If you’re planning your first trip to Japan, it can be difficult knowing where to start, so consider taking an escorted tour of this wonderful city.
The Best Escorted Tours of Japan
Japan is probably most well known for its vibrant and lively capital city, but there is so much more to this island nation that you need to discover. From hot spring baths in the Japanese Alps to beautiful monasteries on Mount Koya, there are endless things to see and do. You won’t be able to fit everything in one trip, but there are high quality escorted tours of Japan, which offer detailed planned out itineraries. Each tour is designed to cater for specific interests, so you are bound to find one that appeals to you. Here are ten of the best tours of Japan that you can take.
Explore the glorious Tohoku region which stretches all the way up to the northern tip of Japan’s Honshu island. This is a remote region of Japan which encompasses stunning scenery, idyllic mountains, rugged national parks and astounding temples. In 2011 it was unfortunately hit by an earthquake and tsunami, but luckily most areas were unaffected by the disaster. Inside Japan Tours offer a 15 day Northern Soul small group tour which includes a boat ride in Matsushima Bay, a visit to tsunami-hit Ishinomaki, and a taiko drumming session on Sado Island. This makes it one of the best Japan tours to explore everything that the North has to offer.