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Japan Custom Tours

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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 70-4219-8149
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

We have just returned from a two week tour around Japan with Japan Custom Travel and had really great time. From the word go Patrick was always prompt in responding to emails and designed the itinerary with our requests in mind. I liked the fact...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Jan H
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Patrick is an excellent traveling companion: knowledgeable, helpful, adept at resolving unanticipated problems, and wry. He customized a 14-day preplanned tour to our complete satisfaction. Every place we visited was worth a visit and some places whetted our appetite for a more in-depth future trip....More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Mark J
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We travelled in a small group for a cherry blossom tour with Patrick. Organisation was excellent, accommodation was excellent. Patrick was always helpful and available. The tour was great. One minute we were travelling on a fast train, and next we were walking in backstreets...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Robert020211
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Having looked at the huge range of options for bullet train tickets, all seeming impossibly complicated, I looked at trying to buy them in advance. Patrick's name pooped up on Google as Japan Custom Tours. I entered an email exchange with him, & he gave...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Geoff H
JapanCustomTours, Owner at Japan Custom Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

I am glad it all worked well for your trip. All those little things about using the tickets and advice for things like seating are just part of making sure you are getting the right combination of tickets and options. Certainly booking in advance was...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

An amazing time shopping. Would not have found the shops without Wendy and Koji. Certainly would recommend going shopping with them. I enjoyed my time with them both and was happy to have Koji there as he really helped with mens clothing sizes. He has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank koko865
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We spent 2 weeks with Wendy and Koji in Japan and from the moment we arrived, they were amazing. From the moment we decided to go with JCT the communication was fantastic, the itinerary detail and suggestion was details and the thoughts and suggestions were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JapanCustomTours, Owner at Japan Custom Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you Greg and Julie. Our team really enjoyed hosting you in Japan and showing you around. The July flooding was a bit unexpected, as were the record temperatures, but we are glad that you still had a fantastic trip. The re-routing of the tour...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

We have just returned from an incredible 17 day trip with Japan Custom Tours. In the initial planning of our itinerary we dealt predominantly with Patrick and Wendy who were excellent to deal with, always prompt in replying to emails and very patient with the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Gordon V
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Dear Patrick: Thank you for an amazing five week trip. We loved travelling on the trains and saw things we wanted to see as well as many places that we did not know we wanted to see! Your organization of the trip and knowledge of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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JapanCustomTours, Owner at Japan Custom Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Dorothy and Bill, it was a huge five weeks and while we had mapped out a schedule well in advance covering every day we still managed to add in extra things along the way. And, I would also say thank you for being great guests,...More

Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We travelled with Wendy and Koji from Japan Custom Tours in June 2018 for 16 days. Koji as our prime daytime guide was the ultimate professional, nothing was ever too much trouble and if he couldn’t answer a question then he would rush off to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed June 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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August 1, 2018|
Response from JapanCustomTours | Property representative |
English is our main language as our guests come from English speaking countries. We do not have Chinese speaking staff.
Jason Y
June 24, 2018|
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Response from JapanCustomTours | Property representative |
Hi Jason, Normally we run groups for ten people as a maximum. We look at requests for bigger groups on a case-by-case basis as there are a lot of factors that go into a successful tour and we know our specialization and... More
Eddo N
April 29, 2018|
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