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The Kansai Region used to be the political center of Japan, but now it is a place where you can see many historical sites that were carefully preserved. You can see original castles like Himeji and Hikone, religious sites in Ise, Koyasan, and Kumano, historical structures in Kyoto, Nara, and Osaka, etc.

Kansai is the old political center of Japan, containing many of the oldest capitals in the country such as Nara and Kyoto. Kansai is also very diverse with many different locations known for a wide variety of sites. Nagashima Onsen has many indoor and outdoor baths. Iga Ueno and Koka are known for their ninja history. Ise Shrines are the most sacred Shinto shrines in Japan. Hikone Castle, an original castle, is designated a national treasure. Kyoto is an important cultural and traditional center in Japan. Uji is the birthplace of matcha, powdered green tea, which is used in tea ceremonies. Nara has over 1000 free roaming deer around Todaiji Temple. Mount Yoshino has over 30,000 cherry blossoms planted around its slopes. Osaka has hearty street food, modern architecture, and historical landmarks. Koyasan is the best place to experience the monk’s lifestyle. Kumano Sanzan pilgrimage route is designated a UNESCO world heritage site. Nanki Shirahama has various entertainment facilities. Kobe is mostly known for its beef and attractive city. Himeji Castle is the most beautiful original castle. Kinosaki Onsen is one of the top hot spring destinations.

You won’t be short on activities in Kansai. Whether you enjoy the natural sceneries of the mountains and countryside’s, the bright lights of Osaka, or the immersive history of Kyoto, there’s something for everyone in Kansai!

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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 allow you to enjoy Japanese culture firsthand in the intimacy of a small group. The maximum group size is 12 guests, which enables you to travel by public transportation, such as by train, subway, taxi, ferry or local bus. Walking the streets and taking the local trains will allow you to interact more with the locals and appreciate what everyday life in Japan is like. Each city will feature an expert local guide who will be able to share in-depth information on the featured attractions and sites, and provide assistance or recommendations if needed prior to your free time.

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Best of Japan with Japanese Alps & Koyasan: Autumn 
Leaves & Cherry Blossoms 2022 - 11/19

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan with Japanese Alps & Koyasan: Autumn Leaves & Cherry Blossoms 2022 - 11/19
Best of Japan with Japanese Alps & Koyasan: Autumn Leaves & Cherry Blossoms 2022 - 11/19
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73 reviews

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $5198.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Obara / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe / Kashihara / Koyasan
This is a perfect tour for travelers who want to visit the well- known regions of Japan…plus enjoy the Obara Shikizakura Festival, where fall foliage and cherry blossoms appear at the same time.

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $5198.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Obara / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe / Kashihara / Koyasan
This is a perfect tour for travelers who want to visit the well- known regions of Japan…plus enjoy the Obara Shikizakura Festival, where fall foliage and cherry blossoms appear at the same time.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sat. Nov 19, 2022 Thu. Dec 1, 2022 US $5198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Nov 18, 2023 Thu. Nov 30, 2023 US $5198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Japan Food Tour: Spring 2022 - 5/13

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Japan Food Tour: Spring 2022 - 5/13
Japan Food Tour: Spring 2022 - 5/13

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $5200.00

Tokyo / Kanazawa / Gokayama / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Hida Furukawa / Osaka / Awaji Island / Kyoto / Uji
A small-group guided food tour through Japan's best- kept culinary traditions.

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $5200.00

Tokyo / Kanazawa / Gokayama / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Hida Furukawa / Osaka / Awaji Island / Kyoto / Uji
A small-group guided food tour through Japan's best- kept culinary traditions.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Fri. May 13, 2022 Mon. May 23, 2022 US $5200.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Tokyo Kyoto Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Japan Food Tour: Autumn 2022 - 9/23

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Japan Food Tour: Autumn 2022 - 9/23
Japan Food Tour: Autumn 2022 - 9/23

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $5200.00

Tokyo / Kanazawa / Gokayama / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Hida Furukawa / Osaka / Awaji Island / Kyoto / Uji
A small-group guided food tour through Japan's best- kept culinary traditions.

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $5200.00

Tokyo / Kanazawa / Gokayama / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Hida Furukawa / Osaka / Awaji Island / Kyoto / Uji
A small-group guided food tour through Japan's best- kept culinary traditions.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Fri. Sep 23, 2022 Mon. Oct 3, 2022 US $5200.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Tokyo Kyoto Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail Walking & Hiking Tour: Spring 
2022 - 5/8

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail Walking & Hiking Tour: Spring 2022 - 5/8
Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail Walking & Hiking Tour: Spring 2022 - 5/8

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $5240.00

Mt Koya / Tokushima / Iya Valley / Kochi / Matsuyama / Kagawa
A small-group guided walking & hiking tour to Sacred Mount Koya & The Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage Trail.

