US $72.00 Home visit -Experience the Japanese Life
Visit a local Japanese home, get to know the way people live! In this tour, you will visit a local Japanese family in a small suburban town to the southwest of Tokyo. Participating in this activity, you can experience cooking Japanese dishes with a lovely Japanese family, once your hard work is done, we get to eat the delicious fresh and organic food that you helped prepare. The tour begins with shopping at local stores and then you will help cook simple Japanese dishes with the family, in their kitchen. The highlight is eating the delicious home-made meals, with a warm and friendly Japanese Family. After lunch, you can enjoy whisked Japanese green tea (matcha) and wear a summer kimono (yukata). It will surely become a great memory of your stay in Japan!!
US $42.10 Night fun drinking tour like locals in heart of Tokyo
Do you know where Japanese hang out for drinking after their work? Why don't we go to find out and jump in Yokocho which is "Izakaya" streets consist of Japanese pubs. I would like to introduce and talk about what Yokocho is for Japanese and how to enjoy the one for Japanese. Many small pubs have a variety of drinks such as Sake, Shochu, Japanese beer AND Japanese local foods which go well with drinks, such as Sashimi, Yakitori, Edamame and so on. I can recommend which food and drink are delicious from locals point of view. You might have big chance to chat and drink with locals just next to you...so let's have a fantastic night like locals!
US $449.00 Kaleidoscopic Kyoto w/award-winning photographer
Ancient Artistic Kyoto Highlights Tour!
Since I've been a student in Kyoto for twelve years, I know the city very well.
Besides, I am an artistic person, I can take fantastic photos for you!
(My picture won the Gold Award of CONRAD Osaka Art Photo Contest among 367 entries, & Second Prize of Festival City Photo Contest; both works are used on their billboard, official websites, and SNSs.)
US $332.00 Food binge on local specialities and learnig Peace in Hiroshima
Take a look two World Cultural Heritage and have a expricence session on local specialities. Let's make Momiji Waffles by yourself. On lunch, you can eat Okonomiyaki Pancake. This tour will provide you Peace and Food learning in Hiroshima.
US $72.00 Explore Yanesen－the nostalgic town of temples, shrines and a retro local shopping district
Yanesen was named after the three neighboring districts of Yanaka, Nezu and Sendagi.
With the construction of Kan’eiji Temple in the early 17th century and policies of the Edo shogunate, many temples moved to Yanaka, creating a “town” of temples.
Old buildings and winding alleys still remain as Yanesen was insulated from earthquake disasters and war damages.
So the area still retain the atmosphere of the good old days.
Come and enjoy the lively shopping street, houses built on a back alley while visiting temples and shrines.
US $137.00 Green tea lunch and sweets in the hometown of Japanese tea
In recent years, green tea cafes operated by green tea specialty shops are gaining popularity. Green tea sweets served at these cafes are also very popular. Various sweets using green tea have been created, including both Japanese and western confections such as rice cake with green tea cream, waffles, and so on.
This 3 hour excursion is focused on experiencing how to prepare green tea, and enjoying lunch and desert after that at a green tea cafe. Savor sweet treats that capture the refreshing aroma and distinctive flavor of green tea while relaxing with a cup of tea. This is an ultimate green tea experience !
US $221.50 Mt. Nokogiri Hiking – 2nd place of Deep Spot Ranking
Mt. Nokogiri in Chiba prefecture came off the 2nd place of Deep Spot in Japan Ranking by Nikkei Inc..
From the top of Mt. Nokogiri, we can have a splendid panoramic view of Tokyo Bay and Boso Peninsula.
There are two big Buddha statues and more than 1500 small Buddha statues in Nihonji temple.
US $124.00 Stunning world of Shingon Esoteric Buddhism
Danjo Garan is another important area in Koyasan. The word Garan is derived from the Sanskrit and means a quiet and secluded place where Buddhist monks may train. It has served as the focal point of the study, training and rituals for Shingon Buddhist monks from the ninth century to the present day. Kodo Daishi expressed a three-dimensional Mandala world through the buildings of Garan. Inside the design is also three-dimensional expression of the Mandala of Shingon Buddhism. Kongobuji Temple is the head temple of 3600 Shingon Esoteric Buddhism. You can also see the largest rock garden in Japan.
