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Discovering Japan and its Textiles with Dr. Martha Wolfe

Discovering Japan and its Textiles

14 May 2023

13 days

$5,795

per person, twin share (land tour only).
$840 supplement for sole use of a hotel room.

 

 


Tour Leader

Dr Martha Wolfe

Tour Info

 

OVERVIEW 

I’m thrilled to share this curated tour featuring some of Japan’s most beautiful and exciting destinations. We’ll closely explore Kyoto, thMap Discovering Japan and its Textilese cultural heart of Japan as well as venturing off the beaten path to take a deeper dive into the broader traditional textiles and history of Japan.

Filled with museum visits and workshops led by master craftspeople, you’ll discover a wide variety of textiles and other traditional arts. We will visit many sites of great cultural and historical significance and enjoy the unparalleled serenity of Japan’s natural landscapes and beautiful gardens.

Every day, you’ll have a chance to enjoy delicious Japanese cuisine, from modern street food to traditional dinners. You’ll stay at a traditional inn with the chance to experience a renowned onsen hot bath. There will be endless opportunities to purchase gorgeous, one-of-a-kind fabrics for your projects, and other treasures from the many shops and flea markets you’ll visit. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I hope you’ll join me in exploring Japan!

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 13-day tour in Japan focusing on textiles, culture, and lifestyle
  • Explore Kyoto, the cultural heart of Japan
  • Filled with museum visits and workshops led by master craftspeople
  • Visit many sites of great cultural and historical significance
  • Enjoy the unparalleled serenity of Japan’s natural landscapes and beautiful gardens
  • Stay at a traditional inn with the chance to experience a renowned onsen hot bath
  • Endless opportunities to purchase gorgeous, one-of-a-kind fabrics for your projects, and other treasures from the many shops and flea markets

Detailed Itinerary

Discovering Japan and its Textile with Dr Martha Wolfe

START & FINISH

The tour starts at 6.00pm, Sunday May 14, at Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka and finishes on Friday May 26, at Kansai International Airport. Please contact us to arrange your arrival transfer from Kansai or ITAMI Airport. 

Itinerary

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

For tour itinerary, please contact Opulent Quilt Journeys 877 235 3767 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tour Leader

 

DR MARTHA WOLFE

This tour is designed and led by award-winning fiber artist Martha Wolfe, founding member of the international art quilting group, Viewpoints 9. Martha is a seasoned international traveler and has taught and exhibited in locations around the world. The tour is created for those who share Martha’s love of travel, and exploring with a focus on textiles and quilts, Japan’s rich cultural history and the beauty of the ever-changing Japanese landscape.

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Inclusions

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS

What is included in the tour price?

  • Transportation in Japan, including trains and chartered coaches
  • Shared arrival and departure transfer 
  • 12 nights twin-share accommodation at well-appointed hotels with breakfast daily
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • Visits and workshops as stated in the itinerary
  • An English-speaking guide throughout the trip in Japan

What is not included in the tour price?

  • International airfares to Japan
  • Travel insurance
  • Porterage at hotels & personal expenses
  • Gratuities and anything not mentioned

 

Due to the constant changes in the COVID restrictions worldwide, we highly recommend that passengers wait to purchase air tickets until the following:

1. The tour reaches the minimum number to travel.
2. Prior to the due date of their final payment (three months before departure), we will notify passengers the travel status and the requirements for travel to their destination. At that time they may choose to proceed with the tour or not. If they choose to cancel they may apply their non-refundable deposit to any other Opulent Quilt Journeys Tour within 18 months.

Please note: If passengers purchase tickets and the tour is cancelled or moved to a new date, we are not responsible for any loss regarding their ticket purchase.

 

Hotels

 

HOTELS

Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka, Osaka (1 night)
https://www.marriott.com.au/hotels/travel/osays-sheraton-miyako-hotel-osaka/

JR Hotel Clement Tokushima (2 nights)
https://www.jrclement.co.jp/tokushima/en/

Hotel Granvia Okayama, Okayama (2 nights)
https://www.jrwesthotels.com/en/hotels/okayama/

Oyado Tsukiyo No Usagi, Izumo (2 nights)

The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Umekoji (5 nights)
https://www.the-royalpark.jp/the/kyotoumekoji/en/

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Fitness Requirements

 

 


Bookings

For further information or to secure a place on this tour please contact:

877 235 3767
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