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From $7,480

Cherry Blossom and Garden Tour 2018-19 15 days

25/03/2018, 27/03/2018, 24/03/2019, 05/04/2019

On this fabulous tour, you will explore some traditional Japanese gardens during the Cherry Blossom season, marvelling at this wonderful burst of nature, visiting some of the iconic historical sights of Japan and experience the authentic Japanese culture and world heritage.

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From $2,637

Undiscovered Japan Tohoku

Departs Daily (land-only)

Discover the charms of Tohoku – the spirit of samurai, magnificent temples and unique local culture and food. Tohoku’s pristine nature is on display at Oirase gorge. Bask in the beauty of Hirosaki, especially in cherry blossom season, and marvel at the stunning gorges of Ichinoseki.

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From $6,480

Exotic Kyushu Boutique 10-day Tour

October 18-27, 2018

Head southwest, Japan’s gem Kyushu. Immerse in a land of natural hot springs, exquisite regional cuisine and historic treasures. Rugged and inspiring landscapes that will take your breath away. Travelling through Hakata, Nagasaki, Aso, Kurokawa, Takachiho and Kagoshima. This tour takes you deep in culture and nature.

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From $5,380

Undiscovered Shikoku Boutique 9-day Tour

October 30 - November 7, 2018

Shikoku, the most underrated destination but full of character.  This tour is packed with regional specialities. Boat rides close up to Naruto whirlpools, try traditional indigo dyeing, venture deep into the mountains with vine bridges over Iya Valley, drink merrily in Kochi, find peace in the Ritsurin Garden.

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From $4,820

Northern Paradise Boutique 9-day Tour

June 2-10, 2018

Explore a gourmet’s dream amongst Japan’s incredible and unique North. This tour takes you through Sapporo, Otaru, Hakodate and Aomori. Stay in a traditional hot spring inn nestled deep within a lush, green beech forest. Hike next to flowing creeks and waterfalls in tranquil Oirase.  Absolute paradise.

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From $4,520

Fire & Ice Boutique 8-day Tour

January 9 - 16, 2018

Discover the hidden Japan in this intimate tour, which winds through majestic mountains, tiny towns, ancient temples, lush bamboo forests, and traditional hot springs in Kyoto, Kanazawa, Hida Takayama, Shirakawa village, Nozawa Onsen. Sample authentic cuisine along the way. The great finale with the Japan’s biggest fire festival.

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From $2,200

Living Local Boutique 7-day Tour

Anytime

Go beyond the guidebook and discover the real Kyoto. Make your home in a spectacularly renovated, 100-year-old traditional wooden townhouse, once a Kimono textile studio. Enjoy walking around the neighbourhood, art & craft, visiting temples and shrines, cooking and etc like local. One group at a time, from $2,220AUD.

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From $9,850

Hokkaido Autumn Nature Tour

13 – 28 October, 2018 (16 days)

Photography, bird watching, wildlife viewing, national parks, conservation areas, sand spits, coastal cliffs, lakes, historic ports and RAMSAR listed Kushiro Marsh. Look for Brown Bear, Red-crowned Cranes, Sika Deer, Red Fox, White-tailed Eagle, Blakiston’s Fish Owl, woodpeckers and salmon on the run. phone 1300 307 317

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From $11,480

Untouched Japan (20 days)

6-25 November 2018 (land only)

Get off the tourist track. This upmarket small group tour will take you to less crowded places, where you can experience traditional, historic and natural attractions of Shikoku & Kyushu Islands. An escorted tour for people who want to discover parts of Japan that are not included in other tours.

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From $7,690

Classic Japan Cherry Blossom Tour 2018

14 days - 30th March - 12th April 2018 (land only)

Experience the amazing sights of Japan during cherry blossom season on this small group photography tour. Tokyo, Himeji, Kyoto, Himeji, Hiroshima, Osaka and more – we visit the most photogenic places! Highlights include a private geisha photo shoot, historic temples and gardens, and stunning cherry blossoms at full bloom!

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From $7,695

Hokkaido Winter Tour (Reverse)

10th-24th February 2018

Join us on our 15-day Hokkaido Winter Tour, where you will experience the amazing winter highlights of Japan. From the world famous Sapporo Snow Festival, to unique wildlife including cheeky snow monkeys, elegant tancho cranes, Steller’s sea eagles, and snow-covered landscapes. Book now for early bird pricing.

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From $7,695

Hokkaido Winter Tour

27 January - 10 February 2018

Join us on our 15-day Hokkaido Winter Tour, where you will experience the amazing winter highlights of Japan. From the world famous Sapporo Snow Festival, to the unique wildlife including cheeky snow monkeys, elegant tancho cranes, Steller’s sea eagles, and snow-covered landscapes. Book now for early bird pricing!

