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    Japan Highlights Tours

    Tokyo tour à la carte

    Tokyo
    7 hours

    This tour covers my favorite places in Tokyo.You can choose three places from the list of more than 30 places in Tokyo, classified as Temple&Shrine, Garden, Shopping, Observatory, Museum, Experience, and Others.

    FROM$215/ per group
    Yuki K.
    4.72(270) reviews

    Tokyo Must-See Places As-You-Like One-Day Tour

    Tokyo
    8 hours

    You can make your own itinerary as you like. Tokyo has many interesting and beautiful places. You can select some of these. I can show you around Tokyo as much as possible. By using Tokyo Metro 24-hour Ticket, you can visit anywhere you want. Also you can learn about Japanese history, culture and life style. And of course, you can enjoy traditional Japanese cuisines, such as Sushi, Soba, Tempura, Ramen and more.

    FROM$295/ per group
    Dai A.
    4.89(171) reviews

    Private tour as-you-like in Central Tokyo

    Tokyo
    8 hours

    This tour covers my recommendations in Tokyo. Please choose 2-3 places from the list first, and I may add some attractive spots near your choices if possible and make an itinerary according to your health condition and interests. If you have other places you want to go, please feel free to ask me.

    FROM$322/ per group
    Mayumi H.
    4.92(194) reviews

    Best Memories of Hakone

    Hakone
    10 hours

    Hakone is very popular place for one day trip from Tokyo. We will take the Shinkansen from Tokyo to Odawara and a mountain train, a ropeway and cruise Lake Ashi by the Pirate ship to enjoy her various scenery. Hakone is famous for hot spring public baths, you can try one if you want. If the weather is fine, you can see the magnificent view of Mt. Fuji from several places.

    FROM$307/ per group
    Yuki K.
    4.72(270) reviews

    Japan Unique Experience Tours

    Your very own Kyoto Tour!

    Kyoto
    7.5 hours

    This tour is the one and only for you. Kyoto was an ancient capital of Japan for over 1200 years. Embedded in centuries of history and culture, it offers too much to see in one visit. Here the ancient world is integrated with the modern. The phenomenal concentration of history and legend coexists with an equally phenomenal concentration of people busily going about their everyday life. Please tell me your interest, and I will make an itinerary exclusively for you!

    FROM$388/ per group
    Masaki M.
    4.98(130) reviews

    One-day Tokyo Tour In Your Own Way

    Tokyo
    8 hours

    There are actually many ways to enjoy Tokyo. On this tour, you can visit the places based entirely on the places you'd like to visit! Even if you don't have clear ideas on where to visit/what to do, I can tailor-make your original travel plan based on your interest so that you can spend your time in Tokyo as you've ever dreamed of.

    FROM$281/ per group
    Koichiro K.
    4.85(74) reviews

    Experience a Tea Ceremony & Japanese Garden

    Tokyo
    3 hours

    In this tour you experience a tea ceremony in Japanese teahouse. And we visit Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, the Japanese garden created in 1629, designated as the Special Place of Scenic Beauty and Special Historic Site of the country by the Cultural Asset.

    FROM$72/ per person
    Hiromi Y.
    4.56(25) reviews

    Sumo Wrestlers Morning Training Watch

    Tokyo
    3 hours

    Our officially certified guide comes to meet you at your hotel and gives you basic guidance on how to properly watch a sumo practice at a sumo stable.

    FROM$202/ per group
    Tj tours C.
    4.30(10) reviews

    Japan Nature & Outdoor Tours

    Greedy Nikko Tour (enjoy both historical sites and beautiful lakes and waterfalls)

    Nikko
    8 hours

    After arriving at JR Utsunomiya station, your guide will take you to Nikko National Park and World Heritage Site. On the way to Nikko, we'll pass thr...

    FROM$237/ per group
    Jack M.
    4.83(40) reviews

    Bamboo Temple, Sugimoto Temple, and three other attractive spots in Kamakura

    Kamakura
    6 hours

    Once the samurai capital of Japan, Kamakura is visited by as many as 20 million people a year. Some of the most popular spots among visitors are Tsuru...

    FROM$188/ per group
    Eri Y.
    4.97(34) reviews

    Explore Aokigahara brimming with natural beauty!

    Mount Fuji
    3 hours

    If you are a nature-lover, how about wandering around Aokigahara with a certified nature guide? Unique vegetation created by the eruption of Mt. Fuji is worth observing. A 3-hour hike in the serene atmosphere offers you a special experience. Fresh air, singing birds and greenery will make you feel relaxed.

