Japan is a unique destination with incredible futuristic cities, rich culture and stunning natural beauty. The famous bullet trains are well renowned for their punctuality, comfort, safety and for travelling up to an impressive 186mph (300km/h), which make them an excellent way to get around and discover this wonderful country.
Not only are the bullet trains of Japan a great way to get from one fantastic destination to another, but also, with most having large windows, it's a great way to capture the changing views as you whizz across the country.
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There are several options for a rail tour across Japan; one of the most popular is to travel on a guided train tour of Japan. Frequently included with this type of tour are:
All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
4* Hotel accommodation
Excursions & guided tours
U.K. Tour Manager from start to ﬁnish
Selection of meals, including Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners
Flights from/to the U.K.
With so much included, you can focus on experiencing Japan's delights and stunning sights. Your guide will take care of all the train travel arrangements, so you can sit back and relax.
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HOT SPRINGS, TEMPLES & FOOD!
Thanks to the excellent bullet train network, everything is possible when exploring Japan on a train tour.
Visit Mount Fuji, the great active volcano that sits high above Hakone National Park. Bathe in the hot springs in Hakone, then check out Hiroshima Castle with its traditional Japanese artefacts and artwork.
Take part in a traditional tea ceremony in Kyoto before visiting the Kinkakuji Temple, a Zen Buddhist temple beside a stunningly beautiful lake. Then, sample the local delights in Osaka with its fantastic food scene.
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£3,595 per person
March - October 2023
About the tour
Ancient ceremonies meet 21st century technology in this astonishing country of contrasts. This fascinating tour helps us uncover the mysteries of Japan as you travel on high-speed bullet trains, experiencing the peace of the countryside as well as the buzz of its busy cities.
Take a full-day coach tour of Tokyo, where history and modernity have blended seamlessly
Visit to Mount Fuji, Japan's tallest peak at 12,400 feet and an active volcano
Explore Hiroshima, a city completely devastated by an atomic bomb during WWII and rebuilt beautifully
Tour Kyoto that boasts an astonishing 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Experience Japanese cuisine and learn the secrets of miso making on a guided tour of a miso factory
Grand Tour of Japan
£5,495 per person
April - October 2023
About the tour
Absorb ancient history and timeless traditions as you travel through the 'Land of the Rising Sun' by futuristic bullet train. Sample Japanese whiskey, see magical Mount Fuji, attend an authentic tea ceremony and explore bustling Tokyo and Hiroshima as you experience the highlights of Japan.
Discover Tokyo's effortless blend of old and new on a fascinating sightseeing tour
Soak up the beauty of stunning Mount Fuji, Japan's most emblematic mountain
Explore Kyoto on a guided tour and take part in an authentic tea ceremony
Learn about miso soup, have a go at making your own and taste this traditional dish for yourself