Group Tour Calendar

On this page you can find a chronological list of all our Japan Small Group Tour departures. Below you can find a full list of all tour departures for 2014 and dates currently released for 2015.

Don't see a date that suits you for the tour you wish to take? Just get in touch. We have been known to schedule tours based on personal requests so it is always worth asking.

If you would like to make a booking or have any questions regarding any of our small group tours please do not hesitate to contact us either through the web-site or by calling our tours department:

UK on
0117 370 9751
USA on
303 952 0379
  • Departures - February 2015

    Winter Highlights

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Winter Highlights

    Depts:
    01 Feb
    Disbands:
    15 Feb
    • Tokyo
    • Tsurui
    • Rausu
    • Abashiri
    • Sapporo
    • Kyoto
    • Yudanaka
    • Tokyo

    From incredible snow sculptures and rare birds in Hokkaido to snow monkeys and cultural treasures on Honshu; this tour demonstrates the myriad attractions of the winter season on Japan's two largest islands.

    14 Nights: from US$4800

    Trip Code: WH

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    16 Feb
    Disbands:
    01 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    23 Feb
    Disbands:
    08 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Diving Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Diving Japan

    Depts:
    27 Feb
    Disbands:
    13 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Akajima
    • Ishigaki
    • Yonaguni
    • Tokyo

    With its white beaches, subtropical climate and distinctive culture, Okinawa really is worlds apart from mainland Japan. This trip will introduce you to a remarkably rich but little-visited corner of the country whilst giving you the chance to dive in some of the best conditions in the world.

    14 Nights: from US$5008

    Trip Code: DJ

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  • Departures - March 2015

    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    09 Mar
    Disbands:
    22 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    14 Mar
    Disbands:
    23 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Kamakura
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Tokaido Trail proves that you can cover the classic “golden route” sights of Japan without breaking the bank or missing out on unforgettable cultural experiences, and is the perfect building block with which to plan a longer trip.

    9 Nights: from US$2000

    Trip Code: TT

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    21 Mar
    Disbands:
    31 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From maid cafés, video game arcades and kawaii street fashions to ancient temples, exquisite gardens and spectacular natural scenery; J-Pop & Go! is the perfect mixture of kitschy pop culture and traditional Japan.

    10 Nights: from US$2520

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    22 Mar
    Disbands:
    04 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    Spring is when Japan casts off its winter blanket and really lets its hair down. Every park is packed with revellers gathered to view the cherry blossom, festivals are underway across the country and nearly everyone embraces the party-like atmosphere – this really is a wonderful time to travel.

    13 Nights: from US$4240

    Trip Code: SE

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    26 Mar
    Disbands:
    07 Apr
    • Kyoto
    • Mt Koya
    • Tokushima
    • Takamatsu
    • Kotohira
    • Matsuyama
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto

    Are you looking for more depth of cultural insight, with experiences that take you away from the tourist trail? This tour gives you both, liberating you from the pressure of ticking off destinations or visiting “must-see” locations and steering you instead towards the road less travelled.

    12 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: HJ

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    28 Mar
    Disbands:
    11 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Karuizawa
    • Nagano
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    With a range of high-end accommodations, superb included meals and your tour leader on hand to make sure everything runs like clockwork, this is the perfect introduction to a fascinating culture often considered impenetrable by the outside world.

    14 Nights: from US$6080

    Trip Code: JE

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    29 Mar
    Disbands:
    11 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    Spring is when Japan casts off its winter blanket and really lets its hair down. Every park is packed with revellers gathered to view the cherry blossom, festivals are underway across the country and nearly everyone embraces the party-like atmosphere – this really is a wonderful time to travel.

    13 Nights: from US$4240

    Trip Code: SE

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  • Departures - April 2015

    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    04 Apr
    Disbands:
    18 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Karuizawa
    • Nagano
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    With a range of high-end accommodations, superb included meals and your tour leader on hand to make sure everything runs like clockwork, this is the perfect introduction to a fascinating culture often considered impenetrable by the outside world.

