Enjoy Japan all year round; the blaze of autumn colour, cherry blossom in the spring, ice breaker journeys on the Okhotsk and frozen waterfalls in winter. Explore energetic Tokyo with its neon cityscape and contrasting ancient temples and gardens. Visit Kyoto the cultural heart of Japan, catch a glimpse of a Geisha and visit the Golden Pavilion situated on the edge of lakes surrounded by exquisite gardens. Hike in National Parks, observe the delightful Japanese Snow Monkeys bathing in natural hot pools and spot the distinctive red-crowned crane.
Escorted tours and tailor made holidays are available for you to visit as much of this area and in whatever style you choose.
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Discover Japan on this exciting tour taking in the sights of Tokyo: Meiji Shrine, Omotesando Street and electronic town Akihabara. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Nikko National Park, take an aerial gondola to see the volcanic Owakudani ‘Boiling Valley’ and from Lake Kawaguchi view sacred Mount Fuji. Travel to Hiroshima on the iconic bullet train taking time to remember. Enjoy Kyoto’s exquisite shrines, the Golden Pavilion and Zen Gardens, seize the opportunity to learn origami or stay overnight in a Ryokan.
13 days from £2989pp includes international flights from the UK.
Journey Japan’s stunning coastline aboard the 114 passenger MS Caledonian Sky discovering ancient castles, temples, beautiful gardens and visit vibrant Tokyo and magnificent Kyongju in South Korea. 2 night pre or post cruise extension to Kyoto available.
Prices from £6095pp includes international flights from the UK
Observe the metropolis of Tokyo from the observation deck of the Skytree before exploring the city. Witness stunning Mount Fuji, take a boat trip on Ashi Lake and enjoy a cable car up Mount Komagatake. Speed along on the bullet train to Nagano, visit the Buddhist Zenkoji Temple before heading to Yudanaka, to watch the Japanese Snow Monkeys in the natural hot pools of Jigokudani Monkey Park. Spend time in Kyoto.
11 days from £2990pp including international flights from the UK.
After exploring Tokyo travel by train to Yudanaka and visit the snow monkey park and the temple of Zenkoji in Nagano. Fly to Sapporo, home of the 1972 Winter Olympics before journeying to Kushiro and observe the endangered Red Crowned Japanese Crane performing their mating dance in the snowfields of Kushiro Tancho Nature Park. Ride on an ice-breaker ship on the Orkhotsk Sea and visit Abashiri’s ice museum.
14 days small group travel (maximum 16 travellers) from £4775pp excluding international flights from the UK
Discover the delights of Japan. Spend eight nights aboard the luxurious yacht Le Soléal and five nights at premier hotels in Kyoto and Tokyo.
14 days from £7285pp
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