A visit to Japan will be filled with contradictions to the senses, so come prepared to experience a rich history that dates back centuries and see the latest modern trends in fashion and electronics; visit beautiful forests, mountains and sea coasts as well as futuristic architecture and transportation; meet polite and candid locals as well as lovers of Hello Kitty and karaoke.
Experiencing the bustle of modern Tokyo, visiting the Zenkoji temple in the Japanese Alps, discovering the snow monkeys bathing in the hot springs, cycling the Kibi Plains, exploring Kyoto’s temples.
Experiencing the past in Kyoto’s historic centre and the shrines of Nara, exploring Kanazawa Castle, losing yourself in the picturesque Kenroku-en Garden and the ‘Ninja’ Temple, marvelling at iconic Mt Fuji and Miyajima’s floating Torii Gate.
Taking in the views of Mt Fuji, staying in temple lodging and a traditional ryokan, gazing at the famous floating gate Miyajima Torii, exploring Kyoto’s Nijo Castle.
Experiencing the past at Takayama’s folk village and Kyoto’s historic centre, exploring Kanazawa Castle, loosing yourself in the picturesque Kenroku-en Garden and the ‘Ninja’ Temple, marvelling at iconic Mt Fuji and Miyajima’s floating Torii Gate.