Osaka, Japan

Bold Tradition and Beauty: A 9-Day Classic Japan Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Tokyo, Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go, Osaka...

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Suggested Duration

9 Days

Embrace the wonder of Japan on this nine-day Japanese Discovery itinerary as you visit destinations steeped in ancient culture and rich history, all creatively blended with modern architecture and engineering delights. Experience traditional Japanese cuisine and the intriguing classic manzai comedy acts when visiting Osaka. From the populated city of Tokyo to the quiet village of Shirakawa-go, you will notice the sheer beauty and bold traditions of this striking island nation.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover Tokyo’s traditional neighborhoods and cross the famous Shibuya crossing shoulder to shoulder with a bustling crowd
  • Get a bird’s-eye view of Japan’s capital from the top of the Skytree Tower
  • Enjoy picturesque water features and dramatic tree-lined pathways in the Kenrokuen Gardens in Kanazawa
  • Wander around fascinating gassho-zukuri farmhouses at Shirakawa-go, admiring the surrounding Hida mountains and contrasting bright green rice fields
  • Weave your way through the neon-lit streets in the Dotonbori district in Osaka, discovering local eateries and traditional cuisine
  • Spend the night in a traditional Buddhist temple in Koyasan and take an evening walk along lantern-lit pathways through the Okunoin Cemetery
  • Stroll along the peaceful Lake Biwa Canal in Kyoto and admire cherry blossoms if in bloom during your visit
  • Don a traditional kimono and wander the streets of Kyoto
  • Admire Mt. Fuji from the comfort of your train as you travel between Kyoto and Tokyo

Starting Price

$3,595 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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