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25 April, 2017

Lodestars Anthology Japan Giveaway!

Want to bag yourself a copy of the amazing, new 'Lodestars Anthology Japan'? See more details on this beautiful travel anthology, and how to win a copy, right here.
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24 April, 2017

Okinawa Day at London Spitalfields June 2017

Okinawa Day returns to London Spitalfields market again this year on 24 June for an enjoyable and fun-filled day introducing the unique culture of Okinawa, Japan's southern tropical island chain. More...

Japan - Endless Discovery

Although the Japanese past is rich in events and interesting history, today’s Japan is just as fascinating with cutting edge technology and wonderful architecture, whilst still maintaining the country’s traditions.

Whether you want to experience food like you’ve never tasted (or seen!) or you want to go shopping in some of the world’s best shopping areas, Japan is the place to visit!  Japan is famous for its temples and shrines - you could spend weeks in cities such as Kyoto or Nara feasting your eyes on architectural marvels and historic monuments.

If culture is more to your taste, you can’t get much better than Japan’s colourful and rich heritage including wonderful kabuki (Japanese performing arts) and traditional geisha. At Japan National Tourism Organisation, you will find all the information you need to plan your perfect holiday to Japan.

Experience Japan!

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  • Princess Cruises - 2018 cruises for Japan are now available

    Our 2018 cruises for Japan are now available to book Japan is a study in contrasts: tranquil retreats of profound beauty lay just outside cities where skyscrapers soar over stunning temples and shrines. Neon-bright architecture and pink cherry blossoms vie for attention amid the colorful Harajuku district and traditional kimonos. As the No. 1 North American cruise line in Japan with the Best Asia Itineraries,you can be assured that Princess® will be your guide to the colors, cultures and flavors that define this exciting country. Visit our website for more details or call on 0843 374 4444.

  • UK-Japan from £569 with ANA

    ANA is offering flights from the UK to Japan from £569 return.

    1) Economy Class from £569 via Europe
    From Birmingham to Tokyo via Dusseldorf, Valid for departure: 1 Sep. - 08 Dec. & 24 Dec. - 14 Jul.
    2) Economy Class from £824 direct
    London-Tokyo direct, Valid for departure: 1 Sep. - 08 Dec. & 24 Dec. - 14 Jul.

    Birmingham to Tokyo via Dusseldorf return fares including all the taxes and charges as of Apr. 2017. All fares are subject to availability at the time of booking. Fares & conditions subject to change without notice. All fares are subject to availability at the time of booking. 

    For more information and to book, see ANA's website 
  • Fly to Japan from London Heathrow with KLM from just £411!

    Fly to Fukuoka in the west of Japan from just £411, or to Tokyo from just £454 with KLM, with at least nine departures every day. Search for and book tickets from the UK to Tokyo with KLM here.

    KLM is also currently offering very moderately priced departures from London Heathrow to a number of other top Japanese destinations, including:
    Fukuoka from £411
    Nagoya from £475
    Osaka from £482
    Sapporo £546
    Okianwa £570

    For a full list of KLM’s Japanese departures and to book, visit www.klm.com.
  • Fares from UK to Japan with Lufthansa starting from £576

     Enjoy great fares for your flights to Japan with Lufthansa. Fly from London to Tokyo from £576.* See all Lufthansa's Japan fares here.

    *Economy Class return flights including taxes, fees and charges. Price is per passenger and include taxes and fees. Fares may not be refundable or changeable, and minimum stay or advanced purchase might apply. As all flight information is updated based on a daily basis, the exact fare may deviate from the available fares at the time of the booking request based on the available seats and fares. Additional baggage fees may apply.


