JOURNEYS offers you a creative, affordable, dependable, hands-on experience of Japan. Celebrate the best of Japan’s past, present, and future on this family trip to the land of the rising sun. Your adventure begins in vibrant Tokyo, where you visit Senso-ji Temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo. From the Tokyo Skytree, you'll have panoramic views over Tokyo. You'll spend time exploring Tokyo by public transportation to the famous Meiji Jingu Shrine and Harajuku - a popular hangout spot for local Japanese teens. You'll also have time to explore Tokyo on your own. Next, travel south to Mt. Fuji and visit the observation center where hopefully you'll have the rare chance to view this shy mountain. At Lake Kawaguchi, visit a wind cave and folk village. Your adventure ends at historic Kyoto an interesting city that mixes traditional with modern Japan. Explore the city’s old streets, open-air museum, and many other delightful attractions. This exciting family tour of Japan satisfies all of your senses as it brings your family together through history, exotic culture and, above all, fun!
If your schedule permits, consider an extension to Hiroshima to view and learn more about events, past and present, at this historic site and then enjoy a short excursion to the nearby park island of Miyajima and its fascinating wild population of deer and monkeys.
JOURNEYS International has specialized in ecotourism since 1978. We offer you the best nature tours, safaris, treks, adventure travel, family and cultural trips on earth. Whether you call it an eco vacation, adventure travel, ecotravel, ecotour, sustainable travel or responsible travel, for nearly 30 years we have been creating ecologically sensitive and culturally responsible travel to exotic destinations around the world. Specialty ecotrips include women's tours, Kilimanjaro climbs, exploration cruises, festival trips, student group trips and cross cultural and wildlife safaris. Read more about JOURNEYS International.