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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.

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Experience the culture of Japan at a slower pace with groups of 10 to 18 people.
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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.

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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.

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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.

Group Tour | Deluxe       Tour Code: GTY3981086     4 reviews

Best of Hokkaido & Honshu: Autumn Leaves & Salmon Run

15 days 14 nights

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from USD $5798.00
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USD $1260.00
This autumn tour through Japan combines the enchanting fall colors of Hokkaido with the best sightseeing spots of Honshu.

This 15-day itinerary combines our Charms of Hokkaido: Autumn Leaves and Salmon Run Tour with our very popular Golden Route Japan Autumn Tour. Join this tour to immerse yourself in the wonderful nature and wildlife of a Hokkaido bright with fall colors, followed by an introduction to the most popular destinations in Honshu in an unforgettable autumn tour!

Start with a trip from Chitose to Shiraoi to watch the annual fall salmon run. Every year, the salmon of Hokkaido swim upstream... View More

This 15-day itinerary combines our Charms of Hokkaido: Autumn Leaves and Salmon Run Tour with our very popular Golden Route Japan Autumn Tour. Join this tour to immerse yourself in the wonderful nature and wildlife of a Hokkaido bright with fall colors, followed by an introduction to the most popular destinations in Honshu in an unforgettable autumn tour!

Start with a trip from Chitose to Shiraoi to watch the annual fall salmon run. Every year, the salmon of Hokkaido swim upstream many rivers of Hokkaido, and we take you off the beaten track to the Uyuro River to observe this wonder of the natural world. You can also see the entire life cycle of Japan’s salmon at the Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium. Witness Hokkaido’s most enchanting season in Sounkyo as you view two spectacular waterfalls, then enjoy a nature cruise around the Shiretoko Peninsula, bursting with fall colors! Observe some of the local wildlife of Hokkaido, including the Ezo red fox at the Kitakitsune Farm in Kitami and the Tancho “red-crowned” crane at the Akan International Crane Center in Kushiro.

Continue your tour with a flight to Osaka, where your group will begin their exploration of mainland Japan. Beginning with Nara, where you will be inspired by the intricate architecture and towering monuments, including the Great Buddha statue, and you'll understand why this city is considered the birthplace of Buddhism in Japan. Spend two days in the ancient city of Kyoto, where you will have exclusive access to the city’s gardens, temples, shrine, castle and specialty shops. On our Autumn itinerary, we will also visit Arashiyama for its famous Togetsu Bridge, bamboo groves, and Tenryuji Temple where you can have a glimpse of traditional Zen landscape garden design. You will also have the opportunity to observe a kimono fashion show and enjoy a green tea ceremony with an apprentice geisha (maiko). Take a day in Koka to uncover the multicultural artifact collection at the Miho Museum. On the way to Tokyo, we will take the Hakone Ropeway to see the boiling pools of Owakudani and, weather permitting, enjoy breathtaking views of Mount Fuji. Finally, enjoy a sightseeing tour of all of Tokyo’s most top sightseeing spots, including Tokyo Tower, Asakusa Temple, and the Imperial Palace.

Please browse our detailed itinerary below for more information.


Destinations

Hokkaido (Chitose / Shiraoi / Sapporo / Otaru / Asahikawa / Sounkyo / Kitami / Abashiri / Shiretoko / Shari / Lake Mashu / Lake Akan / Kushiro), Honshu (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)

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