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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.

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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Grand Tour of Japan: Autumn Leaves & Cherry Blossoms

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Grand Tour of Japan: Autumn Leaves & Cherry Blossoms
Grand Tour of Japan: Autumn Leaves & Cherry Blossoms

22 Days 21 Nights | from US $8898.00

Sapporo / Otaru / Shiraoi / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya / Shikabecho / Hakodate / Seikan Tunnel / Aomori / Towada / Morioka / Hiraizumi / Matsushima / Nikko / Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Obara / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Takamatsu / Shimanami Kaido / Hiroshima / Kitsuki / Beppu / Takachiho / Nagasaki / Fukuoka
Explore Japan's all four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, & Kyushu...plus enjoy the Obara Shikizakura Festival, where fall foliage and cherry blossoms appear at the same time.

22 Days 21 Nights | from US $8898.00

Sapporo / Otaru / Shiraoi / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya / Shikabecho / Hakodate / Seikan Tunnel / Aomori / Towada / Morioka / Hiraizumi / Matsushima / Nikko / Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Obara / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Takamatsu / Shimanami Kaido / Hiroshima / Kitsuki / Beppu / Takachiho / Nagasaki / Fukuoka
Explore Japan's all four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, & Kyushu...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 4, 2023 Sat. Nov 25, 2023 US $8898.00 Sapporo Fukuoka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Nov 2, 2024 Sat. Nov 23, 2024 US $8898.00 Sapporo Fukuoka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Nov 1, 2025 Sat. Nov 22, 2025 US $8898.00 Sapporo Fukuoka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Signature: Classic Japan - Takayama Autumn Festival 
Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus          Book Now & Save $200

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus    Book Now & Save $200

Signature: Classic Japan - Takayama Autumn Festival Tour
Signature: Classic Japan - Takayama Autumn Festival Tour

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $8998.00 (Limit to 16 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Hiroshima / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
The finest Japan group travel experience with a maximum group size 16 guests.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $8998.00 (Limit to 16 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Hiroshima / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
The finest Japan group travel experience with a maximum group size 16 guests.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Fri. Oct 6, 2023 Thu. Oct 19, 2023 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 14 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Oct 6, 2024 Sat. Oct 19, 2024 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 16 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Oct 6, 2025 Sun. Oct 19, 2025 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 16 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Signature: Classic Japan Autumn Leaves Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus          Book Now & Save $200

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus    Book Now & Save $200

Signature: Classic Japan Autumn Leaves Tour
Signature: Classic Japan Autumn Leaves Tour

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $8998.00 (Limit to 16 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Hiroshima / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
The finest Japan group travel experience with a maximum group size 16 guests.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $8998.00 (Limit to 16 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Hiroshima / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
The finest Japan group travel experience with a maximum group size 16 guests.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Oct 30, 2023 Sun. Nov 12, 2023 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 14 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Nov 4, 2024 Sun. Nov 17, 2024 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 16 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Nov 3, 2025 Sun. Nov 16, 2025 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 16 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Signature: Classic Japan Cherry Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus          Book Now & Save $200

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus    Book Now & Save $200

Signature: Classic Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
Signature: Classic Japan Cherry Blossom Tour

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $8998.00 (Limit to 16 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Hiroshima / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
The finest Japan group travel experience with a maximum group size 16 guests.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $8998.00 (Limit to 16 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Hiroshima / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
The finest Japan group travel experience with a maximum group size 16 guests.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Mar 27, 2023 Sun. Apr 9, 2023 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 14 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Sold Out
Mon. Apr 1, 2024 Sun. Apr 14, 2024 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 16 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Mar 24, 2025 Sun. Apr 6, 2025 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 16 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Signature: Classic Japan - Takayama Spring Festival & 
Cherry Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus          Book Now & Save $200

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus    Book Now & Save $200

Signature: Classic Japan - Takayama Spring Festival & Cherry Blossom Tour
Signature: Classic Japan - Takayama Spring Festival & Cherry Blossom Tour

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $8998.00 (Limit to 16 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Hiroshima / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
The finest Japan group travel experience with a maximum group size 16 guests.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $8998.00 (Limit to 16 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Hiroshima / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
The finest Japan group travel experience with a maximum group size 16 guests.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Apr 10, 2023 Sun. Apr 23, 2023 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 14 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Thu. Apr 11, 2024 Wed. Apr 24, 2024 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 16 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Apr 11, 2025 Thu. Apr 24, 2025 US $8998.00

Small Group Limited to 16 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Japan Pottery & Art Tour with Tokyo Extension

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus    Book Now & Save $100

Japan Pottery & Art Tour with Tokyo Extension
Japan Pottery & Art Tour with Tokyo Extension

17 Days 16 Nights | from US $9998.00 (Limit to 12 guests)

Toho Village / Sasebo / Hasami / Arita / Karatsu / Bizen / Kurashiki / Yasugi / Naoshima / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Mt. Fuji / Tokyo
For travelers who can't get enough of Japan Pottery and Art, join this 17-day tour that includes all the delights of our Japan Pottery and Art Tour, with an exciting extension that includes Mount Fuji and Tokyo!

