MARCH, 2024
12 day itinerary

Explore Japan!


24th March – 4th April

April 4th – April 15th 

PRICE: €2850

Availability: FULLY BOOKED

Are you ready to embark on the trip of a lifetime? Because Janet’s Journeys is taking you on an epic group trip to Japan!

From the tranquil beauty of Kyoto to the vibrant energy of Tokyo’s bustling streets, to the breathtaking views from Mount Fuji, this itinerary is jam-packed with exciting activities that will take you on a whirlwind adventure through the heart and soul of Japan.

This trip is all about immersing yourself in Japanese culture, exploring hidden gems, and creating unforgettable memories with like-minded women.

Get ready to experience the best of Japan with Janet’s Journeys!

*Itinerary is subject to small changes

NOTE: This trip will be led by Janet!



What’s Included


  • Tour guides

  • All entry tickets

  • Japan Rail pass

  • All accommodation

  • Meals as stated 

  • All domestic transport

  • One airport pick up / drop off is included at a time that suits majority of the group


  • Excludes: 

● Additional snacks and any extra activities

● International Flights

● Travel insurance

● Tips for guides etc

  • Alcohol 



Throughout our stay in Japan, we will stay in a mixture of 3* and 4* hotels and guesthouses.

All rooms on all trips are shared, with 2 people in each room. We will partner you with an adventure buddy – an amazing way to make new friends! You’ll be moved around to pair up with a new friend every couple of nights.

All rooms will be twin or triplse sharing, private rooms. 


Day 1 - Tokyo

Welcome to the vibrant, energetic city of Tokyo!

After arriving and enjoying a group dinner, we’ll dive into the lively atmosphere of the Shinjuku area. Take a leisurely stroll through the bustling streets, where neon lights light up the cityscape.

We’ll discover the charm of Golden Gai, a neighbourhood filled with cosy bars and hidden gems for a taste of Tokyo’s nightlife.

Meals: Group welcome dinner

Day 2: Tokyo

It’s time for a full day exploring weird and wonderful Tokyo!

We will stop in the bustling district of Shibuya, a shopaholic’s paradise. Immerse yourself in the energy as we navigate through the huge shopping district, discovering trendy fashion boutiques, unique Japanese foods, so get ready to take in the hustle and bustle! 

And of course, we can’t miss crossing the iconic Scramble Crossing road, one of Japan’s most recognisable sights that perfectly captures Tokyo’s hectic atmosphere!

Continuing our adventure, we will visit famous temples like Meiji Jingu and Senso-ji. We may even get our fortune read with an Omikuji, a traditional fortune-telling paper! 

 As we explore further, we’ll stroll along Nakamise Shopping Street, a bustling street filled with shops selling traditional snacks, souvenirs, and local specialties.

Ready for some quirky experiences? We will definitely make time to visit some of Tokyo’s quirkiest cafes!

Meals: Street food lunch, group dinner


Day 3: Tokyo

Today we head out and explore some of the main neighbourhoods of Tokyo, like Harajuku and Akihabara!

Harajuku is famous for its colourful street art, unique fashion, with quirky cafes and trendy bars, while Akihabara is Tokyo’s electric town, a buzzing shopping hub with many shops that are especially devoted to anime and manga!

Harajuku area is also renowned for the tastiest sweet goods, such as sugary crêpes, bubble tea, rainbow candy floss, and some things on the weirder side… rainbow cheese grilled toastie, anyone?

We will take a walk along Takeshita Dori, a crazy area where we will get a chance to stuff our faces with unique street food! 

Get ready for some seriously cool themed cafes that Tokyo is famous for! Tokyo’s cafe culture goes beyond the ordinary, it’s a whole experience in itself!

Tonight we will do a night tour of Tokyo to learn about the best nightlife spots and eat more delicious street food!

Meals: Cafe lunch, group dinner


Day 4: Tokyo

It’s our last day in Tokyo and time to check out the best of the cherry blossoms! We’ll see which parks are best to photograph them and if there are any cherry blossom festivals going on!

If we have time, we’ll also head to one of T best observation decks, treating ourselves to a breathtaking panoramic view of the cityscape!

