Luxury Japan Special Gourmet Tour 6 Days
Special gourmet trip touring Tokyo, Hakone and Kyoto.
This is a six-day gourmet-themed trip touring around Tokyo, Hakone, and Kyoto. Activities in Tokyo will include visits to the Tsukiji fish market and an edo-kiriko glassware studio and enjoyment of musical performances by geisha at a Japanesestyle room. In Hakone, you will visit OKADA MUSEUM OF ART, one of the foremost sanctuaries of beautiful art in Japan, where an art curator of the museum will guide you through. After the art tour you can indulge yourself in the open-air hot spring known for its beautiful skin effect. In the old capital, Kyoto, there is a special visit to Kodai-ji Entokuin temple where a talk will be given by the chief priest.
During this gourmet tour, you will be enjoying outstanding food such as kaiseki-style cuisine, sushi, tempura and meat dishes (Sukiyaki or shabu shabu) at various renowned restaurants.
One of the highlights will be the exquisite cuisine at Mizai, a superlative ryotei in Kyoto, where reservation is impossible to make. (Please check Luxury Japan website for information on reservations for the years 2017 and 2018.)
ITINERARIES & INFORMATIONS
|Tour schedule: Nov 17 (Fri) ~ 22 (Wed), 2017|
Arrival Tokyo and transfer to the city in a private car
The guide to be an English or Chinese speaking one.
On the way to Tokyo city the guide to explain the programmes of the day.
In case any particular programmes requested, we will try to comply as much as possible.
If no particular requests, we will visit Asakusa, TOKYO SKYTREE.
Dinner at local restaurant (Japanese Restaurant “SUMIDA”) with Swiss Wine Chasselas
(extra luggage to be delivered to the Kyoto hotel in advance if requested)
Overnight at PALACE HOTEL TOKYO (Club Deluxe Room with Balcony)
Breakfast at hotel with American buffet
Tsukiji cooking class (Making Tempura, Sushi)
Lunch at the cooking class
Visit to the Edo Kiriko shop
Dinner at local restaurant (Japanese Restaurant “GINZA HARUTAKA”) with Swiss Wine Chasselas
Returning to Hotel
Overnight at PALACE HOTEL TOKYO
(Club Deluxe Room with Balcony)
|Breakfast at hotel with American buffet and check out|
Transfer to Hakone by a private car
Arrival at Hakone
Lunch at Hakone Takeyabu for Soba
|PM||Visit to OKADA MUSEUM OF ART (to be guided by private curator)|
Checking in at Hakone Onsen Japanese style ryokan and dinning there
Overnight at Hakone Gorakadan
with private hot spring bath or similar
|Breakfast at Ryokan|
Transfer to Odawara Station
Transfer to Kyoto by a Shinkan-sen Bullet Train
(First class green car seat)
Boxed lunch arranged by Ryokan chef
Upon arrival in Kyoto, visit to Kodai-ji temple
(checking in at hotel upon room availability)
Dinner at Mizai Restaurant in Kyoto
Overnight at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
(Luxury room class with Kamo River view)
|Breakfast at hotel|
|10:00||Visiting the famous Kinkaku-ji and Ryoan-ji temples|
|12:00||Lunch at local restaurant (Tempura at Kyoboshi)|
|PM||Transfer to Fushimi Inari and visit the shrine|
Returning to hotel for refreshment
Dinner at MISHIMA-TEI (Sukiyaki or shabu shabu)
Overnight at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto (Luxury room class with Kamo River view)
Breakfast at hotel
Preparation for departure
Transfer to Kansai international Airport (or via Narita or Haneda)