Japan Adventures by Disney

Japan

Your captivating 10 day, Adventures By Disney, Japan adventure begins in Kyoto and ends in Tokyo. Additional city visits include Hiroshima, Miyajima Island and Takayama. Travel by Shinkansen train, rickshaw and river boat. Highlights include temples, shrines, cooking classes, museums, Taiko drumming, Sumo experience, food tasting, bike ride and more.


10 Daysfr. $10,299

Tour Highlights & Offers

  • VISIT Hiroshima Peace Park, dedicated to the memories of the victims of the atomic bomb that was dropped on August 6, 1945
  • LEARN to fold origami cranes
  • TRAVERSE scenic Hozugawa River from Kameoka to Kyoto on river boat ride
  • COOKING CLASS create a traditional bento box with fresh, local ingredients
  • TOUR Honpō-ji, a 15th-century Zen temple with a magnificent garden that includes a lotus pond
  • HANDS-ON DEMONSTRATION of Taiko drumming
  • TREK through remarkable trail of over ten thousand orange Torii gates leading to sacred Mt. Inari and Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
  • GAIN INSIGHT about the history of the traditional Japanese sport of Sumo wrestling at Kehaya-Za Sumo Experience & Museum
  • STEP into the museum’s dohyo, sand-filled ring, and see a live Sumo demonstration
  • WALKING TOUR of UNESCO World Heritage Site, Shirakawa-go, a village cut off from the world due to its isolated mountain location
  • GUIDED BIKE RIDE learning Satoyama history and culture as you travel through rice fields and charming ancient streets
  • GUIDED FOOD TASTING Walking Tour of Historic Takayama Market District
  • PANORAMIC NIGHTTIME TOUR of Tokyo in all its bright, neon glory
  • WALK famous Shibuya Crossing, rumored to be the world's busiest intersection, with over 1,000 people crossing in all directions with each light change
  • EXPLORE magnificent Happo-en Gardens
  • ENJOY a traditional Japanese tea ceremony
  • ASCEND to the top of impressive Tokyo Tower (measuring almost 43 feet (13 meters) taller than the Eiffel Tower) and marvel at the magnificent cityscape far below
  • VISIT Toyosu Fish Market
  • IMMERSE YOURSELF in Teamlab Borderless, a vast, three-dimensional, 108,000 sq. feet world of borderless art known as the “museum without a map”
  • The services of two Adventure Guides
  • Outstanding accommodations
  • Admission fees to attractions and performances
  • VIP access and private events
  • Most meals during trip
  • Cultural experiences with local experts
  • Gratuities have been taken care of on your behalf for all services included in the itinerary except for the Adventure by Disney guides. There is no need for you to worry about tipping the bellmen, housekeepers, waiters, drivers and local experts.
  • The customary gratuity to the Tour Direrctor is not included. Gratuities for your Adventures Guides are not included. If you feel that your Adventure Guides have provided excellent service, we suggest the following discretionary gratuity: Per Guest/Per Adventure guide/Per Day - $9 - $11 USD.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual train and airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Hyatt Regency Kyoto in Kyoto, Japan (4 nights)
  • Hotel Associa Takayama Resort in Takayama, Japan (2 nights)
  • The Peninsula Hotel Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan (3 nights)

KYOTO Location Information Description

Kyoto, Japan

Konnichiwa, and welcome to Japan! Once you pass through Passport Control and retrieve your bags from the Baggage Claim area with help from an Adventures by Disney representative, settle into your private transfer and enjoy the ride from Kansai International Airport (KIX) OR Osaka International Airport (ITM) to your hotel in Kyoto.

Upon arrival at your hotel in Kyoto, your Adventure Guides will get you checked in. After check-in, take time to explore the hotel, as well as the Sanjūsangen-dō Temple, which is famous for its 1,001 statues of Kannon, the Goddess of Compassion.

Relax and enjoy a leisurely dinner on your own during your first night in Japan. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend a local restaurant.