US $124.00 Relax walk in Okunoin
Okunoin is regarded as the most sacred site in Koyasan. It's about 2km walk. You can enjoy this splendid atmosphere and feel that both body and mind have been cleansed to the very core. After lunch if you want to visit other inportant areas in Koyasan, you can buy Danjo Garan and Kongobuji temple tour at a reduced price of 100US$. You need extra 2.5hours for that.
US $59.00 Yasugi Kiyomizudera temple
Kiyomizudera temple was one of the oldest temples in Japan, which was opened in 587 soon after Buddhism was introduced to Japan in 538. There is a three-storied pagoda rebuilt in 1859 and a main hall called Konpon-do built in 1393. We can have lunch of Buddhist vegetarian meal at a Japanese restaurant in the precinct. You can also experience "zazen", zen meditation if you like.
US $107.09 Make your own Chicken Ramen at Chicken Ramen Factory
The famous chicken ramen can be made instantly at home by adding hot water. During this tour, we will make our own Chicken Ramen at the Chicken Ramen factory in Yokohama. Enjoy the entire process of kneading, spreading, steaming and seasoning the wheat flour and drying it with the flash frying method. The Red Brick Warehouse (Aka Renga Soko) consists of a pair of heritage buildings complete with a shopping center, banquet hall, and event grounds. It is located next to the port of the Minato Mirai district in Yokohama.
US $104.50 Walking around Kagurazaka, historic and stylish slopping street
If you know Kagurazaka, you can be a connoisseur of Tokyo! Kagurazaka is a long slopping street which fascinates many Japanese. The reason why is this spot has long history back to Edo era, around 17th century and is famous for nicer shops and restaurant such as Japanese sweets, Kimono, traditional tools and so on. There are many alleys which include "hidden" authentic traditional restaurants where some politicians and celebrities come for secret meetings. And also some winding narrow back streets might make you feel you are in a fairy tale! We walk in some shops and visit one of shrine designed by a world famous architect, Kengo Kuma. Let's go more inside in Tokyo and good luck!
US $332.00 Authentic night picnic at greatest fireworks show
Japanese fireworks is one of traditional summer features. Why don't we go to the fireworks show bringing delicious take-out supper? We can go to a gorgeous department store and buy some authentic food before the show. And we head for the place by train which makes your trip be something special at night in Tokyo. There must be masterpieces of fireworks on Japanese style. Looking up the fantastic sky and Enjoy tasty the meal you bought!
US $241.00 Peaceful Walking Tour in Yanaka - The town mixed Old and Modern style
Old-fashioned Tokyo has strong footprint in Yanaka. The area make you can compare two side of Tokyo which is International and traditional. It remains old houses which are more than 100 years old which coexist with modern age. And have you ever seen Japanese traditional cemetery? There is such a peaceful world with beautiful green, flowers and temples. And you can learn Japanese history, Indigenous religion at calm and quiet spot. Furthermore, we go to local shopping streets which get you be inside Japanese daily life! This tour can be one of highlight on your trip because you'll know real Japan there! Don't miss it!
US $189.00 Take a stroll through traditional district Yanaka & Asakusa
Yanaka has a nice retro atmosphere and is attracting attention as a place to visit. An abundance of temples, old houses, and narrow streets makes it perfect for taking a stroll, away from the hustle and bustle of a big city.
Asakura Museum of Sculpture is a former residence and studio of sculptor Fumio Asakura and is currently exhibiting a collection of his sculptures. Visiting the courtyard of Fumio Asakura is a must, with a tranquil and peaceful environment, it makes you feel as though time has stopped.
After a stroll, it’s time for snacks.
Try some freshly made snacks such as minced meat cutlet, doughnuts, or grilled sweetfish at Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street. This shopping street has shops such as fishmongers, butchers, and liquor stores where the locals enjoy cold beverages whilst relaxing.
