7/27/2014 - 8/5/2014 / September 2nd, 2014
The tour was wonderful! My husband and I enjoyed our time in Japan immensely and hope to return one day soon, hopefully to see the sakura in full bloom. Kim Kida was an excellent guide - informative, friendly and very helpful in answering our questions. She even went out of her way to show me the Tourist Kimono shop, which I really appreciated (though I loved to wear the kimono, I was so hot! But loving it! ^_^;) The food was wonderful, especially the Kobe beef at the end of our tour. We would happily recommend your service to anyone looking to visit Japan. Thanks also goes to our bus driver, Uetake-san, for driving the long hours across our many destinations - he also seemed quite nice and professional as well.
Tracy and Bryan from Canada
7/20/2014 - 8/3/2014 / August 6th, 2014
I just wanted to let you know that my husband, Thom, and I thoroughly enjoyed the trip to Japan that you organized. Everything was great. We had no problems getting around and the tour guides were wonderful. They were very organized and friendly. The hotels were also very nice and convenient. The trek up Mt. Fugi was a bit harder than we expected but we persevered and made it. The guides were helpful and patient. We truly enjoyed the Japanese cultural experience and would definitely recommend your tour company. Thanks so much,
Thom & Pam from Georgia
7/15/2014 - 7/22/2014 / July 31th, 2014
I just want to thank you for such a great
Kim Kida was an AMAZING tour guide. There wasn't any question that we had that she didn't know the answer to and made us feel most welcome asking her anything. She made us feel the joy and awe the beautiful country of Japan. My 18 year old nephew had a good time the whole time and that is saying something. Kim gave us the perfect amount of structured and free time. I can't write enough good things about her!
Our bus driver was Mr. Hasegawa, which says a lot that I remember his name. He was extremely skilled at his job but he was also very kind and extremely dedicated to his job. We had impressive holiday traffic one day and he was efficient and kind the whole time.
I wish I could remember the Japanese phrase for "Thank you for being tired." I am sure Mr. Hasegawa and Ms. Kida must have been very tired after our tour but we saw none of that because they were energetic and gracious the whole time (extremely accommodating also - just fantastic).
Bonnie from California
7/8/2014 - 7/20/2014 / July 25th, 2014
On behalf of Purple Dragon, I would like to thank you for a wonderful and memorable trip to Japan. It was such a beautiful, lovely, inspiring trip thanks to you and our wonderful tour guide, Miharu San who we came to love as a friend. Because our trip was so memorable, we plan on returning within the next year. Japan is a beautiful country with a rich culture we admire. We would also like to express our humble gratitude for arranging the trip to the Dai Nippon Botuko Kai for our martial arts group, and we ask that our thanks be extended to the Botudo Kai for allowing us to train in their prestigious dojo as it was greatly appreciated and will be a treasured memory no one will ever forgot. Thank you again, and we look forward to traveling to Japan again in the future.
Elizabeth from Florida
7/6/2014 - 7/12/2014 / July 20th, 2014
I am back from my Golden Route Japan
Summer Tour from July 6-12, 2014. I
enjoyed the tour very much with all the
variety and things to do in a short time.
I also liked the pace and the choice of
places to visit, and the food was
wonderful. We did see and do everything
despite the typhoon that was supposed to
hit us and it only rained hard at the
Ninja Museum. We saw Mt. Fuji clearly
from a distance.
What I liked really well was our tour guide, Kim Kida. Not only was she accommodating to everyone's needs but she was especially helpful to me on my travel arrangements from Osaka to Yokohama after the tour ended. Kim gave me precise directions on taking the bullit train from Shin Osaka to Shin Yokohama without using taxis which saved me a lot of money. There was a free shuttle bus from ANA Crown Plaza Hotel in Osaka to Osaka Station where I bought my bullit train ticket. Then I got on a local train with the bullit train ticket that got me to Shin Osaka in 2 minutes. This was a free transfer. Then I caught the bullit train to Shin Yokohama and used the same ticket to catch a local Yokohama train to Sakura- gicho station. The exit leads to a huge plaza with a escalator taking you to the landmark tower and the covered malls. I walked about 15 minutes to my hotel which is attached to the 2nd mall. A taxi would have taken 30 minutes according to Kim. I am glad I followed her advice because the way I walked was directly to the hotel. I also did not see the streets or taxis around which take one-way streets that are out of the way and the traffic lights are long. It took me 5 hours to do all this so it was a daunting task when you do not read Japanese and speak only a little Japanese.
Fumiko from California
5/20/2014 - 5/26/2014 / May 28th, 2014
Good day to everybody in All Japan tours. I just comeback from Golden Route Japan spring tour. I just loved every minute of this tour. Next day at home I already missed Japanese food. The hotels you can not wish for better. Everything was organized just perfect, on very high professional level. And most important is country of Japan. I enjoy every moment in there. Rich history, warm peoples, local cuisine. Well done, AJT. Thank You so much.
Arturas from Illinois
4/5/2014 - 4/18/2014 / May 21st, 2014
Good morning to all at All Japan Tours ..... It has been awhile since we returned from our trip on April 19th. I have been meaning to write to you but caught up in work and home and life. Joe and I wanted to express to you of what a wonderful once in a life time trip to Japan we had. Everything to us was perfect. Your tour guide Yukie was the best ... she had so much personality and added so much insight that we really appreciate, we just loved her. Our wonderful bus diver can't remember his name but it was Bamboo Man in English was the best and safest drive who drove us over 2,000 from one point to another was remarkable and we so appreciated him. The tour, the sites, the culture and all the meals were so wonderful .... we just loved it and just wanted to let you know we felt it was worth every penny. Thank you for your services .... we have attached a few pictures of our memories ..... Thank you again,
Joe & Terry
3/19/2014 - 3/25/2014 / May 12th, 2014
I apologize for the delay in not sending you a comment regarding our Japan tour but I had to leave on another vacation soon after. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour – the hotel and accommodation, the itinerary, meals were excellent, and best of all we had Yuka as our guide. She was informative, humorous, and took very good care of us all. We had one person on the tour who was very rude at times but Yuka handled him very professionally. Perhaps we might be a bit biased but it’s hard to imagine anyone visiting Japan not to fall in love with their culture, the people and the beauty of this country. Thank you for a wonderful tour.
Kazuo from Canada
3/23/2014 - 3/29/2014 / April 29th, 2014
I wanted to touch base and let you and everyone at all japan tours know what an amazing time we had on our recent trip. We had Kim as our guide and Nita as our driver. They are wonderful. We could not have asked for more. We also loved all of the hotel choices. They were fantastic. I have recommended you to several people already and many people have asked about our tour based on the photos from our trip. Thank you for everything.
Kelly from California
4/13/2014 - 4/19/2014 / April 21st, 2014
We just finished the Golden Route Reverse Tour and we had a wonderful time. It was a very fascinating tour. We saw lots of beautiful attractions and the tour guide Don Lim was very helpful to make sure everyone was accomodated. The bus drivers were also very professional and nice. I am interested in booking a tour in 2015 to Hokkaido, possibly the Summer Flowers in Hokkaido & Kyoto. I will check the All Japan Tours web site to stay informed of the dates for these tours.
Jacqueline from Germany