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  • 'Autumn Leaves' Tour

    20 November - 3 December 2019

    Ceramics / Art / Culture / Architecture

    ​SHIKOKU - CHUGOKU - KYUSHU 'Autumn Leaves'

    (SHIKOKU, CHUGOKU & KYUSHU - TAKAMATSU, IYA VALLEY, MATSUE, OKAYAMA, NOASHIMA, TESHIMA, ARITA, TAKEOONSEN, NAGASAKI AND MORE)

    20 November - 3 December 2019

    From $7,000* AUD per person twin share (conditions & exclusions apply).

    To book or enquire further GO TO OUR CONTACT US PAGE.

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    “IF YOU REALLY WANT TO SEE JAPAN, JOIN ONE OF ROBERT DAY’S JAPAN TOURS” - “THE ORGANISATION WAS IMPECCABLE”

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    The 2019 "Autumn Leaves" Japan Tour promises to be a tour like no other. Starting on the island of Shikoku we will spend several days immersed in an artistic paradise with the beautiful Seto Inland Sea as a backdrop. Highlights include the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum, the Higashiyama Kaii Museum and the wonderful "Art Islands" of Naoshima and Teshima. We will then travel to Matsue to see the exquiste Adachi Museum and the Ueno Photography Museum before heafing to Okayama to visit the Edo Period village of Kurashiki and historic ceramic village of Imbe, home of Bizen ware. We then travel on to Kyushu, Japan's westernmost island is renowned for fine ceramics, therapeutic hot springs, fertile landscapes and unique cuisine. This tour will tap into the unique art, architecture, food and culture of Kyushu island, visiting Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Takeo Onsen and Arita, the birthpalce of Japanese porcelain, before finishing in historic city of Hiroshima.

    To book your place on the Shikoku-Chugoku-Kyushu “Autumn Leaves” Japan Tour or to find more details GO TO OUR CONTACT US PAGE.

    • Price is in Australian Dollars. Price excludes airfares, airport transfers and meals. The prices shown above are a guide to the best price and are subject to change without notice due to matters outside our control such as adverse currency fluctuations, unavailability of preferred accommodation, additional taxes, etc. Please enquire for further details, full terms and conditions and full inclusions and exclusions.

  • "Cherry Blossom" Tour

    21 - 31 March 2020

    Architecture / Design / Art

    TOKYO - KYOTO
    Architecture, Art, Design & Culture 'Cherry Blossom' Tour

    21 - 31 March 2020

    From $6,100* AUD per person twin share (conditions & exclusions apply).

    To book or enquire further GO TO OUR CONTACT US PAGE.

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    “DISCOVERING AND ENJOYING FAR MORE THAN WOULD HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT HIS ASSISTANCE“

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    This tour will spend 6 nights in Tokyo and 4 nights in Kyoto. You will experience: **

    •   Great contemporary architecture including works by Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Tadao Ando;

    •   DOCOMOMO and Modern Architectural classics;

    •   The National Museum of Western Art by Le Corbusier;

    •   Historic and traditional Japanese houses and buildings in Tokyo and Kyoto;

    •   International and local art exhibitions;

    •   21_21 Design Sight by Tadao Ando;

    •   Jiyu Gakuen School, Yamamura House & Imperial Hotel by Frank Lloyd Wright;

    •   Historic Temples and Shrines in Kyoto;

    •   The chance to meet with Japanese architects;

    •   Enjoy a range of delicious regional Japanese food.

    To book your place on the 2020 Cherry Blossom Japan Architecture, Art, Design and Culture Tour or to find out more details GO TO OUR CONTACT USPAGE.

    • Price is in Australian Dollars. Price excludes airfares, airport transfers and meals. The prices shown above are a guide to the best price and are subject to change without notice due to matters outside our control such as adverse currency fluctuations, unavailability of preferred accommodation, additional taxes, etc. Please enquire for further details, full terms and conditions and full inclusions and exclusions.

    ** Experiences noted above may change depending on availability, timing and weather conditions.

  • 2020 DOCOMOMO
    Japan Tour

    29 August - 10 September 2020

    Modern Architecture / Design

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    The next International Docomomo Conference will be held in Tokyo in September 2020, so if you are planning to visit Japan for conference, then The 2020 DOCOMOMO JAPAN TOUR is the perfect complement. This tour will offer the opportunity to see and visit some outstanding examples of Architecture of the Modern Movement in Japan, with buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Kenzo Tange, Le Corbusier, Fumihiko Maki and many more famous Japanese architects.

    Combine this with some wonderful architecture and art exhibitions and of course, Japanese food and culture, the 2020 DOCOMOMO Japan Tour will be a truly memorable experience.

    Even if you are not attending the conference it will be a great opportunity to visit Japan and experience the amazing architecture and culture of Japan.

    To find out more enquire here.

    **(Disclaimer: Note, the Robert Day Travel 2020 Docomomo Japan Tour is not associated with The 16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020 nor is it endorsed or organised by DOCOMOMO International, DOCOMOMO Japan, DOCOMOMO Australia).

  • 'Autumn Leaves' Tour

    14 - 28 November 2020

    Ceramics / Art / Culture / Architecture

    ​SHIKOKU - CHUGOKU - KYUSHU 'Autumn Leaves'

    (SHIKOKU, CHUGOKU & KYUSHU - TAKAMATSU, IYA VALLEY, MATSUE, OKAYAMA, NOASHIMA, TESHIMA, ARITA, TAKEOONSEN, NAGASAKI AND MORE)

    14 - 28 November 2020

    To enquire about pricing GO TO OUR CONTACT US PAGE. Register your interest now and we will keep you informed as the tour details are finalised.

