Best of Japan

Small Group Holiday



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Steeped in tradition yet ultra-modern, with a culinary history dating back many centuries, Japan is yours to discover. On this best of Japan holiday we will show you what makes this country so unique - from the neon lights in Tokyo to the temples in Kyoto, from ancient castles to historic villages, and, of course, a stay in a traditional inn, a ryokan.

Activity / Theme




Comfort Level

Physical Rating



Public bus, Subway, Bullet Train, Train, Boat


Hotel/Ryokan (10 nights), Temple Stay (1 night)

Months of Operation

March, April, May, June, September, October, November


DAY 1 Start Kyoto
DAY 2 Tour Kyoto's castle, temples, Zen gardens and Gion district
DAY 3 Free day in Kyoto
DAY 4 To Koya-san for overnight at a temple
DAY 5 Via Himeji samurai castle to Hiroshima
DAY 6 Hiroshima - Peace Memorial Park, Miyajima and Itsukushima Shinto shrine
DAY 7 To medieval village of Tsumago, walk Nakasendo Way
DAY 8 To Matsumoto, walking tour
DAY 9 To Tokyo, free afternoon
DAY 10 Full-day tour of Tokyo
DAY 11 Free day in Tokyo
DAY 12 End Tokyo


11 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
Kyoto - Ryoanji Zen Garden
Kyoto - Nijo Castle
Kyoto - Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion)
Kyoto - Gion District walk
Koya-san - Okunoin Cemetery
Himeji - Himeji Castle
Hiroshima - Peace Park & A - Bomb Dome
Hiroshima - Peace Museum
Hiroshima - Miyajima Island
Tsumago - Nakasendo Walk
Matsumoto - walking tour
Tokyo - Sensoji Temple
Tokyo - Tokyo Cruise
Tokyo - Hama Rikyu Garden

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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