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A country full of everything from immense beauty to fascinating history and traditions, wacky pop culture to cutting edge technology and of course - excellent food, Japan is a holiday destination that is worth experiencing.

 

From the great white north to the sub-tropical south and everywhere in between, there’s plenty to explore in Japan.

With its magic transcending from Hokkaido in the north, with its wild, white winters and bountiful summers, down to Hokuriku Shinetsu - an easily accessible slice of rural Japan to Kyushu in the south with its decadent hot springs, rugged geography and undeveloped beaches - Japan’s beauty knows no bounds.

With magic everywhere and of every kind, it’s hard to work out where to start when on a Japan trip, but with our impressive range of Japan tours and activities, we’re sure you’ll be inspired!


Japanese Culinary Tours

From bowls of ramen to delicacies including yakitori and delicious gyoza dumplings, there’s a reason why foodies around the world flock to Japan to experience their food firsthand. 
With a guarantee to find something delicious around every corner, why not check out a Japan Food Tour? From a Wagyu Kaiseki Japanese Cooking Class where you can learn to create nine Japanese dishes including wagyu and sashimi alongside a local instructor, to a Traditional Osaka Tea Ceremony Experience, there’s a culinary trip for every appetite in Japan.

 

Japan Scenic Tours

From a Private Helicopter Flight over Tokyo to watching the Sumidagawa fireworks from a rooftop terrace, find the perfect vantage point for your Japan vacay with one of our tours or activities.

Outside of Tokyo, there’s even the famous Seto Inland Sea which you can explore for yourself on a Seto Inland Cruise. Visit major sightseeing spots such as Miyajima and Oo-Torii and enjoy the beautiful islands that surround them, while enjoying the landscape of the shining sea!

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Japanese Culture Tours

There’s a number of reasons why Japan should absolutely be on your bucket list, and their rich culture is one of them.

Different to other cultures in so many ways, the beauty of Japanese culture is that it still holds a familiarity factor. 

A Japanese Culture Tour gives you the opportunity to experience the best of the best; from the traditional art of writing Kanji (Japanese Calligraphy) to a traditional kimono fitting and breathtaking Geisha shows, the best place to capture Japan’s magic is on a cultural experience. 

 

Fun Tours and Activities in Japan

When it comes to places like Japan, there’s plenty of new and exciting experiences to be had…you just need to know where to book! Oh, and look!

From a Stand Up Paddleboard Tour of the Itsukushima Shrine in Hiroshima to meditation experiences at the temple of the Last Samurai to Saki tasting and even workshops where you can learn how to design and make your own notebooks and kimonos, Japan is a beautiful place that is best explored…shared.

 

Grab your travel buddy and get exploring today on one of our Japan tours!

 

Ready to start planning your next Japan trip? Get in touch with one of our travel experts via our live chat or Contact Us with any questions you may have.

 

FAQs - About Japan Tours & Trips

 

How much should I budget for a trip to Japan?

Our travel experts suggest budgeting around ¥15,000 ($160 AUD) per day on your vacation in Japan, which differs depending on the style of holiday you’re after - with a budget trip worth budgeting around ¥6000 ($65 AUD) per day and a high-end vacation generally worth budgeting ¥39,000 ($420 AUD) for.


When is the best time of year to visit Japan?

Despite winter (December to February)  being a popular drawcard for those who love to ski, Cherry Blossom Season during March to May is when Japan is at its most vibrant making it an incredible time of year to visit. 

 

Is travel insurance required for my trip to Japan?

Although not necessarily compulsory, it’s important to consider travel insurance for Japan as you can never predict what may happen. Along with medical costs, travel insurance can cover you for emergency assistance for canceled travel plans, repatriation and medical evacuation, so travel insurance is a good way to protect yourself from any unwelcome surprises.