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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.

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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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Kyoto & Osaka Anime Tour

Kyoto - Nara - Osaka

4 Nights | From US$1348.00

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Experience the authentic traditional Japan you have only seen in anime on this 5-day anime tour of Kyoto and Osaka! See the time-honored temples in Kyoto, and immerse in colorful contemporary anime culture in Osaka.

Anime lovers embark on a 5-day tour of the top anime and otaku sights in Kyoto, Nara, and Osaka, in an experiential journey of Japanese history and anime culture. Anime fans flock to Kyoto and Nara to be completely immersed in the traditional Japanese atmosphere and to witness the authentic history of Japan, while Osaka offers a more contemporary cultural allure, with eye-popping locations that captivate both casual anime fans and otaku travelers with its own homegrown cultural flair. Wi... View More

Anime lovers embark on a 5-day tour of the top anime and otaku sights in Kyoto, Nara, and Osaka, in an experiential journey of Japanese history and anime culture. Anime fans flock to Kyoto and Nara to be completely immersed in the traditional Japanese atmosphere and to witness the authentic history of Japan, while Osaka offers a more contemporary cultural allure, with eye-popping locations that captivate both casual anime fans and otaku travelers with its own homegrown cultural flair. With seasonal spring, cherry blossoms, and summer itineraries and additional stops in Nara and Uji, our Kyoto and Osaka Anime Tour is an unforgettable 5-day adventure for all who have marveled at Japanese culture seen in the world of anime.

Kyoto, as the former imperial capital city for over a thousand years, is a city steeped in ancient Japanese history, which has inspired the settings of innumerable anime. Surrounded by ancient temples and shrines, travelers easily see themselves in the land of samurai, ninja, and geisha. UNESCO Heritages Kinkaku-ji (the Golden Pavilion), Kiyomizu Temple, Tenryuji Temple, and Fushimi Inari Shrine beckon to travelers who yearn for an authentic old-fashioned Japan experience. Browse the history of Japanese manga at the Kyoto International Manga Museum, home to numerous manga titles in translated to English, Chinese, Korean, and other languages. Stand in of the mysterious Bamboo Grove of Arashiyama, a popular photo spot for cosplayers, and stroll down old streets lined with Edo-era shops and restaurants in the Gion Geisha District. Near Kyoto is Uji, home to the oldest tea house in the world, where guests will participate in a time-honored green tea ceremony. Near Kyoto is Nara, an even older capital city, home to Todaiji - Buddhism's picturesque Great Eastern Temple, standing majestically nearby a Nara Park overrun with a large herd of cute wild Sika deer.

Osaka is a Japanese metropolis known for its unique local culture, whose residents are often caricatured in anime for their sarcastic wit and down-to-earth attitude. The city's central landmark is the magnificent Osaka Castle, which was constructed by Japanese samurai general Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Explore Nipponbashi Den Den Town - the Akihabara of western Japan, and view a breathtaking panorama of Osaka cityscape from Tsutenkaku Tower. The city is famed for its obsession for delicious food, as seen in the extravagant and eccentric eateries which line the Dotonbori Canal District - the embodiment of the Osaka proverb "Kuidaore" - to bankrupt yourself through extravagance in food.

The Kyoto and Osaka Anime Tour a couple optional experiences to make the most of your 5-day trip. Ask our travel specialists about planning an afternoon at Maidreamin - one of Japan's top Maid cafes, and be entertained by the lovable antics of the cutesy maid hostesses. While in Dotonbori, we could plan you an evening at the Gundam Cafe: a must-see for fans of the beloved Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, with decor and menu themed to the popular sci-fi anime series. Please browse our detailed itineraries below for more information.

Tour Highlights

  • View UNESCO Heritage Temples and Shrines of Kyoto, including the Golden Pavilion, Kiyomizu Temple, and Fushimi Inari Shrine.
  • Stroll the Gion Geisha District, a heritage area of old Kyoto filled with traditional houses, shops, and restaurants.
  • Experience classical Japanese cultural refinement in attending in a green tea ceremony in Uji.
  • Study the history of Japanese manga at the Kyoto International Manga Museum.
  • Venture to Nara to behold the massive Buddha of Todaiji Temple, and enjoy interacting with the Sika deer of Nara Park.
  • Shop Nipponbashi Den Den Town - the Akihabara of Osaka, for that rare anime souvenir you can only find in Japan.
  • Discover the Dotonbori district of Osaka - home of the city's eccentric foodie culture.
  • Add optional experiences for anime / otaku fans: Maidreamin Maid Cafe and Gundam Cafe Dotonbori.
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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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