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.

WHAT NEXT?

If you’re interested in any of the itineraries below, please let us know the following and we will get back to you with a quote:

  • Which independent tour you are interested in
  • Your proposed dates of travel
  • Your preferred grade of accommodation (e.g. 3*, 4*, or 5*)
  • Your preferred room type (e.g. Double, Twin or Singles)
  • How many adults and children this is for (and the age of the children at the time of travel)

 

NOT FROM THE UK?

Don’t worry! We deal with countless passengers from outside of the UK. You just need to let us know the information above (and you can arrange your own flights to Japan).

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.

The Way Of The Samurai

15 nights
  • 14 nights’ accommodation in a Twin/Double room at 3* or 4* hotels in Tokyo, Aizuwakamatsu, Nikko, Kamakura and Kyoto on a bed & breakfast basis
  • 1 night’s accommodation in a ryokan in Aizu on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis
  • 1-Day Private English-Speaking Guide for 8 hours
  • Zen meditation and Kyudo practice at Nisshinkan
  • Kendo practice at Butokuden dojo
from £2,295.00

Japan Green Tour

13 nights
  • Visit Narita, Yamanashi, Tokushima, Kamikatsu, Ayabe Farm, Mt Koya, and Osaka
  • 13 nights' accommodation
  • 14-day Japan Rail Pass, allowing unlimited travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train
  • 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 Narita International Airport
  • Plus much more!
£2,695.00

Cycling The Inland Sea Independent Tour

8 nights
  • 5 nights’ accommodation in centrally located hotels in Osaka, Onomichi, and Takamatsu on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 night’s accommodation in a traditional Japanese minshuku or Guesthouses on a bed and breakfast basis in the Shimanami Kaido route.
  • Train tickets from Osaka to Onomichi, Imabari to Takamatsu, and Takamatsu to Osaka
  • Aluminium Road Bicycle with pick up in Onomichi and drop off at Imabari
  • Transfers by Express train from and to Kansai International Airport (Osaka) to central Osaka
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from £1,695.00

Essential Japan

13 nights
  • Visit Tokyo, Hakone & Mt Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Takayama & Matsumoto
  • 13 nights' accommodation
  • 14-day Japan Rail Pass, allowing unlimited travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train
  • 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 Narita International Airport
  • Plus much more!
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from £1,755 pp

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

Japan Express

8 nights
  • Visit Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima & Miyajima
  • 8 Nights' accommodation including a ryokan (traditional inn) with Japanese dinner
  • 7-Day Japan Rail Pass, allowing unlimited travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train
  • 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 Haneda or Narita International Airport
  • Plus much more!
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from £1,599 pp

Highlights of Hokkaido

13 nights
  • Visit Tokyo, Hakodate, Lake Toya, Muroran, Sapporo, Otaru, Furano & Biei
  • 13 nights’ hotel accommodation (4* option includes 3 nights' in a ryokan inn)
  • JR Hokkaido 4-Day Flexi Pass, giving you 4 days' unlimited travel by Japan Rail trains
  • Personalised Japan Journeys app to store all your travel documents
  • Detailed Japan Journeys Information Pack
  • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at Tokyo airport
  • Transfers from/to the airport for your international arrival/departure
  • Plus much more!
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from £2,125 pp

Shikoku Revealed

10 nights
  • Visit Kobe, Kurashiki, Matsuyama, Kotohira, Takamatsu, Iya Valley, Tokushima & Osaka
  • 10 nights' accommodation, including a ryokan (traditional Japanese inn)
  • 7-Day Japan Rail Pass, allowing unlimited travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train
  • Personalised Japan Journeys app to store all your travel documents
  • 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 £1,475.00 pp

My Own Japan – For Solo Travellers –

12 nights
  • Visit Tokyo, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Osaka, Mt Koya, Nara & Kyoto
  • 11 nights' accommodation, including a 1 night stay in traditional temple lodgings at Mount Koya
  • 14-day Japan Rail Pass, allowing unlimited travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train
  • Personalised Japan Journeys app to store all your travel documents
  • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at the airport
  • Airport transfers
  • Plus much more!
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From £2,295.00

Okinawa Extension

5 nights
  • Visit Naha, Ishigaki Island, Taketomi Island & Iriomote Island
  • 5 nights' accommodation
  • Personalised Japan Journeys app to store all your travel documents
  • Airport transfers between Naha airport and your hotel by taxi
  • Plus much more!
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from £695.00 pp

Family Holidays in Japan

12 nights
  • Visit Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima & Miyajima
  • 12 nights' accommodation, including a ryokan stay (traditional Japanese inn)
  • 7-day Japan Rail Pass, allowing unlimited travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train
  • Escorted Tours of Tokyo, Kyoto, and Nara by coach
  • 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 Haneda or Narita International Airport
  • Plus much more!
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from £6,835 per family (2 adults & 2 children*)

The Great North: Hokkaido & Tohoku

9 nights
  • Visit Tokyo, Matsushima, Nyuto Onsen, Furano, Noboribetsu Onsen & Sapporo
  • 9 nights' accommodation, including 1 night at a ryokan (traditional Japanese inn)
  • 7-day Japan Rail Pass, allowing unlimited travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train
  • 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 Narita International Airport
  • Plus much more!
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from £1,499 pp

Kyushu: Islands & Onsen

13 nights
  • Visit Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, Yakushima, Kumamoto, Kurokawa Onsen & Beppu
  • 10 nights' accommodation, including a ryokan stay (traditional Japanese inn)
  • 3-day All Kyushu Area Rail Pass, giving you 3 days' unlimited travel by Japan Rail trains
  • Personalised Japan Journeys app to store all your travel documents
  • Detailed Japan Journeys Information Pack
  • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at Fukuoka airport
  • Plus much more!
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From £1,795 pp

Japan in Luxury

11 nights
  • Visit Tokyo, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Nara & Hakone
  • 11 nights’ luxury hotel and ryokan accommodation in deluxe rooms
  • 14-day Green Car (1st Class) Japan Rail Pass allowing you unlimited travel on the entire Japan Rail network including Shinkansen (Bullet Train) services.
  • Meet & Greet Service on arrival at the airport
  • Airport transfers from/to Narita International Airport
  • Personalised Japan Journeys app to store all your travel documents
  • Detailed Japan Journeys Information Pack
  • Plus much more!
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from £4,975 pp

The Best of the West

10 nights
  • Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Nara, Yonago, Kurashiki & Tsuwano
  • 10 nights' accommodation, including a ryokan stay (traditional Japanese inn)
  • 7-day Japan Rail Pass, allowing unlimited travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train
  • 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 KansaiInternational Airport
  • Plus much more!
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From £1,345 pp

Japan Arts Revealed

10 nights
  • Visit Tokyo, Kyoto, Kurashiki, Naoshima Island, Fukuoka and Arita
  • 10 nights' accommodation, including a ryokan stay (traditional Japanese inn)
  • 7-day Japan Rail Pass, allowing unlimited travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train
  • Personalised Japan Journeys app to store all your travel documents
  • Detailed Japan Journeys Information Pack
  • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at the airport
  • Plus much more!
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From £1,495 pp
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