Your Japan Private Tours

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All Japan Travel Services & Corporate Travel Solutions

Japan Travel Services

This cat beckons you to choose our Japan private tour concierge services Our all-Japan travel services include everything from restaurant reservations and private transportation arrangements, to buying tickets, suggesting gift ideas, and special requests of all kinds.

Airport transport: Get to or from your hotel quickly and comfortably in a modern sedan or SUV van: perfect for business travelers, families and people who just don't want to think about A to B on arrival in Japan (US$50/vehicle reservation)

Private transport: Many of our clients prefer to have a private sedan/van and driver for touring Tokyo and Kyoto as well as outlying areas. We work with transportation companies all over Japan (rates vary; clients pay the transport company; service charge $50/reservation.

Restaurant recommendations: For dining anywhere in Japan, rely on our expertise. We give you excellent choices and then, when you have chosen, make the reservations for you (US$50/reservation). We can also arrange private sake tours and cooking classes (in Kyoto). We provide bilingual instructions in Japanese / English for getting to the restaurants chosen via PDF document, perfect for smartphones.

Private parties with maiko and geisha: For something really special we arrange Gion area walks with dinner (4 hours from start to finish; in luxurious Japanese or Western settings) featuring private maiko geisha performances (90 min., only in Kyoto). Price per person: for a couple, Yen 62,000/person; for a family of four, Yen 36,000/person; for six, Yen 27,500/person; for ten, Yen 21,000/person. Possible to arrange at fairly short notice. Includes a guided 60-120 min. tour in English Chinese Spanish of the Gion followed by a kaiseki dinner in a garden estate featuring a maiko performance/photo op session (alcohol not included in these prices).

Corporate Travel Solutions

Your Japan Private Tours & Specialty Services has been providing high-value personalized / customized corporate travel solutions since 1998.

Past clients:

  1. Microsoft Corporation (Game Development Division): We provided Kyoto logistics and communication support for a series of meetings with a local game software developer;
  2. BAE Systems (formerly British Aerospace): We coordinated four one-week cultural seminars over a 6-year period; arrangements included renting a temple/garden/seminar space; all forms of transport; interpreters for high-level business seminars; martial arts experiences; night life entertainment (geisha and maiko); restaurants, etc.;
  3. Hewlett Packard: We took care of executives traveling on business to Tokyo and arranged two group side trips to remote destinations.
  4. We have also done work with Volvo, Fannie Mae, Prudential Financial as well as many smaller companies from all over the world.