Experience both traditional and pop culture in Japan 2015, touring Ghibli Museum, and sightseeing in Akihabara and Harajuku on this tour. Akihabara is the home of Tokyo's 'Otaku' culture. Translated into English 'Otaku' means obsession but it really describes the hardcore fans of manga, anime and video games. This used to be an area where this subculture hid from the rest of Japan but now times have changed and the area is now a popular place for people to go, shop and soak up the unique and quirky atmosphere. With maid cafes, fashion trends and shops catering to enthusiastic hobbyists of all types you'll discover a fascinating and perplexing side of Tokyo most never get to see. In Tokyo, spend the day with a family learning about traditions and customs. Then off to Mt.Fuji for a nature study- Eco forest walk, at the bottom of Mt. Fuji with nature guide. Visit Kyoto for experience hands on drawing lessons and a class in traditional fashion design.
InclusionsAll transfers as outlined5 nights in Tokyo - SUNSHINE CITY PRINCE or similar1 night in Hakone - NANPUSO, HAKONE or similar3 nights in Kyoto - RIHGA ROYAL HOTEL, KYOTO or similarDaily BreakfastOne DinnerOne LunchAll tours as outlinedAll learning experiences as outlined