    Lufthansa also flies from London to other popular destinations in Japan:
    London-Nagoya from £587
    London – Osaka from £570

    And also offers departures from a number of other UK airports, including:
    Birmingham-Osaka from £550
    Manchester-Osaka from £556
    Aberdeen-Osaka from £573
    Birmingham-Nagoya from £575
    Manchester-Tokyo from £579
    Manchester-Nagoya from £580

    Fare conditions:
    Exact prices may vary and should serve as a guide for your selected journey. The end price is subject to change depending on the selected payment option. Seats are limited and may not be available on all days/ flights.
    Minimum stay: 5 days or Saturday to Sunday
    Maximum stay: 12 months
    Non-refundable, non-changeable. Luggage can be added for an additional charge, carry-on baggage is included free of charge.
  • Flights from UK to Japan with Air France starting at £483

    Air France logoBook a last-minute break and fly from London to Tokyo with Air France from just £484 - their lowest fare, offered this June, or from £497 in May. Or, if you prefer to plan further ahead, avoid the summer rush and book flights for September from £520.

    See Air France's website for more examples of their lowest priced flights from London to Tokyo and to book.

    Air France also fly to Osaka in central Japan, with return flights starting from just £483 and even flights over the popular summer period hovering around the £500 mark.

    See their website for more details and to book.

  • Flights to Tokyo (HND) with Cathay Pacific from £590

    Plan ahead for your trip to Tokyo with Cathay Pacific. Round trip tickets to both of Tokyo's airport Narita (NRT) and Haneda (HND) with a stopover in Hong Kong are available from £590.

    See Cathay Pacific's website for more details and to book.

    Booking of more than six passengers is currently not available online. Please contact your local reservations office. If you will be travelling with infant(s) under two years of age, or your infant will turn two during your trip, please contact your local reservations office.
    Please refer to Cathay Pacific's fare rules for details of the General terms and conditions before you make your purchase.
  • Wendy Wu Tours - Saturday 1st April – Book Japan and Get Hong Kong for Free

    Home to a unique heritage and rich, natural beauty, Japan is one of Asia’s most enthralling countries. On a holiday to Japan you’ll find a dynamic culture that effortlessly and intriguingly combines the ultra-modern and pop culture trends with deeply traditional values and a reverence of the past, something that is best displayed in the islands of imperial treasures and tranquil temples marooned amongst futuristic cities like Tokyo. Head out into the country though, and you’ll find another world, be it in the shadow of Mount Fuji or amongst the peaks of Koyasan. The people are welcoming, the cuisine divine, the landscapes second to none, and the culture rich – what more could a traveler want on their holiday in Japan? Well, From Saturday 1st until Friday 30th April we are offering you the opportunity to extend your holiday with an additional 2 nights in Hong Kong absolutely FREE on selected dates! See our products here. Call 0800 1445 291 or email us for any inquiries.
  • Limited offer! Inside Japan Tours Springtime in Japan group tour

    Ordinarily, our spring tours sell out a full year in advance – but this year we're giving you an unprecedented last-minute chance to travel to Japan in spring 2017 for the incredible price of £1980. Japan in springtime is legendary: canopies of pink envelop the country, and everyone lets their hair down as they attend hanami flower-viewing parties, have picnics beneath the blossom, and generally celebrate the coming of the country's favourite season. 

    For tour pricing and more information please follow the links below:
    23rd April Departures

    For further information, or to book, contact Inside Japan Tours on 0117 370 9751 or visit www.insidejapantours.com

  • Selective Asia's Ultimate Japan

    Ultimate Japan is tailor-made for ‘real’ travel - whether you’re in the cities that never seem to sleep, pottering around rural villages that rarely seem to wake, walking ancient trails or relaxing in hot spring resorts, you’ll find unrivalled levels of customer service, comfort and cleanliness, all of it connected by one of the world’s best railway systems, which can transport you across the four main islands of Japan in a matter of hours. This comprehensive itinerary is an in-depth journey through Japan, taking high-speed train journeys through stunning scenery to visit energising cities, relaxing hot spring resorts and beautiful ancient sites. For more information see www.selectiveasia.com, call on 01273 670 001 or email us.

  • The Dragon Trip - Japan Budget Tour from £1,499pp

    The Dragon Trip is the ultimate Japan experience: 13 days, Tokyo to Tokyo, via Kamakura, Mount Fuji/Hakone, Kyoto, Hiroshima and Osaka, and action-packed with all of the highlights, plus incredible off-the-beaten-track gems. Check out the full itinerary here. We have departures in 2017 in April, May, June, August, September and October for the lowest price of £1,499 . To secure your space, please email or call us in London on +44 (0)20 3817 5974.

