Group Tour Departure Dates

On this page you can find a chronological list of all our Japan Small Group Tour departures. Select the year and month you wish to travel or just click 'View All' to see every departure we currently have scheduled. Solo travellers happily join in on all our tours, and on selected Essential departures you can choose to travel with other solos only if you prefer.

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 your nearest office:

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  • Departures - January 2019

    Winter Highlights

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Winter Highlights

    Depts:
    30 Jan
    Disbands:
    13 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: WH

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  • Departures - February 2019

    Winter Highlights

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Winter Highlights

    Depts:
    02 Feb
    Disbands:
    16 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: WH

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    Winter Highlights

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Winter Highlights

    Depts:
    05 Feb
    Disbands:
    19 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: WH

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    Winter Highlights

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Winter Highlights

    Depts:
    07 Feb
    Disbands:
    21 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: WH

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    18 Feb
    Disbands:
    03 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3633

    Trip Code: JU

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    23 Feb
    Disbands:
    05 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From day-glo 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: US$3325

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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  • Departures - March 2019

    Samurai Express

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Samurai Express

    Depts:
    03 Mar
    Disbands:
    10 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Miyajima

    A compact tour visiting some of the best cultural and modern cities that Japan has to offer, during the popular Spring season presenting the possibility to see the famous Cherry Blossom bloom.

    7 Nights: US$2240

    Trip Code: 18JS

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

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

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3773

    Trip Code: JU

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    09 Mar
    Disbands:
    18 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    9 Nights: US$2793

    Trip Code: TT

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    14 Mar
    Disbands:
    26 Mar
    • Kyoto
    • Mount 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: US$5313

    Trip Code: HJ

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    15 Mar
    Disbands:
    25 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From day-glo 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: US$3465

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    All-In Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT All-Inclusive

    All-In Japan

    Depts:
    16 Mar
    Disbands:
    28 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto
    • Kaga Onsen
    • Kanazawa
    • Tokyo

    With all meals, local transport, and luggage handling included there's nothing for you to do on All-In Japan but sit back and enjoy. Covering Japan's classic destinations with a few unusual twists, this trip is full of cultural experiences to give you a stress-free introduction to Japan.

    12 Nights: US$6965

    Trip Code: AIJ

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    16 Mar
    Disbands:
    30 Mar
    • 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: US$8813

    Trip Code: JE

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    17 Mar
    Disbands:
    30 Mar
    • 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: US$5425

    Trip Code: SE

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    All-In Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT All-Inclusive

    All-In Japan

    Depts:
    23 Mar
    Disbands:
    04 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto
    • Kaga Onsen
    • Kanazawa
    • Tokyo

    With all meals, local transport, and luggage handling included there's nothing for you to do on All-In Japan but sit back and enjoy. Covering Japan's classic destinations with a few unusual twists, this trip is full of cultural experiences to give you a stress-free introduction to Japan.

    12 Nights: US$7175

    Trip Code: AIJ

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    Seven Night Taster

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Seven Night Taster

    Depts:
    24 Mar
    Disbands:
    31 Mar
    • Tokyo
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Himeji
    • Miyajima

    The perfect introduction to the fascinating culture of Japan. Travelling in springtime means you should have a chance to catch the beautiful Cherry blossom for which Japan is famous. This tour includes day trips to Hiroshima, Miyajima Island and Himeji Castle.

    7 Nights: US$2870

    Trip Code: 17JPH

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    24 Mar
    Disbands:
    06 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: US$5530

    Trip Code: SE

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    Luxury Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Deluxe

    Luxury Japan

    Depts:
    31 Mar
    Disbands:
    10 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Kanazawa
    • 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.

    10 Nights: US$16030

    Trip Code: LJ

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    31 Mar
    Disbands:
    13 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: US$5530

    Trip Code: SE

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    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    31 Mar
    Disbands:
    08 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: US$5950

    Trip Code: SOH

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  • Departures - April 2019

    All-In Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT All-Inclusive

    All-In Japan

    Depts:
    06 Apr
    Disbands:
    18 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto
    • Kaga Onsen
    • Kanazawa
    • Tokyo

    With all meals, local transport, and luggage handling included there's nothing for you to do on All-In Japan but sit back and enjoy. Covering Japan's classic destinations with a few unusual twists, this trip is full of cultural experiences to give you a stress-free introduction to Japan.