Hyatt Regency Kyoto

KYOTO Location Information Description

Kyoto, Japan

Begin your amazing adventure with an exploration of the historic city of Kyoto from a traditional rickshaw. Tour the scenic streets of Arashiyama, a district on Kyoto’s western outskirts, as you learn about the city’s history and culture. You'll also ride into the district's renowned Bamboo Forest, a massive grove of manicured bamboo trees that are magical to see.

Enjoy a guided morning walking tour of the Arashiyama district, an area of scenic beauty which features the Bamboo Forest as well as many temples, including the magnificent Zen temple, Tenryu-ji Temple, home to one of Kyoto's loveliest gardens and surrounded by forested mountain views.

Soak up the atmosphere of this ancient city through the wonderful flavors and aromas of a traditional Japanese meal at Yoshiya Restaurant.

After a restful afternoon, join your fellow Adventurers for a wonderful welcome dinner at one of Kyoto’s finest upscale restaurants, Sodoh. Share stories from your day in Kyoto and discuss adventures still to come as you dine on attentively handcrafted dishes in an intimate Japanese setting.

Delight in the playful ambience created by a Maiko (Geisha in training) as she shares her vibrant culture and history through her performance.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hyatt Regency Kyoto

KYOTO AND HIROSHIMA Location Information Description

Miyajima Island, Japan

Board a Shinkansen train, Japan’s famed high-speed bullet train, to begin your journey to Hiroshima and Miyajima Island.

Known as the “Island of the Gods,” Miyajima is often named as one of the most scenic spots in Japan. Enjoy exploring this beautiful island which is also home to many wonderful dining options for an appetizing lunch.

Shinto Shrine and Buddhist Temple Tour - Learn the history of the popular Itsukushima Shinto shrine from a local expert who will take you on a tour of the shrine and a nearby Buddhist temple.

Location Information Description

Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima Peace Park - Visit this memorial park in the center of Hiroshima, which is dedicated to the memories of the victims of the atomic bomb that was dropped on August 6, 1945. Built on what was once the city’s busiest areas, it is now the scene of the A-Bomb Dome, the ruins of one of the buildings, as well as several memorials.

Museum Visit Discover the history and the horrors of Hiroshima and its role in World War II. The museum houses many exhibits and information, plus substantial memorabilia and images from the bombing. Opens a dialog with important information about the museum visit in Hiroshima. Please note: Due to the graphic nature of some of the museum’s images and exhibits, Guests may choose to tour the adjacent Peace Park.

Origami Crane Experience - This activity is tied to Hiroshima through 10-year-old Sadako Sasaki and an ancient legend that anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by the gods. To this day, visitors to the museum, as well as people around the world, continue to fold origami cranes and add them to the collection at the statue created in Sadako’s memory.

Okonomiyaki Dinner Experience - Dig into a local favorite food—Okonomiyaki! This healthy crepe is crafted to accommodate individual tastes and is filled with choices that include meat, noodles, vegetables or any combination of these ingredients. The dish is so beloved by the people of Hiroshima, there are over 2,000 Okonomiyaki restaurants in the region.

Location Information Description

Kyoto, Japan

Take a Shinkansen train back to Kyoto.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hyatt Regency Kyoto

KYOTO Location Information Description

Kyoto, Japan

Hozugawa River Boat Ride - Traverse the scenic Hozugawa River from Kameoka to Kyoto on an exhilarating 2-hour river boat ride that covers 9.9 miles (16 kilometers) of beautiful seasonal scenery that includes exciting rapids, stunning rock formations and gorgeous flowers and trees.

Bento Box Cooking Class - Experience the art of authentic Japanese cuisine as local instructors teach you how to create a traditional bento box with fresh, local ingredients.

Bento Box Lunch - Put your culinary skills to the test as you dine on the bento boxes you created during your cooking class.

