This 13-day tour transports you to an era of vital historical importance in Japan: a time of religious persecution and the clash within its ancient samurai culture. While immersed in Japan’s unique culture, you’ll also have plenty of time to enjoy the world-class cuisine, shopping and sites of Kyushu and Honshu.

13 Days from $8100pp twin share
Departs 16th May 2020

Japan Holidays Tour Merits

  • Local historian-guided tour with unique insights into Japan’s “hidden” Christians who were persecuted 400 years ago

  • Memorable stay in the home of a 49th generation descendant of the Heike clan of samurai

  • Detailed tours of historical, religious and war-time landmarks

  • Stunning nature and geological wonders including active volcanoes, serene forests and exquisite coastal drives

  • Soothing baths in traditional warm spring onsens

  • Gourmet feasts and local delicacies of the region

  • Unparalleled shopping for unique gifts: knives, ceramics, textiles and exotic foods

  • Exciting night-life in bustling Tokyo and intriguing Kyoto

  • Plenty of lush, tranquil inaka spirit in the Japanese countryside

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See the best of Kyushu and Honshu on a fully-escorted tour of historical landmarks, scenic drives, quaint inns and vibrant cities. 

Trip level:    Moderate
Availability:  16 May 2020
Price per person: From $8100 per person | 13 Days | 12 Nights

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*Our fully escorted tours are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 12 travellers booked.
The price quoted on our website is based on 4 people travelling however, the price may vary depending on group size.

This exotic tour – set against the background of 400 years of Christianity in Japan and tales of samurai conflict – is unlike any other. Your English-speaking guide is unsurpassed in his in-depth knowledge of the area. You’ll gain intimate insights into the Japanese culture as well as enjoy a range of sites, foods and activities to cherish forever.

What’s Included

  • Fully-escorted tour by Japan Holidays. Private escort/guide in Japan.

  • 12 nights accommodation in hotels & Japanese-style inns

  • Daily breakfasts, six lunches and six dinners

  • All transportation between tour locations

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

What’s Not Included

  • Flights – international and domestic

  • Pay locally for drinks with meals and for lunches and dinners not included

  • Entrance fees to museums, temples or sites not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Single room supplement(s) if required

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