  • G Adventures Japan sale!

    Nowhere on the planet do the modern and the ancient coexist more harmoniously than in Japan. Kimono-clad ladies chatter on futuristic phones while blurring by on the fastest trains in the world; thousand-year-old Zen temples are dwarfed by seas of skyscrapers; and neon signs are reflected in flooded rice paddies studded with green. Here, the future and past are like roommates in a Tokyo-sized apartment, sharing a space that seems too small for either but which miraculously accommodates both in a harmony that could only be Japanese. Endlessly fascinating and fascinatingly foreign, enigmatic Japan is a culture irresistible to Westerners, one that hits you like a sumo wrestler at full tilt. Check our sale www.gadventures.com or call on 0344 272 2060.

  • Jasmine Holidays Japan from £1,250

    Jasmine Holidays offer private tailor made tours of Japan combining independent travel with guided excursions to suit your budget and interests. Jasmine Holidays' Japan Tours focus on boutique hotels in Japan as well as other unique and memorable places to stay. Prices for a 2 week private Japan Holiday start from under £2,000 per person and can be designed with or without flights. All flight inclusive holidays are ATOL protected. Call Jasmine Holidays now and speak to a Japan expert on 0333 7000 747 or visit www.jasmineholidays.co.uk/.
  • Classic Japan with RT Holidays from £1,299

    This jam-packed 8-day trip starts in fast-paced, ultramodern Tokyo, makes stops in Hakone and Mount Fuji, and ends in Kyoto, where you'll see old Japan's traditions and culture. In between, you'll explore the area around iconic Mount Fuji, and see a bit of the Japanese countryside, with optional tours to visit the cities of Nara & Osaka.Tour Includes return international airfare, 6 nights' hotel accommodation with daily breakfast.For further information, contact RT Holidays on 0207 089 0600 or visit www.rtholidays.co.uk.

  • Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Okinawa from £1,740!

    This fascinating Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Okinawa package brings you the best of Japan, from the bustling and modern city of Tokyo to the more reserved and laid back Kyoto and the invigorating buzz of Okinawa. Price includes return flight from UK to Tokyo/Okinawa to UK via Cathay Pacific (or similar) , accommodation at hotels specified or similar category, daily breakfast, guided tour of choice with lunch on Day 2 , Airport Limousine Bus from Narita to Tokyo ,One way Airpass on JAL  For further information, or to book, contact Japan Travel Centre on 020 7611 0150 or visit www.japantravel-centre.com.

  • The Dragon Trip - Japan Family Tours, £1,649 for 3-6 people

    Japan for families! Our expertly-designed 13-day trip introduces families to the many sides of Japan. Covering the countless sights of Tokyo (Kamakura), Kyoto (Arashiyama), Hiroshima, Osaka and elsewhere, our itinerary has something to suit everyone, without breaking the bank! Available on request - you pick a date! The bigger your group, the bigger the discount - only £1,349 for a group of 11-14 people. Take a look at the tour in full on our website. Any questions, please email us, or call us in London on +44 (0)20 3817 5974.

  • NEW! Motorhome holiday to Japan is on sale

    If you’ve ever dreamt of trying something a little different, then you’ll discover a whole new holidaying experience on a fly-drive adventure with Worldwide Motorhoming Holidays. Join one of our group tours or use the thoughtful planning of our Travel Specialists to tailor-make your own journey of a lifetime. You don’t need your own vehicle, just the passion to try something excitingly different. NEW for 2017: Join tour escorts Nelson and Barbara on an unforgettable tour of Japan – The Land of the Rising Sun, a country steeped in ancient tradition and fascinating cultures. Engage with friendly locals, and experience traditional Japanese customs first hand, from communal public bathing to enjoying meals sat on tatami mats instead of chairs. For further information, or to book, contact Worldwide Motorhoming Holidays on 024 7647 5340 or visit www.worldwidemotorhomingholidays.co.uk.

