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Japanese Ancestry Tours

Embark on a journey to learn about your family ancestry. Our Nikkei Ancestry Tours include all the essential stops from Tokyo to Hiroshima.

Highlights
Nikkei Tour 10 Days

Essence of Spring
Nikkei Tour 9 Days

Essence of Spring
Nikkei Tour 10 Days

Obon Festival
Nikkei Highlights Tour

Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii in Yamaguchi
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Duration9 nights 10 days8 nights 9 days9 nights 10 days8 nights 9 days
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Tokyo to HiroshimaTokyo to HiroshimaTokyo to HiroshimaTokyo to Hiroshima
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Meals15 Meals14 Meals16 Meals13 Meals
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Tour HighlightsMuseum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii, Japanese Overseas Migration Museum, Miyajima, Hiroshima Peace Park, Kyoto Gion District, Golden Pavilion, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Giant Buddha, Hakone, AsakusaJapanese Overseas Migration Museum, Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii, Hiroshima Peace Park, Kyoto Gion District, Golden Pavilion, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Giant Buddha, Hakone, Itsukushima Shrine, Deer Park, AsakusaJapanese Overseas Migration Museum, Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii, Hiroshima Peace Park, Kyoto Gion District, Golden Pavilion, Kuromon Ichiba Market, Himeji Castle, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Giant Buddha, Hakone, Itsukushima Shrine, AsakusaHarajuku Yosaskoi Dance Festival, Koenji Awaodori Dance Festival, Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii, Japanese Overseas Migration Museum, Golden Pavilion, Todaiji Temple, Asakusa Shrine, Harajuku, Itsukushima Shrine, Cup Noodles Museum
Hokkaido
Tokyo
Hakone
Nagano
Kyoto
Nara
Osaka
Hiroshima
Yamaguchi
Kumamoto
Miyazaki
Shikoku
Okinawa

Destinations

Discover the path your Ancestor's took when they left Japan in search of a new life!

Nikkei Japanese Ancestry Tours Series

Our Nikkei Japanese Ancestry Tours travel from Tokyo to Hiroshima with all the essential stops along the way.

Retrace the steps that many have taken trying to uncover their roots in Japan with us on our Nikkei Japan tour packages. We can also customize your trip to visit your ancestor’s village.

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1. Highlights Of Japan | Nikkei Tours 10 Days

Departure Date(s)
9 Days
2018 Tokyo Hiroshima 10/26
10 Days
2018 Tokyo Hiroshima 11/20

8 Nights 9 Days  From :  $3,148

9 Nights 10 Days  From : $3,298

On our Highlights of Japan | Nikkei Tour, enjoy touring through the can't miss hotspots of Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, and Hiroshima, while also learning about the history of Japanese emigration. This tour kicks things off with a day in Yokohama, where the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum awaits. There's also the magical Hikawa Maru, where immigrants from Japan once road, and the Cup Noodle Museum for a memorable souvenir.

This Japan tour package will continue in Tokyo where you will experience the highlights of this futuristic city and then go back in time in Kyoto via Mt. Fuji and Hakone where you will be visiting temples and Japanese tea houses. Then uncover the history of WWII in Hiroshima with a visit to the Peace Memorial Park and A-Bomb Dome. We will also visit the iconic Floating Torii Gate of Miyajima.

Before things come to an end, our last stop will be to visit Suo Island’s Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii and Jam’s Garden to learn about the lives of Nikkei's in Hawaii. We can also customize your Japan trip to visit your ancestor’s village. You can also extend your vacation before / after this Japan tour in Hiroshima, Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto.

Travel to the historic points of Japanese American History from Tokyo & Kyoto to Hiroshima & Suo Island

Tokyo - Yokohama - Hakone - Mt. Fuji - Nara - Kyoto - Osaka - Hiroshima

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2. Essence of Spring | Nikkei Tour 9 Days

Departure Date(s)
9 Days
2019 Tokyo Hiroshima 03/20, 04/17

8 Nights 9 Days  From :  $3,798 $3,038

Our Essence of Spring Cherry Blossom Nikkei Japan Tour 9 Days package features a dynamic mix of Japanese history in both Japan and overseas. Learn about the struggles Nikkei in North and South America overcame between seeing all the fantastic destinations we've selected for an unforgettable vacation.

