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Tokyo's Shinjuku Park
Map of Classic Highlights of Japan - 14 Days
Classic Highlights of Japan - 14 Days

Welcome to Japan! On this two-week journey around the main island, Honshu, you'll enjoy a mix of cultural sightseeing and active adventures. Visit sacred temples and shrines, cycle through the countryside, and wander around Tokyo's most fashionable neighborhoods. From the history of Hiroshima and the wonders of ancient Kyoto to the historic farmhouses of Shirakawa-go and the quiet island of Miyajima, there's so much to see and do.

Mount Fuji framed by cherry blossoms
Map of Japan Cherry Blossom Tour - 7 Days
Japan Cherry Blossom Tour - 7 Days

The sakura, or cherry blossom, is the national flower of Japan and a symbol of renewal. If you're lucky enough to travel to Japan during the brief blooming season (spring), you'll be treated to the sight of pale pink flowers almost everywhere you look. This seven-day tour takes you to top sakura-spotting destinations in Osaka, Kyoto, and Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, with breaks for cultural sightseeing. You'll end the itinerary with a dedicated cherry blossom tour around Tokyo, including classic photo ops of Mount Fuji in the distance.

End your luxury trip in Osaka, where you'll follow a private guide through the Edo-era Osaka Castle
Map of Japan Luxury Highlights: Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto & Osaka - 10 Days
Japan Luxury Highlights: Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto & Osaka - 10 Days

See Japan's highlights in grand style with this 10-day luxury tour. You'll start in Tokyo, dining at Michelin-starred restaurants, learning to make nigiri sushi with a private chef, and treating yourself to an elegant afternoon tea amid sky-high city views. Then, you're off to the natural beauty of Hakone for a cruise across Lake Ashi and a soothing hot springs retreat. Explore Shinto shrines and meditate in Zen temples in Kyoto, stop for a saké-tasting in Kobe, and end in Osaka with a visit to the city's Edo-era castle.

After exploring Japan's cities, your two-week tour winds down on the beaches of Okinawa
Map of Japan Luxury Cities & Beaches Tour: Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka & Okinawa - 14 Days
Japan Luxury Cities & Beaches Tour: Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka & Okinawa - 14 Days

This two-week tour combines luxurious stays at 5-star hotels with a relaxed exploration of Japan's cultural and natural highlights. Start in the capital with Michelin dining and a Wagyu beef cooking class, then head to the slopes of Mount Fuji for iconic views and whisky tasting. Experience Kyoto's temples and tea ceremonies before soaking up the sights in Osaka and finishing on the white-sand beaches of Okinawa.

Soak in your own private hot tub with views of Mount Fuji (photo courtesy of Hotel Konansou)
Map of Luxury Tour of Tokyo, Mount Fuji & Kyoto - 7 Days
Luxury Tour of Tokyo, Mount Fuji & Kyoto - 7 Days

It's possible to discover the highlights of Tokyo and Kyoto in just seven days, and this weeklong luxury trip to Japan shows you how. With an emphasis on private tours and 5-star comfort, you'll start in the capital, combining Michelin dining and afternoon tea with visits to the city's key sights. Spend a night in Fujikawaguchiko at a luxury ryokan with a picture-perfect view of Mount Fuji, then finish in Kyoto for temples, tea ceremonies, and a day trip to the manufacturing mecca of Nagoya.

Explore Japan's incredible cuisine on this week long luxury tour
Map of Luxury Foodie's Tour of Japan: Tokyo & Kyoto - 7 Days
Luxury Foodie's Tour of Japan: Tokyo & Kyoto - 7 Days

Immerse yourself in Japan's delectable cuisine and its world-class dining scene with this weeklong luxury tour spread across stays at Tokyo and Kyoto's top hotels. Your journey begins in the capital with a kaiseki cooking class, Michelin-starred fine dining, and a tour of the famous Tsukiji Fish Market. Then, it's off to Japan's cultural heartland for a geisha performance and traditional kimono tea ceremony in Kyoto before sampling Kobe's renowned beef and visiting a saké distillery.