    14 Nights: from US$6080

    Trip Code: JE

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    05 Apr
    Disbands:
    18 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    Spring is when Japan casts off its winter blanket and really lets its hair down. Every park is packed with revellers gathered to view the cherry blossom, festivals are underway across the country and nearly everyone embraces the party-like atmosphere – this really is a wonderful time to travel.

    13 Nights: from US$4240

    Trip Code: SE

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    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    05 Apr
    Disbands:
    13 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Izu Peninsula
    • Kyoto
    • Nara

    Have a limited amount of time and want to get the most out of your visit to Japan? This is the tour for you. In between stays in Japan's two greatest cities you'll relax in hot springs, explore the beautiful Izu Peninsula, and make day trips to the fascinating historical sites of Nikko and Nara.

    8 Nights: from US$4640

    Trip Code: SOH

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    11 Apr
    Disbands:
    25 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Karuizawa
    • Nagano
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    With a range of high-end accommodations, superb included meals and your tour leader on hand to make sure everything runs like clockwork, this is the perfect introduction to a fascinating culture often considered impenetrable by the outside world.

    14 Nights: from US$6080

    Trip Code: JE

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    12 Apr
    Disbands:
    25 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    Spring is when Japan casts off its winter blanket and really lets its hair down. Every park is packed with revellers gathered to view the cherry blossom, festivals are underway across the country and nearly everyone embraces the party-like atmosphere – this really is a wonderful time to travel.

    13 Nights: from US$4240

    Trip Code: SE

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    18 Apr
    Disbands:
    02 May
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Karuizawa
    • Nagano
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    With a range of high-end accommodations, superb included meals and your tour leader on hand to make sure everything runs like clockwork, this is the perfect introduction to a fascinating culture often considered impenetrable by the outside world.

    14 Nights: from US$6080

    Trip Code: JE

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  • Departures - May 2015

    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    04 May
    Disbands:
    17 May
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Rural Japan Explorer

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Rural Japan Explorer

    Depts:
    09 May
    Disbands:
    22 May
    • Kyoto
    • Mount Mitoku
    • Misasa Onsen
    • Oki Islands
    • Matsue
    • Hagi
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto

    If you would like to get away from the crowds and explore a region of Japan rich in history and brimming with myths and legends, all set in some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, then this is the tour for you.

    13 Nights: from US$4000

    Trip Code: RJE

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    16 May
    Disbands:
    26 May
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From maid cafés, video game arcades and kawaii street fashions to ancient temples, exquisite gardens and spectacular natural scenery; J-Pop & Go! is the perfect mixture of kitschy pop culture and traditional Japan.

    10 Nights: from US$2520

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    16 May
    Disbands:
    25 May
    • Tokyo
    • Kamakura
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Tokaido Trail proves that you can cover the classic “golden route” sights of Japan without breaking the bank or missing out on unforgettable cultural experiences, and is the perfect building block with which to plan a longer trip.

    9 Nights: from US$2000

    Trip Code: TT

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    Hands On Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hands On Japan

    Depts:
    17 May
    Disbands:
    30 May
    • Tokyo
    • Togarinozawa Onsen
    • Matsumoto
    • Kyoto
    • Takefu
    • Tokyo

    From soba noodle-making classes to taiko drumming, from boat rides to pottery, and from traditional Japanese ryokan inns to a night in a capsule hotel – this tour is practically overflowing with unforgettable experiences.

    13 Nights: from US$4320

    Trip Code: HO

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    18 May
    Disbands:
    31 May
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Rural Japan Explorer

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Rural Japan Explorer

    Depts:
    22 May
    Disbands:
    04 Jun
    • Kyoto
    • Mount Mitoku
    • Misasa Onsen
    • Oki Islands
    • Matsue
    • Hagi
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto

    If you would like to get away from the crowds and explore a region of Japan rich in history and brimming with myths and legends, all set in some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, then this is the tour for you.

