July 30th - August 26th

Summer Course

Get some summer sun

Limited spots - apply in advance

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Organized by: Go! Go! Nihon

The Summer Study Trip course is one of our most popular courses and we know why! A customizable 3 or 4 week Summer course in Japan, you’ll get a chance to try out historical and modern activities. Take in the tradition and the pop culture in this fully immersive course. Combining some things you know and love about Japan, Karaoke and Yukatas, and some things you may not, Tonbodama and Hanabi, there’s a lot to get excited about. You’ll have a truly unforgettable summer in this amazing city and make friends, memories, and skills that will last a lifetime.

Play

Calligraphy
Mixing some weird and wonderful activities with some trips, the summer course gives a great mix of all things Japan. It makes the most of the summer fun with Hanabi events and beer gardens.

Study

Akamonkai 2 (1)
Study at Akamonkai, one of the largest language schools in Tokyo. With it's newly refurbished campus, it's a great place to send your summer learning a language you love.

Live

Dormitory
With dormitory accommodation included in the price, you'll be well connected to central Tokyo and have a chance to practice your language skills with your new friends.

Length

You decide! With 3 and 4 week options, you've got a chance to get the most out of a summer in Japan whatever your schedule.

Schedule

Akamonkai runs morning classes, so you can spend your afternoons exploring in the summer sun.

Level

This is an ideal course for those new to the Japanese Language. You don't need to worry about knowing anything before you start. For more information get in touch.

Group Discount

Book with a friend and you'll receive a group discount of 15,000 yen each! For groups of 3 or more you could save up to 60,000 yen between you.

Activity Schedule

    Week One

    Karaoke singing

    Sing your heart out at Karaoke

    Get together and pick your favourite songs to sing along to. All the hits you can't get out of your head both Japanese and International!
    Izakaya Tokyo

    Dine out at an Izakaya

    No trip to Japan is complete without a trip to a traditional Izakaya for an after-school drink. Bond with your fellow travellers over a drink and some delicious food.
    Orientation Event

    Join our international event

    Join us at one of our regular international events. Mingle with your new study trip friends, meet some locals and make more new friends. It's the perfect place to try out your new language skills over a drink or two.
    kamakura daibutsu buddha

    Discover the Daibutsu of Kamakura

    Take a trip out of Tokyo down to Kamakura to see the iconic Diabutsu and wander around the island of Enoshima. You might even get a glimpse of Fuji in the distance.

    Week Two

    Tonbodama Glass Ball making - Dragon Eyes

    Try out Tonbodama

    The art of Tonbodama, or glass ball making, has been used for centuries to make charms and decorations. Try your hand at making your own 'dragonfly eyes'.
    Odaiba and Akihabara - giant unicorn gundam

    Cruise down from Asakusa to Odaiba

    Wonder at the traditional delights of Asakusa, before hopping on a boat to cruise down to Odaiba to see the new giant Unicorn Gundam.
    Matsuri at new year

    Celebrate at a Matsuri

    Japan sure knows how to do festivals and no trip is complete without attending a matsuri. Parades, crowds and food are all in abundance and most of all, they're great fun.
    Tokyo Skytree

    Climb Tokyo Skytree

    See the sights of Tokyo from a different angle, above! Climb up to the top of the Tokyo Skytree for some amazing views across the metropolis.

    Week Three

    Yukata - Japan

    Learn how to wear a yukata

    Learn how to properly wear a yukata, a traditional Japanese Kimono, and learn a Nihon Buyo, a traditional Japanese dance. You'll look like you've always lived here.
    Tea ceremony - Japan

    Relax at a Tea Ceremony

    It's the cornerstone of Japanese society and often known as Sado. Performance and green tea are at the heart of the Japanese tea ceremony. Why not bond with your new friends over this ancient ceremony.

    Try some Creative Calligraphy

    Japanese calligraphy or 'shodo' truly is an art form. Why not pick your favourite character from your lessons and turn it into your own personal artwork.

    Week Four

    Robot Restaurant Shinjuku

    Tokyo Robot Restaurant (4th Week)

    Encompassing Japanese pop culture in one crazy night at the Tokyo Robot Restaurant.  Enjoy the sensory overload with lasers, dancing, robots and a lot of neon.
    beer garden Tokyo

    Chill out in a Beer Garden (4th Week)

    Hidden away on Tokyo's rooftops are a variety of beer gardens. Perfect for relaxing with a refreshing beer away from the chaos of the city.
    DisneySea Trip - Cool Japan

    Get sailing at DisneySea (4th Week)

    The only one of its kind, Disney Sea brings together the magic of Disney with a Seaside twist. Perfect for us grown-up kids you can meet your favourite characters, go crazy on the wild rides and all while enjoying a drink or two.

