What you’ll get

  • Duration : 10 days / 9 night(s)

  • Departure : Hiroshima

  • Suitable : All people: friend, family, couple....

  • Type : Land tour

  • Product Code : T81JDT07


Discover the history of the Nikkeis who emigrated to North and South America while visiting the best temples, shrines, and attractions during our exciting Highlights of Japan | Nikkei Tour. The perfect tours for Nikkei's looking to learn more about their mother-land, we can even customize your Japan tour to visit your ancestor’s hometown. 
The Japanese Overseas Migration Museum will be closed during our October 27th Package. Please contact us for more details regarding this departure.


    • Admission to the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum
    •  A visit to the Japanese Emigration Museum to Hawaii
    •  Tickets to the Fukagawa Edo Museum
    •  Tokyo's trendy Shibuya and Harajuku
    •  Sightseeing in the historic-filled streets Kyoto
    •  Admission to the Cup Noodles Museum in Yokohama
    •  Time spent taking pictures with deer in Nara
    •  Hōtō - Yamanashi Prefecture's flat udon noodle lunch
    •  The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Museum, the top-pick museum in Japan
    •  A trip to the famous Floating Torii gates of Itsukushima Shrine

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Size : 25 m2 Max Adults: 2

Bed size: Double/Twin

Price for group tour including 10 days 9 nights accomadation: 3 nights in Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo, 1 night iin Kanponoyado Atami, 2 nights in Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA, 3 nights in Hotel Granvia Hiroshima or similar.

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  • Meals
    9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner.
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Price Includes
    • 8 nights Western and 1 night Japanese-style hotel with hot-springs
    •  Daily Breakfast-Buffets, 5 Lunches, and 1 Dinner included
    •  All ground transportation in Japan during the tour
    •  Complimentary Airport Transfers (see details)
    •  Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities at all included Destinations
    •  Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide & separate bus driver
    •  Bullet train ride with Mt. Fuji & Green Tea Ceremony
    •  Japan Deluxe Tours Handbook and Tour Goods Package
    •  Free Wi-Fi in Bus & Most hotels
    Price Excludes
    • Airfare
    • Travel Insurance
    • Optional Excursions
  • Cancellation by Customer

    following charges will apply in the event of cancellation prior to tour commencement:

    • More than 45 days prior to trip departure: No charge (Full refund will be made but transaction fee will be paid by you).
    • 30-45 days before arrival: 10% of total tour price.
    • 15-29 days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
    • 7-14 days before arrival: 75% of total tour price.
    • Within 7 days before arrival: 100% tour price.


    • The above fees are subject to an added bank transaction fee.
    • There will be no refund given for any unused or missed ground arrangements, sightseeing, meals or hotel accommodations.
    • For no show cases, there will be no refund.
    • All cancellations must be in person or in writing and received by us
  • Cancellation by Weather

    In case of an unexpected situation/ bad weather causes an effect on your trip after commencement, we serve the right to change the itinerary of your booked tour for the safety of all clients in the group. If there are more than one solution, we will ask for your permission and agreement to do the next step. In such kind of cancellation, the refund of any payment on the un-used portion of transportation service, hotel service, car rental or tours will be given.

  • Children Policy
    • Under 4 years: Free of Charge.
    • From 4 to 8 years old: 50% of adult’s fare and sharing bed with parents.
    • From 9 to 11 years old: 75% of adult’s fare and using existing bed.
    • Students with ID student card: 95% of adult’s fare and using existing bed.
    • Over 11 years old: 100% of adult’s fare and using existing bed.


Day 1: Tokyo arrival

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow. 

From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Meals: N/A

Accommodation: Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 2: Yokohama - Nikkei Culture Discovery

Our Nikkei Japan tour will travel east to the port city of Yokohama to learn more about Japanese American history. We begin our Japan tour with a visit to the interactive Cup Noodles Museum. Dedicated to the famous instant ramen snack, the museum is perfect for travelers interested in learning more about the history of the popular noodle snack and can even make their own custom cup! In case you wanted the perfect Japanese souvenir for friends back home, the Cup Noodle Museum also offers limited country exclusive flavors from around the world in their gift shop! 

Just a short walk next door is the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum, where we will learn more about the lifestyles of the Japanese who migrated to North and South America. The museum offers a comprehensive history on Japanese emigration and the hardships the Nikkei faced when first migrating to a new land. The museum is filled with photo albums, farming tools, trunks & suitcases, and other items belonging to the Japanese migrants and their Nikkei descendants. The museum is located in Yokohama, where the first group of emigrants left Japan for the United State's Hawaiian Islands. 

Fittingly, your Nikkei Japan tour will also visit the Queen of the Pacific, the Hikawa Maru liner in Yokohama's port before returning to the hotel. This famous ocean-liner helped carry Japanese immigrants to North and South America from Yokohama. Retrace the steps of your ancestors with a look at the life before they even reached the new world!

