Also known as the main island, here is where all the action is. From the neon metropolis of Tokyo to the old world charm of rural Japan in Kyoto. Go on a cultural immersion via the food trail or feast your eyes on the annual Hanami festival.
With our expertise, we are able recommend charming traditional Japanese inns (Ryokan), pamper you in some of the finest culinary experiences in the country, help you immerse in local culture while exploring the icons as well as the little known towns in Japan.
Recommended during autumn foliage from October to December, with a peak around mid-November.
Kyoto is without doubt the highlight of any trip to Japan. Enjoy a charming ryokan stay and spend days here exploring the lovely Japanese Gardens, temples, castle and excellent museums.
Discover some of Japan's lesser-explored gems! Escape the city bustle into stunning natural landscape which changes as the seasons unfolds and get lost in time in the old rural Japan village setting in Ishikawa and Toyama Prefectures. Best time to see the autumn foilage is mid Oct - early Nov.
Nikko is ablaze with color whole year around. Experience this journey in a unique way via a less crowded route! Admire the colors of Mount Nantai and spectacular views of the lake while cruising down Lake Chuzenji and many more! The itinerary is recommended during the autumn foliage during mid-Oct to early-Nov.
Get ready for a stunning trip through magical Japan giving you the opportunity to take in well-preserved traditions and culture, the unique countryside and one of the most pulsing capital cities. This tour features the charming mountain town of Takayama and some of Japans’ best UNESCO World Heritage sites – the lovely village of Shirakawa-go. This journey starts in Kyoto and end in Tokyo.
The trip starts from Kyoto, the seat of the royal family for about 1000 years – explore the traditional architectures, gardens and excellent museums. Spend a night in the most recognized symbol of Japan – Mt. Fuji. The trip ends in Tokyo, to discover the traditional Edo city and feel the pulse of dynamic metropolis!
Rediscover your favourite Japanese cities from a gourmet perspective. Enjoy everything from epicurean delicacies to the everyday locals’ favourite street food. Enjoy lovely walks as you eat your way into our carefully selected list of restaurants and foodstalls of Tokyo, Kyoto and Kobe!
Embark on the ultimate Japan family experience for a fun and engaging immersion. Be a ninja for a day and understand the life of a sumo wrestler. Take drumming, karate, calligraphy or tea ceremony classes! Complete the cultural exploration in Asakusa and Kyoto - take charming boat rides, visit local tea houses, and soak into the tranquility of gardens and temples.
Escape the city bustle into stunning natural landscape and get lost in time in the old rural Japan village setting in Ishikawa and Toyama Prefectures. Enjoy the cultural heritage, sophisticated arts and delectable cuisine. Return to your luxurious ryokans for delectable gourmet Kaiseiki dinners!
Spring is the perhaps the best season and also reason to visit Japan. This is the time to enjoy the annual Hanami which is best enjoyed from end March till early April. Travel to Wakayama and Mt. Yoshino for an eye feast of spectacular cherry blossom sceneries. Also not to be missed is Kyoto and Nara,which draw visitors from all over the world yearly to enjoy the beautiful cherry blossoms that bloom here.
Making its debut in 1st May 2017, the 10-car exclusive sleeper train offers excursions between Tokyo and north-eastern Japan. Be awed with the diverse seasonal beauty of Japan; the cuisines, local arts and culture of each region from the unique vantage point of a luxury train.
Taking up the tradition and success of its predecessor, the new luxury sleeper train Twilight Express Mizukaze will make its debut in spring 2017. Take in the breathtaking scenery of west Japan, enjoy the cuisine offered on board by renowned local chef and visit a number of famous tourist spots, including World Heritage sites during the sight stops.