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Tailor-made Japan holidays

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Discover Japan on an original tailor-made tour

  • Immersive local experiences

  • Hand-picked accommodation

  • 24/7 in-destination support

Where the ancient meets the ultra-modern, Japan offers up a holiday like no other. Our specialists have travelled all around this fascinating nation and they’re here to help you discover the very best of it.

Hike the path of the Samurai in Kumano Kodo, sleep in a Buddhist temple in Koyasan, be dazzled by the lights and street food of Osaka… let’s start planning your dream Japan holiday.

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Pick your itinerary or build your own

All of our Japan holidays are tailor-made and fully flexible, but to give you some inspiration we’ve created a range of original itineraries, alongside our unique bite-sized trips which allow you to build your own ideal itinerary.

To get started, pick your favourites and send them our way, or simply get in touch for a little expert help.

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A peek at our Japan experiences

Here are a few of our favourite itineraries and bite-sized trips to get things going.

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Japan in a Nutshell

  • Tokyo - Hakone/Mount Fuji - Kyoto - Tokyo
  • 10 days / 9 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 2,349.- per person (excluding flights)
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Bite-sized trip

Let’s Go Tokyo!

  • Tokyo
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £ 529.- per person (excluding flights)
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At the foot of Fuji

  • Hakone/Mount Fuji
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £ 374.- per person (excluding flights)
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Ancient Forts & Futuristic Cities

  • Tokyo - Hakone/Fuji - Hiroshima - Kyoto - Osaka - Kanazawa - Tokyo
  • 15 days / 14 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 3,429.- per person (excluding flights)
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Castle in the Clouds

  • Matsumoto
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £ 439.- per person (excluding flights)
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Speak to our Japan specialist, David

“I love the retro-futuristic vibes of Tokyo, not to mention the tasty donburi! Staying in a traditional ryokan and bathing in the natural hot springs (onsen) are particular highlights for me.”

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Why book with Rickshaw Travel

✔ Original holiday experiences

From the foot of Fuji to the temples of Kanazawa, our local connections mean that your holiday is anything but ordinary. Enjoy hand-picked accommodation, unique experiences, and the flexibility to tailor-make things just for you.


✔ Expert advice

From your first call to your flight home, your personal travel specialist will be there to share their first-hand experience and ensure you’re fully prepared for your adventure.


✔ Worry-free travel

Seamless transport and logistics, 24/7 local support throughout, full ABTOT financial protection, and sustainability certified by Travelife. Book your holiday with peace of mind.

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More Japan information and inspiration

Got some questions about travelling to Japan? Our travel blog has lots of helpful information and inspiration for your trip. Check out some of our blogs below to get started. 

Rickshaw brings you closer

Japan has some internationally known places which we would always recommend including in your itinerary, but we also love to show off the lesser-explored places where you can get a true taste of Japanese culture. 

Our travel specialists are passionate about helping you plan a memorable and meaningful trip to Japan. With bags of knowledge, they can help you create the holiday to Japan you’ve always wanted. If you are looking for helpful tips to get started check out our inspiration page.

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Travel with impact

Meaningful travel is at the core of what we do at Rickshaw Travel. Ensuring you experience the real destination whilst having a positive impact on the people, places and communities you visit. We use small-scale locally run accommodation wherever we can in Japan and utlise local guides extensive knowledge for the best experience possible. We look to maintain fair prices so in turn our guides, drivers and hoteliers can earn a fair wage, whilst you have an unforgettable holiday to Japan.

Practical information about Japan

The practical side to planning a trip to Japan isn’t always at the top of anyones list but we are here to help. We have put together some advice to help you before and during your trip – then you can focus on the exciting bit!

Get the low down on all you need to know from visas, passport info and money matters to the best time to travel to Japan.

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