Discover Japan

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5 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-4493
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Tokyo, Japan
  • Ends Tokyo, Japan
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experience the past in Takayama's folk village and Kyoto's historic centre.
  • Explore Nijo Castle.
  • Lose yourself in the picturesque Kenroku-en Garden.
  • Marvel at iconic Mt Fuji and Miyajima's floating torii gate
The "Discover Japan" tour starts from and ends in Tokyo. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 14 days taking you through Kyoto, Takayama, Kanazawa and 3 other destinations in Japan. "Discover Japan" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

From the towers and gadgets of Tokyo to the serenity of sacred shrines and the soaring beauty of Mt Fuji, this tour provides the perfect blend of guided excursions and free time to explore this fascinating region at your own pace. Linger in the gardens of Kyoto, shoot through the mountain air on a Shinkansen bullet train, and stay in a traditional Japanese Inn.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Tokyo
  • Day 2: Tokyo/Kanazawa
  • Day 3: Kanazawa
  • Day 4: Kanazawa/Takayama
  • Day 5: Takayama
  • Day 6: Takayama/Hiroshima
  • Day 7: Hiroshima
  • Day 8: Hiroshima/Kyoto
  • Day 9: Kyoto
  • Day 10: Kyoto
  • Day 11: Kyoto/Fujikawaguchiko
  • Day 12: Fujikawaguchiko/Tokyo
  • Day 13: Tokyo
  • Day 14: Tokyo
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (10 nts), traditional inns (1 nt), traditional inns with shared facilities (2 nts).
Meals
  • 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD695-905 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Bullet train, tram, ferry, public bus, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Discover Moment: Kyoto
  • Your Wellness Moment: Onsen Spa Visit, Kawaguchiko
  • Your Discover Moment: Tokyo
  • Higashi Geisha District visit
  • Kenroku-en garden visit
  • Nagamachi Samurai District walk
  • Hida No Sato folk village visit
  • Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum visit
  • Miyajima Island excursion
  • Nijo Castle and gardens visit
  • Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion visit
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine visit
  • Lake Kawaguchiko (Five Lakes Region) walk
  • Kaiseki dinner
  • Japan Rail (JR) pass (14 days)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Tokyo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Discover Japan tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 6 reviews
  • Angela T.
  • On Jan 03 2024
5 - Excellent
Excellent
Was an excellent time, nice group, warm and knowledgeable guide would recommend
  • Colleen P.
  • On Apr 08 2023
5 - Excellent
Excellent
So well organised. Clean, comfortable. Interesting. No complaints.
  • Colleen Pratten
  • From Australia
  • On Mar 06 2023
5 - Excellent
Excellent
Excellent
  • Lyle D.
  • On Mar 27 2020
5 - Excellent
Excellent
The food was amazing and the options even more so. Hotels were good and interesting to experience a futon, onsen and so on. There was so much to see and do with not much addtional money needed to spend unless you wanted to.... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Discover Japan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 20 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 August 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Discover Japan tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Discover Japan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
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