In-depth Cultural Tours & Trips in Japan

Find a In-depth Cultural trip that explores Japan. There are 87 tours to choose from, that range in length from 4 days up to 24 days. The most popular month for these tours is October, which has the most tour departures. For more inspiration, discover our Japan vacation deals.

87 In-depth Cultural trips through Japan with 1,497 reviews

  • Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo

    "Our CEO Keiji Katayama was fantastic he went above and beyond his duties. He always..."
    destinations
    Osaka, Koya-san, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Hakone, Fuji, Tokyo
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Train & Rail, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    G Adventures
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    -15%
    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $321
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    $3,399
    US$2,889
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  • Japan: Land of the Rising Sun

    "A great tour of the highlights of Japan - well paced and organised. Tour leader (Ken)..."
    destinations
    Tokyo, Nikko, Hakone, Takayama, Hiroshima, Kyoto
    age range
    15 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Train & Rail
    operator
    Intrepid Travel
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    Tour length
    13 days
    Price per day
    $344
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    US$4,470
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  • Japan Express

    "I had an amazing time and our tour guide was amazing! So patient, organised and helpful...."
    destinations
    Tokyo, Nikko, Kyoto
    age range
    15 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Adventure, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Intrepid Travel
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    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $240
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    US$2,160
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  • Discover Japan

    "Our guide was excellant and kind however the tour was slowed down considerably by..."
    destinations
    Tokyo, Takayama, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Fuji, Kawaguchiko
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Train & Rail, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    G Adventures
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    Tour length
    14 days
    Price per day
    $264
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    $4,349
    US$3,697
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  • Splendours Of Japan (9 Days)

    "The tour was excellent as was our tour director"
    destinations
    Tokyo, Fuji, Hakone, Matsumoto, Takayama, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Osaka
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Trafalgar
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    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $450
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    US$4,050
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  • Splendours Of Japan With Hiroshima (13 Days)

    destinations
    Tokyo, Fuji, Ashi Lake, Hakone, Matsumoto, Takayama, Shirakawa, Kanazawa, Kenrokuen, Kyoto, Awaji Island, Kotohira, Omishima Island, Hiroshima, Osaka+7 more
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus
    operator
    Trafalgar
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    Tour length
    13 days
    Price per day
    $481
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    US$6,255
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  • Japan Unrivalled

    "Fi is the best guide and made this tour so fantastic!!!"
    destinations
    Tokyo, Hakone, Takayama, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Koya-san, Osaka
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, Sightseeing, Historical+1 more
    operator
    Contiki
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    -10%
    Tour length
    13 days
    Price per day
    $390
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    $5,635
    US$5,072
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  • Majestic Japan - 2020

    destinations
    Osaka, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Tokyo, Fuji, Sendai, Hachinohe, Hirosaki, Oirase
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Islands
    Honshu
    Travel style
    Historical
    operator
    Luxury Gold
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    Tour length
    11 days
    Price per day
    $923
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    US$10,150
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  • Classic Japan

    "A well thought out itinerary. Packed in a lot in a relatively short time. The weather..."
    destinations
    Kyoto, Koya-san, Hiroshima, Tsumago, Matsumoto, Tokyo
    age range
    15 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    operator
    Intrepid Travel
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    Tour length
    12 days
    Price per day
    $416
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    US$4,995
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  • Japan Classics - 9 days

    "Really the best time, super well organised, J was enthusiastic knowledgeable and..."
    destinations
    Tokyo, Lake Kawaguchi, Fuji, Kamakura, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka
    age range
    2 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Adventure, Historical, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Supera Tours
    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $383
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    US$3,449
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  • Japan Highlights

    "Loved seeing Japan. Very busy itinerary - 55 miles walked in 8 days but really enjoyable."
    destinations
    Tokyo, Kamakura, Kyoto
    age range
    15 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Train & Rail, Historical
    operator
    Intrepid Travel
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    Tour length
    7 days
    Price per day
    $376
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    US$2,630
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  • Japan In A Week

    destinations
    Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Kansai, Shikoku, Honshu+4 more
    Travel style
    Adventure, Historical
    operator
    Contiki
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    Tour length
    8 days
    Price per day
    $312
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    US$2,495
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  • Japan One Life Adventures - 10 Days

    destinations
    Tokyo, Hakone, Takayama, Kyoto, Osaka
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    physical rating
    Active
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Train & Rail, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    One Life Adventures
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    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $173
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    $1,918
    US$1,727
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  • Tokyo to Tokyo - Japan by The Dragon Trip

    "This was an awesome trip with a great bunch of people and an excellent tour guide...."
    destinations
    Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Fuji, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Osaka
    age range
    18 to 50 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Custom, Train & Rail
    operator
    The Dragon Trip
    Tour length
    13 days
    Price per day
    $169
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    US$2,195
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  • Splendours Of Japan - Celebrate The Takayama Festival (9 Days)

    destinations
    Tokyo, Lake Yamanaka, Fuji, Takayama, Gokayama, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Osaka
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    Central Japan, Southern Japan, Honshu+2 more
    Travel style
    Historical
    operator
    Trafalgar
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    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $481
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    US$4,325
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In-depth Cultural Tours & Trips in Japan Reviews

  • "I took the "Japan Express" 9-day tour with G Adventures with my mother in May 2016,..."
    Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo
  • "I can honestly say that if I went to Japan any other way than this trip I would not..."
    Japan: Land of the Rising Sun
  • "The tour was fantastic, great fun and had a really good mix of group time and free..."
    Japan Express
  • "Great way to see Japan. Everything went great! Good group of people. Great guide.The..."
    Discover Japan
  • "The trip was perfect! The accommodations were absolutely amazing. The meals included..."
    Splendours Of Japan (9 Days)
  • "Matt showed patience while demonstrating his knowledge at every turn. Absolute legend!"
    Japan Unrivalled