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.

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

Highlights of Hokkaido

13 nights
  • 13 nights’ hotel accommodation in a Double/Twin room on a bed and breakfast basis (for the 3* option)
  • 10 nights’ hotel accommodation in a Double/Twin room on a bed and breakfast basis & 3 nights' ryokan accommodation in a Japanese style room on a bed, dinner and breakfast basis (for the 4* option)
  • JR Hokkaido 4 Day Flexi Pass
  • Transfer from/to the airport for your international arrival/departure
  • Meet & Greet service on arrival at Tokyo
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    from £2,125 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

    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 £1,655 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

    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 £1,499 pp

    My Own Japan – For Solo Travellers –

    12 nights
  • 11 nights’ accommodation in a Single room at 3* or 4* hotels in Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima 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 £2,295.00

    Family Holidays in Japan

    12 nights
    • 6 nights’ hotel accommodation in Tokyo in Twin/Double rooms on a bed & breakfast basis.
    • 2 nights’ ryokan accommodation in Miyajima in a shared room on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
    • 4 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kyoto in Twin/Double rooms on a bed & breakfast basis.
    • 7 Day ordinary Class Japan Rail Passes which allows for unlimited travel on the entire Japan Rail network (for 2 adults & 2 children).
    • Full Day Escorted Tour of Tokyo by coach including lunch on Day 2.
    • Full Day Escorted Tour of Kyoto by coach including lunch on Day 9.
    • Afternoon Escorted Tour of Nara by coach on Day 10.
    • Airport Limousine Bus Return Ticket to Narita Airport for 2 adults and 2 children.
    • Meet & Greet Service on Arrival
    • Detailed Japan Journeys Information Pack
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    from £6,575 per family (2 adults & 2 children*)

    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

    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 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

    Okinawa Extension

    5 nights
  • 5 nights’ hotel accommodation in a Double/Twin room in Naha and Ishigaki Island on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Domestic flight between Haneda airport (Tokyo) and Naha (mainland Okinawa)
  • Domestic flight between Naha (mainland Okinawa) and Ishigaki Island
  • Ferry between Ishigaki Island and Taketomi Island
  • Ferry between Ishigaki Island and Iriomote Island
  • Airport transfers between Naha airport and your hotel
  • All Japanese sales taxes and service charge
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    from £995.00 pp