Classic Japan

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Classic Japan - Intrepid Travel
Classic Japan - Intrepid Travel
1 review
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Central Japan


  • Visit the imposing Nijo Castle
  • Spot the 120 temples around Koya-san
  • Board a bullet train to Nagoya
  • Take in history at the Imperial Palace in Chiyoda
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Temple, Chalet
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Boat, Local Transport
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In-depth Cultural
Start in Kyoto and end in Tokyo! With the in-depth cultural tour Classic Japan, you have a 12 day tour package taking you from Kyoto to Tokyo and through Kyoto, Japan and 5 other destinations in Japan. Classic Japan is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • L
    Written on April 9, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    A well thought out itinerary. Packed in a lot in a relatively short time. The weather was colder and wetter than we had expected, nevertheless we managed well. The guide was exceptionally good. She was well informed, thorough and calm. However, Booking... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Kyoto
  2. Day 2: Kyoto
  3. Day 3: Kyoto
  4. Day 4: Koya-san
  5. Day 5: Hiroshima
  6. Day 6: Hiroshima
  7. Day 7: Tsumago
  8. Day 8: Matsumoto
  9. Day 9: Tokyo
  10. Day 10: Tokyo
  11. Day 11: Tokyo
  12. Day 12: Tokyo

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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  • Insurance

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Japan: The Ultimate Travel Guide

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

    • What is the maximum number of people on this trip

      There will be a maximum of 12 travellers per group.

    • Do you offer flight booking?

      We don't book airfare, or advise on this, but a good website to check out might be Skyscanner or Kayak for example.

    • I would like to see the Cherryblossoms and also the snow monkeys during a trip to Japan. Could you suggest me some tours?

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    • Heather23rd September 2018
      Was very clear website to navigate, any questions were handled straight away by the chat line and of course the prices and discounts were great



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    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    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.


    Kyoto is the starting point and Tokyo is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 March 2019 the full payment of $4,944 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $4944 for Classic Japan, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 1,115 km.
    • Kyoto (Japan)
    • 91 km
    • Koya-san (Japan)
    • 288 km
    • Hiroshima (Japan)
    • 487 km
    • Tsumago (Japan)
    • 81 km
    • Matsumoto (Japan)
    • 169 km
    • Tokyo (Japan)

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