Battered Suitcase is offering a 16-day heritage tour of Japan, which takes in Tokyo, Nikko, Takayama, Kyoto and Nara using the fast bullet trains.

Highlights include a guided tour of Tokyo; a sake brewery; tea ceremony and a visit to the Nikko National Park with its World Heritage Site listed Toshorgu shrine. It also takes in the 2,000 tombs in Kyoto along with the ornamental castle of Nijo dating from 1603, a visit to the Hiroshima peace memorial park and the country’s third largest city, Osaka.

The tour is priced from £3,857 per person including return flights from London, 15 nights bed-and-breakfast accommodation with some main meals, an English speaking guide on certain days and admission into selected sites.

For more details call 0800 689 1586 or visit

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