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Japan Deluxe Tours

Visit the must see sites of Japan with group sizes ranging from 12 to 35 people.

These tours are great for first time visitors to Japan looking for comfortable accommodation with all entrance fees and most meals included. Our Japan Deluxe Tours are accomodated with professional tour guides, fluent in both Japanese and English, to ensure an educational and valuable visit. Air-conditoned, private coaches are also included, so you can enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free time in Japan. Our tours range from 7 to 21 days, to various regions of Japan.

Deluxe-Plus Small Group Tours

Experience the culture of Japan at a slower pace with groups of 10 to 18 people.
(Smaller group departure available)

These tours combine enrichment, enjoyment, and education with time to truly absorb and appreciate your surroundings. Our Deluxe-Plus small group tours are created to cater to those who are interested in having a deeper understanding of Japan's culture. You will have the opportunity to participate in culturally rich activities and visit destinations only locals may know. Experience luxurious hotels and travel at a leisurely pace when you book a Deluxe-Plus small group tour.

Budget Group Tours

Our Budget Tours are designed for our guests who are on a limited budget.

Explore the must-see sights and enjoy the hassle-free trip to Japan at an affordable price. Our most cost-effective way to see the highlights of Japan while staying in budget-friendly accommodations. If you would like to have a quick stop to sample the must-see sights of Japan, or plan to explore Japan on your own but would like to take a short trip to learn about Japan before your self-guided journeys. These are the tours for you.

Active Small Group Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 6 to 13 people using public transportation.

Explore Japan off the beaten path via Japanese public transportation, walking, hiking, cycling and more. Take more time to enjoy local experiences and picturesque landscape. Our Active Small Group Tours combine the best of cultural destinations with off-the-beaten-path via Japanese public transportation, Discover the country of Japan the way the locals do and see Japan from a different angle. A focus on getting away from the crowds and into the real Japan, see the diversity of Japan’s countryside unfold before your eyes.

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Between Tokyo & Osaka

Tokyo - Takasaki - Karuizawa - Yudanaka - Matsumoto - Takayama - Shirakawago - Kanazawa - Osaka

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Our Between Tokyo and Osaka Group Tours explore the region west of Tokyo, with memorable sights and experiences including the Snow Monkeys of Yudanaka, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa.

Book a group tour that takes you Between Tokyo and Osaka on a journey out of the major tour destinations to enjoy the historic treasures, cultural delights, and rich scenic beauty of a regional tour with a countryside flavor. Carefully planned by our travel specialists, this 6-day itinerary explores the attractions in Takasaki, Karuizawa, Yudanaka Onsen, Matsumoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa for an unforgettable trip to less-traveled parts of Japan between Tokyo and Osaka. Look at ... View More

Book a group tour that takes you Between Tokyo and Osaka on a journey out of the major tour destinations to enjoy the historic treasures, cultural delights, and rich scenic beauty of a regional tour with a countryside flavor. Carefully planned by our travel specialists, this 6-day itinerary explores the attractions in Takasaki, Karuizawa, Yudanaka Onsen, Matsumoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa for an unforgettable trip to less-traveled parts of Japan between Tokyo and Osaka. Look at our spring, cherry blossoms, summer, autumn, and autumn leaves itineraries to find the best departure for you!

The tour begins in Tokyo, departing immediately for Takasaki to visit Shorinzan Daruma Temple, home of the Daruma Doll, where you can try your hand at painting one for yourself. We go from there to Karuizawa, a beautiful mountain resort town, to see the impressive architecture of the Uchimura Kanzo Memorial Stone Church and behold breathtaking Shiraito Falls. The tour proceeds from there to Yudanaka Onsen in Nagano, home to the adorable Japanese macaques, also known as Snow Monkeys, who you can enjoy watching as they roam around their habitat - a natural outdoor hot spring. In Matsumoto, we briefly stop for a visit to the Japan Ukiyo-e Museum to admire the works of a broad collection of masters popular in the Edo period, such as Hiroshige, Eisen, Masanobu, and Hokusai. Then we go to Takayama, which offers the regional history of the Old Town heritage district and Takayama Jinya government office, and the local culture of a lively Morning Market. We go up into the mountains to visit Shirakawa- go, a town added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its unique style of architecture. At the Shiroyama viewpoint you can take all of these picturesque houses in at a glance, before exploring these unique houses with thatched roofs at the Gassho-zukuri Minkaen, an open-air museum. The tour ends in Kanazawa, where we stroll through breathtaking Kenrokuen Garden, study the elegant feudal residences in the Nagamachi Samurai District, and learn to decorate with delicate gold leaf, which is the city’s signature product.

