What's Included?

  • 9 days, including Kyoto, Kanazawa, and a mountain village in Ukyo Ward 
  • 8 nights accommodation in shared rooms in traditional Japanese guesthouses (individual accommodation available with supplemental fee)
  • Guided market visits
  • Cook with local chefs
  • Local guides 
  • Lovingly curated excursions 
  • Traditional Japanese tea ceremony and Japanese craft workshop in a traditional Kyoto machiya 
  • Workshop and gourmet lunch in a family-run 150 year-old pickle shop
  • Meals where the locals eat (and in some local homes!)
  • Tips on best places to shop for artisanal goods
  • Ground transportation between trip locations  
  • Small, exclusive group: max. only 6 people. We want you to feel taken care of! 
  • 8 full breakfasts
  • 6 dinners 
  • 2 lunches