10/14/2018 - 10/23/2018 / November 19, 2018
This tour allowed us to see so many different places in Japan in a relatively short period of time. There was a good balance between time in the bus on the road and time out of the bus. Naturally, we made stops at places we would have loved to have spent more time at but now these are places we can go back to again. All of the historical stops, hotels, restaurants and shopping were super. And our tour guide Kim Kido was the best. She was so informative and she was great about sharing information about the people and real life in Japan. You are very lucky to have her.
Wedemeyer & Deborah from Texas
9/21/2018 - 9/30/2018 / October 14, 2018
My group of 5 returned from our trip in Japan doing the Best of Japan (reverse) tour on September 21st to the 28th. All Japan Tours not only made vacation in Japan amazing, they have amazing customer service and communication. The tour guides, Kim and Billy, were helpful and knowledgeable about both things on and off the tour. We always had an answer from them about any questions we had. They even helped us with some things off the tour as we stayed an extra 4 days after it ended. My husband and I are already planning to go back to Japan and will 100% be using AJT again. Dont let the price sway you. For what we paid, it was worth it. The hotels were always top notch and the events for each day had us in awe and kept our excitement going. Our driver Tahara was also courteous and amazing.
Deeja & family from Ohio
9/16/2018 - 9/25/2018 / September 28, 2018
Happy that a lot of sites were included. The temples, the bullet train ride, the onsen spa bath, Mt Fuji etc. We felt as if we had seen all the important parts of Japan.
Noel & Jacqueline from New York
9/2/2018 - 9/11/2018 / October 1, 2018
Billy is an amazing tour guide! He explained the culture, was able to assist in everything we asked, helped my proposed to my now fiancé. Would definitely recommend him as a tour guide!
Robert & Larkyna from Massachusetts
7/27/2018 - 8/5/2018 / August 15, 2018
EXCELLENT TOUR!!!!!! My guide, Ms. Katsume Miharu was an excellent guide. To be honest I think she is the one that made this tour so exceptional. Miharu was knowledgeable, professional and very funny. She has given me an excellent insight of the rich history, culture and the customs of the Japanese people. She was very professional and handled a very difficult customer with such ease and grace. She is one top notch tour guide. I plan to go back to Japan with my husband and I am definitely going to request for Miharu.
Ms. Hannah & Ms. Nellie from New Jersey
4/13/2018 - 4/23/2018 / April 26th, 2018
My niece and I really enjoyed our tour guide, Billy.
Shonna & Rebecca from California
4/13/2018 - 4/22/2018 / May 17th, 2018
The tour covered a large area of Japan and flowed smoothly. The two cooking lessons (okonomiyake and sushi) were fun and highly enjoyable. Our guide Billy- san was amazing, taking time to answer individual questions in a large group, very knowledgeable and friendly. He would tell us stories on the bus to while away the traveling time, but he also knew when we needed quiet time. Japan is a wonderful country with so much to do - this tour was an excellent introduction to its culture.
Jonathan & Juliana from California
4/2/2018 - 4/11/2018 / April 27th, 2018
Judith & Deron from Maryland
3/26/2018 - 4/4/2018 / April 9th, 2018
Our guide was fantastic (Kim Kida) and her history and story telling skills were wonderful. The tour was not just a visit to temples /shrines and gardens, but a cultural enlightment. Being a vegetarian, I was very appreciative of the care that Kim took to make sure I got great food. Good, safe drivers - Uetake and Takahashi.
Ms. Patricia Lee Propst from Colorado
9/17/2017-10/1/2017 / September 28th, 2017
Only two things would have made the tour better: 1. A listening device that would allow the guides comments to be heard without having to be right beside her and 2. A larger bus with more luggage storage space. Kida Kim did a wonderful job and has the right personality to make everyone feel comfortable and important.
Mrs. Davey & Mr. Jerry Duane Pollit