Hike and bike your way through the hills and rivers of Japan's old capital, Kyoto.
See some of Japan's beautifully iconic destinations, such as the majestic Heian Jingu, the vibrant, vermillion torii gates of Fushimi Inari Taisha, and Kinkakuji, otherwise known as the Golden Pavilion.
Visit little-known Uji, a beautiful town south of Kyoto with a long history of tea cultivation and home to ancient temples and shrines.
Hike Mount Hiei for stunning mountain views and visit one of Japan's most prominent and politically powerful temples.
And finally, travel on to Japan's second largest metropolitan area, Osaka.