Southern Japan Tours 2017/2018

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Southern Japan Tours

Explore the secluded wonders in Kyushu & Shikoku, Japan's southern islands shrouded in legend and mystery during a fully escorted Japan tour vacation!

Southern Japan Tours
Cherry Blossom 8 Days

Southern Japan Tours
Cherry Blossom 7 Days

Southern Japan Tours
Autumn & Winter

Southern Japan Tours
Summer

Takamatsu Ritsurin Garden
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Naruto Whirlpools
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Tokushima Awa Odori Dance
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Matsuyama Dogo Onsen
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Duration7 nights 8 days6 nights 7 days7 nights 8 days7 nights 8 days
Start
End
Osaka to OsakaOsaka to OsakaOsaka to OsakaOsaka to Osaka
AvailableMarch, AprilMarch, AprilOctober - FebruaryMay - September
Meals14 Meals12 Meals15 Meals15 Meals
Pricefrom
$3,498
$3,148
per person
from
$3,298
$2,968
per person
from
$2,998
$2,849
per person
from
USD 2998
per person
Single SupplementUSD 700USD 600USD 700USD 700
Tour HighlightsMiyajima, Hiroshima Peace Park, Himeji Castle, Dogo Onsen, Takachiho Gorge, Beppu, Kumamoto Castle, Tokushima, Ritsurin GardenItsukushima Shrine, Hiroshima Peace Park, Dogo Onsen, Takachiho Gorge, Beppu, Kumamoto Castle, Awa-Odori Museum, Ritsurin GardenMiyajima, Naruto Whirlpool, Hiroshima Peace Park, Himeji Castle, Dogo Onsen, Takachiho Gorge, Kumamoto Castle, Tokushima, Ritsurin GardenItsukushima Shrine, Nagasaki, Tour of Hell, Naruto Whirlpool, Hiroshima Peace Park, Himeji Castle, Dogo Onsen, Takachiho Gorge, Kumamoto Castle, Awa-Odori Museum, Ritsurin Garden
Hokkaido
Tokyo
Hakone
Nagano
Kyoto
Nara
Osaka
Hiroshima
Fukuoka
Kumamoto
Miyazaki
Shikoku
Okinawa

Destinations

Venture south to the scenic islands of Shikoku and Kyushu, and enjoy the rural charms of Japan!

Southern Japan Tours Series

For the adventure seeker looking to go beyond the flashy lights of the city, our Southern Japan Tour packages are designed to show you a the charms of Japan you can't experience in the bigger cities like Tokyo or Kyoto. Starting in Osaka, we will travel to the southern regions of Japan, including the mythical spots of Kyushu and rustic allure of Shikoku. These two islands capture the spirit and essence of a more traditional feel for Japan. Visit natural wonders that influenced Japan's deep connections with nature, including the breath taking Takachiho gorge, or while walking through the Zen-inducing Ritsurin Garden. We include all the stops that capture the Japanese Experience while still keeping things fresh and unique so even the most season travelers can enjoy our tour package. These tours also visit Kumamoto, which was struck by an earthquake in 2016 and has come a long way since. Feel the spirit of resilience and inspiration while visiting the famous Kumamoto Castle! Come explore the secluded wonders and be the first among your friends to explore this uncharted territory through Kumamoto, Beppu, Matsuyama, Kagawa, Tokushima, and more!

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1. Cherry Blossom | Southern Japan Tours

Departure: 2018 03/24 , 03/29 , 04/05

7 Nights 8 Days  From :  $3,498   $3,148 pp

During the spring season, there's nothing more beautiful than all of the cherry blossoms blooming. While many enjoy this season in Tokyo or Kyoto, the cherry blossoms can be enjoyed almost anywhere. During this time, there's nothing more beautiful than seeing all of the most popular destinations in Shikoku & Kyushu while cherry blossoms burst fourth onto the scene

Our Cherry Blossom Southern Japan Tour is the perfect way to experience the hidden treasures of Japan during the most popular season. With eight days to explore west of Japan, enjoy visiting the temples, hot-springs, and natural wonders of Kumamoto, Takachiho, Beppu, and more. You can also extend this tour before/after your stay in Osaka!

