Touch the authentic Japan

Why travel with HANDS ON JAPAN?

Whether you are traveling Japan for the first time or not, HANDS ON JAPAN offer highly personalized services that suit your needs on every ground of travel detail. We achieve this by working as a small team that possesses great flexibility. Our greatest strength is a massive network we have built with local artisans, chefs, business owners and Buddhist monks in Kyoto, where you will get your hands on the epitome of the rich Japanese culture. If you look to discover the authentic Japan, travel with HANDS ON JAPAN.

Sample itineraries

From Managing Director

HANDS ON JAPAN Ltd. is an officially licensed DMC/tour operator based in Kyoto, dedicated to create a memory of a lifetime for travelers through a first hand encounter with the rich Japanese culture.

One of our two main operations is to offer a tailor-made Japan tour. We cater for both FIT and group of mid-end or high-end clients. Being as a small team, HANDS ON JAPAN can offer a highly personalized service on Golden Route or off the beaten path for honeymooners, couples, groups, families you name it. Our expert staff will propose the best itinerary for you by closely being touch with you while adjusting every detail regarding transportation, accommodation, sightseeing, activity and meal. Our guides are professional, certified, and proficient in different languages of English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Italy and Russian.

The highlight of a Japan trip comes at Kyoto, where guests will have a first hand cultural experience to deepen their understanding of Japan and to encounter a moment they won’t forget. As a company based in Kyoto, we have created countless options of such tours.

The other main operation is to conduct a day tour featuring a hands-on experience in Kyoto as a tour operator. The biggest salespoint is that all the tours are our original products. We have built a close relationship with artisans who are the successors of traditional cultures and create a tour together so that travelers can not only get a mere experience but also learn a historical background and a cultural significance behind it through 1 on 1 interaction with an artisan.

To build a tour to touch the authentic Japan, HANDS ON JAPAN is the company to work with.

Managing Director
Kenta Ohashi