Follow Ireland: Datsuzoku

Ireland Datsuzoku tour icon

Datsuzoku means ‘an escape from everyday routine’.  Tourists will join the Himawari tour in Tokyo, taking in some of the more unusual and exciting aspects of the city before heading off to stay in a traditional Ryokan.

Heading west, Osaka will host for four nights prior to reaching the final stages on the island of Kyushu.

Please note that early booking is required as this tour includes Wales supporters whose games are in close proximity.

  • Dates: 26th of September – 15th of October 2019
  • Length:  20 x days
  • PRICE: £ 5655.00 (twin/ double share)
  • DEPOSIT:  £300.00 per person
  • Flights: ATOL-PROTECTED economy class flights from London or Dublin to Tokyo / Fukuoka to London and Airport taxes and ticketing fees.
  • Transfers: Coach transfers between airports on arrival/departure and JR Ferry to Miyajima
  • 21 day Japan Rail Pass
  • MSG Tours ‘Travel Samurai’ guide throughout the tour
  • Local Japanese guides for city sightseeing
  • Exclusive MSG Supporters merchandise
Datsuzoku map with icon for website


Date City Activity
26.Sep.19 London Overnight flight from London or Dublin
27.Sep.19 Tokyo Arrive and transfer by bus to hotel
28.Sep.19 Tokyo
Ireland v Japan –Group A fixture.  Travel to game via bullet train from Tokyo.
29.Sep.19 Tokyo Option: Wales v Australia, Tokyo Stadium
30.Sep.19 Tokyo Sightseeing day with official local guide, incl Tsukiji Fish Market
01.Oct.19 Tokyo Free day for sightseeing or optional dinner cruise
02.Oct.19 Hakone Bullet train to Odawara. Traditional overnight stay at Japanese mountain resort.
03.Oct.19 Osaka Bullet train to Osaka.Ireland v Russia in Kobe (use JR Pass for travel)
04.Oct.19 Osaka Full day’s sightseeing in the city of Kyoto
05.Oct.19 Osaka Option:  Japan v  Samoa in Toyota(use JR Pass for travel)
06.Oct.19 Osaka Free day’s sightseeing in Osaka
07.Oct.19 Hiroshima Bullet train to Hiroshima.  Visit A-Dome, Peace Memorial and Miyajima Island.
08.Oct.19 Beppu/Hita Travel to the island of Kyushu via bullet train for your final week in Japan.
09.Oct.19 Beppu/Hita Bus journey to Oita ahead of Wales v Fiji Sake Brewery tour and pre-game banquet included
10.Oct.19 Beppu/Hita Sightseeing in Beppu / Oita / Hita
11.Oct.19 Kumamoto Journey to Kumamoto.  Sushi-making class and dinner
12.Oct.19 Fukuoka Ireland v Samoa – final Group A fixture
13.Oct.19 Kumamoto Visit Mount Aso and Suizenji Park Wales v Uruguay – final Group D fixture
14.Oct.19 Fukuoka Transfer to Fukuoka Airport for return flight to UK
15.Oct.19 London Arrive in London or Dublin.  End of arrangements.


  • ATOL-PROTECTED economy class flights from London to Tokyo / Fukuoka to London
  • Airport taxes and ticketing fees
  • MSG Tours ‘Travel Samurai’ guide throughout tour
  • Local Japanese guides for city sightseeing
  • Twin/double share with breakfast:
  • Tokyo (5 x nights)
  • Hakone (1 x night)
  • Osaka (4 x nights)
  • Hiroshima (1 x night)
  • Beppu/Hita (3 x nights)
  • Kumamoto (3 x nights)
  • Sightseeing tours in the following cities:
  • Tokyo (including Tsukiji Fish Market)
  • Kyoto
  • Beppu/Oita
  • Kumamoto
  • Miyajima Island
  • Sushi making class
  • Sake brewery tour
  • MSG Tour Banquet and pre-game lunch in Oita before Wales v Fiji
  • 21 day Japan Rail Pass
  • Coach transfers between airports on arrival/departure
  • JR Ferry to Miyajima
  • Himawari Tour Merchandise Pack by Canterbury
  • Bespoke MSG Samsonite Tour Luggage
  • Pre-tour Japanese hospitality day in Cardiff including lunch and speakers
  • Vamoos Travel App


  • Travel insurance
  • Match tickets
  • Meals other than breakfast or where stated
  • Excursions unless stated opposite

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