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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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Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring

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Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Spring

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
Wed. May 17, 2023 Wed. May 24, 2023 US $3198.00 Osaka Fukuoka Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. May 17, 2024 Fri. May 24, 2024 US $3198.00 Osaka Fukuoka Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring

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The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring
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.
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Sat. May 20, 2023 Sat. May 27, 2023 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. May 18, 2024 Sat. May 25, 2024 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse)

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Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse)
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse)

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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Fri. Sep 30, 2022 Fri. Oct 7, 2022 US $3198.00 Fukuoka Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Sep 30, 2023 Sat. Oct 7, 2023 US $3198.00 Fukuoka Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Sep 30, 2024 Mon. Oct 7, 2024 US $3198.00 Fukuoka Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Winter: Snow 
Monkeys

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The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Winter: Snow Monkeys
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Winter: Snow Monkeys
51 reviews
51 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Tokyo / Lake Kawaguchi / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo, Takayama & Kyoto... plus the Snow Monkeys.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Tokyo / Lake Kawaguchi / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo, Takayama & Kyoto... plus the Snow Monkeys.
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Fri. Dec 23, 2022 Fri. Dec 30, 2022 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
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The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Summer

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The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Summer
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Summer
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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
Sun. Jul 9, 2023 Sun. Jul 16, 2023 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Aug 27, 2023 Sun. Sep 3, 2023 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Jun 30, 2024 Sun. Jul 7, 2024 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival

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The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival
The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival
83 reviews
83 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

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 $3198.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto...plus the Aoi Festival.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Thu. May 11, 2023 Thu. May 18, 2023 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. May 11, 2024 Sat. May 18, 2024 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): Gion 
Summer Festival

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The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): Gion Summer Festival
The Golden Route Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): Gion Summer Festival
83 reviews
83 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

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 $3198.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / 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
Sat. Jul 15, 2023 Sat. Jul 22, 2023 US $3198.00 Osaka Tokyo Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Jul 15, 2024 Mon. Jul 22, 2024 US $3198.00 Osaka Tokyo Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse)

Group Tour |          Book Now & Save $100

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The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse)
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse)
51 reviews
51 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
Experience both modern and traditional culture in Tokyo, Kyoto, Shirakawa-go, Takayama & Kanazawa.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3198.00

Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
Experience both modern and traditional culture in Tokyo, Kyoto, Shirakawa-go, Takayama & Kanazawa.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Sep 11, 2023 Mon. Sep 18, 2023 US $3198.00 Osaka Tokyo Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Sep 9, 2024 Mon. Sep 16, 2024 US $3198.00 Osaka Tokyo Save this tour Book Now  
Charms of Southern Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour

Group Tour |          Book Now & Save $100

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Charms of Southern Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour
Charms of Southern Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

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

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Takamatsu / Shimanami Kaido / Hiroshima / Kitsuki / Beppu / Takachiho / Nagasaki
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan in autumn leaves season.
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Sat. Nov 19, 2022 Sat. Nov 26, 2022 US $3298.00 Osaka Fukuoka Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Nov 18, 2023 Sat. Nov 25, 2023 US $3298.00 Osaka Fukuoka Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Nov 16, 2024 Sat. Nov 23, 2024 US $3298.00 Osaka Fukuoka Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Triangle of Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour

Group Tour |          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour |    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Triangle of Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour
The Golden Triangle of Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour
51 reviews
51 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

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

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3298.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo, Takayama & Kyoto... plus the beautiful autumn leaves.
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Sat. Oct 29, 2022 Sat. Nov 5, 2022 US $3298.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Oct 28, 2023 Sat. Nov 4, 2023 US $3298.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Oct 26, 2024 Sat. Nov 2, 2024 US $3298.00 Tokyo Osaka Save this tour Book Now  
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