    13 Nights: from US$4000

    Trip Code: RJE

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    30 May
    Disbands:
    12 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Osaka
    • Kyoto
    • Takayama
    • Kamikochi
    • Tokyo

    Imagine basking in a hot spring bath at the foot of Mount Fuji, drinking sake with an apprentice geisha in Kyoto or seeing Tokyo from the water as you cruise down the Sumida River. This tour collects the best of Japan's classic cultural and natural locations.

    13 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: CJ

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  • Departures - June 2015

    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    01 Jun
    Disbands:
    14 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    08 Jun
    Disbands:
    21 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    15 Jun
    Disbands:
    28 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    20 Jun
    Disbands:
    30 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From maid cafés, video game arcades and kawaii street fashions to ancient temples, exquisite gardens and spectacular natural scenery; J-Pop & Go! is the perfect mixture of kitschy pop culture and traditional Japan.

    10 Nights: from US$2520

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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  • Departures - July 2015

    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    06 Jul
    Disbands:
    19 Jul
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    11 Jul
    Disbands:
    24 Jul
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Osaka
    • Kyoto
    • Takayama
    • Kamikochi
    • Tokyo

    Imagine basking in a hot spring bath at the foot of Mount Fuji, drinking sake with an apprentice geisha in Kyoto or seeing Tokyo from the water as you cruise down the Sumida River. This tour collects the best of Japan's classic cultural and natural locations.

    13 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    11 Jul
    Disbands:
    20 Jul
    • Tokyo
    • Kamakura
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Tokaido Trail proves that you can cover the classic “golden route” sights of Japan without breaking the bank or missing out on unforgettable cultural experiences, and is the perfect building block with which to plan a longer trip.

    9 Nights: from US$2000

    Trip Code: TT

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    Historic Mountain Trails

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Historic Mountain Trails

    Depts:
    12 Jul
    Disbands:
    25 Jul
    • Tokyo
    • Tsumago
    • Kamikochi
    • Matsumoto
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    What better way to discover Japan's beautiful landscapes than to pull on your hiking boots and get out into the wilds? With plenty of culture thrown in for good measure, this is a physically challenging tour with fantastic rewards.

    13 Nights: from US$3360

    Trip Code: HMT

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    25 Jul
    Disbands:
    04 Aug
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From maid cafés, video game arcades and kawaii street fashions to ancient temples, exquisite gardens and spectacular natural scenery; J-Pop & Go! is the perfect mixture of kitschy pop culture and traditional Japan.

    10 Nights: from US$2520

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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  • Departures - August 2015

    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    08 Aug
    Disbands:
    17 Aug
    • Tokyo
    • Kamakura
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Tokaido Trail proves that you can cover the classic “golden route” sights of Japan without breaking the bank or missing out on unforgettable cultural experiences, and is the perfect building block with which to plan a longer trip.

    9 Nights: from US$2000

    Trip Code: TT

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    15 Aug
    Disbands:
    28 Aug
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Osaka
    • Kyoto
    • Takayama
    • Kamikochi
    • Tokyo

    Imagine basking in a hot spring bath at the foot of Mount Fuji, drinking sake with an apprentice geisha in Kyoto or seeing Tokyo from the water as you cruise down the Sumida River. This tour collects the best of Japan's classic cultural and natural locations.

    13 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    17 Aug
    Disbands:
    30 Aug
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    20 Aug
    Disbands:
    01 Sep
    • Kyoto
    • Mt Koya
    • Tokushima
    • Takamatsu
    • Kotohira
    • Matsuyama
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto

    Are you looking for more depth of cultural insight, with experiences that take you away from the tourist trail? This tour gives you both, liberating you from the pressure of ticking off destinations or visiting “must-see” locations and steering you instead towards the road less travelled.

