As the world leader in travel experiences since 1947, we connect you to the real Japan in a way like no other. A bewitching blend of old and new, Japan takes you on a journey from timeless traditions to gleaming futurism. The country’s beautiful landscapes range from the snow-capped peak of Mount Fuji to gorgeous cherry blossom gardens, while the history stretches for centuries. Discover feudal castles, the customs of the geisha and samurai, the WWII tragedy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the modern rebirth into a land of astonishing technology. A Japan holiday with Trafalgar takes you from the neon skyscrapers of Tokyo to the historic Ameyoko Street Market, and from the high-speed bullet train to the ancient Buddhist temples of Kyoto. Meet a Tea Master and discover the art of the Japanese tea ceremony, and enjoy a kaiseki dinner in a traditional ryokan in the mountains. From learning how to make sushi, to sampling sake on the Edo-style streets of Takayama, we’ll reveal all the intriguing layers of Japan. Travel with us and unlock the infinite possibilities thanks to our exclusive Trafalgar Highlights.
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Other things to know before you go
Depending on your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date here. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.