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $5240.00

Mt Koya / Tokushima / Iya Valley / Kochi / Matsuyama / Kagawa
A small-group guided walking & hiking tour to Sacred Mount Koya & The Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage Trail.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. May 8, 2022 Fri. May 20, 2022 US $5240.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Osaka Kagawa Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail Walking & Hiking Tour: Autumn 
2021 - 10/17

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail Walking & Hiking Tour: Autumn 2021 - 10/17
Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail Walking & Hiking Tour: Autumn 2021 - 10/17

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $5240.00

Mt Koya / Tokushima / Iya Valley / Kochi / Matsuyama / Kagawa
A small-group guided walking & hiking tour to Sacred Mount Koya & The Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage Trail.

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $5240.00

Mt Koya / Tokushima / Iya Valley / Kochi / Matsuyama / Kagawa
A small-group guided walking & hiking tour to Sacred Mount Koya & The Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage Trail.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Cherry 
Blossoms 2022 - 3/30

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Cherry Blossoms 2022 - 3/30
Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Cherry Blossoms 2022 - 3/30

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $5300.00

Tokyo / Obuse / Yudanaka Onsen / Matsumoto / Narai / Tsumago / Magome / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kyoto / Nara / Mt Koya
A small-group guided cultural walking tour exploring the highlights of central Japan.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $5300.00

Tokyo / Obuse / Yudanaka Onsen / Matsumoto / Narai / Tsumago / Magome / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kyoto / Nara / Mt Koya
A small-group guided cultural walking tour exploring the highlights of central Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Wed. Mar 30, 2022 Tue. Apr 12, 2022 US $5300.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Tokyo Tokyo Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Spring 
2022 - 4/16, 5/13

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Spring 2022 - 4/16, 5/13
Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Spring 2022 - 4/16, 5/13

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $5300.00

Tokyo / Obuse / Yudanaka Onsen / Matsumoto / Narai / Tsumago / Magome / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kyoto / Nara / Mt Koya
A small-group guided cultural walking tour exploring the highlights of central Japan.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $5300.00

Tokyo / Obuse / Yudanaka Onsen / Matsumoto / Narai / Tsumago / Magome / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kyoto / Nara / Mt Koya
A small-group guided cultural walking tour exploring the highlights of central Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sat. Apr 16, 2022 Fri. Apr 29, 2022 US $5300.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Tokyo Tokyo Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. May 13, 2022 Thu. May 26, 2022 US $5300.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Tokyo Tokyo Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Summer

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Summer
Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Summer

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $5300.00

Tokyo / Obuse / Yudanaka Onsen / Matsumoto / Narai / Tsumago / Magome / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kyoto / Nara / Mt Koya
A small-group guided cultural walking tour exploring the highlights of central Japan.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $5300.00

Tokyo / Obuse / Yudanaka Onsen / Matsumoto / Narai / Tsumago / Magome / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kyoto / Nara / Mt Koya
A small-group guided cultural walking tour exploring the highlights of central Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Autumn 
Leaves 2022 - 10/19, 11/2

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Autumn Leaves 2022 - 10/19, 11/2
Japan Walking Tour: Shoguns and Samurai - Autumn Leaves 2022 - 10/19, 11/2

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $5300.00

Tokyo / Obuse / Yudanaka Onsen / Matsumoto / Narai / Tsumago / Magome / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kyoto / Nara / Mt Koya
A small-group guided cultural walking tour exploring the highlights of central Japan.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $5300.00

Tokyo / Obuse / Yudanaka Onsen / Matsumoto / Narai / Tsumago / Magome / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kyoto / Nara / Mt Koya
A small-group guided cultural walking tour exploring the highlights of central Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Wed. Oct 19, 2022 Tue. Nov 1, 2022 US $5300.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Tokyo Tokyo Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. Nov 2, 2022 Tue. Nov 15, 2022 US $5300.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Tokyo Tokyo Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Kyushu Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry Blossoms 2022 - 
4/6

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Kyushu Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry Blossoms 2022 - 4/6
Kyushu Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry Blossoms 2022 - 4/6

15 Days 14 Nights | from US $5330.00

Kyoto / Asuka / Beppu / Kurokawa Onsen / Mount Aso / Takachiho / Kumamoto / Kagoshima / Ibusuki / Yakushima / Nagasaki / Osaka
A small-group guided walking & hiking tour to the land of fire Kyushu with short hikes of 1-3 hours.

15 Days 14 Nights | from US $5330.00

Kyoto / Asuka / Beppu / Kurokawa Onsen / Mount Aso / Takachiho / Kumamoto / Kagoshima / Ibusuki / Yakushima / Nagasaki / Osaka
A small-group guided walking & hiking tour to the land of fire Kyushu with short hikes of 1-3 hours.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Wed. Apr 6, 2022 Wed. Apr 20, 2022 US $5330.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Kyoto Osaka Classic Save this tour Book Now  
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