Yayoi Kusama's whimsical pumpkin sculpture on the island of Naoshima
Map of Luxury Japanese Art & Culture Tour: Eastern Setouchi - 14 Days
Luxury Japanese Art & Culture Tour: Eastern Setouchi - 14 Days

Take a deep dive into Setouchi's iconic contemporary art scene with this luxurious two-week tour that ticks off Japan's western highlights. Discover Hiroshima's shrines and memorial park, explore historic Kurashiki, then sail across Setouchi's tranquil waters for an immersive four-night stay in the "Art Islands." Next, you'll experience traditional puppet culture on Awaji, taste world-class beef in Kobe, and finish in style with a stay at a rejuvenating Arima Onsen hot springs retreat.

Discover the beauty of Japan's quieter side on this 10-day luxury tour
Map of Luxury & Nature in Japan's Countryside: Culture, Cuisine & the Great Outdoors - 10 Days
Luxury & Nature in Japan's Countryside: Culture, Cuisine & the Great Outdoors - 10 Days

Leave Japan's hypermodern cities and dazzling technology behind with this 10-day luxury trip through unspoiled countryside and historic small towns. Start with a Michelin-starred meal in Tokyo, then you're off to Kobuchisawacho for yoga, hiking, and an organic farm visit. See the tea houses of Fujimori Terunobu in Suwa, sample saké in Edo-era Narai, and trek the ancient forests of the Nakasendo Trail. End with a hike to the picturesque post town of Magome and an overnight in lively Nagoya.

Stay in a historic luxury ryokan in Kyoto on this 10-day luxury tour of Japan (photo courtesy of Ryokan Genhouin)
Map of Luxury Tour of Japan: Modern Meets Traditional in Tokyo, Kyoto & Miyajima - 10 Days
Luxury Tour of Japan: Modern Meets Traditional in Tokyo, Kyoto & Miyajima - 10 Days

This lavish 10-day tour of Japan starts in Tokyo, where you'll dine at Michelin-starred restaurants and walk through the fragrant gardens of the Imperial Palace. Take a day trip to explore the wonders of Mount Fuji, then you're off to Kyoto for traditional tea ceremonies and a private geisha dinner show. See the famed Osaka Castle and hit the famous shopping street of Shinsaibashi, then end on the island of Miyajima, visiting the ancient Itsukushima shrine and Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park.

Discover the winter wonderland that is Hokkaido on this luxury tour of Japan
Map of Luxury Winter Discovery of Japan: History, Culture & Outdoor Fun on Hokkaido - 14 Days
Luxury Winter Discovery of Japan: History, Culture & Outdoor Fun on Hokkaido - 14 Days

This wintry luxury tour showcases the best of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, with private cultural excursions and plenty of outdoor fun. Start in Sapporo, where you'll dine at Michelin-starred restaurants and visit the canals of Otaru. Then, discover the world-class ski slopes of Niseko for a few days before continuing to Kamikawa and Asahidake. Snowshoe your way up Mount Asahidake, soak in the hot springs of Lake Kussharo, and end with an icebreaker cruise along the Shiretoko peninsula.

Discover the beauty and history of Mount Koya on this luxury tour
Map of Luxury Tour of Japan's Forests, Temples & Hot Springs: Mount Koya & Kumano Kodo - 7 Days
Luxury Tour of Japan's Forests, Temples & Hot Springs: Mount Koya & Kumano Kodo - 7 Days

Experience a week of serenity and nature with this luxury journey to some of Japan's most revered temples and forest shrines. Start in Mount Koya, where you'll stay at an authentic Buddhist temple alongside the resident monks. Then, you're off to indulge in the hot springs of Kawayu Onsen and take gentle hikes to shrines and waterfalls along the famed Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route. Spend your final nights on a private island in Kii-Katsuura, where you'll settle into a seaside ryokan (inn) with ocean views.