8 Day self guided tour itinerary

Japan at a Glance Tour

A captivating journey

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Explore the vibrant capital Tokyo before experiencing the rural landscapes of Hakone and famous Mount Fuji and finally experiencing the culture and history of Kyoto. 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:
  • Famous temples and shrines
  • Overnight stay in a ryokan
  • Rural scenery and views of Mount Fuji
  • Castles, gardens and pavilions

Sample Itinerary Summary

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8 days
Guide Price
£2,469 per person
Price based on
Based on 10 October 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, 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
  • 7 Day JR Pass
  • IC card preloaded with ¥2500 for public transport
Not included
  • Services, meals and drinks not mentioned itinerary
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry etc)
  • Visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage transfer (if needed)
  • Tokyo

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit Meiji Shrine
    • Shopping down Omotesando
    • Cruise along the Sumida River
  • Hakone

    Itinerary Highlights

    • See the stunning Mt. Fuji
    • Take a dip in one of the local hot springs
  • Kyoto

    Itinerary Highlights

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