Kyoto, Japan (Opulent traditional ryokans and serene gardens)

Kyoto, Japan (Opulent traditional ryokans and serene gardens)

Duration: 4 Days
cost: ₹ 1,00,000

Travel Itinerary

  • 01

    Day

    Arrival in Kyoto

    Arrival in Kyoto
    • Arrive at Kyoto via private luxury transportation.
    • Check into the exclusive Hoshinoya Kyoto, a stunning traditional ryokan nestled along the banks of the Oigawa River. Enjoy a warm welcome with traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
    • Indulge in a sumptuous kaiseki lunch, meticulously prepared with seasonal ingredients.- Explore the nearby Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, followed by a private rickshaw tour through the scenic streets of Arashiyama.
    • Return to Hoshinoya Kyoto for a private dinner served in your own tatami-matted room overlooking the tranquil river.
    • Relax in the ryokan’s open-air hot spring baths under the starlit sky.
  • 02

    Day

    Cultural Immersion in Kyoto

    Cultural Immersion in Kyoto
    • Enjoy a traditional Japanese breakfast featuring delicacies sourced from local artisans.
    • Embark on a guided tour of Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) and Ryoan-ji Temple, iconic landmarks showcasing Kyoto’s rich cultural heritage.
    • Savor a gourmet lunch at a Michelin-starred restaurant, renowned for its innovative take on Kyoto cuisine.
    • Visit Nijo Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its splendid architecture and historical significance.
    • Experience a private Maiko (apprentice geisha) performance accompanied by an exquisite kaiseki dinner at a traditional ochaya (tea house).
    • Return to Hoshinoya Kyoto for a nightcap at the elegant bar, sampling rare Japanese whiskies and sake.
  • 03

    Day

    Serenity and Tranquility

    Serenity and Tranquility
    • Begin your day with a leisurely breakfast served on the ryokan’s serene garden terrace.
    • Participate in a traditional tea ceremony led by a master tea practitioner, gaining insight into the art of Japanese hospitality and mindfulness.
    • Take a private excursion to Kyoto’s renowned Zen gardens, including the iconic Ryoan-ji Temple and the tranquil gardens of Ginkaku-ji (Silver Pavilion).
    • Enjoy a private picnic lunch amidst the picturesque scenery of Kyoto’s botanical gardens.
    • Return to Hoshinoya Kyoto for a rejuvenating spa experience, featuring bespoke treatments inspired by ancient Japanese wellness rituals.
    • Dine on haute cuisine at the ryokan’s gourmet restaurant, showcasing the finest seasonal ingredients in an intimate setting.
  • 04

    Day

    Farewell to Kyoto

    Farewell to Kyoto
    • Relish a final breakfast at Hoshinoya Kyoto, bidding farewell to the ryokan’s gracioushospitality.
    • Explore Kyoto’s vibrant markets and artisan shops, collecting souvenirs to commemorate your luxurious retreat.
    • Transfer to Kyoto Station for your departure, where a private concierge will assist with your luggage and ensure a seamless journey home.
    • Immerse yourself in the opulence of Kyoto’s traditional ryokans and serene gardens, where every moment is infused with luxury and tranquility.

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