JapanDeluxeTours

Japan Deluxe Tours, Inc.
1820 W. Carson St. Suite 224 Torrance California 90501 USA
Phone: 310-327-1111 FAX: 310-329-7609
5 Nights 6 days Quilt Festival Tour
Day 1
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
Your Quilt Festival Japan tour begins with the first day of the Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival! After entering Tokyo Dome, enjoy the day at your leisure explore the booths and various events offered at the quilting convention. Enjoy browsing through hundreds of decorative quilts and artwork on display, hear guest speakers, attend limited-events & workshops, and see some of the top designed quilts in all Japan. We hope you enjoy your time at the Tokyo Quilt Festival!



We also offer a complimentary afternoon tour through Nippori Textile Town during your quilt tour. Filled with great DIY craft and fabric stores like Nippori Tomato & Mihama Cloth, the shopping at Nippori Textile Town is a must for any quilter on vacation in Japan. For travelers interested in the complimentary day tour to Nippori Textile Town but don't want to miss a moment of the Quilt Festival, your quilt vacation will explore these awesome Tokyo arts & craft destinations later during your tour so you can feel free to enjoy the Quilt Festival at your leisure!
Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar
Breakfast
Day 3
The second day of your quilt festival Japan tour includes another day at the International Quilt Festival to be enjoyed at your leisure. Feel free to do some shopping or go out and explore the city of Tokyo with your tour guide! In the morning, Japan Deluxe Tours has set up a fun excursion to Tokyo's Ozu Washi Paper Store. Ozu Washi is a Traditional Japanese Paper store, established in 1653 in Tokyo's Nihombashi area. Boasting over 300 years of history, Ozu Washi is your one stop paper shop for traditional Japanese arts & paper crafts.



Travelers can also enjoy our optional afternoon tour exploring Tokyu Hands, one of the long-established department stores for handicrafts in all Japan for some more craft shopping. Make great finds as you enjoy the store, or head to Takashimaya for more shopping nearby. Takashimaya is filled with stores, cafes, and other great stops for inspiration or just to unwind in Tokyo's thriving metropolitan. Explore the stores of Tokyo with your tour guide or enjoy the Quilt Festival at your leisure!
Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar
Breakfast
Day 4
Our Quilt Tour will spend the day visiting the essential Japanese culture, arts, and shopping spots for craft lovers in Tokyo. Our tour begins with a visit to the Tsukiji Fish Market, former home of the world-famous tuna auction. Browse through the freshest flavors, mouth-watering dishes, and incredible sushi meals at this market that serves over thousands of businesses and local families daily!



From there, your tour group will delve into the old town district of Asakusa for some traditional Japanese souvenir and gift shopping at the Nakamise area. Your Japan tour will also travel through the majestic Sensoji Temple, one of Tokyo's most popular temples. This is the perfect place to appreciate Japanese culture and take some spectacular shots of the famous shopping district. Enjoy Japanese arts and traditional snacks with your tour group through this can't miss Tokyo temple.



After our time at Asakusa, our quilt tour will venture to world famous quilt artist Yoko Saito's Quilt Party retail store in Tokyo. Yoko Saito is well-known for her detailed work and use of taupe colors in her designs. Enjoy browsing through an extensive range of fabrics and materials for your next masterpiece at this charming retail shop. You can expect to find great fabrics and inspiration, especially when looking through the Yoko Saito's displayed works. Your vacation also has time scheduled at Nippori Textile Town for more shopping at great stores like Mihama Clothes and Nippori Tomato!
Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar
Breakfast Lunch
Day 5
On our final day of our quilt Japan tour, we will start off exploring some of Japan's most astonishing fabric related museums in the suburbs of Tokyo. Our vacation begins with a trip to the Sashikokan in Hinohara village in the western part of Tokyo. Home to Sashiko artist Akie Ginza's exhibition of Sashiko art, this quaint museum showcases the Little Stabs style of sashiko stitch art.



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 local Japanese specialty is a must for any tourist in Mt. Fuji. Before our day ends, our quilt tour has one last stop at Hakone's Itchiku Kubota Art Museum. Itchiku Kubota was a textile artist who devoted his life to recreating the forgotten 15th century Tsujigahana fabric dyeing technique. Many of his work is on display at this museum. Browse through the decadent collection of Kimono decorated in this traditional Japanese art. We then return to the hotel
Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar
Breakfast Lunch
Day 6
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)
Breakfast