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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.

Ultra-Deluxe Small Group Tours

Tour Japan with the finest accommodations and experiences in groups of 2 to 6 people.

Enjoy more than just sightseeing. These tours will allow you to eat in small local restaurants, visit hidden gems, stay at hotels with limited occupancy, take part in activities available only to small groups, and enjoy more interaction with your tour guides. Ultra-Deluxe small group tours are the ultimate way to visit Japan with hand-picked, top hotels and ryokans (traditional inns) to relax in. Select from a unique range of luxurious cultural experiences that are limited to smaller groups, which is why the maximum group size is 6 guests.

Japan Walking Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 10 to 16 people using public transportation.

These tours allow you to enjoy Japanese culture firsthand in the intimacy of a small group. The maximum group size is 12 guests, which enables you to travel by public transportation, such as by train, subway, taxi, ferry or local bus. Walking the streets and taking the local trains will allow you to interact more with the locals and appreciate what everyday life in Japan is like. Each city will feature an expert local guide who will be able to share in-depth information on the featured attractions and sites, and provide assistance or recommendations if needed prior to your free time.

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Charms of Northern Japan Tour

Sapporo - Otaru - Shiraoi - Noboribetsu - Lake Toya - Hakodate - Seikan Tunnel - Aomori - Towada - Morioka - Hiraizumi - Matsushima - Nikko

8-11 Nights | From US$3298.00

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Travel through the enchanting natural beauty of Northern Japan, enjoying hidden-gems and stunning scenery along the way.

Go beyond the typical Japan itinerary and expereince the stunning views and attractions of Tohoku and Hokkaido, all while traveling in comfort aboard private coach. Our Charms of Northern Japan Tours are great for those looking to escape the bustling cities and see a more quiet side of Japan. Enjoy the perks of an English-speaking guide at your side, as you visit highlights of the North, including Sapporo, Hakodate, and Nikko. Enjoy seasonal attractions during each itinerary, such as the che... View More

Go beyond the typical Japan itinerary and expereince the stunning views and attractions of Tohoku and Hokkaido, all while traveling in comfort aboard private coach. Our Charms of Northern Japan Tours are great for those looking to escape the bustling cities and see a more quiet side of Japan. Enjoy the perks of an English-speaking guide at your side, as you visit highlights of the North, including Sapporo, Hakodate, and Nikko. Enjoy seasonal attractions during each itinerary, such as the cherry blossoms of spring, the festivals and fireworks during summer, or the colorful autumn leaves of fall.

In Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island, you will visit Otaru, a small harbor city known for its food and crafts. You will have the chance to admire the beautifully crafted glassware and enjoy the soothing sounds of music boxes at the Music Box Museum. Your next stop will be the capital of Hokkaido, Sapporo. Visit an open air museum to learn more about the large cty and visit Nijo Market, a fresh food market where vendors sell some of the freshest seafood in Japan! In southwestern Hokkaido, you will have the opportunity to spend the night at Noboribetsu, a place renowned for its hot spring resorts. Enjoy a stay at a Japanese-style hotel, where you can relax in the therapeutic bath waters of the hotel's own onsen (hot spring).

On your way to Hakodate, stop at Lake Toya, where you will take the Usuzan Ropeway up to the observation deck. Here, you can see the beautiful Lake Toya and Mt. Usu, an active volcano that last erupted in the year 2000. Once in the city of Hakodate, visit Goryokaku Pentagonal Fort, Japan's first Western style fortress. During the month of May, cherry blossoms decorate the surrounding park, or you can see the colors of autumn leaves in November. Travel on train through Seikan Undersea Tunnel, the longest railroad tunnel in the world that goes under water. During our summer itinerary, visit Aomori's Nebuta Matsuri, a spectacular summer festival where you can enjoy the large floats and the festive atmosphere. You will also visit Matsushima, famous for being one of the 'Three Most Beautiful Natural Sights in Japan'. Take a cruise around the bay, admiring the gorgeous scenery. In Nikko, explore the wonderfully ornate temples and shrines, such as Toshogu Shrine, where the famous carving of the “See no Evil, Hear no Evil and Speak no Evil” monkeys lies. Proceed to Kegon Waterfall, one of Japan's three most beautiful waterfalls with breathtaking views during our autumn itineraries.

