The sheer level of energy in Tokyo is the most striking aspect of Japan’s capital city. Sightseeing in its streets can be a neon assault that’s quite enthralling, but there are areas of calm too, as well older traditions in evidence. Spring is an excellent time to visit to witness the cherry blossom blooming, but any time of year is good here.
Take an evening stroll through the Shinjuku district of Tokyo and every preconceived image of modern Japan will be there to greet you: the thronging crowds decked out in the wildest fashions, towering skyscrapers, flashing neon and all the noise and excitement of what is probably the world’s ultimate metropolis.
The iconic Palace Hotel is contemporary in style and in one of the most desirable locations in Tokyo. With outdoor terraces, balconies and incredible views it is a great addition to Tokyo's collection of luxury properties.
The 84-room Aman Tokyo is located just a hop, skip and a jump from Tokyo Station and occupies the top six floors of the Otemachi Tower. With traditional chic Aman style, you will find an urban sanctuary in the heart of buzzing Tokyo.
Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
The Mandarin Oriental is a chic hotel located in a commanding position high above the busy metropolis of Tokyo, giving unparalleled views. It is just a short distance from the exclusive Ginza shopping area and the Imperial Palace Gardens.
Offering commanding views of the city and Imperial Palace Gardens, The Peninsula is an icon on the Tokyo cityscape. Luxurious comfort, sophisticated facilities and the legendary Peninsula service make this one of the most exclusive properties in Tokyo.
Located 37 floors above the Tokyo Shiodome area, The Conrad Tokyo is a luxury contemporary, Japanese-influenced design hotel with superior views over Tokyo Bay and this vibrant, dynamic city.
Four Seasons Otemachi
A celebration of understated elegance, with sweeping views, chic minimalist décor, first-class chefs, soothing spa and spectacular sky-high terrace, the hotel provides a serene and luxurious sanctuary from the bustle of the city below.
Brilliantly located close by to Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace, Hoshinoya Tokyo is one of Tokyo's most unique hotels. Drawing inspiration from a traditional Japanese ryokan, this 17 story city hotel offers peaceful respite from the bustling city.
Park Hotel Tokyo
Park Hotel is a fantastic option in Tokyo and offers a rarity in the city of being both a design hotel and affordable in one. With a great central location and focus on art, this is a brilliant base especially for anyone that is a modern culture vulture.
Park Hyatt Tokyo
The Park Hyatt Tokyo is a prominent feature in Tokyo's skyline, comprising three interconnecting towers in the vibrant area of Shinjuku. Luxury accommodation and the latest in technology, style and design dominate the hotel.
The Edition Toranomon
Designed by architect Kengo Kuma and hotel guru, Ian Schrager, the Tokyo Edition is full of style and spirit. On the upper floors of a skyscraper, the jungle-like lobby, minimalist rooms, and buzzy scene, make this a popular choice.
Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima & Hakone
Japan is one of the most fascinating destinations in Asia and this classic itinerary is perfect for those wanting to experience the delightful diversity of the country, with stops at the main highlights of Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima and Hakone.
GBP £8,200 pp
Osaka, Kyoto, Takayama & Tokyo
Dive straight into the buzz and throng of life in Japan with this epic and immersive trip. Staying in the very best spots for cultural highlights, unique diversity and culinary delights, you'll venture through the country led by your taste buds. Experience an array of regional cuisines alongside mesmerising scenery and exciting nightlife.
GBP £10,400 pp
Family Fun in Japan
Tokyo, Takayama, Kanazawa & Kyoto
Designed to appeal to adults and children alike, this awesome Japan tour takes in the neon-lit metropolis of Tokyo, with its distinctive cultural traditions of kawaii (cute), anime and cosplay. Then go cycling in the Japanese Alps, stay in a traditional ryokan inn and learn how to cook like a local in Kyoto.
GBP £5,900 pp
Japan with Kids
Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto
An action-packed adventure for all the family, experience Japan’s highlights during a school break or combined with a Southeast Asian beach trip. Experience iconic pop culture in Tokyo, marvel at the natural beauty of rural Hakone and Mount Fuji, then ride the bullet train to Kyoto, laden with Japan’s rich geisha, samurai and ninja heritage.
GBP £5,900 pp
Tokyo, Kiso Valley, Kyoto, Miyajimaguchi & Lake Kawaguchi (Mount Fuji)
Japan is often praised for its rich culture and history while its natural wonder goes overlooked. Take in a different side of Japan by exploring the Nakasendo Walking Trail, an ancient postal route that winds through wild forests. You'll also experience the country's most inspiring cities and the beautiful surrounds of Miyajima and Lake Kawaguchi.
GBP £8,400 pp
Tokyo, Yamashiro Onsen, Kyoto, Ise Peninsula
Ignite the senses as you take an awe-inspiring tour through Japan in limitless luxury, enjoying the eclectic mix of madcap modernity and tranquil tradition. Slip between skyscrapers, savour sake, and be stunned by samurai. Headquarter at some of the most exclusive hotels and native ryokans while enjoying unparalleled service and delectable cuisine.
Japan in Spring - Cherry Blossom Season
Tokyo, Kanazawa, Miyajima, Kyoto & Hakone
Explore and marvel during Sakura season, when beautiful cherry blossom blankets the country. Taking you throughout the island of Honshu, visit Japan in spring to see a nation in full bloom. The unfolding beauty continues through Hakone National Park and Miyajima Island, two of the best and most picturesque places to see Japan’s famed blossom.
GBP £13,800 pp
Taste of Japan
Tokyo, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Osaka
Savour the chance to tour Japan through world-class cuisine on this food-focused trip. Awarded heritage status by UNESCO, Japanese food is an art form and integral to the country’s culture. Experience the rituals and exquisite aesthetic of kaiseki dining, enjoy a private sushi masterclass, delight in the street food, and sip smooth sake.
GBP £8,300 pp