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From $6,545

2018 Japan’s “Splendours of Shikoku” Spring Tour 15 Nights

13th – 28th May 2018

From Tokyo to Kyoto, the Capital of Japan for over 1000 years an elegant and cultural delight, encompassing splendours of Shikoku, this Tour opens a new and exciting door into Japan each day. This is a small group tour of maximum 14 clients plus an Experienced Australian Tour Escort.

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From $6,540

Discover Japan 13 Day Tour

Departs March/April/May 2018 (land only)

Discover amazing places from the modern cities of Tokyo and Osaka to the peaceful countryside of Takayama. Explore Japanese tradition and culture in Kyoto. Visit historic Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome and feed the deer on Miyajima Island. Special discounts available for 26th Nov departure. Dont miss out. Enquire now!

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From $9,410

Japan by Rail 21 Day Tour

Departs 18 March 2018 (Land Only)

Sit back and relax as you travel on world’s fastest high-speed Shinkansen. This fully escorted tour will take you by train all over Japan. Visit historic Hiroshima and Kyoto. Enjoy the Japanese countryside of Takayama and the excitement of Tokyo. Don’t miss out. Enquire Now!

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From $6,995

Japan Cherry Blossom Tour 2018

12 days escorted tour * departing 28 Mar 2018 (land only)

Join experienced travel professional, Dan Nebauer, on this exploration of beautiful cherry blossoms, exquisite gardens and historical sights. Tour features quality well located hotels, most meals, all internal transport and experienced English speaking guides. … NOTE: Bookings close 30 Nov 2017! … * Conditions Apply

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From $5,500

Kanazawa, Naoshima and Cherry Blossom Tour 2018 – Art, Architecture and Culture

14 April - 21 April 2018 (land-only)

Kanazawa and Naoshima are two of Japan’s premier Contemporary Art and Architecture destinations. This Small Group Japan Tour offers a unique and memorable experience in Art, Architecture and Japanese Culture. Make this part of our 10-Day Tokyo and Kyoto Cherry Blossom Tour beforehand. Limited places, Prices vary. Exclusions apply.

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From $3,250

Naoshima and Cherry Blossom Tour 2018 – Art, Architecture and Culture

17 April - 21 March (land only)

Naoshima is one of Japan’s “must see” art and architecture destinations. This 5-Day Small Group Japan Tour, offers a unique and memorable Japanese experience in Art, Architecture and Japanese Culture. It can be part the 10-Day Tokyo and Kyoto Cherry Blossom Tour beforehand. Limited places. Prices vary. Exclusions apply.

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From $5,299

Sacred Mountains World Heritage Cherry Blossom Tour

24 March - 7 April 2018 (land only)

This tour takes in Tokyo, Nara, UNESCO World Heritage Kumano Kodo and Kyoto. Join in a Taiko drumming evening and participate in cultural activities such as indigo dyeing and making of a bamboo speaker.

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From $6,665

Japan’s Enchanting Tohoku’s Cherry Blossom Tour 2018

16-29 April 2018 (land only)

On this tour we will visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Cultural sites, experience cultural activities such as painting a Japanese chess piece and writing on a Kokeshi cylindrical wooden doll. View the spectacular cherry blossoms particularly in Hiraizumi, Kitakami, Kakunodate and Hirosaki.

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From $5,790

AU$500 off our “Summer Festivals Tour 2018”

July 23rd, 2018 to August 5th, 2018

Simply mention that you saw this deal on the JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization) website to receive AU$500 off our Summer Festivals Tour 2018!

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From $5,690

AU$500 off our “Classic Japan Tour 2018”

May 22nd, 2018 to June 4th 2018 / August 28th, 2018 to September 10th, 2018

Simply mention that you saw this deal on the JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization) website to receive AU$500 off our Classic Japan Tour 2018!

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From $5,590

AU$500 off our “Spring Sakura Tour 2018”

April 12th, 2018 to April 25th, 2018

Simply mention that you saw this deal on the JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization) website to receive AU$500 off our Spring Sakura Tour 2018!

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From $3,450

AU$500 off our “Winter Wonders Tour 2018”

January 31st, 2018 to February 8th, 2018

Simply mention that you saw this deal on the JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization) website to receive AU$500 off our Winter Wonders Tour 2018!

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From $5,490

AU$500 off our “Shades of Autumn Tour 2018”

November 21st, 2018 to December 5th, 2018

To celebrate our first ever tour we are offering a special AU$500 discount on our Shades of Autumn Tour 2018.

