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  • From the metropolis of Tokyo to the ancient temples of Kyoto, the contrast of culture is simply breathtaking to behold. 
  • Discover a magical country that brings centuries of ancient culture together with futuristic technology the likes of which are not seen anywhere else in the world.
  • Immerse yourself in the unique culture as you unearth modern cities and ancient marvels alike on this memorable trip.

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Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)

Our Offer

Option 1: 8 nights in 3* Accommodation
3 nights in Tokyo
3 nights in Kyoto
1 night in Kinosaki
1 night in Kyoto

Option 2: 8 nights in 4* Accommodation
3 nights in Tokyo
3 nights in Kyoto
1 night in Kinosaki
1 night in Kyoto

Option 3: 10 nights in 3* Accommodation
4 nights in Tokyo
4 nights in Kyoto
1 night in Kinosaki
1 night in Kyoto

Option 4: 10 nights in 4* Accommodation
4 nights in Tokyo
4 nights in Kyoto
1 night in Kinosaki
1 night in Kyoto

Your Destinations

Tokyo
One of the world’s most cutting-edge capitals, Tokyo is a city of contrasts. Famous for its modernity, neon-lit landscape and towering skyscrapers, it is also home to sprawling parkland, peaceful shrines and temples and lovingly tended gardens.


Despite its love affair with manga pop culture, fashion, high-tech trends and conspicuous consumption, below the surface is a city that has its roots in ancient heritage. Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples stand close to skyscrapers as a reminder of a more contemplative time and at the heart of the hyperactive centre lies the serene Imperial Palace, the home of the ruling emperor that provides a tangible link to the city’s historical past. 

Behind the shopping, entertainment and commercial emporia can be found quaint wooden houses, private gardens with meticulously clipped bonsai trees and the Zen-like calm of the Hamarikyu Gardens. Discover the fascinating and exquisite culture of Japan where the ancient and modern worlds collide.  The city’s reputation as a mega-expensive metropolis is ill conceived and visitors can take advantage of inexpensive izakaya bars and neighbourhood cafes that serve delicious noodles and rice dishes.  
Kyoto
If you're looking for old Japan, Kyoto is a must: tranquil gardens, sublime temples and colourful shrines can be found in abundance.  While the rest of Japan has embraced modernity, Kyoto still keeps traditions alive.  Take a stroll through the Nishijin district and spy some of the older residents emerging from the machiya (traditional townhouses) to ladle water onto their porch.  

If you go by an old shōtengai (shopping street) you can admire the ancient speciality shops: tofu sellers, fishmongers, pickle vendors and tea merchants. 
Kinosaki
Kinosaki is the perfect city to experience "Zen" Japan. With its many Onsens (hot spring baths) and  Ryokan, it is a real place of relaxation and tranquility where you can enjoy the benefits of hot springs supposed to purify the body and spirit according to Shinto tradition.

There's lots to entertain you including the sandy beach of Takeno which surrounded by small mountains and perfect for relaxing. Then, journey to Izushi by train and bus to visit a beautifully restored traditional theater, stroll downtown, observe the ruins of Izushi Castle or climb the red torii-bordered steps to a small shrine and enjoy a small breeze in the shade of the tall pines.

Throw a Yukata and a pair of Geta (Japanese flip-flops) to walk along the Otani River: strolling in Kimono in the city already provides a feeling of absolute relaxation! Back in your Ryokan, enjoy a gargantuan traditional Japanese meal! You will undoubtedly have the opportunity to taste the famous crab of Kinosaki. Ask to taste the plum liqueur named Umeshu to complete the feast that awaits you. Once rested, relaxed and satiated, leave the next day to explore the surroundings.

Optional Extras

Our members can choose to add the following optional extras at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee:

Shopping in Tokyo
Spend some time flitting from one neon-signed shop to another in Tokyo's vast and fabulous shopping centre, befitting the capital of the world's second-largest economy. Shopping in Tokyo mirrors the eclectic style of the city around you: high-end fashion and  traditional crafts, posh boutiques and gleaming department stores...no where does old & new like Tokyo!

Excursion in Nikko (from Tokyo)

This excursion will take you to some of Nikko's must sees: Toshogu Shrine, the magnificent Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji. This option is the perfect way to enjoy the nature and legacy of Nikko. The trip will take approximately 4hrs&  includes lunch, a tour guide & transport via minibus.

