Japan: Temples, Traditons, & Tea
Immerse in a captivating exploration of Japan, beginning in Tokyo, the country’s pulsating, technicolor core. Explore Asakusa's rich heritage, home to the esteemed Senso-Ji Temple and the historic Geisha district. Experience the dynamic Shibuya crossing and uncover Tokyo's serene side, cycling through its hidden backstreets and local shotengai in quaint neighborhoods like Shimo-Kitazawa.
Continue your adventure by bullet train to Takayama, a town echoing Alpine charm and steeped in history. Kyoto, the cultural soul of Japan, awaits next. With its 2,000 shrines, temples, and 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Kyoto is a haven for those passionate about history and culture. Here, partake in an exclusive tea ceremony at the 400-year-old Kodai-Ji Temple, a specially tailored experience.
Journey to the sacred island of Miyajima and Hiroshima, where the Peace Memorial Park and Museum provide a moving reflection on history and humanity.
Conclude your adventure in Osaka, Japan's culinary heart. Led by a local food connoisseur, immerse in the city's rich gastronomic scene, tasting dishes that define Japanese soul food. This exploration offers a profound journey into Japan's spirit, from its vibrant cities to its peaceful spiritual sites, weaving together modern wonders and timeless traditions.
Discover the wonders of Tokyo’s vibrant, modern culture on an immersive 5-night stay.
Explore Asakusa, the heart of Tokyo's old town, visit the majestic Senso-ji Temple.
Immerse into Japan’s history and culture in a rare meeting with an expert swordsmith.
Embark on a scenic bike ride through Asakusa's serene backstreets, revealing Tokyo's tranquil side.
Board Japan's iconic bullet train for a journey to Takayama, a beautifully preserved historic city.
Experience Kyoto’s traditional culture during an exclusive dinner experience with a Geisha and Maiko.
Cycle off the beaten path through picturesque rice paddies and quaint villages for an unforgettable authentic rural experience.
Immerse yourself in a tradition with a private tea ceremony at the 400-year-old Kodai-ji Temple.
Visit Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park and Museum for a poignant and moving reminder of history.
Indulge in a culinary adventure in Osaka, tasting the soul food of Japan.
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