This Japan tour will travel between Tokyo to Hiroshima with plenty of stops in between. We kick things off in Yokohama to make our own Cup Noodles from the Cup Noodle Museum, then learn about the lives of Nikkei's in North and South American while at the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum. After our two-day spectacular in Kyoto, we head to Hiroshima.

All of this leads up to our final museum visit, the Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii where we can learn a little more about Nikkei's in America. You can also extend your vacation before / after this Japan tour in Hiroshima, Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto.

Return to the homeland and discover your roots while exploring the unique country that is Japan.

Tokyo - Yokohama - Hakone - Nara - Kyoto - Hiroshima

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3. Essence of Spring | Nikkei Tour 10 Days

Departure Date(s)
10 Days
2019 Tokyo Hiroshima 03/26, 03/29, 04/14

9 Nights 10 Days  From :  $3,998 $3,198

Our Essence of Spring Cherry Blossom Nikkei Japan Tour 10 Days package is perfect for Nikkei's looking to learn more about their family history while seeing the best sights of Japan from Tokyo to Hiroshima. Embark on a journey of discovery through museums, temples, and authentic Japanese experiences.

This Japan tour starts in Tokyo for an epic 10 day journey to Hiroshima. Along the way, we will stop in Yokohama for a couple museum visits, including a stop to the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum to learn about the lives of Japanese migrants in North and South America.

During our time between Tokyo to Hiroshima, we include all the essential stops, leading up to our final museum visit, the Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii! You can also extend your vacation before / after this Japan tour in Hiroshima, Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto.

Learn about the rich history of Japanese Americans while traveling through Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshim & Suo Island

Tokyo - Yokohama - Hakone - Nara - Kyoto - Osaka - Hiroshima

4. Obon Festival | Nikkei Highlights Tour

4. Obon Festival | Nikkei Highlights Tour

Departure Date(s)

8 Nights 9 Days  From :  $3,298

Our Obon Dance Festival with Nikkei Highlights Japan Tour package is the ultimate package for Nikkei's who want to learn more about their homeland. Discover your family roots during Obon, one of the most celebrated Japanese holidays both in and out of Japan! Many Nikkeis in the United States and Brazil celebrate this joyous day, but on our 10 day Obon Festival tour you'll get to join in an authentic Obon Celebration in Tokyo!

Our fully escorted Obon Dance Festival Tours covers all of the essential spots through Tokyo, Kyoto, and Nara. The tour begins with a day in Yokohama to discover Nikkei culture, before we tour the finest attractions at the country's capital, including the popular districts of Asakusa and Harajuku. We also have visits to temples and museums while in Tokyo, to get a better look at the historic culture of the city before we dance the night away for Obon. Enjoy the festival of spirits and lights as thousands dance to honor their ancestors! In Kyoto and Nara, we cover the can't-miss spots, including the majestic Todaiji Temple, Nara Deer Park, Kinkakuji, and the blazing red gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine. No trip to Japan would is complete without a soak in the hot springs and a traditional Japanese multi-course meal at a Japanese inn. Become familiar with Japanese culture through a green tea ceremony, exploring traditional Japanese temples, and joining the fun at a Japanese festival. You can also extend your vacations before / after the tour in Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka.

Tokyo - Yokohama - Hakone - Nara - Kyoto - Osaka - Hiroshima

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Standard on All Tours

  • Excellent mix of fine Western style hotels and Japanese style Ryokan
  • Most Meals (Western & Japanese Cuisine)
  • All ground transportation in Japan
  • Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities
  • Round-trip airport transfers (on designated tour dates; see details)
  • Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide
  • Free Wifi in Bus & Most hotels
  • No local payment

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