Japan Travel Program
From 12 May to 23 May 2019
Day 1 12/05/2019 Departure from France and fly to Tokyo.
Day 2 13/05/2019 Arrival in Tokyo, transfer to Komatsu and transfer by coach to Kanazawa in the evening.
Day 3 14/05/2019 Kanazawa tours by coach: Kenrokuen garden, the Museum of Contemporary Art on the 21ste century, the Ishikawa Prefectural Arts Museum, the samurai home of the Nomura family.
Day 4 15/05/2019 Kanazawa - Wajima by coach: Visit of the Wajima market and the Lacquered Art Museum. Wajima - Takaoka by coach: visit of Zuiryuji temple and return to Kanazawa by coach.
Day 5 16/05/2019 Kanazawa - Gokayama by coach: visit to a house in the historic village. Gokayama - Shirakawagoen coach: visit of the traditional village. Shirakawago - Takayama by coach: visits to Takayama shrine, Sanmachi district, Funasaka sake brewery.
Day 6 17/05/2019 Takayama - Nagoya by coach: visits to the Eihoji temple, the Mino museum dedicated to ceramic art, the Futaba museum.
Day 7 18/05/2019 Nagoya - Okayama by Shinkansen: transfer to Imbe station and visit to the Bizen Art Museum, return by train to Okayama.
Day 8 19/05/2019 Okayama - Matsue by train: visits to Matsue Castle, Lafcadio Hearn's former home, Meimei-an tea house.
Day 9 20/05/2019 Matsue - Izumo by coach: visits to Izumo Shrine and Hall of Treasures, Adachi Art Museum. Transfer to Yonago airport and fly to Tokyo.
Day 10 21/05/2019 Tokyo - Nikko - Toshogu by train: tours of Toshogu shrine in Nikko park, Ryukou in temple. Return by train to Tokyo.
Day 11 22/05/2019 Tokyo - Kamakura by coach: visits to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine, Kotokuin temple and its great Buddha, Hokokuji temple and its bamboo grove, return to Tokyo.
Day 12 23/052019 Return Tokyo - Paris.
Entirely designed by Christine Shimizu, honorary general curator of heritage, for whom Japan has no secrets, and who will ensure the conduct, this journey will offer a total immersion in traditional Japan.
For more details contact SAMC