A tour of Japan combines ancient traditions with glorious natural landscapes and spiritual wonders. The closed society of pre-19th century Japan was the last major civilisation to engage with the rest of the world. Nevertheless, Japanese culture and history have had an extraordinary influence on the progress of the modern world. The archaeological sites of Japan are still difficult to visit, especially as an independent traveller, but they are well worth a visit. From the fiery ceramics of the Jomon Neolithic to temples and Shoguns’ castles, experience Japan’s fascinating story on an expert-led tour.