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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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The Golden Route Japan Tour

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Tokyo - Mt Fuji - Hakone - Kyoto - Nara - Osaka

6-7 Nights | From US$2498.00

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Visit the famous attractions of Tokyo & Kyoto. Designed for first-time visitors or travelers seeking a brief introduction to Japan’s top sites.

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a first-time visitor to Japan, we recommend “The Golden Route Japan” itinerary, our most popular tour. This tour gives you a taste of all that Japan has to offer, from unique locales to “must see” tourist attractions in Tokyo and Kyoto.

Our private guides and drivers will help you navigate through Tokyo’s cultural landmarks, fashionable neighborhoods, and diverse shopping districts. Explore world famous attractions like Tokyo Towe... View More

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a first-time visitor to Japan, we recommend “The Golden Route Japan” itinerary, our most popular tour. This tour gives you a taste of all that Japan has to offer, from unique locales to “must see” tourist attractions in Tokyo and Kyoto.

Our private guides and drivers will help you navigate through Tokyo’s cultural landmarks, fashionable neighborhoods, and diverse shopping districts. Explore world famous attractions like Tokyo Tower, the Imperial Palace, Asakusa, and Odaiba. Spend a day at Hakone and Mt. Fuji, ride a shinkansen bullet train, and stay at a ryokan (traditional Japanese inn). From there you can unwind in the hot springs (onsen) and dine on gourmet kaiseki cuisine.

Spend two days in the ancient city of Kyoto, where you will gain exclusive access to the city’s top gardens, temples, shrines, and specialty shops. You will also get the opportunity to experience a green tea ceremony and watch a kimono fashion show. In Nara, be inspired by the intricate architecture and towering monuments, including the Great Buddha statue. Here, you will understand why this city is considered the birthplace of Buddhism in Japan.

Our Golden Route Japan itineraries include cherry blossom viewing in the spring and fall foliage tours in the autumn. These tours are also available in reverse versions (travel from Osaka to Tokyo), which are convenient for those who wish to extend their stay in Tokyo after the tour ends. We plan our tours based on seasonal attractions with must-see sites in every tour. This includes visiting the Kyoto Aoi Festival in the spring or the Kyoto Gion Festival in the summer, if your tour dates coincide with the festivals’.

Feel free to click on the tours below to learn more about the selected itinerary and its seasonal changes.

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Tour Highlights

  • Explore the top sites of Tokyo and Kyoto, perfect for first time visitors to Japan with limited time.
  • Visit Miho Museum, an art museum listed on "1000 Places to See Before You Die".
  • Learn how to make sushi with a professional sushi chef.
  • Unwind at a Japanese hot springs (onsen) hotel and dine on gourmet kaiseki cuisine.
  • Select itineraries include a chance to meet a maiko (apprentice geisha).
  • Opportunities to see cherry blossoms, autumn leaves, and festivals.
  • Travel by private coach with all entrance fees 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.

The Golden Route Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse): 2019 - 
9/23, 10/21

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

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The Golden Route Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse): 2019 - 9/23, 10/21
The Golden Route Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse): 2019 - 9/23, 10/21
56 reviews
56 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Nara / Uji / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Nara / Uji / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Sep 23, 2019 Sun. Sep 29, 2019 US $2498.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Oct 21, 2019 Sun. Oct 27, 2019 US $2498.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): 2019 - 
6/10, 7/1, 7/29, 8/19

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): 2019 - 6/10, 7/1, 7/29, 8/19
The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): 2019 - 6/10, 7/1, 7/29, 8/19
56 reviews
56 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Toyota / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Toyota / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.
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Mon. Jun 10, 2019 Sun. Jun 16, 2019 US $2498.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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Mon. Jul 29, 2019 Sun. Aug 4, 2019 US $2498.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Aug 19, 2019 Sun. Aug 25, 2019 US $2498.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan Tour Autumn 2019 - 9/1, 9/15, 
9/29, 10/13

