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Japan is home to 19 World Heritage Sites, ranging from ancient temples and shrines to stunning natural areas like Yakushima and Shiretoko. Explore the historic sights of Kyoto, Hiroshima and Nara, or visit stunning Mt. Fuji. Book a tour to the romantic village of Shirakawago, or marvel at the remains of the ancient Ryukyu Kingdom in Okinawa.
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  1. Ride the famous shinkansen bullet train and zip from Tokyo to Kyoto for a full day in the ancient capital. Visit golden Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, with time to explore on your own in the afternoon!
    English Available

    USD256.48

    Daily
    16.5 - 17.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Visit Shirakawa-go and stroll through Takayama to enjoy the seasonal views and to see the beauty of rural Japan. Savor a lunch of local delicacies and making your own sembei crackers too!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD99.28

    Wed, Thu
    10 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Walk the shores of Lake Biwa, visit ancient Miidera Temple at the base of Mt. Hiei and the World Heritage Site of Enryakuji Temple on the mountain.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD153.89

    Group Discount
    Daily
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Start your day the best way with a morning tour of Tokyo. Beat the crowds and check out Tokyo Tower, Meiji Shrine, the Imperial Palace and Ginza with ease!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD45.04

    Daily
    4 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Cruise through the scenic route on the Shirakawago White Road and make your way toward the ancient village with unique architecture surrounded by nature.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD289.57

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Canoe Lake Kawaguchi, one of the Five Lakes of Mt. Fuji. Great for all ages, this safe tour is a family treat with a special view. Dogs welcome, too!

    From USD47.16

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. Set sail from Nagasaki and tour the ghostly ruins of Battleship Island, once home to 5,000. Uninhabited since 1974, see the impressive ruins of this island.
    English Available

    From USD36.77

    Daily
    2.5 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Try out the elegant outfits worn by pilgrims during the Heian period, for cool pictures. Take a walk around Mt.Nachi, and experience the Kumanokodo Route in a whole new way!

    From USD18.39

    Daily
    1 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Journey out from Umeda for a day trip to Japan's largest sand dune. Optional camel rides are available, too! Enjoy a scenic cruise around the dynamic Uradome coastline before tasting local food and seasonal fruit.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD110.31

    Daily
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Set out on a guided trekking tour to the largest lake in Shiretoko, Rausu. The peak of Mt. Rausu is just beyond the lake, creating a picture perfect scene.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
     
  11. Explore the labyrinth-like passages and high walls of Himeji castle with an English-speaking guide! Head out to the foremost castle in Japan on a local train from Shin-Osaka to enjoy this historic castle with a VR experience.
    English Available

    USD82.73

    Daily
  12. Step into retro Japan as you explore both Gujo Hachiman and the traditional thatched-roof village of Shirakawago. Take part in a fun plastic food replica making workshop before savoring a delicious beef hot pot lunch!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD81.81

    Daily
    11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mt. Koya, on a speedy train and spend a full day exploring the idyllic Shingon Buddhist temples. Gain insight into the simple lifestyle of the monks with a special Buddhist lunch.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    USD78.14

    Daily
  14. Spend a night at the sacred Mt. Koya and take part in the morning prayers to experience the lifestyle of a monk. Explore the many World Heritage Buddhist temples with a convenient 2-day bus pass.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD179.26

    Daily
  15. Go on a two-day retreat at the peaceful and sacred Mt. Koya. Experience a Shingon Buddhist monk's way of life by spending the night in a temple and taking part in morning prayers. Visit several UNESCO World Heritage temples on this immersive tour.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD179.26

    Daily
  16. Hop on a speedy train and travel to the sacred Mt. Koya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its surrounding regions. Immerse in the zen lifestyle of the Shingon Buddhist monks and enjoy an authentic shojin ryori meal for lunch.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    USD78.14

    Daily
  17. Experience the best of Kyoto through visits to Kiyomizudera Temple, Nanzenji Temple, and Yasaka Shrine. Explore Gion, known to be the Geisha district of Kyoto, for a memorable day in the historic city.
    English Available

    USD220.62

    Daily
    8 hour(s) (afternoon)
  18. Take a tour on a chartered taxi to witness the unique thatched-roof houses of Shirakawago. Stroll through the village for an up close view and then enjoy from above at the Shiroyama Observatory.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD523.98

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Step back in time and experience wearing the elegant clothes of Heian Era pilgrims. Take pictures against the backdrop of the Kumano Kodo Road. Costumes for men and children are also available!

    USD22.98

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. Discover the sites that helped drive Japan's industrialization during the Meiji Era. Visit the Manda Coal Mine or Misumi Harbor, both wonderful examples of building at the time.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD137.89

    Daily

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