13 Day self guided Tour Itinerary

Best of Japan Tour

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Embark on this fascinating tour taking in the many different sights, experiences and history this vast country has to offer. The combination of guided and self-guided days will allow to you uncover Japan at your own pace, with options to add on pre-booked excursions to create your dream trip.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Temples and Shrines in Tokyo
  • Nikko National Park
  • Overnight in a ryokan
  • Time to explore Mount Fuji National Park
  • Explore Kyoto and Hiroshima

Sample Itinerary Summary

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13 days
Guide Price
£3,799 per person
Price based on
Based on 09 December 18, departure from London Heathrow flying with Air China, meal basis as per itinerary.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Private basis, Escorted or Self-Guided
  • Accommodation as stated or similar with daily breakfast
  • Meals as stated
  • English-speaking guide where mentioned in each city
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided days
  • IC card preloaded with ¥2500 for public transport
  • 14 Day JR Rail Pass
Not included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry etc)
  • Services, meals and drinks not mentioned itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage transfer (if needed)
  • Tokyo

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Guided city tour
    • Cruise on the Sumida River
    • Visit Meiji Shrine and Sensoji Temple
  • Hakone

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Gateway to Mount Fuji National Park
    • Hakone Free Pass included
  • Takayama

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Stunning scenery
    • Picturesque traditional old town
  • Kyoto

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit Kiyomizu Temple
    • Explore Gion Geisha District
    • Walk through historic Higashiyama district
  • Hiroshima

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Walk through Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
    • Explore Miyajima
    • Visit Hijiyama Park
  • Osaka

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Explore Osaka castle
    • Visit the Umeda Sky Buidling