17 Days 16 Nights | from US $9998.00 (Limit to 12 guests)

Toho Village / Sasebo / Hasami / Arita / Karatsu / Bizen / Kurashiki / Yasugi / Naoshima / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Mt. Fuji / Tokyo
For travelers who can't get enough of Japan Pottery and Art, join this 17-day tour that includes all the delights of our Japan Pottery and Art Tour, with an exciting extension that includes Mount Fuji and Tokyo!
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. May 28, 2023 Tue. Jun 13, 2023 US $9998.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Fukuoka Tokyo Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Sold Out
Wed. May 29, 2024 Fri. Jun 14, 2024 US $9998.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Fukuoka Tokyo Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. May 28, 2025 Fri. Jun 13, 2025 US $9998.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Fukuoka Tokyo Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Luxury Japan Spring Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus          Book Now & Save $300

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus    Book Now & Save $300

Luxury Japan Spring Tour
Luxury Japan Spring Tour

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $12998.00 (Limit to 6 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Kyoto
Our Luxury Japan Spring Tour offers the best choice cuisine, extraordinary experiences and the most luxurious accommodations.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $12998.00 (Limit to 6 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Kyoto
Our Luxury Japan Spring Tour offers the best choice cuisine, extraordinary experiences and the most luxurious accommodations.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. May 7, 2023 Sun. May 14, 2023 US $12998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 12, 2024 Sun. May 19, 2024 US $12998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 11, 2025 Sun. May 18, 2025 US $12998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Luxury Japan Summer Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus          Book Now & Save $300

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus    Book Now & Save $300

Luxury Japan Summer Tour
Luxury Japan Summer Tour

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $12998.00 (Limit to 6 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Kyoto
Our Luxury Japan Summer Tour offers the best choice cuisine, extraordinary experiences and the most luxurious accommodations.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $12998.00 (Limit to 6 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Kyoto
Our Luxury Japan Summer Tour offers the best choice cuisine, extraordinary experiences and the most luxurious accommodations.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. Jun 18, 2023 Sun. Jun 25, 2023 US $12998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Jun 23, 2024 Sun. Jun 30, 2024 US $12998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Jun 22, 2025 Sun. Jun 29, 2025 US $12998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Luxury Japan Autumn Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus          Book Now & Save $300

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus    Book Now & Save $300

Luxury Japan Autumn Tour
Luxury Japan Autumn Tour

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $12998.00 (Limit to 6 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Kyoto
Our Luxury Japan Autumn Tour offers the best choice cuisine, extraordinary experiences and the most luxurious accommodations.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $12998.00 (Limit to 6 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Kyoto
Our Luxury Japan Autumn Tour offers the best choice cuisine, extraordinary experiences and the most luxurious accommodations.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. Oct 8, 2023 Sun. Oct 15, 2023 US $12998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Oct 13, 2024 Sun. Oct 20, 2024 US $12998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Oct 12, 2025 Sun. Oct 19, 2025 US $12998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Luxury Japan Cherry Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus          Book Now & Save $300

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus    Book Now & Save $300

Luxury Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
Luxury Japan Cherry Blossom Tour

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $14998.00 (Limit to 6 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Kyoto
Our Luxury Japan Cherry Blossom Tour offers the best choice cuisine, extraordinary experiences and the most luxurious accommodations.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $14998.00 (Limit to 6 guests)

Tokyo / Hakone / Kyoto
Our Luxury Japan Cherry Blossom Tour offers the best choice cuisine, extraordinary experiences and the most luxurious accommodations.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. Apr 2, 2023 Sun. Apr 9, 2023 US $14998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Sold Out
Sun. Mar 31, 2024 Sun. Apr 7, 2024 US $14998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Mar 30, 2025 Sun. Apr 6, 2025 US $14998.00

Small Group Limited to 6 passengers

Tokyo Osaka Deluxe-Plus Save this tour Book Now  
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