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Day tours

Lonely Planet Experience

Get in the Spirit: Tokyo’s Temples & Shrines

Starting at$68

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Kyoto Tour: City of Culture

Starting at$150

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Tokyo After 5 Tour

Starting at$197

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Kyoto Lanes & Lanterns Tour

Starting at$181

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Tokyo Tour: A Tour Through Tokyo’s Kitchen (with World's Most Famous Fish Market)

Starting at$82

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Lonely Planet Experience

Lonely Planet Experiences Private Tokyo Tour: Get in the Spirit: Tokyo’s Temples & Shrines

Starting at$73

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Day Trips & Excursions

Mt. Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train Day Tour from Tokyo

Starting at$142

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Tokyo Narita International Airport Arrival Transfer to Hotel

Starting at$57

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Japan Express

Starting at$2,225

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

Kyoto and Nara 2 or 3-Day Bullet Train Tour from Tokyo

Starting at$629

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Nara 3-Day Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo

Starting at$606

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Watch Morning Practice at a Sumo Stable in Tokyo

Starting at$78

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Mt Fuji, Hakone and Bullet Train Tour from Tokyo

Starting at$401

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

Kyoto, Hiroshima Self-Guided 3-Day by Bullet Train from Tokyo

Starting at$375

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Mt Fuji and Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo

Starting at$522

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Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Japan 7-Day Rail Pass Including Shipping Fee

Starting at$292

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Food and drink

Order food in Japan like a pro with Lonely Planet's new book

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Learn about Japanese food culture and restaurant etiquette with this extract from Lonely Planet's new book, Eat Japan.

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10 best places to visit in Japan

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From buzzing cities to pristine island getaways, here's our guide to the best places to visit in Japan.

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Road trips

The 10 best road trips in Japan

7 min readPublished Apr 19, 2021

As an island nation with nearly three quarters of its terrain smothered in mountains, Japan seems custom-built for scenic road trips.

Japan is a real joy to explore on four wheels © Kiyoshi Hijiki / Getty Images
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How to get around in Japan

9 min readPublished Apr 7, 2021

Whether you want to ride the rails or rely on pedal power, Japan is an easy country to travel around.

A train crosses a bridge over the Tadami river during autumn on the Tadami railway line.
Wildlife and nature

The 7 best national parks in Japan

5 min readPublished Mar 19, 2021

Whether you enjoy natural hot springs or colourful spring blooms, here's our pick of the best national parks in Japan.

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