May 20–23 — Kamakura & the Hot Springs Resort of Hakone
On this optional post-trip extension, travel outside of Tokyo for a two-night stay at a traditional Japanese inn, or ryokan, in the hot springs resort of Hakone. Weather permitting, enjoy wonderful views of Mt. Fuji. En route to Hakone, visit the historic center of Kamakura, with its Zen temples and famous Daibutsu, a giant bronze statue of Buddha. Conclude with a final night in Tokyo before flights home to the U.S.