Sacred Traditions: Japan Revealed

Sacred Traditions: Japan Revealed
October 12, 2018
19 Days
Overland Adventure
14 Guests
From $18,680

Additional Departure: October 13, 2017

Japanese Local

Expedition Highlights

  • Join Mark Brazil on an itinerary designed specifically for those with an appreciation of Japanese arts, cuisine, customs, and culture.

  • Learn about many of Japan’s traditional industries, from wasabi, rice, and tea growing to washi paper manufacturing and sake 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 some of the country’s rare and unusual wildlife, including the Japanese crested ibis that is recovering from near extinction.

Expedition Team

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