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Oku Japan

5.0 | Excellent
  • 100% Recommend
Service Level
  • Standard
Type
  • Local Specialist
Headquarters
  • Kyoto, Japan
Trips
  • 2

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Oku Japan Reviews & Ratings 100% Recommend

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Tour Reviews

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Everything was perfect December 2016

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
We walked the self-guided Nakasendo Trail in October coordinated through Oku Japan. Everything was perfect, maps were easy to follow, accommodation was amazing and the scenery and walk was beautiful. The customer service from Oku Japan was above and beyond. We are already thinking about our next trip and will definitely be booking through them again. Well done Oku Japan we had a great time and apologies for not doing a review sooner.
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M

Recommends

Absolutely amazing experience December 2016

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
absolutely amazing experience using oku japan for a 4 day kumano kodo trail self-guided tour (november 2016), the attention to detail and organization, the quality of materials, the fabulous experience on the trail and my evenings/mornings at local inns, and also visited the kumano kodo local office and spent some time with the lovely oku japan staff; I did underestimate the rigor of the hike, especially the opening, “passing through the womb” section of the trail, but managed to adjust, and it was a deeply moving, meaningfully, spiritual experience, much gratitude, highly recommended
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It was fabulous! October 2016

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Just returned from the Nakasendo Trail walking tour. It was fabulous! Our guide, Naomi, was outstanding and Oku Japan was an excellent company to deal with. I highly recommend them and would use them again without reservation.
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From Oku Japan

Oku Japan operates guided, self-guided and custom tours around Japan. Our main office is in Kyoto, and some of our sales staff are based in the UK. In spring 2015, Oku Japan opened a branch office in the village of Chikatsuyu, where we are proud to be part of the local community.

Our guides are professional, trained guides who are bilingual Japanese and English (as well as some who speak German or French) and have a deep knowledge of and passion for Japan's people, culture and history.

Our service begins the minute you book, with the personal service and the full support of our team who will do their best to answer any question or fulfill any request. If you choose one of our small-group, guided tours, our guides travel with you throughout the trip, always on hand to help and make your trip the truly memorable.

Associations:

Association of Bonded Travel Organisers

Awards:

11 days
Group Tour
Value - 3 star
Physical :
From: $ 4,368

Highlights

  • Visit Kanazawa's local food market which has attracted residents and visitors for almost 300 years
  • Hunt for wild vegetables (Sansai) with a Sansai expert and learn traditional cooking methods with the Gokayama community
  • Learn the art of earth-oven cooking with a 70-year old grandmother in Hida-Furukawa and visit a locally-run sake brewery in Takayama
  • Visit a family-run organic farm and join family members at an outdoor cookery experience amongst their rice fields in Asuka
  • Visit Awaji island to learn about its seafood culture and enjoy a beach lunch with a local food-designer chef
  • Enjoy an exclusive Kaiseki dinner produced by a master chef with three decades of experience
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Highlights

  • Visit some of the best rural regions and old capitals of JapanMeet free-roaming animals - Japanese deer and macaques
  • Cycling through peaceful countrysideOutdoor kitchen experience in the peaceful terraced rice fields with local farmers
  • Pottery making experience at one of the ancient kilns in the rural communityScenic boat ride along the Hozu River down to Arashiyama in Kyoto
  • Make your own paper lantern at the oldest studio in KyotoA thrilling Taiko drumming lesson with a famous professional team
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