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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. No.1
    Gaze in wonder at UNESCO heritage site Mt. Fuji from afar and up close. Cruise down Lake Kawaguchi and leisurely view the iconic mountain's panoramic scenery as you pass by. Head up Mt. Kachi Kachi and see stunning city vistas surrounding Mt. Fuji.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD57.75

    Daily
    10 - 11.5 hour(s)
  2. No.2
    Visit two World Heritage sites on a comfortable bus. Explore Shirakawago and Gokayama with their historic thatched roof houses and beautiful scenery. Get to know the local lifestyle along the way.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD96.24

    Mon, Tue, Fri
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  3. No.3
    Visit Mt. Fuji and nearby sights on a fun, private tour. Shop at a popular outlet mall, enjoy a delicious lunch and relax in the hot springs for an unforgettable day. Add a top guide who will share their knowledge to make your tour extra memorable.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD1,019.06

    Daily
    11 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Explore the history and the culture of Mt. Fuji, with stops at Sengen Shrine, Oshino Hakkai and a wonderful view of the Fuji Five Lakes. Your guide will make sure you don't miss a thing!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD1,019.06

    Daily
    11 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Enjoy a private day trip to see Mt. Fuji, Lake Ashi, Odawara Castle and other beautiful scenic spots around this World Heritage site. A helpful foreign language guide is included in this tour!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD1,019.06

    Daily
    11 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Visit Shirakawa-go and stroll through Takayama to enjoy the seasonal views and see the beauty of rural Japan. Savor a lunch of local delicacies and make your own senbei rice crackers too!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD75.07

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Sat
    6.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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 USD19.25

    Daily
    1 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. See iconic Mt. Fuji on this full day private charter tour! From Lake Yamanaka, see the majestic mountain reflect beautifully into the waters. Great for groups or travelers with limited time.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD386.52

    Daily
    8 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Spend your time exploring Lake Kawaguchi and its surroundings while viewing the spectacular Mt. Fuji. Journey out from Tokyo on a specialized vehicle with your friendly English-speaking guide for a memorable time.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD155.92

    Group Discount
    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Venture to UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mt. Fuji from Tokyo. Go on a Japanese whisky distillery and sake brewery tour near Lake Kawaguchi, complete with Kirin or Hakushu whisky tastings. Finally, drop by the most scenic spots at the Fuji Five Lakes.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD1,019.06

    Daily
  11. Visit one of the most scenic places in Japan, Itsukushima Shrine and marvel at the towering Grand Torii. Visit Daishoin Temple before hiking up Mount Misen for an overlooking view of Seto Inland Sea.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD105.87

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Take a private tour of Mt. Fuji, Hakone or a mix of both. Your driver will bring you to locations such as Ashi, Kawaguchi and Yamanaka lakes, Mt. Fuji 5th Station and the volcanic valley of Owakudani.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD384.02

    Daily
  13. 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 USD303.17

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. Make your way from Yokohama to Mt. Fuji on a comfortable minivan. Cruise Lake Ashi, see the lovely Churaito Pagoda or take a stroll along the eight ponds of Oshino Hakkai. Customize your tour according to your needs with this private tour.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD928.48

    Daily
  15. Discover some of the many amazing historical sites in Nara with a convenient sightseeing taxi. From Todaiji Temple to Mt. Kasuga, relax and find traditional Japan.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD139.17

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. 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
     
  17. Learn the importance of peace by touring around the once-bombed vibrant city of Hiroshima on an easy to use and hassle-free electronic bike. Have your local guide take you to historical sites that took a vital part on the end of World war 2.
    English Available

    USD74.11

    Mon, Thu, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. 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

    From USD187.68

    Daily
  19. 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

    From USD187.68

    Daily
  20. Visit grand Mt. Fuji and the surrounding areas when travelling to Japan on board a cruise! Set your sights on Japan's most iconic symbol with convenient transfers from Yokohama or Tokyo Port.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD928.48

    Daily

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