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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: 01 Dec 2018

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

· Noted 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

Day 5
Kanazawa, Japan
Hotel Nikko Kanazawa Breakfast

· Full-day private excursion to Noto Peninsula: visits to sake brewery, sea salt producer, sweets shop

Day 6
Yamanaka Onsen, Japan
Kayotei Breakfast

· 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

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

· Morning private visit to local food producers

· 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

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

Exclusively for Virtuoso Guests

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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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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