Japan is a country of contrasts, where ancient gods rub shoulders with modern technology,
skyscrapers give way to paddy fields and crowds disperse into the tranquillity of a classical garden. This tour is the perfect introduction to this fascinating archipelago.
Please note: This page shows the 2017 Itinerary. To see the itinerary for tours departing in 2016, please Click Here.
Australia - Tokyo (3N) - Mt. Fuji - Takayama (2N) - Kanazawa (1N) - Kyoto (3N) - Nara - Wakayama (1N) - Osaka (1N) – Australia
Feel the rush of Tokyo
Admire great Mt. Fuji
Be charmed by Kyoto
Explore ancient Nara
Experience Zen at Koyasan
See Osaka's bright lights
Tour prices are per person, twin share
Australian passport holders do not require a visa for travel to Japan.
International and domestic calls can be made from your hotel room. It’s a good idea to check call costs with hotel staff or your local guide before making calls, as this can be expensive. A service charge may also be involved. To call Australia – the international access code is 00, followed by the country code 61, then the local area code (omitting the first 0), then the number. .
Mobile phones are quite popular in Japan and you will find high quality coverage. Japan has active roaming agreements with most of the service providers. Please make sure you are aware of associated costs and have activated your international roaming prior to departure.
Internet & Email
Internet cafes can be found in all major cities and even in some small towns. This is often the easiest and cheapest way to stay in touch. Most hotels have a business centre with internet access, but at a slightly higher rate. Some hotels may have wifi which usually comes at an additional cost and may only be available in hotel lobbies.
Tipping is not part of the culture in Japan and is therefore not expected.
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If you like most of the itinerary which we have suggested but you'd like to change the route and the accommodation, speak to our specialist Tailormade team, who can build your perfect itinerary based around where you would like to go, what you would like to see and how much you'd like to spend. Just call us on 1300 318 203 and we'll help plan your dream holiday.
This adventure is ideal for travellers with a reasonable amount of time to spend and who want to see the very best bits of Japan. We have designed the tour to make the most of the time available to showcase the key highlights of Japan and have incorporated travel by road to give the opportunity to see the beautiful Japanese countryside.