Designed for families who want to explore Japan in an exciting and immersive way, this customizable one-week Japan tour allows you to experience many of the best attractions that Japan has to offer. Traverse through the life-sized reproductions of Studio Ghibli characters, indulge your culinary desires at Dotonbori, and marvel at geishas and monkeys as they pass through the bamboo forest.
Osaka - Fulfill Your Culinary Desires
Osaka is a foodie’s paradise. It is also a city of incredible views and ancient crafts. When your flight lands at Kansai Airport, a private driver will greet and transfer you to your luxurious accommodation. Once you have had enough time to relax after your flight, your guide will lead you to Sumiyoshi Shrine, which is the oldest Shinto shrine in Japan. Dotonbori is a magical world for anyone who enjoys food because you can find anything your heart desires. There are a variety of Michelin-starred restaurants here as well.
Osaka - Ascend the Umeda Sky Building
Hakone - Submerge Yourself in a Private Onsen
Kyoto - The Arashiyama Bamboo Forest
Kyoto - Authentic Samurai Experience
Tokyo - The Mysterious Ways of the Ninja
Tokyo - Studio Ghibli & Departure
- Indulge your culinary desires at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Dotonbori
- Rise above the clouds for a panoramic view of Osaka from the Umeda Sky Building
- Ascend Mt. Hakone over sulfuric steam before submerging yourself in a private onsen for ultimate relaxation
- Marvel at the monkeys and geishas who pass through the peaceful Arashiyama Bamboo Forest
- Treasure an authentic samurai experience as you immerse yourself in the culture
- Immerse yourself in in the wondrous world of Studio Ghibli, where the characters are brought to life in a grand mansion
Your immersive 7-day tour of Japan will begin when your flight lands at Kansai Airport in Osaka. Your first experience in Japan will lead you to the oldest Shinto shrine in the country. If you enjoy food, Dotonbori is the best place to fulfill all of your desires. You will dine like royalty at a Michelin-starred restaurant and be amazed at the visually pleasing plates in front of you.
The following day, you will visit Osaka Castle, which is the largest palace that was built during the 16th century. Hakone is a city that was built into the side of a mountain and is known for its hot springs. You will have the opportunity to submerge yourself in a private onsen. In the cultural heart of Japan, Kyoto will provide you with a serene experience in the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest.
Fushimi Inari-Taisha is a holy place to explore, and you and your family will meander through the orange torii gates, eventually arriving at the top. The art of the samurai has always been a part of Japan’s feudal history, and your family will have the chance to don the armor and learn sword techniques from a swordmaster. In the capital, you will then be led through a labyrinth of secret passages before ascending to the tallest building in Japan for unparalleled views of the city. The creative and imaginative world of Studio Ghibli will then conclude your trip.
$2,795 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.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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