This item appears on page 46 of the March 2020 issue.

13-day, 12-night “strenuous”-level hiking trip in northern JAPAN. Six days of hiking 2-6 hours a day. Departures Aug. 21 & Sept. 11, 2020. Highlights: In Tokyo, Sensō-ji Buddhist temple/hike to Nikko Nat’l Park/cruise Sumida River to Hamarikyu Gardens/Oze Nat’l Park/Tochiomata Hot Spring/bullet train to Dewa Sanzan for 13th-century Gyokusenji Temple/feudal town of Kakunodate/bike through Tono valley. From $4,950 ppdo. Single supp., $390. Oku Japan (Kyoto, Japan; in US, 888/683-4929,