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DAY 1

Meiji Jingu Shrine Visit With Shinto Prayer

PM

around 1hour

Meiji Jingu Shrine Visit With Shinto Prayer

Start your cultural journey with a visit to one of Tokyo’s most sacred spaces, Meiji Jingu Shrine. In a tranquil green space in the heart of the city, you’ll go deeper than mere sightseeing and participate in a Shinto ritual to pray for safe travels, or whatever is closest to your heart.

Meiji Jingu

Tour the Woodlands of Meiji Jingu

PM

around 1.5hours

Tour the Woodlands of Meiji Jingu

Surrounding the imperial shrine, and separating the sacred from the profane, are the hallowed woodlands of Meiji Jingu. Stroll the forest and its many hidden attractions with an expert guide, and you’ll soak up culture and fascinating history as well as the tranquility of this mid-city retreat.

Meiji Jingu

Elegant Dining at the Foot of Tokyo Tower

PM

around 1hour

Elegant Dining at the Foot of Tokyo Tower

Dine at Tokyo Shiba Tofuya Ukai, another oasis of calm and culture, this time nestled at the foot of Tokyo Tower. Savor a seasonal menu centered on refined tofu dishes in a private, elegantly traditional dining room overlooking a secluded garden of koi carp ponds and water wheels.

Ukai

DAY 2

Experience Village Life in Okutama

AM

around 2hours

Experience Village Life in Okutama

In western Tokyo, discover the flip side of the glittering city, the verdant nature of the Tama Area. In the Okutama Hills you can find traditional wasabi terraces maintained by passionate farmers, and taste the freshness of Japanese village life as well as the incredible local produce.

Wagyu Lunch in a Mountainside Village

PM

around 1hour

Wagyu Lunch in a Mountainside Village

Even in its hills and valleys, Tokyo is a paradise of elegant eateries such as Kurochaya. This beautiful, 300 year-old rustic house serves up tender Akigawa-gyu, wagyu from black-haired cattle raised right in Tokyo. Enjoy the seasonal flavors of Tokyo’s rivers and mountains to the soothing sounds of the Akigawa River.

Kurochaya

Walk the Trails of the Akigawa Valley

PM

around 3hours

Walk the Trails of the Akigawa Valley

Explore the Akigawa Valley on foot and lose yourself in a gorgeous environment you’ll barely believe can still be found in Tokyo. This forested river valley is beautiful year round, with features like the 30-meter Otaki Falls, ancient temples tucked away in the forest, and sweeping views from Ishibunebashi Bridge.

Dinner in a Traditional Thatched House

NIGHT

around 2hours

Dinner in a Traditional Thatched House

Finish your day with a classic taste of rural Japan: traditional dining in a gassho-zukuri house, hidden away in the mountains of the Tama Area. This famous architectural style, featuring wooden beams and a steep thatched roof, adds a sense of timelessness to an experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Ukai

DAY 3

Helicopter Transfer to Izu Oshima

AM

around 1hour

Helicopter Transfer to Izu Oshima

The sub-tropical Izu Islands of Tokyo Prefecture are closer than you might think. Charter a helicopter from Tokyo Heliport, and be whisked away to the secluded greenery of Izu Oshima in next to no time.

Dive and Trek Around Izu Oshima

PM

around 5hours

Dive and Trek Around Izu Oshima

Arrive on Izu Oshima in just 30 minutes, and revel in the verdant environment and inviting waters of the geopark. With its volcanic heritage and location in the warm Kuroshio Current, black lava flows, and rich greenery above a deep blue sea, the island offers irresistible exploration on land and sea alike.

Starry Skies of Tokyo’s Isles

NIGHT

around 1hour

Starry Skies of Tokyo’s Isles

Discover a whole different kind of Tokyo nightlife as you spend a star-spangled evening under the incredible night sky of Izu Oshima. Far from the city lights — perhaps even atop Mt. Mihara — stargazing on the islands of Tokyo is a truly special experience.

Boutique Hotel Overlooking the Ocean

NIGHT

around 1.5hours

Boutique Hotel Overlooking the Ocean

Dine and unwind at Mashio Hotel and Resort, where the bounty of Oshima’s land and sea are rendered into creative Japanese cuisine. Perched on a mountainside, enveloped by rich greenery, each of the boutique hotel’s three units overlooks the Pacific Ocean for stunning sunsets and mornings blessed by birdsong.

Mashio

DAY 4

Izu Oshima Snorkeling

AM

around 3hours

Izu Oshima Snorkeling

Slip beneath the waves for a snorkeling adventure with a professional instructor. Izu Oshima’s warm, clear waters are the perfect setting to explore the wonderful undersea world and are home to a huge variety of sea life in every color of the rainbow.

Fly Back to Tokyo Heliport

AM

around 1hour

Fly Back to Tokyo Heliport

Take to the skies once more, with a private helicopter transfer from Izu Oshima back to Tokyo Heliport in the Shinkiba area.

Light Lunch and Luxury Spa Treatment

PM

around 3hours

Light Lunch and Luxury Spa Treatment

Check in to your hotel back on the mainland, and take a spa break to enjoy the kind of five-star treatment and omotenashi service you’ll only find in Tokyo. Refreshed and rejuvenated, enjoy a delicious light lunch at your hotel before heading back out.

Health & Wellness

Kaiseki Cuisine in a Garden Retreat

NIGHT

around 2hours

Kaiseki Cuisine in a Garden Retreat

Dinner at Ryotei Kinsui promises the elegance of a kaiseki dinner coupled with the incredible Japanese garden setting of Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo. Indulge in delightful Japanese cuisine in one of the private dining rooms of the sukiya-style house, overlooking garden views and placid Unkinchi Pond.

Kinsui

Experience the Tokyo Sea of Clouds

NIGHT

around half an hour

Experience the Tokyo Sea of Clouds

Looking down on a “sea of clouds” is an enthralling experience normally reserved for mountaineers, but in the gardens of Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo, this miraculous sight is replicated on a verdant canvas hidden within the city itself.

Tokyo Sea of Clouds

DAY 5

Tea Break in a City-Center Forest

AM

around 1hour

Tea Break in a City-Center Forest

Before the long journey home, take a moment to yourself in one of Tokyo’s outstanding cafes. At The Café by Aman, you can enjoy exquisite home-baked pastries and sweets, a premium tea, or a glass of champagne in the Otemachi Forest — a woodland refuge in the heart of Tokyo’s central business district.

The Café by Aman

Departure

PM

Departure

Having immersed yourself in the spirit of Japan so uniquely captured by Tokyo’s many facets, it’s time to depart — but your indelible impressions of this amazing city will be with you forever.

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