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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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Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse) with 
Koyasan 2020 - 10/19

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse) with Koyasan 2020 - 10/19
Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse) with Koyasan 2020 - 10/19
11 reviews
11 reviews

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3298.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Usa / Hiroshima / Shimanamo Kaido / Takamatsu / Tokushima / Mt Koya
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3298.00

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Usa / Hiroshima / Shimanamo Kaido / Takamatsu / Tokushima / Mt Koya
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
Mon. Oct 19, 2020 Tue. Oct 27, 2020 US $3298.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Oct 18, 2021 Tue. Oct 26, 2021 US $3298.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Tour with AnimeJapan & 
Cherry Blossoms 2020 - 3/21

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Tour with AnimeJapan & Cherry Blossoms 2020 - 3/21
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Tour with AnimeJapan & Cherry Blossoms 2020 - 3/21

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3298.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / 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.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3298.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / 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. Mar 21, 2020 Sun. Mar 29, 2020 US $3298.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Sold Out
Sat. Mar 20, 2021 Sun. Mar 28, 2021 US $3298.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Inquiry  
The Pilgrimage Route of Japan Tour: Autumn Leaves 2020 - 
11/6

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Pilgrimage Route of Japan Tour: Autumn Leaves 2020 - 11/6
The Pilgrimage Route of Japan Tour: Autumn Leaves 2020 - 11/6

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Naruto / Koyasan / Kumano / Ise Shima
Experience and learn about the spiritual side of Japan.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Naruto / Koyasan / Kumano / Ise Shima
Experience and learn about the spiritual side of Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Fri. Nov 6, 2020 Sat. Nov 14, 2020 US $3398.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Nov 5, 2021 Sat. Nov 13, 2021 US $3398.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Pilgrimage Route of Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour 
2020 - 4/4

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Pilgrimage Route of Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 4/4
The Pilgrimage Route of Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 4/4

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Naruto / Koyasan / Kumano / Ise Shima
Experience and learn about the spiritual side of Japan.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3398.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Naruto / Koyasan / Kumano / Ise Shima
Experience and learn about the spiritual side of Japan.
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Sat. Apr 4, 2020 Sun. Apr 12, 2020 US $3398.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Apr 4, 2021 Mon. Apr 12, 2021 US $3398.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Samurai, Gardens & Arts: Autumn Tour 2020 - 10/23

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Samurai, Gardens & Arts: Autumn Tour 2020 - 10/23
Samurai, Gardens & Arts: Autumn Tour 2020 - 10/23

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Awaji Island / Takamatsu / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Iwakuni / Yamaguchi / Nagato / Hagi / Iwami Ginzan / Izumo / Matsue / Tottori / Kinosaki Onsen / Asago / Himeji / Kobe
Be immerses in the samurai, garden and art culture of Japan.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Awaji Island / Takamatsu / Naoshima / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Iwakuni / Yamaguchi / Nagato / Hagi / Iwami Ginzan / Izumo / Matsue / Tottori / Kinosaki Onsen / Asago / Himeji / Kobe
Be immerses in the samurai, garden and art culture of Japan.
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Fri. Oct 23, 2020 Sun. Nov 1, 2020 US $3598.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Oct 22, 2021 Sun. Oct 31, 2021 US $3598.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Triangle of Japan: Fuji Shibazakura, Snow 
Monkeys & Snow Corridor 2020 - 5/9

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Triangle of Japan: Fuji Shibazakura, Snow Monkeys & Snow Corridor 2020 - 5/9
The Golden Triangle of Japan: Fuji Shibazakura, Snow Monkeys & Snow Corridor 2020 - 5/9
43 reviews
43 reviews

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must-see sights of Tokyo and Kyoto as well as some seasonal headliners showing the unique side of Japan.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must-see sights of Tokyo and Kyoto as well as some seasonal headliners showing the unique side of Japan.
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Sat. May 9, 2020 Mon. May 18, 2020 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 9, 2021 Tue. May 18, 2021 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Best of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2020 - 5/17, 
5/23

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2020 - 5/17, 5/23
Best of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): 2020 - 5/17, 5/23
72 reviews
72 reviews

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3698.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Oobokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect for those who want to visit the well known regions of Japan.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3698.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Oobokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect for those who want to visit the well known regions of Japan.
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Sun. May 17, 2020 Tue. May 26, 2020 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. May 23, 2020 Mon. Jun 1, 2020 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. May 17, 2021 Wed. May 26, 2021 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. May 28, 2021 Sun. Jun 6, 2021 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Best of Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): 2020 - 6/12, 6/26, 
7/15, 7/29, 8/21

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): 2020 - 6/12, 6/26, 7/15, 7/29, 8/21
Best of Japan Tour Summer (Reverse): 2020 - 6/12, 6/26, 7/15, 7/29, 8/21
72 reviews
72 reviews

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3698.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Oobokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect for those who want to visit the well known regions of Japan.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3698.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Oobokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect for those who want to visit the well known regions of Japan.
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Fri. Jun 12, 2020 Sun. Jun 21, 2020 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Jun 26, 2020 Sun. Jul 5, 2020 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. Jul 15, 2020 Fri. Jul 24, 2020 US $4598.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. Jul 29, 2020 Fri. Aug 7, 2020 US $4598.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Aug 21, 2020 Sun. Aug 30, 2020 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Jun 11, 2021 Sun. Jun 20, 2021 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Jun 25, 2021 Sun. Jul 4, 2021 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Jul 23, 2021 Sun. Aug 1, 2021 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Aug 20, 2021 Sun. Aug 29, 2021 US $3698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Highlights of Korea and Japan Tour Autumn 2020 - 10/21

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of Korea and Japan Tour Autumn 2020 - 10/21
Highlights of Korea and Japan Tour Autumn 2020 - 10/21

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $3698.00

Korea (Andong / Gyeongju / Seoul), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
Explore two beautiful countries in Asia - Korea & Japan in one tour.

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $3698.00

Korea (Andong / Gyeongju / Seoul), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
Explore two beautiful countries in Asia - Korea & Japan in one tour.
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Wed. Oct 21, 2020 Sun. Nov 1, 2020 US $3698.00 Seoul Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. Oct 20, 2021 Sun. Oct 31, 2021 US $3698.00 Seoul Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Best of Japan Tour Autumn 2020 - 9/6, 9/20, 10/18

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan Tour Autumn 2020 - 9/6, 9/20, 10/18
Best of Japan Tour Autumn 2020 - 9/6, 9/20, 10/18
72 reviews
72 reviews

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3698.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Oobokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe
Perfect for those who want to visit the well known regions of Japan.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3698.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Oobokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe
Perfect for those who want to visit the well known regions of Japan.
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Sun. Sep 6, 2020 Tue. Sep 15, 2020 US $3698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Sep 20, 2020 Tue. Sep 29, 2020 US $3698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Oct 18, 2020 Tue. Oct 27, 2020 US $3698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Sep 5, 2021 Tue. Sep 14, 2021 US $3698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Sep 19, 2021 Tue. Sep 28, 2021 US $3698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Oct 3, 2021 Tue. Oct 12, 2021 US $3698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Oct 17, 2021 Tue. Oct 26, 2021 US $3698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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