Great Trail of Japan

16 Days | from $4575 Per Person

Trip Level – Moderate

Daily Departures January-December 2020*


This Tour is the ultimate experience from the amazing neon lights of the big cities to the spectacular scenery of the Japan Alps and surrounding countryside. Tokyo and Kyoto, two imperial capitals of Japan, are on everyone’s must -see list.

In Kanazawa a charming old castle town, walk the streets where samurai and geisha once lived as you transcend time. The peaceful serenity and harmony of the temples and shrines in the World Heritage listed area of Mt Koya the “Mecca” of the Shingon Esoteric sect of Buddhism offers a spiritual journey along with a stay in a temple.

You will see and feel both the scenic and the cultural aspects of Japan on this Tour.

*Black Out: 18 Jul – 10 Aug 2020
Low Season: Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Dec
High Season: Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

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Tour Highlights

  • View Mt Fuji and surrounding scenic area of Hakone including a Boat Cruise on Lake Ashi

  • Visit Snow Monkey Park and enjoy walking in the mountain area along the hot springs

  • Spend time in World Heritage listed Shirakawa-go and immerse in Japan of yesteryear

  • Nara city has ancient artwork dating back to the 8th century when it was Japan’s capital

  • Miyjima Island near Hiroshima is also World Heritage listed where the giant, orange Great Torii Gate is partially submerged at high tide

  • visit Osaka  – renowned for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food.

What’s Included

  • Services of an English-speaking Guide on Tours

  • Meeting assistant Airport (Day1) Nagano Station (Day 4) Kyoto Station (Day 12)

  • 15 Nights accommodation including 1night temple stay

  • 2 Breakfasts 1 Lunch 2 Dinners

  • All transportation between tour locations, including bullet trains

  • Entrance to temples, museums and other sites on the itinerary

  • Others Kanazawa Casual Package, Hiroshima & Miyajima 1 Day Tour Voucher

  • Luggage Transfer of one suitcase per person from Tokyo to Takayama, Takayama to Kyoto and Kyoto to Osaka

What’s Not Included

  • Flights

  • Pay locally for drinks with meals

  • Entrance Fees to temples, museums and other sites not mentioned on the itinerary

  • Single room supplement(s) if required

  • Breakfast Supplement available

Great Trail of Japan Tour

Great Trail of Japan Tour

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