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

Established in 2004, we are dedicated Japan tours and experts in holidays to Japan. We are the Number One provider of guided tours, escorted Japan 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 our Japan tours or escorted holidays to Japan, 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).

Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Japan Journeys has been hard at work preparing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, to be held 24 July - 9 August 2020. If you are interested in one of our packages to this incredible event, please complete form on the right and we will contact you nearer the time of the event.
TOKYO 2020

Shikoku Revealed

10 nights
  • 7 Day Japan Rail Pass
  • Travel on Japan’s world-famous Bullet Train
  • Airport Trasnsfer
  • Meet & Greet service on arrival at Kansai International Airport (Osaka)
  •   3* Option Price INCLUDES:
  • 8 nights’ accommodation in a Twin/Double room at 3* hotels on a bed & breakfast basis
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Japanese ryokan in Iya Valley, breakfast and dinner included
  •   4* Option Price INCLUDES:
  • 6 nights’ accommodation in a Twin/Double room at 3* hotels on a bed & breakfast basis
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Japanese ryokan in Matsuyama, Kotohira, and Iya Valley, breakfast and dinner included
  •   5* Option Price INCLUDES:
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a Twin/Double room at 4/5* hotels on a bed & breakfast basis
  • 7 nights’ accommodation in Japanese ryokan in Kurashiki, Matsuyama, Kotohira, Takamatsu, and Iya Valley, breakfast and dinner included
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    from £1,475.00

    My Own Japan – For Solo Travellers –

    12 nights
  • 11 nights’ accommodation in a Single room at 3* or 4* hotels in Tokyo, Kyoto and Matsumoto on a bed & breakfast basis
  • 1 night’s accommodation in a temple lodging in Koya-san on adinner & breakfast basis
  • 14-day Japan Rail Pass allowing you unlimited travel on the entire Japan Rail network including Shinkansen (Bullet Train) services
  • Airport transfers (utilising your Japan Rail Pass)
  • Meet & Greet service on arrival at Narita International Airport (Tokyo).
  • Detailed Japan Journeys Information Pack including detailed train schedules, maps, & brochures.
  • Personalised Japan Journeys App to help manage your documents.
  • All Japanese sales taxes and service charge.
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    From £2,295 pp

    Quilts, Diamonds, Chocolate & Canals Cruise 2018

    16-25 September 2018
    • 9 nights’ aboard Balmoral (operated by Fred Olsen) sailing from Newcastle
    • Visits to Ghent, Antwerp, Rotterdam & Amsterdam
    • Shore excursions (exclusive to Quilters cruise and those arranged by Fred Olsen)
    • All meals on board
    • A Welcome gathering
    • A goody bag
    • Onboard entertainment
    • Four half-day workshops while at sea
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    from £1,299.00
    • 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 itineraries for holidays to Japan 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.
    • 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.

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