“Japan Sampler”

This item appears on page 57 of the September 2009 issue.

8 days/7 nights. Highlights: Roppongi Hills Observatory in Tokyo/ascend halfway up Mt. Fuji/hot springs in Hakone/bullet train to Kyoto; see Kinkaku-ji Temple, 1,001 statues of Buddha at Sanjusangendo Temple/Nara Deer Park. Land only, from $3,099. Single supp., $600. General Tours (Keene, NH; 800/221-2216, www.generaltours.com).