Custom tailor-made tours Japan

iki Travels organizes private, tailor-made tours to Japan. A tour to Japan never fails to bring fascinating travel experiences. During your holiday in Japan, you will experience how ancient values and traditions go hand in hand with dazzling neon lights and ultra-modern techniques. Japan is also a country with some of the most beautiful scenery. We offer several hiking tours and pilgrimages through rugged mountain terrain. Your Japan trip will be created uniquely for you, based on your particular interests.


These itineraries give you a starting point for what your trip to Japan could entail. 


Tailor-made private tours Japan

Here you can find some examples of our tours to Japan. You can book the itinerary as it is or you can ask us to make a tailor-made Japan tour quotation.

10 days Japan Highlights
japan tours mount fujiKyoto – Mount Fuji – Tokyo
With the super-fast Shinkansen you will visit the most well-known cities in Japan as well as the world-famous volcano mount Fuji. Kyoto’s famous temples and the most modern side of Tokyo. Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 1.170,- euro. > read more
14 days Cultural Japan
golden temple Kyoto Japan toursTokyo – Matsumoto – Takayama – Shirakawago – Kanazawa – Kyoto
In a short period of time, you will experience the many contrasts in Japan, the land of the rising sun. The super-fast Shinkansen combines young with old, cities with nature and modern with traditional. Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 1.545,- euro. > read more
14 days Unexplored Japan
drummer Japan toursKyoto – Takayama – Shirakawago – Kanazawa – Wajima – Kanazawa – Yudanaka – Tokyo
Besides the well-known cities Tokyo and Kyoto you will experience Japan’s countryside and the Japanese seaside. In Wajima it is possible that you are the only foreign tourist. Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 1.760,- euro.> read more
15 days Autumn Tour Japan
japan herfstreisTokyo – Nikko – Yudanaka – Matsumoto – Tsumago (Kiso vallei)- Kyoto – Mount Koya – Osaka
Due to the relatively fast change in temperature and season many Japanese gardens and parks transform into a festival of colours.
Complete Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 1.820,- euro. > read more
16 days Japan Family Holiday
family tour japanTokyo – Hakone – Matsumoto – Osaka – Hiroshima – Miyajima – Kobe – Kyoto
The interests of the entire family combined into one Japan tour. A very varied tour through all the well-known cities in Japan. Modern shopping malls and very old samurai castles, cosplay and geishas. Complete private Japan family tour from 1.760,- euro. > read more
16 days Traditional Japan
geisha japan tours iki TravelsKyoto – Kurashiki – Naoshima – Hiroshima – Miyajima – Osaka – Kiso vallei – Yudanaka – Tokyo
Besides the famous temples that Tokyo and Kyoto has to offer and the spectacular modern art island Naoshima, during this tour you can also enjoy the delicious Japanese kitchen. Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 1.980,- euro.> read more
20 days Summer Tour Japan
geisha close upOhara – Kyoto – Mount Koya – Osaka – Hiroshima – Takayama – Shirakawago – Kanazawa – Kawaguchiko (Mount Fuji) –  Tokyo
A Japan tour with a balanced mix of Japanese countryside, cities, temples and traditions in the modern Japan with as highlight the crater of Fuji-San. Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 2.410,- euro. > read more
21 days Cherry Blossom Tour Japan
spring cherry blossomFukuoka – Nagasaki – Mount Aso – Usuki – Hiroshima – Kyoto – Takayama – Matsumoto – Nagano – Yudanaka – Tokyo
From mid-March until end-April it is possible to enjoy the cherry blossom tour, however we would also recommend this fantastic tour in other months. Complete tailor-made private Japan cherry blossom tour from 2590,- euro. > read more
22 days Unspoiled Japan Hokkaido and northern Honshu
Ounique japan tour hokkaido and northern honshuSapporo – Sounkyo – Shiretoko – Nemuro – Lake Akan – Mount Yotei – Hakodate – Aomori – Aizu Wakamatsu – Ouchi-Juku – Tokyo
Feel at one with nature and enjoy the peace and quiet that Hokkaido has to offer during beautiful walks in the mountains and parks. Afterwards you can enjoy a delicious Sapporo beer. Explore the unique and cozy towns and awesome landscapes in the yet to be discovered North-Honshu Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 3.275,- euro.> read more
22 days Japan and South Korea
South Korea Seoul traditional girl width=Seoul – Busan – Hiroshima – Kyoto – Kanazawa – Shirakawa – Takayama – Tokyo
Two countries in one trip. South Korea and Japan, two countries that are so similar yet so different. Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 2450,- euro. > read more
22 days Taiwan and Japan
Taiwan Reis Alishan TrainTaipei – Sun Moon Lake – Foguangshan – Kaohsiung – Chiphen – Taroko Gorge – Taipei – Kyoto – Hiroshima – Tsumago – Matsumoto – Mount Fuji – Tokyo
This tour through Taiwan and Japan takes you to the most amazing sights and beautiful destinations in each country. Start this trip with the beautiful Buddhistic temples that Taiwan has to offer then cross over to the country of the rising sun for some onsens and delicious sushi. Complete tailor-made private Japan and Taiwan tour from 2.340 euro. > read more
23 days Colorful Japan
japan harajuku girlFukuoka – Nagasaki – Mount Aso – Usuki – Hiroshima – Onomichi – Kyoto – Nara – Tsumago – Matsumoto – Tokyo
In the 17th and 18th century the Dutch sailors had to bring presents every year from Nagasaki to the Shogun of Japan in the old Edo (Tokyo). This trip took two months. Unfortunately, you don’t have that much time.Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 2750,- euro. > read more
23 days Multi-faceted Japan
aangeklede beelden kleinOhara – Kyoto – Mount Koya – Hiroshima – Naoshima – Osaka – Takayama – Shirakawago – Kanazawa – Wajima – Yudanaka – Tokyo
After viewing the gorgeous temples in Kyoto, you will discover the beautiful countryside that Japan has to offer. Modern and traditional, young and old, world cities and authentic little towns. Everything comes together in this tour of Japan. Complete tailor-made private Japan tour from 3.010,- euro. > read more
28 days Japan Complete
Gosplay meisje kleinFukuoka – Nagasaki – Kumamoto – Aso – Beppu – Kobe – Kyoto – Kanazawa – Wajima – Shirakawago – Takayama – Kamikochi – Matsumoto – Mount Fuij – Tokyo
On the island Kyushu in the South of Japan you will find the volcano Aso, with the largest crater in the world. Take the boat overnight and arrive in the traditional Kyoto. After enjoying the Japanese Alpes you will arrive in the super-modern Tokyo which is filled with surprises. Complete tailor-made private tour from 3.350,- euro. > read more
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Japan tour add-ons

