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Japan & its Amans

Best time to travel
Oct – Jun
Ideal length
9 nights
Perfect for
Couples

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Tokyo and home from Kyoto.
  • 9 nights’ accommodation in luxurious properties in Tokyo, the Shima Peninsula and Kyoto.
  • Incredible guided tours of Ago Bay, the pearl capital of the world and the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto.
  • Luxury luggage forwarding service to make your journey through Japan comfortable and convenient.
  • Orientation meeting in Tokyo where you will be provided with a portable Wi-Fi device, in-depth recommendations and maps as well as your PASMO pass for the metro.
  • Restaurant recommendations and reservations at the finest restaurants in Tokyo, and Kyoto.
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Introduction

Japan is a country that is dear to our hearts due to its incredibly welcoming people, astonishing beauty, marvellous culture and spectacular culinary traditions. It is an undeniably cool place, wonderfully embracing the preservation of tradition amid modernity. On this suggested itinerary, experience Japan in ultimate luxury, staying in incredible properties and discovering the true identities of Tokyo, Kyoto and the Shima Peninsula.

Luxury bespoke services

Japan’s incredible culture and character is wonderfully rewarding but difficult to discover. With OROKO, we have visited Japan numerous times and know what it takes to ensure the most seamless experience. Combatting language barriers and distinct cultural differences, it is paramount to have experience and luxury services on your side. That is why we have partnered with outstanding local guides and arranged comprehensive services like portable Wi-Fi devices, in-depth recommendations and maps, transport passes, seat selection aboard bullet trains and luxury luggage forwarding services. We will be with you every step of the way.

Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Tokyo.
Your private driver and guide will be waiting to take you to your luxury hotel for your three night stay.
Receive an in-depth welcome orientation.
Your guide will provide you with your PASMO pass, portable Wi-Fi device with unlimited data and in-depth maps and recommendations. You’ll visit the metro station together to learn the best and fastest routes for sightseeing.
Tokyo, Japan
Explore the futuristic metropolis of Tokyo.
With your local guide, create a bespoke itinerary of your favourite sites. Visit the glorious Hamarikyu Gardens, take the boat along the river and visit sites like Senso-ji Temple, Tokyo Tower and the Meiji Shrine.
Senso-ji Temple, Japan
Discover the unique neighbourhoods of Shibuya and Shinjuku.
Visit the iconic districts, buy ancient woodblock prints in Asakusa, explore the foody streets of Kappabashi and enjoy delicious seafood snacks in Tsukiji Market.
Shibuya, Japan
Sample Japan’s finest restaurants.
In Tokyo and throughout your stay, we will provide recommendations and reserve seats in the best eateries to sample iconic cuisine like kaiseki, ramen, udon, tempura, sushi and shabu shabu.
Udon
Take the express train to the Shima Peninsula, home to Japan’s most sacred Shinto shrines.
Spend three nights in a stylish ryokan, bathing in natural spring onsen and exploring ancient shrines and UNESCO pilgrim trails.
Shinto Shrine
Discover Ago Bay, the pearl capital of the world on a guided boat tour.
Marvel at the beauty and history of Ago Bay. Learn about Ama, meaning sea women, who are skilled divers famous for plunging into the depths of the sea and collecting pearls.
Ago Bay
Transfer via bullet train to Kyoto.
Take the bullet train to the ancient city and check in to your hotel for your three night stay. Start exploring Kyoto’s marvellous sites, visit ancient ceramic workshops and grab some delicious onigiri and shrimp tempura in Nishiki Market.
Kyoto, Japan
Discover Kyoto’s temples and geisha district.
With your local guide, admire the outstanding beauty of the Golden Temple, tranquillity of the Ryoan-ji Gardens and ancient streets of Gion. Stop to enjoy a traditional yakitori lunch in a hidden izakaya.
Golden Temple Kyoto Japan
Depart for the international airport for your flight home.
Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

Where to rest your head

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Aman Tokyo

Aman Tokyo

Aman Tokyo is a luxurious hotel that exudes serenity and tranquillity in the business district of Otemachi. Minimal interiors pay homage to Japan’s celebrated design concepts, with wood and stone exteriors and traditional tatami, washi paper lanterns and handcrafted ceramics throughout. Inviting guests to relax in ultimate luxury, Aman Tokyo is an urban retreat. Find relaxation through the zen rock gardens, incredible onsen-style spa and ryokan-inspired spacious rooms. The beautifully appointed rooms are an ode to traditional Japanese inns, with washi paper sliding doors, traditional furnishings and a furo deep-soak bathtub.

Amanemu

Amanemu

Sitting on the shores of Ago Bay, Ananemu is a luxury retreat surrounded by beauty and tranquillity. Taking inspiration from authentic Japanese inns known as ryokan, guests are rewarded with a peaceful ambience and classic Japanese design aesthetics. Thanks to its superb location, mineral-rich waters from the natural hot springs enable guests to experience classic onsen bathing in a luxurious setting. Relax and unwind in your private outdoor onsen or in the spa which features two large onsen bathing pavilions as well as a pool area, four treatment suites, a gym and yoga studio.

Aman Kyoto Hotel

Aman Kyoto

Aman Kyoto is a luxurious property set within a once forgotten secret garden. Surrounded by peaceful forests and private gardens, it offers an exceptional sanctuary retreat in the ancient city of Kyoto. Though hidden in the dense forest for optimal privacy, Aman Kyoto is centrally located within Kyoto. As you return from exploring the historic streets, take to the luxury spa for a healing treatment and unwind in the traditional onsen baths that source mineral-rich waters from the local spring.

What people are saying

“We recently travelled to Barcelona and Mallorca with the expert help of Oroko and will never book a holiday any other way again! The staff were so friendly and knowledgable and made the process of booking extremely easy. The travel pack was very impressive with our luggage tags, complimentary treats for the airport, and comprehensive guide to both areas with recommended restaurants which didn’t disappoint. I couldn’t speak highly enough of our experience with this company and would highly recommend to friends.”

Orla & partner – Mallorca 2019

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