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Real Food Adventure - Japan

From US$ 4,595 US$ 4,365 per person
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highlights
  • Food is taken seriously in Japan. From the station tonkatsu restaurant to the highest end sushi, Japanese people take pride in the cooking and presentation, and any bad meal is incredibly rare
  • Tasting the succulent Hida beef in Takayama is the definition of a melt-in-your-mouth moment
  • Exploring the unexpected underground foodie treasure trove that is a depachika (department store food court)
  • Staying alongside the brothers of a monastery in Koya-san and discovering shojin ryori – vegetarian buddhist food that seeks enlightenment through perfection in cooking
The Real Food Adventure - Japan tour starts in Tokyo and ends in Kyoto. The Real Food Adventure - Japan is a Food tour that takes 12 days taking you from Tokyo to Kyoto and 5 other destinations in Japan.

Pack your chopsticks and celebrate thousands of years of food artistry by diving into one of the world’s most elegant, eclectic and harmonious cuisines. Spend your time spent seeing the sights and scouting out prized eating and drinking spots. Watch yakitori sizzling in front of you in Shinjuku's Memory Lane, eat fresh-off-the-boat sashimi at the incredible Tsukiji Fish Market and learn to make soba noodles in a hands-on cooking class. Glimpse a geisha drifting through the alleyways of Gion while in Kyoto and experience a charming obanzai dinner of Kyoto-style home-cooked dishes. Stay in a traditional ryokan in Takayama and eat vegetarian shojin ryori (monastic fare) with monks in Koyasan. If you're looking for a trip that tantalises the tastebuds as well as sates a sense of adventure, this Japan Real Food Adventure ticks all the boxes.
Day 1 Tokyo

Day 2 Tokyo

Day 3 Takayama

Day 4 Takayama

Day 5 Kanazawa

Day 6 Kanazawa

Day 7 Osaka

Day 8 Koya-San

Day 9 Kyoto

Day 10 Kyoto

Day 11 Kyoto

Day 12 Kyoto

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what’s included Accommodation
  • Hotel (6 nights), Ryokan (4 nights), Monastery (1 night)
Meals
  • 11 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners & 4 Lunch
Transport
  • Bus, Train, Bullet train
Group Leader
  • One group leader will accompany you on this tour. The aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you to have the best possible trip
Included activities
  • Tokyo - Memory Lane Yakitori Dinner
  • Tokyo - Metropolitan Government Building
  • Tokyo - Asakusa Guided Walk
  • Tokyo - Soba-noodle Class
  • Tokyo - Sensoji Temple
  • Tokyo - Seafood Market & Sushi Breakfast
  • Takayama - Sake Brewery Tasting
  • Takayama - Hida Folk Village
  • Kanazawa - Wagashi (sweets) cooking demonstration
  • Kanazawa - Omicho Market
  • Kanazawa - Orientation Walk
  • Osaka - Street Food Tour
  • Kyoto - Gion District Walk
  • Kyoto - Tea Farm Visit
  • Kyoto - Obanzai Cooking Class
what’s excluded
    International Flights
  • Any international flights to Tokyo and from Kyoto are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Real Food Adventure - Japan tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 12 participants
Duration 12 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
meeting/Start point Tokyo, Japan
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Good to know Travel Insurance

The Real Food Adventure - Japan tour requires that you have a travel insurance covering emergency evacuation and repatriation.

Payment

Bookmundi only requires a deposit of 250 USD to confirm this tour. For any departures before 01 February 2017 full payment is required.

Visa

For this Real Food Adventure - Japan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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Cancellation No additional cancellation fees apply for this Real Food Adventure - Japan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 58 days of departure.
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