iki Travel Japan tours add ons

Below you will find several add-ons that you can add to our Japan tours that are described above. It is not possible to book an add-on separately.Bewaren

Multi-day hikes and bicycle tours

Hike on the Shinetsu trail - 4 days

Wandeltocht Shinetsu trail, Japanse AlpenThe Shinetsu trail begins at Mount Madarao Trail Head and provides you with the greatest range of scenery. The area is blessed with a rich ecosystem nurtured by Japanese beech tree forests. Along the way you spend the night at local Japanese inns, called minshuku, family run Japanese-style bed and breakfasts. Minshuku serve a home-style breakfast as well as dinner. This trail is great for nature lovers and the rewarding views make this hike well worth the effort.  > read moreBewaren

Walking in the Kiso Valley - 4 days

Kiso Valley walkWalk along a centuries-old walking trail that winds through stunning nature, high mountains and lovely villages in the Kiso Valley. Accommodation is at traditional Japanese inns (minshuku), where you will get pampered with a hot bath and served breakfast as well as dinner. > read more



Pilgrimage to Kumano - 5 days

For more than 1000 years, pilgrims have made the arduous pilgrimage through the dense forests to Kumano, south of Mount Koya. We have selected the most beautiful portion of this trail:  Southern Kumano. This authentic trail traverses some stunning nature and passes by many Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples. > read more





Hiking the Kumano Kodo in Japan - 6 days

japan reis kumano trailA network of pilgrimage routes runs across the Kumano area, south of Osaka. The trail goes through dense forest. A big part of the charm of the whole experience is staying at a small traditional Japanese village inn, close to the hot springs. A relaxing bath in an onsen is the perfect way to end an active hiking day. This module takes you to the most important and sacred Shinto shrine in Japan. > read more




Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage - 5 days

The 88-tempe pilgrimage is one of the most well-known pilgrimage routes in Japan. It is associated with the big Zen master Kobo Daishi, who walked the entire 1400 km to get enlightened. The entire pilgrimage route took about 60 days, but we selected a short beautiful part of this route. > read more



Bridges and Islands - 5 days

japan reis fietstochtThe route, which passes across the bridges and islands of the Seto Inland Sea, is the only land connection between Japan’s main island of Honshu and the more traditional mountainous island of Shikoku. Both cyclists and pedestrians are safely separated from motorised traffic. Along the way, travellers can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Seto Inland Sea and the islands’ small towns. > read more


