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Japan Real Food Adventure

Starts: Tokyo, Japan
Finishes: Kyoto, Japan

Visit: Tokyo, Takayama, Kanazawa, Osaka, Koya-San, Kyoto

Tour Type: Small Group

Accommodation: Moderate

Overview

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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 a Tokyo backstreet, eat fresh-off-the-boat sashimi 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 Koya-san. 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.

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 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 - a tradition over 800 years old
    • Experiencing the simple pleasures of obanzai ryori – the traditional home cuisine of Kyoto – in a cooking class
    • Snacking on awesome and adventurous street food in the unofficial culinary capital of Osaka

Trip Details

The Trip

Product Code: 133594
Tour Type: Small Group
Accommodation: Moderate
Transport: User Defined##Bus,Train,Bullet train
Guide Language: Engligh

Starts: Tokyo, Japan
Finishes: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 12 days
Physical rating: Basic

Includes

Meals: Breakfasts (11), Lunch (3), Dinner (5)
Accommodation: Hotel (8 nights),Ryokan (2 nights),Monastery (1 night)

Price

Price person (sharing double) $4,326 ($360/day)

Deposit:

$400 per person for bookings made 56 days or more prior to departure

Full Amount for bookings made less than 56 days prior to departure

Cancellation: Strict

Trip Notes

Price does not include airfare (to the Trip start & from the end location)

Trip Price generally includes accommodation, transport/transfer, activities, services of a professional guide & more. (Please refer to the include/excludes section for details)

Tour packages spare you the hassles of trip planning, a la carte booking, organizing and managing the logistics at a foreign location.

Itinerary

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Japan Tokyo, Takayama, Kanazawa, Osaka, Koya, San, Kyoto
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Culinary

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Tour Operator

Intrepid Travel

Intrepid Travel has come a long way since its beginnings in 1989. From two university friends, a typewriter and a kitchen desk, it is now a proud member of PEAK Adventure Travel Group Limited, taking over 100,000 travellers every year. Intrepid Travel is part of PEAK’s Intrepid Group of companies, alongside leading small group adventure companies Peregrine, Geckos, Peregrine Reserve, Adventure Tours and The Adventure Company. Despite growing into a global business with over 1,000 staff based all over the world and over 800 different trips across every continent, we’ve remained devoted to the same grassroots values and responsible travel philosophies that we had at the very beginning. On every trip we operate and in every interaction we have with a client, supplier or local, we live our core values everyday:Integrity – Doing the right thingResponsible – Think global, act localGrowth – Stakeholders in our own successInnovation – Thriving on new ideas and embracing changeFun – It’s engrained into who we are and what we doPassion – We are inspired by the work we do and the trips we offer

In Business Since 1988

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http://www.intrepidtravel.com

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