Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
Rising over the Japanese capital, Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo welcomes guests with impeccable design and gracious hospitality. With its coveted Nihonbashi address, and a bird’s eye view of the skyline, guests are close to Tokyo’s most prominent attractions.
Hop on a once in a lifetime luxurious helicopter ride for a view of Tokyo that simply can not be beat.
Visit a local sake brewery where you will taste fresh sake and learn all of the ends and outs of the world of sake and it's brewing process.
After watching a private morning practice at the sumo stable, experience a once in a lifetime sumo wrestling match with the best seats in the house.
Practice your skills with your private sushi chef who will teach you traditional sushi culinary techniques as well as how to slice sashimi.
Ryokan Gôra Kadan
A stay in Gôra Kadan, the former retreat of the Imperial Family, Kanin-no-miya, situated in the heart of Hakone National Park, is an invitation to bring your five senses to life by immersing yourself in the ancient Japanese way of life.
Visit the main attraction in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, Lake Ashi. Get lost in your own reflection in it's crystal clear water. Lake Ashi's most famous viewing point is known for it's symmetrical framing of Mt. Fuji on a clear day.
Calm yourself, relax and enjoy elegant fragrances prepared by a Ko-do master in a private incense ceremony.
Word on the street is it that eating one of these lucky black hard boiled eggs, called kuro-tamago, will add seven years to your life. Kuro-tamago can only be found in Owakudani, the Great Boiling Valley, a Hakone “hot spot” formed by the same volcanic eruption that created Lake Ashi.
Four Seasons Kyoto
Intimate and contemporary, Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto is set at the foot of a mountain in the scenic Higashiyama district of temples.
Enjoy a private geisha performance at an exclusive tea house. You will experience traditional dance paired with shamisen guitar music all while sipping sake and having a fabulous meal.
Relish in a private tea ceremony with a tea master where you will learn how to serve matcha tea using specialized utensils.
Kimono + Samurai Makeover
Have fun choosing your costume for the day from a collection that includes samurai, shogun, warrior, and geisha, while a professional stylist and makeup artist assists you to create the perfect look.