Rugby Trail by Rail (1-2)

Ireland V Scotland (Sep 22)
Ireland V Japan (Sep 28)



Self-Guided Tours

Self-Guided Tours



Day 1: September 21 Arrive into Tokyo

Arrive in Tokyo Narita OR Haneda Airport on your scheduled flight (not incl.)

Met on arrival and transferred to your hotel directly
(Check-in at hotel is from 3pm, drop bags if your flight arrives early)

Free time in Tokyo

Day 2: 22 September - Ireland V Scotland!!

Breakfast at your hotel. Free time in Tokyo (suggested itinerary will be provided in your travel pack)

Transfer to Yokohama Stadium

★★Match 1 ★★
Ireland v Scotland
Venue: International Stadium Yokohama
Kick Off: 16:45

Post-match entertainment at local Izakaya at our 'All-you-can-eat & drink' for two hours

Day 3: Tokyo Free Day

You will have free time today. Our team will be available to advise you on where to go and how to get there (if you need a little help)! Optional day tours will be available to book closer to the time if you feel like you'd like a guided tour inside Tokyo.

Day 4: September 24 - Hakone

Today you will move to the mountaineous region, towards Mt Fuji, to Hakone.


Suggested itinerary:

Cruise on Lake Ashi Cruise

Owakudani observatory

Togendai Ropeway

Enjoy relaxing onsen (hot spring) & dinner at your traditional Japanese ryokan stay

Day 5: September 25

Breakfast at your ryokan

Transfer to Kyoto by coach & bullet train

Afternoon free time in Kyoto

Day 6 & 7: Kyoto

Breakfast at your hotel

Day at leisure (Suggested itinerary and details will be provided in your travel pack)

★★Tea Ceremony★★

in local tea house
followed by an evening out with local guide


Watch: England v USA match 19:15 at local sports bar (drinks paid for separately)

Breakfast at your hotel

Day at leisure

OPTIONAL: Day trip to Hiroshima & Miyajima  (bullet train & ferry covered with Japan Rail Pass)

Day 8: September 28

Breakfast at your hotel

Bullet train from Kyoto

Transfer to Shizuoka Ecopa Stadium

★★Match 2 ★★
Ireland v Japan
Venue: Ecopa Stadium
Kick Off: 16:15

Transfer to Tokyo hotel

Day 9: September 29

Breakfast at your hotel

Day at leisure (Suggested itinerary and details will be provided in your travel pack)

Day 10: September 30 Tour Ends

Breakfast at your hotel

Transfer from your Tokyo hotel to airport

Depart Tokyo on your scheduled flight


Post – tour extensions available. Consult with any of our Japan travel experts.

Match Details:


 Sunday, Sep 22, Yokohama

Ireland V Scotland @ 16.45

Saturday, Sep 28, ECOPA Shizuoka

Ireland V Japan @ 16.15


Tour Details:



September 21, 2019


September 30, 2019


9 Nights / 10 Days (Pre & Post-tour nights available on request)


Tokyo - Hakone/Mt Fuji - Kyoto (Hiroshima/Miyajima) - Tokyo (via Hamamatsu)

Tour Type:
Self-Guided ­­­­­­with English-Speaking Assistants/Guides in Tokyo, Hakone & Kyoto


Tour Prices:


Standard Plan:

Twin/Double/Triple: €2,500

Single Occupancy: €3,200

Superior Plan:

Twin/Double/Triple: €3,500

Single Occupancy: €4,500


Payment Terms:

Prices are per person. Prices are fixed once booking deposit is paid. Booking deposits are non-refundable €250 per person. Final payment due 120 days prior to start date.

Tour Inclusions:

Accommodation Standard Plan: 

  • 9 Nights total (3* clean, comfortable, central hotels + 1 ryokan night)

Accommodation Superior Plan: 

  • 9 Nights total (4/5* superior city centre hotels + 1 ryokan night)


  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 Night at Local Izakaya (All-you-can-eat/drink for 2 hours)
  • 1 Dinner at your ryokan (Japanese style)


  • City Transport Pass to use in your free time (Top Up System)
  • Return transfers from Tokyo Airport to Hotel
  • Reserved seats on bullet train journey’s
  • Coach Transfers from Hotel to Stadium (2 in total)
  • City Sightseeing Tours (Tokyo, Kyoto, Hakone)

Cultural Experiences:

  • Post-match Izakaya nights out -all you can eat and drink parties!
  • Local guides will meet you in each place
  • Kyoto sports bar/pub crawl with local assistant
  • Ryokan stay including hot springs/onsen for some R&R
  • Kyoto full day trip including Tea Ceremony at local machiya (tea house)
  • Tokyo City Sightseeing
  • Hakone Sightseeing
  • Hiroshima & Miyajima island Day Trip (Optional)
  • Nara Sightseeing (Optional)
  • Karaoke Singing (Optional)

UJT’s Essential Travel Pack:

  • Detailed & customised daily schedule
  • How to get to every point we recommend, using our local maps
  • Emergency local contact 24/7
  • Local travel tips on where to go, what to eat, and how to behave!

Tour Exclusions:

International Flights:

  • Our tours start and end in Japan so you are required to book your own international flights. If you need help, we are happy to advise. Or, you can find a great selection on

Match Tickets:

  • Unique Japan Rugby Tours are not associated with any official ticket partners. There are a number of ways to source tickets through official channels. Our team of Japan travel experts would be happy to give you the best advice, depending on your home country.

Official Ticket Sales:


Official Hospitality Tickets:


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