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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: Cherry Blossom 
Tour 2020 - 3/22, 3/29, 4/4

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan with Japanese Alps: Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 3/22, 3/29, 4/4
Best of Japan with Japanese Alps: Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 3/22, 3/29, 4/4
72 reviews
72 reviews

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4198.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe
Travel to the most well known regions of Japan and its rural areas too while admiring Japan's famous cherry trees.

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4198.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe
Travel to the most well known regions of Japan and its rural areas too while admiring Japan's famous cherry trees.
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Sun. Mar 22, 2020 Wed. Apr 1, 2020 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Mar 29, 2020 Wed. Apr 8, 2020 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Apr 4, 2020 Tue. Apr 14, 2020 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Mar 21, 2021 Wed. Mar 31, 2021 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Mar 28, 2021 Wed. Apr 7, 2021 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Apr 3, 2021 Tue. Apr 13, 2021 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Best of Central Japan Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 3/29, 
4/5

Group Tour | Classic          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Classic    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Central Japan Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 3/29, 4/5
Best of Central Japan Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 3/29, 4/5

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $4198.00

Tokyo / Kyoto / Nara / Hakone / Tokyo
Visit Japan's most popular sites, travel like the locals on public transportation while still having some downtime.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $4198.00

Tokyo / Kyoto / Nara / Hakone / Tokyo
Visit Japan's most popular sites, travel like the locals on public transportation while still having some downtime.
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Sun. Mar 29, 2020 Tue. Apr 7, 2020 US $4198.00

Small Group Limited to 8 passengers

Tokyo Tokyo Classic Save this tour Sold Out
Sun. Apr 5, 2020 Tue. Apr 14, 2020 US $4198.00

Small Group Limited to 8 passengers

Tokyo Tokyo Classic Save this tour Sold Out
Sun. Mar 28, 2021 Tue. Apr 6, 2021 US $4198.00

Small Group Limited to 8 passengers

Tokyo Tokyo Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Apr 4, 2021 Tue. Apr 13, 2021 US $4198.00

Small Group Limited to 8 passengers

Tokyo Tokyo Classic Save this tour Book Now  
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto with Hiroshima Cherry Blossom 
Tour 2020 - 3/22, 3/29

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto with Hiroshima Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 3/22, 3/29
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto with Hiroshima Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 3/22, 3/29

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4198.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe
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.

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4198.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe
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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Sun. Mar 22, 2020 Wed. Apr 1, 2020 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Mar 29, 2020 Wed. Apr 8, 2020 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Mar 21, 2021 Wed. Mar 31, 2021 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Mar 28, 2021 Wed. Apr 7, 2021 US $4198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Highlights of China and Japan Tour Spring: 2020 - 5/13

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of China and Japan Tour Spring: 2020 - 5/13
Highlights of China and Japan Tour Spring: 2020 - 5/13

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4198.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A refreshing 14-day spring tour through China and Japan, while exploring their ancient cultural treasures.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4198.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A refreshing 14-day spring tour through China and Japan, while exploring their ancient cultural treasures.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Wed. May 13, 2020 Tue. May 26, 2020 US $4198.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Sold Out
Thu. May 13, 2021 Wed. May 26, 2021 US $4198.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Highlights of China and Japan Tour Summer: 2020 - 6/22

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of China and Japan Tour Summer: 2020 - 6/22
Highlights of China and Japan Tour Summer: 2020 - 6/22

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4198.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
This 14-day tour takes travelers on a route of history and cultural imagination through the lands of China and Japan.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4198.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
This 14-day tour takes travelers on a route of history and cultural imagination through the lands of China and Japan.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Jun 22, 2020 Sun. Jul 5, 2020 US $4198.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Sold Out
Mon. Jun 21, 2021 Sun. Jul 4, 2021 US $4198.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Highlights of China and Japan Tour Autumn: 2020 - 10/19

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of China and Japan Tour Autumn: 2020 - 10/19
Highlights of China and Japan Tour Autumn: 2020 - 10/19

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4198.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
This 14-day tour offers travelers a rare glimpse of China and Japan’s unique wonders during their most vivid season.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4198.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
This 14-day tour offers travelers a rare glimpse of China and Japan’s unique wonders during their most vivid season.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Oct 19, 2020 Sun. Nov 1, 2020 US $4198.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Oct 18, 2021 Sun. Oct 31, 2021 US $4198.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Best of Japan with Japanese Alps (Reverse): Cherry 
Blossom Tour 2021 - 4/3

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan with Japanese Alps (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour 2021 - 4/3
Best of Japan with Japanese Alps (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour 2021 - 4/3
72 reviews
72 reviews

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4198.00

Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe / Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
Travel to the most well known regions of Japan and its rural areas too while admiring Japan's famous cherry trees.

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4198.00

Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe / Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
Travel to the most well known regions of Japan and its rural areas too while admiring Japan's famous cherry trees.
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Sat. Apr 3, 2021 Tue. Apr 13, 2021 US $4198.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Highlights of China and Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour 2020 - 
11/23

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of China and Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour 2020 - 11/23
Highlights of China and Japan: Autumn Leaves Tour 2020 - 11/23

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4298.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A 14-day tour that takes travelers to discover the beautiful sights of China and Japan under the bright colors of autumn.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4298.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A 14-day tour that takes travelers to discover the beautiful sights of China and Japan under the bright colors of autumn.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Nov 23, 2020 Sun. Dec 6, 2020 US $4298.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Nov 22, 2021 Sun. Dec 5, 2021 US $4298.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Highlights of China and Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 
- 3/24

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of China and Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 3/24
Highlights of China and Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour 2020 - 3/24

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4398.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A 14-day spring cultural tour through China and Japan, featuring the beautiful Japanese cherry blossom.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4398.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A 14-day spring cultural tour through China and Japan, featuring the beautiful Japanese cherry blossom.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Tue. Mar 24, 2020 Mon. Apr 6, 2020 US $4398.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Mar 23, 2021 Mon. Apr 5, 2021 US $4398.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Best of Japan with Japanese Alps: Fuji 
Shibazakura, Snow Monkeys & Snow Corridor 2020 - 5/9

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan with Japanese Alps: Fuji Shibazakura, Snow Monkeys & Snow Corridor 2020 - 5/9
Best of Japan with Japanese Alps: Fuji Shibazakura, Snow Monkeys & Snow Corridor 2020 - 5/9
72 reviews
72 reviews

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $4698.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe
Must-see sites of Tokyo, Kyoto, Mt. Fuji, and Hiroshima as well as a few seasonal specialties that you can't miss.

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $4698.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe
Must-see sites of Tokyo, Kyoto, Mt. Fuji, and Hiroshima as well as a few seasonal specialties that you can't miss.
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Sat. May 9, 2020 Thu. May 21, 2020 US $4698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 9, 2021 Fri. May 21, 2021 US $4698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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