From Yanaka to Asakusa, we will take a small community bus called “Megurin”.
Asakusa is one of the most famous tourist destinations. For the first timers, you can’t miss the Thunder Gate with a colossal red lantern, an iconic symbol of Tokyo. Nakamise Shopping Street is located behind the Gate, lined with about 90 shops leading to impressive Sensoji Temple.
For second timers, why not try some quirky spots such as a bird cafe or plastic food sample shop?
US $189.00 Tea expeience and Ueno Park
This tour offers you a unique experience of exquisite Japanese tea. You will learn about the world of Japanese tea while making it, tasting it and even eating tea leaves. This amazing course is held in a cozy tea shop which was designed by Kuma Kengo, the architect who designed the national stadium for the 2020 Olympics.
After the tea experience, the tour visits Ueno Park, a place of relaxation for citizens and the nation’s center of art. The best time to visit is when the cherry blossoms of 1,200 trees are in bloom during late March to early April. In particular, the cherry blossoms spreading widely over the Shinobazu Pond is just stunning!
US $163.00 Yokohama Beer Night…Cruise-Walk-Beer!
Developed as one of the first international ports in Japan, Yokohama boasts many of ‘Japan’s Firsts’. The nation's first railway, gaslight, newspaper, ice cream... and Beer! Starting with a fun 30 minute-boat ride in the port of Yokohama, the tour goes for an exotic walk in Yamate and Motomachi area, where you'll find the city’s history, with western influence. The hills in the area provide a nice view of Yokohama bay. After the nice walk, we visit a restaurant where you can taste freshly brewed Yokohama craft beer along with delicious ham, sausages and vegetables that local producers provide. It is a perfect event for a summer night!
US $332.00 Highlights in Tokyo (Tsukiji- Asakusa-Shibuya)
What is the fascination of Tokyo? Tokyo is a unique city where you can experience both tradition and modernity. This tour includes No,1 popular sites for foreign tourists visiting Tokyo. The world’s largest fish market, Tsukiji, offers you an extraordinary experience about food culture in Japan! The symbol of Asakusa ,the red big lantern at Sensoji temple invites you to experience the further excitement of Edo townsmen culture and history.
Lastly, the tour will take you to the most lively and exciting town for high-fashion, Shibuya. It would be nice to have a cup of coffee in a cozy café after crossing the famous Shibuya intersection.
US $111.00 Kawagoe, the little Edo, trying Kimono and some activities on traditional Japan's culture
Would you like to learn about traditional Japanese culture? We can let you know by not only seeing and listening but playing some unique activities!
You can feel Japanese culture with "wearing, touching, throwing, stepping, washing and of course tasting!
Kawagoe town has many traditional spots like above.
Only seeing and listening to Kawagoe's atmosphere are absolutely enjoyable, but would you like to try doing something unique just within a short time?
You can get here from Ikebukuro station in Tokyo in about 40 minutes by local trains.
US $137.00 Visit World Heritage Site with Mt. Fuji
From JR Shizuoka St. or JR Shimizu St. you can easily go to one of the World Heritage Sites in Shimizu. There are more than 40,000 pine trees grove growing 7 km in length. This site has long been known for one of the scenic spots to Japanese people. Right after it was designated as World Heritage Site in 2013, tourist from abroad has been increasing. On a fine weather, you can take beautiful photos of the beach, pine grove as well as Mt. Fuji with its background. On your way back, you can enjoy rich sea food dish at a local fish market there.
US $98.00 Visit a historical site and enjoy our local specialities
Let's visit two hitorical sites in Shizuoka and learn history of Japan. At the end of the tour, you can enjoy our local specialilies at ASTY inside JR Shizuoka station where you can taste a variety of food including our local dishes. You can choose Japanese, Chinese, Italian or American food. Local 'IZAKAYA' where you can taste local food and drinks in the evening. Of coiurse, you can taste popular Japanese RAMEN noodle, SOBA (backwheat) noodle or chicken rice in omlet which is very popular aomong young women and teenagers.
