HOW OUR INDEPENDENT TOURS WORK

Enjoy independent travel but not the hassle of planning? One of our Independent Japan Tours could be just the ticket. Carefully put together by our team of specialists, our excellent collection of sample itineraries are designed to inform and inspire your next Japan adventure. Every one of our Independent Tours is fully tailor-made for you, ensuring your trip is everything you want it to be.

It’s quite straightforward to travel independently in Japan. We will provide just the right amount of support and logistical planning to make you feel comfortable in a very foreign land. These itineraries are available for any departure date (with a few exclusions which coinciding with Japanese National Holidays and some weekends). We’ll do all the work for you and provide you with an extensive information pack – the contents of which will be fully accessible via our handy travel app. You can also add guided tours as indicated and if you do want your own personal guide we can arrange this too.

To find out more or discuss your possible travel plans, call us now on 020 7766 5267 for a chat with one of our specialists.

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

    Highlights of Hokkaido

    16 nights
  • 14 nights’ hotel accommodation in a Double/Twin room on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights’ ryokan accommodation in a Japanese style room on a bed, dinner and breakfast basis
  • JR Hokkaido 4 Day Flexi Pass
  • Train/bus tickets from and to Narita International Airport (Tokyo).
  • Meet & Greet service on arrival at Narita International Airport (Tokyo).
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    from £2,125 pp

    Kyushu: Islands & Onsen

    13 nights
    • Visits to Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, Yakushima, Kumamoto, Kurosawa Onsen and Beppu.
    • Travel on Japan’s famous Bullet Train
    • 7 Day Japan Rail Pass
    • 10 Nights accommodation
    • Breakfast daily
    • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at the airport
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    From £1,795 pp

    Japan Arts Revealed

    10 nights
    • Visits to Tokyo, Kyoto, Kurashiki, Naoshima Island, Fukuoka and Arita
    • Travel on Japan’s famous Bullet Train
    • 7 Day Japan Rail Pass
    • 10 Nights accommodation
    • Breakfast daily
    • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at the airport
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    From £1,495 pp

    Japan Luxury Tours

    11 nights
    • 11 nights’ Luxury Hotel and Ryokan accommodation in Deluxe rooms on a bed & breakfast basis
    • 14-day Green Car (1st Class) Japan Rail Pass allowing you unlimited travel on the entire Japan Rail network including Shinkansen (Bullet Train) services.
    • Delicious Japanese dinners at your ryokan on Days 9 & 10
    • Meet & Greet Service on arrival at Narita International Airport (Tokyo)
    • Transfers from and to Narita International Airport/Tokyo
    • Fully detailed Japan Journeys Information Pack
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    from £4,975 pp

    Total Japan

    8 nights
    • Visits to Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima
    • Travel on Japan’s famousBullet Train
    • 7 Day Japan Rail Pass
    • 8 Nights accommodation
    • Stay in a ryokan (traditional Japanese Inn) with dinner included
    • Breakfast daily
    • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at the airport
    • Airport transfers from/to Narita International Airport
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    from £1,355 pp

    Essential Japan

    13 nights
    • Visits to Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Takayama and Matsumoto
    • Travel on Japan’s famousBullet Train
    • 14 day Japan Rail Pass
    • 13 nights accommodation
    • Dinner included for two nights
    • Breakfast daily
    • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at the airport
    • Airport transfers from/to Narita International Airport
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    from £1,755 pp
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