  • Explore Japan with Japan Links

    Welcome to Japan Links Travel where we help you discover the must-see, iconic sights and hidden haunts of this fascinating country. We successfully deliver small group tours and tailor-made journeys to Japan, enabling you to explore the country’s diverse, natural and cultural heritage. Japan is a country unlike that of any other in the world. Embracing the future and preserving the past makes Japan a fascinating country to visit. See our tours here. All tour prices shown are land only. Please send us email or call on 020 8543 8133 us for your preferred departure airport, flight times and prices.

  • Travelsphere, the escorted tour specialist Japan trip from £3,999

    From dazzling Tokyo to historic Kyoto and stunning Mount Fuji, Japan is a land of breathtaking contrasts. Join Travelsphere's Land of the Rising Sun group package tour lead by experienced Tour Manager and explore Tokyo, Hakone, Takayama, Shirakawa, Kyoto, Hiroshima and Osaka.On this thrilling tour you'll discover ancient gardens, sacred shrines and the iconic Mount Fuji. Step aboard a Bullet Train for a high-speed adventure, turn the pages on Hiroshima's poignant history and soak up the unique atmosphere of Tokyo. 13 days with flights from £3,999 for departures from May 2017 to Nov 2018. Book online or call 01858 894 253.

  • JAPAN WITH TRAILFINDERS - Full Tours from £2,417

    With Trailfinders, we make it easy for you to plan your holiday to Japan, offering bespoke stopovers, extensions and full self-guided rail tours, optimising your time and money. Here are some of our favourite tours, including a few extras to add on to make your holiday the trip of a lifetime. Great value mini tours such as A Night of Mount Koya (2 days, from £406), Snow Monkeys & Onsen (3 day, from £667), and Tokyo Stopover (5 days, from £812) as well as well-priced full itineraries such as Classic Japan (10 days, from £2,399) and Discover Japan (14 days, from £2,438). Not found what you're looking for? Call our dedicated Japan specialists on 020 7408 9056 to put together your very own bespoke tour to this fascinating & diverse country.

  • Sale! STA Travel JAPAN Tours

    From the towers and gadgets of Tokyo to the serenity of sacred shrines and the soaring beauty of Mt Fuji, this trip provides the perfect blend of guided excursions and free time to explore this fascinating region at your own pace. Linger in the gardens of Kyoto, shoot through the mountain air on a Shinkansen bullet train, and stay in a traditional ryokan for the ultimate in Japanese luxury. 11 nights tour with guide from £2439. International flights not included. Visit STA Travel for more details or call 0333 321 0099.

  • Premier Holidays Glimpses of Japan Tour £2,949 pp

    Japan, there's absolutely nothing ordinary about the “Land of the Rising Sun”. In fact, it’s very extraordinary. It’s impossible to pigeonhole a country which has 21st century soaring skyscrapers and a high-tech bullet train sitting alongside traditional Geisha and the rituals of the tea ceremony. And then, there’s the fact that this “tiny” race loves Sumo wrestling, where some of the “biggest” men on the planet compete. There’s perhaps nowhere in the world that blends the old with the new quite like this intoxicating country.See our products starting from £2949 with flights.Visit here for our Japan tours or call our Japan experts on 08444 937 531 to find out more.

  • Visit Japan with Titan Travel's Japan Tour Holidays

    Titan Travel are the UK's leading and award-winning escorted touring specialist, offering tours and cruises worldwide. Our spectacular Essential Japan itinerary covers all the obvious highlights, as well as some fascinating hidden gems. Perfectly blending the vibrantly modern with the peaceful and historic, this is a superb introduction to Japan. With departures throughout the year in the comfortable seasons of spring and autumn, this could be that perfect Japan itinerary you have been searching for.Arrives into Osaka and works its way east to Tokyo via Kyoto, Nara and Hakone, with a full-day tour to Nikko before flying back from Tokyo.  Includes an experienced Titan tour manager for total peace of mind and local guides add an extra dimension of appreciation. Well-located hotels and travel in comfortable coaches with experienced drivers, as well as breakfasts and a host of included excursions. Prices start from £2,599 for this 10-day tour. View more Japan Tour holidays here. Call 0808 231 4225 for further details. 

