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Japan Custom Tours

Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
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Spring Garden Tour – May 2018 – Absolutely Fabulous

In May, we completed a fully escorted 17 day Spring Garden Tour with Japan Custom Tours (JCT). The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Malcolm B
Fantastic tour of Japan

Just returned from a 15-day tour around Japan & it greatly exceeded our expectations. I found Japan... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
lynne1956SanMateo_CA
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From Tokyo day tours, day trips and multi-day tours across Japan, we specialize in delivering custom tours for small groups (10 max) or private excursions.
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Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In May, we completed a fully escorted 17 day Spring Garden Tour with Japan Custom Tours (JCT). The tour, which we helped design, was based on a previous JCT tour with the addition of Japans top three gardens. Patrick, our tour guide, with his impressive...More

Thank Malcolm B
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Just returned from a 15-day tour around Japan & it greatly exceeded our expectations. I found Japan Custom Tours through TripAdvisor reviews, which were all 5-star; we definitely concur. Many tour agencies provide a rail pass but expect you to get from place to place...More

Thank lynne1956SanMateo_CA
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We had one day in Tokyo for a day trip to see MT. Fuji. I contacted Japan Custom Tour based on the TripAdvisor ratings and we were extremely lucky that Patrick was available for a day tour. What a great day! Patrick met the 4...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Wow! What a holiday. Japan Custom Tours, in particular Patrick, has spoiled us for any further overseas tours with this holiday turning out so much better than we had ever imagined. Patrick met us at the airport as arranged and stayed with us throughout the...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

With Patrick's knowledge and ability to guide us through Japan,our tour turned out to far more than expected. We most certainly would never have seen so much on our own. Accommodation was excellent and and from start to finish this tour was one of the...More

Thank citybrisbane
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

My first contact was with Patrick and he was excellent. Patrick was so helpful and prompt with email replies before we even commited to a tour. First class service. Our actual tour was conducted by Koji and Wendy and they were excellent as well. They...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Patrick, Koji, and Wendy were amazing right from the outset. They were prompt, courteous, and very responsive. We knew right from the get-go that this small group tour of 6 was perfect for us. They knew what we wanted and delivered in spades, such that...More

Thank Ann F
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We are very grateful to Patrick for his quick response to questions even when we had not yet engaged his services. Travelling with family and friends is always not easy and when looking at the JR and Shinkansen systems one can be intimidated Patrick has...More

Thank Mark S
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JapanCustomTours, Owner at Japan Custom Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Mark, happy to be of help and sorting out a solution to your train ticket needs.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were looking for a comfortable, hassle-free way to get a sense of Japan and these two weeks did not disappoint. Patrick looked after us all the way through, adjusting things to meet our energy levels and interests. We saw so many things we would...More

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JapanCustomTours, Owner at Japan Custom Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

DocJon - it was our pleasure to show you around and provide an overview of Japan. Two weeks is a good length to cover many of the facets that make Japan a fascinating and intriguing place to experience. And showing off the bits that so...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Following a five days by ourselves in Tokyo (including Typhoon Lan), we met up with Patrick and set off by rail to Takayama. Great train trip, with impressive mountain scenes and many hydro electricity generating facilities. Takayama overnight accommodation was fine. Next morning, Patrick took...More

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JapanCustomTours, Owner at Japan Custom Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Graeme and Wendy, it was a real pleasure to show you a slice of Japan. We did a lot in a short trip. With the "whiskey tasting" i was able to share my knowledge of fine Japanese whiskies with someone that really appreciated it and...More

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Eddo N
29 April 2018|
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Response from JapanCustomTours | Property representative |
Hi, It depends a little on your dates - we are planning a couple of trrips in October so we could do a tour for four, or you might be interested in joining the other group we are putting together. You can email us (for... More
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18 April 2018|
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Response from JapanCustomTours | Property representative |
Hi, You can contact us at admin @ japancustomtours . co . nz (Sorry for the spaces in the email address, TripAdvisor prevents weblinks in answers which isn't very helpful.) Patrick
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