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Luxury Private Art & Architecture of Japan Tour

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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.

Budget Group Tours

Our Budget Tours are designed for our guests who are on a limited budget.

Explore the must-see sights and enjoy the hassle-free trip to Japan at an affordable price. Our most cost-effective way to see the highlights of Japan while staying in budget-friendly accommodations. If you would like to have a quick stop to sample the must-see sights of Japan, or plan to explore Japan on your own but would like to take a short trip to learn about Japan before your self-guided journeys. These are the tours for you.

Active Small Group Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 6 to 13 people using public transportation.

Explore Japan off the beaten path via Japanese public transportation, walking, hiking, cycling and more. Take more time to enjoy local experiences and picturesque landscape. Our Active Small Group Tours combine the best of cultural destinations with off-the-beaten-path via Japanese public transportation, Discover the country of Japan the way the locals do and see Japan from a different angle. A focus on getting away from the crowds and into the real Japan, see the diversity of Japan’s countryside unfold before your eyes.

Luxury Japan Private Journeys      Tour Code: GTF4234595     60 reviews

Luxury Private Art & Architecture of Japan Tour

15 days 14 nights

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Tokyo - Hakone - Kanazawa - Shigaraki - Kyoto - Himeji - Kurashiki - Naoshima - Marugame - Takamatsu - Awaji Island

This 15-day Luxury Private Art & Architecture of Japan Tour offers the best of Japan's architectural prowess and artistic inspiration for you to enjoy. Reaching across Japan from Tokyo over to Kyoto and down to Takamatsu, this itinerary includes many of Japan’s top museums, showcasing Japanese, Western, and Buddhist religious art, as well as intriguing structures – some historic, some built by Japan’s foremost architects. We fill out the rest with experiences that immerse you in trad... View More

This 15-day Luxury Private Art & Architecture of Japan Tour offers the best of Japan's architectural prowess and artistic inspiration for you to enjoy. Reaching across Japan from Tokyo over to Kyoto and down to Takamatsu, this itinerary includes many of Japan’s top museums, showcasing Japanese, Western, and Buddhist religious art, as well as intriguing structures – some historic, some built by Japan’s foremost architects. We fill out the rest with experiences that immerse you in traditional Japanese culture for a one- of-a-kind trip to Japan.

Begin in Tokyo, enjoying the exhibits at the National Art Center, the Mori Art Museum, the Nezu Museum, and the Suntory Museum of Art, and the architecture of Omotesando and Aoyama, designed by Kengo Kuma, Tadao Ando, Kenzo Tange, SANAA, and other celebrated modern architects. Then spend a day in Hakone, admiring the artistic creations at the Open-Air Museum and looking for a glimpse of Mount Fuji on the Hakone Ropeway.

Take a first-class Bullet Train to Kanazawa to browse the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, before you step back in time, strolling past traditional teahouses in the Higashi Chaya District, or the old samurai mansions of Nagamachi. Then admire the beauty of Kenrokuen Garden – one of Japan’s Three Great Gardens. Immerse yourself in the traditional culture by trying on a stylish kimono, before we travel to the ancient city of Kyoto, stopping along the way to look at the international collection of artifacts in the Miho Museum.

Being the center of Japanese culture for over a thousand years, Kyoto is the best place to appreciate traditional Japanese art and architecture. Discover historic treasures such as the Golden Pavilion, Kiyomizu Temple, and Nijo Castle, and appreciate the beauties inside the Kyoto National Museum and the Garden of Fine Arts Kyoto. Then experience the time-honored culture of ancient Japan for yourself. Study Calligraphy, Origami, and Ikebana (flower-arranging) at a traditional townhouse, experience Zen Meditation and a green tea ceremony with the monks at Kodaiji Temple, and enjoy a Geisha Performance during a dinner of Kyoto Kaiseki Cuisine.

We go from there to Naoshima “Art Island”, stopping on the way to see magnificent Himeji Castle, the Ohara Museum of Art, and the Kurashiki Canals. Then explore the thought-provoking art museums and installations across Naoshima (many designed by Pritzker Prize- winner Tadao Ando, including the Lee Ufan Museum, the Chichu Art Museum, the Art House Project, and the Ando Museum. Stay overnight at the Benesse House – a combination art gallery / hotel. Then visit the Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art and the heavenly Ritsurin Koen Park before we wrap up the tour at Awaji Island, exploring the Miracle Planet Botanical Museum, the Honpukuji Water Temple, and the Yumebutai 100- stepped Garden. For more information on this luxury tour, feel free to browse our detailed itinerary.


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