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(Tokyo, Kyoto, Hakone, Kamakura, Takayama, Osaka, Kobe, Kagoshima, Hokkaido)

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We proudly provide our guests the most unique, exciting and memorable travel experience in any part of Japan. If you have any plans to visit Japan, please let us know your dates of travel, destinations, and preference. Our experienced local guides will be very happy to make suggestions, helping you design your own trip of a lifetime! Why not contact us to discuss your ideas? We are always here for you!

Private Guide Fees (8 hours)
No charge for itinerary making, hotel booking assistance, and transportation arrangements. Please feel free to inquire! 

1-5 Guests
30,000JPY
6-9 Guests
35,000JPY
10-15 guests
48,000JPY
16-19 guests
56,000JPY
20 or more guests
64,000JPY
  • This price includes guiding fee for a lisenced tour guide.
  • This price excludes transportation, entry fees, and food/drinks.
  • An additional guide fee for another 2 hours is 5,000JPY per group.


Here are the sample itineraries for your dream journey!


"Once-in-a-Lifetime" KYOTO Special (8 hours)

Kinkakuji Golden PavilionOmikuji Fortune Paper
Kyoto...what an enchanting city it is!!
Known as a former capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years, this historical city has something for everyone, boasting many of Japan's cultural gems including
the Golden Pavilion, Kiyomizu temple and Nijo castle, together with non-temple or shrine sites such as Toei Kyoto Stidio Park or Gion geisha town. Whoever you travel with or whatever you would like to experience during your tour trip to Kyoto, we will help you to design your special itinerary!

Sample 1
A true highlight of Kyoto
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu temple, Ninenzaka/Sanneizaka, Yasaka Pagoda, Golden pavilion

Sample 2 Best family holidays with kids
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit] Nijo Castle, Toei Kyoto Studio Park, Golden Pavilion

Sample 3 Wheelchair and senior friendly Kyoto Special
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit] Nijo Castle, Golden Pavilion, Kyoto Kaiseki Cuisine for lunch & private geisha party in Gion

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" Meet Japan's Real Geisha in Kyoto (arrangement of a geisha girl)
Do you want to meet a real geisha girl in Kyoto? If so, why don't you give us your preferred date and time of visit? We'll be happy to set up a special meeting just for you. Please contact us for assistance!


"Once-in-a-Lifetime" OSAKA Special (8 hours)
Dotonbori NambaOsaka Castle with sakura cherry blossoms

Osaka...famous for its down-to-earth Osakans and hearty food!!
When in Osaka, do as the Osakans do. This is actually the key to experience the true heart of Osaka. Originally known as a merchant town in the Kansai region, Osaka is a must-see tourist delight with many diverse attractions! If you are a
foodies or love stand-up comedies or want to learn more about traditional arts like Bunraku puppet plays, this is the right place to visit! This vibrant city also boasts some splendid architecture designed by Ando Tadao, a world-renowned architect.

Sample 1 A true highlight of Osaka
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Osaka Castle, Osaka Castle Park, Hokoku Shrine, Dotonhori, or the entertainment district of Osaka

Sample 2 Best family holidays with kids
[Places of Visit] Osaka Castle, Osaka Castle Park, Umeda Sky Building, Dotonhori, or the entertainment district of Osaka

Sample 3 Amazing modern architecture in Osaka
[Places of Visit] Chaska Chayamachi, Umeda Sky Building, the Church of the Light, Osaka Prefectural Sayamaike Museum
Local Info For Foodies! (from Osaka) ウェブ アニメーター
Osaka-Foodies (PDF format)

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" NARA Special (8 hours)
Great Statue of Buddha in Nara
Nara Deer Park

Nara...Let's discover the spiritual soul of Japan!
Have you ever been to Nara, an ancient capital of Japan? Conveniently located nearby Osaka, this city lures the domestic and foreign tourists with its historic and heritage sites. As a tourist destination, this city also boasts its natural landscapes, ancient architecture, and an array of wildlife. Once you are in Nara, why don't you pay a visit to Todaiji Temple, a world heritage site, and pet and play with the deer at Nara Deer Park? We're sure that you'll enjoy the trip of a lifetime with us!