    12 Nights: US$7175

    Trip Code: AIJ

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    08 Apr
    Disbands:
    21 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: SE

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    11 Apr
    Disbands:
    24 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: US$5530

    Trip Code: SE

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    All-In Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT All-Inclusive

    All-In Japan

    Depts:
    13 Apr
    Disbands:
    25 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto
    • Kaga Onsen
    • Kanazawa
    • Tokyo

    With all meals, local transport, and luggage handling included there's nothing for you to do on All-In Japan but sit back and enjoy. Covering Japan's classic destinations with a few unusual twists, this trip is full of cultural experiences to give you a stress-free introduction to Japan.

    12 Nights: US$7175

    Trip Code: AIJ

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    13 Apr
    Disbands:
    27 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: US$8813

    Trip Code: JE

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    20 Apr
    Disbands:
    04 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: US$8813

    Trip Code: JE

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    Seven Night Taster

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Seven Night Taster

    Depts:
    21 Apr
    Disbands:
    28 Apr
    • Tokyo
    • Kanazawa
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Himeji
    • Miyajima

    The perfect introduction to the fascinating culture of Japan. Travelling in springtime means you should have a chance to catch the beautiful Cherry blossom for which Japan is famous. This tour includes day trips to Hiroshima, Miyajima Island and Himeji Castle.

    7 Nights: US$2870

    Trip Code: 17JPH

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    28 Apr
    Disbands:
    11 May
    • 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: US$5425

    Trip Code: SE

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    29 Apr
    Disbands:
    12 May
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3913

    Trip Code: JU

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  • Departures - May 2019

    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    09 May
    Disbands:
    21 May
    • Kyoto
    • Mount 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: US$5313

    Trip Code: HJ

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    Kyushu Elements

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Kyushu Elements

    Depts:
    10 May
    Disbands:
    23 May
    • Kyoto
    • Nagasaki
    • Unzen
    • Kumamoto
    • Mount 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: US$5285

    Trip Code: KE

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    11 May
    Disbands:
    25 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: US$8813

    Trip Code: JE

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    Hands On Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hands On Japan

    Depts:
    12 May
    Disbands:
    26 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 ultra-modern Tokyo – this tour is practically overflowing with unforgettable experiences.

    14 Nights: US$5530

    Trip Code: HO

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    13 May
    Disbands:
    26 May
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3773

    Trip Code: JU

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    18 May
    Disbands:
    31 May
    • 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: US$5033

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Rural Japan Explorer

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Rural Japan Explorer

    Depts:
    19 May
    Disbands:
    01 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: US$5593

    Trip Code: RJE

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    23 May
    Disbands:
    04 Jun
    • Kyoto
    • Mount 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: US$5313

    Trip Code: HJ

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    25 May
    Disbands:
    04 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From day-glo 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: US$3325

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    25 May
    Disbands:
    03 Jun
    • 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    9 Nights: US$2765

    Trip Code: TT

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    Luxury Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Deluxe

    Luxury Japan

    Depts:
    26 May
    Disbands:
    05 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Kanazawa
    • 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.

    10 Nights: US$15750

    Trip Code: LJ

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    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    26 May
    Disbands:
    03 Jun
    • 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: SOH

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    27 May
    Disbands:
    09 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3773

    Trip Code: JU

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  • Departures - June 2019

    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    01 Jun
    Disbands:
    14 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: US$5033

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    01 Jun
    Disbands:
    15 Jun
    • 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: US$8645

    Trip Code: JE

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    A Northern Soul

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    A Northern Soul

    Depts:
    10 Jun
    Disbands:
    24 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Hiraizumi
    • Naruko Onsen
    • Ishinomaki
    • Sendai
    • Niigata
    • Sado Island
    • Tokyo

    The northern reaches of Japan's main island hold some of the country's most beguiling attractions: rugged national parks, mountaintop temple communities, and enchanting hot spring villages. A Northern Soul introduces some of these hidden delights, revealing a side of Japan rarely seen by outsiders.

    14 Nights: US$5593

    Trip Code: ANS

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    10 Jun
    Disbands:
    23 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3773

    Trip Code: JU

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    15 Jun
    Disbands:
    25 Jun
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From day-glo 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: US$3325

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    15 Jun
    Disbands:
    24 Jun
    • 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    9 Nights: US$2625

    Trip Code: TT

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  • Departures - July 2019

    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

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

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3633

    Trip Code: JU

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    06 Jul
    Disbands:
    16 Jul
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From day-glo 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: US$3633

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    13 Jul
    Disbands:
    26 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: US$5033

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    13 Jul
    Disbands:
    27 Jul
    • 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: US$8393

    Trip Code: JE

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    All-In Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT All-Inclusive

    All-In Japan

    Depts:
    21 Jul
    Disbands:
    02 Aug
    • Tokyo
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto
    • Kaga Onsen
    • Kanazawa
    • Tokyo

    With all meals, local transport, and luggage handling included there's nothing for you to do on All-In Japan but sit back and enjoy. Covering Japan's classic destinations with a few unusual twists, this trip is full of cultural experiences to give you a stress-free introduction to Japan.

