Japan Local Travel Experts

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Think of your local travel expert as a friend who lives and works in the country you want to visit.

They know the place inside out - saving you hours of research - and can plan and book a trip that’s 100% tailored to your wishes, and supports local businesses too.

They have excellent relationships with transport companies, hotels, and activity providers - ready to score the best deal for you!

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Yasuko was born and raised in Japan and even though her wanderlust made her move around, including to Europe, quite a bit, her love and passion for her home country always made her come back. She has since then made Tokyo her home again and is excited to have this opportunity to show travelers the real Japan. Her special interests lie in food, Japanese pop and culture, activities such as sumo and journeys through rural Japan.

Shigeo has over 20 years of inbound travel experience in Japan, with extensive knowledge in Luxury FIT travel, Incentive travel and also experiencing 10 years overseas assignment.

Through the course of his career, he garnered many experiences and expertise in global travel business. He is a senior weekend tennis player and a foodie. 

Our tour operator is based in Tokyo but specializes on unique combination tours to show travelers the modern and traditional faces of Japan though both our metropolitan and rural areas. Japan is best to be discovered using our extensive train network and we can book all passes for you. We work with many different accommodation providers, from local Ryokans to 5-Star Hotels, our selection is very diverse. Our unique culture is what sets Japan apart and our well-trained guides are ready to show you our cuisine, our fascination with sports and sumo, our history and our religions.

Our tours are best suited to those looking for a fully pre-booked, authentic trip in Japan.

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Unforgettable - and completely customisable - Japan itineraries

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13 days / 3535 USD

Small Group Tour: Splendours of Japan

Discover the allure of Japan on our small group tour (max 16 guests). Unveil Tokyo, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Osaka, and Okayama through guided explorations. Immerse in tea ceremonies and relish in the captivating beauty of these iconic destinations. Regular departures ensure an unforgettable journey.

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14 days / 4070 USD

Small Group Tour: Secrets of Japan

Embark on an exceptional small-group tour, available monthly, unveiling Tokyo, Hakone, Hiroshima, Osaka, Kyoto, and beyond. Uncover Japan's hidden gems, from serene shrines to bustling cities, and immerse in enchanting forests.

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10 days / 2795 USD

Small Group Tour: Highlights of Japan

Exciting small-group tour with monthly departures. Immerse in Japanese culture, challenge a pro in a sumo suit, wander Arashiyama's bamboo groves in Kyoto, and relish a kaiseki feast with Maiko entertainment - all included in this fascinating small group tour.

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