Art & Culture of Central Japan

Get off the beaten path with this short trip which showcases two of Japan’s most fascinating and little known towns. Kanazawa on the north coast of Honshu Island is fast emerging as the country’s new art and culture capital.

Journey Overview

Get off the beaten path with this short trip which showcases two of Japan’s most fascinating and little known towns. Kanazawa on the north coast of Honshu Island is fast emerging as the country’s new art and culture capital. It also boasts beautifully preserved samurai and geisha districts, attractive temples, a wealth of museums and a wonderful market. Inland, in the northern alps, the well preserved old town of Takayama with its narrow lanes, quaint wooden houses, galleries and craft shops is a step back in time. 

Journey Highlights

  • Stroll around Kanazawa’s exquisite Kenroku-en Gardens
  • Step inside Nomura House, the restored residence of a high-ranked samurai family
  • Admire the traditional farm houses of Shirakawa-go 
  • Bed down in a ryokan, a traditional Japanese inn
  • Dine on a sumptuous kaiseki (mult- course) meal of seasonal produce

Price:
Twin Share Per Person: From $11,700
Solo Traveller: From $19,445

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Journey Dates & Prices

As this Private Journey can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey

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