From $6,280

Cherry Blossom Walking Tour

March 30 - April 8, 2020

A 10 days 9 nights pleasant walking tour in the midst of gorgeous Sakura season. Enjoy four leisurely to moderate walks trailing along the ancient highway.

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From $6,250

World Heritage 15 day private escorted tour of Japan

Any day you choose

Travel by coach bus, train and the shinkansen as you see the major World Heritage sights of Japan. Your private guide takes you to modern megacities, historical towns. Experience the ancient traditions and culture that Japan is famous for. You can customise this itinerary to suit your wishes.

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From $7,500

World Heritage & Kumano Kodo Cherry Blossom Tour 2020

20 March - 4 April 2020

Whether your passion is photography, culture, shopping, spirituality or gourmet delights, this trip is a one-of-a-kind in it’s scope and exposure to Japan’s very best! Experience a life-altering pilgrimage through the Kumano Kodo region flanked by pretty sakura petals and canopies of blooming trees.

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From $6,800

Japan Holidays Classic Cherry Blossom Tour

28 March - 8 April 2020

A small-group guided tour travelling through the major sightseeing spots in Japan in the beautiful Cherry Blossom season. Perfect for first time visitors to Japan!

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From $5,940

Summer Festivals Tour 2020 (14 Days/13 Nights)

23rd July to 5th August 2020

Japan comes alive in summer! Summer in Japan is a time for fantastic fireworks displays, exhilarating festivals, and scenery in its most lush and vibrant state. Join us on an exciting journey of tradition and fun!!

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From $5,890

Classic Japan Tour 2020 (14 Days/13 Nights)

19th May to 1st June 2020 / 1st to 14th September 2020

If you only had one chance to visit Japan and wanted to tick all the boxes, then the Classic Japan Tour is the perfect tour for you! Join us on this all-encompassing tour of Japan and travel from Hokkaido in the north to Kyushu in the south!!

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From $5,990

Spring Sakura Tour 2020 (14 Days/13 Nights)

April 12th to April 25th, 2020

Enjoy traveling through central and northern Japan viewing spectacular cherry blossoms at some of the most famous gardens, temples, shrines, and nature spots in Japan! The timing of the Spring Sakura Tour will allow you to experience the various different stages of the life of the cherry blossom.

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From $5,190

Winter Wonders Tour 2020 (12 Days/11 Nights)

27th January to 7th February 2020

Join us on a sparkling journey through Japan’s winter wonderland! The highlight of the Winter Wonders Tour is the spectacular “Sapporo Snow Festival”, one of Japan’s largest winter events. The relaxed itinerary of this tour means that you can enjoy Japan’s winter wonderland in your own way!!

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From $5,840

Shades of Autumn Tour 2019 (14 Days/13 Nights)

25th November to 8th December 2019

Colourful autumn leaves are to the Japanese autumn what cherry blossoms are to spring. Viewing autumn leaves has been a popular pastime in Japan for centuries. Join us in a colourful journey through modern and traditional Japan!

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From $9,695

Cherry Blossom Festival 13 days

March 2020 (land-only)

Springtime is one of the best times to visit Japan, when cherry blossom trees come out in full bloom. Take in the highlights, visit some of the country’s most beautiful gardens, witness the famous Spring Geisha Dances and take part in a tea ceremony in Kyoto.

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From $7,695

Tokyo to Takayama 13 days

Selected Saturdays from March - November 2020 (land-only)

Soak up the spectacular scenery of Hakone and the culture of Kyoto. Visit Hiroshima’s poignant Peace Park, see Miyajima’s iconic Torii Gate and explore Takayama in the heart of the Hida Mountains.  All this and more on this tour which starts and ends in Japan’s cutting edge capital.

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From $6,995

Land of the Samurai 12 days

Selected Saturdays from March - November 2020 (land-only)

Wing your way into Tokyo and out of Osaka on this 12 day Japanese adventure, taking in the scenic splendours of Hakone and Miyajima Island, the cultural delights of Kyoto and the history of Hiroshima.

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From $4,695

Best of Japan 8 days

Selected Saturdays from March - November 2020 (land-only)

From the neon-lit streets and glimmering skyscrapers of Tokyo to the age-old temples and shrines of Kyoto, taking in the scenic delights of Hakone en route, discover the highlights of Japan in just 8 days.

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From $8,995

Snow Monkey Explorer 13 days

Selected dates January - February 2020 (land-only)

Watch Snow Monkeys bathing, explore Himeji Castle and beautiful Miyajima Island, in addition to Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima, on this magical 13 day tour of Japan. This is Japan in the winter at its best, without the crowds and blanketed in snow.

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From $3,649


8th - 21st February 2020

Take your ski skills to the next level with the experts from SWS teaching you more than just a thing or two. End your days with good sake and great laughs.  

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From $6,100

2020 “Cherry Blossom” Japan Tour – Architecture, Art, Culture

21 March to 31 March 2020

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

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From $6,200

Art Islands Tour – Art, Architecture and Ceramics

14 March to 21 March 2020

The Art Islands of Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima are must-see travel destinations for lovers of contemporary art and architecture. Join us for this incredible opportunity to visit these Art Islands as well as Okayama, Imbe and Kurashiki. Places are limited. Price in Twin Share.

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From $1,769

Ski Myoko Kogen | Japan

Sunday 1 - Sunday 8 March 2020

Myoko Kogen is one of Japan’s oldest ski areas and is renowned for some of the best vertical and longest runs Japan has to offer. Rich in history, culture and offers spectacular skiing alongside a traditional Japanese experience.

