Small-Group and Custom Japan Trips
Unforgettable Travel Experiences to Japan
Our mission is to provide unique, hands-on experiences in Japan to create memories that will last a lifetime. We strive to give you exciting travel experiences that involve all five senses – sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch. Our focus is visiting farms and markets, taking classes and learning new skills, meeting new friends, and sharing good meals together. So, roll up your sleeves and be prepared to get your hands dirty (so to speak), because we know this can be one of your most satisfying and unforgettable experiences ever!
Peace of Mind
Japan is a fascinating country with a unique culture, food, and language, but it is often confusing to travelers. So, let us navigate you through the complexity of booking, guiding, and translation/interpretation so you will experience the best of what Japan has to offer.
Small Group Journeys
Join one of our carefully curated Small Group Journeys for a new experience and new friends. Our tours visit large and small cities like, and are always limited to ten like-minded travelers for a hands-on, authentic travel experience.
Create your dream trip to Japan with us! Choose from our four unique sample trips, decide on the type of accommodations, places to visit and style of your trip. Our Japan specialist will curate a one-of-a-kind journey just for you.
As a travel company, we are committed to helping sustain the environment and local economies, and preserving cultures, by working with local artists and craftspeople, farmers, and private inn owners who share the same beliefs and values.
Itinerary Planning Service
Our new service helps design a truly personalized itinerary for your trip to Japan and ease the stress and uncertainty of traveling. Let Japan Specialists help you build a framework within your budget that lets you travel independently with confidence.
Our Commitment to You
Tanpopo Journeys is an independently-owned travel company located in St. Paul, MN, USA. Our mission is to work with artists, farmers, craftspeople, and small businesses to foster and help them preserve traditional Japanese crafts and food production methods and to share them with you. We would love to curate a one-of-a-kind travel experience for you.
Mon – Fri: 10am – 5pm (CST)
Sat: 10am – 3pm (CST)