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Shogun Trail (New) - Explore!
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Shogun Trail (New)

12 days
4.6
(9)
From Tokyo to Fukuoka
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
222645
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Itinerary

Start in Tokyo and end in Fukuoka! With the In-depth Cultural tour Shogun Trail (New), you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Tokyo, Japan and 6 other destinations in Japan. Shogun Trail (New) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join tour in Tokyo
  2. Day 2: Walking tour through Tokyo's shrines and gardens
  3. Day 3: Boat ride on Lake Ashi; transfer to Hakone
  4. Day 4: Bullet train to Kyoto; explore the Geisha district
  5. Day 5: Explore Kyoto's temples and Zen gardens
  6. Day 6: Continue to explore traditional Kyoto
  7. Day 7: Reflect at Hiroshima Peace Park; train to Nagasaki
  8. Day 8: Take a walk though Dejima, Nagasaki's Dutch quarter
  9. Day 9: Drive through scenic tea plantations and ferry ride to Hirado Island
  10. Day 10: Full day to explore Hirado and Ikitsuki Islands
  11. Day 11: Sail among the '99 Islands' then travel to Fukuoka
  12. Day 12: Tour ends in Fukuoka
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
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Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.2
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  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    I had an incredible time on a "once-in-a-lifetime" trip (which will now become just the first of many to see more of Japan). The itinerary, weather, cherry blossom and activities all exceeded expectations and I would highly recommend it to friends.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write a review, I am really pleased that you enjoyed your trip and would highly recommend it. It is also great to hear that it has whetted your appetite to see more of the fabulous country. I hope to see you... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
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    Explore! commented on this review
    I'm really pleased that you rated your trip so highly. I hope you'll travel with us again in the future!
    Trip date: October 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    This will be my first of many Explore trips, other participants reinforced their recommendations by this being one of many trips with Explore I will for sure recommend to friends too Thank you, wings to fly in my new world!!!
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you had a great trip! Hopefully we can all travel soon!
    Trip date: October 2019
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  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
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    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your trip!
    Trip date: September 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    Kevin is an 5 caring guide he went the extra mile for all the of us on this trip.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for the review and praise for Kevin. Glad you had a nice trip!
    Trip date: September 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    The trip notes do need to be clearer about the overnights particularly as the luggage often needs to be with reception the night before (midnight). So rather than one night without your bag you end up with two but you get used to it quite quickly. The... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review and feedback.
    Trip date: June 2019
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  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    A 4 trip, which could be made better by adding an extra day or two and spending more time in less urban areas, to see different aspects of Japan. While in Tokyo, it would be sensible to focus on aspects unique to that city, e.g. Ghibli, rather than... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review and feedback.
    Trip date: September 2019
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  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    Talk of politics should be banned on all Explore trips.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review and feedback.
    Trip date: September 2019
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  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
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    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your trip!
    Trip date: September 2019
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  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    I think it was a very good trip but too many times when our luggage was sent on and we were left juggling with a rucksack for two nights and three days.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your feedback and review!
    Trip date: May 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

Dates & Availability

12 days
Shogun Trail (New)
From Tokyo to Fukuoka
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    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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