Sample 1 An ancient highlight of Nara
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Todaiji Temple, Nara Deer Park, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Kofukuji Temple

Sample 2 Best family holidays with kids
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Todaiji Temple, Nara Deer Park, Higashimuki Shopping Street

Sample 3 History Lovers' Nara and Buddha Statues
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Todaiji Temple, Nara Deer Park, Kofukuji National Treasure Museum (famous for its varieties of Buddhist statues)

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" HIROSHIMA SP (8 hours)
Hiroshima Peace Memorial ParkItsukushima Shrine on Miyajima island

Hiroshima...a cultural-rich city of water and peace
Standing as a vivid reminder of tragedy and the WWII, this city is widely recognized as the embodiment of human resilience and fortitude. Located in western Japan, Hiroshima is home to two world heritage sites:
the Atomic Bomb Dome and the Itsukushima Shrine on the island of Miyajima. Why don't you come and experience this peaceful city for yourself?

Sample 1 An magical highlight of Hiroshima
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Itsukushima Shrine

Sample 2 Best family holidays with kids
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Itsukushima Shrine (Miyajima Deer Park), Local Okominoyaki shop (Japanese style pancake made of vegetables and seafood/pork)

Sample 3 Wheelchair and senior friendly Hiroshima Driving Tour
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit] Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima Castle (from a taxi window), Itsukushima Shrine (from a taxi window)

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" TOKYO Special (8 hours)
Shibuya CrossingMeiji Jingu Shrine

Tokyo...a megacity like New York or London, with a wonder!!
Served as a capital city of Japan, Tokyo is a major global city with millions of people all living in a relatively small space. Chosen as a host city of the 2020 Olympics,Tokyo boasts many sightseeing attractions: Sensoji Temple, Meiji Jingu Shrine, the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Akiba Electric Town, Shinjuku, and Ghibli Museum etc. Let's go for the adventure and explore Tokyo together!

Sample 1 An magical highlight of Tokyo
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Imperial Palace, Meiji Jingu Shrine, Sensoji Temple

Sample 2 Best family holidays with kids
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Sensoji Temple, Shinjuku, Studio Ghibli Museum

Sample 3 Wheelchair and senior friendly Tokyo Driving Tour
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Sensoji Temple, Tokyo Imperial Palace, Akiba Electric Town/Shinjuku/Harajuku (from a taxi window)

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" KAMAKURA SP (8 hours)
Kamakura Giant BuddhaTsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Kamakura...famous for its history and Samurai Town!!
Just one hour's train ride from Tokyo, Kamakura has many temples and shrines as this quiet little town was the political capital of Japan from 1185 to 1333. If you are interested in its historical landmarks found across Kamakura, why not visit some famous sites including
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Hasedera Temple and, Kotokuin Temple which is home to the giant Buddha Statue? You can learn a lot about Japanese samurai culture with our local guide.

Sample 1 An historical highlight of Kamakura
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Hokokuji Temple (Take-dera), Hasedera Temple, Kotokuin Temple

Sample 2 Best family holidays with kids
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Kotokuin Temple, Hasedera Temple, Yurigahama Beach, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Sample 3 Wheelchair and senior friendly Kamakura Driving Tour
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Kotokuin Temple, Hokokuji Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Yurigahama Beach

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" HAKONE Special (8 hours)
Owakudani Valley in HakoneBlack eggs

Hakone...a great weekend getaway from bustling Tokyo!!
Located in the vicinity of Mt. Fuji, Hakone is an incredibly relaxing hot spring resort surrounded by the volcanic mountains and stunning scenery. This city offers a wide variety of tourist attractions ranging from Owakudani Valley, or a large volcanic area venting gaseous sulfurous exhalations, to numerous hot springs, to Lake Ashi, or a beautiful lake formed in the caldera of Mt. Hakone. So what are you waiting for? Let's plan your urban escape to Hakone with us!

