Japan Specialized Groups Tours presents unique Japan Tours including Japan Tours of Art and Crafts as well as horticultural hiking tours for both Ferns of Japan and Japan Wildflowers. We are planning a ‘Slow Pole Japan Tour in spring 2019. Please contact us to help you create a memorable custom Japan Tour for your small group.


Spring Tour 2019

Gardens and Art of Japan for Slow Pokes -May 7 to May 18, 2019
This tour has been created for those who are slow walkers but all are welcome.
We have eliminated long walks and places that have lots of steps or hills.


Hiking Tour Nakasendo & Kumano kodo 18th to 28th , 2019

On this hiking tour, you will travel to Unesco World Heritage Pilgrimage Nakahechi trail in the Kumano Kodo for four nights. You will be hiking through forests and along streams in beautiful mountains settings.  Lodging will be in a traditional Japanese Inn and in beautifully located Onsen Hotels. The rest of the trip will be spent hiking along beautifully preserved post towns of the Nakasendo trail


2019 Fern Tour in Japan Oct 31- Nov 12

Our third fern tour will take place in all new areas to include Kagawa and Kochi prefectures in Shikoku Island,
We will travel to Tanegashima Island and Amami Oshima Island as well. More details will be available by September 2018.


Self Guided Tours



Private and Custom Tours in Japan

Contact us today to discuss your thoughts and we will help you to bring it into reality! Our mission is to inspire a more holistic and authentic journey to Japan, one filled with memories you can pass down for generations.