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Cultural Treasures of Japan

Summary:

Immerse yourself in the ancient and modern cultures of Japan. Learn the art of the tea ceremony, and stand before the famous Senso-ji Buddhist temple. Tour Matsumoto Castle, known as the “Crow Castle” for its black exterior. Taste legendary Hida beef and ...

Duration
14 Days
Cities
8
Next Departure
26-Aug-2024
Starting at
USD 4,899.00
Price per day
USD 350.00
Tour Type
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Collette
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Summary

Immerse yourself in the ancient and modern cultures of Japan. Learn the art of the tea ceremony, and stand before the famous Senso-ji Buddhist temple. Tour Matsumoto Castle, known as the “Crow Castle” for its black exterior. Taste legendary Hida beef and sip sake at a local brewery. Delve into Kyoto, the marvelous cultural capital of Japan. Board the Shinkansen “bullet” train to travel to Hiroshima to visit Shrine Island and the Peace Memorial Museum. Absorb the beauty of the Golden Pavilion and the majesty of Nijo Castle. Japan slowly draws you into its eclectic culture and charm, revealing incredible moments every step of the way.

Map: Cultural Treasures of Japan (Collette)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Overnight Flight
Day 2
Tokyo, Japan
Day 3
Tokyo
Day 4
Tokyo
Day 5
Tokyo - Hakone
Day 6
Hakone - Matsumoto - Takayama
Day 7
Takayama
Day 8
Takayama - Shirakawa-Go - Kanazawa
Day 9
Kanazawa
Day 10
Kanazawa - Kyoto
Day 11
Kyoto - Bullet Train - Hiroshima - Kyoto
Day 12
Kyoto
Day 13
Kyoto
Day 14
Kyoto - Tour Ends

Travel Cities (8): Hakone, Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Matsumoto, Mount Fuji, Takayama, Tokyo

Highlights

City

  • Tokyo

Attraction

  • Asakusa Sensoji Shrine
  • Tea Ceremony
  • Ginza

City

  • Hakone

Attraction

  • Lake Ashi Cruise

City

  • Matsumoto
  • Takayama

Attraction

  • Sake Tasting and Hida Beef Dinner

City

  • Shirakawa-go
  • Kanazawa
  • Kyoto

Attraction

  • Bullet Train

City

  • Hiroshima

Attraction

  • Kaiseki Dinner & Maiko Show

Included in Price

Culinary

  • Enjoy a sake tasting at a local sake brewery followed by a Hida beef dinner.
  • Participate in a sushi-making class.
  • Experience a traditional kaiseki dinner with maiko show in Kyoto.

Experience

  • Try your hand at the centuries-old art of the Japanese tea ceremony, gold leaf decorating and stenciling.
  • Travel by the famous Shinkansen bullet train.
  • Explore the famous Ginza District, the first Western-style shopping district in Japan where modern and history blends.

Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Tour...

Tokyo

Arrow Going To

Kyoto

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