ABOUT OUR GUIDED TOURS

Our Japan 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.

Japan Manga Tour March 2020

March 2020 TBC
  • Scheduled return Economy class flights
  • 6 nights' hotel accommodation at a centrally-located 3* hotel in Tokyo
  • 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.
  • Plus loads more!
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Classic Japan Tour at Cherry Blossom Time 2019

26 Mar 2019 - 06 Apr 2019
  • 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 on the group flight
  • 7-day Japan Rail Pass allowing you unlimited travel on the entire Japan Rail network including Shinkansen (Bullet Train) services
  • Plus loads more!
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£4,125.00 pp

Japan Summer Manga Tour 2019

15 Aug 2019 - 22 Aug 2019
  • 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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£2,245.00

Gardens of Japan Tour 2019

07 Nov 2019 - 18 Nov 2019
  • 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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£3,995.00

Japan Ceramics Tour 2019

6-18 September 2019
  • Visits to the pottery towns of Arita, Imari, Kyoto & Mashiko
  • Guided tours of Kyoto, the lovely canal town of Kurashiki and Tokyo
  • Visit a Major Museum exhibition on bizen pottery with a local Kyoto ceramics expert, Robert Yellin.
  • Travel on Japan’s famous Bullet Train
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation & Breakfast daily
  • Welcome Dinner, Farewell Dinner and lunch on 11 September
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Guide throughout
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£4,125.00

Japan Quilt Tour 2020 (dates TBC)

  • Entry to the Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival
  • Plenty of fantastic opportunities for shopping for fabric and other goods
  • A day trip and entrance to Itchiku Kubota Museum
  • Visit the Private quilt and kimono collection of renown quilter Sachiko Yoshida
  • Escorted tours of Tokyo & Kyoto
  • 10 nights accommodation at 4* deluxe hotels in Tokyo (6 nights) and Kyoto (4 nights)
  • International airfare from London Heathrow
  • Travel on Japan’s famous Bullet Train
  • Airport transfers in Japan
  • Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • Optional Day trip to Hiroshima/Miyajima
  • Shibori Dyeing class & a Stenciling class
  • 1 standard sized baggage transfer from Tokyo to Kyoto
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys guide throughout
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Japan Bonsai Tour February 2020 – Dates TBC

10 Nights
  • International flights from London Heathrow to Narita Airport (Tokyo)
  • 10 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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Exquisite Japan Tour 2019

3 - 16 September 2019
  • Economy Class scheduled international flights from London Heathrow (with a change of plane en route)
  • 12 nights’ accommodation at centrally located 3* and 4* hotels in Tokyo, Kanazawa, Takayama, and Kyoto with breakfast daily
  • Services of a knowleadgeable Japan Journeys Tour Manager throughout
  • Airport Transfer in Japan for those passengers arriving with the main group (pre and post extension passengers will need to arrange their own airport transfers)
  • Full-day private air-conditioned coach tour of Tokyo on 5 September and in Kyoto on 12 September
  • Half day private air-conditioned coach tour of Kyoto on 11 September
  • 14-Day Japan Rail Pass allowing you unlimited travel on the entire Japan Rail network including Shinkansen (Bullet Train) services
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners on 5 September & 14 September respectively
  • Lunches on 12 & 14 September
  • Entrance fees for all attractions mentioned above
  • 2 separate baggage transfers for one piece of luggage per person from Tokyo to Takayama & Takayama to Kyoto
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£4,575.00

Japan Gourmet Tour 2019

24 July - 3 August 2019
  • 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 26 July
  • Transportation fees to all named sites
  • Admission and entrance fees for all named activities
  • Green Tea Experience on 27 July
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£4,755.00

Tokyo Game Show Tour – September 2019

7 nights/ 9 days
  • 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