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12 Day Japan Food Tour

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USD 5,085.00
2 travellers
    What to Expect

    Day 1: Tokyo

    Pass By: Narita International Airport Terminal 1 5F Observation Deck, 1-1 Sanrizuka Goryobokujo 5F Terminal 1, Narita 282-0011 Chiba Prefecture
    Arrival Day

    Pass By: Haneda Airport Terminal 1 POWER LOUNGE CENTRAL, 3-3-2 Hanedakuko 1F Haneda Airport Terminal 1, Ota 144-0041 Tokyo Prefecture
    Arrival Day

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: Welcome Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 2: Tokyo

    Stop At: Asakusa, Taito Tokyo Prefecture
    Guided Walk & Sensoji Temple, Soba Noodle making class, Tsukiji Outer Market & sushi tasting
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 3: Takayama

    Stop At: Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055 Gifu Prefecture
    n outdoor museum where the traditional thatched-roof architecture unique to the area has been recreated in a delightful mountain setting. Discover the techniques used to build farmhouses that could withstand fierce winters and long periods of isolation due to snow-closed roads. Each house is like its own self-contained museum, with displays of personal items and traditional tools.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Ryokan (Traditional Japanese Inn)

    Day 4: Takayama

    Stop At: Hida Furukawa Old Town, Furukawacho, Hida Gifu Prefecture
    Visit a Sake brewery
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Takayama Jinya, 1-5 Hachikemmachi, Takayama 506-0012 Gifu Prefecture
    Visit the morning markets
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Ryokan (Traditional Japanese Inn)

    Day 5: Kanazawa

    Stop At: Kanazawa Castle Park, 1-1番1号 Marunouchi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0937, Japan
    The city is full of historic sights like Kanazawa castle, Kenroku-en Garden, the former samurai district and the very traditional Chaya gai (tea house district), but also home to the world class, ultra-modern 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art. On arrival, your leader will take you on an orientation walk and the rest of the day is free for your own exploration.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 6: Kanazawa

    Stop At: Omicho Market, 50 Kamiomicho, Kanazawa 920-0905 Ishikawa Prefecture
    we head to Omicho Market, where the city's quality foods and producers gather. Fish from Ishikawa Prefecture is brought in from the port every morning and, as well as on sale fresh, there are also a number of restaurants in the market which whip it up into special seafood rice bowls or sushi. There are almost 200 different stalls to get lost in. In the afternoon take part in the city's living cultural heritage with a Japanese sweet making class. Wagashi sweets are classically used to accompany the Japanese tea ceremony, adn they are as tasty to look at as they are to eat.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 7: Osaka

    Stop At: Osaka Station City, 3-1-3 Umeda, Kita, Osaka 530-0001 Osaka Prefecture
    Osaka Street Food Tour. embark on a delicious street food tour to sample some of the best morsels that Osaka has to offer. On our way we'll pop into a depachika, the food basement hall of one of Japan's famed department stores and a treasure trove for food lovers given the endless range of products exquisitely displayed.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 8: Koya-San

    Stop At: Shiroyam Kobo Daishi, Kumecho, Yonago 683-0824 Tottori Prefecture
    Koya-san - Okuno-in Mausoleum walk
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Monastery. Simple lodgings similar to a Ryokan.

    Day 9: Kyoto

    Stop At: Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0001 Kyoto Prefecture
    Guided District Walk
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Nishiki Market Shopping District, 609 Nishidaimonjicho Tominokoji Dori Shijoagaru, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8054 Kyoto Prefecture
    When you arrive your leader will give you an orientation walk and take you on a stroll through the glass-covered walkway of Nishiki Market, a seemingly never-ending wonderland for food lovers and shoppers.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 10: Kyoto

    Stop At: Obanzai - Taroya, Kannondocho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, 604-8222, Japan
    Cooking Class
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 11: Kyoto

    Stop At: Tea ceremony En, 272 Matsubarachō, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0063, Japan
    Go behind the scenes of a local tea farm to learn about the long-lived customs surrounding this brew, which is more than simply a drink.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner: Farewell Group Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 12: Kyoto

    Stop At: Osaka International Airport 32 L End, Haradanaka, Toyonaka 561-0807 Osaka Prefecture
    No Activities today
    Duration: 1 minute

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    HOTEL SUNROUTE ASAKUSA, 1-chōme-8-5 Kaminarimon, Taito City, Tōkyō-to 111-0034, Japan
    Departure Time
    6:00 PM
    12 days
    Return Details
    Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Japan, 〒600-8412 Kyoto, Shimogyō-ku, Nijōhanjikichō, 四条下ル
    • 11x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 11 nights
    • 11 nights accommodation (8 Hotel, 2 Ryokan, 1 Monastery)
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Local guide
    • Included Activities
    • Japan Rail Pass
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Karaoke fees
    • Japan Rail Pass Extension
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Minimum age is 15 years
    • Each room at the ryokan is equipped with modern conveniences, including air-conditioning, private bathroom facilities, minibar, TV and IDD telephone.
    • Travel insurance that covers medical expenses, including emergency repatriation, is required to participate on this tour; proof of insurance must be shown to tour leader on the first day
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please book no later than 21 days from departure
    • A 7 day Standard/Ordinary Japan Rail Pass is included in the price of your trip and will be validated on day 3.
    • No Single Supplements available
    • Due to the rapid increase in tourism in Japan and in the lead up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics it has been necessary to go outside our traditional tour leader sources. As a result our passionate, professional and trained tour leaders may be local Japanese or long term foreign residents in Japan.
    • Accommodation in Japan can be difficult to secure at short notice. If you are travelling in Japan before or after your trip, we recommend booking accommodation at least 1 month in advance of travel, especially in high season (March to May, September to November).
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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