Enjoy moments of serenity in the well-tended lawns of Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa.

Classic Japan: Cities, Country, and Culture Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Osaka...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Discover Japan’s beloved cities on this exquisite 14-day vacation. Enjoy the country’s culture and heritage as you visit iconic landmarks poised in breathtaking destinations along the way. From the buzzing skyline of Tokyo to the spirited streets of Osaka and the Zen Buddhist temples of Kyoto to the immaculately landscaped gardens of Kanazawa, uncover the authenticity of Japanese culture.

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Trip Highlights

  • Indulge in the culinary culture and swoon over the significant spiritual sites peppering Tokyo’s dazzling skyline
  • Escape to the sleepy coastal town of Kamakura to capture scenes of the towering bronze Daibutsu, or Big Buddha
  • Glide across the tranquil waters of Lake Ashi or wallow in the thermal hot springs in Hakone
  • Guide your taste buds through the nuances of Japanese cuisine on a night food tour in Osaka and marvel at the staggering highlights including Osaka Castle and Minoo Park
  • Unravel the history of the Geisha District, Gion, on a guided tour through Kyoto’s colorful neighborhoods
  • Explore Kyoto’s spiritual heritage on a guided tour from Kinkaku-Ji temple to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine
  • Retreat to the dreamy former capital of Japan, Nara, to discover its age-old history in decorated shrines and monuments sprawling across its skyline
  • Expand your culinary horizons as you learn the art of Japanese cuisine under the guidance of a professional chef at a delightful cooking school
  • Traceback the dramatic history of Hiroshima in venerated museums and appreciate its breathtaking surroundings on a tour of Shukkei-en Gardens and Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island
  • Relish moments of serenity beneath the pink cherry blossoms speckling the manicured lawns of Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa

Starting Price

$7,737 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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