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Luxuries of Japan & Thailand - Private Luxury Asia Tours (12 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Tokyo, Japan To Chiang Mai, Thailand

Valid for Departures Now Through: 14 Mar 2019

Itinerary

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

LUXURIES OF JAPAN & THAILAND: Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Bangkok, Chiang Mai

An exclusive private tour of Japan and Thailand 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 full-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
Hakone, Japan
Gora Kadan Ryokan Breakfast, Dinner

· Private transfer to Hakone region near Mt. Fuji

· Afternoon private tour with expert guide and driver

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

· Gourmet kaiseki dinner

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

• Private transfer to bullet train (first class) to Kyoto. Separate luggage transfers included

• Private transfer to hotel

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

• Afternoon private tour with expert guide and driver

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

· Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

· Temples, shrines, gardens, Geisha district, bamboo forest, history, traditional architecture, crafts

· Vegetarian 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 6
Kyoto, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Breakfast

· Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

· Specialty shops and food markets, traditional neighborhoods, or excursion to the Miho Museum or Nara

Day 7
Bangkok, Thailand
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Breakfast

· Private transfer to airport for flight (not included in tour cost) to Bangkok, Thailand

· VIP airport assistance through immigration

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Bangkok at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 8
Bangkok, Thailand
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Breakfast

· Private full-day tour of Bangkok with expert guide and driver including private longtail boat ride

· Grand Palace and Wat Po, local food and flower markets, Jim Thompson House

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: recommended jewelers and tailors, visit to private art collections, VIP tickets to a Thai boxing match, private Thai cooking lesson

Day 9
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Breakfast

· Private transfer to airport and flight to Chiang Mai

· Private arrival transfer to resort

· Accommodation in Chiang Mai at ultra-luxury resort

· Afternoon private tour of temples and surrounding mountains

· Private round-trip transfer to night market

Day 10
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Breakfast

· Half-day private tour with option for city touring or excursion to elephant camp

· Option for sunrise alms-giving

Additional touring and activities can be arranged, upon request: meeting local artisans (silver, celadon, furniture, silk), a private Thai boxing lesson, active touring excursions (hiking, biking, rafting, golfing and zip-lining), seeing the monks' procession at sunrise, Thai market visit and cooking lesson, Thai massage lesson

Day 11
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Breakfast

· Day at leisure to enjoy the resort and spa

Day 12
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast

· Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Bangkok

· VIP airport assistance to connecting departure flight

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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

LUXURIES OF JAPAN & THAILAND: Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Bangkok, Chiang Mai

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

This private tour of Japan and Thailand is one of the greatest luxury journeys in Asia. It's an ideal combination of Japanese and Thai culture, cuisine and lifestyle. It features private cultural touring with your own guide and driver, accommodation in the best luxury hotels and resorts, private airport transfers, first-class train travel in Japan, internal flights in Thailand, access to a wide range of unique activities and more.

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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