From $10,250

Untouched Japan

7-25 November 2017 (land only)

Get off the beaten tourist track. This escorted small group tour will take you to less crowded places, where you can experience traditional, historic and natural attractions. Featuring Shikoku and Kyushu Islands, this tour is designed for people who want to discover parts of Japan that are not included in every…

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From $5,480

13 Day Japan Cherry Blossoms Tour (Tour Code: JBT)

01st April 2017 (includes flights)

Japan is not only a modern, highly developed economy in Asia, but also a land of striking scenic beauties. Its greenness and its mountains, which cover nearly three-quarters of the country, will impress first time visitors. Our tour will take you to the must-seeing hot spots in Japan including Tokyo,…

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From $6,780

18 Days Great Trail of Japan

Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Experience traditional and modern Japan in this perfectly designed 18 days semi-independent adventure. Immerse yourself in the crowd of Tokyo, Cruising along lake Ashi at the foot of Mt.Fuji, take a rural trip to discover the famous snow monkey, witness the world heritage Shirakawa-go, walking on the ancient street of…

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From $7,432

Luxury Cherry Blossom Tour 2017

20 Mar - 31 Mar 2017 (land only)

This 12 day tour includes visits to Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima and Miyajima and Osaka. Including visits to World Heritage listed sites, cherry blossom viewing and many must-see sites throughout Japan.

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From $9,880

Japan by Rail 21 Day Tour

Departs 6 November 2016

Sit back and relax as you travel on some of the world’s fastest high-speed trains, including the world famous Shinkansen. This fully escorted tour will take you by train all over Japan, using your Japan rail pass. Stay in accommodation that is conveniently located near stations. Visit historic Hiroshima and…

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From $7,040

Discover Japan 13 Day Tour

Departs 6 & 20 November 2016 (land only)

This fully escorted tour takes you to major sightseeing spots in Japan. Travel by coach, train and the world famous bullet train with your Japan Rail Pass. Discover an amazing variety of places from the modern cities of Tokyo and Osaka to the peaceful countryside of Takayama. Explore Japanese tradition…

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From $8,495

Japan Essentials at Cherry Blossom Time

26 March - 5 April 2017 (land only)

11 day tour beginning in Tokyo on 26 March 2017 and visiting Hakone, Kawaguchiko, Matsumoto, Takayama, Shirakawago, Gifu, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Himeji, Kobe, Nara and Osaka. Explore the traditions and culture of the land of the Samurai warrior, the exquisite Geisha and the Tea Ceremony, against a backdrop of glorious cherry blossoms.

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From $11,995

Japan in Style at Cherry Blossom Time

25 March - 5 April 2017 (land only)

12 day luxury tour beginning in Kyoto on 25 March 2017 and visiting Kyoto, Nara, Himeji, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Matsumoto, Mt Fuji, Hakone and Tokyo. Featuring relaxing multiple night stays in superb hotels, evening performances, traditional cuisine in exquisite settings, fascinating cultural and scenic inclusions and, of course, beautiful gardens and cascading blossoms.

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From $5,190

Sacred Mountains World Heritage Cherry Blossom Tour

24 March - 7 April 2017 (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 $3,499

Japan Golden Route 11 Days

Multiple departures in 2017, see flyer (flights included)

Pray for your fortune at the World Heritage listed Kiyomizudera, feed the gentle deer at Nara Park, race to Mt Fuji on the shinkansen (bullet-train), drink from clear springs at the foothills of Mt Fuji, loosen your muscles with a stay at a traditional hot spring hotel, explore the bustling…

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From $3,999

Japan Ski & Tour Adventure

Departs 11 Jan, 1 & 22 Feb and 15 Mar 2017 (flights included)

Enjoy the finest Japanese powder snow staying at Happo-one, the most popular ski resort in Hakuba. Ski for 7 full days, relax in a Japanese hot-spring (onsen) after a day on the slopes, take an optional day trip to see the snow monkeys, stroll around Mt Fuji, visit the ancient…

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From $2,699

Essential Japan 8 Days

Departs 23 Oct, 13 Nov 2016 and selected dates in 2017 (flights included)

Explore the modern city of Osaka, boisterous nightlife and hearty street food, feed the gentle deer at Nara Park, Dive into the deep culture of Kyoto, pray for your fortunes at the World Heritage listed Kiyomizudera Temple, drink from the foothills of Mount Fuji…

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From $16,835

Zenbu Haru Tour

08 – 22 May 2017 (land only)

  EARLYBIRD special! Be one of the first 6 people to book onto this tour and pay your deposit before 08 October 2016 for a $350 discount. The Zenbu Haru (Spring) Tour is not your average Japanese spring tour…. for one we are carefully side-stepping the jostling tourist madness of peak…

