Japan Express

Japan Express information and booking

from
$1692
$1990
  • Duration
    9
    days
  • Physical rating
    4
  • Culture Shock
    6

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Schedule Details

Departs from
Tokyo
Accommodation
Ryokan
Group Size
Maximum of 16 travellers per group
Transportation
Bus, Metro, Train, Train (bullet)

Highlights

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

Tour description provided by Intrepid

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.

Itinerary

Days 1-3 Tokyo
The dynamic capital of an ancient land, Tokyo blends neon-drenched modernity with traditional temples, shrines and gardens.
Days 2-4 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 5-6 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.
Days 7-10 Kyoto
Magnificent temples, stunning gardens and gorgeous geishas abound in Kyoto, the ancient heart of Japan's unique culture.