Small group holidays in Japan

By joining a group of like-minded travellers, a small group holiday in Japan takes the pressure off the organisation front. And being organised in Japan is part of the cultural makeup. Japan small group holidays are perfect if you want to meet other likeminded explorers for a very sociable experience. Plus, they’re led by amazing local guides, a short cut to the cultural and natural highlights that other visitors might miss.

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Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Whistlestop Japan highlights with an expert tour leader
From £2,660 to £2,940 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 12 Sep, 26 Sep, 10 Oct, 24 Oct, 21 Nov
2023: 27 Feb, 17 Apr, 5 Jun, 26 Jun, 24 Jul, 4 Sep, 9 Oct, 6 Nov, 27 Nov
Hidden Japan holiday

Hidden Japan holiday

Get beneath the surface into the heart of Japan
From £3,990 to £4,410 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 22 Sep, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov
2023: 16 Mar, 1 Jun, 6 Jul, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 16 Nov
Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan's must-see cities and beautiful, rural countryside
From £4,350 to £4,620 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 10 Sep, 24 Sep
2023: 27 May, 29 Jul, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct
Cycling holiday in Japan

Cycling holiday in Japan

Sociable cycling tour of Japan's culture and nature
From £6,499 to £6,899 16 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct
2023: 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 27 May, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 4 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 01 Oct, 08 Oct, 15 Oct
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Japan small group tour, in the shadow of mountains

Japan small group tour, in the shadow of mountains

Western Honshu's coasts - Japan Sea and Inland Sea
From £3,685 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 23 Sep
2023: 22 May, 25 Sep
Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Village-to-village walking on the historic Nakasendo trail
From £3,575 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 4 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov
2023: 28 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 11 May, 16 May, 6 Jun, 12 Sep, 25 Sep, 3 Oct, 13 Oct, 29 Oct, 2 Nov, 5 Nov, 12 Nov
Special Opening Offer for autumn 2022 group tours - escorted airport transfers and all meals included at no additional cost - a £470 value
Walking tours to Japan

Walking tours to Japan

Explore the backroads of Japan
From £3,250 to £3,470 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 11 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct
2023: 5 Mar, 19 Mar, 2 Apr, 16 Apr, 14 May, 28 May, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 29 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 11 Sep, 25 Sep, 02 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct
Japan activity holiday, bike, hike and kayak

Japan activity holiday, bike, hike and kayak

Multi activity holiday in Japan
From £3,740 to £4,265 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 25 Sep, 16 Oct, 23 Oct
2023: 12 Mar, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 7 May, 2 Jul, 3 Sep, 24 Sep, 15 Oct, 22 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 25 Sep, 16 Oct, 23 Oct
Japan cultural small group holiday

Japan cultural small group holiday

A journey along the ancient Tokaido highway
From £1,980 to £2,260 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 22 Oct, 5 Nov
2023: 11 Mar, 17 Jun, 14 Oct, 11 Nov
Kumano Kodo walking holiday, Japan

Kumano Kodo walking holiday, Japan

Village to village walking in the sacred Kii Peninsula
From £2,745 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 9 Nov
2023: 10 Apr, 24 Apr, 10 May, 8 Jun, 27 Sep, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov
Special Opening Offer for autumn 2022 group tours - escorted airport transfers and all meals included at no additional cost - a £470 value
Japan walking tour of Shikoku

Japan walking tour of Shikoku

Beautiful Shikoku Island and the 88 Pilgrimage trail
From £4,100 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 14 May, 15 Oct
Japan group holiday, a food adventure

Japan group holiday, a food adventure

Dive into Tokyo city’s incredible food scene
From £3,920 to £4,835 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 2 Oct, 30 Oct, 13 Nov, 25 Dec
2023: 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 20 Aug, 3 Sep, 17 Sep, 1 Oct, 29 Oct, 12 Nov, 24 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 02 Oct, 30 Oct, 13 Nov
Japan walking holiday, North from Tokyo

Japan walking holiday, North from Tokyo

A walking journey, rich in spirituality and tradition
From £3,990 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 5 Jul, 1 Aug, 1 Sep
Southern Japan small group holiday

Southern Japan small group holiday

Off the beaten track in Kyoto, Nara & Kyushu
From £4,175 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 22 Oct
2023: 5 Apr, 8 May, 18 Sep, 21 Oct
Special Opening Offer for autumn 2022 group tours - escorted airport transfers and all meals included at no additional cost - a £470 value
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Japan holiday, ancient and modern

Japan holiday, ancient and modern

Explore the attractions of this vibrant nation
From £5,599 to £7,099 16 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov
2023: 11 Mar, 12 Mar, 15 Mar, 18 Mar, 19 Mar, 22 Mar, 25 Mar, 26 Mar, 29 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 15 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov
2024: 9 Mar, 10 Mar, 13 Mar, 16 Mar, 17 Mar, 20 Mar, 23 Mar, 24 Mar, 27 Mar, 31 Mar, 6 Apr, 7 Apr, 13 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 08 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 05 Nov, 12 Nov
Kyoto to Tokyo small group holiday in Japan

