Luxury Japan

8 days for £7545 per person

Embark on an unforgettable luxurious voyage through Japan with our “Luxury Japan” itinerary. This premium itinerary is the most exclusive and unique way to experience the wonders that Japan has to offer and includes experiences such as a breathtaking helicopter ride over the majestic Mount Fuji, excursions to beautiful hidden gardens and temples in Tokyo and Kyoto, and even an exclusive private tea ceremony at Korin-in temple hosted by your own personal tea master. Enquire about our Luxury Japan tour to enjoy these exclusive experiences, premium accommodation, and much more!

DAY 1 - WELCOME TO TOKYO

You will be met on the arrival hall of the airport by your personal agent who will give you a warm welcome to Japan and will assist you with your included private transfer to your stunning artistic boutique hotel Gajoen Tokyo.

After check in, the rest of the day is at leisure, resting, relaxing and enjoying the wonderful art of Gajoen after your flight or, if you prefer, you can start exploring this lively city.

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DAY 2 - TOKYO'S GLAMUROUS HIGHLIGHTS

Your guide will pick you up by private car to show you the secret gem of Koishikawa Korakuen, a beautiful traditional garden not known by foreigners. Visit Omotesando -the Japan’s “Champs-Élysées” – where you can do some shopping. Enjoy a delicious teppanyaki lunch at Ukai Tei Omotesando and visit the lovely Shinjuku Gyoen Garden. Finish your day at the luxurious rooftop of Park Hyatt skyscraper where you can enjoy a cocktail with stunning sunset views.

 

DAY 3 - MOUNT FUJI BY HELICOPTER

Take a helicopter tour over Tokyo to enjoy the stunning skyline of this metropolitan city and
the breathtaking view as you fly over Mt Fuji with its snow capped symmetric beauty.

DAY 4 - HAKONE, THE GATEWAY OF MOUNT FUJI DISCOVERY BY PRIVATE CAR

Today you will be met by your guide by private car at your hotel to explore part of Fuji National Park. Drive through the scenic Hakone Skyline road where you will have spectacular Mount Fuji views on clear days, embark a cruise ship through the lake Ashinoko, visit the gorgeous shinto sanctuary Hakone Hinja and Hakone Open Air museum.

Finish your day with a delicious multi-course traditional dinner at your luxurious ryokan Tenyu and relax soaking in the therapeutical waters of your peaceful outdoors hot spring bath of your own room.

DAY 5 - BULLET TRAIN EXPERIENCE

After your exquisite traditional Japanese breakfast, a private car will pick you up to drive you to Odawara station where you will take the ultra fast bullet train to Kyoto. Enjoy the trip!

Check in to your luxurious and fabulous Four Seasons Kyoto (deluxe king room) and the rest of your day is at leisure.

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DAY 6 - LUXURIOUS CULTURAL KYOTO

Your guide will pick you up by private car to show you some of the nicest city highlights. Discover the gorgeous Honen-In temple, have a stroll under the cherry trees, visit the complex of a famous Zen buddhist temple and the most famous rock garden in Japan.

For lunch transfer to the traditional district of Gion to enjoy a delicious Tempura lunch at in a traditional machiya house.

In the afternoon Korin-in temple will open the doors just for you to attend an exclusive tea ceremony with a tea master.

DAY 7 - DINNER WITH A GEISHA

Peter Macintosh, the foremost western geisha expert, will be your host tonight. He will pick you up at the hotel and will explain you all about the fascinating word of  the Geishas while walking though some of the Kyoto geisha’s districts. Afterwards you will have the exclusive opportunity to have a traditional dinner with free flow of drinks with an authentic Geisha or Maiko who will perform traditional entertainment for you, the way they have been doing since centuries.

DAY 8 - SPECIAL TREAT

Today you will make your way back to Tokyo by bullet train. A private driver will take you to and from the train station to your hotel.

Your last evening in Japan, you might want to experience fine dining in one of the Michelin starred restaurants in Tokyo. Feel free to ask us for our top recommendations. Bon appétit!

DAY 9 - SAYONARA

Enjoy your last hours in Japan until your private driver picks you up to bring you to the airport to catch your flight back home. Safe travels!

INCLUDED

  • Meet and greet airport service upon arrival
  • Private transfers from airport to hotel on arrival and from your hotel to airport on your departure day
  • Accommodation on B&B basis
  • All excursions, transfers, activities and meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • All entrance fees with service of English speaking guides for excursions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transport as described
  • A PASMO subway card recharged with 2500 JPY
  • Local taxes
  • One luggage transfer per person Tokyo- Kyoto
  • All trips are ATOL protected or ABTA bonded to ensure you are fully covered

NOT INCLUDED

  • Optional suggested day trips/experiences
  • Suggested finne dinning Michelin starred restaurant on day 7 in Tokyo
  • International flights