    Choose your plan

    • Sing your heart out at Karaoke Karaoke singing Get together and pick your favourite songs to sing along to. All the hits you can't get out of your head both Japanese and International!
    • Dine out at an Izakaya Izakaya Tokyo No trip to Japan is complete without a trip to a traditional Izakaya for an after-school drink. Bond with your fellow travellers over a drink and some delicious food.
    • Chill out in a Beer Garden (4th Week) beer garden Tokyo Hidden away on Tokyo's rooftops are a variety of beer gardens. Perfect for relaxing with a refreshing beer away from the chaos of the city.
    • Celebrate at a Matsuri Matsuri at new year Japan sure knows how to do festivals and no trip is complete without attending a matsuri. Parades, crowds and food are all in abundance and most of all, they're great fun.
    • Join our international event Orientation Event Join us at one of our regular international events. Mingle with your new study trip friends, meet some locals and make more new friends. It's the perfect place to try out your new language skills over a drink or two.
    • Climb Tokyo Skytree Tokyo Skytree See the sights of Tokyo from a different angle, above! Climb up to the top of the Tokyo Skytree for some amazing views across the metropolis.
    • Try out Tonbodama Tonbodama Glass Ball making - Dragon Eyes The art of Tonbodama, or glass ball making, has been used for centuries to make charms and decorations. Try your hand at making your own 'dragonfly eyes'.
    • Cruise down from Asakusa to Odaiba Odaiba and Akihabara - giant unicorn gundam Wonder at the traditional delights of Asakusa, before hopping on a boat to cruise down to Odaiba to see the new giant Unicorn Gundam.
    • Learn how to wear a yukata Yukata - Japan Learn how to properly wear a yukata, a traditional Japanese Kimono, and learn a Nihon Buyo, a traditional Japanese dance. You'll look like you've always lived here.
    • Enjoy a Tea Ceremony
    • Try some Creative Calligraphy Japanese calligraphy or 'shodo' truly is an art form. Why not pick your favourite character from your lessons and turn it into your own personal artwork.
    • Get sailing at DisneySea (4th Week) DisneySea Trip - Cool Japan The only one of its kind, Disney Sea brings together the magic of Disney with a Seaside twist. Perfect for us grown-up kids you can meet your favourite characters, go crazy on the wild rides and all while enjoying a drink or two.
    • Discover the Daibutsu of Kamakura kamakura daibutsu buddha Take a trip out of Tokyo down to Kamakura to see the iconic Diabutsu and wander around the island of Enoshima. You might even get a glimpse of Fuji in the distance.
    • Tokyo Robot Restaurant (4th Week) Robot Restaurant Shinjuku Encompassing Japanese pop culture in one crazy night at the Tokyo Robot Restaurant.  Enjoy the sensory overload with lasers, dancing, robots and a lot of neon.
    • Data Sim Card
    • Travel/Health Insurance
    • Language Classes
    • Basic Accommodation
    • Activity Transportation
    • Dedicated App
    Total Cost

    Bronze

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    ¥ 265000

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    ¥ 277500

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    ¥ 289500

    Priority list

    Booking of this trip is not possibile in this moment, please enter our priority list for upcoming trips.

    Please note that the above prices are for the 3-week course. For more detailed information about the 4-week course prices please check the application form or get in contact with us!

    *Application fee included in the price

    The Summer Course in Japan offers 3 plan options for your trip. Firstly, the bronze plan gives you a quick taste of things with a lot of free time to explore the city on your own. Next, the silver study trip provides a balance between the activities and free time. Lastly and most importantly, there’s the gold plan. A fun-filled 4 weeks with all activities and plenty of chances to get out, make friends and practice your new found language skills.

    N.B. All plans include lessons, accommodation, travel/health insurance and transportation fees for all the activities. Flights are not included in the price.

    What You Need To Know

    Study Trip Dates
    From July 30th
    To August 26th
    Application Deadline
    June 3rd
    School Dates
    First Day
    July 31st
    Last Day
    4 weeks course: August 24th 3 weeks course: August 17th
    Age Limit For Joining The Course
    Students need to have turned 18 years of age at the time of the course start.
    Free Time
    With activities spread out across three or four weeks, the summer course gives the most free time to explore more of Tokyo or even further afield. If you want suggestions of other activities or places to see, just talk to our staff, we'll be happy to help.
    Accomodation Dates
    Move-in Date
    July 30th between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm
    (If you arrive earlier you will need to find other accommodation by yourself until the move-in date)
    Move-out Date
    4 weeks course: August 26th by 11:00 am
    3 weeks course: August 19th by 11:00 am
    (If you leave Japan after that day you will need to find other accommodation by yourself. It's possible to leave the accommodation earlier)
    Pick-Up Service at the Airport
    For a fee of 21,000 yen, Studytrip.com can organize a Pick Up service for you from either Narita or Haneda airport. If you would like to take advantage of this option please let us know on your application form. Students must arrive between 9am and 4pm. If your flight arrives after 4pm we are unfortunately, unable to offer this service.