12-day customized tour of Japan, starting in Tokyo. Explore some of Japan’s top destinations, epic sites and off-the-beaten-track hidden gems.
Brand g is excited to offer an immersive experience in Japanese culture and lifestyle along with the romantic sites. Japan is a country of modern amenities, renowned cuisine, and a deep sense of history. Being one of the first countries to witness sunrise, Japan has the nickname, “The Land of the Rising Sun.”Our tour includes three nights in Tokyo, one of the world’s most cutting-edge capitals. Witness the contrast of Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples next to towering skyscrapers. Experience two nights at a traditional Japanese ryokan, three nights in Kyoto, the historic former capital, famous for its abundance of temples, gardens, and UNESCO World Heritage status. Enjoy an overnight and farewell dinner in Osaka, Japan’s third largest city, before returning home.
Package Includes: 12-day fully escorted tour, with the services of local and Brand g hosts throughout the trip.
- 12 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches and 10 Dinners
- Two beverages per included lunch and dinner (alcoholic or non-alcoholic)
- Meet and greet airport transfer at Tokyo Hineda or Narita Airport
- Welcome dinner cruise in Tokyo Bay
- Visits to Sensoji Temple & Nakamise Street in Asakusa
- Sushi making experience with lunch
- Sumo wrestling practice visit
- Private bus to Nikko, the world heritage town and national park
- Race to Takayama on a high speed bullet train and local train and stroll the old town and streets including Takayama Jinya.
- Explore the Miyagawa morning market
- Visit the world heritage site of Gokayama
- In Kanazawa, visit the old Higashi-chaya district and Kenrokuen garden
- Full day excursion in Kyoto to Nijo castle, Kinkakuji and Ryoanji temple and Arashimaya bamboo forest
- Kaiseki dinner with Maiko
- Full day on your own in Kyoto. Take and optional excursion, such as tea ceremony or cooking class
- Visit Himeji castle, and Enkyo-ji temple where the movie Last Samurai was filmed
- Enjoy a Kobe Beef lunch
- Take in the Benesse museum, Chichu art museum, Ando museum on the unique Naoshima Island
- Visit Itsukushima shrine on Miyajima island
- Visit Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima
- Explore the bustling old capital of Osaka, exciting night life and street food
- Airport transfer back to KIX airport in Osaka