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Japan Old & New - Private Luxury Japan Tours (10 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Tokyo, Japan To Tokyo, Japan

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Dec 2018

Japan Old & New - Private Luxury Japan Tours (10 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo None

JAPAN OLD & NEW: Tokyo, Naoshima Island (Benesse), Kyoto

An exclusive private tour of Japan for the most discerning luxury traveler.

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Tokyo at ultra-luxury hotel: Aman Tokyo, Park Hyatt Tokyo, The Peninsula Tokyo, or The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo

Day 2
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo Breakfast

· Private half-day tour with expert guide and driver

· Historic districts, architecture, food halls, interesting neighborhoods (pop culture, electronics)

Additional options can be booked, upon request: behind-the-scenes sumo wrestling, martial arts lesson, sake tasting with an expert, Kabuki theater, baseball games, Tokyo Disney

Day 3
Naoshima, Japan
Benesse House Breakfast

· Private transfer to station and train, private car and ferry to Naoshima Island

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Naoshima at luxury boutique art museum hotel

Day 4
Naoshima, Japan
Benesse House Breakfast

· At leisure to explore the island

· Benesse Art Site installations

Day 5
Naoshima, Japan
Benesse House Breakfast

· At leisure to explore the island

· Benesse Art Site installations

Day 6
Kyoto, Japan
Tawaraya Ryokan Breakfast

· Transfer by ferry, private car and train to Kyoto

· Private arrival transfer to ryokan

· Accommodation in in Kyoto at luxury ryokan: Tawaraya Ryokan, Hiiragiya Ryokan, or Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

Day 7
Kyoto, Japan
Tawaraya Ryokan Breakfast, Lunch

· Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

· Temples, shrines, gardens, Gion (geisha district), bamboo forest, history, traditional architecture, crafts

· Vegetarian Buddhist temple lunch

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: appointments at private Imperial gardens, private tea ceremony, meeting craftspeople, exclusive dinner with Geisha, private cooking class, visiting local festivals, specialty shopping, martial arts lessons, private meditation at temples

Day 8
Kyoto, Japan
Tawaraya Ryokan Breakfast

· Morning private tour with expert guide and driver or cooking class

· Specialty shops and food markets, traditional neighborhoods

Day 9
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo Breakfast

· Private transfer to train station for bullet train (first-class) to Tokyo

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Tokyo at ultra-luxury hotel: Aman Tokyo, Park Hyatt Tokyo, The Peninsula Tokyo, or The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo

Day 10
Tokyo, Japan
None Breakfast

· Private airport transfer

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Description

JAPAN OLD & NEW: Tokyo, Naoshima Island (Benesse), Kyoto

An exclusive private tour of Japan for the most discerning luxury traveler.

This tour features the historic and contemporary cultural highlights of Japan, visiting the ultra-modern city of Tokyo, the rural island of Naoshima, and ancient Kyoto.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

Insider Tip

Ask about incorporating special interest activities: culinary touring, family-focused activities, soft adventure excursions, art tours, shopping, performances, philanthropy, heritage, and more.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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