Japan self guided trekking vacation, Nakasendo Trail

Japan self guided trekking vacation, Nakasendo Trail

Self-guided walking along Japan’s ancient Nakasendo trail
From US $985 to US $2,780 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Last minute availability for several departures in October, including 7th October and 14th October.
Japan 10 day itinerary

Japan 10 day itinerary

The perfect itinerary for a short yet magic trip to Japan.
From £1,458 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.
There's still time for your 2018 getaway. £50 off per person, book before 30th September for any travel date in 2018. Book your 2019 holiday with only a £150 deposit per person.
Japan group vacation, a food adventure

Japan group vacation, a food adventure

Dive into Tokyo city’s incredible food scene
From US $4,965US $4,717 to US $5,530 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov
2019: 10 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 23 Jun, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov
Up to US $240 off. Late availability on these dates: 07 Oct, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 04 Nov
Japan culture tour, Shoguns & Samurai

Japan culture tour, Shoguns & Samurai

Ultra-modern Tokyo to Imperial Kyoto
From US $4,585 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 14 Oct, 3 Nov
2019: 3 Apr, 12 Apr, 8 May, 20 May, 17 Jul, 16 Oct, 6 Nov
Last minute availability for October guided cultural tour, Shoguns and Samurai. This tour visits the highlights of Central Japan and the Nakasendo.
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Kyoto to Tokyo small group vacation in Japan

Kyoto to Tokyo small group vacation in Japan

Journey into the heart of Japan - Kyoto to Tokyo
From US $4,895US $4,406 to US $5,450 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 17 Nov
2019: 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 3 Apr, 7 Apr, 10 Apr, 14 Apr, 17 Apr, 21 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 9 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 16 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov
Up to US $480 off. Late availability on these dates: 27 Oct, 03 Nov, 17 Nov
Hiking tours to Japan

Hiking tours to Japan

Explore the backroads of Japan
From US $4,490 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Sep, 11 Nov
2019: 10 Mar, 24 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 19 May, 2 Jun, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov
2020: 8 Mar, 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 19 Apr, 17 May, 31 May, 13 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 30 Sep, 11 Nov
Southern Japan small group vacation

Southern Japan small group vacation

Off the beaten track in Kyoto, Nara & Kyushu
From US $4,725 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 Oct, 31 Oct
2019: 6 May, 23 May, 23 Sep, 19 Oct
Last minute availability for October departure to explore Kyushu
Southern Japan small group tour

Southern Japan small group tour

Experience a different side to Japan on its southern islands
From US $4,970US $4,473 to US $5,120 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Nov
2019: 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 17 May, 14 Jun, 9 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 1 Nov
Up to US $490 off. Late availability on these dates: 01 Nov
Biking vacation in Japan

Biking vacation in Japan

Sociable cycling tour of Japan's culture and nature
From US $5,815 to US $6,585 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 13 Oct
2019: 23 Mar, 4 May, 1 Jun, 5 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 13 Oct
Japan 15 day tour, ancient forts & futuristic cities

Japan 15 day tour, ancient forts & futuristic cities

Taking you around the heart of the country in just two weeks
From £2,598 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.
There's still time for your 2018 getaway. £50 off per person, book before 30th September for any travel date in 2018. Book your 2019 holiday with only a £150 deposit per person.
Japan family vacation

Japan family vacation

Throw yourself into the whirl of Japan
From US $4,180US $3,135 to US $4,430 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Sep, 21 Oct
2019: 7 Apr, 13 Apr, 14 Apr, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 22 Sep, 29 Sep
Up to US $1040 off. Late availability on these dates: 30 Sep, 21 Oct
Japan walking tour of Shikoku

Japan walking tour of Shikoku

Beautiful Shikoku Island and the 88 Pilgrimage trail
From US $4,495 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 14 Oct
2019: 12 May, 20 Oct
Last minute availability on guaranteed 14th October departure to explore Shikoku
vacation in Japan

vacation in Japan

Take the bullet train Tokyo to Kyoto
From US $4,310US $4,261 to US $5,025 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs most Saturdays throughout the year.
Up to US $220 off. Late availability on these dates: 23 Oct, 27 Oct, 03 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 22 Dec
Tokyo to Kyoto vacation in Japan

Tokyo to Kyoto vacation in Japan

See the best of Japan without busting your budget.
From US $1,920 to US $2,325 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 27 Oct
2019: 16 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 3 Apr, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 17 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 22 Jun, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 17 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 21 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 27 Oct
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Japan vacation, ancient and modern

