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Japan Adventure - Tucan Travel
15 days

Japan Adventure

Start and end in Tokyo
Tour Operator:
Tucan Travel
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18 to 65
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  • Discover the vibrant city of Tokyo and visit Meiji Shrine
  • View the fabulous Mt. Fuji and explore Takayama on bike
  • Savour local Ramen, traditional Sake and Japanese tea
  • Explore Kyoto’s castles and see a geisha performance
  • Take a ferry to Miyajima Island and see the torii gate

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  • Personalise your trip

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  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

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Start and end in Tokyo! With the Adventure tour Japan Adventure, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Tokyo, Japan and 7 other destinations in Japan. Japan Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Tokyo
  2. Day 2: Tokyo
  3. Day 3: Odawara (Hakone)
  4. Day 4: Takayama
  5. Day 5: Takayama
  6. Day 6: Kyoto
  7. Day 7: Kyoto
  8. Day 8: Hiroshima
  9. Day 9: Hiroshima
  10. Day 10: Nagasaki
  11. Day 11: Nagasaki
  12. Day 12: Fukuoka
  13. Day 13: Fukuoka & Day Trip to Yufuen
  14. Day 14: Tokyo
  15. Day 15: Depart Tokyo
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

14 nights

Customer Reviews

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  • SA
    · October 30th, 2019
    A very enjoyable tour despite two 'lost' days due to the weather and a friendly, outgoing tour group. Nagasaki was a pleasant surprise but Fukuoka was disappointing. Tour leader Charles was very helpful and attentive. I liked all the train travel.
    Trip date: October 2019
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    · August 14th, 2019
    The Japan Adventure tour was fantastic, our Tour Leader Charles really knows his way in the land of the rising sun, very knowledgeable and fun, I really like trying the local cuisine when I travel and Charles took us to the most amazing restaurants. The... Show more
    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Hi Isaac! Thank you for joining us in Japan - it really is a special country isn't it? We have passed on your lovely comments about Charles and hope to see you again on another Tucan Travel adventure
    Trip date: July 2019
  • Japan Adventure reviewer 3
    · August 13th, 2019
    I have just returned from the 14 day Japan adventure tour, overall it was great. I liked the itinerary as it was one of the few tours to visit both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The use of the rail pass and the Shinkansen bullet train was a fantastic way to... Show more
    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Hi Joe! Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We are so pleased you joined us in Japan and we have passed on your kind words about Charles to our Asia team. We hope to see you on another adventure in the future. Best, Rosanna @ Tucan Travel
    Trip date: July 2019
  • A
    · June 5th, 2019
    Personally I would skip Nagasaki & spend more time in Odawara & Fukuoka. Better hotels would improve my perception of value for money. Seriously look at the demographic of the groups going to Japan, ours 90% over 50, not backpacks. Charles was a very... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    · June 5th, 2019
    Very helpful and knowledgeable. Also I had a health issue which required a hospital stay and our guide was extremely understanding.
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    · June 5th, 2019
    Good places to visit. Pace very hectic. Not enough organized and directed excursions. Value adequate. Not enough meals, guided activities. Charles was knowledgeable & concerned re safety, professional, responsible. Oriented to attractions and helpful re... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    · June 5th, 2019
    Some trips especially to castles were pretty heavy going, should just have been pointed out that they were steep stairs and plenty of them.
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    · June 5th, 2019
    Level should be 3 and not 1. Fair bit of walking. Excellent leader and very friendly. Good time keeper. Very knowledgeable
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    · June 5th, 2019
    Charles was excellent, knowledgeable, helpful and patient. At the beginning of the trip, when we were all new to the country, I would have appreciated a bit more guidance in finding the desired bus, etc.
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    · June 5th, 2019
    Our tour leader, Charles K. was very knowledgeable and readily shared information and insights. He demonstrated enthusiasm at all times. Although he had to contend with some demanding travellers he was professional and helpful to everyone.
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel

Dates & Availability

15 days
Japan Adventure
From Tokyo to Tokyo
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    • Does this trip not go in the summer?

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    • Do you arrange pre-tour accommodation?

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    • Do you offer airport transfers?

      We do not offer Airport transfers upon arrival in Tokyo however we do provide information about getting to the hotel meeting point by taxi.

    • Is this tour not running during summer?

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      As a traveller from England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B.

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    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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