Meals: B

Accommodation: Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 3: Tokyo - From Historic Asakusa to Trendy Harajuku

Today, your vacation will be devoted to exploring the multi-cultural spots of Tokyo. Our tour will first start in Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market, the former home of the world-famous tuna auction. Browse through the freshest flavors, mouth-watering dishes, and incredible sushi meals at this market that serves over thousands of businesses and local families daily before we explore the sights in Tokyo! From there, your tour is off to the Fukagawa Edo Museum to get acquainted with the history of Tokyo. This charming museum is designed to replicate what life looked like during Japan's traditional days of Edo. Travel back in time and walk through the old city of Tokyo made to recreate life during Japan's Edo period. 

From there, your tour group will delve into the old town district of Asakusa for some traditional Japanese souvenir and gift shopping at the Nakamise area. Your Japan tour will also travel through the majestic Sensoji Temple, one of Tokyo's most popular temples. This is the perfect place to appreciate Japanese culture and take some spectacular shots of the famous shopping district. Enjoy Japanese arts and traditional snacks with your tour group through this can't miss Tokyo temple. For lunch, we will enjoy a delicious, authentic Teppan-Yaki meal before we head to Harajuku to do some shopping and to admire the unique Japanese scenery. Enjoy shopping in the trendy district home to the world-renowned Harajuku Fashion and Japanese street fashion style. Be sure to visit one of Harajuku's local restaurants and sample Harajuku Crepes or other extra kawaii Tokyo treats in the lively Takeshita Dori. The decadent Omotesando is also nearby, home to incredible Japanese cafes and luxury shopping! 

Returning to our hotel, the tour bus will be passing by the famous Shibuya Crosswalk to be part of the thousands who cross daily. This crosswalk gathers as much foot traffic as New York City, and crossing is an experience unlike any other. While here, our Tokyo tour will also visit the popular Hachiko Statue close to the station. The statue is based on the internationally-known story of Hachiko, the dog who would come back to the station every day to see his owner. This Tokyo spot is a popular meet-up area for couples and friends when visiting Shibuya Station. Anime fans have probably seen this famous statue and crosswalk in some of their favorite anime & manga works like Persona5 or Tokyo Ghoul. After making our way through the crossing with your tour guide, we will then return to the hotel.

Meals: B, L

Accommodation: Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 4: Mt. Fuji & Hakone - Volcanic Steamed Eggs & Hot-Springs

Our morning begins with a visit to the Hakone Open-Air Museum. Enjoy over 120 sculptures and artwork in Japan's first ever open air museum. There are multiple exhibition halls to fascinate children and adults alike, as well as a foot-bath by natural hot-springs for a bit of relaxation before we continue on to Hakone!. 

Enjoy a ropeway to Owakudani, an active volcanic crater still steaming from its last eruption some 3,000 years ago. There you will get a taste of the local Japanese food, the black egg, cooked in one of the craters. It's said eating one of these eggs will add years to your life! We will also visit the Hakone Shrine before we make our way to our hotel! 

This Japan tour would not be complete without a long relaxing soak in the onsen, hot spring, to rejuvenate you for tomorrow’s adventure. Yukata, a Japanese robe, will be provided for you. The onsen is located in our own ryokan, a Japanese style hotel, which includes a traditional Japanese meal known as Kaiseki Ryori! 

Note: In the event of poor weather conditions, we will visit the Pola Museum of Art instead of the Open-Air Museum.

Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation: Kanponoyado Atami or similar

Day 5: Kyoto - Bullet Train & Traditional Kyoto

Our day begins with a bullet train ride to Kyoto. The bullet train is the fastest way to travel on land and is considered an essential Japanese experience. Enjoy riding to Kyoto in comfort and speed, and be sure to take some photos of the scenery during your ride. In Kyoto, enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience with a Maiko lunch. Maiko are apprentice to Geisha and the lunch is a great chance to take photos and learn about Kyoto's traditional culture. 

We will then head to Fushimi Inari Shrine, one of Kyoto's many can't miss destinations that features hundreds of red tori gates. The path is perfect for photos or just to calm your mind. After we take our photos, we head out to the ancient street of Ninenzaka. The street is filled with shops and souvenir stands as well as a great place for photos and to see what Japan looked like many years ago. We then proceed to the hotel.

Meals: B, L

Accommodation: Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA or similar

Day 6: Nara & Kyoto - Friendly Deer & The Bamboo Forest

Our day begins with a visit to Arashiyama to walk through the Bamboo Groove Forest. The morning's sunlight passing through the bamboo makes for a perfect morning sight. We will also enjoy a spirited rickshaw ride through Arashiyama. Guests can enjoy seeing many of the traditional-style shops and temples during the ride. Following our time in Arashiyama, we will head to the Golden Pavilion, or Kinkakuji Temple, a Japan’s must see attraction where the two upper floors are covered in gold leaf. The reflection of the golden temple on the lake adds to the stunning sight. 

