Highlights of Japan

Discover colourful cultures, tasty cuisines, and enchanting cities as you follow your local guide on the 8-day highlights of Japan tour. Start your adventure in the bustling city of Tokyo, checking out the world-famous fish markets and neon-lit bars of Shinjuku. Marvel at the picture-perfect views of Mt Fuji on Lake Ashinoko and listen to your guide as they share hair-raising stories of Hiroshima’s historic past. Finish your adventure with us in Kyoto and explore a city brimming with temples, shrines, gardens and restaurants in your own time!

Duration

Destination

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8 Days

Japan

Tokyo / Kyoto

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

4 & 3 Star

4-18 People

18+

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Classic,Short Break

All Year Round

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • This 8-day adventure gives a snapshot into the highlights of Japan from the Geishas of Kyoto to the Golden Gai Bars of Tokyo, plus zen-filled landscapes like Hakone, Mt Fuji and Takayama.
  • Shape your adventure with optional activities. Learn how to make Japanese pancakes in Hiroshima, taste-test sashimi and at the local fish markets or explore the neon-lit backstreets of Tokyo!
  • Stay in carefully selected accommodation with traditional onsens and spas at your disposal. Plus, all breakfasts included in the tour package.
  • Enjoy extended two-night stays with free time in Tokyo, Takayama, and Hiroshima to embrace each city and its culture like a local!
  • Take a day trip to the romantic Miyajima Island to explore the famously floating Torii Gate and Shrines, and breath-taking 360-degree views of the inland sea.
  • Tour finishes in Kyoto with the freedom to explore the cultural and historical hub at your own pace! Your guide can provide plenty of recommendations on what to see and do while you’re there!

Sights Visited on This Tour

Garan Sacred Area

The two most prominent buildings of the Garan are the Kondo Hall and the huge Konpon Daito Pagoda. The Hall is a large wooden temple hall where major ceremonies are held.

Hakone

Hakone, in Japan's Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park west of Tokyo, is a mountainous town known for its hot springs resorts (onsen) and views of the iconic volcano Mount Fuji.

Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle is a hilltop Japanese castle complex situated in the city of Himeji which is located in the Hyōgo Prefecture of Japan. It's an increasingly popular spot.

Hiroshima

A modern city on Honshu Island, was largely destroyed by an atomic bomb during World War II. Today, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park commemorates the 1945 event.

Kuromon Market

Spacious market with vendors selling street food, fresh produce & shellfish, plus souvenirs. An amazing place to spend splendid times in peaceful area where full of locals.

Kyoto

Once the capital of Japan, is a city on the island of Honshu. It's famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces

Miyajima island

A small island in Hiroshima Bay, It is known for its forests and ancient temples. Just offshore, the giant, orange Great Torii Gate is partially submerged at high tide.

Mount Koya

A large temple settlement in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan to the south of Osaka. In the strictest sense, Mount Kōya is the mountain name of Kongōbu-ji Temple

Okunoin Cemetery

Old cedars tower in this sacred area with the mausoleum of Kobo Daishi, founder of Shingon Buddhism.This is an important site for the Japanese culture.

Osaka

Osaka is a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu. It's known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food.

Osaka Castle

The castle is one of Japan's most famous landmarks and it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Peace Museum

This museum is dedicated to documenting the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in World War II. The museum was established in August 1955 with the Peace Memorial Hall.

Peace Park & A-Bomb Dome

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial, originally the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, and now commonly called the Genbaku Dome.

Takayama

Takayama is a city in Japan's mountainous Gifu Prefecture. The narrow streets of its Sanmachi Suji historic district are lined with wooden merchants’ houses.

Tokyo

Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples.The Imperial Palace sits amid large public gardens.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

4 & 3 Star Hotels, Japanese-style Ryokans

Meals

7 Breakfasts

Transportation

Train, local bus, luggage transfers

Train

Express/bullet train, local & mountain train

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced local Travel Talk Tour Leader

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access (where available)

Sightseeing

Tokaido Checkpoint
Hakone Shrine
Morning Market

Merchant House
Takayama Jinya Building
Peace Museum

Peace Park & A Bomb Dome
Miyajima Island
Itsukushima-jinja Shrine

Himeji Castle
Kyoto
Mt Misen

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on twin share occupancy. Double occupancy is also available on request, although double room sizes are smaller in Japan. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a twin room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.  

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Accommodation

SUNROUTE ASAKUSA
Tokyo
3 Star

Hotel Sunroute Asakusa is located near to the Tawaramachi metro station, The non-smoking rooms featuring earth-tone colours are equipped with an en suite bathroom, air conditioning/heating.

ICHINOYU SHINKAN
Hakone
Ryokan

Located in a quiet area, offers rooms with a private open-air hot-spring bath. Guests can use free Wi-Fi at the entire property and enjoy the public indoor,outdoor hot-spring baths as well.

WAT HOTEL
Takayama
4 Star

Guests can make use of the hot spring bath. An off-site fitness centre, 4-minutes away on foot, is available free of charge.The hotel is located 2km from Hida Minzoku Mura Folk Village.

ARK HOTEL HIROSHIMAEKI MINAMI
Hiroshima
3 Star

Ark Hotel Hiroshimaeki Minami is a 5-minute walk away from Hiroshima Station south exit, offers rooms with free WiFi and wired internet access. The hotel features 3 dining options, a hot tub and a sauna.

SOTETSU FRESA
Hiroshima
4 Star

Located on Peace Boulevard and overlooking Peace Memorial Park and the Motoyasu River, this hotel right in the city center. It has 2 top-floor restaurants and a bar.

HEIANBO RYOKAN
Kyoto
Ryokan

Heianbo Ryokan is a 4-star hotel, only one km from Kamo River. This place is set in the centre of Kyoto. Guests can enjoy Japanese and Asian meals at Kyo Chabana Kyotoekimae

Accommodation
Tokyo
SUNROUTE ASAKUSA
3 Star
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Hakone
ICHINOYU SHINKAN
Ryokan
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Takayama
WAT HOTEL
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Hiroshima
ARK HOTEL HIROSHIMAEKI MINAMI
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SOTETSU FRESA
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HEIANBO RYOKAN
Ryokan

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • This 8-day adventure gives a snapshot into the highlights of Japan from the Geishas of Kyoto to the Golden Gai Bars of Tokyo, plus zen-filled landscapes like Hakone, Mt Fuji and Takayama.
  • Shape your adventure with optional activities. Learn how to make Japanese pancakes in Hiroshima, taste-test sashimi and at the local fish markets or explore the neon-lit backstreets of Tokyo!
  • Stay in carefully selected accommodation with traditional onsens and spas at your disposal. Plus, all breakfasts included in the tour package.
  • Enjoy extended two-night stays with free time in Tokyo, Takayama, and Hiroshima to embrace each city and its culture like a local!
  • Take a day trip to the romantic Miyajima Island to explore the famously floating Torii Gate and Shrines, and breath-taking 360-degree views of the inland sea.
  • Tour finishes in Kyoto with the freedom to explore the cultural and historical hub at your own pace! Your guide can provide plenty of recommendations on what to see and do while you’re there!

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