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Discover Japan - G Adventures
Discover Japan - G Adventures
Good
15 reviews
Starts
Tokyo
+5 Destinations
Central Japan
Ends
Tokyo
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Highlights

  • Cycle through Takayama’s countryside
  • Visit the Higashi Geisha District
  • Hike to Mt. Fuji’s epic summit
  • Stroll through Zen gardens in Kyoto
Age range
12 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Local Transport, Ferry
Start and end in Tokyo! With the in-depth cultural tour Discover Japan, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Tokyo, Japan and 5 other destinations in Japan. Discover Japan is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

15 Reviews

Excellent
40%
Good
47%
Average
7%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
7%
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  • MS
    Written on May 11, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    We saw some fascinating sites with the added funof using the bullet train many times. Takae was an excellent guide, very well organised and efficient. If I had to find fault it would be her command of English which was difficult at times to follow. Perhaps a course in presentation skills would help her. In no way would I want to denigrate her abilities as a sweet and competent guide. We could not have negotiated our travel itinerary so easily without her.
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  • Discover Japan reviewer 2
    Written on May 7, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Miwa was such an excellent tour guide. She was very helpful and friendly yet very professional.
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  • SD
    Written on April 30, 2018
    2.5 - Average

    All depends on the CEO ! 15 hours days were the norm ! Yes adding extra bits may sound great back at head office but no joke on the road . A real mystery tour guide,poor English did not help .Very little forward explanation of days events ,just dipping in ones pocket for more temples and sights !
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  • Discover Japan reviewer 4
    Written on April 14, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a wonderful trip to Japan and enjoyed all of the tour destinations. Hirono was our tour guide and "hero" who went above and beyond to make the trip special. I'm glad I did the 14 day tour to see as much as possible.
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  • M
    Written on April 9, 2018
    1.0 - Bad

    I was very frustrated
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  • MC
    Written on March 17, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Discover Japan was a fantastic tour. Our CEO Hana was amazing. She is so committed and so dedicated to her job of making sure we had the best experience possible. She is so warm, friendly and highly professional.
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  • FR
    Written on January 2, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    Trip was great! We had a great guide and we managed to do so much in two weeks.
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  • SS
    Written on October 15, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I’ve never taken a tour before in my 40 years of international travel. So I have no comparison. Our tour was very organized, was led by a cheerful and orderly guide.
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  • ES
    Written on September 14, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Our guide Izumi was great. She was extremely well prepared and organized. She took care of all of us admirably.
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  • PA
    Written on May 10, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The guide, Kozo, was exceptional. His knowledge of the country, culture, and customs made the journey more enjoyable.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1 Tokyo
  2. Day 2 Tokyo/Kanazawa-shi
  3. Day 3 Kanazawa-shi
  4. Day 4 Kanazawa-shi/Takayama
  5. Day 5 Takayama
  6. Day 6 Takayama/Hiroshima
  7. Day 7 Hiroshima
  8. Day 8 Hiroshima/Kyoto
  9. Day 9 Kyoto (1B)
  10. Days 10-11 Kyoto
  11. Day 11 Kyoto/Fujikawaguchiko (1B, 1D)
  12. Day 12 Fujikawaguchiko/Tokyo
  13. Day 13 Tokyo
  14. Day 14 Tokyo

What's included

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

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Videos

  • Japan: The Ultimate Travel Guide
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • April 24, 2018

      Do you arrange airport transfers?

      G Adventures does not include airport transfers on this tour, so you will need to make your own way from the airport to the starting hotel in Tokyo, and back to the airport at the end of the tour.

    • April 19, 2018

      When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends in Tokyo at Candeo Hotel Ueno Koen (or similar), from where you can depart at any time on the last day of the tour.

    • April 19, 2018

      When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour is just an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at any time and head to the Candeo Hotel Ueno Koen (or similar)! There is a welcome meeting at 5.30pm on Day 1, which you can join if you have you already arrived in Tokyo and wish to meet your guide and fellow travellers.

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    • Lynette12th April 2018
      I haven't travelled yet but from what I've seen so far I'm extremely happy I have chosen to travel with TourRadar. From my very first enquiry I was impressed. I had been researching a number of companies to find the right tour for us but all the others took their time in replying and I had to ask a number of times for information. The team at TourRadar were always prompt with answering me and very forthcoming with information. The website was easy to use and I was very impressed that it had so much information. What information I couldn't find on the website was quickly given to me once I asked. Would I refer TourRadar to my friends.....I already have! Now I can't wait to travel

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    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    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.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in Tokyo.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 30 July 2018 the full payment of $3,679 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3679 for Discover Japan, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,412 km.
    • Tokyo (Japan)
    • 229 km
    • Takayama (Japan)
    • 478 km
    • Hiroshima (Japan)
    • 311 km
    • Kyoto (Japan)
    • 265 km
    • Fuji (Japan)
    • 38 km
    • Kawaguchiko (Japan)
    • 91 km
    • Tokyo (Japan)

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