    12 Nights: US$6965

    Trip Code: AIJ

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    Historic Mountain Trails

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Historic Mountain Trails

    Depts:
    21 Jul
    Disbands:
    03 Aug
    • 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: US$4053

    Trip Code: HMT

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    22 Jul
    Disbands:
    04 Aug
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3633

    Trip Code: JU

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    25 Jul
    Disbands:
    06 Aug
    • Kyoto
    • Mount 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: US$5145

    Trip Code: HJ

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    Kyushu Elements

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Kyushu Elements

    Depts:
    26 Jul
    Disbands:
    08 Aug
    • Kyoto
    • Nagasaki
    • Unzen
    • Kumamoto
    • Mount 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: US$5593

    Trip Code: KE

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    27 Jul
    Disbands:
    05 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    9 Nights: US$2513

    Trip Code: TT

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  • Departures - August 2019

    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    03 Aug
    Disbands:
    17 Aug
    • 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: US$8393

    Trip Code: JE

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    17 Aug
    Disbands:
    27 Aug
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From day-glo 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: US$3633

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    19 Aug
    Disbands:
    01 Sep
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3633

    Trip Code: JU

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    24 Aug
    Disbands:
    06 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: US$5033

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    24 Aug
    Disbands:
    07 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: US$8393

    Trip Code: JE

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    24 Aug
    Disbands:
    02 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    9 Nights: US$2513

    Trip Code: TT

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  • Departures - September 2019

    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    02 Sep
    Disbands:
    15 Sep
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3773

    Trip Code: JU

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    07 Sep
    Disbands:
    17 Sep
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From day-glo 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: US$3633

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    07 Sep
    Disbands:
    21 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: US$8645

    Trip Code: JE

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    Hands On Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hands On Japan

    Depts:
    08 Sep
    Disbands:
    22 Sep
    • 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 ultra-modern Tokyo – this tour is practically overflowing with unforgettable experiences.

    14 Nights: US$5530

    Trip Code: HO

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    14 Sep
    Disbands:
    27 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: US$5593

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    20 Sep
    Disbands:
    03 Oct
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3913

    Trip Code: JU

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    26 Sep
    Disbands:
    08 Oct
    • Kyoto
    • Mount 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: US$5145

    Trip Code: HJ

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    28 Sep
    Disbands:
    11 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: US$5453

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    28 Sep
    Disbands:
    12 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: US$8645

    Trip Code: JE

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    28 Sep
    Disbands:
    07 Oct
    • 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    9 Nights: US$2625

    Trip Code: TT

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    30 Sep
    Disbands:
    13 Oct
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3773

    Trip Code: JU

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  • Departures - October 2019

    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    05 Oct
    Disbands:
    18 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: US$5453

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    05 Oct
    Disbands:
    19 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: US$8813

    Trip Code: JE

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    Classic Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Classic Japan

    Depts:
    12 Oct
    Disbands:
    25 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: US$5453

    Trip Code: CJ

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    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    13 Oct
    Disbands:
    21 Oct
    • 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: SOH

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

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

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3913

    Trip Code: JU

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    All-In Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT All-Inclusive

    All-In Japan

    Depts:
    19 Oct
    Disbands:
    31 Oct
    • Tokyo
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto
    • Kaga Onsen
    • Kanazawa
    • Tokyo

    With all meals, local transport, and luggage handling included there's nothing for you to do on All-In Japan but sit back and enjoy. Covering Japan's classic destinations with a few unusual twists, this trip is full of cultural experiences to give you a stress-free introduction to Japan.

    12 Nights: US$7693

    Trip Code: AIJ

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    Rural Japan Explorer

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Rural Japan Explorer

    Depts:
    20 Oct
    Disbands:
    02 Nov
    • 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: US$5593

    Trip Code: RJE

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    A Northern Soul

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    A Northern Soul

    Depts:
    21 Oct
    Disbands:
    04 Nov
    • Tokyo
    • Nikko
    • Hiraizumi
    • Naruko Onsen
    • Ishinomaki
    • Sendai
    • Niigata
    • Sado Island
    • Tokyo

    The northern reaches of Japan's main island hold some of the country's most beguiling attractions: rugged national parks, mountaintop temple communities, and enchanting hot spring villages. A Northern Soul introduces some of these hidden delights, revealing a side of Japan rarely seen by outsiders.

