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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.

Budget Group Tours

Our Budget Tours are designed for our guests who are on a limited budget.

Explore the must-see sights and enjoy the hassle-free trip to Japan at an affordable price. Our most cost-effective way to see the highlights of Japan while staying in budget-friendly accommodations. If you would like to have a quick stop to sample the must-see sights of Japan, or plan to explore Japan on your own but would like to take a short trip to learn about Japan before your self-guided journeys. These are the tours for you.

Active Small Group Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 6 to 13 people using public transportation.

Explore Japan off the beaten path via Japanese public transportation, walking, hiking, cycling and more. Take more time to enjoy local experiences and picturesque landscape. Our Active Small Group Tours combine the best of cultural destinations with off-the-beaten-path via Japanese public transportation, Discover the country of Japan the way the locals do and see Japan from a different angle. A focus on getting away from the crowds and into the real Japan, see the diversity of Japan’s countryside unfold before your eyes.

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Charms of Southern Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom 
Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

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Charms of Southern Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour
Charms of Southern Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour
11 reviews
11 reviews

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3598.00

Saga / Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Explore a little deeper into the rural, "must see" sights of Southern Japan and admire the season's renowned cherry trees.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $3598.00

Saga / Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe
Explore a little deeper into the rural, "must see" sights of Southern Japan and admire the season's renowned cherry trees.
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Wed. Mar 26, 2025 Wed. Apr 2, 2025 US $3598.00 Fukuoka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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Otaku Tour: Anime, Manga, Ninja & Food - Summer

Group Tour | Budget          Book Now & Save $50

Group Tour | Budget    Book Now & Save $50

Otaku Tour: Anime, Manga, Ninja & Food - Summer
Otaku Tour: Anime, Manga, Ninja & Food - Summer

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Nagoya / Iga Ueno / Kyoto / Osaka
Join an refreshing summer Otaku Tour with AJT, and immerse yourself in Japan's Anime and Otaku Culture, visiting popular otaku destinations in Tokyo, Hakone, Nagoya, Kyoto, and Osaka.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Nagoya / Iga Ueno / Kyoto / Osaka
Join an refreshing summer Otaku Tour with AJT, and immerse yourself in Japan's Anime and Otaku Culture, visiting popular otaku destinations in Tokyo, Hakone, Nagoya, Kyoto, and Osaka.
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Sun. Jun 16, 2024 Tue. Jun 25, 2024 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Budget Save this tour Book Now  
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Otaku Tour: Anime, Manga, Ninja & Food - Autumn

Group Tour | Budget          Book Now & Save $50

Group Tour | Budget    Book Now & Save $50

Otaku Tour: Anime, Manga, Ninja & Food - Autumn
Otaku Tour: Anime, Manga, Ninja & Food - Autumn

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Nagoya / Iga Ueno / Kyoto / Osaka
Join a delightful autumn Otaku Tour with AJT, and immerse yourself in Japan's Anime and Otaku Culture, exploring must- see otaku destinations in Tokyo, Hakone, Nagoya, Kyoto, and Osaka.

10 Days 9 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Nagoya / Iga Ueno / Kyoto / Osaka
Join a delightful autumn Otaku Tour with AJT, and immerse yourself in Japan's Anime and Otaku Culture, exploring must- see otaku destinations in Tokyo, Hakone, Nagoya, Kyoto, and Osaka.
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Sun. Sep 1, 2024 Tue. Sep 10, 2024 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Budget Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Sep 1, 2025 Wed. Sep 10, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Budget Save this tour Book Now  
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto with Snow Monkey Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto with Snow Monkey Tour
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto with Snow Monkey Tour
39 reviews
39 reviews

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Lake Kawaguchi / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / 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 $3598.00

Tokyo / Lake Kawaguchi / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / 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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Mon. Dec 23, 2024 Tue. Dec 31, 2024 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring 
(Reverse) with Expo 2025 Osaka

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The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse) with Expo 2025 Osaka
The Golden Triangle of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse) with Expo 2025 Osaka
76 reviews
76 reviews

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3598.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa- go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
The must see sights of Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa & Kyoto, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3598.00

Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa- go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
The must see sights of Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa & Kyoto, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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Sat. Apr 19, 2025 Sun. Apr 27, 2025 US $3598.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Spring Tour with 
Expo 2025 Osaka

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Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Spring Tour with Expo 2025 Osaka
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Spring Tour with Expo 2025 Osaka
36 reviews
36 reviews

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3598.00

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, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3598.00

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, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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Sat. Apr 12, 2025 Sun. Apr 20, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Summer Tour with 
Expo 2025 Osaka

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Summer Tour with Expo 2025 Osaka
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Summer Tour with Expo 2025 Osaka
36 reviews
36 reviews

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / 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, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / 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, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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Sun. Jun 1, 2025 Mon. Jun 9, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Jun 14, 2025 Sun. Jun 22, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Jun 28, 2025 Sun. Jul 6, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Jul 5, 2025 Sun. Jul 13, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Jul 12, 2025 Sun. Jul 20, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Aug 16, 2025 Sun. Aug 24, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Autumn Tour with 
Expo 2025 Osaka

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Autumn Tour with Expo 2025 Osaka
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Autumn Tour with Expo 2025 Osaka
36 reviews
36 reviews

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / 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, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3598.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / 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, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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Sat. Sep 6, 2025 Sun. Sep 14, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Sep 20, 2025 Sun. Sep 28, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Sep 20, 2025 Wed. Oct 1, 2025 US $3598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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The Pilgrimage Route of Japan Tour: Autumn Leaves

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Pilgrimage Route of Japan Tour: Autumn Leaves
The Pilgrimage Route of Japan Tour: Autumn Leaves

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3698.00

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 $3698.00

Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Naruto / Koyasan / Kumano / Ise Shima
Experience and learn about the spiritual side of Japan.
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Fri. Nov 1, 2024 Sat. Nov 9, 2024 US $3698.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Nov 7, 2025 Sat. Nov 15, 2025 US $3698.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. Nov 6, 2026 Sat. Nov 14, 2026 US $3698.00 Osaka Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Triangle of Japan: Kawazu 
Cherry Blossom Festival & Snow Monkeys

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Triangle of Japan: Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival & Snow Monkeys
The Golden Triangle of Japan: Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival & Snow Monkeys
76 reviews
76 reviews

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3698.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Kawazu / Lake Kawaguchi / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo, Takayama & Kyoto... plus the Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival & Snow Monkeys.

9 Days 8 Nights | from US $3698.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Kawazu / Lake Kawaguchi / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
The must see sights of Tokyo, Takayama & Kyoto... plus the Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival & Snow Monkeys.
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Tue. Feb 11, 2025 Wed. Feb 19, 2025 US $3698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Thu. Feb 12, 2026 Fri. Feb 20, 2026 US $3698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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