An Oriental Winter - Special Offer
Combining the mystique and exotic promise of Shanghai with ancient traditions and modern lifestyles of Japan at a special tariff enabled by a new direct flight service to Shanghai
Welcome to a land of stark contrasts, where the past and future exist in perfect harmony and combine to create a unique culture. Rich heritage and cutting-edge innovation make Japan an unusual destination that should be at the top of every discerning traveller’s list.
Japan is home to around 126 million people and the hyperactive metropolises so many call home will satisfy your senses like never before. Nowhere on Earth is quite like Tokyo – the sounds, the lights and the speed of the city will fascinate you. And no film or photograph you’ve ever seen will compare to enjoying the buzz of the capital in person – the personality of such a place really does get lost in translation.
As well as dynamic cities, a journey through Japan will show you many sites of great beauty and historical importance, such as Mount Fuji, Osaka and Kyoto. The Kansai region is filled with tranquil shrines and magnificent Buddhist temples surrounded by exquisite gardens that have developed over centuries.
Other attractions on your Japan tour include traditional geisha entertainment, imperial palaces, an evolving contemporary-art scene, the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima and the chance to enjoy an encounter with the unique Snow Monkeys of Jigokudani National Park. Uncover Japan’s earthly treasures, where you’ll have the opportunity to tick many things off your list, including the Imperial Palace Plaza, the Great Buddha at Kotokuin and UNESCO World Heritage site, Nijo castle.
Japan has four distinct seasons, and each season brings different temperatures and climates. Spring and autumn bring a lovely climate, and in the springtime, you’ll get the chance to witness the beautiful cherry blossoms.
From the end of May to July, you can expect the rainy season. Throughout this period, Japan can often be quite humid, too.
If you’re looking for a busy, unforgettable experience in a vibrant destination, one of our tours to Japan will be perfect for you. Our Japan trips cater for everyone – those who want to travel alone, with loved ones , or want to explore with friends. The best thing about booking a tour with us is that you also have the opportunity to ask your experienced tour guide any questions that you might have throughout the trip. They will be happy to help!
- BROCHURES -
Departures up to 2020!
Welcome to our Worldwide Journeys bringing you innovative itineraries delivered by travel experts.
Our brand new Great Journeys of the World brochure, with its new look, feel and vibrancy, discerning travellers the perfect combination of luxury and service.
Our ‘Secret’ itineraries have been specifically designed to introduce lesser-visited places that afford a more personal but equally rewarding experience
Our 'Wildlife' itineraries visit some of the few truly wild places left on earth, complementing our ever popular wildlife experiences
Welcome to our new River & Coastal Cruises brochure bringing you 55 innovative cruise itineraries delivered by travel experts.
Within this compilation of travel arrangements we have sought to ‘amaze and surprise’ the first-time visitor and enthral the returning traveller.
An exceptional collection of Solo Groups and Classic Tours, all with No Single Supplement
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Weather & Climate
The weather in Japan is mostly temperate, with four distinct seasons.
When to go
Spring and autumn are generally mild throughout the country, and offer spectacular views of pretty sakura cherry blossoms and colourful autumnal leaves, respectively.
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For Oct 24 & 31 and all 2021 bookings made by 28th March 2020, deduct £100 per person
Japan is a truly timeless country, very traditional yet vibrantly modern; explore ancient Kyoto, travel in a small group by Bullet Train and admire the cherry blossoms or autumn leaves