The Beauty of Japan
Renowned for its Gardens
Embark on a journey to Japan, a nation internationally acclaimed for its gardens and appreciation of horticulture. From Tokyo to Kyoto, temples to stunning gardens, this exclusive tour offers a better understanding and appreciation for this East Asian land. Visit two of the Big Three Gardens of Japan, several other well-known gardens, and some handpicked favorites of the locals. Expert historians provide fascinating background on Japan’s history, Geisha life, and the skill of wood block printmaking. Additional highlights include travel via the famous Shinkansen, or “bullet train,” to Nagano and a cable car ride in Hakone for spectacular views of Mt. Fuji.