Japan

Discover the Magic of Japan: A 7-Day Luxury Small Group Tour with Hiroshima and Osaka Extension Available

The breathtaking scenery, history and world-class cuisine of Japan await on a luxury seven-day, small-group tour (max. 16 travellers). Uncover the charm of Tokyo, Hakone, Mount Fuji and Kyoto, discover UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites and stay in glamorous, five-star accommodation along the way. Explore vibrant cities of colossal skyscrapers and neon lights, pass by ancient temples and architecture dating back to the 15th century, dine at an izakaya, enjoy a traditional sake tasting at one of Japan's best breweries and much more. Includes six nights of five-star accommodation in some of the country’s best hotels including the luxurious Hilton Tokyo located in the heart of the vibrant Shinjuku area, daily breakfast and select dining experiences, the services of expert, local, English-speaking guides, travel on Japan’s super-efficient rail network including the famous high-speed bullet train and the opportunity to extend your tour by three nights to discover historical Hiroshima and enchanting Osaka.

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7 Days
TWIN SHARE - LOW SEASON
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person based on TWIN SHARE – you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
7 Days
TWIN SHARE - HIGH SEASON
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person based on TWIN SHARE – you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
7 Days
TWIN SHARE - PEAK SEASON
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person based on TWIN SHARE – you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
7 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER - LOW SEASON
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
7 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER - PEAK SEASON
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
10 Days
TWIN SHARE - LOW SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person based on TWIN SHARE – you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
10 Days
TWIN SHARE - HIGH SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person based on TWIN SHARE – you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
10 Days
TWIN SHARE - PEAK SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person based on TWIN SHARE – you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
10 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER - LOW SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
10 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER - HIGH SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
10 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER - PEAK SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person
  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine

Experience the eclectic culture and majestic beauty of Japan on an exhilarating, small-group tour that will have you experiencing mega-cities and ancient temples, travelling on the famous high-speed bullet train, learning the 200 year-old art of sushi-making by a master, basking in Hakone’s hot springs, taking a boat trip across the striking Lake Ashinoko and visiting a sake brewery to learn and taste the history of this ancient tipple.

Cherry Blossom Season Departures Available: Travel between March and April for the best chance of seeing Japan's magical cherry blossom season in full bloom. Every spring, Japan's sakura flowers start blossoming, covering the country in natural beauty and attracting tourists the world over - a truly unforgettable experience.

What You’ll Love…

The Accommodation - From five-star luxury to traditional, high-end ryokans all in premium locations

Unwind in five-star luxury with three nights at the high-end Hilton Tokyo, the perfect fusion of traditional, Japanese-style rooms, contemporary amenities and décor and striking city views. Located in the heart of Shinjuku – Tokyo's business, shopping and entertainment district – you wil be a stone’s throw from all that Japan’s capital city has to offer.

Experience one night in a luxury ryokan at Hakone Kowakien Tenyu – a sanctuary nestled amid nature that will have you gazing over the majestic mountains from your in-room, open-air bath - a thermal ‘onsen’ where you can soak in natural mountain hot springs with an unbeatable backdrop of untouched nature. This ultra-luxe retreat will have you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, away from the city’s bustle.

Spend two nights in chic style adorned with bamboo trees, sleek wooden finishings and cultural prominence at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, a five-star stay that will have you uncovering the true juxtaposition of old-meets-new in the country’s old capital. With two UNESCO World Heritage-listed temples a stone’s throw away and the Kyoto National Museum at your doorstep, Hyatt Regency Kyoto puts you in the ultimate location to discover this magical city.

The Sights & Experiences - From the brightly-lit streets of Tokyo and majestic sight of Mount Fuji to Kyoto’s UNESCO World Heritage sites and the famous high-speed bullet train

Tour the neon streets of Tokyo, a dazzling capital city that is always on the move. Feel like you are on the set of a Sci-Fi movie as you explore the city, admiring the incredible architecture and striking design of futuristic mega-malls and edgy boutiques. Visit the Imperial Palace, the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan which dates back to 1457, and the famously crowded Shibuya Crossing.

