Geisha walking through Sagano Bamboo Forest in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto, Japan

Sublime Luxury Japan Explorer 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, Takayama, Kyoto, Hakone

Suggested Duration

12 Days

Lavish experiences abound on this exquisite 12-day tour to Japan, one of the world’s most majestic and culturally rich destinations. You will be enchanted to discover Tokyo and Kyoto, as from decorated museums drenched in history to beloved vistas of the soaring snowy peak of Mount Fuji, Japan’s hallowed traditions and spectacular scenery will be yours to soak up along the way.

Customizable Itinerary

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Trip Highlights

  • Be swept away as you explore the eclectic fashion-forward Harajuku and anime-centered Akihabara districts en route to the magnificent Meiji Shinto Shrine and Senso-ji temple on an exclusive cultural tour through Tokyo
  • Lap up a luxurious evening Insider tour of Tokyo’s uncrowded local streets, where you will relish the opportunity to taste Japanese beverages and cuisine in an authentic Izakaya, traditional Japanese gastropub
  • Treat yourself to a collection of authentic Japanese dishes dating back centuries to the Edo-era as you taste tour the exquisite dishes curated on the back of generational recipes in Takayama
  • Wallow in an endearing guided tour of Kyoto’s age-old spiritual customs captured in the golden Zen Buddhist temple Kinkaku-ji as well as the palatial Nijo Castle
  • Explore Kyoto’s iconic Gion Geisha District and revel in an incredibly insightful experience conversing with a traditional Maiko
  • Immerse yourself in Izakaya culture and try your hand at preparing a collection of coveted Japanese dishes under the watchful guidance of a highly trained, award-winning chef
  • Find refuge beneath the soaring summit of Mount Fuji as you spend moments cruising along the breathtaking Lake Ashi and wallowing in the hot springs of Hakone
  • Admire the impeccable scenery of Lake Ashi and Mount Fuji from extraordinary lofty viewpoints on an exclusive guided tour of the untamed environment and the magnificent museums sprinkling its expanse

Starting Price

$17,155 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.

Reviews of this Travel Agency

4.75 stars based on 318 reviews.

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