This item appears on page 54 of the May 2013 issue.

12 days/11 nights, departing May-October 2013. “Moderate” activity level (longest walking day, 12 miles). Most accommodations in traditional ryokan. Highlights: In Tokyo, National Museum, Meiji shrine/Nakasendo Trail in Kiso Valley/eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nara/To¯daiji Daibutsu-den, once the largest wooden building in the world/in Kyoto, Gion geisha district, Golden Pavilion. Land, $4,350. Single supp., $425. Active Journeys (Toronto, ON, Canada; 800/597-5594).