    FROM$125/ per group
    Tomomi Y.
    5.00(39) reviews

    Feel Great Nature of Mt.Fuji & Mystical Forest Aokigahara

    Mount Fuji
    7 hours

    The Fuji Five Lakes and the Aokigahara Forest are fascinating natural wonders created by Mt.Fuji. They remain untouched nature sceneries. They are on the north side of the mountain, in Nation Park of Japan, and are only 2 hours away from Tokyo. It is the ideal place to purify mind and body in the tranquility of nature. We can also arrange other sight seeing spots including Arakurayama Sengen Shrine, Ashikawa Village, Ide Sake Brewery.. etc up to your requests.

    FROM$215/ per group
    Motoyuki H.
    4.92(13) reviews

    Japan Art & Culture Tours

    First Day in Tokyo (Half Day Tour)

    Tokyo
    6 hours

    Visit the most iconic posts of Tokyo based on your preference. The tour can be totally customized according to the guests requests. The guide will pay attention to avoiding the crowd and choosing shops which are taking measures to prevent COVID-19 infection.

    FROM$219/ per group
    Saori H.
    5.00(11) reviews

    Nara Sightseeing & the World of Buddhist Statuary

    Nara
    7 hours

    Through this tour you will be intrigued with the charm of Buddhist statuary, which represents people's wishes and prayers. Figures of statues vary according to the development of eras from Asuka period to Muromachi period. At the same time you can

    FROM$250/ per group
    Yoshihisa T.
    4.95(97) reviews

    Sculpture Wonderland in Nikko: Shinkyo Bridge, Rinnoji Temple, Toshogu Shrine, & Taiyuin

    Nikko
    10 hours

    Nikko, which has been acknowledged as World Heritage in 1999, has temples and shrines with awesome sculptures. We will ride a Tobu express train for approximately two hours from the east side of Tokyo area to visit there and take time to appreciate them. You can enjoy Yuba (tofu skin), which is one of the local specialities, buckwheat noodles or curry and rice etc. as lunch.

    FROM$298/ per group
    Yoko T.
    4.75(69) reviews

    Himeji Castle & Engyoji Temple Full-Day Private Tour

    Himeji
    8 hours

    We'll visit three places, rich in Japan's history and culture. Firstly, Himeji Castle designated as Japan's first World Heritage Site in 1993, and ranked 7th as a place to visit in 2019 by NY Times. And Kokoen Japanese Style Garden nearby. Finally, Shoshazan Engyoji Temple, ranked 20th by TripAdviser in 2019 as Japan's representative spiritual heartland. Himeji is one hour away by the Shinkansen from Kyoto.

    FROM$281/ per group
    Shogo K.
    4.85(26) reviews

    Japan Off the Beaten Path Tours

    Kyoto Westside Story : Walk Samurai Roads with History Guide

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    Kyoto is a very attractive city even for Japanese people. It's no exaggeration to say that the essence of Japan is here in Kyoto. For a person who specializes in history, this city is like a treasure house. Of course you go around beautiful spots but you also learn a lot about Japanese culture and history. Walking around Gion in the early evening may be a lot of fun.

    FROM$263/ per group
    Masaki H.
    4.91(64) reviews

    Itsukushima (Miyajima) Half-day tour

    Hiroshima
    4.5 hours

    Itsukushima or Miyajima is one of the three scenic locations in Japan. It is a World Heritage island that has been worshiped as a sacred island since ancient times. In Miyajima you can find a unique culture created by a synthesis of Buddhism and Shintoism with combining the two religions. Visit the shrines and temples around the island and learn more about history of Miyajima.

    FROM$202/ per group
    Michiru A.
    4.81(62) reviews

    Tea Farm Visit in Fuji Area

    Other Shizuoka Locations
    6 hours

    An impressive view of green tea fields with Mt. Fuji can be enjoyed in this area if the weather is fine. Let’s enjoy visiting a tea farm here to experience tea picking, have a look at tea factory and taste a good cup of tea. You can also visit Fujinomiya Sengen Shrine which is one of Fujisan World cultural Heritage sites, a long-established sake brewery and prize-winning Yakisoba noodle. I’d like you to fully enjoy this one day tour at the foot of Mt. Fuji!

