Day 1 - Tokyo
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Tokyo
Enjoy a morning tour of some of the city's highlights. With a free afternoon, opt to head out of town and view Mt Fuji or explore more of Tokyo's diverse districts.
Day 3 - Tokyo/Shirakawa-go
It's a long travel day to reach the scenic village of Shirakawa-go. View the unique architecture before settling into a local style inn for the night. Enjoy a traditional dinner.
Day 4 - Shirakawa-go/Kanazawa
Enjoy a traditional breakfast before travelling to Kanazawa by bus. Wander through the samurai village on a short guided walk and take a guided tour of the Ninja Temple. Opt to visit the impressive 21st Century Museum, the geisha district, or Kenrokuen garden.
Day 5 - Kanazawa/Kawayu Onsen
Travel to Kawayu Onsen in the Kii mountains. Settle into the traditional inn for the evening. Visit the seninburo onsen, dug into the riverbed, and soak in the natural hot spring. Savour a traditional dinner at the minshuku.
Day 6 - Kawayu Onsen/Osaka
Spend a free morning in the area. Opt to walk along the ancient Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail or visit the Hongu Taisha Shrine and giant torii gate of Oyu No Hara. Travel to Osaka in the late afternoon and opt for a night out in buzzing Namba.
Day 7 - Osaka
Explore this vibrant city before an included visit to the Instant Ramen Museum. Make your own noodles from scratch. With free time opt to visit Spa World or discover artsy caf s and shops in Nakazakicho.
Day 8 - Osaka/Kyoto
Continue on to nearby Kyoto and enjoy a morning city tour. With options like a tea ceremony, a traditional costume photo shoot, and visits to temples or museums, there's tons to see and do.
Day 9 - Kyoto
Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this historic city.