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Route Japan Tour Autumn 2019 - 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13
The Golden Route Japan Tour Autumn 2019 - 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13
56 reviews
56 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Uji / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Uji / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.
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Sun. Sep 1, 2019 Sat. Sep 7, 2019 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Sep 15, 2019 Sat. Sep 21, 2019 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Sep 29, 2019 Sat. Oct 5, 2019 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Oct 13, 2019 Sat. Oct 19, 2019 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer 2019 - 6/2, 6/23, 
7/6, 7/21, 8/8, 8/11

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer 2019 - 6/2, 6/23, 7/6, 7/21, 8/8, 8/11
The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer 2019 - 6/2, 6/23, 7/6, 7/21, 8/8, 8/11
56 reviews
56 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.
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Sun. Jun 2, 2019 Sat. Jun 8, 2019 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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Thu. Aug 8, 2019 Wed. Aug 14, 2019 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Aug 11, 2019 Sat. Aug 17, 2019 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2019 - 
5/5, 5/20, 5/28

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

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The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2019 - 5/5, 5/20, 5/28
The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2019 - 5/5, 5/20, 5/28
56 reviews
56 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Nara / Uji / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00

Nara / Uji / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. May 5, 2019 Sat. May 11, 2019 US $2498.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. May 20, 2019 Sun. May 26, 2019 US $2498.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. May 28, 2019 Mon. Jun 3, 2019 US $2498.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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Tue. May 26, 2020 Mon. Jun 1, 2020 US $2498.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour 
2019 - 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/7

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The Golden Route Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour 2019 - 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/7
The Golden Route Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour 2019 - 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/7
56 reviews
56 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2698.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Tour the must-see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto, enjoy cultural activities, and visit the best Japanese cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2698.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Tour the must-see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto, enjoy cultural activities, and visit the best Japanese cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Mar 18, 2019 Sun. Mar 24, 2019 US $2698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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The Golden Route Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom 
Tour 2019 - 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/15

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The Golden Route Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour 2019 - 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/15
The Golden Route Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour 2019 - 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/15
56 reviews
56 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2698.00

Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Celebrate the Japanese cherry blossom season at the must-see sites of Kyoto & Tokyo, and enjoy authentic cultural experiences.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2698.00

Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Celebrate the Japanese cherry blossom season at the must-see sites of Kyoto & Tokyo, and enjoy authentic cultural experiences.
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Sun. Mar 24, 2019 Sat. Mar 30, 2019 US $2698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Sold Out
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The Golden Route Japan (Reverse): Autumn Leaves 
Tour 2018 - 11/5, 11/26

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The Golden Route Japan (Reverse): Autumn Leaves Tour 2018 - 11/5, 11/26
The Golden Route Japan (Reverse): Autumn Leaves Tour 2018 - 11/5, 11/26
56 reviews
56 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2698.00

Nara / Uji / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Tour the must-see sights of Kyoto & Tokyo, enjoy cultural activities, and visit the best autumn leaves viewing spots in Japan.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2698.00

Nara / Uji / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Tour the must-see sights of Kyoto & Tokyo, enjoy cultural activities, and visit the best autumn leaves viewing spots in Japan.
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Mon. Nov 26, 2018 Sun. Dec 2, 2018 US $2698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Sold Out
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The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival 
2019 - 5/11

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The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival 2019 - 5/11
The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival 2019 - 5/11
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56 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2798.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto...plus the Aoi Festival.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2798.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto...plus the Aoi Festival.
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Sat. May 11, 2019 Sat. May 18, 2019 US $2798.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. May 11, 2020 Mon. May 18, 2020 US $2798.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): Gion 
Summer Festival 2019 - 7/15

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The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): Gion Summer Festival 2019 - 7/15
The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): Gion Summer Festival 2019 - 7/15
56 reviews
56 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2798.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Toyota / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
The must see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto...plus Gion Summer Festival.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2798.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Toyota / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
The must see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto...plus Gion Summer Festival.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Jul 15, 2019 Mon. Jul 22, 2019 US $2798.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  

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