Japan

Humanities

Program Length: 9 Days
Program Price: Request a Quote
Cities: Osaka, & Tokyo

  • Imperial Palace
  • Tokyo National Museum
  • Meiji Shinto Shrine
  • Senso-ji Shrine
  • Toyosu Fish Market
  • Tea Ceremony
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site – Nijo Castle
  • Golden Pavilion
  • Kimono Show

Programs Include:

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 7 Nights of Accommodation
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Tokyo Museum Grutt Pass
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Full Time Guidance & Assistance
  • Travelers Insurance

Program Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure

  • Depart Home for Osaka, Japan

Day 2 – Kyoto

  • Arrive in Osaka, Japan
  • Airport Train Transfer & On-ground Briefing
  • Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc.
  • Kyoto Welcome Dinner – Kyoto is also famous for its tofu and its distinctive locally grown vegetables. The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all diets.

Day 3 – Kyoto

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Historical & Cultural Tour of Kyoto – Nijo Castle, Golden Pavilion, Gion District, Traditional Kimono Show and more…
  • Lunch Break
  • Tea Ceremony – Kyoto was where the tea ceremony was born and remains its spiritual heart. This special ceremony provides an unforgettable opportunity to learn the Japanese art of tea!
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 4 – Kyoto

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Kyoto – Optional visit to Bamboo Forestand/or Geisha Dancing Performance

Day 5 – Tokyo

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Bullet Train to Tokyo (approx. 3.5hours)
  • Drop Bags & Orientation Walking Tour
  • Historical & Cultural Tour of Tokyo – Imperial Palace, Harajuku, Shinjuku, Metropolitan Government Building, Meiji Shinto Shrine and more…
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 6 – Tokyo

  • Tokyo National Museum – This famous museum houses the
    largest collection of Japanese artifacts and artworks in the world.
    With over 100,000 pieces and room to display only 4,000, exhibits
    are rotated constantly.
  • Ueno Park & Asakusa Walking Tour
  • SenSO-ji Shrine – experience the story of the oldest temple in Tokyo, and the people of Japan.

Day 7 – Tokyo

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Tsukiji Outer Market or Toyosu Fish Market – The market plays an important role in supplying food to the tables of Tokyo denizens by providing a stable source of vegetables, fish, meat and other fresh food products at set prices gathered in one location from which they are then efficiently distributed.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion Airport Transfer

Day 8 – Tokyo

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Tokyo
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Day 9 – Return

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Tokyo, Japan for Home

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