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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 are ideal for travelers who want more free time to explore their own interests in Japan with the balance of having an escorted tour guide. Go without private coach transportation and opt for using public trains and local buses. Travelers usually stay for at least 2 nights at a destination on a Japan Walking Tour, allowing for a more relaxed and in-depth visit. Your tour guide will give you local advice and tips for things to see and do in your spare time. Experience Japanese culture firsthand with a more flexible itinerary.

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Samurai, Gardens & Arts

Awaji Island - Takamatsu - Naoshima - Kurashiki - Hiroshima - Iwakuni - Yamaguchi - Nagato - Hagi - Iwami Ginzan - Izumo - Matsue - Tottori - Kinosaki Onsen - Asago - Himeji - Kobe

9 Nights | From US$3598.00

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Get exclusive insight on Japan’s art culture and history by visiting an art island, feudal castles, hidden gems, and much more.

On this tour you will be traveling to the best castles, gardens, and art locations in Japan. The highlights include three sites that have been listed in CNN’s top 31 most beautiful places in Japan. These include Motonosumi-Inari Shrine, Tottori, and the Takeda Castle Ruins. Motonosumi Inari Shrine has 123 red torii gates situated on the side of a mountain with the Sea of Japan in the background. Tottori has the largest sand dunes in Japan that were cultivated thousands of years ago. The ... View More

On this tour you will be traveling to the best castles, gardens, and art locations in Japan. The highlights include three sites that have been listed in CNN’s top 31 most beautiful places in Japan. These include Motonosumi-Inari Shrine, Tottori, and the Takeda Castle Ruins. Motonosumi Inari Shrine has 123 red torii gates situated on the side of a mountain with the Sea of Japan in the background. Tottori has the largest sand dunes in Japan that were cultivated thousands of years ago. The Takeda Castle Ruins are said to be the Machu Picchu of Japan as it is built 353 meters above sea level. These locations are famous among Japanese natives, but are hard to reach for foreigners. This tour will give you the opportunity to visit these hidden gems.

For the art portion of the tour, you will be travelling to the famed Naoshima Island, which is solely dedicated to modern art exhibits and museums. In addition to this tour, you will be visiting various art museums that feature Japan’s most celebrated gardens, such as the Adachi Museum of Art in Matsue. This also includes the Kiseki no Hoshi Botanical Museum on Awaji Island, an excellent opportunity to appreciate the beauty of nature inside Japan’s largest botanical garden. Architecture enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to the unique Water Temple built by Tadao Ando, an award-winning Japanese architect.

You will also have the chance to visit two of the twelve original castles in Japan, Matsue Castle and Himeji Castle. These original-standing castles date back to feudal times and have not been reconstructed or damaged by war, fires, and earthquakes unlike many of the other castles today. Matsue Castle is also known as the “Black Castle” and Himeji Castle has been nicknamed the “White Heron”. These castles are both national treasures and excellent examples of feudal era architecture. Indulge in some of the colorful history, art, culture, and architecture of Japan by joining this tour.

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Tour Highlights

  • Explore and learn more about Japan’s art culture and its hidden gems.
  • Includes several sites from CNN’s “Japan’s 34 most beautiful places”.
  • Perfect for art buffs and history lovers interested in seeing Japan’s best gardens and museums.
  • Visit some of Japan’s few remaining, original-standing castles.
  • Travel to an art island, Naoshima, dedicated to modern art and architecture.
  • Opportunities to see Japan’s beautiful cherry blossoms.
  • All entry fees to listed sites are included.
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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 are ideal for travelers who want more free time to explore their own interests in Japan with the balance of having an escorted tour guide. Go without private coach transportation and opt for using public trains and local buses. Travelers usually stay for at least 2 nights at a destination on a Japan Walking Tour, allowing for a more relaxed and in-depth visit. Your tour guide will give you local advice and tips for things to see and do in your spare time. Experience Japanese culture firsthand with a more flexible itinerary.

Samurai, Gardens & Arts: Autumn Tour 2018 - 10/6

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Samurai, Gardens & Arts: Autumn Tour 2018 - 10/6
Samurai, Gardens & Arts: Autumn Tour 2018 - 10/6

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Awaji Island / Takamatsu / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Iwakuni / Yamaguchi / Nagato / Hagi / Iwami Ginzan / Izumo / Matsue / Tottori / Kinosaki Onsen / Asago / Himeji / Kobe
Be immerses in the samurai, garden and art culture of Japan.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Awaji Island / Takamatsu / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Iwakuni / Yamaguchi / Nagato / Hagi / Iwami Ginzan / Izumo / Matsue / Tottori / Kinosaki Onsen / Asago / Himeji / Kobe
Be immerses in the samurai, garden and art culture of Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sat. Oct 6, 2018 Mon. Oct 15, 2018 US $3598.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Sold Out
Fri. Oct 18, 2019 Sun. Oct 27, 2019 US $3598.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Samurai, Gardens & Arts: Japan Cherry Blossom Tour 
2019 
- 3/30

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Samurai, Gardens & Arts: Japan Cherry Blossom Tour 2019 - 3/30
Samurai, Gardens & Arts: Japan Cherry Blossom Tour 2019 - 3/30

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3698.00

Himeji / Asago / Kinosaki Onsen / Tottori / Matsue / Izumo / Iwami Ginzan / Hagi / Nagato / Yamaguchi / Iwakuni / Hiroshima / Kurashiki / Naoshima / Takamatsu / Awaji Island / Kobe
Be immerses in the samurai, garden and art culture of Japan.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3698.00

Himeji / Asago / Kinosaki Onsen / Tottori / Matsue / Izumo / Iwami Ginzan / Hagi / Nagato / Yamaguchi / Iwakuni / Hiroshima / Kurashiki / Naoshima / Takamatsu / Awaji Island / Kobe
Be immerses in the samurai, garden and art culture of Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sat. Mar 30, 2019 Mon. Apr 8, 2019 US $3698.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Mar 28, 2020 Mon. Apr 6, 2020 US $3698.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  

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