Japan vacation, ancient and modern

Explore the attractions of this vibrant nation
From US $5,505 to US $6,355 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Sep, 9 Nov
2019: 15 Mar, 17 Mar, 20 Mar, 23 Mar, 24 Mar, 10 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 21 Apr, 10 May, 17 May, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 20 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov
2020: 14 Mar, 15 Mar, 18 Mar, 21 Mar, 22 Mar, 25 Mar, 28 Mar, 29 Mar, 4 Apr, 5 Apr, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 19 Apr, 9 May, 16 May
Late availability on these dates: 28 Sep, 09 Nov
    Japan self guided trekking vacation, Nakasendo Trail
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    US $985
    excluding flights
    Experiencing a completely different culture was the highlight. (more)John Gunston
    The walks through the ancient forests of Japan were above expectation, but the highlight I think was staying in the Ryokan - the charm and character of the inns and our hosts and the total immersion into a traditional Japanese experience with their tatami rooms, onsen baths and local cuisine. (more)Neil Dillon
    Excellent, looking forward to traveling with you again. (more)Dennis Minchin
    Hiking tours to Japan
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    US $4,490
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    We particularly enjoyed Kyoto which gave a mix of city living with the cultural experiences. We visited Sanjusangendo temple which holds 1001 life sized statues... (more)Lisa Thompson
    This was an excellent trip. ...Walking in the countryside - seeing parts of Japan that I would never have discovered on my own and being guided by a reliable expert. Asuka, Dorogawa and the Mitarai Gorge were particularly memorable. Also - wonderful exotic food, charming ryokans and soothing onsens. (more)Una Dinning
    Japan culture tour, Shoguns & Samurai
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    US $4,585
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    Experiencing such a different culture and all things Japanese was the best. Excellent. Fumiko was a very helpful, informative and patient guide. We saw amazing temples, landscape etc. (more)Janet Barwell
    The whole thing was tremendous - felt we got a real insight into Japan today and in the past....One of the best vacations we have been on - very well planned to give a varied taste of the Japanese culture. (more)Anne Cooper
    The most memorable part of the vacation was getting a bit of an insight into the people and culture of everyday Japan by traveling on local trains and buses and staying in local inns in rural areas rather than faceless hotels. (more)Nicola Lindsey
    Kyoto to Tokyo small group vacation in Japan
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    US $4,406
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? The cherry blossom in Japan. Tips? Take an umbrella, be ready to walk a lot and have fun. Local benefits? Yes, especially the local hotels amd ryokan. Overall rating? Excellent. Very good guide (Kimi) who went beyond the vacation description, taking us on tours, and explaining the local customs. We explored other tours before booking with this company and this was best value for money. (more)Mary-Anne Rose
    vacation in Japan
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    US $4,261
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    Miyajima-beautiful garden and Shinkansen was fab. (more)Rachel Melton
    Superb. Would recommend it wholeheartedly. Thanks very much. (more)Simon Toller
    A lot of good experiences - elephant ride on Christmas day - meeting a monk for meditation - Thai massage (ouch ouch ouch) and some great pampering. Food was often an adventure too. (more)Joanna Hughes
    Southern Japan small group vacation
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    US $4,725
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? Seeing Mt Sakurajima look very peaceful and then erupt and having an Onsen by the beach. Tips? Pack lightly and be prepared to spend a lot of time on public transport as you travel large distances. While it is called a walking tour you don't actually walk large distances most days. Local benefits? Yes, We stayed in family run accommodation about half the time and ate a lot of local food prepared by locals rather than big companies. Overall rating? Very... (more)Barbara and Peter Gray
    Tokyo to Kyoto vacation in Japan
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    US $1,920
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? It was all fabulous! There was an ideal mix of pace and sightseeing between frenetic Tokyo, to gentle Nikko and beautiful Kyoto. Our guide Koi was so organised and helpful, her assistance in getting around really made traveling, navigating public transport or busy sightseeing spots enjoyable rather than stressful. Tips? Double check your itinerary, as it was not clear from the notes that we would have a guide on hand throughout the trip and that our travel between... (more)Lisa Watson
    Japan vacation, ancient and modern
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    US $5,505
    excluding flights
    Fabulous people - so welcoming and polite. Loved the Onsens - open air thermal baths where you bathe naked! (more)Rosie Morgan
    Difficult to pick one experience above all others but probably the visit to the Snow Monkeys was the most enjoyable. (more)Allan Wild
    Excellent... (more)Ruth Martin
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