Autumn in Japan
A 'Secret Women's Series' journey escorted by Jemma Wilson of Mai Journeys
Japan is a land of vast cultural diversity with ultra-modern cities, Buddhist mountain sanctuaries, hidden hot springs and cultural arts. It will mesmerise you with its culture, age-old traditions and elegant sophistication.
Escorted by leading lady Jemma Wilson, this boutique Secret Women's Series journey explores Japanese art, food, history and culture in its most iconic cities. Beginning in Tokyo, we’ll visit unforgettable sites such as the Meiji Shrine and the colorful shopping streets of Harajuku, before traveling on bullet trains to our next stop. We take in Kanazawa, Takayama and Kyoto. You will meet Geishas; visit the famous *Tsukiji Fish Market; be involved in a Tea Ceremony and enjoy sake tasting. And there is of course, the exquisite cuisine.
Ancient townships, majestic temples, art galleries and royal gardens are all part of this fantastic journey through Japanese culture and heritage. Architecture, fashion, and design are also on the agenda.
You will stay in a traditional ryokan (Japanese Inn) guesthouse, dine on world-renowned kaiseki cuisine and be mesemerised by Japans harmonious mix of ancient and hyper-modern.
This is an enchanting journey that immerses you into the culture, the art and the cuisine of Japan - a perplexing but fascinating country.