Sacred Traditions: Japan Revealed

Kyoto, Japan
October 13, 2017
19 Days
Overland Adventure
16 Guests
From $15,980

Additional Departure: October 12, 2018

The Culture of Japan

Expedition Highlights

  • Join Mark Brazil on an itinerary designed specifically for those with an appreciation of Japanese arts, cuisine, customs, culture, and nature.
  • Learn about many of Japan’s traditional industries, from wasabi, rice, and tea growing to washi paper manufacturing and saké brewing.
  • Participate in a drum training session with a member of the famous Kodo troupe on Sado Island.
  • Spend three nights in the historical town of Kanazawa—experience a tea ceremony, visit the famous gardens of Kenroku-en, and explore the extraordinary art installations of the 21st Century Museum.
  • Admire Japan’s autumn colors and view rare wildlife, including the Japanese crested ibis and Oriental stork that are recovering from near extinction.

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