US $397.00 Yokohama Walk
Yokohama, the first harbor city opened to overseas in mid 19th C. Since then, She has been the window to show Japan and to welcome foreign cultures from overseas.
Through transaction of goods and information, both Japanese and foreigners have tried to understand each other.
You may discover the trail of this international fusion through Yokohama city walk and how this reaction has affect the Japanese culture.
Stepping into the past, present and future within a day is possible through this excursion.
The guide is Hamako= Native of Yokohama is enjoying life and open minded to any visitors to show everything in Yokohama.
Welcome to Yokohama!
US $65.50 Shinyokohama Ramen Museum
Do you love Ramen? If so, this museum is definitely one of must-visit places. You can taste ramen from many famous ramen restaurants selected from throughout Japan and learn about everything related to ramen. The museum replicates a retro 1958 townscape.
US $345.00 Nabana-no-Sato lights show and flower garden park
Nabana-no-Sato is famous for great led lights illumination show. Nabana-no-Sato is chosen "Best attraction 2017" by foreign tourists ranking. It is a large oasis where rich nature and various facilities exists in harmony. You can also enjoy seasonal flowers in the vast spread of a flower field, an open-air hot spring and footbath. There are many restaurants and souvenir shops in this park. At night, you would have unforgettable memories in the appreciation of led light show (14th Oct. － 6th May).
US $267.00 Pilgrimage to 88 Buddhism Temples in Tokyo
Usually, you need to go to Shikoku Island in the western part of Japan by plane for a pilgrimage to 88 Buddhism temples and it takes so many days. But in a mountain in a rural area of Tokyo, you can experience the pilgrimage in a day trip in the similar way to one in Shikoku Island.
By showing a monk three red stumps, you can get the certification for the pilgrimage with beautiful red and black Chinese characters.
US $306.00 Hakone Day Trip by Public Transportation
This is a typical day trip in Hakone by public transportation.
Some sightseeing sites in Hakone near Tokyo will please you fully.
You can enjoy a ship designed like a Viking one on a lake, then reach to the hot springs and volcanic craters area by riding on a rope-way and finally eat boiled black eggs which are said to let you live seven years longer each.
You can also enjoy historical venues and interesting museums there.
US $293.00 History, Origami, Spirit of Japan in Kuwana
Kuwana is proud of its long history, has its days as the centre of transportation in this area. So you can find many spots reminding you of Japanese traditional streets and architectures, such as shrines, old houses and beautiful garden. From Nagoya to Kuwana, it takes about 20 minutes by train. You can also experience a traditional craft, paper crane folding by using special handmade washi paper and try Japanese drums and gongs for festival. Kuwana is also well known by Kuwana clams shellfish as the top brand.
US $163.00 Visiting Koushoji-temple ･･･relaxing in the quiet temple in the woods.
Koushoji-temple was constructed in 1686, being proud of long history.
You would be impressed by some old buildings, in particular the splendid 30m high five-storied pagoda which is constructed only by wood in 1808.
As soon as you entered the temple precinct, you would be welcomed by the big Buddha statue. At the bell tower you can have a chance to hit a large Buddhist bell. You would enjoy a fresh air, walking around the temple in the woods, so be refreshed and relax to get energy.
US $332.00 Poster Gallary Tour in Arashiyama and Experience of Food Culture in Kyoto
You can experience culture of Kyoto with this tour. This tour take you to the north side of Kyoto. Walking in Arashiyama will take you to the quite world of ancient Japan. Touching nature with monkey and tasting traditional Kyoto food will be your memorable moment of your journey.
US $185.10 Meiji Shrine and Takeshita Street
In this tour you can see both old and new Tokyo! Meiji Shrine is one of the biggest shrines covered with many trees. Its vast precinct has a serene atmosphere and makes you forget to be
in a big city. Also you’ll be surprised at the 12m long wooden Torii Gate. On weekends you may have chances to see Japanese Kimono clad brides and bridegrooms.
Not far from there, a fashionable area called Omotesando attracts many young people.
They come here to enjoy a modern city life.