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Japan Garden, Art & Architecture Tour: Autumn Leaves

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2023/2024 AUTUMN LEAVES TOURS

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Japan Deluxe Tours

Visit the must see sites of Japan with group sizes ranging from 12 to 35 people.

These tours are great for first time visitors to Japan looking for comfortable accommodation with all entrance fees and most meals included. Our Japan Deluxe Tours are accomodated with professional tour guides, fluent in both Japanese and English, to ensure an educational and valuable visit. Air-conditoned, private coaches are also included, so you can enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free time in Japan. Our tours range from 7 to 21 days, to various regions of Japan.

Deluxe-Plus Small Group Tours

Experience the culture of Japan at a slower pace with groups of 10 to 18 people.
(Smaller group departure available)

These tours combine enrichment, enjoyment, and education with time to truly absorb and appreciate your surroundings. Our Deluxe-Plus small group tours are created to cater to those who are interested in having a deeper understanding of Japan's culture. You will have the opportunity to participate in culturally rich activities and visit destinations only locals may know. Experience luxurious hotels and travel at a leisurely pace when you book a Deluxe-Plus small group tour.

Ultra-Deluxe Small Group Tours

Tour Japan with the finest accommodations and experiences in groups of 2 to 6 people.

Enjoy more than just sightseeing. These tours will allow you to eat in small local restaurants, visit hidden gems, stay at hotels with limited occupancy, take part in activities available only to small groups, and enjoy more interaction with your tour guides. Ultra-Deluxe small group tours are the ultimate way to visit Japan with hand-picked, top hotels and ryokans (traditional inns) to relax in. Select from a unique range of luxurious cultural experiences that are limited to smaller groups, which is why the maximum group size is 6 guests.

Japan Walking Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 10 to 16 people using public transportation.

These tours allow you to enjoy Japanese culture firsthand in the intimacy of a small group. The maximum group size is 12 guests, which enables you to travel by public transportation, such as by train, subway, taxi, ferry or local bus. Walking the streets and taking the local trains will allow you to interact more with the locals and appreciate what everyday life in Japan is like. Each city will feature an expert local guide who will be able to share in-depth information on the featured attractions and sites, and provide assistance or recommendations if needed prior to your free time.

Group Tour | Deluxe-Plus       Tour Code: GTV2649796     5 reviews

Japan Garden, Art & Architecture Tour: Autumn Leaves

14 days 13 nights

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from USD $8298.00 (Limit to 12 guests)
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USD $1860.00
This 14-day tour takes you to some of the best gardens and wonders of art and architecture in Japan, plus delicious cuisine, ancient temples, with other local experiences in Osaka, Naoshima, Takamatsu, Kyoto, Nara, Mount Fuji, Tokyo and more.

Japanese Gardens are known across the world for their peaceful elegance and charm, and walking through one is like taking step into a landscape painting. They're unique in that they're essentially designed to represent nature and have been developed and well-maintained by Japanese gardeners who know trees well. There are many different kinds, including large strolling gardens with water, zen rock gardens, and moss gardens, each with features that set them apart. These landscapes are metic... View More

Japanese Gardens are known across the world for their peaceful elegance and charm, and walking through one is like taking step into a landscape painting. They're unique in that they're essentially designed to represent nature and have been developed and well-maintained by Japanese gardeners who know trees well. There are many different kinds, including large strolling gardens with water, zen rock gardens, and moss gardens, each with features that set them apart. These landscapes are meticulously designed, not only for a quiet place to sip green tea in the shade, but also for a moment of thoughtful contemplation on recurring themes of harmony, purity, tranquility, and beauty. Each year, the autumn leaves provide an especially lovely atmosphere that is not to be missed. This is also an art and architecture tour, and Japanese Art and Architecture is known for their distinctive design in both traditional and modern styles, with a creative genius that can be seen in their museums, preserved heritage districts, and city skylines. This tour of Japan features the best garden, art, and architecture experiences in the country in a comprehensive 14-day itinerary.

Your journey through Japan's best garden, art, and architecture hotspots will be facilitated by an English- speaking, government certified guide with over 10 years of experience. Having studied under the NHK Kyoto garden program, your knowledgeable and friendly guide will bring a specialized expertise to your tour. Your expert guide also brings a passion for Japanese art and architecture that they can't wait to share with you. Additionally, the tour includes meeting an insightful tour with a Japanese garden expert and former gardener, as well as an exclusive visit to a private garden in Kyoto.

Discover the best gardens of Japan, as well as other gorgeous locations as you travel through Himeji, Matsue, Naoshima, Takamatsu, Kyoto, Nara, and Tokyo. Tour the Adachi Museum of Art, which features an award-winning garden and outstanding exhibits. You will also see the most famous rock garden in Japan at Ryoanji Temple. The tour includes such breathtaking locations as Himeji, Matsue, Hakone, and Lake Kawaguchi near Mount Fuji, covered in their autumn colors. A Japan Art Tour means museums, and this itinerary has hand-picked some of the most fascinating museums in the country, including the Adachi Art Museum, the Hakone Open Air Museum, the Nezu Museum, and the Kawaguchiko Muse Museum. By far the most inspirational is Naoshima Art Island, with museums and galleries built by famed Japanese architect Tadao Ando. We include a night at the Benesse House - a combination hotel and art gallery that immerses you in modern artwork in every room. As for architecture, we feature a set of Architecture Walking Tours through Osaka, plus Tokyo's Omotesando, and Ginza neighborhoods. We also provide a Geisha District Walking Tour in Kyoto. With the additional tours of historic Japanese castles and temples, our itineraries offer the perfect blend of ancient and modern Japanese architecture.

Travelers on this itinerary can also experience some of Japan's traditional culture, including green tea ceremony (sado), zen meditation, and ikebana flower arranging (ikebana). Other experiences include trying on a Japanese kimono, eating Kyoto cuisine in the company of an apprentice geisha (maiko), and drinking tea in a garden teahouse. Explore the colorful city of Tokyo, where you will visit its bustling shopping streets and historical landmarks. Enjoy your Japanese garden- focused tour accompanied with an original castle, top shrines and temples, shopping areas, a scenic cruise, autumn leaves, and much more.

Browse our itinerary below to explore in greater detail the beautiful Japanese gardens, thought-provoking Japanese artworks, fascinating Japanese architecture, and many other wonders you can discover on our Japan Garden, Art, and Architecture Tour.


Destinations

Himeji / Yasugi / Matsue / Naoshima / Takamatsu / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo

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