Journey to the remote islands of Shikoku & Kyushu through Hiroshima

Osaka - Hiroshima - Fukuoka - Nagasaki - Kumamoto - Takachiho - Beppu - Dogo

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2. Cherry Blossom | Southern Japan Tours

Departure: 2018 03/29 , 04/17

6 Nights 7 Days  From :  $3,298   $2,968 pp

Similar to our 8 day tour, enjoy Japan's lush spring season while you explore the southern treasures of Japan during our Cherry Blossom Southern Japan Tour 7 Day package. We include the best spots of Hiroshima, while taking in the best sights of the southern islands. Enjoy the charms of Japan without the crowded atmosphere you'd find in other parts of the country.

Discover the natural beauties of Kyushu and Shikoku, including temples, shrines, and some of the most awe-inspiring nature locations Japan has to offer! When the cherry blossoms are in bloom, the whole country partakes in enjoying the beauty of the season. Enjoy seeing cherry blossoms through the best spots Southern Japan has to offer during this seven day adventure. You can also extend this tour before/after your stay in Osaka!

Cherry blossoms make every destination from Hiroshima to Osaka unforgettable on this southern journey!

Hiroshima - Kumamoto - Takachiho - Beppu - Dogo - Takamatsu

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3. Southern Japan Tour | Autumn & Winter

Departure: 2017 09/30 , 10/14

7 Nights 8 Days  From :  $2,998   $2,849 pp

Release yourself from the shackles of ordinary while exploring the nature-filled marvel that is southern Japan. Our Highlights of Southern Japan Tour packages are the ideal packages for those who want to visit Japan, without being too caught in all of the sight-seeing in popular destinations like Tokyo or Kyoto. Travel south through Hiroshima and the southern islands of Shikoku and Kyushu for memories and amazement.

This unique fully escorted Highlights of Southern Japan Tour highlights the charms of the southern islands, showcasing the finest attractions in Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Himeji, Kumamoto, and so much more. Enjoy the famous floating torii gates of Miyajima, and the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Parks while we visit myth-inspiring attractions like Dogo Onsen and Takachiho Gorge.

This tour includes plenty of cultural experiences to immerse you in Japanese culture, including a stay in a Japanese style hotel where you can take a relaxing dip in the hot springs. Enjoy local specialties during your tour and see the best of southern Japan during your stay. You can also extend your stay in Japan before/after your Japan tour in Osaka!

Journey past the ordinary to locations tourists don't always explore.

Osaka - Hiroshima - Nagasaki - Kumamoto - Takachiho - Beppu - Matsuyama - Tokushima

4. Southern Japan Tours | Summer

4. Southern Japan Tours | Summer

7 Nights 8 Days From : $2,998 pp

Join us for an unforgettable journey through southern Japan during our Southern Japan Tour package for the Summer! Heat things up with a nature-filled vacation that captures the traditional feel of Japan, without having to visit the densely packed cities of Tokyo or Kyoto. Our packages are ideal for the traveler looking to see something new, without sacrificing key Japanese experiences!

Our Southern Japan Tour - Summer packages crafted to provide the ultimate experience when traveling through Shikoku & Kyushu. Begin your tour in Osaka and make your way through the various islands, stopping at the must-see locations along the way. Take thousands of photos by the end of your journey, and enjoy sampling some of the freshest flavors and local specialties you won't get elsewhere.

Enjoy Osaka, Hiroshima, Himeji, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, and so much more while you find yourself in Japan's country-side. You can also extend your stay before/after your tour in Osaka!

Transcend past the ordinary during a vacation through Hiroshima, Kyushu, and Shikoku!

Osaka - Hiroshima - Nagasaki - Kumamoto - Takachiho - Beppu - Matsuyama - Tokushima

Standard on All Tours

  • Excellent mix of fine Western style hotels and Japanese style Ryokan
  • Most Meals (Western & Japanese Cuisine)
  • All ground transportation in Japan
  • Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities
  • Round-trip airport transfers (on designated tour dates; see details)
  • Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide
  • Free Wifi in Bus & Most hotels
  • No local payment

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