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.
Shoguns and Samurai 26 May - 08 June
Shoguns and Samurai 21 July - 03 August
50 Tours of a Lifetime
Our Nakasendo Trail tour has been named as one of National Geographic Traveler’s “50 Tours of a Lifetime”.Read more
Yakushima, off the south of Kyushu, is a sub-tropical island with a wonderful natural environment. Now a UNESCO World Heritage site, has many endemic species, including the yakushika deer, yakuza monkeys, and the famous yakusugi trees.Read more
Watch our Nakasendo trail video to learn about this amazing walk.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.
We choose our accommodation with the utmost care. Here is a brief introdcution to the different types in Japan.