Insider's Japan | August 26 - September 7, 2024

Travel with the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) from August 26 - September 7, 2024, on a special 13-day small group tour to discover the superb art, remarkable history, exquisite cuisine, and stunning landscapes of Japan.

Begin in Tokyo, with two full days exploring Japan’s capital. Travel to Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park to experience the world’s most revered volcano, followed by an overnight in a ryokan, a traditional Japanese inn. Take a bullet train to historic Takayama, and attend a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Explore culturally rich Kanazawa before concluding with three nights in Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital. An optional three-day, two-night post-tour extension to cosmopolitan Hiroshima, the “City of Peace,” is also available.