Japan on a Shoestring

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Group Size: Max 16

Trip code: AJTO

Duration: 11 days

Guided group tour of Japan
Experience traditional & modern Japan
Visit 5 buzzing cities

See spiritual wonders and cultural hotspots at a price that won’t break the bank! This super-affordable Japanese tour introduces you to the rich cultural history of Japan, while taking in its breathtaking natural spectacles and vibrant modern cities. As part of a small tour group, you will enjoy energetic nightlife in the capital, explore magical bamboo forests and serene temples in Kyoto, and taste delicious local street food in Osaka. This trip is an ideal combination of organised activities and free time, giving you the chance to enjoy unique experiences while exploring this fantastic country at your own pace. Discover Japan on a budget with this fantastic tour!

Trip highlights

  • Party till morning in the bright lights of Tokyo!
  • Relax in the naturally warm waters of Hakone springs
  • Wander through thousands of torii gates in the colourful Kyoto forests
  • Get spiritual in Arashiyama’s beautiful bamboo jungle
  • From yakitori to octopus! Taste delicious Japanese cuisine on a street food crawl in Osaka
Further trip information

Day 1: Tokyo. Arrive and settle into your accommodation.

Day 2: Tokyo. Orientation walk and free time in the city.

Day 3: Tokyo/Takayama. Travel to tree-lined Takayama and enjoy an orientation walk around this beautiful city. Explore in the afternoon and opt to relax in a traditional Japanese onsen.

Day 4: Takayama/Kyoto. Hop on a bullet train to colourful Kyoto. Spend the day exploring the city and enjoy a few drinks at the riverside bars this evening.

Day 5-6: Kyoto. Two free days to make the most of this incredible place. Why not visit local temples and meet geishas in Gion?

Day 7: Kyoto/Hiroshima. Train over to Hiroshima and learn about the tragic past of this city.

Day 8: Hiroshima. Visit the gorgeous Miyajima island, see the stunning floating Torii Gate, hike to the summit of Mt Misen and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife!

Day 9: Hiroshima/Osaka. Get your taste buds tingling in Osaka, one of Japan’s culinary capitals.

Day 10: Osaka. A full free day to make the most of this delicious city.

Day 11: Osaka. Depart at any time.

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