Explore Japan in style with excellent, unique hotels and real cultural experiences. Take guided tours
of Tokyo and Kyoto; be entertained at a private Geisha party and receive a blessing from a Shinto priest. Discover the stunning Fuji-Hakone National Park area and stay in a ryokan in the side of a mountain.
Be taken by private car to your hotel, the Mandarin Oriental. Dine on the 38th floor of your hotel at K’Shiki and try a selection of delicious dishes. Go on a tour of Tokyo with a private car and guide. Visit Meiji Jingu, Tokyo’s most famous shrine, and receive a blessing from a Shinto Priest. Leave the bustle of Tokyo for the quiet seaside town of Kamakura.
Continue on to beautiful Hakone and the Ginyu ryokan, built into the side of a mountain. Indulge Japanese style in a kaiseki in your room, a beautifully presented meal consisting of many small courses.
Tour the national park which offers great views of Mt. Fuji. Board a spacious first class carriage on the Japanese bullet train for a journey to stunning Kyoto and explore the city by private car. Enjoy a ‘France-Kaiseki’ experience at a restaurant in the Geisha district of Pontoncho. Visit Nijo Castle, famous for its ‘chirping’ nightingale floors, and see the Golden Pavilion, Kinkakuji, constructed as a retirement villa for the Shogun.
Then drive to Nara, the capital of Japan in the 8th century. Enjoy a special evening where you’ll be entertained by a Maiko (apprentice Geisha) for two and a half hours; there’ll be plenty of photo opportunities during this unique cultural experience.
Sleeping and meals
Unique mid-range to luxury hotels. Some meals included.
|Until December 2014||US $5,374||US $7,406||US Dollars per person for shared twin/double|
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Backyard Travel is an independent online company specializing in tailor made tours to seven destinations in Southeast Asia, Japan and China. Launched in mid February 2012 with headquarters in Bangkok Thailand, Backyard Travel is staffed by locals and expats with many years of experience in the travel industry, who are committed to sharing their deep knowledge of, and passion for the region. Clients travelling with Backyard Travel will explore hidden places and see the classics with a unique twist, connect on a deep level with local people and ultimately gain a genuine understanding of the countries and cultures they visit.