  • Voyages Jules Verne - Discover Japan


    Explore the roots of Japan’s history and culture where tranquil shrines and Buddhist temples stand with understated elegance alongside the ultra-modern lifestyles of today on this 9-night ‘Discover Japan’ tour with Voyages Jules Verne. Visit Hiroshima, Osaka, Miyajima Island, the old imperial capital Kyoto and cosmopolitan Tokyo, with travel by Bullet Train. Price starts from £3,145 for September,Octoner 2017 and March, April 2018 departures including air travel and taxes, transfers, 8 nights' accommodation in 3-star superior hotels, breakfast daily, 1 lunch , 1 dinner and full itinerary with sightseeing. For more information call us on 020 3553 2163 or email us.

  • Visit Japan with Riviera Travel's Highly-Rated Tour

    Riviera Travel

    How did a country so deeply rooted in such diverse heritage become one of the most modern and advanced economies on the planet? Pondering such questions is what makes a trip to Japan so incredibly rewarding. Join Riviera Travel's best selling Japan tour, 'Land of the Rising Sun', visiting Tokyo, Nikko, Mt.Fuji/Hakone, Hiroshima/Miyajima, Kyoto and Nara with experienced tour managers. 13 days tour from £2,999pp. Take a look at beautiful Japan tour video and detailed information here. Book online or call 01283 888 711.
  • Visit the highlights of Japan with Nexus Holidays

    A journey to Japan is finding excitements in a tranquil land. You may relax and unwind at the hot springs in Nikko, or have a stroll and discover the local delicacies at Dōtobonri in Osaka. Along the way, a wealth of historical architectures living with impressive natural sceneries and symbolic museums and theme parks standing tall with sophisticated commercial complexes await you. Visit the highlights of Japan with Nexus Holidays from £1099 per person or have a more in-depth tour from £1999 (excluding flights). For more details or price enquiry (including prices with flights included), please contact us at the 020 7637 7760 or visit www.nexusholidays.co.uk
  • WEXAS Travels - Best of Japan

    On 'Best of Japan', a 16-day tailor-made journey, you will visit small cultural towns set in beautiful surroundings, including Matsumoto and Takayama. Journey to Shirakawago and Kanazawa, set amidst Japan’s most stunning scenery, dotted with snow-covered peaks, lush valleys of wild flowers and sparkling rivers. Explore the ancient city of Kyoto, one of the most culturally rich cities in Asia. Continue to the end of the Silk Road at Nara, then zigzag your way across the beautiful Hakone National Park. Finally make your way back to Tokyo passing Japan’s most sacred mountain, Mt Fuji. From £4,995 (superior grade) including return flights, 13 nights accommodation, trasnfers, meals and tour-guide, etc. For more details visit www.wexas.com or call on 020 7590 0607.
  • HANAVI online booking system - Create your own trip to Japan!

    HAnavi is a world first Japan hotel & domestic flights package booking system. With a partnership between H.I.S. International Tours and All Nippon Airways, we offer exclusive deals on domestic airfare + hotel accommodation to overseas travellers to Japan. You can fly to 51 cities over 800 flights within Japan with All Nippon Airways and stay anywhere you like to be.  For more details, trips and booking, visit www.hisgo.co.uk

  • Enjoy VELTRA's tours and activities in Japan!

    Veltra

    Looking for day tours and cultural activities in Japan? VELTRA offers over 2,000 selections for you. Plan and book your dream holiday with ​1000's of local offers in Tokyo and Kyoto plus off-the-beaten​-​path ​hidden gems in Okinawa, Hokkaido​, ​Kyushu​ and more. ​With new listings continually added, VELTRA will help change your holiday one experience at a time.​​​ See our products at www.veltra.com
Facts about Japan
  • World's tallest free-standing tower at a height of 634 metres is Tokyo Skytree
  • Emperor & Empress - Japan has the longest reigning monarchy in the world
  • Kyoto has an astonishing 1,600 Buddhist temples, plus 400 Shinto shrines
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