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  • Escape to Japan and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime in destinations such as Tokyo, Kyoto and Matsumoto.
  • Choose between 3* and 4* hotels throughout your stay and dine on delicious cuisine, ensuring you're well-pampered from the moment you arrive.
  • Experience the bustling metropolis of Tokyo, head to hot springs on the edge of Mount Fuji and soak up the vibrant history and culture in Matsumoto!
  • You will also have the opportunity to add a wide range of impressive optional excursions to make your trip even more special.

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. 

Kawaguchiko - Mount Fuji

South of Mount Fuji and West of Tokyo you will find a tranquil spot where the imposing slopes of Mount Fuji meet a glistening lake. A red torii, a traditional 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 site is the snow-capped peak of Mount Fuji as it juts into the sky.

Matsumoto

Discover this charming mountain city located on Japan's main island, Honshu. The city is most well known for the Matsumoto Castle and being a base for travellers looking to head into the Japanese Alps. The castle was built over 400 years ago and features six stories which still retain their original wooden structure. There are a variety of museums in Matsumoto that are worth visiting to learn a little more about the history and culture here. This area is perfect for culture-vultures and nature lovers alike offering stunning mountain views and intriguing walking trails to follow.

Kanazawa

Touched with the grand allure of its past, Kanazawa prides itself on being a historical jewel of Japan. It is best known for being home to one of Japan's most beautiful landscaped gardens - Kenrokuen - a castle garden originating from the 17th century.

It's easy to discover this nostalgic city in a few days,
 admiring its celebrated penchant for the traditional arts, including hand-painted silks and lacquerware, ceramics and delicate gold leaf work. Spot a geisha at work, discover authentic tea houses and inns, and wade your way through the market.

Okayama

Okayama is the largest city in the Chugoku Region right after Hiroshima. It has its own charm and, like Matsumoto, is known for the 16th-century Okayama Castle with its intriguing black exterior. As well as being an important transportation hub, the city is also home to stunning natural places including the expansive Korakuen Garden, which is popular with locals and tourists alike. 

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.

Our Offers

7-Night In the footsteps of the Samurai Tour in 3* or 4* Hotels

9-Night In the footsteps of the Samurai Tour in 3* or 4* Hotels

12-Night In the footsteps of the Samurai Tour in 3* or 4* Hotels

14-Night In the footsteps of the Samurai Tour in 3* or 4* Hotels

Your Itineraries In Brief

7-Night / 9-Day Tour
Day 1: UK - Tokyo
Day 2: Tokyo
Day 3: Tokyo
Day 4: Tokyo
Day 5: Kawaguchiko - Mount Fuji
Day 6: Matsumoto
Day 7: Kyoto 
Day 8: Kyoto
Day 9: Kyoto - UK

9-Night / 11-Day Tour
Day 1: UK - Tokyo
Day 2: Tokyo
Day 3: Tokyo
Day 4: Tokyo
Day 5: Kawaguchiko - Mount Fuji
Day 6: Matsumoto
Day 7: Matsumoto
Day 8: Kyoto
Day 9: Kyoto 
Day 10: Kyoto
Day 11: Kyoto - UK

12-Night / 14-Day Tour
Day 1: UK - Tokyo
Day 2: Tokyo
Day 3: Tokyo
Day 4: Tokyo
Day 5: Tokyo
Day 6: Kawaguchiko - Mount Fuji
Day 7: Matsumoto
Day 8: Matsumoto
Day 9: Kanazawa
Day 10: Kyoto 
Day 11: Kyoto
Day 12: Kyoto
Day 13: Kyoto
Day 14: Kyoto - UK

14-Night / 16-Day Tour
Day 1: UK - Tokyo
Day 2: Tokyo
Day 3: Tokyo
Day 4: Tokyo
Day 5: Tokyo
Day 6: Kawaguchiko - Mount Fuji
Day 7: Matsumoto
Day 8: Matsumoto
Day 9: Kanazawa
Day 10: Okayama
Day 11: Okayama 
Day 12: Kyoto
Day 13: Kyoto
Day 14: Kyoto
Day 15: Kyoto
Day 16: Kyoto - UK

Your Itinerary

During their tour, our members will follow the itineraries as seen below.

