13 Day Splendors of Japan including Hiroshima with Trafalgar Tours
Video By: George Pitiranggon, Director of Marketing & Web Strategies
One of our staff members just returned from an escorted tour of Japan with Trafalgar tours and brought back this video review! Starting from Tokyo and including a drive through the Japanese alps to Nagano, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Kotohira, Hiroshima, and finally a bullet train to Osaka. Watch his video and follow him around to relive his adventure through Japan with Trafalgar tours! Continue reading to watch the review.
Watch the video review for Trafalgar Tour’s Splendors of Japan below:
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Be My Guest meal: Be invited to an authentic meal and dine with locals. For Splendors of Japan, we had lunch at a traditional ryokan, or Japanese inn, and was served a multi-course local cuisine.
Authentic Accommodations: Some of your hotels might be designated as Authentic Accommodation due to it’s local history and relevance. For Splendors of Japan, we stayed in a traditional ryokan in Kotohira, which had an indoor and outdoor hot spring public bath, the option to sleep on traditional tatami mats or beds, and was connected to a shrine dedicated to marine and boats, Kotohira-gu.
Cultural Insights: Specially curated and hand picked experiences for you and your group hosted by a local that only locals can explain. For Splendors of Japan, we participated in a sushi making class, traditional edo-period dance show, sake tasting, traditional washi paper making class and okonomiyaki meal.
Hidden Treasures: A surprise visit or experience. For Splendors of Japan, we visited the UNESCO listed village of Ainokura, where the last of 200 Gassho-zukuri style houses are nestled in the Japanese alps.
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