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 Jikan 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.


From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)

From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)
Day 2
Today, we'll show you what traditional Tokyo has to offer. Just relax in a motor coach, and we will take you around the city.

We will visit Sensoji temple, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple, the oldest and most popular Japanese temple in Tokyo.

Then, we will explore the Tsukiji outer market. It is always fun to taste mouthwatering local foods in an open market. You can also find chef knives, dried goods, and other kitchen supplies. Here, you will have time to enjoy lunch of your choice as well.

Next stop is Ozu Washi, Founded in 1653, Ozu Washi carries traditional Japanese Paper (Washi). We will learn the process of making washi paper and see a beautiful array of washi there.

We will finish our day shopping at the famouse Nippori Textile Town. You can find stores like Tomato, Mihama and so many more. This district is lined with numerous fabric shops, selling a wide assortment of beautiful fabrics often at discounted, affordable prices.

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Day 3
Day one of the Quilt Jikan Festival is here and it is time for the festivities to begin. Enjoy the various exhibits, seminars, and products that are one sale. With numerous world renown quilters gathered here, it is sure to be a memorable experience.

For those who would like to leave early, we have a free optional afternoon tour set up to explore the surrounding Minatomirai area for some shopping and sightseeing.

We then head back to the hotel and rest up for day 2 of the quilt festival.

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Breakfast Lunch
Day 4
The festivities continue on day two of the Quilt Jikan Festival. If you were eyeing several things to check out or purchase, this is your chance to do so.

If you are not interested in attending day two, there are a couple optional activities lined up:
For the morning, you can head to Kamakura and explore what was once the capital of Japan from the late 12th to early 14th century. Enjoy a relaxing walk around the historic city as you take in the sights and shop for snacks and souvenirs. If were lucky enough, we may even get to see the blooming hydrangea flowers.

For the afternoon, we have a tsumami zaiku workshop set up for those interested. Tsumami zaiku is the art of creating an object by folding and assembling folded pieces of fabric. These objects are typically in the form of a flower, Though simple in process, the results can be stunning and a perfect souvenir to take home.

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Day 5
We will explore some of Japan's most astonishing fabric related museums in the suburbs of Tokyo today.

Our day begins with a trip to the Sashikokan in Hinohara Village, located in the western part of Tokyo. Home to Sashiko artist Akie Ginza's exhibition of Sashiko art, this quaint museum housed in a 200-year-old farm house 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. Hoto is a noodle soup filled with lots of local fresh vegetable, like daikon and kabocha, with miso based flavor and is a comfort food especially during the winter.

Then we will visit the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum. With western buildings built in a serene Japanese garden over looking Mt. Fuji, you will surely find this site a magical place. Itchiku Kubota was a textile artist who devoted his life to recreating the forgotten 15th century Tsujigahana fabric tie dye technique. Many of his works are on display at this museum. Browse through the extensive collection of Kimonos decorated in this traditional Japanese art.

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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.


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 Lunch