Start in Tokyo and then journey to Mt. Fuji. Commune with snow monkeys in their natural habitat and photograph the rice terraces encircled in mystical fog in Tokamachi at the Golden Hour.
Sayonara Tokyo Tour, high speed bullet train, high alpine, golden hour rice terraces, delicious Japanese sake, fine dining, Shinto Maiko maidens, mineral-rich, milky-white onsen experience.
Tokyo Street Photography and shoot Tokyo’s Night Skyline. Ancient Pilgrim Routes. Delicious Sake and Japanese Cuisine. Astrophotography in the Japanese Alps. Onsen Experience. Up close and personal with Japanese Snow Monkeys.
Tour offered for 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Mt. Fuji Tour, Lake Kawaguchiko, The Fuji Five Lakes, Hakone Sightseeing Cruise, Hakone Tour, Amazake-Chaya Tea House, Mt. Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station, Chureito Pagoda, plus much more off the beaten path tour.
Snow Monkeys, Nature's Valley, Takada Samurai Castle, Delicious Japanese Cuisine, Shibu Onsen, Apallusion 2018, and Tsubame Myoko Onsen
Tokyo street photography, Tokyo night photography, Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Sky Tree, Marunouchi, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Mt. Fuji Kawaguchiko Autumn Leaves Festival, Yamanakako Yuyake no Nagisa Fall Foliage Festival, Chureito Pagoda Scene, Subaru 5th Station
Mt. Fuji Autumn Leaves, Chureito Pagoda, Subaru 5th Station, Kawaguchiko Autumn Leaves Experience and Matsuris plus illumination of Maple Trees Festival, Momiji Corridor, Fuji Five Lakes, Hakone Edo Checkpoint, Lake Ashi, Amazake Chaya Tea House, Odawara Castle, Enoura Observatory
Hakone majestic views of Mount Fuji, Old Tokaido road, and Checkpoint, The Fuji Five Lakes, Station 5 mt fuji The Sea of Trees, Fuji San Grand Shrine, Chureito Pagoda; Nikko UNESCO World Heritage Site Japanese Architectural Masterpieces.
Nikko, Toshogu Shrine Tokugawa Ieyasu Shogun, Zen Gardens, Ancient Buddhist Temples/Shrines, Mt. Fuji, Mythological Forests.
Enter the world of ancient mystical Japan, go places you hear of in legends. Seek answers to the legendary Honjo Masamune Katana. Zen Buddhism held a great appeal to many samurai, it’s simplicity provided the way to Bushido. Join Arland Ben and your tour leader on this pilgrimage.
Japan Autumn Leaves photo tour Nagano hosted the Olympics and is home to the snow monkeys Matsumoto Castle Anraku-Ji Zen Temple.
Explore Mt. Fuji Lake Kawaguchiko autumn leaves festival Momiji corridor Itchiku Kubota Art Museum Sengen Shrine Chureito Pagoda.
Luxury vacation stay where John Lenon and Albert Einstein did when in Japan. Hakone, Mt. Fuji, Matsumoto Castle, 3 nights at the Real Life Spirited Away Japanese Ryokan.
Hokkaido Photography Tour, Top Wildlife & Birding Workshop, Steller’s Sea Eagle, Sika Deer, Golden Eagle, White-Tail Eagle, Hokkaido Landscapes, Ainu, The Japan photo adventure of a lifetime
Tour highlights include Tokyo, Hanami Viewing Party, Mt. Fuji, Samurai Castle, Hakone, Geisha Procession, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Snow Monkeys, Sea of Japan.