Japan Discovery 2020

Highlights of ancient and modern Japan

16 enjoyable days
This is our 8th escorted tour to Japan

Tour at a Glance

Confirmed Price: $10,870 per person, share twin
$2,880 single supplement
Tour Dates: 20 May - 4 June, 2020
Group Size: This tour is limited to a maximum of 20 travellers.
Deposit: $750 per person.
If you cancel for any reason before 16 March, 2020 Tours Direct will refund your $750 deposit in full.
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Early Booking Discount: $200 per person, if you pay your deposit by 14 February, 2020.
Tour Leader: Mandy Page
Escorted from New Zealand
Inclusions: All airfares & taxes (Air New Zealand)
  Accommodation in 3-star & 4-star hotels
  14 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 5 dinners
  All transportation and transfers by train and coach.
  Group tipping
  Services of English-speaking guides
  Assistance of your Tour Leader, Mandy Page
Variations: Land Only price on application
  Extending your stay - before or after Tour Dates
This specialised tour takes in the best of Japanese culture, ancient and modern: gardens, landscapes, small villages and modern cities. We visit major centres like Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima AND smaller towns like Takayama. Indulge all your senses with this first class tour.


  • Explore dynamic and vibrant Toyko, from peaceful parks to bustling shoppping streets.
  • Visit the charming mountain town of Takayama, where you will feel you have stepped back in time.
  • Wander through Keroku-en, the famous Japanese landscape garden in Kanazawa
  • Discover aspects of traditional Japan in Kyoto.
  • Be entertained by Geisha dancing and an instrumentalist.
  • Have Calligraphy nad Origami lessons from talented teachers.
  • Enjoy Koraku-en, a beautiful garden in Okayama.
  • Walk through Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park, a place of reflection and reverence.
  • Take a ferry to Miyajima, the Island of Shrines.
  • Relax and unwind on a traditional Yakatabune Dinner Cruise on the Sumida River and Toyko Bay.

Fantastic, Mandy went out of her way every day to check up on everyone, was very inclusive and informative. An excellent leader, strong and direct.

Mandy an exceptional tour leader. A lovely caring personality. Always fun.

Mandy did a great job of meeting the needs of a disparate group. We enjoyed her roadside walks and ability to keep us amused with stories, jokes, crosswords, etc.

... to come....

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