School Trip to Tokyo

Truly a trip of a lifetime, this unique school trip to Japan will immerse and engage students in Japan’s unique culture. Visiting temples, a Homestay Farm, local restaurants and shrines, in both Tokyo and Kyoto, this trip offers an authentic glimpse into the real customs and traditions of this amazing country.

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Visits

  • Nikko World Heritage: This includes the Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Yomeimon gate which was constructed in 1636 and decorated with more than 500 carvings; the Toshogu Shinto Shrine, Buddhist temples dedicated to the Shogun, a designated national treasure.
  • The Asakusa Temple: Also known as Sanja-sama (Shrine of the Three Gods), this is one of the most famous Shinto shrines in Tokyo. The shrine honours the three men who founded the Sensō-ji and is part of a larger group of sacred buildings in the area.
  • The Meiji Shrine in Kyoto: A shrine dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken.
  • Harajuku: An area is known internationally as a centre of Japanese youth culture and fashion with many youth-oriented, independent boutiques and cafés.
  • Taiko workshop: This introduce students to traditional Japanese drumming technique, including warm-up exercises and stretching, they will learn the fluency between music and movement.
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine: This popular shrine is thought to have as many as 32,000 sub-shrines throughout Japan and sits at the base of a mountain with trails up the mountain containing many smaller shrines, each donated by a Japanese business.

We can organise language lessons. Please contact us for more details.

Where to stay

In Tokyo: the Sunshine City Prince Hotel or a similar 3 star hotel.

In Kyoto: the Karasuma Kyoto Hotel or a similar 3 star hotel.

Sample Itinerary

Day One

Depart UK airport for overnight flight to Japan.

Day Two

Arrive at Narita or Haneda (Tokyo) airport. Transfer to Nikko World Heritage site for a visit. Dinner at a Japanese banquet room. Enjoy a Japanese hot spring bath “Onsen”, wearing a cotton Kimono, and stay in a traditional Ryokan.

Day Three

Short visit to the Nikko Toshogu Shrine, a world heritage site. Transfer to farm stays area of Tochigi Pref to experience a Farm Stay. Stay in a local home or in local accommodation.

Day Four

Half day sightseeing in Tokyo, visiting the Asakusa Temple with its Nakamise arcade. Take part in a Taiko workshop or enjoy a Sumida river cruise. Lunch with Sushi making experience. Check in to your hotel.

Day Five

Ride the bullet train to Kyoto. Half day sightseeing in Kyoto, visiting the Nijo Castle, Kiyomizdera Temple, Gion district. Early dinner at a local restaurant, Japanese dining experience. Make your way to your hotel.

Day Six

Full day’s sightseeing in Hiroshima & Miyajima, also visiting Miyama a small village to interact with local people. Farewell dinner at the Local restaurant.

Day Seven

Transfer to Kansai (Osaka) airport to begin your journey home.

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