Sushi workshop (Tokyo)
Your sushi workshop starts early in the afternoon, learn to make different types of Sushi’s (Nigiri, Inari, Hosomaki and California roll). Make your favourite Sushi’s and then take time to taste them with a traditional Miso soup! (from 13:30 to 16:30).

Excursion to Kamakura
Venture further afield to Kamakura, a former capital of Japan wjere you will find the renowned Great Buddha Statue, a famous icon of Japan. This monumental bronze statue of Amitabha Buddha towers over visitors at 43.8 ft tall and if you want to discover more of Japan's spiritual side it is well worth a visit.

Tea Ceremony
Opt for a reverent tea ceremony to experience the traditions of Japan.

Kyoto by bike
Discover the cultural capital of Japan via bike. Start with an idyllic trip along the Kamo River & head towards the impressive Nanzenji Temple, one of the most important Zen temples in the country. You then continue on the Promenade of the Philosopher lined with cherry trees. Finally, you return to the station of Kyoto along a beautiful canal with ancient tea houses.

Excursion in Nara (from Kyoto)
Spend the morning in Nara & discover the famous Todaiji temple, the deer park and the Kofukuji temple. Most tours are on foot (about 4/5 km walk). 

Maiko Show with Dinner Included in Kyoto (Drinks Excluded)
Immerse yourself in Japan's unique culture when your opt to enhance your trip with this optional excursion.  Watch the famously elegant Maiko dances then take some photos with the elaborately styled dancers, take part in traditional games and treat yourself to a delicious traditional meal...

Option 1: 3* Hotels

You will be staying in Standard Rooms throughout on a bed & breakfast board basis.  Your night in Kinosaki will also include dinner.

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
Toshi Center - Tokyo
Located in the heart of the city, this hotel offers you spacious bedrooms, luxurious bathrooms, and convenient access to the JR and Subway lines, making it perfect for tourists.  Most rooms feature a panoramic view of Tokyo... it's even more beautiful at night!
The B Kyoto Sanjo - Kyoto
Set in a picturesque historic district overlooking the Higashiyama mountain range, this cozy, unassuming hotel is a 3-minute walk from Sanjo train station, 2 km from the Nishiki Market and 3 km from the Kyoto National Museum.

Matsuya - Kinosaki
Everything about this hotel is traditional: from the tatami (woven-straw) floor to zen garden...this hotel draws on the expertise of traditional Japan to bring its guests a tranquil space to return to. Guests especially love the hot spring!

Option 2: 4* Hotels

You will be staying in Standard Rooms throughout on a bed & breakfast board basis.  Your night in Kinsaki will also include a traditional Japanese dinner.

Adults Adults
2 Adults
Agora Place Asakusa - Tokyo
Chic, stylish & elegantly modern this hotel is perfect for exploring the city. Its a 1-minute walk from Tawaramachi Station(Ginza line) 10-minute walk to Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Arcade. 5-minute walk to Kappabashi Dougu Street.
Kyoto Royal & Spa - Kyoto
This modern hotel is located on Kawaramachi Street, a vibrant avenue which is a perfect example of Japan's juxtaposition of old and new. This upmarket hotel is a 6-minute walk from Sanjo train station and 3 km from Kiyomizu-dera Buddhist temple.

A buffet is served in an airy, relaxed restaurant with street views. Other amenities include a spa and English-style bar.

Kanko Hotel Higashiyamaso - Kinosaki
This traditional hotel has a great view in all directions - Sasaura Bay to the East, Onsenji Temple to the West, the flowing Maruyama River to the South, and the vast greenness of Higashiyama Park to the rear. For an especial treat you need to reserve one of the open-air baths!

Your Journey

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Internal Transport: Shared shuttle airport transfers & train tickets between Tokyo, Hakone & Kyoto on a Shinkansen (Bullet Train) are included. Please note that transfers to/from the train station are not included.

Japan Rail Pass: The JR Pass allows you almost unlimited travel for 7 days on all Japan Rail lines throughout the country. It allows you to travel on the world-famous Bullet Train (Shinkansen).

Weather

Jan
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Feb
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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Oct
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Nov
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Dec
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What's included?

  • Accommodation in 3* or 4* hotel (according to the chosen option) in bed and breakfast (types of bed – double beds or twin beds are not guarantee **)
  • 1 night in a Ryokan
  • Traditional Japanese meal in Kinosaki
  • Shared transfers airport/hotel/airport
  • Pocket Wi-Fi

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.  If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents.  You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers, car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services.  Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com 

Important Information

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

Please note: you may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

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