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TTC Tour Brands Japan Tours Start Selling Out After Country Reopens

Japan will reopen on October 11 for individual visa-free travel and TTC Tour Brands says travelers are eager to return to the East Asian country.

Trafalgar, contiki and luxury gold Itineraries in Japan are filling up fast with several departure dates already sold out as tour companies turn to an influx of travelers flocking to cultural and historical sites with fewer restrictions.

“Our guests are eager to return to Japan and we are delighted to take them there. We have seen a rush in bookings, with several of our itineraries selling out quickly for 2022 and 2023,” said Melissa Da Silva, President TTC Tour Brands North America. “It’s encouraging to see that another much sought-after location is once again accessible to travellers. Guests hoping to visit Japan soon can still do so on Luxury Gold’s Majestic Japan this coming spring and on Trafalgar’s Splendors of Japan and Contiki’s Japan Unrivalled, Japan in A Week and more in 2023.”

TTC Tour Brands’ range of guided tours offer travelers the opportunity to see the incredible destination in a way that suits them best.

From groups aimed at young adults to slow-paced luxury adventures, each itinerary aims to provide guests with in-depth experiences that provide insight into Japanese culture and history through hands-on activities and the expert knowledge of our tour directors. travel and local specialists.

Trafalgar’s two Japanese routes are ready for travelers excited to explore Japan in 2023:

  • Splendors of Japan allows guests to explore both iconic cities and mountainous landscapes of Japan over the course of nine days with nights spent in Tokyo and Kyoto to begin and end the Japanese adventure. Travelers will discover beautiful Mount Fuji and the Five Lakes District, the UNESCO mountain village of Gokayama, and learn Japanese crafts like washi paper making with a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER experience before venturing on the express train to Kyoto .
  • classic japan offers guests the opportunity to dive deep into four iconic cities – Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima and Osaka with multiple nights in each over the course of 10 days. With intercity travel by express train, travelers will explore Ameyoko Street Market, UNESCO-listed Kinkakuji Temple, visit a local farmer at his tea plantation in Sumiyama Village, take a ferry to Miyajima Island to the UNESCO-listed Itsukushima Shrine in Hiroshima and cruise along the Okawa River in Osaka.

Social travel company for travelers aged 18-35, Contiki, is offering three Japan itineraries with multiple full departure dates for 2022 as customers eagerly await the reopening:

  • Japan in a week offers guests a week-long adventure exploring the country’s biggest cities, Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. Guests will venture to Nakamise Street, Harajuku, and Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo, discover traditional teahouses and the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto, and stroll through Dontonburi to taste delicious street food in Osaka.
  • Winter Wonder in Japan guides travelers through the wonders of Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto and Osaka in winter with the option to embark on a skiing adventure at Hakuba Ski Resort.
  • Japan without equal offers guests a combination of city and rural life for 13 days with city tours of Tokyo, Hiroshima, Osaka, and Kyoto as well as the Hakone Mountains, Takayama countryside, and Mount Koya for a guesthouse stay Buddhist hosts. Travelers will have plenty of opportunities to explore both urban and rural Japanese life with visits to fish markets and temples, sake tasting and sushi making classes, attending a morning Buddhist service and even more.

Luxury Gold offers a Japan itinerary with several departure dates already sold out in 2023:

  • majestic japan takes guests on an 11-day adventure through the island country with stops in Osaka, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Tokyo, Sendai and the Oirase Gorge and more. Travelers will participate in exclusive VIP experiences, including a meeting with a Hiroshima bombing survivor and a private sake tasting with a master brewer, as well as other exciting experiences such as exploring Osaka Castle, Kachi-Kachi Ropeway in Mount Fuji, take a private cruise on Matsushima Bay and more.

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