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Japan by Rail

Enjoy a 22 day Classic Group Tour from $13,390pp

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Japan by Rail | 22 days | Classic Group Tour | from $13,390pp

Physical Rating - Level 1
X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Learn More

An all-encompassing journey through Japan, travelling mainly by bullet train and taking in the highlights of all three main islands: Kyushu, Honshu and Hokkaido. Experience ancient traditions and modern Japan's unique charm.

Group Tour includes:

  • 19 breakfasts, 18 lunches, 19 dinners
  • International flights and current taxes
  • Domestic transportation
  • 3 star plus – 4 star accommodation
  • Touring with guides and entrance fees

Tour Highlights


Stroll through Glover Garden, home to the city's foreign residents during the end of the era of seclusion in the late 19th Century.


Momiji Manju

Under the guidance of a skilled instructor, try your hand at making Momiji manju (maple leaf bean buns)

Momiji Manju


Explore Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its unusual architectural style.


Matsushima Bay

Cruise one of Japan's Three Great Sights, Matsushima Bay.

Matsushima Bay

Authentic Experiences

Our Japan by Rail Tour has been thoughtfully designed and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

  • Momiji Manju

    Under the guidance of a skilled instructor, try your hand at making Momiji manju (maple leaf bean buns), Miyajima's most famous confectionary for over a hundred years.

  • Sake Cup Making

    Learn about the role of the masu sake cup in Japan's culture before stepping into the studio to make your very own cup with an original design, which you can then take home as a souvenir!

  • Learn to make Sushi

    Discover the history and etiquette of making and appreciating sushi with a hands-on lesson before sitting down with your instructing chef to enjoy Japan's most famous cuisine. It's the taking part that counts!

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Tour Dates & Prices

All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal. If your tour departs in less than 30 days, please call our travel experts to book.

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With our Book with Confidence guarantee you have peace of mind with low deposits, free changes and extended final payment. Plus, find a tour with the same inclusions cheaper and we will match it AND give you a reward. See full terms and conditions.

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Japan by Rail - Tour Itinerary

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What the Experts Say

At Wendy Wu Tours we are all avid adventurers, constantly seeking out the best ways for you to experience the world. That's why we are touring experts - our customer reviews and numerous awards say it all. This website is all about showcasing top sights magnificent hidden gems; about the plethora of different types of authentic and exciting experiences that we can offer you; and about giving you the very best holiday, whether it's your first visit or your 10th. Wendy Wu and the team look forward to welcoming you soon!

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