There are so many kinds of Japanese cuisine included in that one word.
From the ever-popular staples like ramen and okonomiyaki to the internationally known classics like sushi and tempura.
What better way to discover new kinds of washoku than to take a trip to somewhere new?
There is more to Japan than just Tokyo and Kyoto. If you strike out on your own path to somewhere new, there is bound to be some local specialty waiting for you there. Japan is so full of spectacular cooking that you could easily take a trip all around the country for the sole purpose of trying new things to eat! At Authentrip, we want to help you find that special dish that tastes like it was made just for you.
Majestic Landscape of Hokkaido
This trip takes in some of Japan’s Northern Island’s splendid scenery. Highlights include the head of a Great Buddha Statue peeping over the edge of a lavender covered hill.
Zen Meditation and Great Buddha of Kamakura
See the inside of one of Japan’s Great Buddha Statues in the ancient capital of Kamakura and enjoy some matcha green tea while gazing at a temple’s bamboo grove. Touch and feel warrior culture of centuries past.
Cycling and History in the Kunisaki Peninsula (1N2D)
An invigorating cycle on a route taking in the splendid scenery of the Yabakei Gorge area; the vibes of Japan from decades ago in a retro district and a guided insight into a unique fusion of Buddhism and Shinto found on the island of Kyushu.
Kyoto World Heritage - Temple Stay (1N2D)
A trip to give a comprehensive insight into the culture of Kyoto. Includes a visit to a UNESCO registered World Heritage Buddhist Temple and morning prayer servicesh. Kyoto’s celebrated scenery of the Arashiyama bamboo grove and a meeting with a real geisha apprentice are part of this experience too.
Spirit & Culture of the Aynu People
Be a part of the celebration of Aynu Culture – passed down by the indigenous people who remain in Hokkaido. This trip allows you to feel the Aynu Spirit and understand what is held sacred in this culture which is entirely distinct from Japanese culture.
Hayama Day Tour – Elegant Resort Town
Known for both its lavish summer residences owned by celebrities and as a historical summer palace for the Imperial Royal Family, Hayama is stylish, historical and within easy reach of Tokyo. This trip takes in an art museum with breathtaking views of the ocean and a short sightseeing cruise around the nearby island of Enoshima. It’s a trendy and chic day out including lunch in a retro eatery. It even includes a little souvenir gift to take him with you. Let’s head to Hayama!
Art World of Kawaguchiko
Immerse yourself deep into the world of art and traditional folk crafts in the Lake Kawaguchiko Region near Mt. Fuji.
Kyoto Day Tour – Escape the Crowds
This guided tour takes you to some of Kyoto’s most celebrated hanami locations for admiring cherry blossoms. Additionally, you will learn about the life and work of renowned artist and famous son of Kyoto, Hashimoto Kansetsu, in the tranquil surrounds of Hakusasonso Hashimoto Kansetsu Garden and Museum Kyoto.
Iya Valley and Great Shrine at Konpira (1N2D)
Our introduction to great sights in the island of Shikoku.
Katsuura Fishing and a Stroll Around Otaki Castle (1N2D)
Within reach of the Tokyo area, Katsuura City is known for its fresh seafood and vegetable market. It is one of Japan’s Great Morning Markets. The ports of Katsuura are famous for their big hauls of katsuo, a kind of skipjack tuna. This fish along with the local favorite called kinmedai (sometimes translated as Splendid alfonsino) are caught and brought to port every day by the local fishermen.
Those with a keen interest in fishing will enjoy a visit to Katsuura.
Gokayama Crafts Experience
The beautiful thatched rooves of Gokayama have endured for more than 350 years – and so have some unique traditions that can only be found in this area.
Scenery of West Izu & Geisha Style Performance (2N3D)
Course combining the rich history of Atami hot springs resort town with the breathtaking scenery in the Izu peninsula region.
Gujo Hachiman - Replica Food Sample Making
A day tour from Nagoya to a location famed for its pure water. Join a guide to learn about Gujo Hachiman and its waterways and pocket parks.
Lunchtime River Cruise in Arashiyama, Kyoto
Watch the world flow by as you enjoy a fancy Kyoto gourmet experience including sublime tofu celebrated by Kyoto’s foodies!
Setouchi Sea Fishing Experience from Ieshima Island with BBQ
Ieshima island has a long history and it is said that there was a warriors fort here over six hundred years ago.
People who live on the island will introduce the vital fishing industry. A concierge will show you the unique spots on the island while taking you to the top of a mountain for a barbecue.
After fishing and the guided tour, please enjoy the barbecue with fresh fish and take in all the stunning scenery of the Setouchi Sea as ships float around the many islands.