If you have never been to Japan, you can experience it through the ease of a guided group tour, scheduled for September 10-22, 2016. Co-sponsored by The North American Post and the Hokubei Hochi Foundation, the tour includes seven cities — Tokyo, Kyoto, Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go, Takayama, Hiroshima, and Hyogo Prefecture. Day trips to Yokohama and Kobe can also be included.
Experience metropolis Tokyo embraced by historic and traditional Japan including the magnificent Edo Museum, Ginza shopping district, sumo wrestling stadium (Ryogoku Kokugikan), Asakusa’s “Sensoji” Temple, and more. Be transported into the Edo period in Kanazawa with the many historic attractions such as Kenrokuen, one of Japan’s “three best landscape gardens.” Shirakawa-go lies in the remote mountains and is declared a UNESCO world heritage site where you will see thatched roof farmhouses “gassho-zukuri” and then travel to a neighboring city, Takayama, a beautifully preserved old town, gorgeous and very rural in nature.
Take a ride on the bullet train “shinkansen” to Kyoto, the former imperial capital of Japan.
With literally thousands of shrines, temples, gardens, and women in kimono walking alongside with the many foreign visitors, you will fall in love with all that Kyoto offers.
The total cost of the tour is $3,890 (12 days, double occupancy).
The airfare-only is $1,343 (non-stop on All Nippon Airways)
The registration deadline is fast approaching.