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Japan Suggested Itineraries
Our selection of luxury Japan itineraries helps you experience the best this wonderful country has to offer, whether it's taking in the best-known sights or getting off the beaten track. Our Classic Japan itinerary is the perfect introduction to the country, including futuristic Tokyo as well as the cultural capital, Kyoto; and we also have itineraries aimed at history buffs, cultural travelers and those traveling with children.
Our Japan itineraries can be booked as they are, customized to your own requirements, combined with each other, or simply used as a source of inspiration for creating your own tailor-made holiday.
Take in the best of Japan’s must-see sights on this intriguing 7-day journey. You’ll take in the world-famous Tsukiji Fish Market, board a bullet-train for Kyoto, and spend time at the cultural capital’s ancient temples, shrines, and palaces, spending your nights in some of Japan’s best hotels.
This seven-day itinerary is an ideal mix of the old and new, combined with brains and brawn. Travel from futuristic Tokyo into the forest and mountains of rural Japan, before hitting the striking backdrop of Nozawa Onsen and three days on the ski slopes against the backdrop of the 1998 Winter Olympics site.
Spend time in Japan’s historic countryside on this 4-day tour of Takayama and Noto Peninsula. Admire the tranquil, mountainous surroundings, take a rickshaw ride through the “Old Town,” explore an ancient UNESCO-listed farm village, and learn the ancient art of silk kimono painting.
Japan: the land of exquisite coastlines, dramatic volcanoes, and vibrant cities. In this two-week action-packed itinerary, you’ll visit some of the best sites this incredible nation has to offer, all while enjoying comfort and style at some of the country’s most luxurious hotels.
Embark upon an unforgettable 14-day journey of discovery across Asia’s finest art-hubs; meet the pioneering artists, collectors and scene’s stalwarts in five fabulous cities, and explore their galleries and art spaces. Experience the hot spots and sights by day, and relax in luxury by night in Peninsula’s world-class hotels.
Discover Japan’s exciting history on this exciting 11-day luxury journey through Japan’s most fascinating age-old cities. Explore the colossal Todaiji Temple, visit ancient shrines, take an emotional tour of Hiroshima, and embrace Japan’s old world charm, while staying at some of Japan’s most luxurious hotels.
Hit the trails and paths of Kyoto’s enthralling mountains and bamboo forests to uncover the mysteries of esoteric Japan, which can be found within the 88 Buddhist temples of the Shikoku Pilgrimage. From city nights to mountain treks, you’ll experience the cultural charm and natural beauty of the countryside of Japan without compromising on luxury.
Explore the western part of Japan’s main island, Honshu, on this 6-day luxury tour of Chugoku. You’ll visit the historically-important town of Hiroshima, sip steaming sake fresh from a local brewery, and learn about Japan’s history in museums and the picturesque Bikan Historical Quarter, while staying in luxury hotels.
Experience a side of Japan that very few visitors get to see on this exciting two-week adventure through Kyushu and Shikoku. Enjoy breathtaking hikes in some truly beautiful places, marvel at spectacular scenery and soak up the local culture in these two unique, remote areas of Japan.
Step off the tourist trail for this exciting 11-day luxury journey through Japan’s less-visited areas. Take to Japan’s southwest shores as you journey from Kyoto to Osaka, stopping at UNESCO-listed sites, old castle towns, Shrine Island, and Asia’s largest limestone cave, while staying in luxury hotels like the Hyatt.
Take an adventurous 7-day luxury journey through the center of Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, the country’s outdoor playground. You’ll snowshoe to the summit of Mt Taisetsu, sink into a steaming hot spring bath, canoe the thrilling Kushiro river, and enjoy Hokkaido delicacies like chocolate and ramen.
Take in Japan’s historically- and culturally-rich Kyushu island on this whirlwind 5-day luxury tour. You’ll shop vibrant Fukuoka’s stylish boutiques, pay your respects in the once-devastated Nagasaki, visit the iconic Kumamoto castle, and spend your nights in some of Japan’s most luxurious hotels.
Experience fun for the whole family on this 8-day luxury Japan tour through Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and more. Your kids will love rides on bullet trains, walks through mystical forests full of deer, a visit to the home of Pokemon, chewing delicious mochi, and watching the scenery go by aboard a river cruise.
Travel from snowy ski slopes to steaming hotsprings on this magical 9-day luxury journey through southern Hokkaido. You’ll spend time in one of the world’s best ski resorts, meander through Sapporo’s Christmas market, and see the region on ski, snowmobile, or perhaps even horseback, while staying at luxury hotels.
Immerse yourself deep into Japan’s art and culture scene on this fascinating and fun 13-day luxury tour. You’ll tour historic landmarks in hotspots like Tokyo and Kyoto, dine on traditional kaiseki cuisine, and learn the ancient art of Japanese flower arranging, tea ceremony, or calligraphy.
Take a deep breath and inhale the sweet scent of cherry blossoms on this 7-day luxury tour of Southern Japan. You’ll travel from Osaka to Hiroshima, visiting ancient temples and museums, and being entertained by puppets and Geishas, while staying at luxurious Japan hotels like Hoshinoya Kyoto along the way.
Spend 14 luxurious days traveling between Japan’s most sacred sites, taking in the incredible natural beauty en route. You’ll walk along Kyoto’s famed Philosopher’s Path, hike one of the world’s most active volcanoes, and visit famed castles and shrines, while staying in some of Japan’s most luxury hotels.
This five-day itinerary promises to expand your mind as much as it stretches your limbs as you follow the ancient Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage. Travel through the sacred shrines and temples of the Wakayama prefecture, into a diverse and awe-inspiring landscape that will capture your soul.
Spend 8 days exploring Japan’s wild side as you travel in luxury from eastern Hokkaido to Sapporo. You’ll capture glimpses of wild cranes, partake in the magical ‘light festival,’ glide through ice aboard an icebreaker cruise, and visit the ultimate symbol of Winter in Hokkaido: the Abashiri Winter Ice Festival.
See Japan’s ancient traditions and state-of-the-art technology juxtaposed before your eyes on this fascinating 10-day luxury journey. You’ll get an insider perspective on the country with visits to everything from ancient shrines and palaces to contemporary design museums and Akihabara electronic market.
Discover Japan’s tropical paradise of Okinawa on this 7-day luxury escape. Stay in luxury at the Ritz Carlton Okinawa while in Naha, where you’ll dance to the beat of the city’s nightlife, visit local castles, and then of course, check in to a plush beach resort where you can swim, dive, or do nothing at all.
Aman and Remote Lands have combined to offer an extraordinary private jet journey across Asia on March 6-20, 2017 including Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, The Philippines and Japan. Sixteen guests will fly on two Gulfstream private jets and stay in five Aman in Vinh Hy Bay, Siem Reap, Luang Prabang, Palawan and Tokyo. All touring is private and each couple has their own private car, driver and guide for touring, and we will all come together at night for highly convivial cocktail parties and special dinners.
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A frequent visitor to Japan, our General Manager Victoria Hilley loves the local food as well as petting the cute deer in Nara.