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Browse our Japan Culinary Tours

Explore the ancient recipes, local ingredients, and palate-teasing combinations of Japan’s food culture on a tailormade Japan culinary holiday. From locally brewed sake to fresh soba noodles and sushi made by masters, our bespoke Japan culinary tours take you across the country to discover Japanese cuisine at its finest and most authentic. In the land of tea ceremonies, tender teriyaki, and meticulously planned kaiseki meals, eating is a cultural exploration, a delicate pleasure, and an art form. Browse our itineraries for ideas and inspiration, and start planning your vacation.

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What to Expect on a Tailored Japanese Culinary Tour?

Our tailored Japan culinary tours take you on a delicious adventure. From trendy urban restaurants to village markets and Buddhist temples, a tailormade Japan culinary holiday includes visits to the country’s best local sites. All the while you get to taste local delicacies, sample regional ingredients, and even try your own hand in the kitchen.

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EXPERT ADVICE

Our bespoke Japan culinary tours are planned by local experts, so you can be sure you’re trying the finest cuisine Japan has to offer.

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GENUINE ENCOUNTERS

Food is a collective experience. Our culinary tours of Japan include talks with local cooks, lessons with traditional masters, and even shojin ryori meals in monasteries.

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TASTY SENSATIONS

Our culinary tours of Japan are a farm-to-table adventure. We’ll take you to rural communities, colorful markets, and topnotch restaurants to taste—and live—Japanese cuisine.

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CULINARY GEOGRAPHY

A tailored Japan culinary holiday will take you across the country to taste rare local ingredients and subtle regional variations in Japan’s cooking culture.

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LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Food is an ancient ritual in Japan. Culinary tours of Japan delve into local communities so that you can participate in the unique ceremonial practices surrounding cooking and eating.

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GET CREATIVE

Learn from local master chefs, take personalized cooking lessons, and even pick up a few local ingredients to try your own hand at creating Japan’s world-famous delicacies.

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