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.

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

Total Japan

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 Narita International Airport
  • Plus much more!
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from £1,355 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 Narita International Airport
  • Plus much more!
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from £6,575 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: Kansai & Chugoku

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

Traditional Japan

12 nights
  • Visit Kyoto, Nara, Kurashiki, Okayama, Osaka, Mt Koya, Matsue & Tsumago
  • 12 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
  • Fully guided Tour of Ise Jingu Shrine and Mikimoto Pearl Island with lunch
  • 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 £1,655 pp