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School trips to Japan

Experience a country of contrasts, efficiency, technology and tradition. Explore the bustling Tokyo, peaceful national sites and beyond.

  • Key stage 4 - 16+
  • Dedicated tour guide
  • Year round

Experience Japan, a country of contrasting technology and tradition

Our educational and cultural tours of Japan can be tailored to your educational focus, from the cultural experiences of Tokyo and Kyoto to the historical implications of Hiroshima we will create an itinerary to match your learning outcomes.

Japan offers cultural discovery at its best, The Land of the Rising Sun is steeped in ancient tradition and ceremony, but it is also a place where innovation thrives. With futuristic high-rise cities, Imperial Palaces, mountainous national parks, thousands of shrines and temples, vibrant food and geothermal pools you can cover a range of subjects such as Business studies & Economics, Geography, ITC, History or Politics.

Tour highlights include Tokyo's Imperial Palace and Ueno park, Tokyo’s oldest temple Asakusa Kannon, Roppongi Hills and the Akihabara Technology district and the famous Shibuya Crossing.  Visiting Mt Fuji and the Hakone National Park famous for hot springs. Taking the high-speed bullet train to see Kyoto’s cobbled streets, its gilded buildings and the ancient arts of calligraphy, Geishas and tea ceremonies.  Spending a day in Hiroshima visiting the Peace Park and Atomic Bomb Dome, to contemplate the legacy of the 1945 atomic bomb at the city’s wealth of monuments and memorials.

A few of the highlights from our school trips to Japan:

  • Tokyo Imperial Palace
  • Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park
  • Golden Pavilion
  • Nijo Castle
  • Edo Tokyo Museum

We can tailor your itinerary to your unique learning requirements, please contact us for a bespoke quote.

Day 1

  • Depart UK

Day 2

  • Arrive in Tokyo
  • Explore Tokyo

Day 3

  • Tokyo Imperial Palace
  • Asakusa Kannon Temple
  • Edo Tokyo Museum
  • Roppongi Hills

Day 4

  • Meiji Shrine
  • Rikugien Japanese Landscape Garden
  • Akihabara Technology District

Day 5

  • Mount Fuji Fifth Station
  • Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park

Day 6

  • Travel from Hakone to Kyoto by private coach and bullet train

Day 7

  • Golden Pavilion
  • Nijo Castle
  • Sanjusangendo Hall
  • Kiyomizu Temple

Day 8

  • Himeji Castle
  • Kobe
  • Hiroshima
  • Depart

Day 9

  • Arrive home

Our long haul school trips include:

  • A detailed itinerary with pre-booked excursions
  • Board and lodging  as specified in your itinerary
  • Return flights and overseas transfers
  • Approximately one free teacher place for every 10 students on the trip
  • 24-hour emergency back-up service
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Assistance with inspection visits
  • Some of our long-haul trips will also include a guide

Extras to budget for:

  • School to airport transfers and meals en route (if required)
  • Visa charges and supplements for small parties, single rooms and additional adults
  • Local tourist taxes which can only be paid in cash to the hotel
  • Entrances other than those specified in your itinerary
  • Hotel damage deposits


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