Families Asia Japan Highlights of Japan

Highlights of Japan

10 days

This 10-day suggested itinerary offers you and your family the chance to explore the highlights of Japan. From the Zen-gardens of Kyoto to the busy city of Toyko - there's so much to explore and enjoy on this family adventure holiday to Japan.


10 days

Tailor-made family holidays to Japan

  • Explore the technology capital of the world - Toyko
  • Ride the bullet train
  • Explore Hiroshima
  • Relax in the Zen-gardens of Kyoto

This 10-day tailor-made family activity holiday offers you and your family the chance to explore the highlights of Japan. From the Zen-gardens of Kyoto to the busy city of Toyko - there's so much to explore and enjoy on this family adventure holiday to Japan.

Day 1/2. Arrive in Tokyo
Overnight flight to Tokyo where your guide will meet you at the airport and you will catch a shuttle bus to your hotel.
Day 3. Tour exploring Tokyo and river cruise to Odaiba Island
Your guide will collect you from the hotel and take you to Asakusa, Tokyo's old town. Your first stop will be Sensoji Templen where your guide will show you Japanese temple customs, then explore Kappabashi-dori 'Kitchen Town', stop off at a 'cat cafe' and go for a river cruise to Odaiba Island.
Day 4. Day at leisure
Spend the day at leisure exploring Tokyo. Why not visit the Ghibli Animation Studio Museum or the Miraikan (National Museum of Science and Innovation)? For family fun, visit Tokyo Disney or Disney Sea. Alternatively travel to Chiba or Yokohama.
Day 5. Bullet train to Hiroshima
Catch a bullet train to Hiroshima and spend the day exploring this well-known historical city. On August 6, 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. After years of recovery, Hiroshima is now a bustling city. Spend the night in a hotel in Hiroshima.
Day 6. Explore Hiroshima and visit the holy island of Miyajima
Visit the A-Bomb Dome, cross the Motoyasu Bridge to the Children's Peace Monument passing the Cenotaph for the A-Bomb Victims and finish the morning at the Peace memorial Museum. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant and then take a ferry to see the historical and religious sites on Miyajima Island.
Day 7. Travel to Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan
Take a train to Kyoto, home to over 2,000 temples and shrines, including 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Kyoto.
Day 8. Japanese bento cooking lesson, visit temples in Kyoto
Spend the morning learning how to prepare a Japanese bento box in a machiya, a traditional Japanese house. In the afternoon your guide will take you to Nijo Castle, built in 1603 and Kinkakuji Temple also known as the Golden Pavilion. Overnight in Kyoto.
Day 9. Day at leisure, flight to UK
Spend the day at your leisure before catching a shared shuttle van to Kansai International Airport to catch an overnight flight to the UK.
Day 10. Arrive UK.
  • PRICE: Please contact us for a quotation.
  • DURATION: 10 days