Food replicas appear in the windows and display cases of restaurants and cafes all through Japan. A single restaurant may order a complete menu of plastic items costing over a million yen. On this tour, you can try your hand at creating your own food sample art in Nagoya. In this program, you can make your own version of Tempura using wax .
• 50 minutes
Enjoy this overnight trip from Nagoya to visit the famous World Heritage site, Shirakawago, and Hida Takayama, also known as "Little Kyoto." You'll stay overnight in the relaxing Toyama prefecture. The following day, you'll travel though the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route and visit the Snow Wall Otani where you can experience being surrounded by snow even during the spring months.
• 1 day
See Kanazawa your own way and at your own pace by chartering a vehicle for the day. Select a limousine, van, or bus for your private group (a maximum of 15 people) and decide whether or not to be accompanied by a local guide. Set your own route according to your own interests and see the best that Kanazawa has to offer.
• 8 hours
Nagoya is the capital city of Aichi prefecture. Home of Toyota and is a great place for just about everything from museums and temples to nature and great local food.
• 8 hours
About two hours away from Tokyo station by Shinkansen (bullet train) or bus. Guests can enjoy Gunma prefecture's natural beauty from the comfort of their guest rooms, each featuring an open-air rotenburo onsen (outdoor hot springs) that flows directly from its source. Situated at the foot of the majestic Mount Tanigawa, one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains, the expansive Senjuan ryokan is a must-do experience for spa lovers. A member of France's "Relais & Châteaux" association of excellence in hospitality, this ryokan represents the harmonious fusion of the traditional and the modern at a luxurious Japanese ryokan.
• 2 days
Spend a night at Kinnotake Tonosawa, a ryokan founded on the concept of "a release from the everyday." Kinnotake Tonosawais a modern ryokan situated in Hakone and is popular with travelers, both local and from abroad. Each room in the ryokan features an open-air rotenburo onsen (out door hot spring). In addition, at the entrance to the ryokan is a large suspension bridge and the ryokan comes into view only after one has crossed the bridge. In the spirit of creating an airy space free of distractions, partitions are used in lieu of closets, and television sets have been removed (a complimentary audio system and an iPad are available for use in the room).
• 2 days
On this tour, spend a night at the popular and famous Hakone Ginyu ryokan in Hakone, Tokyo's closest hot springs destination. This luxurious ryokan is difficult to book (rooms fill up months in advance). The secret to its popularity lies in the majestic views of the surrounding mountains. The individual hot springs in each room and the meals (breakfast and dinner) which are prepared with generous amounts of seasonal ingredients offer you an excellent ryokan experience.
• 2 days
Escape the city for the day on this full-day trip to Takayama and Gokayama from Nagoya. In a small group of no more than 15, explore Takayama's old town before heading to Gokayama to admire its traditional gassho-zukuri houses. In the evening, enjoy Gokayama's light-up event, as well as some traditional music and dancing.
• 1 day
Enjoy this day trip from Nagoya to visit the greatness that is the Murodo Snow Walls Otani, located on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route. There, you can experience being surrounded by walls of snow even during the spring in Japan.
• 1 day
Enjoy the beautiful views visiting Japan's World Heritage spot in the Gifu prefecture, Shirakawago and the famous "Little Kyoto," Hida Takayama, with this day trip that departs from the ESCA nearby the Nagoya Station. This is a popular day trip for those who wish to travel these two famous locations in one day. The lunch that is included will be the Shabu-shabu (Japanese hot pot) set meal with the local ingredients such as the famous Hida-Beef.
• 11 hours