Central Japan Tours and Trips 2020/2021

A central Japan tour offers so much diversity and the opportunity to experience different sides of Japanese culture. From charming villages to towering temples and delicious local treats to taste, you’ll have an excellent time in Japan’s heartland. Forget Tokyo and head to the Kansai region for friendly locals and reasonable prices.

96 Trips in Central Japan

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Mt Fuji Hiking and Shrine Ecotour

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6.5 hour hiking trip through Mt Fuji and Fujinomiya. Read More
hours6.5 From US$ 228 View Tour
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  • Aug 16
  • Aug 17
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Japan: Ramen & Railways

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6 day city sightseeing trip in Japan, visiting Tokyo, Takayama and Kyoto. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator G Adventures Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities City sightseeing & Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Accommodation Hostel
  • Transport Train & Bus
  • Age Range18-39 yrs
Tour with flexible booking policy. If plans change or COVID-19 hinders travel, it is gratis to select a new departure date or tour.
days06 From US$ 1,299 US$ 1,049
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  • Sep 26 10+ seats left
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Highlights of Tokyo in 5 Days

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5 day city sightseeing trip in Japan, visiting Tokyo, Meiji Jingu and Mt Fuji. Read More
days05 From US$ 1,080 View Tour
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  • Aug 31
  • Oct 01
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Lonely Planet Experiences: Get in the Spirit: Tokyo’s Temples & Shrines

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3 hour cultural, religious and historic sites trip in Tokyo. Read More
hours03 From US$ 70
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  • Aug 14 10+ seats left
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Lonely Planet Experiences: A Tour Through Tokyo’s Kitchen (with World's Most Famous Fish Market)

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2.5 hour food trip in Tokyo. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Urban Adventures Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Food tours & Shopping and markets
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
hours2.5 From US$ 74
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  • Aug 17 Only 8 seats left
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Rickshaw Tour in Tokyo

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30 minute rickshaw, cycle or local transport tour in Tokyo. Read More
minutes30 From US$ 42 View Tour
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  • Aug 14
  • Aug 15
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Japan Highlights

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7 day adventure tour in Japan, visiting Odawara, Kyoto and Tokyo. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Tucan Travel Active 1 day ago Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Adventure
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Train
  • Age Range18+ years old
Tour with flexible booking policy. If plans change or COVID-19 hinders travel, it is gratis to select a new departure date or tour.
days07 From US$ 2,529 US$ 2,124
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  • Mar 21 Only 7 seats left
  • Apr 04 Only 7 seats left
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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Tokyo After 5 Tour

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3 hour walking tour in Tokyo. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Urban Adventures Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Walking tours
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
  • Age Range12+ yrs
hours03 From US$ 204
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  • Aug 14 10+ seats left
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Private Tokyo: Japan’s Cultural Curiosities

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3 hour walking trip in Tokyo. Read More
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  • Operator Urban Adventures Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Walking tours
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
hours03 From US$ 132
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  • Aug 14 10+ seats left
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Japan's Noto Peninsula

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A wonderful way to experience Japan. Beautiful trails, breathtaking views, and extremely qualified g ...
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator SpiceRoads
  • Activities Bicycle tours
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Age Range18+ yrs
days09 From US$ 4,365 US$ 4,147
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  • May 16 Only 7 seats left
  • Jun 20 Only 6 seats left
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Japan Adventure

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Really happy with the adventure of a tour we had in Japan. It's truly a fabulous country to visit. S ...
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  • Operator Tucan Travel Active 1 day ago Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Adventure
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Train
  • Age Range18+ years old
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days15 From US$ 5,389 US$ 4,419
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  • Jan 03 Only 7 seats left
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Mt Fuji Local Food and Culture Ecotour

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3.5 hour food tour through Mt Fuji and Fujinomiya. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator En-Ya Mt. Fuji Ecotours
  • Activities Food tours & Local culture +1 more
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
  • Age Range1+ years old
hours3.5 From US$ 145 View Tour
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  • Aug 15
  • Aug 16
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Essential Japan in 7 days

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7 day city sightseeing trip through Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto and 3 other destinations in Japan. Read More
days07 From US$ 2,525 View Tour
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  • Oct 01
  • Oct 02
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Fujinomiya Township and Culture Ecotour

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3.5 hour local culture trip through Mt Fuji and Fujinomiya. Read More
hours3.5 From US$ 166 View Tour
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  • Aug 16
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Central Japan — Tour Highlights and Travel Tips

Central Japan Tour Highlights

  • Any central Japan tour should include Osaka. Here you can visit the magnificent Osaka castle, shop in the hedonistic Dotonbori area, eat Takoyaki (ball shaped fried octopus dumplings) from a street stall and party till the sun comes up in the hundreds of bars and restaurants Osaka is famous for.
  • Sleep up in the mountains of the sacred monastery town, Koya-San. There are a variety of monasteries to stay at, each with their own unique style and all serving amazing vegan kaiseki cuisine. Stroll around the peaceful town but be back before dark, there are bears in the local woods!
  • Visit the ancient city of Nara and see the Todai-Ji temple complex and the giant bronze Buddha statue. This temple park has sacred deer roaming free; buy some rice crackers and they will happily follow you around while you feed them.
  • No central Japan trip would be complete without a visit to the old Imperial capital of Kyoto. Visit the magnificent Imperial Palace, walk the geisha-lined streets of the historic Gion, eat fire ramen and visit some temples. Impressive temples can be found everywhere in Kyoto, including the vermillion gates of Fushimi Inari shrine, the Golden Pavilion, and the five Blood Ceiling Temples.
  • Head to Kobe for a traditional Japanese port town and eat some world-famous Kobe Wagyu beef and one of Japan’s most famous hot spring resorts, Arima Onsen. 

Central Japan Travel Highlights

  • Base yourself in Osaka. The excellent public transport system means you are never more than an hour or two from the main cities.
  • The touristy city sites can get crowded and hot in summer and so can the public transport. Keep water with you to stay hydrated..
  • Japanese people are very restrained; try not to raise your voice in public and if you shake hands, do it gently.
  • Weather can be unpredictable, so bring an umbrella to keep the sun off your back the heat and fend off sudden rains.
  • Try to learn a few words of Japanese. English is common in central Japan but the locals will appreciate it. This little effort will make your central Japan tour all the more memorable.