Sample 1 A relaxing highlight of Hakone
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Hakone Check-Point, Owakudani Valley, Lake Ashi Cruise

Sample 2 Best family holidays with kids
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit] Owakudani Valley, Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone Kowakien Yunessun (hot spring resort)

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" NIKKO Special (8 hours)
Nikko Toshogu ShrineThree wise monkies

Nikko...where the most famous samurai warrior is enshrined!!Never say "Kekko" until you've seen Nikko (Kekko means beautiful or splendid or even "I'm satisfied."). This Japanese saying is so true! With just a 2-hour train ride away from Tokyo, Nikko is a breathtaking tourist destination with panoramic mountain views and world-heritage sites. For many visitors the highlight of this area is Nikko Toshogu, a celebrated shinto shrine adorned with wooden carvings of different animals, and it's dedicated to the most popular samurai Tokugawa Ieyasu. Other than that, this city boasts other cultural assets such as Futarasan Shrine or Rinnoji Temple, and its crimzon red leaves in autumn.

Sample 1 An fastastic highlight of Nikko
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Rinnoji Temple Sanbutsudo

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" TAKAYAMA SP (8 hours)
old town in TakayamaTakayama Matsuri Festival

Takayama...the small town of craftsmanship, art and history!!
Located within the deep mountains of Gifu prefecture, Takayama is quickly becoming a hot place to visit. Also known as Hida-Takayama, this small city is a cultural and historical gem and it's worth adding to your travel itinerary, while in Japan. This mountainous area is famous for its
well-preserved, 4 centuries old town houses called "Takayama Jinya" and gorgeous Takayama Matsuri festivals. Are you looking for a place where you can relax on your days off from work and spend quality time with your family? If so, this is the right place to go!

Sample 1 An nostalgic highlight of Takayama
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Morning market, Takayama Jinya (Historical Government House), Sanmachi (Furui Machinami), Festival Floats Exhibition Hall (Takayama Yatai Kaikan)

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" KAGOSHIMA SP (8 hours)
Sakurajima volcanoIso Garden

Kagoshima...a historical city full of special charms and delights!!
As a vibrant gateway for trade and exchange between Japan and Western countries since old times, Kagoshima has a lot to offer its visitors in terms of sightseeing. This sub-tropical city has many tourist attractions ranging from active volcanoes (
Sakurajima etc.) to hot spring resorts (Sand Bath at Ibusuki Hot Springs) to numerous historical buildings that makes you think that you are in the Edo period (Bukeyashiki, or old samurai houses which was built about 400 years ago.) We're sure that you'll be mesmerized by its grandeur of nature and the hospitality of the people.

Sample 1 An nostalgic highlight of Takayama
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Sakurajima (an active volcano which can be visited from the city center of Kagoshima), Senganen (Iso Garden)

"Once-in-a-Lifetime" HOKKAIDO SP (8 hours)


Hokkaido...a winter wonderland located in northern Japan!!
Are you looking for a place where you can really relax while enjoying snow and the natural beauty of the area? If so, you'll definitely love Hokkaido! World-famous as a magical snowland (
Niseko Sky Resort), this northernmost island of Japan offers visitors spectacular views of the cities (Sapporo, Hakodate) and surrounding mountains and lakes (Mt. Usu Volcano, Lake Toya), and showcases an extensive collections of flowers, plants, and trees. Hokkaido is also famous for its super fresh, delicous seafood caught in the waters off this region, such as snow crabs and scallops! Why don't you fly into Hokkaido to experience something special during your stay in Japan?

Sample 1 An panoramic highlight of Sapporo, Hokkaido
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Odori Park, Nijo Fish Market, JR Tower Observatory T38, Sapporo Clock Tower

Sample 2 An amazing Ski holiday in Hokkaido
[Pick/up Location] hotel lobby
[Places of Visit]
Niseko Ski Resort, neighbouring hot springs

"Once-in-a-Lifetime"Muslim Friendly SP (8 hours)


With a break at a mosque for the daily Muslim prayers,
you'll enjoy halal food for lunch with must-see places in Japan!
As you know, Japan is a non-muslim country, so we truely understand that most people from muslim countries concern about halal food and prayer facilities. But don't worry! We'll assign a government-licensed tour guide (English) with a certificate to work as a special service staff for muslims who require halal food and places for religious prayers. So please contact us and let us know what you'd like to experience in Japan. We are happy to craft your memorable custom tour.



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Osaka, 533-0031, JAPAN
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