Our Journey to the East tours are divided into three tour types to suit the different travel styles and preferences of our travellers. Please see our SIGNATURE, ACTIVE and COMFORT tours descriptions below to decide which tour type most suits you.

 

SIGNATURE TOURS

Summary

  • Local boutique-style accommodation (similar to 4-star) including Japanese inns
  • Limited to just 8 guests looking for a private experience in Japan
  •  Extensive use of public transport (bullet train, express & commuter trains, subway, ferry, bus and taxi)
  • In-depth cultural immersion and exclusive experiences
  • Guided walking tours – urban backstreets, country paths and nature walks.
  • Strong Japanese food focus
  • Active pace of travel – new destination every two days.
  • Free time to do your own thing

ACTIVE TOURS

Summary

  • Local traditional-style accommodation
  • Limited to 8 likeminded guests per tour
  • On foot guided trips to get up close to the real Japan
  • Extensive use of public transport (bullet train, express & commuter trains, subway, ferry, bus and taxi)
  • Soft-adventure focus – natural environments and active engagement
  • Deep-dive focus – stay longer in one destination
  • Free time for your own exploring and food experiences

COMFORT TOURS

Summary

  • Premium-level (typically 4 to 5-star) accommodation including Japanese-style hotels with western beds
  • Limted to 8 guests (up to 4 couples) per tour
  • Private transfer to hotel upon arrival
  • Extensive use of private minivan
  • Guided strolls through urban backstreets
  • Comfortable pace of travel – stay in one destination longer
  • Most activities and meals included