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From $10,850

17 Day Best of Japan Tour 2018

6 May - 22 May 2018 (land only)

Stay above the clouds in the snow capped Japan Alps, walk amongst fields of wild azaleas, a World Heritage thatch roof village & watch Mt Fuji from your ryokan balcony. Escorted off the beaten track tour, private luxury coach, Bullet Train, historic gardens, rural areas, gourmet dinners, lakes & gorges.

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From $10,850

Cherry Blossom Gardens and Art Galleries Tour 2018

29 March - 11 April 2018 (land only)

Escorted Cherry Blossom Gardens Tour by private luxury charter coach, featuring traditional landscape gardens, architecture, rural villages, spa resorts and gourmet banquet dinners. Visit 4 of Japan’s great art museums; MOA, MIHO, Adachi Art Museum and Hakone Open Air Art Museum plus Mikimoto Pearl Island, castles, Kyoto and more.

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From $6,250

World Heritage and Kumano Kodo Cherry Blossom 2018 Tour

Mon 26th March - Mon 9th April - 15 Days / 14 Nights

This fully escorted tour with spectacular Cherry Blossoms covers Tokyo, Kyoto,Nara. We walk in the footsteps of pilgrims of the 1200 year old sacred Buddhist site, Koyasan. Walk the Unesco World Heritage Kumano Kodo. You will experience a trip of a lifetime in the height of Spring in Japan.  

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From $5,700

April 2018 “Cherry Blossom” Japan Tour – Architecture, Art, Culture

4 April - 14 April 2018

This 10-day Small Group Japan Tour visiting Tokyo and Kyoto offers a unique and memorable Japanese travel experience focusing on Architecture, Art, Gardens & Culture during Cherry Blossom season. Optional extension visiting Kanazawa and Shirakawago also available. Tour personally escorted by Architect, former resident and Japan expert, Robert Day

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From $18,000

Zenbu Setsubun Tour

24 January – 07 February 2018

EARLYBIRD special! Be one of the first 4 people to book onto this tour and pay your deposit before 09 July 2017 for a $300 discount. The 15 day Zenbu Setsubun tour visits peaceful Kyoto and Tokyo, King of cities, where we’ll delve deep into the culture and foods surrounding the fringe…

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From $13,799

Zenbu Zen Tour

09-20 January 2018 (land only)

EARLYBIRD special! Be one of the first 4 people to book onto this tour and pay your deposit before 09 July 2017 for a $300 discount. The popular and intimate 12 Day ZENBU ZEN Tour focuses on superbly serene and fascinating Kyoto – Japan’s cultural epicentre.

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From $7,280

Cherry Blossom and Garden Tour 2018 15 days

25th March 2018 (includes flights)

This signature tour brings you to Tokyo Hakone Mt. Fuji Takayama Kanazawa Kyoto Nara Hiroshima and Osaka exploring some traditional Japanese gardens during the Cherry Blossom season, marvelling at this wonderful burst of nature, visiting some of the iconic historical sights ,experience the authentic Japanese culture and world heritage.

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From $2,985

Jewels of Japan 14 Days

Departs Daily (land-only)

This package includes many of the must-see spectacles of Japan and is ideal for first visitors. The super modern city Tokyo, the rich culture and history of Kyoto and Hiroshima, the tradition and nature in Takayama, and the icon of Japan, Mt Fuji, all rolled into one!

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From $3,004

9 Day Combination Tour B

10 Jan-28 Feb, 11 Jul-22 Aug, 5-19 Dec: Tue, 2-14 Mar, 4 May-6 Jul, 29 Aug-3 Oct, 24 Oct-30 Nov: Tue, Thu, 19 Mar-20 Apr, 10-17 Oct: Sun, Tue, Thu (Except blackout dates: 9 Mar, 9, 11 Apr, 13 Jun, 8 Aug, 14, 28 Sep, 31 Oct, 2 Nov)

Meet and greet at Narita or Haneda Airport. Return Airport Transfers. Full day sightseeing tours of Kamakura, Mt Fuji and Kyoto. Half day sightseeing tours of Tokyo, Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa

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From $3,007

9 Day Combination Tour A

10 Jan-7 Mar, 28 Nov-19 Dec: Tue, 6 May-30 Sep, 21 Oct-25 Nov: Tue, Thu, Sat, 11-23 Mar, 7-17 Oct: Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun, 25 Mar-20 Apr: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat (Except blackout dates: 14 Feb, 12, 16 Mar, 13 Jun, 8-15, 20, 27 Jul, 3 -12, 17, 24 Aug, 14

Meet and greet at Narita or Haneda Airport. Return Airport Transfers. Full day sightseeing tours of Kamakura, Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Hiroshima. Half day sightseeing tours of Tokyo, Miyajima and Nara.

