6 Days Quilt Festival Tour

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Tour Descriptions

Note: The dates for the Tokyo International Quilt Festival have not been finalized, and this tour's dates are subject to change. Please contact us before booking this tour for more information.

Designed with Craft Enthusiast in mind, spend your vacation in Tokyo exploring the best in stitch art during our Quilt Festival Tour. Feed your need for the finest quilting materials, search for rare trinkets, and find inspiration at some of Japan's most popular craft stores. This tour is ideal for quilt lovers, those who enjoy arts and crafts, or anyone who wants to learn the art of embroidery.

Itinerary

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

01/23/2020
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Tokyo Dome Hotel ( Western Style )

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Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo Dome Hotel is great access to Tokyo Dome next door. Suidobashi Station is walking distance from the hotel and is connected to the hot spots of Japan like Shinjuku, Akihabara, and Tokyo Station. The guest rooms' decor is modern and warm, with wooden furniture and metallic accents. All rooms are available to use Free high-speed Internet . There is free high-speed WI-FI available. The hotel offers free limousine bus service to both Narita and Haneda airport.

Near by........
-Amusement Park
Tokyo Dome City Attractions within Walking distance

-University
University of Tokyo in 20 mins by Taxi

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Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Tokyo | Great Quilt Festival Day

01/24/2020 Breakfast
or similar

Tokyo Dome Hotel ( Western Style )

  • Expedia Rating
  • Trip Advisor Rating
Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo Dome Hotel is great access to Tokyo Dome next door. Suidobashi Station is walking distance from the hotel and is connected to the hot spots of Japan like Shinjuku, Akihabara, and Tokyo Station. The guest rooms' decor is modern and warm, with wooden furniture and metallic accents. All rooms are available to use Free high-speed Internet . There is free high-speed WI-FI available. The hotel offers free limousine bus service to both Narita and Haneda airport.

Near by........
-Amusement Park
Tokyo Dome City Attractions within Walking distance

-University
University of Tokyo in 20 mins by Taxi

View Hotel Detail

Optional
Evening
Return to the Hotel

Today is the day we visit the Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival! To get ready for the fun, we will have a small welcome tea party after breakfast before heading to the convention. This is a great chance for all members to get acquainted with each other before this quilt tour begins. After entering Tokyo Dome, the rest of day exploring through the booths and various events offered at the convention. We hope you enjoy your time at the Tokyo Quilt Festival!

In case you want to explore a bit more outside the festival, our Quilt Japan Tours also offer an optional excursion to Ozu Washi Paper Store. Ozu Washi is a Traditional Japanese Paper store, established in 1653 in the Nihombashi area of Tokyo. With over 300 years of history, Ozu Washi is home to all your paper needs. Explore the store with your guide or enjoy the Quilt Festival at your leisure.

Tokyo | Fabric & Crafts Shopping

01/25/2020 Breakfast Lunch
or similar

Tokyo Dome Hotel ( Western Style )

  • Expedia Rating
  • Trip Advisor Rating
Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo Dome Hotel is great access to Tokyo Dome next door. Suidobashi Station is walking distance from the hotel and is connected to the hot spots of Japan like Shinjuku, Akihabara, and Tokyo Station. The guest rooms' decor is modern and warm, with wooden furniture and metallic accents. All rooms are available to use Free high-speed Internet . There is free high-speed WI-FI available. The hotel offers free limousine bus service to both Narita and Haneda airport.

Near by........
-Amusement Park
Tokyo Dome City Attractions within Walking distance

-University
University of Tokyo in 20 mins by Taxi

View Hotel Detail

Today will be spent visiting some of the essential shopping spots for craft lovers in Tokyo. We will begin our day visiting the famous quilt artist Yoko Saio's retail store Quilt Party. You can expect to find great fabrics and more goods perfect for your next project. Then, we will head to Nippori Textile Town for more shopping and inspiration. The stores Mihama Clothes and Tomato are just two of many great choices you can expect!

From there, it's off to Asakusa, the town that maintains a traditional Japanese feel. We will also squeeze in some shopping at Nakamise street which leads to the temple. After our time in Asakusa, we visit the Amuse Museum close by. At this charming live museum exhibits unique graphics, designs, and textile arts exclusive to Japan.