    12 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: HJ

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    22 Aug
    Disbands:
    31 Aug
    • Tokyo
    • Kamakura
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Tokaido Trail proves that you can cover the classic “golden route” sights of Japan without breaking the bank or missing out on unforgettable cultural experiences, and is the perfect building block with which to plan a longer trip.

    9 Nights: from US$2000

    Trip Code: TT

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    29 Aug
    Disbands:
    11 Sep
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Osaka
    • Kyoto
    • Takayama
    • Kamikochi
    • Tokyo

    Imagine basking in a hot spring bath at the foot of Mount Fuji, drinking sake with an apprentice geisha in Kyoto or seeing Tokyo from the water as you cruise down the Sumida River. This tour collects the best of Japan's classic cultural and natural locations.

    13 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    31 Aug
    Disbands:
    13 Sep
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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  • Departures - September 2015

    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    12 Sep
    Disbands:
    26 Sep
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Karuizawa
    • Nagano
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    With a range of high-end accommodations, superb included meals and your tour leader on hand to make sure everything runs like clockwork, this is the perfect introduction to a fascinating culture often considered impenetrable by the outside world.

    14 Nights: from US$6080

    Trip Code: JE

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    12 Sep
    Disbands:
    21 Sep
    • Tokyo
    • Kamakura
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Tokaido Trail proves that you can cover the classic “golden route” sights of Japan without breaking the bank or missing out on unforgettable cultural experiences, and is the perfect building block with which to plan a longer trip.

    9 Nights: from US$2000

    Trip Code: TT

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    14 Sep
    Disbands:
    27 Sep
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    18 Sep
    Disbands:
    28 Sep
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From maid cafés, video game arcades and kawaii street fashions to ancient temples, exquisite gardens and spectacular natural scenery; J-Pop & Go! is the perfect mixture of kitschy pop culture and traditional Japan.

    10 Nights: from US$2520

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    26 Sep
    Disbands:
    09 Oct
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Osaka
    • Kyoto
    • Takayama
    • Kamikochi
    • Tokyo

    Imagine basking in a hot spring bath at the foot of Mount Fuji, drinking sake with an apprentice geisha in Kyoto or seeing Tokyo from the water as you cruise down the Sumida River. This tour collects the best of Japan's classic cultural and natural locations.

    13 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    28 Sep
    Disbands:
    11 Oct
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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  • Departures - October 2015

    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    03 Oct
    Disbands:
    17 Oct
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Karuizawa
    • Nagano
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    With a range of high-end accommodations, superb included meals and your tour leader on hand to make sure everything runs like clockwork, this is the perfect introduction to a fascinating culture often considered impenetrable by the outside world.

    14 Nights: from US$6080

    Trip Code: JE

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    12 Oct
    Disbands:
    25 Oct
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Luxury Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Deluxe

    Luxury Japan

    Depts:
    12 Oct
    Disbands:
    23 Oct
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Kanazawa
    • Karuizawa
    • Tokyo

    Explore Japan's classic sights in luxurious style on this deluxe group tour, with five-star hotels, top-quality cuisine and an array of exclusive cultural experiences arranged especially for your group.

    11 Nights: from US$14240

    Trip Code: LJ

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    15 Oct
    Disbands:
    27 Oct
    • Kyoto
    • Mt Koya
    • Tokushima
    • Takamatsu
    • Kotohira
    • Matsuyama
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto

    Are you looking for more depth of cultural insight, with experiences that take you away from the tourist trail? This tour gives you both, liberating you from the pressure of ticking off destinations or visiting “must-see” locations and steering you instead towards the road less travelled.

    12 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: HJ

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    17 Oct
    Disbands:
    30 Oct
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Osaka
    • Kyoto
    • Takayama
    • Kamikochi
    • Tokyo

    Imagine basking in a hot spring bath at the foot of Mount Fuji, drinking sake with an apprentice geisha in Kyoto or seeing Tokyo from the water as you cruise down the Sumida River. This tour collects the best of Japan's classic cultural and natural locations.