Please Note:
20 days before departure you will receive the following items:

- A 25-page mini travel guide, giving details about your trip (transport between hotels, touristic spots, train timetables etc.)
- Your Japan Rail Pass
- Airport shuttles tickets for Tokyo
- Maps of Tokyo and Kyoto
- Tourist brochures for the cities featured in the tour

Please Note: In very rare cases, mostly in very high season, steps might be reversed. You will be informed in your mini travel-guide.

Day 1: UK - Tokyo
Flight from UK.

Day 2: Arrival in Tokyo
Upon arrival in Tokyo at Narita or Haneda airport, you will enjoy a transfer to the hotel.

Days in Tokyo
Enjoy free time in the city or opt to add one of our optional excursions as listed below.

Our Suggestions in Tokyo:
Asakusa district and Senso-ji temple
The Tokyo Skytree, 634 metres high, and Tokyo Tower, the symbol of the city
Ueno Park with its many museums
Shibuya and Shinjuku districts
The Imperial Palace Garden
Meiji-jingu Shrine

Day trips from Tokyo:
Nikko, with its temples and shrines in the heart of the forest. Trains to Nikko are covered by the JR Pass (2 hours).
Kamakura and the Great Buddha (Daibutsu). The train to Kamakura is covered by the JR Pass (1 hour).
Day 5, or 6: Tokyo - Kawaguchiko - Mount Fuji
On this day, transfer to the station by subway (not included) and enjoy a train journey from Tokyo to Otsuki covered by your JR Pass, from where you can reach Kawaguchiko - Mount Fuji (extra 1 hour train that is not covered by JR Pass - additional 10.00€). Check into your hotel before enjoying free time in Kawaguchiko, at the foot of Mount Fuji, the symbol of Japan and in the famous five lakes region.

Our Suggestions in Kawaguchiko:
Observe the Mount Fuji from the many points of view of the region
Take the Kachi Kachi Ropeway funicular to see the superb panoramic view, on one side of the lake, and on the other side of Mount Fuji
Day 6, 7 and/or 8: Matsumoto
Embark on a train journey to Matsumoto. (approx 2 hours 45 min). Check into your hotel. Matsumoto has kept many vestiges of its prosperity during the feudal period. But the most striking thing about visiting the city is the imposing castle, nicknamed by the Japanese "the crow" because of its black colour. It is the oldest of its kind in Japan and its dungeon offers a breathtaking view in all seasons.Fortified town, Matsumoto was also an industrial and commercial centre, and has preserved its warehouses typical of the Meiji era in the Nakamichi district.

Included:
Enjoy a private half-day guided tour in Matsumoto in English (Or French). You will discover the feudal castle, the historical districts and other sites according to your preferences. Please note that it is possible that on very rare dates in the high season, this half-day guided tour in Matsumoto may be replaced by a half-day guided tour in Tokyo or Kyoto.

Our suggestions in Matsumoto:
Try samurai combat with a Master of this martial art!
Day 9 (not available in the 7 or 9-night option): Kanazawa 
Embark on a train journey to Kanazawa included with the JR Pass (2 hours 45 minutes). Check into your ryokan, traditional Japanese accommodation. Enjoy a traditional dinner and breakfast in your accommodation (included in your offer). You will discover the city's rich gastronomy. Then you have a free day for you to explore Kanazawa, a picturesque traditional city on Japan Sea, close to Japanese Alps. 

Our suggestions in Kanazawa: 
Geisha and Samourai districts
Kanazawa Castle
Kenrokuen, one of Japan's "three most beautiful landscape gardens"
The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, one of the most famous in Japan
The Seisonkaku Villa, built in 1863
Famous large fish market, everyday in the city

Day 10 & 11 (not available in the 7, 9 or 12-night option): Okayama
Enjoy a Shinkansen journey to Okayama (1 hour, covered by your JR Pass). Check into your hotel. Then you will have free time in Okayama to explore its surroundings. At the crossroads between two islands, Okayama, former seigneurial city, reflects the nobleness of a past kingdom.

Our suggestions in Okayama:
The impressive "crow" castle of Okayama city
The Kôrakuen garden, one of the three most beautiful in Japan

Examples of excursions from Okayama city (less than 1 hour one way, included in your Japan Rail Pass):
Kurashiki, an old merchant city bordered by canals. Do not miss the Ohashi house,representative of the former Japanese nobleness
Naoshima island, world famous for its Modern Art museums and the works of Tadao Ando. From Uno (50min by JR train from Okayama, 20min by boat (subject to a charge) to get to the island. Details in your travelogue)
Bizen, specialized in ceramics and katana forges

You will then return to Kyoto the next day, morning or afternoon for your last nights.
Free Days in Kyoto
After breakfast in your hotel, transfer to the station (not included) and journey to Kyoto by express train. Kyoto, the former imperial capital, combines the past with the present, and the present with the future. Millennium, artistic, spiritual and gourmet: visiting Kyoto is an opportunity to discover the origins of the Japanese soul and is the essential stopover of a stay in Japan. 

