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Travel with us to Japan
August 2023

Join us on a 12-day expert-guided trip to Japan this August
Cost: $3300 to $4400 depending on enrollment, plus airfare
Dates: August 5 to 16, 2023 

  • Tokyo: 3 days (Asakusa, Shinjuku, Shibuya, TeamLab Planets)

  • Koyasan: 1 day (Jofukuin temple, Okunoin cemetery) 

  • Kyoto: 4 days (Kinkakuji, Ryoanji, Kiyomizudera; Day trips to Nara, Himeji)

  • Hiroshima: 2 days (Miyajima Island, Peace Memorial Park) 

Explore this beautiful land with two expert guides, both fluent in Japanese. The exchange rate is the best it’s been in 30 years, making it a great time to go. Dr. Tim Stout has been teaching Japanese for 25 years and has led numerous guided tours to Japan over the past 12 years. 

Trip Description: 

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Japan this summer!

Discover the Land of the Rising Sun on a 12-day expert-guided adventure this August. Join us as we explore the vibrant cities, ancient temples, and historical landmarks that make Japan truly enchanting.


Dates: August 5 to 16


Immerse yourself in the dynamic energy of Tokyo, where modernity meets tradition. Spend 3 captivating days exploring iconic neighborhoods such as Asakusa, Shinjuku, Shibuya, and indulge your senses at the mesmerizing TeamLab Planets exhibition.


Uncover the spiritual secrets of Koyasan during a serene 1-day visit. Explore the sacred Jofukuin temple and wander through the ethereal beauty of Okunoin cemetery, where ancient spirits reside.


In Kyoto, spend 4 unforgettable days delving into the heart of Japanese culture. Marvel at the golden splendor of Kinkakuji, contemplate the Zen gardens of Ryoanji, and visit the iconic Kiyomizudera temple. Venture on day trips to the charming city of Nara and the majestic Himeji Castle, immersing yourself in Japan's rich heritage.


Pay homage to history in Hiroshima, where 2 days await you. Witness the ethereal beauty of Miyajima Island with its iconic floating torii gate and explore the moving Peace Memorial Park, a testament to resilience and peace.


Throughout this magnificent journey, you'll be accompanied by two expert guides, both fluent in Japanese. Their deep knowledge and passion for Japan will ensure a seamless experience, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the wonders of this beautiful land.


Cost Range: $3300 to $4400 plus airfare, depending on enrollment 


Don't miss this incredible opportunity to explore Japan's captivating blend of ancient traditions and cutting-edge innovation. Limited spots are available, so reserve your place now and prepare for an adventure of a lifetime!


Contact us today to secure your spot on the Summer 2023 Japan Trip!

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