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Stunning Cityscapes and Enduring Traditions Japan 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

Kamakura, Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go, Kyoto...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Japan is steeped in history and boasts a tapestry of cultural experiences for you to immerse yourself in on this extravagant 14-day tour leading from Tokyo to Kyoto. Between visiting these iconic cities to have your senses dazzled and gaining a deeper understanding of rural Japanese traditions and customs in Shirakawa-go, this vacation will be both beautiful and educationally rewarding.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the distinctions between Tokyo’s multifaceted cultural districts as you tour through Harajuku and Akihabara, en route to cultural landmarks including the Meiji Shrine and Tsukiji Outer Fish Market
  • Retreat to the resort town of Kamakura, and enjoy panoramic views of the Enoshima island as well as the opportunity to delve into Japan’s shogunate history
  • Admire the illustrious lawns of the Kenrokuen Garden, smell the parks fragrant flowers, and wallow in the serenity of this glorious wildlife haven located in Kanazawa
  • Indulge in a selection of exceptionally brewed teas prepared at an authentic Japanese tea house by a local master tea artist
  • Uncover the many marvels of Kyoto as you tour spirited districts, including Gion and Higashiyama, as well as sacred heritage sites such as the Manga Museum and Kinkaku-Ji temple
  • Partake in the majestic Blue Dragon Festival hosted at the Kiyomizudera temple, a historic cultural performance sharing a glimpse into ancient Japan
  • Delight in the opportunity to curate Japanese cuisine as you are hosted by a professional chef in a cooking school in Kyoto and practice the art of Zazen meditation alongside Buddhist priests
  • Tour the imperial first capital of Japan, Nara, and witness the remarkable spiritual and royal complexes dotting its emerald hillside

Starting Price

$7,779 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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