A list of places around Japan included in either our Small Group Tours or Private Tours


Matsumoto - a town famous for its stunning castle in the central alps region

Takayama  - an historic town famous for its festivals, morning markets, and preserved old town district

Shirakawago - a UNESCO World Heritage listed village of traditional Gassho Zukuri farmhouses

Kanazawa - sometimes known as Little Kyoto this city on the Sea of Japan Coast is famous for the beautiful Kenrokuen Garden

Naoshima - the "Art Island". A small island nestled in the Seto Inland Sea famous for its amazing modern art installations.

Shibu Onsen - a traditional onsen town located close to the famous Snow Monkeys

Miyajima - a small island located off the coast of Hiroshima famous for its Floating Torii Gate

Kamikochi - stunning natural scenery at this river plateau at 1,500m elevation

Hiroshima - a vibrant modern regional city with a sobering Peace Park and Museum

Kawaguchiko - incredible views of the iconic Mt Fuji from the Fuji Five Lakes region

Hakone - an onsen hot spring town with views to Mt Fuji

Arashiyama - district on the outskirts of Kyoto famous for its bamboo grove

Okayama - featuring Korakuen one of the top three landscape gardens in Japan

Tokyo - this incredible metropolis has many amazing sights

Kyoto - the iconic historical side of Japan

Osaka - the second largest metropolis is known for its vibrant night life and food

Nagoya - a thriving city located between Tokyo and Kyoto and a gateway to Takayama and the Kiso Valley

Nakasendo Way - an historical walking path featuring the post towns of Tsumago and Magome

Hakodate - an important port city on the southern tip of Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido

Matsushima - a beautiful bay with 250 islands dotted with pine trees

Kakunodate - a small town three hours north of Tokyo known for its impressive Samurai District

Nara - known for its impressive Todaiji Temple and wandering deer

Himeji - one of Japan's most impressive original white castles

Kamakura - a beautiful small town famous for its great bronze buddha, Daibutsu