InsideJapan Tours' Insider Experiences

Looking for true insider knowledge on Japan? Try asking our Insiders. They've got their fingers on the pulse in all the best destinations across Japan. While anyone can wander the streets and tick off the must-see museums, our Insiders have the local know-how to help you really get beneath the surface.


Join a knowledgeable Insider in Tokyo to explore the capital's architectural wonders, or discover the secrets of Zen Buddhism (and escape the crowds) in Kyoto's lesser known temples. The list is endless, so why not discover more below...


  • Who are our Insiders?

    Hand-picked for their passion and knowledge, our Insider experts come from a range of backgrounds from born-and-bred locals to native English-speaking ex-pats who have chosen to make Asia their home.

  • We know Japan inside and out

    From sake enthusiasts, to galley curators, chefs, fishermen and gaming geeks, all of our Insiders share a commitment to studying and imparting the vast, beautiful and at times bewildering cultures of Japan.

    Whatever your interests, our Insiders can answer your questions and provide insight on everything from pop culture and current affairs, to restaurant recommendations and nightlife spots that only the locals know.

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  • Kyoto's Zen heritage

    Uncover the secrets of Zen Buddhism with our Kyoto Insider – an expert in Japanese religion

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  • Architectural wonders of Tokyo

    Let us show you the cream of Tokyo's architecture on this exclusive Insider tour


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