Honpō-Ji Temple Tour & Taiko Drumming - Visit Honpō-ji, a 15th-century Zen temple with a magnificent garden that includes a lotus pond and an arrangement of rocks meant to resemble a waterfall. On your tour, you’ll feel the beat as you get a hands-on demonstration of Taiko drumming on Japanese percussion instruments.

Dinner on Your Own in Kyoto - Explore the wonderful city of Kyoto, famous for its classical Buddhist temples, magnificent gardens, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. It is also known for its food, which includes traditional kaiseki dining with multiple courses of precisely prepared dishes. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend something for your family, or discover a new favorite on your own.

Breakfast, Lunch

Hyatt Regency Kyoto

KYOTO AND TAKAYAMA Location Information Description

Takayama, Japan

Fushimi Inari Shrine: Torii Trail - Trek through a remarkable trail of over ten thousand orange Torii gates that lead to sacred Mt. Inari and the Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. With each Torii donated by businesses, organizations and individuals grateful for their luck and prosperity, the Torii Trail extends high onto the mountain.

Lunch in Nara - Continue to discover all that this amazing city has to offer, especially through its flavorful foods. Your Adventure Guides will lead you to a favorite local spot for a tasty lunch.

Kehaya-Za Sumo Experience & Museum - After lunch on your own, learn about the history of the traditional Japanese sport of Sumo wrestling at this fun and informative museum where you’ll not only discover a fascinating exhibit of the sport’s ancient beginnings, but you’ll step into the museum’s dohyo, a sand-filled ring, where you will see a live Sumo demonstration.

Buffet Dinner at Rosiere - Upon your arrival at Hotel Associa Takayama Resort, you will partake in a buffet dinner at the hotel’s Western restaurant.

Junior Adventurers Karaoke - Set up in a private karaoke room, Jr. Adventurers will belt out all of their favorite tunes.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel Associa Takayama Resort

TAKAYAMA Location Information Description

Takayama, Japan

Historic Village of Shirakawa-Go - Step back hundreds of years in time as your Adventure Guides take you on a walking tour of Shirakawa-go, a fascinating village cut off from the world due to its isolated mountain location. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the village has Gassho-style housing with steep-pitched thatched roofs which are the only examples of their kind in Japan.

Traditional Japanese Lunch at Irori - Dine on dishes from Irori’s unique menu while seated around a traditional Japanese sunken hearth. The menu features fresh vegetables and edible wild plants picked in the surrounding villages of Gokayama, Hida and Shirakawa-go.

Countryside Bike Ride - Pedal through the scenic countryside on this leisurely bike trip that takes you into a quaint farming village where you’ll see a way of life that has been passed down for generations. Your knowledgeable guide will teach about the Satoyama history and culture as you travel through rice fields and charming ancient streets on this unique adventure.

Dinner at Suzuya - Experience a calm and tranquil meal in this architecturally authentic restaurant that features traditional melt-in-your-mouth Hida beef as well as vegetarian-friendly meals.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel Associa Takayama Resort

TAKAYAMA AND TOKYO Location Information Description

Takayama, Japan

Guided Food Tasting Walking Tour of Historic Takayama Market District & Calligraphy Lesson - Spend the morning exploring Takayama’s old town district with its beautifully preserved buildings and streets that date back to the 17th century. As you walk through the historic Takayama Market, you’ll stop to sample local fare that includes sake, dumplings, tofu, miso, sweet treats and aromatic coffee. You’ll also receive a hands-on lesson in the art of calligraphy.

Lunch on Your Own in Takayama - Continue exploring Takayama and all it has to offer—which includes an appealing array of lunch options for you to discover.

Location Information Description

Tokyo, Japan

Travel to Tokyo - Settle in for your train ride to Tokyo. On this scenic ride, you will be passing through beautiful Yamanashi Prefecture, boasting some of the highest mountains in Japan. You may even see Mount Fuji.

