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Snow Monkeys, Hot Springs & More - Private Luxury Japan Tours (14 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Tokyo, Japan To Tokyo, Japan

Valid for Departures Now Through: 17 Jul 2021

Snow Monkeys, Hot Springs & More - Private Luxury Japan Tours (14 days)

Itinerary

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

SNOW MONKEYS, HOT SPRINGS & MORE: Tokyo, Kyoto, Kanazawa & Shirakawago, Yamanouchi, Jigokudani

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

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 3
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo Breakfast

Private half-day tour with expert guide and driver

Historic districts, architecture, food halls, interesting neighborhoods (pop culture, electronics)

Day 4
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 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

Options include: appointments at private Imperial gardens, private tea ceremony, meeting craftspeople, ikebana lesson, exclusive dinner with Geisha, Japanese spa treatments, private cooking class, hiking, 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

Culture, history, gardens, crafts, traditional experiences and insider access

Option for excursion to Miho Museum and/or Nara

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: exclusive private geisha dinner, Zen meditation at a temple, private cooking lesson at a local home, an ikebana lesson (flower arranging), hiking to temples in the hills

Day 7
Kanazawa, Japan
Hotel Nikko Kanazawa Breakfast

Private transfer to train station for train to Kanazawa

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation at luxury hotel in Kanazawa

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

Day 8
Kanazawa, Japan
Hotel Nikko Kanazawa Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

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

Insider access to local artisans (silk, lacquer, gold-leaf) and pottery studios

Day 9
Kanazawa, Japan
Hotel Nikko Kanazawa Breakfast

Full-day private excursion with expert guide and driver to Shirakawago

Day 10
Yamanouchi, Japan
Yorozuya Ryokan Breakfast

Private transfer to station for shinkansen to Nagano

Private transfer to ryokan

Day 11
Yamanouchi, Japan
Yorozuya Ryokan Breakfast

Private flexible touring including Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park, Obuse and other highlights

Day 12
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo Breakfast

Private transfer to Nagano for bullet train (first-class) 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 13
Tokyo, Japan
Aman Tokyo Breakfast

Half-day of flexible city touring or shopping

Ginza neighborhood, boutiques, art galleries

Day 14
Tokyo, Japan
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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Description

SNOW MONKEYS, HOT SPRINGS & MORE: Tokyo, Kyoto, Kanazawa & Shirakawago, Yamanouchi, Jigokudani

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

Ideal for winter, this private Japan tour includes must-see cultural highlights in Tokyo, Kyoto and Kanazawa, walking through a beautiful rural village, visiting the workshops of traditional crafts people and an excursion to Jigokudani, where snow monkeys soak in 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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