Discover striking Lake Ashinoko on the way to Hakone, perched within Japan’s mountainous Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. Enjoy a breathtaking boat ride across the lake where you will enjoy stunning vistas of Hakone Shrine, followed by an unforgettable cable car ride that will showcase the stunning aquamarine waters below with a backdrop of the majestic Mount Fuji – the country’s tallest peak sitting at 3,776 metres high.

Experience the extraordinary speed of the shinkansen bullet train as you travel towards Kyoto, the cultural and historical heart of Japan founded in 794. Immerse yourself in the local history and beauty of the city, known as the City of Ten Thousand Shrines. This ancient city is home to a multitude of Buddhist temples and gardens, the Golden Temple, ancient Shinto shrines and the narrow streets of the Gion district – where the geisha culture will come to life before your eyes in dazzling and colourful kimonos in upscale Japanese restaurants and private tea houses.

Kyoto’s fusion of sights and culture will impress even the most seasoned of travellers. Visit the famed Fushimi Inari-taisha, also known as the Path of Red Gates – the head shrine of the god Inari that boasts spectacular city views from the half way point. Delve into the historical world of sake at one of the industry’s biggest innovators - the famous Gekkeikan Sake Brewery. Here you will learn the ins and outs of sake creation and top it all off with a visit to the sake museum and a much-welcomed tasting.

Your Package Includes:

  • Six nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at the stunning Hilton Tokyo, one night in a luxury ryokan with your own private outdoor bath in Hakone and two nights at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, an elegant hotel located in the heart of the old capital
  • Daily breakfast and additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner, local street food experiences and more
  • Guided visits to Tokyo’s famous sights including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine
  • Visits to local markets including Tokyo’s bustling fish market
  • Sushi making class followed by lunch
  • Visit to the historic “temple district” of Asakusa including a boat cruise on the Sumida River
  • Travel on Japan’s famous high-speed bullet train
  • Take a boat trip across Lake Ashinoko and a cable car in Hakone to view the rising volcanic fumes of Owakudani with a backdrop of the grande Mount Fuji
  • Experience in the hot springs of Hakone
  • Discover Kyoto and its UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Visit the famous Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine or “Path of the Red Gates” in Kyoto
  • Learn how traditional sake is made with a sake brewery visit and tasting
  • Return shared shuttle bus airport transfers
  • Travel on Japan’s super-efficient rail network including the world famous shinkansen bullet train
  • Experienced, local English-speaking guides
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Insider experiences

Explore More of Japan with an Extension to Hiroshima & Vibrant Osaka

Enhance your time in Japan with three additional nights discovering the charm and history of Hiroshima – target of the world’s first atomic bomb – and Osaka, Japan’s third-largest city and arguably the country’s culinary capital.

Spend one night at the celebrity-grade Sheraton Grand Hiroshima Hotel – a high-end sanctuary of true relaxation that sits conveniently close to Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and the Atomic Bomb Dome. Tour the historically significant sites and savour one of the city’s signature dishes – okonomiyaki: a savoury pancake of egg, cabbage, soba noodles alongside meat or seafood.

Discover the ancient island of Miyajima (also known as Itsukushima) brimming with ancient temples and one of the most beautiful attractions in the country: a bright orange gate (torii) that, at high tide, can be seen jutting out of the ocean towards the sky in a grand gesture. Following this, experience the famous bullet train as you travel at high-speed to striking Osaka.

Indulge in two magical nights at Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel – Japan’s tallest building that boasts the country’s most striking views. Combining old-world culture with modern-day luxury, this iconic hotel is the ultimate base to explore the city. Stroll through the surrounding food markets, witness popular sites like the Osaka Castle and Doguyasuji Arcade and embark on a street food tour before learning to make the traditional dish of takoyaki: a mix of shredded octopus, pickled ginger and spring onion, covered in batter.

Your Extension Package Includes:

  • Three nights of luxury accommodation including one night at the Sheraton Grand Hiroshima and two nights at Osaka Marriott Miyako
  • Visit the impressive UNESCO World Heritage-listed samurai castle at Himeji
  • Discover Hiroshima and tour the Genbaku (A-Bomb) Dome and the Peace Memorial Park and Museum
  • Take a ferry to discover the ancient island of Miyajima
  • A street food tour and demonstration of making takoyaki in Osaka
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