Classic Japan (2015)

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Gain an in-depth perspective on Japanese culture with lengthy stays in Tokyo and Kyoto. Participate in a Shinto ceremony, receive a lesson in Zen meditation and enjoy entertainment by a geiko (geisha) as well as meiko (apprentice geisha).

A&K Advantages

  • Gain an in-depth perspective on Japanese culture with lengthy stays in Tokyo and Kyoto, exploring diverse neighborhoods and bustling markets on foot
  • Participate in a Shinto ceremony in the ancient Toshogu Shrine, experiencing Japan's religious rituals firsthand
  • Capture the spirit of Japan with lessons in Zen meditation and the ancient art of the traditional tea ceremony
  • Savor Kyoto's distinctive cuisine and traditions during an exclusive kaiseki banquet with entertainment by a geiko and maiko (apprentice geisha)
  • View the exalted flowering cherry tree or sakura, which typically blooms in spring
  • Be among the few to stay at Gôra Kadan, one of the country's most exclusive ryokans (traditional inns)