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From $11,999

Zenbu Zen Tour

24 January – 04 February 2017 (land only)

EARLYBIRD special! Be one of the first 6 people to book onto this tour and pay your deposit before 30 August 2016 for a $350 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 $5,895

Japan’s Enchanting Tohoku’s Cherry Blossom Tour 2017

16-29 April 2017 (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 $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 $16,500

25 Day Grand Tour of Japan

7 - 31 October 2017 (land only)

This really is a Grand Tour, taking you from the most northern point of Hokkaido, through all 4 main islands, to the southern farmlands of Kyushu. No other tour includes so much variety. Luxury hotels, ryokans, resorts, private coach travel, banquets and spa baths. Small group, fully escorted.

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From $9,590

Essential Japan 12 days

Departs Sep, Oct 2016 and Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct 2017 group tours, flights included

Immerse yourself in the unique and fascinating culture of Japan. Encompassing the essentials with natural wonders, imperial heritage and mystical surprises, this tour incorporates a number of experiences that give your holiday a truly authentic edge.

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From $10,420

Discover Japan 14 Days

Departs Sep, Oct 2016 and Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct 2017 group tours, flights included

Explore the remarkable culture and customs of Japan, a land steeped in mythical traditions and modern wonders. Explore neon-lit Tokyo and stunning Mt Fuji; the beauty of Takayama and spirituality of Kyoto. Spend an evening in a Buddhist temple on Koyasan.

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From $10,550

17 Day Best of Japan Tour 2017

7 May - 23 May 2017 (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 $9,880

Cherry Blossom Gardens and Art Galleries Tour 2017

30 March - 12 April 2017 (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 $10,000

Contemporary art, architecture and design in Japan

06–18 October 2017 (13 days - land only)

Join Japanese-speaking art curator Kathryn Hunyor for an insider’s tour discovering how Japan’s artistic innovators are creating some of the most exciting contemporary art experiences. Explore Tokyo’s extraordinary new architectural and contemporary art masterpieces. Visit the Yokohama Triennale and the extraordinary Setouchi ‘art islands’ of Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima.

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From $549

Naeba Ski Family – Early Bird

Valid 23 Dec 2016 - 27 Mar 2017 (land only)

This family-friendly ski deal includes 4 nights accommodation, a 3 day lift pass and daily breakfast. Children’s discounts and early bird deal for booking consecutive nights stay.

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From $699

Hakuba Ski Hotel Gyoryukan Annex Square – Early Bird

Valid 1 Dec 2016 - 31 Mar 2017 (land only)

5 mins walk to Happo Lift. Square one is a mid-range property best known for its location right in the centre of Happo Village. Central to everything making it a very easy to walk to restaurants and bars, cafes and ski and snowboard shops and being in the Happo Village…

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From $779

Hoshino Resorts Tomamu Ski – Early Bird

Valid 1 Dec 2016 - 31 Mar 2017 (land only)

Hoshino Resorts Main Tower is a ski in / ski out resort in Tomamu, Hokkaido. This 7-night package includes accommodation, an 8 day lift pass, free airport transfers, 1 free dinner at Nininupuri Restaurant and daily breakfast.

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From $1,249

New Furano Prince Ski – Early Bird

Valid 1 Dec 2016 - 31 Mar 2017 (land only)

This ski in/ski out Furano hotel has 6 restaurants and you can find a full-service spa on site so you will be able to take some time out to de-stress. Other amenities include gift shops/newsstands and a garden. 7 night package includes accommodation, 6 day Furano Lift Pass, return airport…

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From $949

Hilton Niseko Ski – Early Bird

Valid 24 Dec '16 - 31 Mar '17 (land only)

Hilton Niseko is ski in/ski out and has great facilities including souvenir shops, convenience store, gaming room and restaurants. This 6-night package includes accommodation, a 5 day Niseko All Mountain Lift Pass, return airport transfers, daily breakfast and onsen tax and resort fees.  

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From $1,780

Tokyo, Hiroshima & Kyoto 7 Days

Valid for travel anytime (land only)

Japan Holidays is offering several affordable and WORRY FREE packages for individual travellers. We can assist your holiday by simply choosing one of our suggested tours in the following pages. The tours are operated daily and are available from one participant. This 7-day tour takes you to popular sites in…

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From $720

Okinawa – Southern Tropical Paradise in Japan

Valid for travel anytime (land only)

4-day tour. Okinawa Prefecture is made up of the Ryukyu Islands, which at their southern extremity begin at Nansei Island, and lie between Kyushu, the most southwesterly of Japan’s four main islands, and Taiwan. Okinawa consists of 160 islands of various size scattered across a vast area of ocean. This…