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From $7,655

2020 Japan’s Enchanting Tohoku’s Cherry Blossom Tour 13 Nights with an Optional Kyoto Extension

16th April – 29th April 2020

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 $6,190

2020 Japan’s Sacred Mountains UNESCO World Heritage Cherry Blossom Tour 14 Nights

24 March - 7 April 2020 (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 $8,420

2020 Japan’s “Splendours of Shikoku” Spring Tour including Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima 15 Nights

04th – 19th May 2020

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 $9,988

Winter Festivals & Snow Monkeys 15 Day Escorted Tour

Feb 1 to Feb 15, 2020

Enjoy Five Winter Festivals, Snow Monkeys, Ice Breaker Cruise, Steam Train ride & Night Illuminations. Fully escorted private coach tour of Hokkaido & Honshu in Ryokans & superior hotels with banquet dinners & onsen baths. See Ainu Wood Carving, Ice & Snow Sculptures, Steller’s Sea Eagles, Red-crowned Cranes, fox, deer,…

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From $11,480

Untouched Japan (20 days)

10-29 November 2020 (land only)

Get off the tourist track. This escorted upmarket small group tour will take you to less crowded places, to experience traditions, history & nature of Shikoku & Kyushu Islands. Phone Olivia 1300 739 330 or Mayumi 03 9886 6271 & discover Japan that is not included in other tours.

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From $10,850

Hokkaido Nature Tour

14 - 27 June & 10 – 25 October, 2019 (16 days)

Photography, bird watching, wildlife viewing, national parks, sand spits, coastal cliffs, lakes and RAMSAR listed Kushiro Marsh. See Bear, Red-crowned Cranes, Deer, Red Fox, White-tailed Eagle, Blakiston’s Fish Owl, woodpeckers and salmon on the run. Phone Olivia 1300 739 330 or Mayumi 03 9886 6271

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From $1,779

Ski Hakuba | Japan

Sunday 1 - Sunday 8 March 2020

Set amongst the heart of the Japanese Alps and is one of Japan’s largest and most renowned alpine resorts. Hakuba provides an incredible variety of alpine terrain for beginners to experts. Famous for the longest vertical in Japan to off-piste tree runs, side and backcountry.

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From $4,799


28 March 2020

Encounter Sakura (Cherry Blossom) the national flower of Japan, while attending Hanami (Flower viewing) in Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Osaka, Nara and Kyoto. This tour also includes relaxing stay at a Ryokan (traditional Japanese Inn), and an opportunity to experience a Maiko dance performance in the Gion District.

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From $6,880

Winter Family Package

December 2019 - March 2020

Whether you are a family of pro skiers or beginners, this package will keep everyone happy with a trip to Disneyland included! Japan is a fantastic destination for a family trip – clean, safe, convenient, quirky, full of wonderful culture and learning opportunities for adults and children alike.

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From $8,290

Classic Japan Cherry Blossom Tour

28th March - 10th April 2020

Experience Japan during its spectacular cherry blossom season. Tokyo, Himeji, Kyoto, Himeji, Miyajima, 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 $8,650

Hokkaido Winter Tour

22nd Jan. - 6 Feb. 2020

Join our 16-day Hokkaido Winter Tour to experience the amazing winter highlights of Japan. On this special photography tour, see the world famous Sapporo Snow Festival, elegant Matsumoto Castle, to the unique wildlife including cheeky snow monkeys, elegant tancho cranes, Steller’s sea eagles, and minimalist snow-covered landscapes.

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From $7,880

Cherry Blossom and Garden Tour 2020 (15 days)

22nd Mar and 3rd Apr 2020 (includes flights)

Our most popular tour! You will explore traditional Japanese gardens, marvel at the Cherry Blossoms, visit some of the iconic historical sights of Japan, and experience the authentic Japanese culture and world heritage. A 10 day version of this tour available, departing in both Cherry Blossom and Autumn Leaves seasons.

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From $3,399


6 March to 18 December 2019

Discover the vast variety of beauty in Japan through the West to East Tour. On this guided tour, explore through the major and most historically known cities of Japan with an English Speaking Guide.

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From $1,390

Kumano Kodo

From 01 November 2018

Kumano Kodo self guided pilgrim walk is steeped in over 1000 years of history as people from everywhere including Emperors and Aristocrats have made the pilgrimage to Kumano, trails stretch across the Wakayama Peninsula! Now is your opportunity to follow in the footsteps of those very same pilgrims!

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From $9,998

Ultimate Springtime Experience 15 Day Escorted Tour

Feb 19 to March 5, 2019

Upmarket small group tour by private charter coach, escorted by Mayumi Gray. Enjoy banquet dinners, selected ryokans & hotels, Geisha Show, Plum Blossom Festival, Art Museums, Flea Market, caves, onsen baths & spectacular Night Lights Illuminations. Visit Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Sasebo, Imabari, Hakone, Nikko, Kyoto, Tokyo & Bizen.

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From $2,468

Dynamic Central Japan – 14 days

Available all year round (Alpine route, Kurobe Gorge Train not open during winter)

Be captivated by the dynamic nature of Mt Tateyama as you venture across the scenic Kurobe Alpine Route. Visit the fascinating historic castle towns of Kanazawa, Hikone and Omi-Hachiman. The Alpine Route is only open from Spring to Autumn.

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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 $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 $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 $5,050

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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