5 Star Semi–Finals Tour (Excluding international flights)

Package includes: 

  • Guaranteed official match tickets
  • 4 nights' accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis


  • Gullivers Tour Managers
  • Welcome drinks
  • Japanese speaking assistants
  • Gullivers merchandise
  • Exclusive Event
  • Optional excursions

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At a glance

We’re Official

Gullivers Sports Travel are an Authorised Sub-Agent of Rugby World Cup 2019™. This means that all our official travel packages include guaranteed match tickets. TM © Rugby World Cup Limited 2015.


The package prices include a Category D ticket to the two semi-finals. Exact locations of the tickets will be provided to us closer to the event. Upgrades to Category B tickets are available, see the ticket package for more details.

Find out more about your tickets


5★ hotel. Hotels have a very limited supply of traditional double-bedded rooms and the cultural norm is for couples to have two separate single beds, rather than share a double bed. As such we are offering three options: twin rooms, single rooms and twin rooms with a preference for a double room.

Find out more about your hotels


To ensure you enjoy your visit to Japan to its fullest we are offering a variety of optional excursions. We are launching our packages with the introductory tours that we feel will enhance your experience in Japan. We will be launching a second round of more optional extras later in the year.

Find out more about excursions


Included in the price of the tour, there will be an exclusive Gullivers merchandise pack, further details to follow.

Gullivers staff and on-site support

We work closely with our agents in Japan to ensure that we have Japanese speaking staff on site to assist us. As always with an escorted tour, you will have a Gullivers Tour Manager with you.

Cultural differences

Japan are going to be fantastic hosts and we can expect a warm welcome from the locals. There are some cultural differences that we will provide further information on to whet your appetite and to get the most enjoyment out of your trip to Japan, please see our FAQ's page.

Full itinerary

  • Day1

    Arrival Day


    Tokyo means ‘Eastern Capital’ and is made up of a patchwork of over 1000 neighbourhoods which conjoin together to create a mega metropolis. Each district has developed it’s own personality over the years which helps to refine where you choose to explore during your short stay here.

    This evening join the team for the Exclusive Gullivers Event - it's sure to be a tour highlight.

    Friday 25 October 2019 – Exclusive Gullivers event

    This evening Gullivers will host an exclusive event.

  • Day2

    Match Day – Semi-final one

    This evening the penultimate stage of the competition begins with the first semi-final, as the winner of quarter-final one takes on the winner of quarter-final two at International Stadium Yokohama. We will transfer you out the the stadium from your hotel and return you to your hotel when the match finishes.

    Semi-final one

    Winner of quarter-final one v Winner of quarter-final two

    Kick off: 
  • Day3

    Match Day – Semi-final two

    This evening the semi-finals continue as the winner of quarter-final three takes on the winner of quarter-final four at International Stadium Yokohama. We will transfer you to the the stadium from your hotel and return you to your hotel when the match finishes.

    Semi-final two

    Winner of quarter-final three v Winner of quarter-final four

    Kick off: 
  • Day4

    Tokyo Metropolitan

    Enjoy a respite from the tensions of the semi-finals with a day at leisure in Tokyo Metropolitan. We have a number of excursions to choose from. From a traditional Geisha experience, to a full day guided tour of the city. And if you have not yet caught Mount Fuji in it's winter glory, and need a day out of the city, book onto our day trip to Hakone, with unrivalled views of Mount Fuji.


    Monday 28 October Optional Excursion – Half day Tokyo Geisha Experience

    Real life Geisha experience - giving an insight into the traditional world of a Geisha! Please see the excursion tabs for more information and to book at an additional cost.

  • Day5

    Departure Day

    Checkout of Hotel


Ticket upgrades

Ticket upgrades for the matches in your tour will be at the following prices, subject to availability: Category B = £500 per person for both matches. Your ticket for this match would be a Category D ticket. Please note that the categorisations are only a guide, not to scale and subject to change / recategorisation. Click on stadium maps to enlarge.

Semi-final one

Kick Off – 17:00

A Category D ticket is included in the package.

International Stadium Yokohama

Semi-final two

Kick Off – 18:00

A Category D ticket is included in the package.

International Stadium Yokohama


The Imperial Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo

The Imperial Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo

Located in the one of the best rated areas in Tokyo, the Imperial Hotel has three stations a few minutes away, while Imperial Palace and the Ginza area are just a five-minute walk away. All of the rooms are elegantly decorated with all of the classic amenities, and the hotel offers a fitness centre and indoor swimming pool for guest use (extra charge may be applicable), as well as a beauty massage salon. The hotel also holds a number of shops onsite, along with 13 restaurants and 3 bars! You can enjoy a variety of cuisine offerings at Les Saisons French Restaurant, Kamon Teppanyaki restaurant, the Imperial Viking Sal…the list goes on!

We chose this hotel because: 

  • 5* Option


  • Complimentary wifi
  • 13 Restaurants and 3 bars


Tokyo Geisha Experience – Half Day - 28th Oct

£125 per person

What could be more thrilling than being in the capital of Japan and meeting real life Geisha! The literal translation of geisha into English is ‘artist’ and they are Master of Arts such as reciting verse, playing musical instruments and dancing.  This half day tour starting after lunch gives you an insight into their world and their traditional dance and songs to the tune of a shamisen, a traditional Japanese stringed instrument. You will get the opportunity to learn how to play traditional parlour games known as ‘Ozashiki Asobi’ with the geisha. These games have been entertaining the Japanese for centuries and are surprisingly addictive!

There will also be the opportunity to explore Ginza, which is Tokyos most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district. The wide boulevards and narrow lanes are lined with high-end boutiques, department stores and restaurants. 

Visits include: Return coach travel, local Japanese tour guide, geisha experience 

Time: 13.00-17.00