Japan: Culture & Customs - A Limited Edition Small Group Journey (2019)

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A country of astonishing contrasts, Japan is a wonderful and varied destination. On this journey we will introduce you to the country’s history and heritage from the modern era back through the feudal period of warlords and shogun
2019 Small Group Journeys

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Journey Highlights

A country of astonishing contrasts, Japan is a wonderful and varied destination. On this journey we will introduce you to the country’s history and heritage from the modern era back through the feudal period of warlords and shogun. You’ll experience some of the country’s most fascinating customs from a traditional tea ceremony to a kaiseki ryori dinner with a traditional maiko. You’ll walk the scenic Philosopher’s Path in Kyoto, try your hand at Sushi making and see some of the country’s most important Shinto shrines. Journeys depart spring and autumn when the countryside is at its most impressive and where visits are included to some of Japan’s most impressive gardens, ancient samurai villas and charming mountain villages.  

 Journey Highlights

  • Explore two sides of Tokyo – ancient and modern
  • Understand the revered customs of the traditional Tea Ceremony
  • Witness a traditional Japanese taiko drum performance
  • Interact with traditional maiko at an exclusive performance with a kaiseki ryori dinner
  • Sample an array of Japan’s most favourite culinary traditions
  • Stroll through some extraordinary Japanese gardens
  • Discover artistic traditions at Kanazawa, Japan’s emerging arts and culture capital
  • Admire the traditional farm houses of Shirakawago 

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