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Far East Holidays


The countries of the eastern rim of Asia pack a serious cultural punch and offer many unique experiences you'll find nowhere else on the planet. A melting pot of neon-lit cities, historical wonders, futuristic transportation, time honoured traditions and incredible natural beauty, holidays in the Far East promise something for everyone.
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OUR HOLIDAYS TO THE FAR EAST

Japan Encompassed
15 days / 14 nights
from £3,787
  • Takayama
  • Shirakawa-Go
  • Kanazawa
  • Nara
  • Kiso Valley

  • Tokyo Stopover
    5 days / 4 nights
    from £1,206
  • Fuji Hakone National Park
  • Tokyo’s Meiji Jingu Shrine & Sensoji Temple
  • Traditional kaiseki (multi-course) dinner
  • Ryokan stay

  • Tokyo Street Photography
    Approx 2.5 hours
    from £118
  • Discover some of the cities most photogenic spots
  • Hand-on advice from an expert photographer guide

  • Discover Japan
    14 days / 13 nights
    from £2,591
  • Tokyo
  • Takayama
  • Hiroshima
  • Kyoto

  • China & Hong Kong
    11 days / 10 nights
    from £1,675
  • Beijing’s Great Wall
  • Ancient walled city of Pingyao
  • Xian’s Terracotta Warriors
  • Vibrant Hong Kong

  • Classic China
    13 days / 12 nights
    from £2,595
  • The Great Wall of China
  • Terracotta Warriors
  • Giant Pandas
  • Li River Cruise
  • Shanghai

  • China Highlights
    8 days / 7 nights
    from £1,532
  • Climb the Great Wall of China
  • Admire the Terracotta Warriors
  • Explore futuristic Shanghai
  • Experience the speed of the bullet train

  • WHERE TO GO IN THE FAR EAST

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    China
    Holidays to China promise history, culture, scenic grandeur and unique wildlife spectacles that will long stay in your memory
    Japan
    Japan is a fascinating mix of old and new, sure to delight and intrigue you.
    Hong Kong
    Hong Kong is without a doubt one of the most vibrant and energetic cities in Asia, if not the world!.
    Mongolia
    It’s a long time since Ghengis Khan put Mongolia at the centre of the world map.
    South Korea
    South Korea is a captivating blend of old and new – a country where towering skyscrapers and the latest technology sit side by side with historic monuments and traditional cultures.
    Taiwan
    Flying under the radar Taiwan‘s myriad attractions are decidedly off the beaten track. Once you’ve experienced the vibrant cities, magnificent scenery and fabulous food you’ll find this hard to fathom. Go now before the secret is out!

    OUR RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN THE FAR EAST

    Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
    Tokyo
  • 9 restaurants & bars
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre

  • Asunaro
    Takayama
  • Dining room
  • Onsen

  • The Peninsula Hong Kong
    Hong Kong
    from £209
  • 7 restaurants & 2 bars
  • Magnificent indoor pool
  • The Peninsula Spa
  • Gym
  • Free wi-fi

  • Harbour Grand Hong Kong
    Hong Kong
    from £79
  • 5 restaurants & bars
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Free wi-fi

  • Grand Millennium
    Beijing

    The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai
    Shanghai
    from £243

    THINGS TO DO IN THE FAR EAST

    Sumo Stable Visit
    Approx 4 hours
    from £165
  • Watch mighty Sumo giants in training
  • Learn more about this traditional sport

  • Tokyo Street Photography
    Approx 2.5 hours
    from £118
  • Discover some of the cities most photogenic spots
  • Hand-on advice from an expert photographer guide

  • Sunset Harbour Cruise
    Approx 1 hour
    from £35
  • Sunset over Victoria Harbour
  • Glittering skyline views
  • Open bar onboard

  • Introduction to Hong Kong
    Approx 6-7 hours
    from £148
  • Tour like a local
  • Explore both island by local transport
  • Hidden gems of Hong Kong & Kowloon

  • The Great Wall - Mutianyu Section
    Approx 7 hours
    from £133
    Awe-inspiring Great Wall
    Shanghai Acrobatic Show
    Approx 2.5 hours
    from £78
    Traditional & heart-stopping Chinese acrobats
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    £20 Off your visa service charge if you have booked your holiday with Trailfinders.

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    Recommended Immunisations

    None

    20% Discount off immunisations at our London Travel Clinic if you have booked your holiday with Trailfinders.

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    Trailfinders Travel Insurance

    Enjoy comprehensive cover in The Far East from just £65 for 7 days with our superb value Single Trip Travel Insurance.

    Visa information given is given for British citizens holding a valid UK passport with at least 6 months validity remaining. Immunisation guidelines assume routine UK childhood immunisation has been given and will not apply to all situations. Medical advice should be sought. Your Trailfinders consultant will advise you of the specific visa and immunisation requirements for your trip.

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    • Local time, weather, translator and exchange rate calculator
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