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    “IF YOU REALLY WANT TO SEE JAPAN, JOIN ONE OF ROBERT DAY’S JAPAN TOURS” - “THE ORGANISATION WAS IMPECCABLE”

    Read testimonials from previous tour.

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    The 2020 "Autumn Leaves" Japan Tour promises to be a tour like no other. Starting on the island of Shikoku we will spend several days immersed in an artistic paradise with the beautiful Seto Inland Sea as a backdrop. Highlights include the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum, the Higashiyama Kaii Museum and the wonderful "Art Islands" of Naoshima and Teshima. We will then travel to Matsue to see the exquiste Adachi Museum and the Ueno Photography Museum before heafing to Okayama to visit the Edo Period village of Kurashiki and historic ceramic village of Imbe, home of Bizen ware. We then travel on to Kyushu, Japan's westernmost island is renowned for fine ceramics, therapeutic hot springs, fertile landscapes and unique cuisine. This tour will tap into the unique art, architecture, food and culture of Kyushu island, visiting Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Takeo Onsen and Arita, the birthpalce of Japanese porcelain, before finishing in historic city of Hiroshima.

    • Price is in Australian Dollars. Price excludes airfares, airport transfers and meals. The prices shown above are a guide to the best price and are subject to change without notice due to matters outside our control such as adverse currency fluctuations, unavailability of preferred accommodation, additional taxes, etc. Please enquire for further details, full terms and conditions and full inclusions and exclusions.

  • Art Island Tour

    14 - 21 March 2020

    Art / Architecture / Design​

    NAOSHIMA - TESHIMA - INUJIMA -  OKAYAMA
    ART ISLANDS

    14 - 21 March 2020

    From $6,200* AUD per person twin share (conditions & exclusions apply) LIMITED PLACES.

    To book or enquire further GO TO OUR CONTACT US PAGE.

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    “ROBERT’S ORGANIZATION WAS PHENOMENAL…. WE SAW MORE QUANTITY AND QUALITY WISE THAN WE COULD EVER HAVE MANAGED ON OUR OWN“

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    Join us for this incredible opportunity to visit the “Art Islands” of Naoshima, Inujima and Teshima as well as the famous pottery village of Imbe, the “time capsule” town of Kurashiki and the historic city of Okayama.

    To book or enquire GO TOUR CONTACT US PAGE.

    We can also offer you a package to extend your stay in Japan or to include airfares. Just ask for details.

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    This tour will spend 3 nights in Naoshima, 3 nights in Okayama and 1 night in Tokyo (first night stopover only). You will experience: **

    •   Great contemporary architecture of Tadao Ando on Naoshima

    •   Stunning scenery and areas of natural beauty of the Seto Inland Sea

    •   Naoshima Art House Project

    •   Inujima Seirensho Art Museum and Art House Project

    •   Famous pottery village of Imbe (home of Bizen ware)

    •   The extraordinary Teshima Art Museum

    •   Okayama, home to one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan

    •   The historic Edo-period merchant town of Kurashiki.

    To book or enquire GO TO OUR CONTACT US PAGE.

    • Price is in Australian Dollars. Price excludes airfares, airport transfers and meals. The prices shown above are a guide to the best price and are subject to change without notice due to matters outside our control such as adverse currency fluctuations, unavailability of preferred accommodation, additional taxes, etc. Please enquire for further details, full terms and conditions and full inclusions and exclusions.

    ** Experiences noted above may change depending on availability, timing and weather conditions.

  • Crafts Tour

    16 - 23 May 2020

    Architecture / Art / Culture

     

    Robert Day Travel is excited to join with Nicole McCarthy of “Hands on Workshop” to offer the 2020 Japan Crafts Tour. Join us for this exciting tour focusing on traditional Japanese crafts. Participate in hands on workshops, visit Japanese craft producers and learn about traditional Japanese crafts from artisans.

    Register your interest in the Japan Crafts Tour now or enquire about the the Japan Crafts Tour.

  • Art Architecture Design Tour

    7 - 17 October 2020

    Architecture / Design / Art

    TOKYO - KYOTO - KANAZAWA

    7 to 17 October 2020

    Enquire about pricing

    To enquire further GO TO OUR CONTACT US PAGE.

    Register your interest now and we will keep you informed as the tour details are finalised.

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    “DISCOVERING AND ENJOYING FAR MORE THAN WOULD HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT HIS ASSISTANCE“

    Read testimonials from previous tour.

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    Join Japan expert, Robert Day, as he travels through Japan to uncover the "essence" of Japanese design and highlight it's brilliance while immersed in the wider Japanese culture.

    To book or enquire GO TO OUR CONTACT US PAGE.

    We can also offer you a package to extend your stay in Japan or to include airfares. Just ask for details.

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    This tour will visit Tokyo, Kyoto and Kanazawa. You will experience: **

    •   Great contemporary architecture including works by Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Tadao Ando

    •   DOCOMOMO and Modern Architectural classics

    •   The National Museum of Western Art by Le Corbusier

    •   Historic and traditional Japanese houses & buildings in Tokyo and Kyoto

    •   International and local art exhibitions

    •   21_21 Design Sight by Tadao Ando

    •   Jiyu Gakuen School by Frank Lloyd Wright

    •   Historic Temples and Shrines in Kyoto

    •   The chance to meet with Japanese architects

    •   Enjoy a range of delicious regional Japanese food.

    To book or enquire GO TO OUR CONTACT US PAGE.

    • Price is in Australian Dollars. Price excludes airfares, airport transfers and meals. The prices shown above are a guide to the best price and are subject to change without notice due to matters outside our control such as adverse currency fluctuations, unavailability of preferred accommodation, additional taxes, etc. Please enquire for further details, full terms and conditions and full inclusions and exclusions.

    ** Experiences noted above may change depending on availability.

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"Cherry Blossom"
Tour

March
2020