Enjoy a memorable 6-day group tour Between Tokyo and Osaka, for a memorable itinerary of immersive local experiences like Daruma painting and gold leaf decorating, rare wildlife including cute Snow Monkeys, beautiful scenes of Kenrokuen Garden and Shiraito Falls in Karuizawa, UNESCO World Heritage site Shirakawa- go, and more. Transportation for the tour is facilitated by private coach bus with shared airport shuttles for pick up and drop off, deluxe accommodations, meals as listed on the itinerary, and the assistance of our friendly, professional English-speaking guides. Please feel free to browse our detailed itineraries for more information.

Tour Highlights

  • Spend time with the adorable Snow Monkeys of Yudanaka Onsen.
  • Paint your own Daruma Doll at Shorinzan Daruma Temple in Takasaki.
  • Browse local handcrafts for souvenirs at Takayama's Morning Market.
  • Behold the enchanting Shiraito Waterfall in Karuizawa.
  • Admire the rustic beauty of UNESCO World Heritage Shirakawa-go.
  • Stroll Kenrokuen Garden, one of Japan's Three Great Gardens.
  • Try your hand at decorating with real gold leaf at an experience in Kanazawa.
  • Study the artworks of the Ukiyo-e masters at the Japan Ukiyo-e Museum in Matsumoto.
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Japan Deluxe Tours

Visit the must see sites of Japan with group sizes ranging from 12 to 35 people.

These tours are great for first time visitors to Japan looking for comfortable accommodation with all entrance fees and most meals included. Our Japan Deluxe Tours are accomodated with professional tour guides, fluent in both Japanese and English, to ensure an educational and valuable visit. Air-conditoned, private coaches are also included, so you can enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free time in Japan. Our tours range from 7 to 21 days, to various regions of Japan.

Deluxe-Plus Small Group Tours

Experience the culture of Japan at a slower pace with groups of 10 to 18 people.
(Smaller group departure available)

These tours combine enrichment, enjoyment, and education with time to truly absorb and appreciate your surroundings. Our Deluxe-Plus small group tours are created to cater to those who are interested in having a deeper understanding of Japan's culture. You will have the opportunity to participate in culturally rich activities and visit destinations only locals may know. Experience luxurious hotels and travel at a leisurely pace when you book a Deluxe-Plus small group tour.

Budget Group Tours

Our Budget Tours are designed for our guests who are on a limited budget.

Explore the must-see sights and enjoy the hassle-free trip to Japan at an affordable price. Our most cost-effective way to see the highlights of Japan while staying in budget-friendly accommodations. If you would like to have a quick stop to sample the must-see sights of Japan, or plan to explore Japan on your own but would like to take a short trip to learn about Japan before your self-guided journeys. These are the tours for you.

Active Small Group Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 6 to 13 people using public transportation.

Explore Japan off the beaten path via Japanese public transportation, walking, hiking, cycling and more. Take more time to enjoy local experiences and picturesque landscape. Our Active Small Group Tours combine the best of cultural destinations with off-the-beaten-path via Japanese public transportation, Discover the country of Japan the way the locals do and see Japan from a different angle. A focus on getting away from the crowds and into the real Japan, see the diversity of Japan’s countryside unfold before your eyes.

Between Tokyo and Osaka: Spring Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Between Tokyo and Osaka: Spring Tour
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Spring Tour

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, on this 6-day journey during the lush spring season.

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, on this 6-day journey during the lush spring season.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. May 19, 2025 Sat. May 24, 2025 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. May 18, 2026 Sat. May 23, 2026 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Summer Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Between Tokyo and Osaka: Summer Tour
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Summer Tour

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, during the delightful summer season.

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, during the delightful summer season.
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Mon. Jun 16, 2025 Sat. Jun 21, 2025 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Jun 15, 2026 Sat. Jun 20, 2026 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Jul 27, 2026 Sat. Aug 1, 2026 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Autumn Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Between Tokyo and Osaka: Autumn Tour
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Autumn Tour

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, on this 6-day journey during the autumn season.

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, on this 6-day journey during the autumn season.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Oct 20, 2025 Sat. Oct 25, 2025 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Sep 7, 2026 Sat. Sep 12, 2026 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Oct 19, 2026 Sat. Oct 24, 2026 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Cherry Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Between Tokyo and Osaka: Cherry Blossom Tour
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Cherry Blossom Tour

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2598.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, during the lovely cherry blossom season.

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2598.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, during the lovely cherry blossom season.
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Fri. Mar 28, 2025 Wed. Apr 2, 2025 US $2598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Thu. Mar 26, 2026 Tue. Mar 31, 2026 US $2598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Autumn Leaves Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Between Tokyo and Osaka: Autumn Leaves Tour
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Autumn Leaves Tour

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2598.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, on this 6-day journey during the captivating autumn leaves season.

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2598.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, on this 6-day journey during the captivating autumn leaves season.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Nov 3, 2025 Sat. Nov 8, 2025 US $2598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Nov 2, 2026 Sat. Nov 7, 2026 US $2598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  

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