Upon arrival, enjoy free time in the city or opt to add one of our excursions as seen below.

Our suggestions in Kyoto:
Ryoanji Temple, a famous rock garden
Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) and Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion)
The Gion district and the Philosopher’s Path
The Kiyomizu-dera
Nishiki Market, where you can find typical food from Kyoto
Nijo Castle and its nightingale floors
Arashiyama’s bamboo groves

Day trip suggestions from Kyoto:
Nara - Trip covered by the Japan Rail Pass (30 to 45 minutes), with Fushimi-Inari Taisha shrine and its thousands of vermilion torii gates on your way back from Nara. Trip covered by the Japan Rail Pass (5 minutes).
Hiroshima & Miyajima (1 hour 45 minutes from Kyoto, included in your Japan Rail Pass).

Final Day of Stay: Kyoto - UK
Take a transfer to Osaka Kansai Airport from your hotel (included).

End of Services.

Your Tour Hotels

Our members will stay at the following 3* or 4* hotels in Standard Rooms with meals included as per itinerary.

When staying in 3* hotels, breakfast is included in Kawaguchiko, Matsumoto, Kanazawa and Okayama. Half board (dinner, breakfast) is included in Kanazawa ryokan. All other breakfasts not included in your package can be booked at reception upon check-in. However, in Tokyo and Kyoto, you will find many cafes near your hotel serving often tastier breakfasts than those of hotels, which sometimes have restrictive schedules.

When staying in 4* hotels, breakfast is included in each hotel and half board (dinner, breakfast) is included in Kanazawa ryokan.

3* Hotels

Your Tour Hotels
Tokyo: B Akasaka Mitsuke Hotel 3* or Similar

Kawaguchiko: Hotel Mystays Fuji Onsen Resort 3* or Similar

Matsumoto: Hotel Premier Cabin 3* or Similar

Kanazawa (not valid with 7 or 9-night tour): Ryokan Nakayasu 3* (traditional Japanese style rooms) or Similar

Okayama (not valid with 7, 9 or 12-night tour): Okayama Koraku Hotel 3* or Similar

Kyoto: Hotel Intergate Kyoto 3* or Similar

All Hotels Sleep up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

4* Hotels

Your Tour Hotels
Tokyo: Metropolitan Ikebukoro Tokyo 4* or Similar

Kawaguchiko: Regina Kawaguchiko Hotel 4* or Similar

Matsumoto: Hotel Buena Vista 4* or Similar

Kanazawa (not valid with 7 or 9-night tour): Ryokan Yuyaruru Saisai 4* or Similar

Okayama (not valid with 7, 9 or 12-night tour): Hotel Granvia Okayama 4* or Similar

Kyoto: Monterey Hotel 4* or Similar

All Hotels Sleep up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed. If any of these hotels are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be found.

Your Included Excursions

Our members have the following excursions included in their stay.

Private Guided Tour of Matsumoto

Your Included Excursions
In Matsumoto, enjoy a private guided half-day in English or French to discover the secrets of the city. Discover this city surrounded by the Japanese Alps, where traces of samurai heritage can be found in its imposing castle and historic districts.

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee - subject to availability.

Unlimited Pocket Wifi Supplement

Your Optional Excursions
Travel with confidence with the unlimited Pocket Wifi option that will follow you everywhere during the trip. Renting Pocket WiFi in Japan is ideal if you’re looking for fast and unlimited internet access for the entire duration of your trip. Lightweight and with a long battery life, its nationwide coverage guarantees internet access wherever you are, on any kind of device (iPhone, Android smartphone, laptop).

