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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 Southern Japan Tour

Himeji - Kurashiki - Takamatsu - Shimanami Kaido - Hiroshima - Kitsuki - Beppu - Takachiho - Nagasaki

7-8 Nights | From US$2898.00

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Seeking an adventure to Southern Japan? Experience its beautiful countryside, ancient landmarks, and much more.

Designed for travelers wishing to visit more rural Japan, our Charms of Southern Japan Tours is a great opportunity to see a Japan rarely seen by most visitors. Visit the islands of Kyushu and Shikoku while traveling along on a private coach bus with a knowledgeable English-speaking guide at your side. Learn more about the unique culture and take in the amazing sights that Southern Japan offers. Visit main attractions incuding Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Takamatsu, and Beppu.

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Designed for travelers wishing to visit more rural Japan, our Charms of Southern Japan Tours is a great opportunity to see a Japan rarely seen by most visitors. Visit the islands of Kyushu and Shikoku while traveling along on a private coach bus with a knowledgeable English-speaking guide at your side. Learn more about the unique culture and take in the amazing sights that Southern Japan offers. Visit main attractions incuding Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Takamatsu, and Beppu.

Visit Himeji Castle, also known as “White Heron Castle” for its opulent white exterior. Cherry blossoms also decorate the castle grounds during late March and early April or the fiery reds and yellows of autumn leaves can be seen in November. Cross the Seto Inland Sea on the Great Seto Ohashi Bridge which will lead you to Shikoku, the smallest of Japan's four major islands. Take a peaceful stroll through Ritsurin Garden, where you can admire the many ponds, hills, ancient trees and beautiful pavilions. Travel to the main island of Honshu on a scenic drive across the Shimanami Kaido, one of three roads that connects Shikoku Island to the main island.

Once on Honshu, visit Hiroshima, a city destroyed by an atomic bomb during World War II. Today, the city flourishes and offers shopping centers, beautiful gardens, the Memorial Peace Park, and the Atomic Bomb Museuem. A short ferry ride away lies Miyajima, a sacred city famed for its vermilion torii gate of the Itsukushima Shrine, also known as the "floating" torii gate. Experience a high-speed Shinkansen bullet train to visit the Kitsuki Samurai District, marvel at the steamy “Hells of Beppu” hot springs, and meet the monkeys of Takasaki Monkey Park. Afterwards, enjoy a trip to the mythological town of Takachiho, where you can watch as performers reenact the legend of Amaterasu, the Shinto Sun Goddess.

Pay a visit to the Nagasaki Peace Park, a beautiful memorial to the lives lost in the second atomic bombing, and has around 200 cherry trees that bloom in spring. The city now holds several parks and gardens, including Glover Garden, an open air museum where the oldest Western style house in Japan stands. Also visit Japan's most famous Christian church, Oura Church. In Fukuoka, you will have the opporutnity to taste the famed Wagyu beef.

With dates in spring, summer, and autumn, each season offers something special. Select itineraries also include a night stay in Koyasan, the center of Shingon Buddhism, where you will visit some of the most sacred sites in Japan. This includes Okunoin Temple, the site where Kobo Daishi, the founder of Shingon Buddhism, was laid to rest. Stay overnight and enjoy the lifestyle of a monk, dining on vegetarian cusine, Shojin Ryori. The Charms of Southern Japan itinerary is meant for travelers searching for a deeper look into rural parts of Japan while also visiting must-see sites in Southern Japan.

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Tour Highlights

  • Explore the southern cities of Japan and enjoy its countryside and unique culture.
  • Visit historical sites in Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Takachiho, a place of myths and legends.
  • Experience a traditional Japanese onsen ryokan (inn) and unwind in a natural spa bath.
  • Ride a high-speed shinkansen bullet train and enjoy a ferry ride to Miyajima Island.
  • Enjoy a Yokagura Dance Performance as performers reenact the legend of Amaterasu, the Shinto Sun Goddess.
  • Savour the world-famous Wagyu Beef in the popular city of Fukuoka.
  • Select itineraries include one night at a temple lodging in Koyasan for first-hand experience of a monk lifestyle.
  • Opportunities to see cherry blossoms in spring or autumn leaves in fall.
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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 Southern Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2021 
- 4/12

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2021 - 4/12
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2021 - 4/12

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2998.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2998.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Apr 12, 2021 Mon. Apr 19, 2021 US $2998.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Apr 11, 2022 Mon. Apr 18, 2022 US $2998.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring: 2021 - 5/17

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring: 2021 - 5/17
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring: 2021 - 5/17

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2998.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Takamatsu / Shimanami Kaido / Hiroshima / Kitsuki / Beppu / Takachiho / Nagasaki
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2998.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Takamatsu / Shimanami Kaido / Hiroshima / Kitsuki / Beppu / Takachiho / Nagasaki
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. May 17, 2021 Mon. May 24, 2021 US $2998.00 Osaka Fukuoka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. May 17, 2022 Tue. May 24, 2022 US $2998.00 Osaka Fukuoka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse): 2021 
- 9/30

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse): 2021 - 9/30
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse): 2021 - 9/30

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2998.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2998.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Thu. Sep 30, 2021 Thu. Oct 7, 2021 US $2998.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Sep 30, 2022 Fri. Oct 7, 2022 US $2998.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Southern Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour 2021 - 
11/20

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Southern Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour 2021 - 11/20
Charms of Southern Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour 2021 - 11/20

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3098.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Takamatsu / Shimanami Kaido / Hiroshima / Kitsuki / Beppu / Takachiho / Nagasaki
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan in autumn leaves season.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3098.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Takamatsu / Shimanami Kaido / Hiroshima / Kitsuki / Beppu / Takachiho / Nagasaki
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan in autumn leaves season.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sat. Nov 20, 2021 Sat. Nov 27, 2021 US $3098.00 Osaka Fukuoka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Nov 19, 2022 Sat. Nov 26, 2022 US $3098.00 Osaka Fukuoka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Southern Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom 
Tour 2021 - 3/31, 4/5

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Southern Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour 2021 - 3/31, 4/5
Charms of Southern Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour 2021 - 3/31, 4/5

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Saga / Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Explore a little deeper into the rural, "must see" sights of Southern Japan and admire the season's renowned cherry trees.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Saga / Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Explore a little deeper into the rural, "must see" sights of Southern Japan and admire the season's renowned cherry trees.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Wed. Mar 31, 2021 Wed. Apr 7, 2021 US $3198.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Apr 5, 2021 Mon. Apr 12, 2021 US $3198.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. Mar 30, 2022 Wed. Apr 6, 2022 US $3198.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Apr 5, 2022 Tue. Apr 12, 2022 US $3198.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse) with 
Koyasan 2021 - 10/18

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse) with Koyasan 2021 - 10/18
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse) with Koyasan 2021 - 10/18

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3298.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Usa / Hiroshima / Shimanamo Kaido / Takamatsu / Tokushima / Mt Koya
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3298.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Usa / Hiroshima / Shimanamo Kaido / Takamatsu / Tokushima / Mt Koya
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Oct 18, 2021 Tue. Oct 26, 2021 US $3298.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Oct 17, 2022 Tue. Oct 25, 2022 US $3298.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  

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