After our time at the Golden Pavilion, we will stop at a sake museum for some sampling and to learn the history of Japan's national drink. Your Japan tour will also stop for a kaiten sushi lunch during the day. Keeping with the traditional feel, we included a tea-ceremony to help you relax and enjoy Japanese culture. After our tea ceremony, it's off to Nara to Todaiji Temple. Todaiji Temple holds the World Guinness Record as the largest wooden building. Inside the temple, you will behold the largest Buddha statue in Japan. Just outside the temple is the Nara Deer Park, where you will be greeted by numerous deer that roam around freely. The deer here at the park are known to be friendly and may even bow at you for a little treat. We then return to the hotel.

Meals: B, L

Accommodation: Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA or similar

Day 7: Hyogo - Okayama - UNESCO Castle Visit

Our Japan tour begins the day by heading to the Himeji prefecture to invade the remarkable Himeji-jo, or Himeji Castle. Himeji-jo was registered as a UNESCO distinguished site in 1993, representing Japanese castle architecture at its peak. Nicknamed White Heron Castle due to the Japanese castle's graceful white walls, Himeji Castle maintains almost all of it's original structures from its initial construction in the early 1600’s. Unlike some of the country's other castles, this classic Japanese castle has overcome wars, earthquakes, and natural disasters over the last four centuries. The grounds inside showcase the history of Himeji, and the castle grounds are perfect to enjoy scenic views of Japanese flowers and nature! 

After our time in Himeji, our Japan tour will move to the Okayama Prefecture to explore the well-preserved Kurashiki district. Kurashiki is a beautiful streetscape of storehouses and merchant homes and is included as an Important Traditional Structures Conservation Area by the Agency for Cultural Affairs. The name Kurashiki can be roughly translated as town of storehouses and the area historicly served as an important rice distribution center. The city canal area dates back to the days of the Edo Period and offers enjoyable gondola-style boat rides if time permits. Enjoy this scenic area before we make our way to our hotel.

Meals: B

Accommodation: Hotel Granvia Hiroshima or similar

Day 8: Hiroshima -The City of Peace Sightseeing

Our vacation begins with a Hiroshima tour through the city's can't miss destinations. One of the main highlights in Hiroshima is the A-Bomb Dome, the only surviving building from the aftermath of World War Two's atomic bombing. Surrounding the magnificent A-Bomb Dome is the Peace Park Memorial where travelers can see and read about the history of the war. The A-Bomb Dome has been preserved as a reminder of the tragedy for future generations and to symbolize its wishes for everlasting peace. Walk along the park with your tour guide to see famous attractions like Sadako’s statue and the Freedom Bell. 

In the afternoon our Highlights Japan Tour will head to Miyajima, an island south of Hiroshima known for its Itsukushima Shrine, or floating torii gate. During high tide, the torii gate looks as though it is floating in water, creating a unique sight, considered one of Japan’s three most beautiful sights. Miyajima is also known for its mouthwatering momiji manju (maple leaf shaped cake with red beans) and delicious oysters which you can enjoy while your tour group explores scenic island. The rest of the day will be spent touring the city with your Japan tour guide who will show you all the best places Hiroshima has to offer. 
We then return to the hotel.

Meals: B, L

Accommodation: Hotel Granvia Hiroshima or similar

Day 9: Suo island - Japanese Ancestry

The final day of our Nikkei Japan Tour has your group heading towards the Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii. This Japanese American museum is dedicated to displaying the hardships and trails of Japanese and Japanese Americans who emigrated to Hawaii. The museum also showcases the history of Japanese in California, covering the various farming methods the Japanese Americans used, legislation and other unfair practices the Japanese in California faced. Those who've studied Japanese American history may recognize some of the museum's sister museums, including :the Japanese American National Museum, Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Hawaii's Plantation Village, Kauai Museum, and the Nihoshima-Mura Museum. 

In the afternoon, our Nikkei tour will venture to Jam's Garden and Farm for a quaint, rural Japanese experience. Located by the sea and offering a delicious variety of jams, the garden is a relaxing way to close out your vacation. Enjoy fresh seasonal jams, like apple, kiwi, or chestnut, before sampling local specialties and flavors you won't find anywhere outside Japan. n fact, visitors are invited to watch as the cooks make the jam, which gives them the opportunity to understand the process and even sample some to purchase if you wish. Depending on the season, visitors may even be able to experience gathering fruits from the garden used for the jams. After our time at the garden and farms, your tour will return to the hotel.

Meals: B

Accommodation: Hotel Granvia Hiroshima or similar

Day 10: Hiroshima departure

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast. Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan. 

**INFORMATION** From Hiroshima Station to Hiroshima Airport(HIJ) - about 45 mins (Bus) 

This tour disbands in Hiroshima.

Meals: B


Important Notes

    • Tour is only operated on selected dates between Sep and Dec every year


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