Pre-paid transportation card, already charged with ¥1,500

Your Optional Excursions
This card is a prepaid top-up card that allows you to use most public transport (metro, trains and buses) in Japan. This card can be used in several of Japan's major cities. The Card is already topped up with 1500 yen ready for use (on top of a 500 yen deposit). The price of your journey is deducted automatically after every single use. If you all of the credit on the card, you can top up easily at train stations. It can also be used as a sort of electronic wallet to pay for small purchases in convenience stores, vending machines, or even to pay for parking. You can also keep your Pasmo Card for future use, as it is valid for 10 years. Or return it at the train station at the end of your trip to get back the 500 yen deposit. One card for each person.

Advantages:
● A prepaid card with 1500 yen ready for use
● Can be used on public transport in Tokyo and all other major Japanese cities
● Can be easily topped up on the machines at train stations
● Can be used as an electronic wallet

Tokyo Airport Welcome - same price package for 1-5 people (only valid for arrival between 10 am and 6 pm)

Your Optional Excursions
Tokyo is a vast city, which can sometimes be a little baffling. An airport reception will allow you to get to your hotel with ease and to confidently take your first steps in the city. Your guide can help you choose the best form of transport for getting into Tokyo, right to your hotel's door. They can also provide you with valuable advice about the rest of your stay. Length of activity: half a day. Our guide will wait for you at the airport, at the customs exit gate, and will take you to your hotel from there. The price of transport from the airport to hotels for your guide and for you are not included in the price of the visit (roughly 25€ from Narita and 9€ from Haneda). All our guides are bilingual English speakers.

Tokyo - Full Day in Tokyo

Your Optional Excursions
Enjoy a guided day with one of the locals! Example of visits: Visit Meiji-jingu shrine in the center of Tokyo and Harajuku. Then explore Shinjuku, its garden and the Government Building for a breathtaking view. Meals, transportation and site entrance charges for yourself ​and the guide are not included in the price (​Guide meals, guide transportation and guide site entrance fees: roughly 25 € /activity). All the guides are bilingual in English and French. Spanish or Italian depending on availability.

Tokyo - 1 Day Pass to Disneyland or DisneySea

Your Optional Excursions
Discover a magical world in Tokyo. With this pass, you can enter either Tokyo DisneySea or Disneyland, both unique wonderlands!! Access to the park is subject to ticket availability. If they are not available they will be refunded. By default you will be given DisneySea tickets. In case of non-availability of DisneySea, Disneyland Tokyo tickets will replace them. On site, you can choose between Disneyland or Disneysea but you cannot enter both parks. The parks are 1 hour from Tokyo by public transport.

Matsumoto - Initiation to Samurai Combat

Your Optional Excursions
Enjoy an unforgettable experience with a Samurai Master near the famous feudal castle of Matsumoto. You can first choose your outfit, then your sword (bamboo for safety reasons). You will learn the basic moves, then be confronted with a real opponent! If you wish, you can be filmed and feel like a movie star! The price of the activity does not include any additional fees. Activity available from 12 years old, in English or French.

Kanazawa - Private Onsen (Traditional Japanese Bath) in your room

Your Optional Excursions
Like all traditional accommodation in Japan, the ryokan offered at the Hakone Mont Fuji has single-gender Japanese collective baths (onsen). By choosing this option, you will enjoy a traditional bath in your room. Recommended for mixed couples, families, modest people or people with clearly visible tattoos.

Kyoto - Guided Day Tour

Your Optional Excursions

Enjoy a guided day with one of the locals! Example of visits: Explore Nijo Castle, the Kyoto residence of the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu and Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion). Then it's onto Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion) and the Gion district. Meals, transportation and site entrance charges for you and the guide are not included in the price (Guide meals, guide transportation and guide site entrance fees: roughly 25€/activity). All the guides are bilingual in English and French. Spanish or Italian depending on availability.

Kyoto - Geishas District Evening Tour

Your Optional Excursions
Enjoy walking with a guide in this amazing historical area at night (Around 1h 30, from 7pm to 8.30pm). All our guides are bilingual in English. French, Italian or Spanish depending on availability. Max 10 people group.

Kyoto - Tea Ceremony (45 minutes)

Your Optional Excursions
Experience a traditional japanese tea ceremony in an authentic district of Kyoto. Taste the delicious matcha tea and understand the complexity of its service in one of the best tea houses of the city.  English only. Max 12 people group. 45 minutes. 

Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

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.

Transfers: Return private and shared transfers are included throughout this offer, as per itinerary, for flight-inclusive offers. This includes an airport transfer from Tokyo airports (Narita or Haneda) by shared limousine bus shuttle and an airport transfer from your hotel in Kyoto to Kansai International Airport (KIX) by shared shuttle.

