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Backroads of Japan


11 Day tour

Tokyo to Kyoto

Tokyo and Kyoto—the modern and imperial capitals of Japan, respectively—represent the perfect merger of the ancient and the contemporary. On this trip, you’ll thoroughly explore both and everything in between, from traditional villages and miles of rice fields to ancient temples and the stunning vistas of the Japanese Alps. Snow monkeys, geishas, the teeming pedestrian scrambles of Tokyo’s Shibuya district, and the impossibly friendly staff of your traditional ryokan are just a few of the locals you’ll meet and never forget. 


What's Included


Your G for Good Moment: Hagi Community Homestay, Hagi
Your Hands-On Moment: Traditional Paper-making Lesson, Mihomisumi-eki. Modern Tokyo walking tour. Zenkoji Temple visit (Nagano). Jigokudani Monkey Park visit (Matsumoto). Matsumoto Castle visit. Hagi orientation walk. Hagi cycling tour. Tottori sand dunes visit. Tottori fish market visit. Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine visit. Japan Rail (JR) pass (7 days). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.



Experience the bustle of modern Tokyo, visit the Zenkoji temple in the Japanese Alps, discover the snow monkeys bathing in the hot springs, cycle the Kibi Plains, explore Kyoto's temples.


Tour starts in Tokyo and finishes in Kyoto

Group size: Max 15, average 12

Meals included: 3 breakfasts, 1 dinner



  • Tokyo (3 days)
  • Nagana -shi (2 days)
  • Matsumoto (1 day)
  • Takayama (2 days)
  • Kurashiki (2 days)
  • Kyoto (2 days)


Tour price starts from €2279 per person

Travel from May to December 2019.

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