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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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The Golden Route Japan Tour

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

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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", our most popular tour. This tour provides a sample of what Japan has to offer, from unique locales to "must see" tourist attractions in Tokyo and Kyoto.

Our Golden Route Japan itinerary loosely follows the Tokaido Road, the most traveled route during the Edo Period connecting Kyoto to Tokyo. Today, this route is referred to as the "Golden Route" and is popular among visit... View More

Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a first-time visitor to Japan, we recommend "The Golden Route Japan", our most popular tour. This tour provides a sample of what Japan has to offer, from unique locales to "must see" tourist attractions in Tokyo and Kyoto.

Our Golden Route Japan itinerary loosely follows the Tokaido Road, the most traveled route during the Edo Period connecting Kyoto to Tokyo. Today, this route is referred to as the "Golden Route" and is popular among visitors as it features famous sites along the route including Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Nara, and Osaka. Travel in comfort on our private coach bus while an English- speaking guide and private driver help you navigate Japan's cultural landmarks, diverse shopping districts, and historic sites.

Explore the bustling city of Tokyo, visiting famous attractions such as Tokyo Tower and Asakusa Sensoji Temple. Learn how to make sushi with a professional sushi chef and savor your delicious creations. If the season is right, visit Ueno Park in Tokyo to see 1000s of cherry trees, or admire the autumn foliage while riding the Hakone Ropeway. Hakone is also famous for its hot springs and wonderful views of Mt. Fuji (if weather permits). Take an exhilarating bullet train ride before unwinding at your Japanese-style inn (Ryokan), where you can enjoy the natural bath waters of the hot springs.

Kyoto, once Japan's capital, offers a glimpse into the past with its historic buildings and rich history and culture. You will have exclusive access to the city's top gardens, temples, and shrines, and will enjoy a traditional green tea ceremony hosted by an apprentice geisha (maiko). Depending on the tour's dates, you may also experience the Aoi Festival or Gion Summer Festival in Kyoto which have been held for thousands of years. During Golden Route Cherry Blossom Tours, visit Maruyama Park in Kyoto, famous for its weeping cherry tree.

Whether you want to see the lush pink cherry blossoms in spring, the vibrant colors of autumn, or the festivals of summer, there is something to enjoy each season on our Golden Route Tours. This tour is also available in reverse versions (travel from Osaka to Tokyo), convenient for guests wanting to stay in Tokyo longer after the tour ends. For those wanting a glimpse of what Japan can offer, this tour is an excellent choice!

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.
  • Indulge in traditional Japanese meals and a gourmet kaiseki dinner.
  • Catch a glimpse of Mt. Fuji, and ride a shinkansen bullet train for the experience.
  • Experience a traditional green tea ceremony hosted by an apprentice geisha (maiko).
  • Selected tours featured cherry blossoms, autumn leaves, or festivals.
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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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The Golden Route Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom 
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7 Days 6 Nights | from US $3198.00

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 $3198.00

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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The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring (Reverse) 
with Expo 2025 Osaka

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8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse) with Expo 2025 Osaka
The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse) with Expo 2025 Osaka
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8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus the unique Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus the unique Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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The Golden Route Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse) with Expo 2025 Osaka
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8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus Expo 2025 Osaka.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus Expo 2025 Osaka.
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The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer with Expo 2025 Osaka
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8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival

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8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3398.00

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 $3398.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto...plus the Aoi Festival.
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The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): Gion 
Summer Festival

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The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): Gion Summer Festival
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8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3398.00

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

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3398.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
The must see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto...plus Gion Summer Festival.
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The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer 
(Reverse): Gion 
Summer Festival with Expo 2025 Osaka

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The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): Gion Summer Festival with Expo 2025 Osaka
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119 reviews
119 reviews

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3698.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
The must see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto...plus Gion Summer Festival and Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3698.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
The must see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto...plus Gion Summer Festival and Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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