    14 Nights: US$6013

    Trip Code: ANS

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    24 Oct
    Disbands:
    05 Nov
    • Kyoto
    • Mount 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: US$5453

    Trip Code: HJ

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    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    HYPERJAPAN's J-Pop & Go!

    Depts:
    26 Oct
    Disbands:
    05 Nov
    • Tokyo
    • Hakone
    • Kyoto
    • Hiroshima
    • Osaka
    • Tokyo

    From day-glo 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: US$3633

    Trip Code: HYP0002JPOP

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    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    26 Oct
    Disbands:
    09 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: US$8813

    Trip Code: JE

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    26 Oct
    Disbands:
    04 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    9 Nights: US$2793

    Trip Code: TT

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    28 Oct
    Disbands:
    10 Nov
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3913

    Trip Code: JU

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    31 Oct
    Disbands:
    12 Nov
    • Kyoto
    • Mount 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: US$5453

    Trip Code: HJ

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  • Departures - November 2019

    Japan Enchantment

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Japan Enchantment

    Depts:
    02 Nov
    Disbands:
    16 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: US$8645

    Trip Code: JE

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    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    03 Nov
    Disbands:
    11 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: SOH

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    All-In Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT All-Inclusive

    All-In Japan

    Depts:
    09 Nov
    Disbands:
    21 Nov
    • Tokyo
    • Hiroshima
    • Kyoto
    • Kaga Onsen
    • Kanazawa
    • Tokyo

    With all meals, local transport, and luggage handling included there's nothing for you to do on All-In Japan but sit back and enjoy. Covering Japan's classic destinations with a few unusual twists, this trip is full of cultural experiences to give you a stress-free introduction to Japan.

    12 Nights: US$7693

    Trip Code: AIJ

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    Tokaido Trail

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Tokaido Trail

    Depts:
    09 Nov
    Disbands:
    18 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    9 Nights: US$2625

    Trip Code: TT

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    11 Nov
    Disbands:
    24 Nov
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3773

    Trip Code: JU

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    Hidden Japan

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Hidden Japan

    Depts:
    14 Nov
    Disbands:
    26 Nov
    • Kyoto
    • Mount 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: US$5313

    Trip Code: HJ

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    Kyushu Elements

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Kyushu Elements

    Depts:
    15 Nov
    Disbands:
    28 Nov
    • Kyoto
    • Nagasaki
    • Unzen
    • Kumamoto
    • Mount 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: US$5593

    Trip Code: KE

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    Japan Unmasked

    Small Group Tour IJT Essential

    Japan Unmasked

    Depts:
    25 Nov
    Disbands:
    08 Dec
    • Tokyo
    • Nagano
    • Matsumoto
    • Takayama
    • Kanazawa
    • Hiroshima
    • Kurashiki
    • Kyoto
    • Tokyo

    Japan Unmasked is a tour with modest 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. Selected departures are dedicated to solo travellers.

    13 Nights: US$3773

    Trip Code: JU

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  • Departures - January 2020

    Winter Highlights

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Winter Highlights

    Depts:
    29 Jan
    Disbands:
    12 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: US$6265

    Trip Code: WH

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  • Departures - February 2020

    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: US$6265

    Trip Code: WH

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    Winter Highlights

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Winter Highlights

    Depts:
    04 Feb
    Disbands:
    18 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: US$6013

    Trip Code: WH

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    Winter Highlights

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Winter Highlights

    Depts:
    06 Feb
    Disbands:
    20 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: US$6013

    Trip Code: WH

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  • Departures - March 2020

    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    15 Mar
    Disbands:
    28 Mar
    • 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: US$6125

    Trip Code: SE

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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: US$6433

    Trip Code: SE

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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: US$6433

    Trip Code: SE

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    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    29 Mar
    Disbands:
    06 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: US$6090

    Trip Code: SOH

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  • Departures - April 2020

    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    06 Apr
    Disbands:
    19 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: US$6433

    Trip Code: SE

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    09 Apr
    Disbands:
    22 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: US$6545

    Trip Code: SE

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    Spring Elegance

    Small Group Tour IJT Classic

    Spring Elegance

    Depts:
    26 Apr
    Disbands:
    09 May
    • 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: US$6125

    Trip Code: SE

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  • Departures - May 2020

    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    24 May
    Disbands:
    01 Jun
    • 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: SOH

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  • Departures - October 2020

    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    11 Oct
    Disbands:
    19 Oct
    • 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: US$5810

    Trip Code: SOH

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  • Departures - November 2020

    Spirit of Honshu

    Small Group Tour IJT Superior

    Spirit of Honshu

    Depts:
    08 Nov
    Disbands:
    16 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: US$5950

    Trip Code: SOH

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