This classic 13 night tour introduces you to some of the cultural and natural locations that have given Japan its reputation as a land of mysterious spirituality and exquisite aesthetics.
Your journey will begin in Tokyo, where you’ll discover the serenity of Hamarikyu Gardens and the high energy of the Shibuya district. Next, you’ll hop on the iconic bullet train to travel to Hakone National Park, where you’ll be able to admire dramatic scenery, art, and bask in a hot spring bath at the foot of Mount Fuji. From here, you’ll journey onto Osaka – the Kitchen of Japan – where you’ll sample superb street food. From here, you’ll circle back north to soak up the culture in the cultural capital, Kyoto; home to thousands of stunning temples and fascinating geisha districts. The later part of the tour takes in a few more rural areas in the main island, including traditional Takayama – famous for thatched roof cottages and traditional crafts – and beautiful Kamikochi – one of Japan’s most beautiful national parks. Your journey will conclude back in vibrant Tokyo.