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 Ceramics Tour 2020

16 - 28 October 2020
  • Visits to the pottery towns of Arita, Imari, Kyoto & Mashiko
  • Guided tours of Kyoto, the lovely canal town of Kurashiki and Tokyo
  • Travel on Japan’s famous Bullet Train
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation & Breakfast daily
  • Welcome Dinner, Farewell Dinner and lunch on your first full day in Kyoto
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Guide throughout
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Japan Quilt Tour 2020

17-28 January 2020
  • 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* hotels in Kyoto and Tokyo
  • 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 Kyoto to Tokyo
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys guide throughout
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Japan Bonsai Tour 2021

10 nights
  • International flights from London Heathrow to Narita Airport (Tokyo)
  • 10 nights’ hotel accommodation at centrally located 3* & 3½* hotels with breakfast daily
  • Entrance to the Kokufu Bonsai-ten on day 4
  • 7 Day Japan Rail Pass
  • Welcome & Farewell dinner
  • Transfers to/from airports in Japan
  • Private air-conditioned coach in Kyoto on Day 7
  • 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 Tokyo to Kyoto and from Kyoto to Tokyo
  • 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 2020

12 nights
  • 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)
  • 1 Full-day private air-conditioned coach tour of Tokyo and 1 Full-day private air-conditioned coach tour of Kyoto
  • 1 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
  • 2 lunches
  • 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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Japan Gourmet Tour 2020

9 nights
  • 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
  • Transportation fees to all named sites
  • Admission and entrance fees for all named activities
  • Green Tea Experience
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Japan: Coast to Coast

11 nights
  • Visit Kobe, Lake Biwa, Amanohashidate, Kinosaki Onsen, Tottori, Kurashiki & Osaka
  • 11 nights' accommodation including a ryokan (traditional inn) with Japanese dinner
  • 7-day Hokuriku-Kansai Area Rail Pass, allowing unlimited regional travel including Shinkansen (Bullet Train) services
  • Personalised Japan Journeys app to store all your travel documents
  • Detailed Japan Journeys Information Pack
  • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at the airport
  • Airport transfers from/to Kansai International Airport (Osaka)
  • Plus much more!
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from £1,595 pp