    FROM$268/ per group
    Hiroyo A.
    4.81(27) reviews

    Miyajima, sacred island walking tour

    Hiroshima
    5 hours

    Miyajima Island, one of the most scenic spots in Japan, has long been regarded as an Island of Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. It is a romantic and historical island where Itsukushima Shrine, a World Heritage site, is located, along with the Virgin Forest of Mt. Misen, and numerous preserved shrines, temples and historical monuments.

    FROM$179/ per group
    Kazumi M.
    4.97(40) reviews

    Japan Nightlife Tours

    1 hour night walk around Gion area

    Kyoto
    1 hour

    Gion is a very Kyoto area. We can see the Minami-za kabuki theater, Hanami-koji street which is scenic reserve, Yasui-konpiragu shrine, Yasaka shrine,...

    FROM$18/ per person
    Takashi I.
    4.67(6) reviews

    Kyoto Night Walking Tour

    Kyoto
    1.5 hours

    Would you stroll Gion, Kiyamachi, Ponto-cho, Shirakawa,Yasaka Shrine with me, which are Kyoto entertainment areas ? Old wooden houses and narrow alleys such as old townscape exist as they are. Some areas are lighted up and many poeples will gather there after 18:00pm Please feel the night enthusiasm, today.

    FROM$107/ per group
    Eric T.
    4.86(35) reviews

    Osaka Namba & Backstreet Evening Tour

    Osaka
    3.5 hours

    Backstreets in Namba offer lots of great little shops, restaurants and bars for the locals. I will take you to the area and ask you choose 2-3 spots and restaurants to visit. You'll start the tour from Nipponbashi (Osaka's sub-cultural mecca) or Doguyasuji (kitchen equipment street including potteries and knives) and end the tour in Dotonbori. Kuromon Market is optional.

    FROM$98/ per group
    Seiko T.
    4.97(73) reviews

    4-hour Tokyo Night Tour: Explore Shinjuku’s Nightlife

    Tokyo
    4 hours

    Shinjuku, on the western edge of Tokyo, is a city within a city that truly never sleeps. In this private night tour, we will be exploring the Samurai Museum to get an authentic taste of the Japanese samurai culture. See Times Square Takashimaya - Japan's most renowned departmental stores. Then enjoy authentic Japanese food at any restaurant of your choice. We will end the tour with the amazing panoramic view of Tokyo at night from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building observatory deck.

    FROM$127/ per group
    Kyoko K.
    4.90(51) reviews

    Japan Kids & Family Friendly Tours

    Ghibli Museum & Edo-Tokyo Architecture Museum Private Tour

    Tokyo
    8 hours

    ** GHIBLI MUSEUM REOPENED FROM FEBRUARY AFTER COVID-19. I ASSUME EDO-TOKYO ARCHITECTURAL MUSEUM REOPENS SOMEDAY IN APRIL. Are you a fan of the Studio Ghibli animations? Why don’t you jump into the world of Ghibli? The Ghibli Museum not only exhibits all the works of previous animations, but also another Ghibli movie that you can see only at the museum. Afterward, we will head towards the Edo-Tokyo Architectural Museum, where the creators of the Ghibli movies got their imagination

    FROM$61/ per person
    Shuichi O.
    5.00(1) reviews

    Enjoy Kyoto with Kids

    Kyoto
    8 hours

    • One day fun tour in Kyoto, an ancient capital with lots of sightseeing spots such as shrines and temples, thereby called a gem of Japan. This tour is organized to enjoy children as well as adults. At Monkey Park children can get close to monkeys by feeding them and learn animals’ behaviors. At two temples visitors enjoy the beauty and elegance of gardens and buildings. Japanese traditional foods entertain everyone. I am flexible to customize my tour based on your request.

    FROM$286/ per group
    Tamotsu T.

    Private Assistance in Tokyo DisneyLand & DisneySea for KIDS

    Tokyo
    5 hours

    For FAMILY with BABIES or KIDS - Private Assistance in Tokyo DisneyLand & DisneySea. Welcome to bring a baby STROLLER.This tour is designed for a family with babies & Kids to enjoy Tokyo DisneyLand & DisneySea within the limited time.To get rides and watch the parade as many as possible, I recommend you to have a private assistance.And there is local information about the best place to watch the parade which local Japanese knows. I will take you there.

    FROM$307/ per group
    Takashi I.
    5.00(5) reviews

    Osaka, An amusement play ground of indoors for kids!

