Welcome to Japan Journeys or “Yokoso” as they say in Japan.

Established in 2004, we are dedicated Japan specialists and the Number One provider of escorted tours, independent tours and family holidays to Japan. Whether you want to travel in luxury or have a budget we can tailor make a trip just for you. Our specially themed holidays include Gourmet tours, Garden tours, Manga tours, Bonsai tours and handicraft tours for ceramicists and quilters. In 2013 we were awarded ‘Best Specialist Company’ in the NEO Magazine Awards.

If you have any questions about any of our tours or independent journeys, we would love to hear from you.

You can contact us by email at info@japanjourneys.co.uk, on the phone on +44 (0)20 7766 5267, or even Skype JAPAN JOURNEYS (between GMT 09:30-17:30)


Please take a look through our pages and discover more about the enigma that is Japan. From the exquisite countryside to the neon buzz of Tokyo, Japan has something to offer everyone. Both traditional and modern, the land of the rising sun continues to fascinate and excite visitors.


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    Our Guided Tours to Japan

    Check out our Gardens of Japan tour which is ideal for those of you with green fingers. Our popular Quilters Tour of Japan is ideal for quilt and needlework enthusiasts and anybody with an interest in Japanese crafts. There’s also our annual Bonsai Tour where you’ll visit the wonderful Kokufu show – Japan’s most important Bonsai exhibition. A world-class Japanese tour offering exclusive access to some of the world’s greatest bonsai collections and includes visits to Kyoto, Nara and Tokyo, a mix of the ancient and the modern.

    Independent Travel to Japan

    In addition to our fantastic group tours we also offer a range of Japan holiday itineraries for those of you who prefer to venture out on your own. Whether you’re looking for a city vacation, extreme winter sports or a more relaxed holiday sampling onsen (hot springs) and ryokan (Japanese inns), Japan Journeys can arrange the trip to suit you. Whether your interest lies in kimono, kabuki or koi, even if you want to whale-watch in Hokkaido or hike in the Japan Alps, we can arrange anything and everything for your trip of a lifetime with our Tailor Made Japan service – just contact us with your ideas and requirements or ask us for suggestions.

    • Total Japan (8 nights)
    • Essential Japan (13 nights)
    • Traditional Japan (12 nights)
    • Best of the West (10 nights)
    • The Great North Tour (9 nights)

    If all you need is a great deal on your Japan Rail Pass you can buy it securely online from us atthe best possible price.

    Optional Tours & Experiences Our optional tours and fantastic hands-on experiences are available for any traveller visiting Tokyo or Kyoto. Our Japan optional tours include day trips of Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara. Perhaps you would like to try on a Kimono or take part in a traditional Japanese Tea ceremony or even learn Ikebana or Origami.

    Stopover in Japan?

    Take advantage of our fantastic Japan stopover packages…

    Why not go somewhere completely different on your way to, or on your way back from Australia or New Zealand? Our fantastic Japan stopover packages would also be great as a short stop on a round the world trip. Choose from either a stopover in bustling, high-rise Tokyo or our package that also takes in beautiful Kyoto. We take care of your airport transfers and hotels and let you choose which tours you would like to join.

     School, Business and Group Travel to Japan

    We handle all aspects of Japan corporate travel and group travel to Japan. We have particular experience in handling incentive groups to Japan. For these we can offer great programmes which combine Japanese culture as well as the more light-hearted side of the country. We are also experienced in arranging school trips to Japan and can provide full risk assessments for teachers and references from other schools previously handled. Our Japan Tour Itineraries for schools offer students a wonderful introduction to Japan and its culture, and we are able to tailor the educational side of our trips to suit any purpose.

    Our Promise to You: Here at Japan Journeys we understand that your holiday means the world to you, because it means the same to us. The entire content of our tours is checked out and reviewed by Japan Journeys staff, tours are led by our own Tour Leaders, and we would not sell you anything that we are not perfectly satisfied with ourselves.

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    Your Financial Protection

    Japan Journeys is fully bonded with the Travel Trust Association (TTA) through which all clients’ funds are held in trust giving you full financial protection and peace of mind. For more information please visit the Travel Trust Association website. Japan Journeys Membership No. is U3078

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    All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate.