As the new year begins and resolutions are made, our attention inevitably turns to holiday destinations and the daunting task of deciding where to travel commences. To help you choose we have compiled some of the most sought after and upcoming holiday destinations for 2019. So broaden your horizons, find a hidden gem and tick another destination off the list in 2019.

Introducing our brand new Golden Japan Group Tour

14th November 2019
Led by our very own Howard Edgington
Secure your place for just £300 deposit per person

Golden Japan Tour

Departing on 14th November 2019

Our new and exclusive Japan tour is limited to 20 places and has been tailor made with the help of Japan experts, Inside Japan. Golden Japan will depart on Thursday 14th November and return on Wednesday 27th November, giving you the chance to take in and explore the very best of Japan over 13 days.

Golden Japan Tour

Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Takefu, Fukui, Kanazawa

From the modern, bustling cities of Tokyo and Hiroshima to temple visits and Zazen Meditation classes in the more traditional Kyoto and Fukui, our Golden Japan tour has it all.



Day 0 Thursday 14 November: Flight from London Heathrow to Tokyo (not included in price) Overnight on-board flight

Day 1 Friday 15 November Tokyo:

  • Shared Shuttle Bus from Narita Airport to Tokyo Hotel
  • Meet your full-time tour leader at your hotel
  • Welcome Meeting and Dinner at Local Restaurant.

Accommodation: Shiba Park Hotel. Incl. B’fast

Day 2 Saturday 16 November Tokyo

  • Sightseeing in Tokyo: Imperial Palace East Gardens, Edo-Tokyo Museum and Asakusa
  • Dinner at Leisure

Accommodation: Shiba Park Hotel. Inc. B’fast

Day 3 Sunday 17 November Tokyo

  • Hiroshima Next Day Luggage Forwarding to Hiroshima Hotel
  • Train from Tokyo to Hiroshima
  • Peace Memorial Museum
  • Okonomiyaki for Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel Vista Hiroshima. Inc. B’fast

Day 4 Monday 18 November Hiroshima

  • Miyajima Miyajima Sightseeing: Itsukushima Shrine and Mount Misen Ropeway
  • Afternoon and Evening at Leisure

Accommodation: Hotel Vista Hiroshima. Incl. B’fast

Day 5 Tuesday 19 November Himeji Kyoto

  • Next Day Luggage Forwarding from Himeji to Kyoto
  • Train from Hiroshima to Himeji
  • Himeji Sightseeing: Himeji Castle and Koko-en
  • Train from Himeji to Kyoto
  • Dinner at Leisure

Accommodation: The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo. Incl. B’fast

Day 6 Wednesday 20 November Kyoto

  • Full Day Private Guide Service in Kyoto
  • Kyoto Sightseeing: Kinkaku-ji and Ryoan-ji
  • Afternoon Tea with A Maiko
  • Dinner at Leisure

Accommodation: The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo. Incl. B’fast

Day 7 Thursday 21 November Kyoto

  • Arashiyama Sightseeing: Hozugawa River Boat Ride and Tenryuji Temple

Accommodation: The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo. Incl. B’fast

Day 8 Friday 22 November Kyoto Takefu

  • Next Day Luggage Forwarding from Kyoto to Kanazawa
  • Train from Kyoto to Takefu
  • Private Coach for Sightseeing in Takefu
  • Soba Noodle Making for Lunch
  • Knife Making at Takefu Knife Village

Accommodation: Akaboshitei Hotel. Incl. B’fast and Dinner

Day 9 Saturday 23 November Takefu

  • Fukui Kanazawa Private Coach for Sightseeing in Fukui
  • Make your own washi (Japanese paper)
  • Lunch Included
  • Sightseeing in Fukui and Zazen Meditation
  • Train from Fukui to Kanazawa
  • Dinner at a Local Restaurant Daiwa Roynet Kanazawa. Inc. B’fast

Day 10 Sunday 24 November Kanazawa

  • Kanazawa Sightseeing

Accommodation: Dinner at Leisure Daiwa Roynet Kanazawa. Inc. B’fast

Day 11 Monday 25 November Kanazawa Tokyo

  • Next Day Luggage Forwarding to Tokyo
  • Train from Kanazawa to Tokyo
  • Afternoon Tokyo Sightseeing: Shinjuku Gyoen, Meiji Jingu, Aoyama/ Omotesando
  • Dinner at Local Restaurant

Accommodation: AJR Kyushu Hotel Blossom Shinjuku. Incl. B’fast

Day 12 Tuesday 26 November Tokyo

  • Tokyo Sightseeing: Tsukiji Outer Market, Hamarikyu and Ginza
  • Farewell Dinner

Accommodation: JR Kyushu Hotel Blossom Shinjuku. Incl. B’fast

Day 13 Wednesday 27 November Tokyo

  • Shared Shuttle Bus from Hotel to Tokyo Narita Airport
  • Flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to London Heathrow (not included in price)

“I am delighted to have been given this opportunity to escort a group trip to Japan, a country which has always fascinated me. I am confident this tour, in conjunction with Inside Japan, will give you the opportunity to really get under the skin of this incredible country.” Howard.

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