumn are often though of as the best times to visit.

Top Tips

1. Order a Japanese Rail (JR Pass) several weeks before you travel to Japan. We can help organise this for you.
2. Order a Mobile Data Sim to pick up from Tokyo airport. This will enable to access google maps to help find your way around.
3.Use the hyperdia website to plan your train and public transport journeys.
4.You don't tip in Japan.
5.Tap water is fine to drink.

Flight Time

Direct flights from London to Tokyo and Osaka with B.A and JAL.
Direct flights are around 12 hours.

Currency

Japanese Yen

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