Enjoy meeting our clients who are almost repeated customers with taking their friends. Every time I am thrilled with their new tour theme to create. Our advantage of living in Japan can provide meal arrangements to our clients from locally popular Izakaya type to refine, sophisticated hard to book restaurants.
Japanese Tour operator for luxury, customized, unique private tours .
Customized private Tours throughout all of Japan.
We are based in Osaka but with our extensive local network of associates, we arrange tours throughout Japan.
We are more for travel concierge and consultant specializing in exclusive, bespoke unique tour design with local essence.
Tour planning starts listening your idea and wishes with providing personalized suggestions for your ideal private tour in Japan.
From one person to your requested number of tour members we handle with for your private tours.
Of course, smaller groups would be recommendable for arranging your accommodation in the small luxury hotels and Japanese resorts, top-notch restaurants, and private transport.
Tara Japan's highly personalized tours can be arranged all over in Japan.
We often recommend the destinations where to visit for your best choices in Japan.
In line with your tour themes such as you wish to enjoy Japanese autumn leaves, we consider where and when to visit.
We arrange your customized tour in line with your schedule and your preferred traveling pace. One week and little more are recommended as we focus on cultural, traditional elements on your tour in addition to let you enjoy each places longer.
Our focused themes are created with our over 20 years experiences of travel planning and arrangements. We are very open to listen your wishes and travel preferences. Our themed tours started from Art Architecture tour to Naoshima, Japanese Buddhism in Koyasan, Japanese sprit Shintoism to Ise Jingu shrine. For post covid, our tour themes are focused on additionally for Health, mindfulness, and rich cultural traditions.
We have several ways of tour operations according to our clients' tour style.
Some of our clients prefer having a tour attendant from the start at the airport to the end of the tour with a local tour guide's guiding on spot. You have also your private driver with selected private vehicle from start to finish. Most luxury way of your private customized tour arrangement. With seamless, stress-free, careful logistics, we provide personalized approach with attention to details.
Some of our clients enjoy some guided time by well experienced private local guide with mixture of their free time and self-guided time. Finding your own way of exploring town and relaxing leisurely.
A few of our clients enjoy their self-guiding private tour with their private tour itineraries from start to finish. We can send necessary train tickets, Japanese resort voucher, and tour handbook firsthand.
Tara Japan tailor-made private trip pricing is totally based on your itinerary.
For guideline of our designed tours, our tour price including our design fee outlined as below;
Japanese Yen \80,000~ (US$700 ~ ) per person per day based on double occupancy
Japanese Yen \70,000~ (US$620 ~) per person per day based on double occupancy
Japanese Yen \60,000~ (US$530~) per person per day based on double occupancy
We hope all your needs, plans and goals for your private Japan trip would be meet your expectation on our tour.
Please, keep us in mind on your next endeavor.
- Discover undiscovered places
- Impressive meals on the tour
- Designing your own tour
Sugako IzawaFounder of Tara Japan
(Sugako's elder brother)
Japanese monk, Psychic Medium, loves Master Kukai, Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism.
Supervises Tara Japan's Buddhism and Shintoism tours.
Professional PhotographerKATO PHOTO CLUBMasanori Kato
Main photos of Tara Japan website are provided by KATO PHOTO CLUB.
He takes his camera out for Tara Japan's private group who are interested in private photo shooting on the tour, especially for anniversary and honeymoon visit in Japan.
Kimono Dress-up artistKyou-no-Hanayome FounderKyoko Omae
Quickly dress you up in Japanese traditional silk kimono.
You may imagine how tight it would be but with her high skills you way not want to take off your kimono afterward.
Licensed English speaking Tour guideMasako Unezaki
Masako(on the right of the photo) has been giving her excellent guiding in English with lots of knowledge to our clients for over 15 years. She enjoys taking a lot of questions from guests, more questions she receive, more exciting she gets, so ask her questions about Japanese history, arts in Naoshima art islands, and Hiroshima where she is based.
Licensed English speaking Tour GuideAya Komura
Expert for Naoshima and Setouchi inland Sea Art islands as she previously worked at art sites in Seto Inland Sea, guiding visitors with extensive knowledge of artworks on Naoshima, Teshima, and Inujima islands.
Private Van DriverKoji3-taxi founded in March, 2020Koji Nakamura
He started his own private van service in Kyoto early March, 2020. We have been working together over 10 years since he worked in one of major hired car service in Kyoto. On our Buddhism tours, he drives you around with Japanese hospitality.
Junichi AidaYakushima - CEO of Yakushima Geographic Tour.
Tara Japan's Yakushima Walking tour is collaborated with Yakushima Geographic Tour.
Tara Japan's clients call him "Mr. Yakushima".
Junichi and his staffs are all locals and licensed by;
-Japan National Tourism Organization to attend visitors from overseas
-Japan Mountain Guides Association to guide in wild fields throughout Japan
-Yakushima Tourism Association to represent what a wonderful island Yakushima is!
-Wilderness Medical Associates JAPAN
and goals into your Japan trip.