Depending on the time of your visit, our special seasonal itineraries offer several wonderful attrctions and expereinces. See beautiful lavender fields in summer, visit a cherry blossom festival at Tenshochi Park in spring, or enjoy stunning views in autumn. These tours also available in reverse versions (travel from Tokyo to Sapporo), for those wishing to arrive early and stay extra nights in Tokyo. Let All Japan Tours take care of your special trip to Northern Japan!

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Tour Highlights

  • Travel to the must-see sites of Hokkaido and Tohoku, including Nikko and Matsushima.
  • Designed for travelers who want to explore beyond the typical Japan sites and see more nature.
  • Enjoy two nights at Japanese-style accommodations, where you can experience bathing in hot springs (onsen).
  • Take an undersea train tunnel to cross the Tsugaru Channel between the islands of Hokkaido and Honshu.
  • Witness Kegon Waterfall, one of the three most beautiful falls in Japan.
  • Explore Nijo Market, where Hokkaido's famous fresh seafood can be found.
  • Chances to see cherry blossoms, autumn leaves, wisteria, baby blue eye flowers, or Tohoku’s 3 Great Summer Festivals.
  • Departure dates in spring, summer, and fall with reverse versions available.
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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.

Ultra-Deluxe Small Group Tours

Tour Japan with the finest accommodations and experiences in groups of 2 to 6 people.

Enjoy more than just sightseeing. These tours will allow you to eat in small local restaurants, visit hidden gems, stay at hotels with limited occupancy, take part in activities available only to small groups, and enjoy more interaction with your tour guides. Ultra-Deluxe small group tours are the ultimate way to visit Japan with hand-picked, top hotels and ryokans (traditional inns) to relax in. Select from a unique range of luxurious cultural experiences that are limited to smaller groups, which is why the maximum group size is 6 guests.

Japan Walking Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 10 to 16 people using public transportation.

These tours allow you to enjoy Japanese culture firsthand in the intimacy of a small group. The maximum group size is 12 guests, which enables you to travel by public transportation, such as by train, subway, taxi, ferry or local bus. Walking the streets and taking the local trains will allow you to interact more with the locals and appreciate what everyday life in Japan is like. Each city will feature an expert local guide who will be able to share in-depth information on the featured attractions and sites, and provide assistance or recommendations if needed prior to your free time.

Charms of Northern Japan Tour (Reverse): Cherry 
Blossoms & Wisteria 2021 - 4/25

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Northern Japan Tour (Reverse): Cherry Blossoms & Wisteria 2021 - 4/25
Charms of Northern Japan Tour (Reverse): Cherry Blossoms & Wisteria 2021 - 4/25

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Ashikaga / Nikko / Matsushima / Hiraizumi / Kitakami / Morioka / Seikan Tunnel / Hakodate / Lake Toya / Noboribetsu / Biratori / Otaru / Sapporo
The must see sights of Tohoku & Hokkaido...plus cherry blossoms & wisteria in Spring.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Ashikaga / Nikko / Matsushima / Hiraizumi / Kitakami / Morioka / Seikan Tunnel / Hakodate / Lake Toya / Noboribetsu / Biratori / Otaru / Sapporo
The must see sights of Tohoku & Hokkaido...plus cherry blossoms & wisteria in Spring.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. Apr 25, 2021 Mon. May 3, 2021 US $3398.00 Tokyo Sapporo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Apr 24, 2022 Mon. May 2, 2022 US $3398.00 Tokyo Sapporo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Northern Japan: Cherry Blossoms & Baby 
Blue Eyes Flowers 2021 - 5/3

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Northern Japan: Cherry Blossoms & Baby Blue Eyes Flowers 2021 - 5/3
Charms of Northern Japan: Cherry Blossoms & Baby Blue Eyes Flowers 2021 - 5/3

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Sapporo / Otaru / Biratori / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya / Hakodate / Seikan Tunnel / Morioka / Hiraizumi / Matsushima / Nikko / Hitachi Seaside Park
The must see sights of Hokkaido & Tohoku with spring cherry blossoms and baby blue eye flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Sapporo / Otaru / Biratori / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya / Hakodate / Seikan Tunnel / Morioka / Hiraizumi / Matsushima / Nikko / Hitachi Seaside Park
The must see sights of Hokkaido & Tohoku with spring cherry blossoms and baby blue eye flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. May 3, 2021 Tue. May 11, 2021 US $3398.00 Sapporo Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. May 3, 2022 Wed. May 11, 2022 US $3398.00 Sapporo Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Northern Japan (Reverse): Autumn Leaves 
Tour 2021 - 10/13

