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Little Kyoto during our Takayama Festival Japan Tour Packages in April & October Enjoy beautiful Edo style buildings during the spectacular Takayama Festival celebration.
Out of the countless festivals held in Japan, few have a reputation comparable to that of the Takayama Festival. Aside from the typical festivities like taiko drums and food stands, the main attraction comes in the form of the famed procession of lit up floats held during the evening. The combination of these attractions with the historical ambiance of the city itself as well as other unique sites throughout your trip will provide an unforgettable experience.
Held once in Spring and again in Autumn, the Takayama Festival is famed for stunning floats, the sound of Taiko drums, and lively Yatai Booths offering regional Hida beef. Even among the local Japanese, the Takayama Festival is often considered the most beautiful festival in Japan.
Look beyond the temples & shrines during your tour while exploring the can't skip museums of Japan. Whether it's the ravishing works at the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum or the radiant I.M. Pei designed Miho Museum, browse through impressive collections of modern & traditional Japanese artworks.
Walk back in time through the preserved port town of Narai-Juku, part of the Japan Alps’ historic Nakasendō Trail. Enjoy a light hike through the trails connecting Tsumago and Magome while navigating the narrow town streets the locals traveled through during Japan's Edo Period.
Enjoy a smooth ride during your tour on our comfortable long-distance tour buses, complete with complimentary wi-fi to keep you connected during your vacation. Whether it's a scenic bullet train ride or a short drive on the bus, travel in comfort with Japan Deluxe Tours.
Famous for the distinct style of minimalism and zen, Japanese gardens have captivated the world for decades. Discover Kenroku-en Garden one of the top three gardens in all Japan. There's also the immaculate gardens of the Adachi Museum of Art, voted the best garden in Japan annually since 2003.
Conquer the grounds of Matsumoto Castle and Himeji Castle, two of the three premier castles in Japan, while exploring the sights and sounds between Tokyo & Takayama. Never destroyed & retaining their original structures, these glorious castles are the epitome of traditional Japanese architecture.