Japan Real Food Adventure

Visit operator website

Run by: Intrepid

Reference number: CJZF

From: £3306.00

Pack your chopsticks and celebrate thousands of years of food artistry by diving into one of the world’s most elegant, eclectic and harmonious cuisines. Spend your time spent seeing the sights and scouting out prized eating and drinking spots. Watch yakitori sizzling in front of you in Shinjuku's Memory Lane, eat fresh-off-the-boat sashimi at the incredible Tsukiji Fish Market and learn to make soba noodles in a hands-on cooking class. Glimpse a geisha drifting through the alleyways of Gion while in Kyoto and experience a charming obanzai dinner of Kyoto-style home-cooked dishes. Stay in a traditional ryokan in Takayama and eat vegetarian shojin ryori (monastic fare) with monks in Koyasan. If you're looking for a trip that tantalises the tastebuds as well as sates a sense of adventure, this Japan Real Food Adventure ticks all the boxes. Highlights/r/n
  • Food is taken seriously in Japan. From the station tonkatsu restaurant to the highest end sushi, Japanese people take pride in the cooking and presentation, and any bad meal is incredibly rare
  • Tasting the succulent Hida beef in Takayama is the definition of a melt-in-your-mouth moment
  • Exploring the unexpected underground foodie treasure trove that is a depachika (department store food court)
  • Staying alongside the brothers of a monastery in Koya-san and discovering shojin ryori – vegetarian buddhist food that seeks enlightenment through perfection in cooking
  • Experiencing the simple pleasures of obanzai ryori – the traditional home cuisine of Kyoto – in a cooking class
  • Snacking on awesome and adventurous street food in the unofficial culinary capital of Osaka

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
07/10/2018 18/10/2018 3 £3620.00
14/10/2018 25/10/2018 2 £3690.00
28/10/2018 08/11/2018 3 £3480.00
04/11/2018 15/11/2018 5 £3306.00
10/03/2019 21/03/2019 6 £3395.00
24/03/2019 04/04/2019 8 £3395.00
31/03/2019 11/04/2019 12 £3530.00
07/04/2019 18/04/2019 12 £3530.00
14/04/2019 25/04/2019 12 £3665.00
21/04/2019 02/05/2019 12 £3665.00
05/05/2019 16/05/2019 11 £3665.00
12/05/2019 23/05/2019 9 £3530.00
19/05/2019 30/05/2019 12 £3395.00
26/05/2019 06/06/2019 11 £3395.00
23/06/2019 04/07/2019 12 £3395.00
18/08/2019 29/08/2019 12 £3395.00
01/09/2019 12/09/2019 12 £3530.00
08/09/2019 19/09/2019 12 £3665.00
22/09/2019 03/10/2019 12 £3665.00
06/10/2019 17/10/2019 12 £3665.00
13/10/2019 24/10/2019 11 £3530.00
27/10/2019 07/11/2019 12 £3530.00
03/11/2019 14/11/2019 12 £3395.00
10/11/2019 21/11/2019 12 £3395.00

Get inspiration every week into your inbox!

Sign up to our weekly Trip Finder email and get a selection of the best trips to feed your Wanderlust