We Love —
- Discover the fascinating and exquisite culture of Japan where the ancient and modern worlds collide, on this 12 night group tour.
- Highlights include UNESCO World Heritage sights Toshogu Shrine and the Gassho-Zukuri house, and journeying from Hiroshima to Kyoto on the famous bullet train.
- The services of a knowledgeable guide will help you get under the skin of this amazing country, with comfortable hotel accommodation included throughout.
Book Now, Pay Later —
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Your Destination —
Discover modern cities and ancient marvels on this enchanting tour. Enjoy the cosmopolitan city of Tokyo, before continuing to explore the ancient imperial city of Kyoto and the impressive Mount Fuji and the moving city of Hiroshima.
There are a host of UNESCO World Heritage sites to explore on this tour, including the Itsukushima Shrine and an abundance of stunning temples and pristine gardens.
- Asakusa Kannon Temple
- Toshogu Shrine (UNESCO World Heritage site)
- Gassho-Zukuri houses (UNESCO World Heritage site)
- Peace Memorial Park
- Bullet Train - Hiroshima to Kyoto
- Traditional Tea Ceremony
Your Itinerary —
(B) = Breakfast
Your Hotels —
You will stay in the following hotels or similar (depending on availability) in a Standard Room with daily breakfast. All hotels are a 3/4* standard.
Tokyo: Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu
A high rise hotel in the the business and entertainment district, this property is just two minutes walk from two stations, so you can easily reach all the city sights. The 487 guestrooms are simple and modern. Facilities include an indoor pool and fitness centre and four restaurants / bars.
Tayama: Toyama Excel Hotel Tokyo
A modern hotel with 210 guestrooms, some offering views of the magnificent Tateyama Mountains. Facilities include a fitness room, indoor pool and two restaurants.
Nagoya: Nagoya Sakae Tokyu Rei
This hotel is located in the city’s Sakae district - a bustling area with many offices, shopping spots, and dining opportunities. At just a seven-minute walk from Sakae and Fushimi subway stations, the hotel is ideally situated for sightseeing too. The 297 guestrooms are simple and modern, and facilities include a Western restaurant and a fitness club.
Osaka: Shin-Osaka Esaka Tokyu Rei
This hotel has 363 simple and welcoming guestrooms, and is located near the Midosuji subway line - a major transportation link between southern and northern Osaka. It features a western style restaurant and a fitness room.
Matsue: Matsue Excel Hotel Tokyu Inn
This hotel is located in front of Matsue Station, making it really convenient for sightseeing . There are 163 rooms spread over 9 floors, and facilities include a relaxed restaurant and fitness room.
Hiroshima: Hiroshima Tokyu Rei
Set on Heiwa-dori, this business hotel offers 239 guestrooms, located just 10 minutes walk from the shopping area, Peace Park and the memorial museum.
Kyoto: Kyoto Tokyu Hotel
Winner of the Kyoto Scenic Beauty Award, this well-established, upmarket hotel’s atmosphere of quiet and calm invites instant relaxation on arrival. It is just 5 minutes from the World Heritage site Nishi-Honganji Temple. It features 430 graciously appointed guest rooms, 3 restaurants and bars, a courtyard terrace, gym and spa.
Tokyo Narita Airport: Narita Excel Hotel Tokyu
Located just a 15-minute shuttle bus ride from Narita Airport, this hotel provides convenient accessibility for the night before your flight. In addition to 706 modern guestrooms, the hotel has a gym to keep you healthy whilst travelling.
Your Journey —
Just for you: If you live within 50 miles of the UK departure airport, we will include a free VIP chauffeur service to and from the airport. (If you live further than this you can add this service for an additional fee.)
Flights: Return economy class flights (in-direct) from London Heathrow or London Gatwick are included
For flight times please click here.
Transfers: Shared transfers are included as per itinerary.
Please note: flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Specific flights cannot be selected and confirmed timings will be shown on your official documentation from the tour operator. Flights are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.