Beach holidays Japan

Iki Island, Beach Holiday - 4 days

Iki Island Bouwsteen IconIki Island is situated off the coast of Kyushu between Fukuoka and South Korea. It’s a subtropical island with some magnificent nature, white sand beaches and soothing natural hot springs (onsens). The island offers some good snorkeling and diving in the surrounding coral reefs. The chilled-out lifestyle, the friendly island inhabitants and the beautiful surroundings make a visit to Iki Island into an unforgettable experience. > read more

Okinawa - 5 days

japan reis okinawa snorkelenOkinawa is Japan’s beach paradise with turquoise blue waters and picturesque white sand beaches. The seas surrounding Okinawa’s Islands are considered among the world’s most beautiful with coral reefs and abundant marine wildlife. It is a great destination for snorkeling and diving. The sub-tropical climate provides mild and sunny weather year round. > read more


Ishigaki beach holiday - 5 days

IIshigaki has a very different cuisine from mainland Japan. Due to the relative warmth of the surrounding sea and due to various cultural influences, the food of Ishigaki is more meat-centered than the rest of Japan. Ishigaki is an ideal spot to relax and unwind. At the beaches you can enjoy swimming, snorkeling and diving, just lay in the sun or explore the other islands by ferry and experience the tropical side of Japan. > read more


Ishigaki, Explore the Yaeyama Islands - 5 days

japan ishigakiYou arrive on the tropical island Ishigaki, located in the southernmost part of Japan. In less than half an hour you reach the centrally located town Ishigaki, where you can first check-in at your hotel. Ishigaki is the perfect place to use as a ‘home base’ and venture out to the other islands. Most islands can be reached in less than 45 minutes, easy day trips with a 3 day ferry pass. > read more



iki specials

Hokkaido - 8 days

japan reis hokkaido kraanvogelsHokkaido is a spectacular island and the largest reserve of untouched nature in all of Japan. The island offers mountain ranges and active volcanoes in its centre, as well as dense forests, waterfalls and rushing rivers and dramatic shores. Take this incredible opportunity to see whales, cranes, brown bears and world’s largest sea eagles. There are also many hiking trails in the area. > read more

Noto Hanto, Central Japan - 3 days

japan reis noto hanto oranje haarDiscover the authentic peninsula Noto. Here you can drive on the beach. Drive by the many small fishing villages along the rugged coastline, visit the famous morning market in Wajima and take a bath in the onsen in Wakura. > read more



Tango Hanto, West Japan - 4 days

japan reis tango hanto visserAdmire “the bridge to heaven” and enjoy Tango Hanto’s heavenly sea food. At your ryokan you can completely relax, while trying to make up your mind: a steaming hot bath in an onsen or a refreshing dip in the sea? The picturesque fishing village and harbour of Ine with its many wooden boat houses on stilts, is definitely worth a visit. > read moreBewaren

Nikko to Yudanaka and Matsumoto, Northern Honshu - 5 days

Japan Nikko naar Yudanaka en MatsumotoJapan is a country with deeply rooted and ancient traditions. Japanese people go to great lengths to keep their traditions alive and protect them from outside foreign influences. Many towns have been well preserved or (partially) restored. > read more

Kyoto for food lovers, West Japan - 5 days

kyoto culinair japan iki travelsEnjoy the many delicacies that Japan has to offer during one of the cooking workshops or walk through the famous Nishiki Market in the center of Kyoto. At the tea ceremony you will learn all about Japanese customs and traditions. Stay in a traditional Japanese house. > read more



Naoshima modern art, West Japan - 6 days

Thumbnail Japan Naoshima bouwsteenThis tour is specially designed for travellers with an eye for art and design with a focus on contemporary side. In the Japan Seto Inland Sea there are several small islands, dotted with modern art. It is a must-see sport of you want to experience the beauty and culture of Japan’s Islands and enjoy lots of modern art. > read more



Nagasaki to Beppu, Kyushu, South Japan - 4 days

japan reis nagasaki atoombom monumentNagasaki is undoubtedly one of the most pleasant cities in Japan. Discover the volcanic landscape and Japan’s rustic countryside by rental car. At the end of the journey you will be hosted by a Japanese family at their home. > read moreBewaren

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The Japan specialist “iki Travels” has a unique trip to Japan for everyone. A total round trip or a short holiday to Japan, the land of the rising sun. Every Japan trip is private and can be fully customized.