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Culinary Tour of Japan - Private Luxury Japan Tours (12 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Tokyo, Japan To Tokyo, Japan

Valid for Departures Now Through: 17 Jul 2021

Culinary Tour of Japan - Private Luxury Japan Tours (12 days)

Itinerary

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

CULINARY TOUR OF JAPAN: Tokyo, Kanazawa, Yamanaka Onsen, 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

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Tsukiji Fish Market, local markets, food halls, specialty shops and dining locations

Day 3
Kanazawa, Japan
Hotel Nikko Kanazawa Breakfast

Private transfer to station for first-class trains to Kanazawa

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Kanazawa at luxury hotel

Afternoon private tour with expert guide, including traditional samurai and geisha districts

Day 4
Kanazawa, Japan
Hotel Nikko Kanazawa Breakfast

Morning miso factory tour and cooking lesson

Afternoon flexible private touring and shopping including private cooking class in private home on local farm

Day 5
Yamanaka, Japan
Kayotei Breakfast, Dinner

Private transfer to ryokan in Yamanaka Onsen

Afternoon private soba-making lesson, visit soy sauce maker and confectioner

Additional touring options: visits to crafts workshops for ceramics, washi paper or lacquered wood product

Accommodation in Yamanaka Onsen at traditional ryokan

Kaiseki ryori dinner

Day 6
Yamanaka, Japan
Kayotei Breakfast, Dinner

Full-day private cultural and culinary touring

Artisan workshop visits, meeting with a soy sauce maker or confection-making lesson

Kaiseki ryori dinner

Day 7
Kyoto, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast

Private transfer to train station for train to Kyoto

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Kyoto at ultra-luxury hotel: The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto or Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Day 8
Kyoto, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast, Lunch

Full-day private culinary and cultural touring

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

Vegetarian Buddhist temple lunch

Private tea ceremony

Day 9
Kyoto, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast

Morning private cooking class

Afternoon private touring with guide and driver

Day 10
Kyoto, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast

Full-day private city tour with expert guide and driver

Specialty shops and food markets, traditional neighborhoods

Day 11
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo Breakfast

Private transfer to train station for train 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 12
Tokyo, Japan
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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Artisans of Leisure is an exclusive tour supplier for Virtuoso. All tours depart daily and are private, highly personalized and luxurious. Virtuoso travelers receive amenities and VIP treatment on all Artisans of Leisure tours.

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Description

CULINARY TOUR OF JAPAN: Tokyo, Kanazawa, Yamanaka Onsen, Kyoto

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

Experience Japan’s incredible food culture in an in-depth, hands-on way on this private culinary tour of Japan. The tour features culinary and cultural touring with your own guide and driver, private cooking classes, accommodation in Japan’s best luxury hotels, private airport transfers, first-class travel by shinkansen (bullet train), luggage transfers and access to a wide range of unique activities. Learn how to shop for Japanese ingredients and how to prepare and present typical Japanese dishes and seasonal specialties. Experience a variety of types of cuisine, such as authentic Japanese home cooking, refined kaiseki ryori and Zen vegetarian temple cuisine. Tour local markets and specialty food shops. Also enjoy cultural touring that includes the most important temples, shrines, gardens, museums and neighborhoods in each location.

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.

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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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