We have a selection of small-group guided tours, seeing Japan at street-level, experiencing the cultural heritage, the traditions and the hospitality of the Japanese. Enjoy the pampered comfort of a traditional ryokan, soak in the waters of a hot spring, and taste the freshest ingredients prepared exquisitely for you by your hosts. Visit Japan with us.
National Geographic Traveler magazine has named our Nakasendo Trail tour as one of their "50 Tours of a Lifetime" for 2013!
The hot sand baths at Yamakawa, featured on our Land of Fire tour, were named as the Best Hotsprings for 2013 in Outside Magazine’s 2013 Active Travel Award.
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A highlight of any journey to Japan, regional Japanese cuisine is rich and varied.
We have a new cultural tour starting in October 2015! Village TraditionsRead more
Oku Japan iPad app
We have released our new iPad add on the Apple iTunes App Store.Read more
The Oku Japan Annual Retreat
The Oku Japan staff got together for a retreat in historic Asuka this summer.Read more
A network of old trails cover Japan, steeped in history, which allow the visitor a privileged view. Combine easy to strenuous walking and hiking with stays in luxurious hot spring ryokan and lovely inns, and sightseeing in the country's grandest cities.