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Full ATOL protection. All our staff have either lived or travelled extensively to the countries we promote and have the passion and in-depth knowledge to ensure you experience the 'true' beauty of Japan... Quality hotels in great locations.

Travellers' Letters - Amazingly 95% of our travellers spend their valuable time to write to us after their holiday to tell us how much they have enjoyed their trip. There is nothing more rewarding to us than this. We would like to thank you all for letting us share your magical holiday experience. Our travel consultants share a deep commitment to your own personal holiday experience. Our tour selection is designed to suit a wide range of interests and budgets.

The Far East is fascinating, yet mysterious for most of our travellers. Therefore we spend the time to provide guidance and support to unravel the mysteries of these amazing countries.

Booking - To reserve your place, please download Booking Form. The file is virus free and safe for downloading. Or you can ring or email us to obtain a hard copy. A separate form will be needed for travellers who live at different addresses. Tel from UK 0161 440 7332

Japan Highlights

Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Hakone,
Kyoto, Osaka

Essential Japan

Tokyo, Nikko Mt Fuji, Hakone, Kyoto, Nara
Magical Japan

Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Hakone, Kyoto, Nara
Samurai Japan

Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Hakone, Matsumoto, Tsumago, Kyoto, Nara

Japan Snow Monkeys

Tokyo, Yudanaka Onsen. Matsumoto, Kyoto, Nara

Cultural Japan

Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Hakone, Kyoto, Hiroshima. Miyajina, Osaka

Classic Japan

Mt Fuji, Hakone, Takayama, Shirakawago, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Nara
Wonders of Japan

Mt Fuji, Hakone, Nagoya,Tsumago, Magome, Kyoto, Nara

Japan Explorer

Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Nara, Mt Koya Temple stay, Osaka


Enchanted Japan

Tokyo, Nikko, Mt Fuji, Hakone, Takayama, Shirakawago, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Osaka

Grand Japan

Tokyo, Nikko, Mt Fuji, Hakone,Nagoya, Ise Toba, Takayama, Shirakawago, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Osaka
Japan & Okinawa

Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Hakone, Kyoto, Osaka, Okinawa, Onna Beach resort.

Visiting Nikko (from Tokyo) includes:
The optional tour involves taking a Deluxe motorcoach to Nikko National park, a designated World Cultural Heritage site and home to some of the most spectacular examples of ancient 17th-century Architecture in Japan. The tour includes a visit to the magnificent Toshogu shrine, which houses the Mausoleum of the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate. We will see the Five-Story Pagoda, Niomon Gate, Three Monkeys, Yomeimon Gate and Main Sacred Hall. We then travel along the scenic Irohazaka hairpin driveway for Japanese style lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch we travel to the spectacular Kegon waterfall which is 100 meters in height. We continue our tour with a scenic drive alongside Lake Chuzenji (reported to be 161.5 meters deep) and MT Nantai.

Along the way you will enjoy scenery of rural Japan, panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and mountainous peaks. From our vantage point on the 5th station on MT Fuji, we will enjoy spectacular views (weather permitting). Lunch will be provided at a Hotel/Restaurant in Hakone. In the afternoon we proceed to the Hakone National Park where we will take a cable car ride with the opportunity to see the magnificent volcanic Hakone mountain range below. We will then travel to the Owakudani Boiling Valley where you will see ancient volcanic craters with sulfurous fumes and clouds of steam spiraling from crevasses across the mountain side giving a truly mystical image. We then proceed with our tour for a boat cruise on Lake Ashi , which is set in serene natural beauty, where weather permitting spectacular views of Mount Fuji can be seen silhouetted in the lake. Proceed to Odawara and take the Shinkansen ( Bullet train ) to Kyoto.

Kyoto Tour
Full day sight-seeing tour of Kyoto & Nara including a visit to the Kinkakuji temple (Golden Pavilion) centred around one of the best examples of a Japanese Zen garden in the world.Then to Nijo Castle, residence of the Tokugawa Shogun. Built in 1603, Nijo Castle is noted for its Ornate interior and 'nightingale floor' designed to sing when stepped upon to warn of Ninja assassins.(When closed visit Ryoanji temple). We then travel to the Old Kyoto Imperial Palace (on Sat/Sun & national holidays visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine or Hagashi Honganji temple instead). Finally we explore the Kyoto Handicraft Center where we enjoy demonstrations of Japanese traditional arts and crafts. Buffet lunch is provided at the Kyoto handicraft centre. After lunch we travel to the ancient capital of Japan, Nara. Our tour includes a visit to Todaiji Temple, one of the world's largest wooden buildings housing the Great Buddha. We proceed to the Kasuga Shinto Shrine the most famous and beautiful Shinto shrine in Nara with 3,000 antique stone and bronze lanterns. Finally we explore Nara Deer Park with more than 1,000 deer roaming freely around the 1,250 acres park. Return to your hotel in Kyoto.

Tel from UK 0161 440 7332 to book or speak to out Travel Consultants