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Northern Japan (Reverse): Autumn Leaves Tour 2021 - 10/13
Charms of Northern Japan (Reverse): Autumn Leaves Tour 2021 - 10/13

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Nikko / Matsushima / Hiraizumi / Morioka / Towada / Aomori / Seikan Tunnel / Hakodate / Lake Toya / Noboribetsu / Biratori / Otaru / Sapporo
The must see sights of Tohoku & Hokkaido...plus fall foliage in Autumn.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Nikko / Matsushima / Hiraizumi / Morioka / Towada / Aomori / Seikan Tunnel / Hakodate / Lake Toya / Noboribetsu / Biratori / Otaru / Sapporo
The must see sights of Tohoku & Hokkaido...plus fall foliage in Autumn.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Wed. Oct 13, 2021 Thu. Oct 21, 2021 US $3398.00 Tokyo Sapporo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Thu. Oct 13, 2022 Fri. Oct 21, 2022 US $3398.00 Tokyo Sapporo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Northern Japan (Reverse): Cherry 
Blossom Tour 2021 - 4/18

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Northern Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour 2021 - 4/18
Charms of Northern Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour 2021 - 4/18

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Omiya / Nikko / Matsushima / Hiraizumi / Kitakami / Morioka / Seikan Tunnel / Hakodate / Shikabecho / Lake Toya / Noboribetsu / Biratori / Otaru / Sapporo
The must see sights of Tohoku & Hokkaido...plus cherry blossom in Spring.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Omiya / Nikko / Matsushima / Hiraizumi / Kitakami / Morioka / Seikan Tunnel / Hakodate / Shikabecho / Lake Toya / Noboribetsu / Biratori / Otaru / Sapporo
The must see sights of Tohoku & Hokkaido...plus cherry blossom in Spring.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. Apr 18, 2021 Mon. Apr 26, 2021 US $3398.00 Tokyo Sapporo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Apr 18, 2022 Tue. Apr 26, 2022 US $3398.00 Tokyo Sapporo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Northern Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour 2021 - 
11/6

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Northern Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour 2021 - 11/6
Charms of Northern Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour 2021 - 11/6

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Sapporo / Otaru / Biratori / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya / Hakodate / Seikan Tunnel / Aomori / Towada / Morioka / Hiraizumi / Matsushima / Nikko
The must see sights of Hokkaido &Tohoku...plus fall foliage in Autumn.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Sapporo / Otaru / Biratori / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya / Hakodate / Seikan Tunnel / Aomori / Towada / Morioka / Hiraizumi / Matsushima / Nikko
The must see sights of Hokkaido &Tohoku...plus fall foliage in Autumn.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sat. Nov 6, 2021 Sun. Nov 14, 2021 US $3398.00 Sapporo Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Nov 5, 2022 Sun. Nov 13, 2022 US $3398.00 Sapporo Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Northern Japan Tour: Tohoku 3 Great Summer 
Festivals 2021 - 7/29

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Northern Japan Tour: Tohoku 3 Great Summer Festivals 2021 - 7/29
Charms of Northern Japan Tour: Tohoku 3 Great Summer Festivals 2021 - 7/29

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4398.00

Furano / Biei / Otaru / Sapporo / Biratori / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya / Hakodate / Seikan Tunnel / Aomori / Akita / Kakunodate / Hiraizumi / Sendai / Matsushima / Urabandai / Aizu Wakamatsu / Nikko
The must see sights of Hokkaido & Tohoku...plus Tohoku 3 Great Summer Festivals.

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4398.00

Furano / Biei / Otaru / Sapporo / Biratori / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya / Hakodate / Seikan Tunnel / Aomori / Akita / Kakunodate / Hiraizumi / Sendai / Matsushima / Urabandai / Aizu Wakamatsu / Nikko
The must see sights of Hokkaido & Tohoku...plus Tohoku 3 Great Summer Festivals.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Thu. Jul 29, 2021 Mon. Aug 9, 2021 US $4398.00 Sapporo Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Jul 29, 2022 Tue. Aug 9, 2022 US $4398.00 Sapporo Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  

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