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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.


Sightseeing Highlights
  • EXPLORE Tokyo and Kyoto
  • SEE the traditional Gassho-zukuri houses in Gokayama, the beautiful gardens of Kenrokuen in Kanazawa
  • VIEW Mt. Fuji
  • VISIT the Sensoji Temple, the Skytree Observation Tower, the Edo Tokyo Museumin Tokyo, Mt. Fuji 5th Station, the Kinkakuji Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine and Sanjusangen-do Hall in Kyoto
  • CONNECT WITH LOCALS A kaiseki lunch at a traditional Japanese ryokan home near Kyoto where you will learn about local customs. (Day 7)
  • DIVE INTO CULTURE Sample Japanese sake during a walking tour in the Edo-style streets of Takayama Old Town. (Day 5) Learn how local artisans make Japanese washi paper in the UNESCO village of Gokayama. (Day 5)
  • LOCAL SPECIALIST Sushi making in Tokyo. (Day 3) Gold Leaf painting in Kanazawa. (Day 6)
  • MAKE A DIFFERENCE 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. (Day 5)

Dining Highlights
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches (including Connect with Locals)
  • 4 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • Handcrafted Highlights
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Dream holidays without the stress of the 'what ifs', is what we do. We design our tours so you can experience the world differently. You'll get the personal service, attention to detail and ease you're looking for, while enjoying the unmissable experiences you've always dreamed of. Discover why Trafalgar tours have been trusted by 5 million guests and are proud to deliver the very best tours that you'll cherish for ye ...
Apr 02, 2023 through
Apr 16, 2023
8 Nights from
$4,365.00 (USD)
Per Person
Book by 2022-12-03 to receive $485.00 Last Minute Deal Discount. Airfare not included, Various departures
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Last Minute Deal: Must book by 2022-12-03
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Mar 12, 2023 through
Mar 19, 2023
8 Nights from
$4,750.00 (USD)
Per Person
Airfare not included, Various departures
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Mar 26, 2023 through
Apr 03, 2023
8 Nights from
$4,850.00 (USD)
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Airfare not included
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Konnichiwa Tokyo
2 Explore Vibrant Tokyo
3 Off to the Five Lakes District
4 Majestic Mt. Fuji and Timeless Takayama
5 Experience Gokayama and On To Kanazawa
6 Traditional Kanazawa
7 Onwards to Kyoto
8 Discover Enchanting Kyoto
9 Sayonara Japan
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.