Explore one of the most exciting and fast-paced and cosmopolitan cities in the world, Tokyo, originally a fishing village, named Edo that became a prominent political center in 1603. Discover Hakone, the gateway to the Mt Fuji region with its famous hot springs and stunning scenery. Experience Japan’s amazing Shinkansen bullet train between Hakone to Kyoto. In Kyoto, try your hand at one of Japan’s ancient art forms — tea ceremony, flower arrangement, calligraphy, origami, or cooking. Visit some of Nara’s ancient monuments such as Todaiji Temple, the world’s largest wooden building and Japan’s largest Buddha.