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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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Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Summer Tour 2022 - 6/4, 
6/18, 7/5, 7/16

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Summer Tour 2022 - 6/4, 6/18, 7/5, 7/16
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Summer Tour 2022 - 6/4, 6/18, 7/5, 7/16

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3098.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Anime Flavor Tour is the best thing to fulfill your Otaku needs. We will go to some of the popular anime spots while learning about Japan’s culture.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3098.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Anime Flavor Tour is the best thing to fulfill your Otaku needs. We will go to some of the popular anime spots while learning about Japan’s culture.
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Sat. Jun 4, 2022 Sat. Jun 11, 2022 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Jun 18, 2022 Sat. Jun 25, 2022 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Jul 5, 2022 Tue. Jul 12, 2022 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Jul 16, 2022 Sat. Jul 23, 2022 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Jun 3, 2023 Sat. Jun 10, 2023 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Jun 17, 2023 Sat. Jun 24, 2023 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. Jul 5, 2023 Wed. Jul 12, 2023 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Jul 15, 2023 Sat. Jul 22, 2023 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Autumn Tour 2022 - 9/3, 
10/15

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Autumn Tour 2022 - 9/3, 10/15
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Autumn Tour 2022 - 9/3, 10/15

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3098.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Anime Flavor Tour is the best thing to fulfill your Otaku needs. We will go to some of the popular anime spots while learning about Japan’s culture.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3098.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Anime Flavor Tour is the best thing to fulfill your Otaku needs. We will go to some of the popular anime spots while learning about Japan’s culture.
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Sat. Sep 3, 2022 Sat. Sep 10, 2022 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Oct 15, 2022 Sat. Oct 22, 2022 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Sep 2, 2023 Sat. Sep 9, 2023 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Oct 14, 2023 Sat. Oct 21, 2023 US $3098.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: 
Cherry Blossoms

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry Blossoms
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry Blossoms

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3160.00

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3160.00

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.
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Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: 
Spring 2022 - 4/20

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Spring 2022 - 4/20
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Spring 2022 - 4/20

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3160.00

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3160.00

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.
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Wed. Apr 20, 2022 Wed. Apr 27, 2022 US $3160.00

Small Group Limited to 12 passengers

Kyoto Tokyo Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: 
Autumn 2021 - 10/5, 10/19

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Autumn 2021 - 10/5, 10/19
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Autumn 2021 - 10/5, 10/19

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3160.00

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3160.00

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.
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Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: 
Autumn Leaves 2021 - 11/9

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Autumn Leaves 2021 - 11/9
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Autumn Leaves 2021 - 11/9

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3160.00

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3160.00

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.
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The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 
2022 - 4/17

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2022 - 4/17
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2022 - 4/17
51 reviews
51 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
The must see sights of Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa & Kyoto.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
The must see sights of Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa & Kyoto.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sun. Apr 17, 2022 Sun. Apr 24, 2022 US $3198.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Apr 23, 2023 Sun. Apr 30, 2023 US $3198.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2022 
- 4/11

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2022 - 4/11
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2022 - 4/11

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.
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Mon. Apr 11, 2022 Mon. Apr 18, 2022 US $3198.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Apr 17, 2023 Mon. Apr 24, 2023 US $3198.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring: 2022 - 5/17

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring: 2022 - 5/17
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring: 2022 - 5/17

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Takamatsu / Shimanami Kaido / Hiroshima / Kitsuki / Beppu / Takachiho / Nagasaki
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Takamatsu / Shimanami Kaido / Hiroshima / Kitsuki / Beppu / Takachiho / Nagasaki
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Tue. May 17, 2022 Tue. May 24, 2022 US $3198.00 Osaka Fukuoka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. May 17, 2023 Wed. May 24, 2023 US $3198.00 Osaka Fukuoka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring: 2022 - 5/21

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring: 2022 - 5/21
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring: 2022 - 5/21
51 reviews
51 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa & Kyoto.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa & Kyoto.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sat. May 21, 2022 Sat. May 28, 2022 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. May 20, 2023 Sat. May 27, 2023 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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