Destinations Explored

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Tokyo

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Naoshima

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Kyoto

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Kaga Onsen

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Kanazawa

Immerse yourself in Japan’s artistic and cultural milieu over the course of two weeks. Experience Tokyo’s immersive exhibitions and architectural wonders, Kyoto’s newly renovated contemporary art museum, and the amazing art island of Naoshima, a remote destination in the Seto Inland Sea with some of the world’s best museums and outdoor installations. With more time, cut across to Japan’s western coast, where you’ll luxuriate at Beniya Mukayu, a ryokan (traditional inn) where heritage and modern design coexist. Then, continue an hour onward to Kanazawa, a seaside city known for its artisan past and present.

Key Highlights

Experience the immersive exhibits at teamLab Borderless Digital Art Museum

Visit the art islands of Naoshima and Teshima

Learn the traditional technique of kintsugi, or pottery repair, in Kyoto

Relax in the hot springs at a traditional ryokan on Japan's western coast

Best Times to Visit

March - April

October - Early December

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Japan: Arts & Culture

Tokyo, Naoshima, Kyoto, Kaga Onsen, Kanazawa

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Carol’s Family Trip to Japan

“The experience was out of this world! Anything that we requested or that we were interested in, Sarah was able to accommodate it for us.”

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“We really enjoyed the mix of cultural, food and shopping experiences. Most of all, it was great to hit the ground with a plan for each day, but also improvise depending on how our kids were feeling.”

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Carol’s Family Trip to Japan

“The experience was out of this world! Anything that we requested or that we were interested in, Sarah was able to accommodate it for us.”

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Omar’s London & Paris Family Vacation with Kids

“We really enjoyed the mix of cultural, food and shopping experiences. Most of all, it was great to hit the ground with a plan for each day, but also improvise depending on how our kids were feeling.”

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Deborah & Lew’s 25th Wedding Anniversary in Italy

“Couldn’t be happier with how it turned out. I had some specific ideas about what to see—what art, what part of the countryside, etc. Elena (our trip designer) was very patient with me as we worked out just the right itinerary.”

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Carol’s Family Trip to Japan

“The experience was out of this world! Anything that we requested or that we were interested in, Sarah was able to accommodate it for us.”

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Omar’s London & Paris Family Vacation with Kids

“We really enjoyed the mix of cultural, food and shopping experiences. Most of all, it was great to hit the ground with a plan for each day, but also improvise depending on how our kids were feeling.”

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Deborah & Lew’s 25th Wedding Anniversary in Italy

“Couldn’t be happier with how it turned out. I had some specific ideas about what to see—what art, what part of the countryside, etc. Elena (our trip designer) was very patient with me as we worked out just the right itinerary.”