Tokyo | Great Quilt Festival & Time to Explore

01/26/2020 Breakfast
or similar

Tokyo Dome Hotel ( Western Style )

  • Expedia Rating
  • Trip Advisor Rating
Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo Dome Hotel is great access to Tokyo Dome next door. Suidobashi Station is walking distance from the hotel and is connected to the hot spots of Japan like Shinjuku, Akihabara, and Tokyo Station. The guest rooms' decor is modern and warm, with wooden furniture and metallic accents. All rooms are available to use Free high-speed Internet . There is free high-speed WI-FI available. The hotel offers free limousine bus service to both Narita and Haneda airport.

Near by........
-Amusement Park
Tokyo Dome City Attractions within Walking distance

-University
University of Tokyo in 20 mins by Taxi

View Hotel Detail

Morning*
Optional - Tsukiji Fish Market (Sushi) - Day Tour
All Day
Afternoon*
Optional - Shinjuku Tokyu Hands - Day Tour
Evening
Return to the Hotel

Today is the second day we visit the festival to be enjoyed at your leisure. Feel free to do some shopping or go out and explore the city of Tokyo! We also offer an optional morning tour of the famous Tsukiji Fish Market in case you wanted to experience authentic Japanese sushi from one of Japan's most famous markets.

You can also choose to go on an optional tour in the afternoon to visit Tokyu Hands, one of the long-established department stores for handicrafts in the all nation for some more shopping. Make great finds as you enjoy the store, or head to Takashimaya for more shopping nearby!

Tokyo | Sightseeing & Antiquing

01/27/2020 Breakfast Lunch
or similar

Tokyo Dome Hotel ( Western Style )

  • Expedia Rating
  • Trip Advisor Rating
Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo Dome Hotel is great access to Tokyo Dome next door. Suidobashi Station is walking distance from the hotel and is connected to the hot spots of Japan like Shinjuku, Akihabara, and Tokyo Station. The guest rooms' decor is modern and warm, with wooden furniture and metallic accents. All rooms are available to use Free high-speed Internet . There is free high-speed WI-FI available. The hotel offers free limousine bus service to both Narita and Haneda airport.

Near by........
-Amusement Park
Tokyo Dome City Attractions within Walking distance

-University
University of Tokyo in 20 mins by Taxi

View Hotel Detail

Evening
Return to the Hotel

Today we will visit one of Japan's most astonishing fabric related museums in the suburbs of Tokyo. First our Japan quilt tour will go to Sashikokan in Hinohara village in the western part of Tokyo. This is the place of Sashiko artist Akie Ginza’s exhibition. Before making our way to the next destination, we will stop for Hoto, a Japanese noodle dish native to the Yamanashi area. A hybrid of miso soup and flat udon noodles, this dish is truly a local Japanese specialty.

Before our day ends, we will visit the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum. This museum is filled with works from Itchiku Kubota, a textile artist that revitalized the Tsujigahana style. We then return to Tokyo.

Tokyo | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

01/28/2020 Breakfast
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Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast.
Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION**
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Narita Airport - about 90 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Haneda Airport - about 30 mins(Bus)

▪Important Notice▪
*Complimentary transfers are for designated airports/hotel only, on the designated tour arrival/departure date only.
*Your group may be joined with other groups during the tour. If so, your tour guide and bus may be changed during your tour.
*Any special request(s) must be submitted when booking your tour (meals, accommodations, etc.). Note: Not all requests can be fulfilled.
*Itinerary, hotels, and meals are subject to change or cancellation without notice. No refund will be owed for any changes or cancellations if the tour still occurs.
*This tour includes 1.5~2 hours of walking on sightseeing days. Tour Participants are expected to be of moderate fitness, keep up with the pace of the group, and can climb stairs with no difficulty.
*B : Breakfast   L : Lunch   D : Dinner




6 DAYS

5 nights accommodation


7 MEALS

5 breakfasts
2 lunches


TRANSPORT

All transport shown
International Great Quilt Festival Tour 6 Days Map

Tour Includes


5 nights Western hotel

Daily Breakfast-Buffets and 2 Lunches included

All ground transportation in Japan during the tour

Complimentary Airport Transfers (see details)

Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities at all included Destinations

Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide & separate bus driver

Japan Deluxe Tours Handbook and Tour Goods Package

Free Wi-Fi in Bus & Most hotels

Not Included
  • - Airfare
  • - Travel Insurance
  • - Optional Excursions

Travel Highlights


Admission to the Tokyo Great Quilt Festival

Welcome Tea Party for Tour Participants

Nippori Textile Town, Quilt Part Retail Shop, & Other Fabric retailers

Exhibits at the Amuse Museum

Tokyo's popular Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Sightseeing and shopping in Shinjuku

Free time to explore the world famous Tsukiji Fish Market

A walk along the Nakamise shopping street for souvenirs

Shopping at Yuzawaya and Tokyu Hands

Fabric & craft shopping at Nippori Tomato

Important Information


The maximum number of participants will not exceed 26 people during your Japan tour. Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please note that your bus and tour guide may be changed if other groups join the tour.

Single travelers are required to pay a single supplement in order to guarantee single room accommodation.

We request one suitcase, one carry-on bag, and an overnight bag per person. The tote bag we provide can be used to hold any small merchandise/souvenirs purchased during your tour. When you check out, bring your luggage to the lobby and the bus driver will assist in loading it onto the bus. When you arrive at the next hotel, the bus driver will unload your luggage for you to bring to your room.

Please note: The maximum weight of a checked in bag is typically 20 Kilograms or 44 Pounds. You will be traveling with your luggage except during the bullet train ride (if applicable).

All hotel rooms come with a full bathroom and room amenities free of charge unless stated otherwise.

All motor coaches come equipped with air-conditioning, plenty of space, comfortable seats, and Wi-Fi.

All of our tours begin in either Tokyo or Osaka/Kyoto. When beginning or ending a tour in Tokyo, please book flights to or from Narita International Airport or Haneda International Airport. For tours beginning or ending in Osaka/Kyoto, please book flights to or from Kansai International Airport or Itami Airport.

We recommend you do not book your flights until the tour status changes from Book Now to Guaranteed Departure. You can also contact us if you would like for Japan Deluxe Tour's to arrange your flights.

Traveling and visiting sights in Japan includes a good amount of walking. To fully enjoy the tour, please be prepared to keep up with the pace of the group, climb stairs with no difficulty, and wear comfortable shoes for all day use.

Guests with tattoos may not be able to use the hot-springs or onsens while in Japan. We apologize if you are unable to enjoy this experience during your stay.

We understand sometimes unanticipated situations may arise before or even during your Japan tour. In order to best assist you when things don't go as planned, Japan Deluxe Tours recommends purchasing travel insurance offered through Travel Guard® Insurance.

Travel Guard® Insurance offers coverage for: Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage Delay, Medical Expense (deductible required), Emergency Medical Transportation, and an Exclusive Family Protection Plan: One child 16 or under will receive coverage at no additional cost for every adult that purchase a protection plan. Every Travel Guard policy includes 24-hour emergency travel assistance services for emergencies or last-minute travel changes, such as re-booking flights, hotel reservations or ground transportation, tracking lost luggage, and more!
For more information about coverage, view our Travel Insurance Page.

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Please notify us before your tour starts if you have any dietary restrictions or requirements we should be aware about. Japan Deluxe Tours can provide Vegetarian meals for guests, and we will do our best to cater to any serious allergies or dietary restrictions. We will not be able to substitute or change meals after your tour begins.

Day
Day 1
01/23/2020

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

01/23/2020

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 2
01/24/2020

Tokyo | Great Quilt Festival Day

01/24/2020 Breakfast
Optional
Evening
Return to the Hotel

Today is the day we visit the Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival! To get ready for the fun, we will have a small welcome tea party after breakfast before heading to the convention. This is a great chance for all members to get acquainted with each other before this quilt tour begins. After entering Tokyo Dome, the rest of day exploring through the booths and various events offered at the convention. We hope you enjoy your time at the Tokyo Quilt Festival!

In case you want to explore a bit more outside the festival, our Quilt Japan Tours also offer an optional excursion to Ozu Washi Paper Store. Ozu Washi is a Traditional Japanese Paper store, established in 1653 in the Nihombashi area of Tokyo. With over 300 years of history, Ozu Washi is home to all your paper needs. Explore the store with your guide or enjoy the Quilt Festival at your leisure.

Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 3
01/25/2020

Tokyo | Fabric & Crafts Shopping

01/25/2020 Breakfast Lunch

Today will be spent visiting some of the essential shopping spots for craft lovers in Tokyo. We will begin our day visiting the famous quilt artist Yoko Saio's retail store Quilt Party. You can expect to find great fabrics and more goods perfect for your next project. Then, we will head to Nippori Textile Town for more shopping and inspiration. The stores Mihama Clothes and Tomato are just two of many great choices you can expect!

From there, it's off to Asakusa, the town that maintains a traditional Japanese feel. We will also squeeze in some shopping at Nakamise street which leads to the temple. After our time in Asakusa, we visit the Amuse Museum close by. At this charming live museum exhibits unique graphics, designs, and textile arts exclusive to Japan.

Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 4
01/26/2020

Tokyo | Great Quilt Festival & Time to Explore

01/26/2020 Breakfast
Morning*
Optional - Tsukiji Fish Market (Sushi) - Day Tour
All Day
Afternoon*
Optional - Shinjuku Tokyu Hands - Day Tour
Evening
Return to the Hotel

Today is the second day we visit the festival to be enjoyed at your leisure. Feel free to do some shopping or go out and explore the city of Tokyo! We also offer an optional morning tour of the famous Tsukiji Fish Market in case you wanted to experience authentic Japanese sushi from one of Japan's most famous markets.

You can also choose to go on an optional tour in the afternoon to visit Tokyu Hands, one of the long-established department stores for handicrafts in the all nation for some more shopping. Make great finds as you enjoy the store, or head to Takashimaya for more shopping nearby!

Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 5
01/27/2020

Tokyo | Sightseeing & Antiquing

01/27/2020 Breakfast Lunch
Evening
Return to the Hotel

Today we will visit one of Japan's most astonishing fabric related museums in the suburbs of Tokyo. First our Japan quilt tour will go to Sashikokan in Hinohara village in the western part of Tokyo. This is the place of Sashiko artist Akie Ginza’s exhibition. Before making our way to the next destination, we will stop for Hoto, a Japanese noodle dish native to the Yamanashi area. A hybrid of miso soup and flat udon noodles, this dish is truly a local Japanese specialty.

Before our day ends, we will visit the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum. This museum is filled with works from Itchiku Kubota, a textile artist that revitalized the Tsujigahana style. We then return to Tokyo.

Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 6
01/28/2020

Tokyo | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

01/28/2020 Breakfast

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast.
Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION**
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Narita Airport - about 90 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Haneda Airport - about 30 mins(Bus)

Cultural Experience

Quilt Festival Exhibition

Quilt Festival

Tokyo International Quilt Festival is the largest quilt festival in the world. Hundreds of quilt and artwork are displayed at this internationally popular exhibition.

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Customer Reviews

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It was an excellent trip and I loved every minute of it

By traveler Michelle R. on 2019

Best place visited in this tour: This is very hard to decide-Amuse Museum, Sashiko Museum, Kubota Art Museum, Indiago Dye at Aizenkobo.
Best experience had in Japan: I love the hands on workshops, paper making, shiibori, stenciling, a sashiko experience would also be fun. And I loved every...


The fish market & the Japan embroidery was amazing

By traveler Martha S. on 2019

Best place visited in this tour: The Quilt show, The Sashiko Museum
Best experience had in Japan: Hiroko & Shun provided entertainment, safety and generosity with time and gifts
Any place went to visit next time: As overall tour of Japan I had a ball this group was perfect, helpful...


This was an excellent tour I would tell others about!

By traveler Betsy V. on 2019

Best place visited in this tour: Shibori Museum, Amuse Museum, Kubota Art Museum & Aizen Kubo, Koito weaving – stage Curtains
Best experience had in Japan: Watching people work, and learning about their trades.
Any place went to visit next time: More sightseeing, historical sights...


Such sweet and helpful tour guides!

By traveler Agusta E. on 2019

Best place visited in this tour: Kubota Art Museum
Best experience had in Japan: Shibori Workshop
Any place went to visit next time: Ninenzaka + Temples


Hiroko was such a wonderful & helpful tour guide <3

By traveler Maureen S. on 2019

Best place visited in this tour: Quilt Show & Sashiko Museum
Best experience had in Japan: Visiting so much different shops, Museum, etc …
Any place went to visit next time: Fushimi Inari Shrine


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