Kyoto to Tokyo small group holiday in Japan

Journey into the heart of Japan - Kyoto to Tokyo
From £3,930 to £4,985 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 13 Nov
2023: 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 31 Mar, 2 Apr, 5 Apr, 7 Apr, 9 Apr, 12 Apr, 14 Apr, 16 Apr, 19 Apr, 21 May, 24 May, 28 May, 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 11 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 8 Nov, 12 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 02 Oct, 09 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 13 Nov
Japan culture tour, Shoguns & Samurai

Japan culture tour, Shoguns & Samurai

Ultra-modern Tokyo to Imperial Kyoto
From £3,990 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 19 Oct, 2 Nov
2023: 28 Mar, 15 Apr, 12 May, 8 Sep, 17 Oct, 31 Oct
Japan family holiday

Japan family holiday

Throw yourself into the whirl of Japan
From £3,690 to £4,090 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 24 Sep, 26 Sep
2023: 1 Apr, 3 Apr, 8 Apr, 10 Apr, 15 Apr, 24 Jun, 26 Jun, 2 Jul, 17 Jul, 5 Aug, 16 Sep, 21 Sep, 23 Sep, 25 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 24 Sep, 26 Sep
Nakasendo Trail winter tour, Japan

Nakasendo Trail winter tour, Japan

The tranquil magic of winter on the Nakasendo trail
From £2,350 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 27 Jan, 14 Feb
Japan premium wildlife tour with Mark Brazil

Japan premium wildlife tour with Mark Brazil

Snow monkeys, cranes and extraordinary wildlife await
From £13,400 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 10 Jan
Japan family small group tour

Japan family small group tour

Visit the heart of Japan with your family
From £2,095 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 16 Oct
2023: 2 Apr, 23 Jul, 15 Oct
South Korea and Japan small group tour

South Korea and Japan small group tour

Explore South Korea & Japan in 24 days
From £2,950 to £3,150 24 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 25 Aug, 8 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct
2023: 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct
Japan luxury small group tour

Japan luxury small group tour

Boutique small group tour of Japan
From £3,999 to £4,299 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 10 Oct
2023: 13 Mar, 27 Mar, 4 Apr, 10 Apr, 8 May, 22 May, 12 Jun, 3 Jul, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 18 Sep, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 6 Nov
Japan hiking tour, Samurai trails & pilgrimage paths

Japan hiking tour, Samurai trails & pilgrimage paths

Hike the Kumano Kodo and Nakasendo, visit Kyoto and Tokyo.
From £4,925 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 5 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov
2023: 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 12 Apr, 12 May, 24 May, 31 May, 12 Jul, 6 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov
Special Opening Offer for autumn 2022 group tours - escorted airport transfers and all meals included at no additional cost - a £470 value
Japan guided walking tour, tradition & history

Japan guided walking tour, tradition & history

Guided walking holiday on secluded Japanese Alpine trails
From £3,499 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 10 Sep
2023: 20 May, 9 Sep
Japan photo tour in autumn foliage season

Japan photo tour in autumn foliage season

Fully Guided Photography Tour Japan Autumn Foliage
From £5,600 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 11 Oct
China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

Combine the highlights of China and Japan
From £3,299 to £3,569 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov, 23 Dec
Japan small group tours

Japan small group tours

Ready to say Kon’nichiwa to Japan? Let us show you how.
From £1,999 to £2,099 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 12 Aug, 18 Aug, 24 Aug, 3 Sep, 14 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 9 Oct, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 9 Nov, 21 Nov, 1 Dec, 7 Dec
2023: 4 Jan, 15 Jan, 23 Jan, 2 Feb, 12 Feb, 21 Feb, 1 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 24 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 11 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 3 May, 11 May, 17 May, 22 May, 28 May, 3 Jun, 9 Jun, 15 Jun, 20 Jun, 26 Jun, 2 Jul, 8 Jul, 14 Jul, 20 Jul, 1 Aug, 7 Aug, 18 Aug, 24 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 7 Oct, 15 Oct ...
Budget Japan tour

Budget Japan tour

See the essentials of Japan in 13 Days!
From £1,699 to £1,899 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 8 Aug, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov
2023: 16 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 6 Apr, 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 20 Apr, 24 Apr, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May, 18 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 3 Aug, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov ...
Kumano Kodo Trail Japan walking holiday

Kumano Kodo Trail Japan walking holiday

Hike on a highway once travelled by samurai
From £4,976 to £5,544 13 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 15 Oct, 5 Nov
2023: 20 May, 14 Oct, 4 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 15 Oct, 05 Nov
Photo credits: [Page banner: coniferconifer] [Must-see: Japanese culture : bantersnaps] [Must-see: cherry blossom : Yu Kato] [Walking in Japan : Roderick Eime] [Bullet trains : hans-johnson] [Types of holidays : 663highland] [Further reading : Joline Torres]