The timeless and fascinating country of Japan is a place where ancient traditions are fused with modern life as if it were the most natural thing in the world. On the surface, Japan appears exceedingly modern, but travelling around it offers lots of chances to connect with the traditional culture. Whatever time of the year you visit, Japan has the power to enthral even the most jaded traveller and on this nine day self guided tour you will discover just why.
Valid from 15/05/2021 until 15/07/2021
Japan is a beautiful timeless country, a place where ancient traditions are fused with modern life as if it were the most natural thing in the world. On the surface Japan appears exceedingly modern, but travelling around offers lots of opportunities to connect with its fascinating culture. On this comprehensive 14 day tour you begin by staying in and exploring the capital city Tokyo before travelling by bullet train to Takayama. Then its on to Kanazawa, Hiroshima, Kyoto and finally Osaka to complete a wonderful trip.
Valid from 02/01/2020 until 15/06/2020
Japan is a world apart and a truly enchanting destination, as you will appreciate fully on this aptly named 15 day tour. The Japanese spirit is strong, warm and incredibly welcoming as you travel around seeing all the country's many highlights. After the recent earthquake and tsunami, Japan is now safe and once again wide open for travel. If you have been considering your first visit or returning to experience the unique magic of the country again, the perfect time to go – and to celebrate Japan and its people – is now. Japan never fails to hit the travel sweet spot and touring around the amazing Land of the Rising Sun is remarkably comfortable, even with the language barrier thrown in.
Valid from 01/05/2022 until 31/05/2022
Japan is truly a world apart – a cultural Galapagos where a unique civilisation blossomed, and thrives today in delicious contrasts of traditional and modern. The Japanese spirit is strong, warm and incredibly welcoming and on this wonderful 15 day tour you will see all the country's highlights. Japan never fails to hit the travel sweet spot being unique enough to give you regular doses of ‘Wow!’ without any downside and travelling in the country is remarkably comfortable, even with the language barrier thrown in.
Valid from 01/02/2019 until 31/08/2019
This fantastic 14 day tour of Japan does just what it says . . . it unmasks the Land of the Rising Sun, giving you the chance to see just what makes this fascinating country tick. Ancient temples, futuristic cities, mist-shrouded hills, beautiful blossom, lightning-fast bullet trains, smart suited businessmen and kimono-clad geisha - you will see it all. If traditional culture is your thing, you will love cities like Kyoto, with their temples, shrines, kabuki dancers and tea ceremonies and museums packed with treasures from Japan's rich artistic heritage. If you are interested in modern culture and technology, the cities won't disappoint with their trend-setting cafes and fabulous restaurants. And you will find natural wonders the length and breadth of the archipelago.
Valid from 01/07/2022 until 31/08/2022
There's more to winter in Japan than just skiing. From winter wonderland landscapes around the Japan Alps to hearty and warming food in the backstreet izakaya of the big cities, there's plenty on offer for anyone willing to wrap up and brave the cooler temperatures. This tour is designed for travel in January and February and from the Golden Pavilion dusted with snow to the hardy macaques soaking in the hot springs of mountainous Yudanaka, the self-guided itinerary sends you on a journey to experience the charms of some of the country's most scenic wintery landscapes.
Valid from 01/12/2021 until 31/03/2022
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