    13 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: CJ

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  • Departures - November 2015

    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    09 Nov
    Disbands:
    22 Nov
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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    Kyushu Elements

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Kyushu Elements

    Depts:
    12 Nov
    Disbands:
    25 Nov
    • Kyoto
    • Nagasaki
    • Unzen
    • Kumamoto
    • Mt Aso
    • Kagoshima
    • Yakushima
    • Kyoto

    Kyushu is a little-visited oasis filled with steaming volcanoes, bubbling hot springs, lush rainforests and sandy beaches. Not only is its countryside some of Japan's finest, but Kyushu's cities have plenty of cosmopolitan charm – without the crowds that Tokyo is famous for!

    13 Nights: from US$4000

    Trip Code: KE

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    14 Nov
    Disbands:
    28 Nov
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Karuizawa
    • Nagano
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    With a range of high-end accommodations, superb included meals and your tour leader on hand to make sure everything runs like clockwork, this is the perfect introduction to a fascinating culture often considered impenetrable by the outside world.

    14 Nights: from US$6080

    Trip Code: JE

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    14 Nov
    Disbands:
    23 Nov
    • Tokyo
    • Kamakura
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Tokaido Trail proves that you can cover the classic “golden route” sights of Japan without breaking the bank or missing out on unforgettable cultural experiences, and is the perfect building block with which to plan a longer trip.

    9 Nights: from US$2000

    Trip Code: TT

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    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    15 Nov
    Disbands:
    23 Nov
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Izu Peninsula
    • Kyoto
    • Nara

    Have a limited amount of time and want to get the most out of your visit to Japan? This is the tour for you. In between stays in Japan's two greatest cities you'll relax in hot springs, explore the beautiful Izu Peninsula, and make day trips to the fascinating historical sites of Nikko and Nara.

    8 Nights: from US$4640

    Trip Code: SOH

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    19 Nov
    Disbands:
    01 Dec
    • Kyoto
    • Mt Koya
    • Tokushima
    • Takamatsu
    • Kotohira
    • Matsuyama
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto

    Are you looking for more depth of cultural insight, with experiences that take you away from the tourist trail? This tour gives you both, liberating you from the pressure of ticking off destinations or visiting “must-see” locations and steering you instead towards the road less travelled.

    12 Nights: from US$4160

    Trip Code: HJ

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    21 Nov
    Disbands:
    05 Dec
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Karuizawa
    • Nagano
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    With a range of high-end accommodations, superb included meals and your tour leader on hand to make sure everything runs like clockwork, this is the perfect introduction to a fascinating culture often considered impenetrable by the outside world.

    14 Nights: from US$6080

    Trip Code: JE

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    28 Nov
    Disbands:
    12 Dec
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Karuizawa
    • Nagano
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hakone
    • Tokyo

    With a range of high-end accommodations, superb included meals and your tour leader on hand to make sure everything runs like clockwork, this is the perfect introduction to a fascinating culture often considered impenetrable by the outside world.

    14 Nights: from US$6080

    Trip Code: JE

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    30 Nov
    Disbands:
    13 Dec
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with simple accommodation and minimal inclusions, giving you the freedom to choose where you spend your time and money. Whether you see yourself slurping on a quick bowl of noodles or splurging on sushi, this tour gives you the scope to create your perfect holiday.

    13 Nights: from US$2800

    Trip Code: JU

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  • Departures - December 2015

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    05 Dec
    Disbands:
    15 Dec
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From maid cafés, video game arcades and kawaii street fashions to ancient temples, exquisite gardens and spectacular natural scenery; J-Pop & Go! is the perfect mixture of kitschy pop culture and traditional Japan.

    10 Nights: from US$2520

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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