Zenbu’s out-of-the-ordinary tours are designed & hosted by renowned Australian food & travel writer & passionate Japanophile Jane Lawson.
Each small-group tour is immersive, inspiring & connected…. but also relaxed & plenty of fun. All Zenbu tours feature luxurious accommodations with wonderful hospitality, private transport, spectacular food & drink experiences, plus unlimited visual & sensory feasts. We deep dive into local culture, enjoying regional specialities & connecting with place & its people.
Zenbu Kaeru – Kyoto, Backroads & Beyond
17 days / 16 nights
12 to 28 Jan 2023
With Kyoto’s divine city as our base we’ll traipse through lesser-known parts of the incredible prefecture and explore neighbouring regions including Lake Biwa’s peaceful villages and their waterways, Tamba Sasayama’s pottery lined slopes and ancient Nara’s secrets – spending a day with incredible artisans who shy away from the mainstream. We’ll interject with a sublime 5-night sojourn, first to mystical Mie’s Ise Shima national park, connecting with the bountiful coastline before upping the tempo in sophisticated Nagoya, an often overlooked yet crucial hub of Japan’s main island, a hidden gem with old school soul and contemporary sway.
Zenbu Atarashii – Tokyo Anew (& Alpine excursion)
10 days / 9 nights
01 to 10 February 2023
If you know Tokyo, like I know Tokyo.. (and even if you don’t) you’ll hardly be able to contain your excitement when it comes to the mega-city’s latest incarnation – thanks to an Olympic sized facelift. Let’s wander through all the brilliant newness and enhancements – galleries, street art installations, scenic walkways and beautifully designed leisure precincts, as well slipping behind the sheen, relishing hidden old-school treasures, and indulging in all the very best this fascinating city has to offer – and yes that means incredible food and drink. If an effervescent, luxe Tokyo design, style, shopping and culinary experience mixed with a little scenic refreshment is appealing, then you’ll not want to miss this.
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