Insider's Japan/Postponed Until 2023

A beautiful shrine surrounded by Japanese pines sits by a peaceful lake.

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A truly foreign and fascinating land of rich traditions and dizzying modernity is revealed on this well-crafted 13-day small group tour. 

See Tokyo and Kyoto’s highlights, engage in local life, and head off the beaten path to alluring historic destinations.  Begin in amazing Tokyo, where sightseeing includes the imposing Imperial Palace, Meiji Shrine, and a calligrapher’s gallery.  Then encounter magnificent Mt. Fuji and cruise on scenic Ashi Lake. 

After overnighting in a traditional ryokan inn, travel by express train to lovely Takayama in the Japanese Alps.  A traditional tea ceremony and a cooking class offer opportunities to experience Japanese culture firsthand.  In culturally rich Kanazawa, visit famed Kenrokuen Garden and a gold leaf museum. 

Touring of Japan’s cultural capital, Kyoto, includes the beloved Golden Pavilion temple, the extravagant Nijo-jo Castle, and the important Fushimi Inari shrine.  Discover cosmopolitan Hiroshima, reborn from its atomic destruction, with an optional 3-day/2-night post-tour extension.


From approximately $6584 (includes air from San Francisco)

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For more information or to reserve your place on tour, please call the tour operator ODYSSEYS UNLIMITED toll-free at 1-888-370-6765. 
Map detailing the trip route through multiple cities in Japan.

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