Japan in June

Summer in Japan lasts from June to August, even into September depending on location. The season is hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from 20 to 30 °C (70 to 90 °F) depending on location. July and August are usually the hottest months. For those averse to heat the mountains Chugoku, and Shikoku provide shelter from seasonal winds, bringing mild weather. Another cooler area is in the Japanese Alps, Tohoku (northeast Honshu), and Hokkaido island. Some of Japan’s most colorful matusri (festivals) occur over the summer such as Kyoto’s Gion Matsuri, Osaka’s Tenjin Matsuri, and the Awa Odori festival in Tokushima, on the island of Shikoku. It is also a season of Hanabi  (fireworks), the nation taking its hanabi taikai displays seriously indeed. The season is also an ideal one for hikers; those looking for a chance to climb the iconic Mount Fuji can start planning hikes from July 1, when the mountainside opens up for climbers, though July through late August has the best climbing conditions.

Suggested Itineraries

A Japanese Journey - Tokyo to the Noto Peninsula

This 13-day itinerary is a treat for anyone, a confirmed fan of Japan or not. Experience the buzz and bustle of Tokyo from the traditional wards to the ultra-modern architecture. You’ll travel across the country on the high-speed bullet trains, or by private transfer, visiting rural Yamanaka, historic Kanazawa on the west coast of Honshu, and Kyoto.

Interest Romance
Duration
13 days / 12 nights
Price Per Person
From $17,900

Pursue Your Passion: Celebrate the Arts in Five of Asia's Most Captivating Capitals

In just 12 days, experience Asia’s most influential art capitals in resplendent style – stunning galleries, world-class collections and irresistible exhibits awash in history. Join us for a one-of-a-kind adventure to five beautiful, classic Asian capitals, where ambitious travel meets celebrated art culture, and inspiration abounds.

Interest Art
Duration
12 days / 11 nights
Price Per Person
From $63,000

Relax & Rejuvenate: Babymoon in Japan

Offering a balanced mix of relaxation and cultural immersion, this 9-day itinerary is designed for an expectant couple seeking a romantic getaway together.

Interests Romance, Post-covid, Wellness
Duration
9 days / 8 nights
Price Per Person
From $16,300

Spiritual Japan: A Sacred Journey Through the Path of Prayer

This extraordinary 10-day itinerary promises a holistic experience of the body, mind and soul. Discover Japan’s ancient capital, Kyoto; follow the Path of Prayer throughout the sacred Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage and immerse yourself in the unique Japanese culture and traditions while being surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
 

Interest Spirituality
Duration
10 days / 9 nights
Price Per Person
From $31,100

Tokyo Getaways: Poetic Bays and Gorges of Miyagi

Just a quick bullet train ride north of Tokyo will take you off the beaten path to the region of Tohoku, a rugged landscape of poetic scenic beauty. This four-day journey takes you on an adventure through Miyagi prefecture where you will taste oysters straight from the sea, cruise across the acclaimed Matsushima Bay, unwind at a hot spring village, and stroll along a dramatic gorge. 

Interests Cuisine, Amazing, Landscapes, Wellbeing
Duration
4 days / 3 nights
Per Person Per Day
Extension: Optional add-on to your itinerary.

Kyoto to Greece - Aman Jet Expeditions | April 17 - 3 May, 2022

Join us on the adventure of a lifetime aboard a private Airbus ACJ 318 for the Aman Jet Expedition from Kyoto to Greece. Six beautiful Amans, 16 nights, discover some of the cultural and natural treasures of Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, UAE, Turkey, and Greece.

Date
April 17 - 3 May, 2022
Price Per Person
Enquire for price.

Central Hokkaido for Adventurers

Take an adventurous 7-day luxury journey through the center of Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, the country’s outdoor playground. You’ll snowshoe to the summit of Mt Taisetsu, sink into a steaming hot spring bath, canoe the thrilling Kushiro river, and enjoy Hokkaido delicacies like chocolate and ramen.

Interests Sports, Off, The, Grid
Duration
7 days / 6 nights
Price Per Person
From $9,000

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