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Signature Japan (2018)

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Private journey
Days: 9  |  From: $15,995


Immerse yourself in the wonders of Japan, as you ride a bullet train past majestic Mount Fuji and experience life in a traditional ryokan before arriving in picturesque Kyoto, where you visit the home and studio of a famous potter, on this revealing independent journey.

A&K Advantages

  • Gain an in-depth perspective on Japanese culture with stays in Tokyo, Hakone, Osaka and Kyoto, exploring diverse neighborhoods and bustling markets on foot
  • Travel at 175 mph on a bullet train along the classic stretch past majestic Mount Fuji
  • Experience the beauty of the flowering cherry tree, or sakura, when you travel in late March or early April
  • Be among the few to stay at Gôra Kadan, one of the country's most exclusive ryokans (traditional inns)
  • Visit the meticulously manicured Golden Pavilion in Kyoto
  • Explore the home and studio of one of Kyoto's most famous potters and view the collections on display


Itinerary at a Glance

Signature Japan

Day 1: Arrive Tokyo, Japan

Day 2: Tokyo | Tsukiji Fish Market & Asakusa Kannon Temple

Day 3: Tokyo | Life of a Samurai

Day 4: Hakone | Traditional Ryokan

Day 5: Osaka | Bullet Train Ride & Medieval Castle

Day 6: Nara | Bronze Buddha

Day 7: Kyoto | Gardens, Pavilions & Temples

Day 8: Kyoto | Japanese Mingei Folk Art

Day 9: Depart Kyoto

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