- 7 & 9 nights tour (also included for the 12 & 14 night tours): Rapid train journeys between Tokyo and Otsuki (1 hour 45 min), from where you will reach Kawaguchiko (extra 1 hour, not included in the JR Pass, 10€/person)
Express train journey between Otsuki and Matsumoto, approx. 1 hour 45 minutes
Express train and shinkansen journey between Matsumoto and Kyoto, approx 3 hours
- 12 nights tour: As above + Express train and Shinkansen journey between Matsumoto and Kanazawa, approx 2 hours 45 minutes
Shinkansen between Kanazawa and Kyoto, approx 2 hours 
- 14 nights tour: As above + Express train and Shinkansen journey between Kanazawa and Okayama, approx 4 hours
Shinkansen journey between Okayama and Kyoto, approx 1 hour

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 

Japan Rail Pass: The Japan Rail Pass is a special train pass for foreign tourists visiting Japan. It includes the use of all trains operated by Japan Railways, more than 20,000km of railways throughout Japan including the Shinkansen Bullet Trains (except for certain high-speed “Nozomi” and “Mizuho” trains). This allows you to access the vast majority of tourist attractions from the North to the South of Japan, on the 4 main islands for days your pass is valid. What you receive is an official voucher that you will have to exchange it at a JR office (which can be found at major airports and JR stations), once you have arrived in Japan, you will need your passport to exchange the voucher. At the time of the exchange, you will have to provide a date for when you want your JR Pass to be activated. This date must be within 30 days after the exchange.

With your JR Pass you can go anywhere you want on the Japan Railways railroad network. With the JR Pass, booking is not an obligation and any non-reserved (and available) seat can be occupied upon presentation of your Japan Rail Pass. You can also reserve a seat without additional charges by going to a travel service centre or JR ticket office (“Midori no madoguchi”) before taking the train. Simply show your Japan Rail Pass and you can get a seat ticket.

The following train journeys will be covered by Japan Rail Pass:
- Rapid train journeys between Tokyo and Otsuki (1 hour 45 min), from where you will reach Kawaguchiko (extra 1 hour, not included in the JR Pass, 10€/person)
- Express train journey between Otsuki and Matsumoto, approx. 1 hour 45 minutes
- Express train and shinkansen journey between Matsumoto and Kyoto, approx 3 hours
- Express train and Shinkansen journey between Matsumoto and Kanazawa, approx 2 hours 45 minutes
- Shinkansen between Kanazawa and Kyoto, approx 2 hours 
- Express train and Shinkansen journey between Kanazawa and Okayama, approx 4 hours
- Shinkansen journey between Okayama and Kyoto, approx 1 hour

The Japan Rail Pass does not cover:
- Subway and buses in Tokyo and Kyoto (you can pay by prepaid transportation card, optional)
- Private lines (that are not JR)
- Transfer station ↔ hotels (by foot, bus, taxis or subway)
- Nozomi and Mizuho very quick Shinkansen
- Train journeys done outside of pass validity

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
min : 20°C max : 27°C
Oct
min : 14°C max : 21°C
Nov
min : 9°C max : 17°C
Dec
min : 4°C max : 12°C

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here.


Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 


Entry Requirements 


You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 


If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter Japan. For non-British citizens, you should contact a Japanese Embassy or Consulate


Health 


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries


If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. 


Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This offer is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include any additional taxes, which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included

  • 7, 9, 12 or 14-night stay in 3* or 4* hotels as per itinerary
  • Meals included as per itinerary
  • One night in a traditional Ryokan with traditional dinner included (12 & 14 night tours)
  • Private Guided half-day tour in Matsumoto included
  • Japan Rail Pass (7 days)
  • One mini travel-guide (sent by mail 20 days before departure)
  • Access to 24-hour English-speaking helpline
  • Return airport and inter-hotel transfers included (with flight-inclusive bookings)

Not Included

  • Personal expenditure, such as not mentioned meals/drinks or touristic sports entrance fees
  • Public transportation inside cities (prepaid transportation card in option)
  • Kyoto and Kanazawa city tourist accommodation tax (200¥ (about 1.50€/night/person))
  • The round trip between Otsuki and Kawaguchiko (10€/person/go)
  • Insurance
  • Options
  • Everything but what is “included in the price”

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.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

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.

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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  • Exclusive perks and discounts of up to -70%
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