South Korea & Western Japan: Ancient Connections & Modern World Heritage
12 May — 28 May 2017 | Tour Director: Simon Kaner
This new cultural tour examines the interactions between ancient kingdoms in Korea and Japan. Tour Director Simon Kaner is an archaeologist specialising in the prehistory of Japan and the arrival of Buddhism into the country.
• Travel from the capitals of ancient Korean kingdoms through the heartlands of western Japan, tracing the interactions of the early kingdoms and, in particular, the arrival of Buddhism.
• Explore an extraordinary assembly of UNESCO World Heritage sites set amidst breathtaking scenery, from royal palaces to ancient temples.
• Journey along the remote western Honshu coast to the Izumo Grand Shrine, one of Japan’s most important Shinto shrines.
Simon Kaner , MA, PhD
archaeologist specialising in the prehistory of Japan
12 May — 28 May 2017
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return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, one lunch in Japan, 13 dinners with water, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
travel insurance, single room supplement £775.