Following an introduction to the treasures of Kyoto and Nara, cruise aboard the smallest deluxe expedition ship
available in the waters surrounding Japan, venturing to the tranquil historic centers of Uwajima, Hagi and Matsue, the cultured arts center of Kanazawa and the charming islands of Naoshima, Miyajima and Sado, then up north to remote Hokkaido. The 114-passenger Caledonian Sky provides a comfortable base for the journey, without the strain of overland travel or repeated packing and unpacking. Excursions highlight ancient traditions of the country as well as cutting-edge modern arts and architecture.
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- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
- Departure Dates
- Apr 14, 2020 - Apr 28, 2020
John Meffert, consultant on Heritage Conservation Services, has a long tradition with the National Trust. He has served as the Director for our Southern Office from and was the director of the Preservation Society of Charleston, the oldest nonprofit organization in the United States, responsible for preserving the historic resources of Charleston, S.C. John has delighted many study tour groups with his lectures and insights on preservation, and receives rave reviews as study leader.
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