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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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Discover Tohoku

Omiya - Ashikaga - Nikko - Ouchijuku - Aizuwakamatsu - Goshikinuma - Niigata - Sado Island - Niigata - Murakami - Shonai - Mt Haguro - Sakata - Mogami River Gorge - Yamadera - Sendai - Matsushima - Mito - Hitachinaka

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Experience the rich natural splendor, historical landmarks, and cultural delights of the Tohoku Region during our 14-day itinerary, including two days enjoying the Sendai Aoba Festival!

Discover the beauty and wonder of the Tohoku region on our 14-day Discover Tohoku tour, featuring the Sendai Aoba Festival! We tour Tohoku in one of its most captivating seasons - the full beauty of springtime makes the landscape lush and green, when the parks and gardens are full of flowers! The itinerary includes the very best destinations of the region including Nikko, Aizu- Wakamatsu, Sado Island, Mount Haguro, Yamadera, Matsushima Bay, Mito, and Sendai.

By far the chief highligh... View More

Discover the beauty and wonder of the Tohoku region on our 14-day Discover Tohoku tour, featuring the Sendai Aoba Festival! We tour Tohoku in one of its most captivating seasons - the full beauty of springtime makes the landscape lush and green, when the parks and gardens are full of flowers! The itinerary includes the very best destinations of the region including Nikko, Aizu- Wakamatsu, Sado Island, Mount Haguro, Yamadera, Matsushima Bay, Mito, and Sendai.

By far the chief highlight of this tour is the Sendai Aoba Festival, which takes place in late May and celebrates the history and local culture of the city of Sendai. During the "Yoi-Matsuri", you will be able to learn the festival's "suzume-odori", or Sparrow Dance: a dance where the waving of small fans is accompanied by tiny hops like a sparrow. The next day includes the Yamaboko Procession - a parade of incredible wooden floats connected with Sendai and its founder, the samurai hero Date Masamune. During the festival, you will have the chance to wander and try different delicious festival foods as well.

Our carefully crafted itinerary showcases the rich cultural experiences of Tohoku and the nearby areas. This includes a trip to Shonai and the Three Sacred Mountains of Dewa, where we travel to the shrine on Mount Haguro to learn the customs of the Yamabushi "mountain monks", and eat a vegetarian dinner of "shojin ryori". You can enjoy the song of the boatmen as you take a cruise down the Mogami River. You will stay three days and two nights on Sado Island, where you will explore the island's abandoned gold mine and nearby refinement facility, visit the old shipbuilding village of Shukunegi, see the crested ibis or "toki" birds at the Toki no Mura Park, play the Taiko Drums, and take a ride in a large wooden washtub!

We also showcase some of the region's most breathtaking locations. Admire the tended groves of bonsai trees at the Omiya Bonsai Village, the Great Wisteria of Ashikaga Flower Park, and the endless sea of baby blue eyes at Hitachi Seaside Park. You will also be captivated by spectacular Kegon Falls, the rocky cliffs of Senkakuwan Bay, and the picturesque highland landscape along the Bandaisan Gold Line.

Join our Discover Tohoku group tour, and experience the charming cultural experiences and majestic splendor of this less-explored region of Japan. Transportation on this tour is facilitated by one of our comfortable private coaches, and you will be accompanied by one of our professional and friendly bilingual private guides. Please browse our detailed itinerary for more information.

Tour Highlights

  • Join in the energetic Sparrow Dance at the Sendai Aoba Festival!
  • Cruise around the pine-covered islets in breathtaking Matsushima Bay.
  • Attend a Shinto ceremony at Toshogu Shrine led by a Shinto priest or miko (priestess)!
  • Ascend the steps of Mount Haguro under the guidance of the Yamabushi "mountain monks".
  • Enjoy a live performance of Maiko (geisha apprentices) at Somaro Teahouse.
  • Visit the Toki no Mura Park, and see the beautiful Japanese crested ibis
  • Listen to the song of the boatmen during a boat ride down the Mogami River.
  • Study the fascinating world of Japanese bonsai at the Omiya Bonsai Village.
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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.

Discover Tohoku - Aoba Festival

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Discover Tohoku - Aoba Festival
Discover Tohoku - Aoba Festival

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $6998.00 (Limit to 24 guests)

Omiya / Ashikaga / Nikko / Ouchijuku / Aizuwakamatsu / Goshikinuma / Niigata / Sado Island / Niigata / Murakami / Shonai / Mt Haguro / Sakata / Mogami River Gorge / Yamadera / Sendai / Matsushima / Mito / Hitachinaka
Discover the hidden delights of the Tohoku region, including the thrilling excitement of Sendai's Aoba Festival: an event with a grand procession, heart-pounding dances, and mouthwatering festival foods.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $6998.00 (Limit to 24 guests)

Omiya / Ashikaga / Nikko / Ouchijuku / Aizuwakamatsu / Goshikinuma / Niigata / Sado Island / Niigata / Murakami / Shonai / Mt Haguro / Sakata / Mogami River Gorge / Yamadera / Sendai / Matsushima / Mito / Hitachinaka
Discover the hidden delights of the Tohoku region, including the thrilling excitement of Sendai's Aoba Festival: an event with a grand procession, heart-pounding dances, and mouthwatering festival foods.
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