HOW OUR INDEPENDENT TOURS WORK

Enjoy independent travel but not the hassle of planning? One of our Independent 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 straight forward 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.

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 In Luxury

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 £1,299 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 £1,655 pp

Traditional Japan

12 nights
  • Visits to Kyoto, Kurashiki, Okayama, Osaka, Mt Koya, Matsue, and Tsumago
  • Travel on Japan’s famousBullet Train
  • 14 day Japan Rail Pass
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation and 1 night in traditional temple lodgings
  • Dinner included at the temple
  • Fully guided Tour of Ise Jingu Shrine and Mikimoto Pearl Island with lunch
  • Breakfast daily
  • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at the airport
  • Airport transfers to and from Kansai International Airport and Kyoto Station
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from £1,795 pp

The Great North: Hokkaido & Tohoku

9 nights
  • 9 nights’ accommodation including ryokan accommodation for 1 night
  • 7-day Japan Rail Pass
  • Bullet Train services, starting on Day 3.
  • 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 £1,299 pp

The Best of the West: Kansai & Chugoku

10 nights
  • Visits to Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Kurashiki and Tsuwano
  • Travel on Japan’s famous Bullet Train
  • 7 day Japan Rail Pass
  • 10 nights accommodation
  • Stays at a ryokan (traditional Japanese Inn) with dinner included for 2 nights
  • Breakfast daily
  • Meet and Greet service upon arrival at the airport
  • Airport transfers to Kansai International Airport by JR Pass
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From £1,345 pp