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From $9,830

Japan Discovery

03-Apr 17 - 11-Apr 18 (flights included)

Discover the many different sides of fascinating Japan on this in-depth journey. Explore the metropolis of Tokyo, see iconic Mt Fuji, ride the bullet train, soak up the peace and tranquility of historic Takayama and admire the culture of Kyoto. 17 Days. Flights Included. Maximum Group Size 20.

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From $1,590

Japan Golden Route Tour 7 days

2017/7/01 - 2018/03/31

Best sightseeing points perfect for first time visitors. Visit Mt. Fuji and Hakone area. High-speed Bullet train experience. Visit traditional Kyoto & Nara areas.

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From $6,980

18 Days Great Trail of Japan

Daily

Experience traditional and modern Japan in this perfectly designed 18 days semi-independent adventure. . This tour incorporates a number of experiences that give your holiday a truly authentic edge.

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From $740

Tokyo Short Stay

Flexible departure dates (land only, independent travel)

Enjoy a full-day of touring with a local guide utilising Tokyo’s super-efficient metro system. See Tokyo’s most famous upmarket shopping and dining district. Adjoining is the Imperial Palace, the main residence of the Emperor.

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From $2,290

Japan Impressions

Flexible departure dates (land only, independent travel)

Japan’s three best-known cities will certainly leave you with lasting impressions as you travel between skyscrapers and shrines by Shinkansen (bullet-train). The bustling life in Tokyo provides a sharp, yet complementary contrast with the traditions and temples of Kyoto. See Osaka’s architecture beautifully framed by cherry blossoms if you time…

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From $5,280

Japan Golden Route 10 Days

24 Mar, 21 Oct and 11 Nov 2017 (includes flights)

Highlights of the tour include the visit to Mt. Fuji and the ancient city Kyoto, immerse yourself in the traditional Kimono show, tour to the strongest castle in Japan, and explore the famous Japanese style architectures. Experience the unparalleled Japanese hospitality and sample various traditional Japanese meals.

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From $3,580

Japan Express 9 days

daily

Japan is an intricate blend of East and West, along with unexpectedly beautiful landscapes and charmingly courteous people. Though some of its cities look highly westernised, the nation remains its tangible sense of history and cherished traditions.  

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From $1,999

Budget Japan

Daily departures (land-only)

Explore the very best Japan has to offer from the majestic shrines and pioneering shopping malls of Tokyo to the stunning Mt Fuji and heritage rich Kyoto. Experience the quintessential hot onsen baths in Hakone, at the gateway to Mt Fuji. Stay in traditional Japanese-style ryokan accommodation complete with tatami…

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From $2,850

Ancient Capitals Japan

Daily departures (land-only)

Get acquainted with the Land of the Rising Sun with a Japan tour through its capitals, past and present.Arrive in the bustling and happening cosmopolitan mega city of Tokyo, where despite its fast sprawling modernisation, pockets of culture and tradition continue to flourish. Experience some of Tokyo’s past glory as…

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From $3,590

Highlights of Japan

Daily departures (land-only)

Description Highlight of Japan comprise of over 6800 islands spanning almost 378,000 square kilometres, Japan is a vast, varied and fascinating country. Home to a unique blend of modernity and tradition, wonderful natural scenery as well as warm and friendly people, it is no wonder many yearn to go to…

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From $3,150

Mountains and Snow Monkeys

Daily departures (land-only)

Stretching across Honshu, the Japanese Alps are on the doorstep of the country’s major metropolises, and serve as the main winter playground for many Japanese. This tour allows guests to spend a full five days in these stunning mountains, combined with trips to Tokyo and Osaka. After two days exploring…

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From $2,999

Golden Route Japan 9 days

Daily departures (land-only)

Explore the very best Japan has to offer from the majestic shrines and pioneering shopping malls of Tokyo to the stunning Mt Fuji and heritage rich Kyoto. Experience the quintessential hot onsen baths in Hakone, at the gateway to Mt Fuji. Stay in traditional Japanese-style ryokan accommodation complete with tatami…

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From $5,050

Japan Unrivalled 13 days

Regular monthly departures (land only)

‘Japan Unrivalled’ is the perfect mix of culture, iconic sights and chill out time. Travel with a Contiki Trip Manager & Local guide team for 13 nights, uncovering all the Japanese hot spots with some lesser known gems. Experience a Buddhist ceremony, tour the Tsukiji Fish Markets or chill out…

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From $3,222

Cherry Blossom Japan 14 days

Mid-March to early April

Visit some of Japan’s renowned cherry blossom viewing locations in addition to the must-see spectacles of Japan. Experience the hustle and bustle of modern Tokyo, the rich culture and history of Kyoto and Hiroshima, the tradition and nature in Takayama, and the icon of Japan, Mt Fuji, in combination with…

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