The traditional tea ceremony is the embodiment of Japanese hospitality, representing harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility. You’ll experience this Zen aesthetic every day of your tour—and not only while drinking tea. Uncover ancient temples alongside futuristic cityscapes and witness how Japan’s art, architecture, and day-to-day culture continue to reflect its time-honored philosophies.
My daughter and I had a great tour of Japan this May. Our tour director Miss. Atsuko Yasuhara (Addie) was the best!
Very well organized. Good guide and pleasant trip.
Simply amazing! The entire time was fantastic and out tour guide was so kind and very informational. I learned so many things about Japan as well as enjoy the incredible scenery. We visited temples, shrines and castles, explored the cities and ate amazing food. I can't wait to go back!
This tour had a very active pace with a lot of walking. The tour description said we would be expected to walk up to 2.5 hours daily, and we did at least that for sure. I logged over 18,000 steps on my fitbit every day of this tour, which was wonderful. I enjoyed the walking, but there were some ...
Tour group had 34 people I found 34 to be a very large group in a busy country like Japan. Tour director found it difficult to manage the big group. She was kind,polite and understanding. Lack of understanding from certain people in the group made her job difficult. Losing her towards the end of th...
Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.
We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
This well-located hotel is located in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto. Guests enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and spa. Nearby, you'll find Kyoto Gyoen National Garde...
Round-trip flights are one more thing we handle to make your journey as smooth as possible. Our team of travel experts will find the best flight itinerary for you at a competitive rate, thanks to our partnerships with top airlines.