    Osaka
    5 hours

    Why don't you make your kids happy and excited in OSAKA? Let's spend you time for your kids, and it will make you all happy too.

    FROM$277/ per group
    Masahiro Y.
    5.00(7) reviews

    Japan Shopping Tours

    Discover Japan: Japanese Garden & Handicrafts Shopping

    Tokyo
    6 hours

    Curious about the history of ancient Japan and its rich traditions in handmade crafts? This private walking tour is perfect for you. After visiting one of the Japanese gardens of your choice from: East Gardens of the Imperial Palace, Hamarikyu Gardens, or Koishikawa Kourakuen, we will visit Nihonbashi, the commercial center of Edo-Tokyo from more than three hundred years ago. You will surely be amazed by the variety of handmade Japanese traditional crafts and the richness of Japanese history.

    FROM$219/ per group
    Yoko T.
    4.75(69) reviews

    Shopping at an Antique Flea Market - 4hrs

    Tokyo
    4 hours

    Who can say No to a treasure hunt? There is a flea market featuring antiques on most weekends. Check out the vintage kimonos, porcelain plates (Arita and Imari), and antique Japanese dolls. I'll tell you more about the story behind these items. They sometimes have Western antiques, too. Market size varies (10 to 250 stalls). Join me on a treasure hunt! Antiquing is fun!

    FROM$132/ per group
    Toshi H.
    4.95(91) reviews

    Strolling along the Longest Shopping Arcade in Japan

    Osaka
    4 hours

    Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Arcade in Osaka is 2.6 km long with more than 600 restaurants and stores. It is the longest fully covered arcade in Japan where ordinary Osaka people eat and shop every day. We will start our tour at Temmangu Shrine, wishing for the success of our day. Then, we will leisurely walk up to the north, stopping at variety of shops and nibbling favorite local foods.

    FROM$143/ per group
    Toichi N.
    4.98(43) reviews

    Explore! Discover! Osaka No.1 shopping district Tenjinbashi arcade street!

    Osaka
    5 hours

    -Tour around Tenjinbashi which is the longest shopping arcade street in Japan 2.6km long! -Visit Osaka Museumof housing and living. Reappearance of Osaka downtown in Edo period. You can experience to wear kimono and walk around, take pics in old osaka downtown atmosphere. -Back street of Tenjinbashi. There are 1000s of little local restaurants bars and food market!

    FROM$224/ per group
    Kaori K.
    4.94(101) reviews

    Japan Shore Excursion Tours

    Tours for those who take a cruise tour to/from Yokohama

    Yokohama
    6 hours

    This tour is those who take a cruise tour from Yokohama including pick up from your hotel and check-in at your cruising pier in Yokohama.You can choose from three routes; Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kamakura.You can keep your luggage either at your hotel or at a cloak counter in Yokohama.

    FROM$184/ per group
    Yuki K.
    4.72(270) reviews

    A Day-Trip from Shimizu Port, Customized for You!

    Shimizu
    5 hours

    Would you like to spend a nice day starting from Shimizu? In a shore excursion, it is a good starting point to choose which direction you will go. In north-western direction, you have Mt. Fuji, sacred sites related to the mountain and green tea farms. In the east, you will see central Shizuoka, with a castle ruin park, green tea merchant district and a fabulous shrine. I will try to arrange as many of your wishes come true as possible.

    FROM$439/ per group
    Fumie U.
    5.00(16) reviews

    Tours for Cruise ship passengers arriving at Yokohama

    Yokohama
    8 hours

    Passengers of Cruise ships arriving at Yokohama have some difficulties to enjoy Japan. Main reason is the location of piers are not in a convenient area and it is not clear how to get the destinations. I will solve those problems and make your staying in Japan a enjoyable one. Please tell me your destination; Tokyo, Yokohama, kamakura or Hakone? I will take you to the places you wish to go.

    FROM$286/ per group
    Hiroshi Y.
    4.94(32) reviews

    Visit Aoshima shrine and experience bedrock bath in Miyazaki

    Miyazaki
    6 hours

    This is a small group private tour. We will visit one of the famous and popular shrines in Miyazaki. We also experience bedrock bath which is good for relaxing. Miyazaki is located in the south of Kyushu, you'll feel like you are visiting a tropical resort. Miyazaki is also famous for the land of tumulus and mythology. Visiting unusual shrine will give you unforgettable experiences.

    FROM$263/ per group
    Hitomi T.
    4.85(27) reviews