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1 Month-Long Japan Tour

Single package:
Twin package:
Triple package:
  • 2 x 14 Day Japan Rail Passes
  • JPY 1,500 Pasmo Card for use on the non JR trains
  • Tokyo Full Day Guided Tour including lunch
  • Shirakawago and Ainokura Day Tour
  • Kyoto Half Day Guided Morning Tour
  • 6 nights at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel - Tokyo
  • 2 nights at the Hakone Hotel inc. breakfast - Hakone
  • 2 nights at the Hida Hotel Plaza inc. breakfast - Takayama
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Mystays Premier Hotel - Kanazawa
  • 3 nights at the Hotel Granvia - Okayama
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Granvia - Hiroshima
  • 5 nights at the Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo - Kyoto
  • 2 nights at the Nikko Station Hotel Classic inc. breakfast - Nikko
  • 3 nights at the Hotel Metropolitan Sendai East - Sendai
  • 2 nights at the Art Hotel - Hirosaki

This Tour enjoyed the biggest spike in sales in 2023 as our clients showed a desire to travel for longer.

Experience Japan's main island to the fullest with our One Month Long Tour of Honshu. Explore the north, south and everywhere in between on this wonderful adventure. This tour also includes a number of rest days which provides a perfect opportunity to take a break and immerse yourself in the local culture.

*inclusions shown in the bullet points - package does not include airfares


Day 23: Sendai - Matsushima - Sendai
Matsushima Bay, Sendai

Matsushima Bay, Sendai

From Sendai Station board a JR Senseki Line train to Matsushima Kaigan Station. (40 mins) From here it is a ten minute walk to Zuiganji Temple. (08:00 - 15:30/JPY700)

Originally established in 828AD, Zuiganji is one of the most important Zen Buddhist temples in northern Japan. Built at the end of a period of long, civil wars, the temple features a watchtower and nightingale alarm floors which are more commonly defence features found in castles. The temple is surrounded by small caves where monks once lived and prayed.

Next, visit Etsuin Temple (08:30 - 16:00/JPY300), a short walk from Zuiganji. Etsuin Temple is home to the mausoleum of samurai ruler, Date Masamune's grandson, who died mysteriously at age 19. The Mausoleum is decorated with western designs and symbols brought back from Europe on a trade mission sent by Date Masamune.

Enjoy a hot matcha green tea and Japanese sweet at the Kanrantei Tea House. (08:30 - 16:30/JPY150 entry; JPY300-700 for tea) *Place your tea and sweet orders at the ticket booth. The Kanrantei Tea House is the tea house of the ruling Date family and once served tea to samurai and royal guests. Now the tea house is open to the public and overlooks Matsushima Bay.

Take a sightseeing boat trip around Matsushima Bay and its 260 islands. A number of companies offer 50 minute cruises that depart from the pier next to the rest house. (departs hourly 09:00 - 15:00/JPY1,500)

Return to Sendai in the late afternoon.

Stay: Hotel Metropolitan Sendai East - 2/3

Japan Package Tours will be happy to prepare you a personalised itinerary to suit your budget and preferences.
Contact us now for a no-obligation quotation.


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