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Art Trips to Japan

A Starting Point Itinerary

Day 1:

  • Depart for Japan


Day 2:

  • Arrive in Tokyo

  • Take a private bus tour of Tokyo to see the Tokyo Imperial Palace, the Reiyukai Shakaden and the Shinto Shrine


Day 3:

  • Wake early and head to the Tsukiji Fish Market

  • Admire the fish preparation and take walk to the Meiji era Namiyoke Inari Shrine

  • Have a sushi lunch at one of the local restaurants

  • In the afternoon, take part in a traditional Japanese Tea ceremony and Calligraphy class 


Day 4:

  • Start the day with a visit to the National Art Center

  • Take a Masterclass in Japanese Ceramic Art in Shriogane

  • Enjoy a traditional Bento lunch

  • Spend the afternoon visiting architectural marvels such as the Reversible Destiny Lofts, Nakagin Capsule Tower and 21_21 Design Sight

Day 5:

  • Visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

  • Meet a local printmaking artist to discuss the history of printmaking and its evolution

  • Trial different printmaking methods in a printmaking workshop with a lunch break

  • Have a tour of the the Shinjuku Bar District to get a glimpse into modern Japanese life and entertainments


Day 6:

  • Visit Harajuku to experience the modern day youth culture and souvenir shopping

  • While in the area visit the Shibuya Mall and experience some of the concept stores on site

  • Finish up the trip with a tour of the Prada Flagship store 


Day 7:

  • Depart for home

And Now for Something Completely Different

Your tour could also include taking in the hot springs and taking part in a Sumo wrestling workshop. Watch a kabuki theater performance or take part in a masterclass in Japanese cooking.

The world is there to experience - let us take you there!

Specialty Itineraries

We offer STEM programs tailored to your class needs. Think of a tour of the Toyota factory or study the technology behind some of the worlds fastest trains.

Our Prices Include:

  • All admissions, taxes, fees, tips, and 24-hour on-call support

  • Round-trip airfare and all ground transportation

  • Overnight stays in a centrally located hotel

  • Breakfasts and dinners

  • Full time tour director to accompany the group

  • Guided tours

  • Price based on 25 students and 2 free chaperones

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