Japan Express Overview

From neon lights in Tokyo city to temples in Kyoto, this express tour of Japan will delight travellers young and old.

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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Japan Express.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Take a short and sweet tour through fascinating Japan.

Home to sumo wrestling, sake, geishas, karaoke and traditional onsens, Japan is an extraordinary land. Here you can expect a frenetic pace one day and a tranquil experience the next. Take in the neon nightlife of Tokyo, relax in the manicured gardens of Nikko and discover thousands of years of culture and history in Kyoto. From world-class sushi to legendary samurai, this enigmatic nation is a traveller’s delight. Get back to basics and see the best of Japan without busting your budget.

  • Shed your clothes (and inhibitions) in a traditional Japanese onsen
  • Experience ancient traditions in Kyoto
  • Travel by train through pristine countryside
  • Shop up a storm in Tokyo
  • See the shrines and temples of Nikko

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Tokyo, Japan
  • Finish:

    Kyoto, Japan
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (3 nts), Ryokan (5 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Metro, Train, Train (bullet)
  • Carbon emissions offset:

    450kg pp per trip
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Days 1-3 Tokyo

The dynamic capital of an ancient land, Tokyo blends neon-drenched modernity with traditional temples, shrines and gardens.

Days 4-5 Nikko

Nikko has been a sacred site since the middle of the 8th century, as evidenced by the many shrines and temples dotted throughout the area.

Days 6-9 Kyoto

Magnificent temples, stunning gardens and gorgeous geishas abound in Kyoto, the ancient heart of Japan's unique culture.
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