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Insiderís Japan

Insider's Japan

April 15 - April 27, 2015

Activity Level:  Moderately Active

Tour highlights include:

  • In Tokyo, visit the historic Imperial Palace, the Buddhist Asakusa Kannon temple, and take a tour of the gallery of famous calligrapher Koshun Masunaga.
  • Journey to Mount Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and see the stunning beauty of Mount Fuji, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its artistic inspiration.
  • In Suwa, spend a night at a traditional ryokan.
  • Enjoy a sake tasting and then spend time exploring shops in the San-machi-suji district.
  • Visit the Miyagawa Morning Market in Takayama, where vendors sell an array of goods and food.
  • Tour the picturesque Shirakawago Gassho-zukuri Village, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • In Kanazawa, explore the Kenrokuen Garden, see the Ishikawa Gate and visit the Nagamachi Samurai district.
  • Spend three full days in Kyoto with time to visit the Ryoan-ji Temple, attend a traditional tea ceremony and take a cycling tour through the grounds of the Imperial Palace.

Optional Post-Tour Extension: Hiroshima, 3 days/2 nights

Price: TBA
Single Supplement:  TBA

Operator: Odysseys Unlimited

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