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Insider’s Japan

April 30–May 12, 2025

Tour Operator: Odysseys Unlimited

Activity Level: Moderate

Activity details below

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A truly fascinating land of rich traditions and dizzying modernity is revealed on this well-crafted 13-day small group tour. See highlights of amazing Tokyo and cultural capital Kyoto, engage in local life, and experience fascinating historic destinations.


  • Tokyo touring, including Imperial Palace District, Meiji Shrine, and Tokyo National Museum
  • Stunning scenery of Mt. Fuji and Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and cruise on Ashi Lake
  • Overnight stay in traditional ryokan
  • Takayama’s ancient streets and houses
  • Hands-on cooking class
  • Shirakawago Gassho-zukuri Village, a UNESCO site
  • Culturally-rich Kanazawa with visit to Kutani pottery kiln
  • Tour of Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital, including Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Nijo-jo Castle, and Nishiki Market
  • Traditional tea ceremony

Activity Details

  • Walk 2-4 miles per day, often on uneven terrain
  • Uneven, steep terrain at Fuji National Park
  • Many stairs throughout tour, often 100+ at one time (most notably in train stations and at temples)
  • Need to take shoes off to enter various temples and sites
  • Embarkation/disembarkation of multiple trains

Cost Details

Please see tour brochure for details.

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Map of tour region


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