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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)

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Option 1: 8 Night Tour
Day 1: Arrival in Japan
Day 2: Free time in Tokyo
Day 3: Free time in Tokyo
Day 4: Train to Hakone
Day 5: Train to Kyoto
Day 6: Free time in Kyoto
Day 7: Free time in Kyoto
Day 8: Free time in Kyoto
Day 9: Flight home

Option 2: 10 Night Tour
Day 1: Arrival in Japan
Day 2: Free time in Tokyo
Day 3: Free time in Tokyo
Day 4: Free time in Tokyo
Day 5: Free time in Tokyo
Day 6: Train to Hakone
Day 7: Train to Kyoto
Day 8: Free time in Kyoto
Day 9: Free time in Kyoto
Day 10: Free time in Kyoto
Day 11: Flight home

Our members can choose between 3* or 4* hotels on both itineraries.

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.  
Hakone
South of Mount Fuji and West of Tokyo you will find a tranquil spot where the imposing slopes of Mount Fuji meets a glistening lake.  A red torii, a traditionally Japanese gate frames the entrance to this heavenly spot where it is easy to slow down and forget the stresses of everyday life.  And at the heart of this majestic sight is the snow-capped peak of Mount Fuji as it juts into the sky.
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. 

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...nowhere 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 - Great Buddha
You leave Tokyo and head for Kamakura by bus in order to visit the famous Kotokuin Temple, where the Great Buddha statue is hidden, and Tsuruoka Hachimangu Shrine afterwards. After a small break to take a cup of Japanese green tea you have time to explore the beautiful bamboo forest at Hokoku-ji Temple.

Departure is at 9am from the Bus Hamamatsucho terminal (the bus can pick you up from other meeting points).

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).

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.

Maiko Show with Dinner Included in Kyoto (Drinks Excluded)
Immerse yourself in Japan's unique culture when you 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...

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3* Hotels

You will be staying in Standard Rooms throughout on a bed & breakfast board basis.  Your night in Hakone will also include a traditional Japanese dinner, there is also a traditional Tea Ceremony in Kyoto.

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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.
Ichinoyu Honkan Ryokan - Hakone
On the banks of the Haya River you will find a peaceful hot spring hotel which is housed within a pagoda-style building that dates back to the 1630s. The rooms themselves are simple with floor-to-ceiling-windows and neutral colour scheme.  You will also have free WiFi while you stay here.
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.

4* Hotels

You will be staying in Standard Rooms throughout on a bed & breakfast board basis.  Your night in Hakone will also include a traditional Japanese dinner, there is also a traditional Tea Ceremony in Kyoto.

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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!
Hakone Pax Yoshino - Hakone
This hotel is supremely well located just a 12 minute walk from the station, making it the ideal gateway to sightseeing in Hakone. This peaceful hotel is inspired by Japan's traditional side: a hot spring, traditional decor & tantalising Japanese cuisine are the ideal accompaniments to your holiday.
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.

In exceptionally rare circumstances, hotels may be swapped for another hotel of similar/equivalent quality in the area.

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.

Weather

Jan
min : 1°C max : 10°C
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 Ryokan
  • Traditional Japanese meal in Hakone
  • Shared transfers airport/hotel/airport
  • Train: Tokyo – Hakone and Hakone – Kyoto
  • Baggage delivery from Tokyo to Kyoto (1 luggage per person)
  • Pocket Wi-Fi
  • Tea ceremony in Kyoto

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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