This item appears on page 40 of the July 2019 issue.

Bird’s-eye view of Mt. Aso’s caldera in Kyushu, Japan. Photo by Steve Parker for InsideJapan Tours

14 days, 13 nights in JAPAN, Nov. 15-28, 2019. Group limit, 14. Highlights: Kyoto/bullet train to Nagasaki for Glover Garden, Dejima island/hot springs resort at Unzen Onsen national park/in Kumamoto, shodo calligraphy workshop, samurai castle, Suizenji Garden/helicopter ride over Mt. Aso’s caldera/ferry from Kagoshima to subtropical island of Yakushima, home to deer, monkeys, ancient trees/chopstick-making workshop. From $5,285 ppdo. Single supp., from $483. InsideJapan Tours (Boulder, CO; 303/952-0379,