When visiting Japan, often called the “Land of the Rising Sun”, the first thing that will strike you will be the intertwining of the traditional and the modern which is the very essence of Japanese culture and possibly one of its principal attractions. Long lasting traditions pervade all aspects of life here and will fascinate the visitor. Contemporary high rise buildings contrast with an abundance of serene temples and shrines. The many beautiful ornamental gardens and ancient castles will bring to life a different era. Enjoy these tours of Japan, visiting futuristic Tokyo, with visit to snow-capped Mount Fuji as the highlight of the tour. Or visit culture-rich Kyoto and the commercial hub of Osaka.