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Shogun Trail JS

Visiting: Japan
Tour Duration 13 Days

Japan Adventure

This action-packed journey by high-speed rail covers many of Japan's iconic sites. We explore Tokyo's neon-lit streets, discover Kyoto's tranquil temples and visit the site of the world's first atomic attack in Hiroshima. Travelling away from the normal tourist trail, we uncover the country's rural charm with a stay in a traditional ryokan on the beautiful island of Hirado.

Tour Highlights

  • Tokyo – Explore the city’s lively neon-lit streets and visit the nearby Hakone National Park for a spectacular view of Mount Fuji
  • Bullet Train - Experience comfortable rail travel at an average speed of 164 mph
  • Kyoto - See the traditional side of Japan, with its stunning temples, immaculate zen gardens and enigmatic geishas
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Reflect at the sites of the world's first atomic bomb attacks
  • Hirado – Discover this island’s rural charm and spectacular scenery


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Tokyo

  • 2
    Walking tour through Tokyo's shrines and gardens

  • 3
    Free day in Tokyo or optional excursion to Kamakura

  • 4
    Boat ride on Lake Ashi; transfer to Hakone

  • 5
    Bullet train to Kyoto; explore the Geisha district

  • 6
    Explore Kyoto's temples and zen gardens

  • 7
    Continue to explore traditional Kyoto

  • 8
    Reflect at Hiroshima Peace Park; train to Nagasaki

  • 9
    Take a walk though Dejima, Nagasaki's Dutch quarter

  • 10
    Train and ferry ride to Hirado Island

  • 11
    Full day to explore Hirado and Ikitsuki Islands

  • 12
    Sail among the '99 Islands' then travel to Fukuoka

  • 13
    Tour ends in Fukuoka

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Shogun Trail
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Included meals 12 0 4
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Boat
9 nights Standard Hotel
3 nights Simple Guesthouse
Tour Staff
Explore Tour Leader
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16