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Splendors of Japan

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Splendors Of Japan
At Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari Shrine, climb the extraordinary path lined with hundreds of orange torii gates that snake through the forest up into the mountains above the city. Indulge in a delicious kaiseki lunch at a traditional ryokan and gain an insight into Japanese customs. The Activity Level of this tour is Dynamic, meaning this journey features 4+ miles of walking on some days and may involve steep hills.


Dining Summary
  • 8 Breakfast (B)
  • 2 Lunch (L)
  • 2 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Be My Guest (BMG)
  • 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)
Be My Guest
  • Kyoto: Enjoy a kaiseki lunch at a traditional Japanese ryokan near Kyoto where you will learn about local customs.
Dive Into Culture
  • Ginza: With the guidance of your professional sushi chef, make your own selection of sushi specialties. Afterwards enjoy the fruits of your labor with a delicious lunch.
  • Takayama: Sample Japanese sake during a walking tour in the Edo-style streets of Takayama Old Town.
Iconic Experience
  • Tokyo: Visit Tokyo's renowned landmarks and gain insight into how this modern city preserves its ancient roots.
  • Tokyo: Visit the Tokyo National Museum to browse collections of Japanese art and archaeological objects.
  • Mt Fuji: Start your day by visiting the small rural village of Oshino Hakkai which is home to eight natural spring water ponds. Next on your travels is a 2,300-meter winding road to Mt. Fuji 5th Station. To end your day, you will ride up to Mt. Tenjo by ropeway and bask in the breath-taking views.
  • Gokayama: Take some time to admire the peaceful mountain village of Gokayama. Discover their unique homes that have been built without the use of nails and their sloped thatched roofs.
  • Kanazawa: Learn about the delicacy of the 16th-century craft gold leaf painting with your Local Specialist.
  • Kanazawa: Enjoy a stroll through Omicho market before making your way to the beautiful Gardens of Kenrokuen which have been shaped over the past one hundred years.
  • Kyoto: Admire the beautiful golden pavilion of Kinkakuji Temple.
  • Kyoto: Your city tour takes you to the orange gates of the Fushimi Inari Shrine. Admire this sacred site before visiting Sanjeusangen-do-Hall, where you can view the 1,001 "thousand-handed" goddesses of mercy statues. Continue your exploration of Kyoto with a walking tour through the Gion district.
MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®
  • Gokayama: Help support a local business with a visit to a washi paper workshop. You'll watch the family at work, and test your paper-making skills for yourself.
Must-see Highlights
  • Explore Tokyo and Kyoto
  • Visit the Sensoji Temple, the Skytree Observation Tower, the Edo Tokyo Museum in Tokyo, Mt. Fuji 5th Station, the Kinkakuji Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine and Sanjusangen-do Hall in Kyoto
  • See the traditional Gassho-zukuri houses in Gokayama and the beautiful gardens of Kenrokuen in Kanazawa
  • View Mt. Fuji

Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.
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