Japan

Walking in Japan 2018

Beautiful countryside in autumn colours.


23 glorious days

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Estimated Price Range: $13,500 to $14,500 share twin
$1,900 to $2,500 single supplement
Tour Dates: November 2018
Tour Leader: Helen Tait
Inclusions: All airfares & taxes.
  Accommodation in 3-star & 4-star hotels and Ryokans
  All breakfasts and some meals
  All transportation and transfers by train and coach
  Group tipping
  Services of English-speaking local guides
 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore dynamic Tokyo and enjoy a dinner cruise around Tokyo Bay.
  • See Mt Fuji, Japan’s most famous landmark.
  • Walk between the historic villages of Magome and Tsumago.
  • Visit the charming town of Takayama.
  • Wander through Keroku-en, the famous Japanese landscape garden in Kanazawa.
  • Discover aspects of traditional Japan in Kyoto.
  • Be entertained by Geisha dancing and an instrumentalist.
  • Have Calligraphy and Origami lessons from talented teachers.
  • Sightsee in Matsue, a former feudal stronghold and known as “The City of Water”.
  • Visit the amazing Adachi Museum of Art, with its award winning garden.
  • Go to Naoshima Island, known for its modern art museums, architecture and sculptures.
  • Stroll in Kerakuen, a beautiful landscape garden.
  • Walk through Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, a place for reflection and reverence.
  • Take a ferry to Miyajima, the Island of Shrines.
  • Explore fascinating Koyasan, the centre of Shingon Buddhism.
  • Walk on part of a Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route.



See the Kumano Kodo:

Kumano Kobo

The Kumano Kodō is a series of ancient pilgrimage routes that crisscross the Kii Hantō, the largest Peninsula of Japan.

Adachi Museum

Exquisitic Japanese gardens cared for in the Adachi Museum.

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