about this trip
The 11-day journey offers travellers a glimpse into the many sides of Japan. Get an up-close look into the modern side of Japan with a visit to the bustling capital of Tokyo, a huge metropolis filled with towering skyscrapers, densely-packed streets and busy pedestrian intersections. Marvel at the natural beauty of Japan with a visit to a breathtaking site such as the world-famous Mt. Fuji and tranquil Lake Ashi. Later drive to the rural region of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama both UNESCO World Heritage Sites known for the famous traditional gassho-zukuri thatched-roof farmhouses. Continue to the historic Oumicho Market, a busy and colourful market famous for regional specialities. Finally, immerse yourself in the deep and unique culture and spirituality of this country by seeing various historic, sacred and UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Nijo-jo Castle, Kinkaku-ji temple and Kiyomizo temple in Kyoto.