ABOUT OUR GUIDED TOURS

Our Guided Tours are a great way to get stuck into this fascinating country. With the skilled guidance of one of our experienced tour leaders, you will discover the ins and outs of Japan from someone who knows it best. Our Guided Tours are also a great way to meet like-minded people, none more so than on one of our special interest tours for quilters, bonsaists, manga fans and more.

Since we ran our first tour in 2004 we have been refining and refining to make sure each of our Guided Tours runs perfectly. Whether it’s shrines or skyscrapers, sushi or ceramics, architecture or animé, there is sure to be a tour for you!

To find out more, call one of our specialists now on 020 7766 5267.

Gardens of Japan Tour 2017 – FULLY BOOKED

9 - 20 November 2017
  • Welcome and Farewell dinners and 2 lunches
  • 10 nights accommodation
  • Scheduled return Economy class flights from London Heathrow
  • All train and subway fares
  • 7 Day Ordinary Class Japan Rail Pass
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees to all gardens, parks, temples, shrines and other attractions on tour
  • Airport Transfers in Japan provided you arrive and depart
  • Services of a knowleadgeable Japan Journeys Tour Manager throughout
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£3,425.00

Exquisite Japan Tour 2018

TBC, September 2018
  • Economy class scheduled international flights
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Services of a knowleadgeable Japan Journeys Tour Manager throughout
  • Airport Transfers in Japan for those passengers arriving and/or departing with the main group
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners on Days 3 & 13
  • Lunch on Day 8
  • Gold Leaf Decorating Experience
  • Japanese Confectionary Making Experience
  • 14-day Japan Rail Pass allowing you unlimited travel on the entire Japan Rail network including Shinkansen (Bullet Train) services
  • Entrance fees for all attractions mentioned above
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TBC

Tokyo Game Show Tour 2018

TBC September 2018
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation at a centrally-located business class hotel in Tokyo & Japanese breakfast daily
  • Private air-conditioned coach transfers to/from Tokyo airport
  • Entrance fees to all named attractions on tour including one ticket to the Tokyo Game Show 2017 for entry on Day 7
  • All subway and train fares
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Guide throughout
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TBC

Japan Summer Manga Tour 2018

16 - 23 August 2018
  • Scheduled return Economy class flights
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation at a centrally-located 3* hotel in Tokyo and Japanese breakfast daily.
  • Private air-conditioned coach transfers to/from Tokyo airport.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees to all temples, shrines, museums and other attractions on tour including access to the Main Observatory at Tokyo Tower.
  • All subway and train fares.
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Guide throughout.
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from £2,045.00 pp

Japan Bonsai Tour 2018

3 - 14 February 2018
  • International flights from London Heathrow to Narita Airport (Tokyo)
  • 12 nights’ hotel accommodation at centrally located 3* & 3½* hotels with breakfast daily
  • Registration at the 8th World Bonsai Convention
  • 7 Day Japan Rail Pass
  • Farewell dinner on 1 May
  • Transfers to/from airports in Japan
  • Private air-conditioned coach on 21 April
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees to all named attractions on tour
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Guide throughout
  • Separate baggage transfer for one piece of luggage per person from Nagoya to Saitama (you will take an overnight bag to Kanazawa)
  • All Japanese sales taxes and service charge
  • Full financial protection via Japan Journeys’ membership of the Travel Trust Association
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£2,975

Classic Japan Tour at Cherry Blossom Time 2018

27 March – 7 April 2018
  • Economy class scheduled international flights
  • 10 nights’ accommodation at centrally located hotels in Kyoto, Hakone and Tokyo with breakfast daily
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Tour Manager throughout
  • Airport Transfers in Japan for those passengers arriving and departing at agreed times
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners on 29 March and 6 April and also Dinner on 2 April
  • Lunches on 29 & 31 March
  • 7-day Japan Rail Pass allowing you unlimited travel on the entire Japan Rail network including Shinkansen (Bullet Train) services
  • Entrance fees for and transport fares to all attractions mentioned above
  • All Japanese sales taxes and service charge
  • Full financial protection via Japan Journeys’ membership of the Travel Trust Association
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from £3,895 pp

Japan Manga Tour 2018

8 - 15 March 2018
  • Scheduled return Economy class flights
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation at a centrally-located 3* hotel in Tokyo
  • Japanese breakfast daily
  • Private air-conditioned coach transfers to/from Tokyo airport.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees to all temples, shrines, museums and other attractions on tour including access to the Main Observatory at Tokyo Tower.
  • All subway and train fares.
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Guide throughout.
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from £1,995 pp

Japan Quilt Tour 2018

23 January - 3 February 2018
  • Entry to the Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival
  • Plenty of fantastic opportunities for shopping for fabric and other goods
  • Escorted tours of Tokyo, Kyoto & Nara (Japan’s former ancient capital)
  • 10 nights accommodation at 4* deluxe hotels in Tokyo (5 nights) and Kyoto (5 nights)
  • Travel on Japan’s famous Bullet Train
  • Airport transfers in Japan
  • Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinners
  • Optional day trip to Itchiku Kubota Museum & Hiroshima
  • Shibori Dyeing class & Yuzen silk stencilling
  • 1 standard sized baggage transfer from Tokyo to Kyoto
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys guide throughout
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£3,075

Japan Gourmet Tour 2018

8 - 18 May 2018
  • 9 nights’ comfortable accommodation at centrally-located hotels in Kyoto, Tokyo and Hakone
  • Return International airfare from London
  • 4 lovely lunches
  • 7 delicious dinners
  • Breakfast daily
  • Cookery Class in Kyoto
  • Japan Journeys Guide throughout
  • Private airport coach transfers
  • Private coach for Kyoto sightseeing on 4 September
  • Transportation fees to all named sites
  • Admission and entrance fees for all named activities
  • Green Tea Experience on 5 September
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£3,995.00

Japan Ceramics Tour 2018

31 August - 11 September 2018
  • Visits to Arita, Imari and Kyoto ceramic sights, kilns, museums and stores
  • Guided tours of Kyoto, the lovely canal town of Kurashiki and Tokyo
  • Stroll through the quaint streets of Tokoname, one of Japan’s six ancient kilns
  • Travel on Japan’s famous Bullet Train
  • 10 nights hotel accommodation & Japanese Breakfast daily
  • Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinners
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Guide throughout
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£3,445