Japan is always one of our most in-demand destinations. It's a fascinating country with endless opportunities for incredible cultural interactions, culinary experiences and excursions in beautiful landscapes.
We're delighted that our private, culture-focused Japan tours are featured in Travel + Leisure magazine's current Trips of a Lifetime issue and in the current holiday issue of Veranda magazine. Both publications highlight our expertise in Japan and the special insider access we arrange for our travelers visiting the country.
View our Japan tours, and pick up a copy of these magazines on newsstands now!
Artisans of Leisure arranges exclusive, over-the-top private luxury safaris throughout Africa, including top safari destinations such as Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Botswana.
We've recently returned from our latest trip to beautiful Kenya and breathtaking Victoria Falls, both dream destinations for luxury, wildlife, cultural touring and scenery.
In Kenya, we saw wild African animals on game drives in the renowned Maasai Mara, visited animal orphanages and crafts workshops in Nairobi and rode horses in Mount Kenya National Park. In Victoria Falls, we visited multiple viewpoints along the rim of the waterfall, took a private cruise on the Zambezi River, had afternoon tea in a historic setting, and enjoyed game drives on a private wildlife reserve filled with elephants, giraffes, zebras and native birds.
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See photos from our Kenya and Victoria Falls trip.
Kenya and Victoria Falls combine easily with other destinations in Africa, including Tanzania, Rwanda, Botswana and South Africa. Contact us to start planning a luxury African safari.
With white truffles, Barolo and Barbaresco wines, and Michelin stars galore, the Piedmont region is one of Italy's top gastronomic destinations.
We've just returned from a trip to Piedmont during the height of the truffle season. In addition to perusing the acclaimed Alba International White Truffle Fair, we sampled excellent wines at top local wineries, went truffle hunting, visited beautiful hilltop towns and castles in the UNESCO-inscribed Langhe-Roero and Monferrato region and dined on exquisite regional cuisine in the birthplace of the Slow Food movement.
Read more about our recent visit to Piedmont, and see photos on our blog.
Bhutan is an amazing cultural destination that keeps getting better as luxury hotel options expand. Six Senses is the latest luxury lodge group in the Himalayan kingdom, with four current lodges and a fifth opening in 2020. They join the Aman, Taj and COMO properties already established throughout the country.
Our private Bhutan tours combine the best luxury lodges in each location with flexible private touring of the country's traditional culture and beautiful landscapes. Among the many options we arrange are hiking to iconic Tiger's Nest monastery, touring historic dzongs, attending colorful Buddhist festivals, visiting a local family in their farmhouse, market visits, cooking classes, archery lessons, meditating with monks and a meeting with a traditional astrologer. We can also arrange river rafting, multiday hikes and other soft-adventure activities.
All of our private Bhutan tours include a private escort guide for the ultimate level of service, knowledge and insider access.
Contact one of our Asia travel experts to start planning.
Coffee is one of many wonderful reasons to visit Colombia. Several of our private Colombia tours feature time in the Coffee Triangle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of traditional farming methods, well-preserved villages and beautiful mountain landscapes deep in the Andes. In the region, our travelers can enjoy highlights such as private coffee tastings, behind-the-scenes tours of plantations and hiking through a cloud forest in the Cocora Valley.
Beyond coffee country, our Colombia tours offer the best of this diverse country, such as touring beautiful colonial-era architecture in Cartagena's Old Town; seeing glittering pre-Colombian artifacts in the Gold Museum; learning about the country's rich biodiversity in the jungle; meeting local people in traditional villages; taking a salsa lesson; visiting the underground Salt Cathedral outside Bogota; meeting with an orchid grower; and reservations at the best restaurants in the country.
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Read more about coffee touring in Colombia on our blog.
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There's still plenty of time to plan a wonderful India tour during peak season. Artisans of Leisure arranges exclusive experiences throughout the country, including private meals at royal residences, wildlife safaris, family activities, meetings with renowned culinary experts and staying at India's most opulent hotels.
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We had the most AMAZING time in Peru, Chile and Argentina.
Every guide and every accommodation was outstanding. Simply WOW.
The things we experienced along the way were empowering and eye-opening. Majestic landscapes at every turn, from dramatic mountains and glaciers to rainforests and the bush.
~ Ivana Stolnik, East Setauket, NY
Another 11 out of 10 for Artisans of Leisure!
~ A.D., Hollis, NH
Our trip to Egypt was memorable beyond all of our expectations and we attribute that not only to the amazing sites, but also to the incredible attention to detail at every stage by the entire Artisans of Leisure team.
~ S.W., Anaheim, CA
Our Portugal trip was fantastic!
Everything was wonderful: dealing with our Artisans of Leisure travel specialist, the accommodations, guides, drivers and tour excursions.
~ E.W., Ardsley, NY
We had an amazing time in Morocco and would highly recommend the trip and Artisans of Leisure to our friends.
~ D.G. Greenwich, CT
We highly recommend planning ahead if you want to experience the best of Europe, especially during peak season. Need ideas? Consider:
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