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

Artisans of Leisure

Tokyo, Japan To Tokyo, Japan

Valid for Departures Now Through: 14 Mar 2019

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

Itinerary

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

HIKING TOUR OF JAPAN: Tokyo, Matsumoto, Takayama & Kamikochi, Kyoto, Hakone & Mount Fuji

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
Matsumoto, Japan
Tobira Onsen Myojinkan Breakfast, Dinner

· Private transfer to train station and first-class train to Matsumoto

· Private arrival transfer to ryokan

· Accommodation in Matsumoto at luxury traditional Japanese ryokan

· Private afternoon tour

· Kaiseki dinner this evening

Day 4
Takayama, Japan
Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan Breakfast, Dinner

· Private transfer to Kamikochi for hike with private nature guide

· Private transfer to Takayama and ryokan

· Accommodation in Takayama at luxury traditional Japanese ryokan: Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan or Hidatei Hanaougi Ryokan

· Kaiseki dinner this evening

Day 5
Takayama, Japan
Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan Breakfast, Dinner

· Half-day private tour

· Kaiseki dinner this evening

Day 6
Kyoto, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast

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

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

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

· Afternoon private tour with expert guide and driver

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

· 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
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast

· Full-day private tour in Kyoto with expert guide and driver or private hiking excursion in nearby mountains

Day 9
Hakone, Japan
Gora Kadan Ryokan Breakfast

· Private transfer to station for first-class shinkansen train to Hakone near Mt. Fuji

· Private arrival transfer to ryokan

· Accommodation in Hakone at ultra-luxury ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) with hot springs and spa, including kaiseki dinner

· Afternoon private tour with expert guide and driver

Day 10
Hakone, Japan
Gora Kadan Ryokan Breakfast, Dinner

· Morning private cultural tour with expert guide and driver

· Afternoon private hike or nature walk in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park

· Kaiseki dinner this evening

Day 11
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo Breakfast

· Private transfer to station for first-class 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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Description

HIKING TOUR OF JAPAN: Tokyo, Matsumoto, Takayama & Kamikochi, Kyoto, Hakone & Mount Fuji

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

Begin in dynamic Tokyo, Japan’s capital of style and innovation. During private touring, explore interesting neighborhoods such as Shibuya, Harajuku and Ginza. Tour important historic sites and experience Japan’s vibrant pop culture. Artisans of Leisure can also make reservations at our favorite restaurants in Tokyo, which range from local noodle shops to some of the most acclaimed restaurants in the world.Next, travel by train to Matsumoto, a picturesque castle town with views of the stunning Japan Alps. Spend the afternoon exploring the castle, visiting sculpture gardens or art museums, and learning about traditional folklore. Spend the night at a luxury Relais & Chateaux-affiliated ryokan(traditional inn), and enjoy a soak in the therapeutic onsen (hot springs).

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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