tour types

Please take a few moments to read through our tours and discover how to make your dream a reality.

Just let us know what destinations you like or what kinds of sights or activities you enjoy. We will create a custom tour for you.


These are preset tours that allow you to experience the best of a country with the freedom to go at your pace and visit sights that are interesting to you.


Our Private Tours are designed to give you the convenience of a group tour with the freedom and privacy of independent travel.

Small Group

These tours are fully guided with set dates for up to 12 travelers.



To get an idea of where you can go when you visit Japan, please take some time to browse our destinations pages. Click on any of the links below for a short description of the destination's location, history and characteristics.

JR Rail Pass

JR Rail Pass is a great way to save money and makes transportation in Japan much easier. A 7 day pass costs about the same as a return ticket from Tokyo to Kyoto and can be used on Japan Rails Nationwide Network. Click here to purchase your JR Rail Pass before entering Japan through our partner NTA..

Type: Green (First Class) Ordinary (Economy Class)
Duration Adult Child Adult Child
7 Day Pass 38,880* yen 19,440* yen 29,110* yen 14,550* yen
14 Day Pass 62,950* yen 31,470* yen 46,390* yen 23,190* yen
21 Day Pass 81,870* yen 40,930* yen 59,350* yen 29,670* yen
Who is Eligible

The JR Rail Pass is designed to make travel in Japan easier for foreign travelers so there are rules for eligibility. You must enter Japan on a ‘Temporary Visitor’ tourist visa which is valid for a stay of less than 90 days. Japanese nationals are not allowed to use a JR Pass unless they live overseas and hold a permanent resident visa or are living overseas and married to a non-Japanese citizen.

Types of Passes

Ordinary Car Class or Green Car Class
7 consecutive days
14 consecutive days
21 consecutive days
Reduced rates (50% off) apply to children aged 6 to 11

Ordinary vs Green Car

Green Car Class is considered first class on Shinkansen Bullet Trains and offers larger seats, more leg room, enhanced boarding service and is often less crowded. If you are traveling during the height of high season then it makes sense to purchase a Green Car JR Rail Pass as it will be easier to make seat reservations. Most travelers will be fine with an Ordinary Class JR Pass as the seats are comfortable with enough leg room. Both classes offer non-smoking cars. It is possible to upgrade your Ordinary Class ticket to a Green Class ticket but you will need to pay the extra costs which can get quite expensive.

How to Use Your JR Rail Pass

After purchasing your JR Rail Pass you will be sent a JR Rail Pass Exchange Order which will have your name exactly as it appears in your passport, type of rail pass and duration it will be valid. Make sure everything is correct before you leave for Japan as if something is wrong then JR may refuse to honor your exchange order.

Your JR Rail Pass Exchange Order will need to be validated before use so take it along with your passport to a JR Ticket Gate also called Midori no Madoguchi. The station employee will make sure everything is correct and will issue your JR Rail Passes. This is also a good time to make seat reservations. Now all you have to do is show your JR Rail Pass to a station employee to use your pass.

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