Browse Our Japan Cultural Tours

Tailored Japan cultural tours let you discover the country’s ancient customs, artful rituals, and refined daily life. A bespoke Japan cultural holiday can take you to elaborate temples, fascinating historical museums, frenzied markets, tiny rural villages and rushing metropolitan streets. Whether your travels lead you to laid-back castle towns or modern urban marvels, our customised trips provide a unique insider’s perspective on Japan’s history, beliefs, and artistic heritage. Start your journey by browsing our diverse itineraries.

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What to Expect from a Japan Cultural Holiday?

On a bespoke Japan cultural holiday you can explore ancient pilgrimage routes in the mountains of Kumano Kodo, uncover the secrets of Shingon Buddhism in Mount Koya, enjoy appetizing traditional meals, or visit cutting-edge art galleries in Tokyo. Get a rewarding, worthwhile experience on our tailored Japan cultural tours.



LOCAL BELIEFS

Our tailormade Japan cultural tours take you deep inside local customs and beliefs. Participate in Shinto ceremonies, and visit the most spectacular temples and sanctuaries.



LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Whether at a hidden teahouse on a side street of Tokyo or at a casual seaside town, you’ll venture into the local communities that live day-to-day Japanese culture.



HERITAGE & HISTORY

Tour the gorgeous temples of Kyoto and Nara, visit charming museums, enjoy presentations by local masters, and taste Japan’s culinary heritage through traditional meals.



LOCAL ENCOUNTERS

Our cultural tours of Japan are built around local interactions to give you the inside perspective. With our Japanese guides and experts, you’ll see the country through local eyes.



ARTS & CRAFTS

From the precise movements of a traditional geisha performance to bold contemporary art scenes, our cultural tours of Japan introduce you to the country’s culture at its most artful.



EXPERT ADVICE

Backyard Travel’s cultural tours of Japan rely on the expert knowledge of our team of in-country specialists. We know what’s happening because we live here.

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