Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa, Japan

Japan Journey of Your Dreams: City, Countryside, and Culture Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Himeji, Kobe, Hakone, Yudanaka Onsen...

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Suggested Duration

18 Days

Tokyo is a city that never sleeps, Yudanaka Onsen is a region dressed in powdery snow, and Kyoto is made up of traditional districts reflecting old-world Japan. These destinations are but a few of the remarkable places you will uncover Japanese culture, appreciate the country’s history, and tuck into its gorgeous cuisine during this handcrafted 18-day tour to the buzzing cities and far-flung rural towns.

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Trip Highlights

  • Marvel at Tokyo’s magnificent cultural landmarks, including the impressive Meiji Shinto Shrine and Senso-Ji Temple, on an immersive spiritual tour of the city
  • Let the thrills of Tokyo Disneyland take you back to your childhood as you and your family relish a day absorbed by the park’s magical atmosphere
  • Witness troops of monkeys bathing in the warm waters of the snow-flanked hot springs of Yudanaka Onsen in the Jigokudani Monkey Park
  • Appreciate a peaceful day exploring the picturesque parks of the Kenroku-en Garden, composed of tranquil ponds and blooming flower fields
  • Gaze upon a mark of feudal Japan imprinted in the city of Matsumoto as you visit the city’s age-old castle standing mightily on a hill overlooking the cityscape
  • Learn more about Zen Buddhism and Japanese spiritual beliefs as you tour many of Kyoto’s magnificent temples, including the golden Kinkaku-Ji Temple and the orange gates of the Fushimi Inari Shrine
  • Stroll through one of the world’s most mesmerizing bamboo groves, Arashiyama, a spectacular display of nature’s might when left unspoiled by the intervention of man
  • Traceback Japanese noble history dating back to 710 as you admire the age-old aristocratic remnants and sacred sculptures of Nara’s former rulers
  • Explore the world of Japanese cuisine on a delicious taste tour of Osaka’s decadent restaurants and long-established eateries, as well as tucking into authentic wagyu beef in Kobe
  • Refresh your mind and body within the balmy waters of the spectacular Hakone hot springs, flooding the forests beneath the snowy summit of Mount Fuji

Starting Price

$10,057 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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