Traditional and Modern Japan

Start with a guided sightseeing tour of Tokyo including Tokyo Tower, Imperial Palace, and the districts of Asakusa – featuring the Sensoji temple and Nakamise shopping street – Omotesando and Harajuku. Then it’s off to the town of Hakone by coach to enjoy panoramic vistas of Mount Fuji. Pay tribute where the A-Bomb Dome stands at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum, and the Itsukushima Shrine at nearby Miyajima. End with a city tour of Kyoto including the Kinkakuji temple, Kiyomizu-dera temple, Nijo Castle, Handicraft Center, and Gion, Kyoto’s most famous geisha district. 8 nights in 4-star accommodations, bullet train in economy class, English-speaking local guides, airport transfers, daily breakfast, 4 lunches & 1 dinner