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From $1,820

Japan Heritage Tour

Valid for travel anytime (land only)

Japan is a land full of natural wonder and cultural surprises. Your journey starts with a half-day tour of the metropolis Tokyo. After seeing the city of technology and lights, visit the magnificent symbol of Japan, World Heritage Mt Fuji and explore the natural attractions in Hakone area. Make your…

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From $4,960

Authentic & Intimate: Private Japan Tour

Departs 13-22 October 2016 (land only)

Kimono, samurai, sake, geisha, temples and shrines… Japan has an intriguing culture developed through its rich history and continues to captivate the hearts of visitors from around the world. Even in the modern age where Tokyo flourishes as the city of future, the western part of Japan has maintained many…

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From $5,250

World Heritage Kumano Kodo Autumn Tour 2016

20 Oct - 2 Nov 2016 (land only)

Kumano Kodo tour is Japan Holidays’ signature tour conducted twice a year, in spring for cherry blossom viewing and in autumn for autumn leaves viewing. This fully escorted tour commences in the bustling metropolis of Tokyo through to Kyoto and Nara, the original capital of Japan. Then, we will walk…

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From $2,290

Golden Route City Walking Tour

Departs Sun 11, 25 Sep, 2, 16 Oct, 6 Nov, 20 Nov 2016 (land only)

Explore the local streets with a guide in Tokyo and Kyoto on this 5-night walking tour, perfect for first timers to Japan.

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From $5,990

Golden Route Premium

Departs 20 Sep, 11 Oct, 22 Nov and 6 Dec 2016 (land only)

9-night escorted tour of Japan’s Golden Route from Tokyo, perfect for first time visitors. Stay at a traditional ryokan inn, visit famous sightseeing spots in Tokyo and Kyoto, visit the Lake Kawaguchi with spectacular views of Mt Fuji, visit the Peace Memorial Park and the sacred Miyajima island.

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From $6,790

Cherry Blossom Dreams

Departs 26, 30 Mar, 3 Apr 2017 (land only)

$200 off if you book by 30 Jul 2016. 10-night escorted tour of Tokyo, Mt Fuji/Hakone, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka and Hiroshima. Tour departs Tokyo. Enjoy the beautiful cherry blossoms, visit the photogenic Mt Fuji and Hakone areas, visit Kyoto and Nara, stay in a traditional ryokan inn, visit the Peace…

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From $5,390

Essence of Cherry Blossom

Departs 26, 30 Mar, 3 Apr 2017 (land only)

$200 off if you book by 30 Jul 2016. 8-night escorted tour Tokyo, Mt Fuji/Hakone, Kyoto and Nara. Tour departs Tokyo. Enjoy the beautiful cherry blossoms, visit the Mt Fuji and Hakone areas, visit Kyoto and Nara, stay at a traditional ryokan inn.

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From $5,900

November 2016 “Autumn Leaves” Japan Tour

12 November - 26 November (land only)

The 14-Day Japan Tour offers a unique and memorable Japanese experience focusing on Ceramics, Architecture, Gardens & Culture during the Autumn Leaves season

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From $8,490

Springtime in Japan

13 - 30 April 2017 (includes flights)

Every spring, countless cherry blossoms across the Land of the Rising Sun bloom in a dream-like canopy of marshmallows and pinks, creating a world-famous spectacle. By land and sea, visit ancient temples, spectacular castles and lush gardens and join in time honoured ceremonies. Immerse yourself in the rich and sacred…

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From $14,755

Zenbu Wa-Mono Tour 2017

24 Jan – 08 Feb 2017 (land-only)

Earlybird Special: be one of the first 6 people to book onto this tour and pay your deposit before 15 July 2016 and receive a $350 discount. This 15-night tour offers a breathtaking, fun and cultural traipse from the elegant city of Kyoto north-east through remote countryside and alpine regions…

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From $4,980

Japan Golden Route 10 Days

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

Golden Route is a common path made by first-time visitors. This 10 Days trip will be a fantastic choice providing the opportunity to explore Japan at its best season. You will enjoy the spectacular view of the cities, ancient temples and shrines as well as the unique Japanese culture. Highlights…

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From $3,880

Japan Express 9 days

Wed, Fri and Sun departures (includes flights)

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. This tour allows you to capture the essential of Japan within a short…

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From $6,180

Japan World Heritage Tour 16 Days

Wed, Fri and Sun departures (includes flights)

Japan is renowned for its charming sites, both natural and man-made, many of which have been accredited by UNESCO as the rare World Heritage. This 16 day Semi guided tour offer flexible departure dates covers spectacular castles, ancient villages, beautiful gardens, Spectacular Mountains, unique temples and shrines and the glorious…

