10 - 18 December 2023

Seats Available



KD 1700 (single room)
KD 1350 (shared room)

Meeting Point

Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) HND

Tokyo - Kyoto
The Ancient and Ultramodern
10 - 18 December 2023
Single room 1700 KD
Shared room 1350 KD*
Trip Highlights:
• Experience Japanese culture in all its forms, from the time of the Samurai to the cutting edge of modernity.  
• Visit an anime studio and learn how animations are made
• Try your hand at sushi-making with a professional chef
• See exotic kinds of seafood at the fish market
• Fight like a samurai and learn to handle a real Katana sword
• Observe a mesmerizing Buddhist Fire Ceremony
• Take part in a traditional tea ceremony and learn the proper way to enjoy matcha
• See the many talents of the Geisha and seize the opportunity to learn more about her way of life
• Choose from a variety of kimono patterns and try one on yourself
• Feel the beat during a Taiko drum class
• Stroll through famous Tokyo neighborhoods such as Shibuya, Ginza, and Akihabara.
• Get inspired by the fashion-forward youth of Japan at Harajuku.
• Zip through the countryside by Shinkansen (bullet train)
• Submerge your mind and engage your senses in an immersive art experience at TeamLab World
Mitsui Garden Hotel Otemachi
Price includes:
• 7 nights accommodation in a 4-star hotel
• Breakfasts
• Metro card for transportation in Tokyo
• Professional Japanese guide services
• Private car for transportation in Kyoto
• Workshops
• Admission fees
• Cooking class with a professional chef
• Anime studio entry fee
• TeamLab entry fee
• Entrance fees for all historical sites and temples
• Round trip Shinkansen fare to Kyoto
• Farewell Dinner
• Airport pickup and drop off**
Price does not include:
• International airfare
• Visa fees
• Travel or health insurance
• Personal expenses and purchases
• Early check in / Late check out fees
Sign up before: 10 November 2023
Note: For payments made by credit card, a 3% charge will be added to the total cost.  Customers who prefer to make a bank transfer may do so, but must bear the cost of the transfer fee.
*Customers who wish to stay in a shared room must bring their travel partner with them.  Blue Book will never room two strangers together in one room.
**Airport pickups and drop offs are priced for Haneda Airport, which is closer to central Tokyo.  If your flight departs or arrives from Narita, an extra KD 20 will be charged each way.

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Mohammad Al Maula

Group Leader