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Ceramics Tour of Japan - Private Luxury Japan Tours (10 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Fukuoka, Japan To Tokyo, Japan

Valid for Departures Now Through: 17 Jul 2021

Ceramics Tour of Japan - Private Luxury Japan Tours (10 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Fukuoka, Japan
Grand Hyatt Fukuoka None

CERAMICS TOUR OF JAPAN: Fukuoka, Saga, Kyoto, Yamashiro Onsen, Kanazawa, Tokyo

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

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Fukuoka at luxury hotel

Day 2
Fukuoka, Japan
Grand Hyatt Fukuoka Breakfast

Full-day private excursion to Arita and Imari

Day 3
Kyoto, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast

Private transfer to train station for first-class shinkansen to Kyoto

Private arrival transfer to hotel

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

Afternoon private tour with expert guide and driver

Day 4
Kyoto, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver, including appointment with leading pottery expert

Temples and shrines, bamboo forest, tea ceremony, Buddhist temple lunch, geisha districts

Insider access to imperial villas and private gardens

Day 5
Kyoto, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast

Private excursion with expert guide and driver to Shiga and/or Kyoto city touring

Day 6
Yamashiro, Japan
Araya Totoan Breakfast, Dinner

Private transfer to train station for first-class train to Yamashiro Onsen

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation at luxury ryokan including kaiseki ryori dinner

Day 7
Yamashiro, Japan
Araya Totoan Breakfast, Dinner

Full-day private tour including visits to renowned ceramics shops in the area

Day 8
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo Breakfast

Private transfer to train station for first-class shinkansen train to Tokyo with tour of Kanazawa en route

Gardens, contemporary and folk art museums, temples, crafts, food markets

Private arrival transfer to hotel in Tokyo

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

Day 9
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Temples, shrines, pop-culture, neighborhoods, museums, specialty shops, food, markets, history

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: private sushi lesson with master chef, attending festivals, insider shopping, excursions outside of Tokyo, appointment to visit Ghibli Museum, baseball games, sake pairing dinner, sumo tournament or watching sumo wrestlers practice, martial arts lessons, spa appointments, Tokyo Disney and other theme parks, art and architecture touring

Day 10
Tokyo, Japan
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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Description

CERAMICS TOUR OF JAPAN: Fukuoka, Saga, Kyoto, Yamashiro Onsen, Kanazawa, Tokyo

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

This private ceramics tour of Japan features an ideal combination of major cultural sites, interesting smaller towns, and important ceramics destinations. Visit studios and kilns, learn about different types of Japanese ceramics, meet local artists and browse upscale shops. The tour includes private cultural touring with your own guide and driver, accommodation in luxury hotels and ryokan (traditional inns), private airport transfers, internal flights and first-class train travel, luggage transfers and access to a wide range of unique activities that engage you in real Japanese culture.

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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