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From $6,980

Cherry Blossom and Garden Tour 2017 15 days

25th March 2017 (includes flights)

Our 15 days Garden tour brings you to Tokyo, Hakone, Mt. Fuji, Takayama, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima and Osaka letting you discover Japan from all aspects. On this fabulous tour, you will explore some traditional Japanese gardens during the Cherry Blossom season, marvelling at this wonderful burst of nature, visiting…

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From $672

3 night Japan Cruise ex Keelung, Taiwan

Departs every Sun from 10 Apr to 23 Oct 2016

The Taiwanese port of Keelung is home to SuperStar Aquarius. Onboard, its non-stop entertainment with facilities including a swimming pool, golf putting green, fitness centre and spa.

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From $2,199

12 night Japan & Vietnam Cruise ex Guangzhou, China

Departs 25th September 2016

A fantastic one off departure exploring the very best of the stunning Japanese islands and mystical Vietnam, plus time to relax and enjoy the facilities of SuperStar Virgo.

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From $1,333

7 night Japan Cruise ex Hong Kong

Departs every Sat between 17 Apr and 25 Sep 2016

Discover the splendour of SuperStar Virgo as she travels around the Japanese islands including Okinawa and Naha, a paradise surrounded by coral reefs, beautiful beaches and small uninhabited islands.

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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 $8,618

Sapporo Snow Festival 13 days

4th February 2017 (land-only)

While Japan is famous for its pink hue of springtime, winter offers something slightly different, but just as special. Take in the highlights of Japan, explore the snowy wilds of Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island, and join in the revelry of the Sapporo Snow Festival.

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From $5,979

Takayama Festival 11 days

6th October 2016 (land-only)

Autumn in Japan is simply spectacular, as the country transforms into stunning hues of yellow, orange and red. Take in the highlights of Japan during this beautiful season and witness the festivities of the colourful Takayama Autumn Festival on this special departure.

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From $7,399

Tokyo to Takayama 14 days

Selected Saturdays from 9 Apr – 12 Nov '16 / 18 Mar – 18 Nov '17 (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 14 day tour which starts and ends in Japan’s cutting edge capital.

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From $5,449

Land of the Samurai 12 days

Selected Saturdays from 9 Apr – 12 Nov '16 / 18 Mar – 18 Nov '17 (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 $3,229

Best of Japan 8 days

Selected Saturdays from 9 Apr - 12 Nov '16 / 18 Mar – 18 Nov '17 (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 $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 $2,999

7 Day AlpsRouteJapan

9 - 16 Sep 2016 (land only)

With no shortage of epic climbs or scenery, the Japan Alps are a cyclists playground and AlpsRouteJapan is a celebration of these mountains. From deep in the Gunma Mountains all the way to Mt Fuji, AlpsRouteJapan will travel some epic climbs and breathtaking scenery. It won’t be easy, but it will…

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From $2,499

7 Day Training Camp

28 Aug - 3 Sep 2016 (land only)

If your time off work is limited and you are looking for a solid week of training then this Japan Cycling Experience is for you.  The group will be based in the same hotel in Minakami for the week which is based deep in the Gunma Mountains. You will leave…

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From $3,499

10 day Japan Cycling Experience

18 - 27 Aug 2016 (land only)

This 10 day Japan Cycling Experience will provide you with some of the best cycling in Japan plus the opportunity to spend some time in Tokyo and Mastumoto. A great combination of challenging mountain climbs, flat recovery rides and taking in the amazing Japanese culture.

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From $5,299

Ancient Roads and Beyond Autumn Leaves Tour 2016 15 Nights

7 - 22 Nov 2016 (land only)

We will follow the Nakasendo Trail, one of the ancient highways which linked Tokyo with Kyoto during the rule of the Tokugawa Shoguns (1603-1867). Then we will wend our way through the valleys and mountains to the “Roof of Japan”. Japan is justly famous for its scenery and this route…

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From $5,199

World Heritage Kumano Kodo Autumn Tour 2016 14 Nights

22 Oct - 5 Nov 2016 (land only)

“AUTUMN LEAVES SPECIAL” BOOK BY 30th JUNE AND RECEIVE $150.00 PPerson DISCOUNT. There are only two UNESCO World Heritage Listed walks. One being “The Way of St. James” in Spain and the other “Kumano Kodo” in Wakayama Prefecture Japan. Only recently IN 2014 Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau and Tourismo de…

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From $5,400

April 2017 “Cherry Blossom” Japan Tour

29 March - 8 April 2017 (land-only)

This 10-day Japan Tour offers a unique and memorable Japanese experience focusing on Architecture, Art, Gardens & Culture during Cherry Blossom season.

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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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