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Japan Discovered (No. 1 Best Selling Tour) - Unique Japan Tours

Japan Discovered (No. 1 Best Selling Tour)

14 days
Start and end in Tokyo
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Unique Japan Tours
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US $5,687
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Start and end in Tokyo! With the In-depth Cultural tour Japan Discovered (No. 1 Best Selling Tour), you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Tokyo, Japan and 9 other destinations in Japan. Japan Discovered (No. 1 Best Selling Tour) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Tokyo - 'Izakaya' Evening Welcome Dinner
  2. Day 2: Tokyo City Sightseeing
  3. Day 3: Jigokudani Snow Monkeys & Ryokan Retreat
  4. Day 4: Matsumoto Castle & Traditional Takayama
  5. Day 5: Takayama Walking Tour [Festival April / October tours only]
  6. Day 6: Gokayama : Cultural Experience in Countryside
  7. Day 7: Kanazawa Morning Tour / Kyoto evening free time
  8. Day 8: Seasonal Sights of Kyoto
  9. Day 9: Free Time in Kyoto
  10. Day 10: Hiroshima Peace Park & Miyajima Island
  11. Day 11: Fuji National Park at Hakone
  12. Day 12: Lakeside Cruise, Hakone Open Air Museum, and back to Tokyo
  13. Day 13: Tokyo Free Day
  14. Day 14: Tour Ends
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Operated by Unique Japan Tours


Unique Japan Tours is a global Japan travel specialist company, registered with Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) and a member of Total Payment Protection (TOPP) Policy. Our Managing Director, Darina Slattery, is an Alumni of the University of Ulster and the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, University College Dublin. She holds an MA in International Marketing and a BA in Business with Japanese. After studying in Japan, Darina developed expertise in Japanese culture, language and traditions. She has lived and traveled extensively throughout Japan. Darina has forged strong cultural relationships and has been the Chairperson of the Ireland Japan Association for six years. Combining both theory and practice, Darina created Unique Japan Tours. She has built an internationally diverse team around her. Their sole purpose is to help you enjoy the attractive, mysterious and adventurous destination that is Japan. Darina and her team have spent the past twenty years researching and designing exciting adventurous routes throughout Japan. The itineraries are personally designed to embrace Japan’s highlights as well as some hidden gems. The company’s head office is based in Dublin with its operations office in Tokyo and a second sales office in London.

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  • Japan Discovered (No. 1 Best Selling Tour) reviewer 1
    · January 15th, 2023
    Overall à very good tour, very good guides and very few problems. The accommodation was fine apart from the final hotel near Tokyo, not à good end to à very good trip.
    Trip date: December 2022
  • PC
    · January 9th, 2023
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    Schöne Reise, hat mir sehr gut gefallen. Tourleader Toshi hat einen sehr guten Job gemacht.
    Unique Japan Tours commented on this review
    Dear Pius, Thank you for your feedback and Happy New Year! Wishing you all the best for 2023. We will pass your comment back to Toshi-san, your tour leader. We look forward to welcoming you to Japan again soon. Unique Japan Tours Guest Experience... Show more
    Trip date: December 2022
  • R
    · November 9th, 2022
    Unique Japan did a DYNAMITE job with our trip to Japan, October 2022. First, they negotiated the fluid restrictions imposed by Japan government to allow tourists to visit, and us to see our daughter studying in Tokyo. Second, we were completely prepared... Show more
    Trip date: October 2022
  • HB
    · October 23rd, 2019
    This tour was very informative but at times too much activity was including in a day. In Tokyo it was necessary to walk extensively and travel on the Metro, so became very tiring. A small bus would have been a better option as we noticed other groups... Show more
    Unique Japan Tours commented on this review
    Hi Helen, Thank you for your feedback. We have upgraded our small group tours. We have added private transfers on our city tours instead of public transport from now on as we understand it is quite tough on people, especially in a group. Hope you are... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • JC
    · May 31st, 2019
    Well run and the guide went out of her way to insure all travelers got what they asked for . Even worked to get a phone left on the train returned to the traveler.
    Trip date: May 2019
  • I
    · May 12th, 2019
    after a bumpy start you guys came through and gave us a terrific tour...we were always met by a smiling face and always on time. And Oh!! the places we saw...we really feel that we saw all of Honshu and because we were alone we could go at our own... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • S
    · April 29th, 2019
    I wanted to thank you for the amazing holiday me and Andrew had in Japan. It was a wonderful experience with great hotels (Kanbayashi hotel was the most amazing) and great guides. The guides where all so nice and knew their areas so well. We spend most... Show more
    Trip date: September 2017
  • JA
    · April 1st, 2019
    Great tour to places I would not have otherwise known. Needs a reasonable degree of fitness. Jo March 2019
    Unique Japan Tours commented on this review
    Hi Joan, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. Sakura had a wonderful time with you on the tour. If you're ever travelling to Japan again in the future, you know where to find us. Warm regards, Carmel
    Trip date: March 2019
  • C
    · January 15th, 2019
    I travelled on Japan Discovered this year and loved my trip. From the moment I arrived in Narita everything was taken care of. We saw so much....from bustling cities to the beautiful Japanese countryside. I felt most at home in Yudanaka. The family who... Show more
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    Trip date: November 2018
  • K
    · January 15th, 2019
    Amazing tour with everything you need to see in Japan included. Transport, guides, itinerary all really well organised. Food to die for. Accommodation excellent. Highly recommend this tour to any first time visitor or to people who wish to see the... Show more
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    Trip date: April 2018

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14 days
Japan Discovered (No. 1 Best Selling Tour)
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    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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