Dinner at Gonpachi - Enjoy a fun and lively meal at this popular destination for Tokyo locals and tourists alike. Hosting the occasional celebrity, the restaurant is also known for its buzzy atmosphere and signature cuisine that pushes traditional Japanese favorites in multiple new directions.

Panoramic Tour of Central Tokyo & Shibuya Crossing - Experience the sights and sounds of one of the world’s most vibrant and exciting cities on a nighttime tour of Tokyo in all its bright, neon glory. You’ll also walk the famous Shibuya Crossing, rumored to be the busiest intersection in the world, with over 1,000 people crossing in all directions with each light change!

Breakfast, Dinner

The Peninsula Tokyo

TOKYO Location Information Description

Tokyo, Japan

Happo-en Gardens & Tea House - Enjoy a moment of reflection as you walk amongst the beauty of this garden.

Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony - While some tea ceremonies can last for hours and follow strict guidelines, the Happo-en tea house offers a more informal ceremony in a serene setting that allows you to follow the ritual and still feel steeped in Japanese culture.

Tokyo Tower - Make your way to the top of this impressive tower and reap the reward of magnificent views of the cityscape far below. Measuring almost 43 feet (13 meters) taller than the Eiffel Tower, on which it is based, Tokyo Tower is an active broadcasting facility with modernist charm.

Lunch & Afternoon On Your Own in Tokyo Discover a great new spot for a delicious lunch before spending the afternoon exploring Japan’s remarkable capital city of Tokyo. Discover a wealth of museums and colorful neighborhoods that feature a perfect blend of old-world traditions and contemporary culture. Opens a dialog with important information about popular restaurants in Tokyo. Please note: Some of the more popular restaurants in Tokyo may require reservations made in advance, so if there is a particular restaurant that attracts your interest, it is recommended that you plan your dinners in Tokyo and book well ahead of your arrival.

Dinner On Your Own in Tokyo Discover some of the most unique restaurants in the world that mix eye-popping entertainment and Japanese delicacies. Please note: Some of the more popular restaurants in Tokyo may require reservations made in advance, so if there is a particular restaurant that attracts your interest, it is recommended that you plan your dinners in Tokyo and book well ahead of your arrival.

Breakfast

The Peninsula Tokyo

TOKYO Location Information Description

Tokyo, Japan

Toyosu Fish Market - Visit this wholesale market located in Tokyo’s Toyosu area. Head up to the 2nd floor to watch the action from the viewing deck.

On Your Own Lunch at Toyosu Fish Market - Enjoy a delicious meal made with the freshest seafood and produce straight from the market. Ask an Adventure Guide to recommend a favorite spot in the market, or find one of your own.

Teamlab Borderless - Immerse yourself in the vast, three-dimensional, 108,000 sq. feet (10,000 sq. meters) world of borderless art that is known as the “museum without a map.”

Farewell Dinner at The Peninsula Tokyo Sky Room - Celebrate the end of a magnificent journey on the 24th floor in the glass-encased Sky Room, where you will enjoy a seamless view over Hibiya Park and the vibrant Ginza district.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Peninsula Tokyo

Location Information Description

Tokyo, Japan

Transfer to Narita International Airport (NRT) or Haneda International Airport (HND) - Say sayonara to your fellow Adventurers as you transfer to Narita International Airport (NRT) or Haneda International Airport (HND) to begin your journey home.

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Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 120 days or more before departure: The per person deposit is forfeited.
  • 119-90 days before departure: 50% of vacation package price per Guest
  • 89-46 days before departure: 75% of vacation package price per Guest
  • 45 days or less: 100% of vacation package price per Guest
  • Any changes or cancellations to airline reservations made through Adventures by Disney either before or after departure are non-refundable.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A deposit is required to confirm a reservation, unless the reservation is made on or after the final payment date (as defined below) for the vacation package, in which case full payment is required. The deposit amount will be equal to ten percent (10%) of the vacation package price per Guest (the “Deposit”), not including any optional add-ons. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted all Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 120 days prior to departure. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date.
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