The late afternoon you can have some free time, before we finish the day with a group dinner.

Meals: lunch & dinner

Day 5: Mount Fuji

Time to leave Tokyo and head to the iconic Mount Fuji!

We’ll have a private bus to take us to the Mount Fuji area, one of the best places in all of Japan to see the cherry blossoms. 

We’ll stop off at Lake Kawaguchi and take a stunning boat cruise across the lake! 

We’ll cable car Mt. Fuji Panoramic Ropeway to ensure we get the best view of the famous mountain. A stop will also be made at the beautiful Arakurayama Sengen Park!

In the evening we’ll check into our hotel near the lake and enjoy an amazing sunset followed by dinner in this beautiful town.

Meals: group lunch

Feel free to wander with new friends to find dinner by yourselves.

Day 6: Atami

Our journey continues as our bus takes us to the coastal town of Atami, renowned for its onsen resorts and hot springs. Today is all about relaxation and rejuvenation as we immerse ourselves in the tranquil atmosphere of this stunning town.

Picture yourself enjoying the hot spring Onsen bath while soaking up the view of Mt Fuji in the background!

Meals: group dinner

Feel free to relax and grab a light lunch by yourselves

Day 7 - Kyoto

Today we are taking the famous bullet train to Kyoto! A beautiful place famous for ancient temples, enchanting gardens, and imperial palaces.

After we check in we’ll have some free time to explore the wonders of Kyoto including a visits to Red tori gates of Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kiyomizudera Temple, The Kinkaku-ji golden temple in Kyoto.

After a full day of exploring we will end the day with a group dinner.

Meals: group dinner.

Free time to get lunch by yourselves.

Day 8 - Kyoto

Time to continue our exploration of enchanting Kyoto, kickstarting the day by visiting the serene and dreamlike Arashiyama Bamboo Grove! An absolute must see in Kyoto. 

After we finish strolling around the grove, we head across to visit Tenryuji Temple and Hokanji Temple Pagoda.

Finishing our last day in Kyoto off with a group dinner.

Meals: lunch & dinner

Day 9: Nara

Today we’ll take a bus to Nara to meet the famous wild deer of Nara face to face!  We may actually see them bow back to you! 

We will make a trip to Kofuku-ji temple, one of EIGHT UNESCO world heritage sites that can be found in Nara!

Other attractions include Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga-Taisha temple and if time permits, we can take some free time to stroll around Yokishi-en gardens!

And of course, throughout the day we will have some delicious food options, as always.

Meals: lunch & dinner


Day 10: Osaka

Today, we’ll hop on a train from Kyoto to the vibrant city of Osaka, famous for its fairytale-like castle and known to be a foodie paradise!

We will spend the day exploring the city, climb the Umeda Sky Building and visit some cool and interesting neighbourhoods! 

In the evening we’ll do a street food tour of the city along the beautiful canals which are teeming with famous Japanese street food stalls.


Day 11: Osaka

Our last day in Osaka will be spent further exploring the city, visiting sites like Osaka Castle, temples followed by more shopping and eating!

The highlight of the day is an afternoon sushi-making class led by a top Japanese chef. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and discover the art of crafting delicious sushi. 

Meals:Sushi lunch & group dinner


Day 12: Fly Home

Sadly our amazing trip to Japan has come to an end and we’ll help everyone get to the airport in Osaka. 

You can either fly home from Osaka airport or take a train or domestic flight back to Tokyo and fly out from there.


Want to join? 

Click here to send an email to janetsgrouptrips@gmail.com letting me know briefly WHY you want to come, and then I’ll let you know if a spot is yours or not. Once I email you back and confirm, you can pay the deposit to secure your spot.


Terms and Conditions 

Your deposit is non refundable. 

For the balance of your payment, I can refund you the full amount (minus your deposit) up to 8 weeks before the trip begins should you have an emergency / illness / need to cancel.

Anything closer than 8 weeks, I cannot refund you. I suggest you take out travel insurance that covers trip cancellations, that way should something happen like you get Covid, you will get a full payout from your insurance company.

Feel free to email me should you have any questions about payment methods, payments schedule etc.

Please not this itinerary is subject to small changes due to un forseen circumstances that may arise.



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