Inland Sea of Japan

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MAY 8-18, 2018 From $5,995
Kyoto, Himeji, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Matsue, Osaka
Aboard L'Austral UCLA Faculty on Tour Activity Level: Moderate Hide This
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Inland Sea of Japan

MAY 8-18, 2018
Kyoto, Himeji, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Matsue, Osaka
Aboard L'Austral

Experience the timeless splendor of Japan and South Korea on this unique, custom-designed itinerary, featuring two nights in Kyoto and a seven-night cruise across the full length of the serene Inland Sea of Japan from Himeji, including historic ports of Japan such as Miyajima, Sakaiminato and Moji, and Ulsan, South Korea. On board the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship MS L’Austral, featuring only 110 ocean-view Suites and Staterooms, enjoy this 280-mile stretch of scenic, tranquil ocean with port of calls at captivating points of interest, including five UNESCO World Heritage sites. In the enchanting city of Kyoto, visit opulent temples and the Nijō Castle, an imperial gem. Walk through the imposing Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, tour the Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima with its awe-inspiring Great Torii Gate and see the impressive Himeji Castle, the oldest surviving feudal structure from medieval Japan. In Gyeongju, South Korea, visit the glorious Buddhist Bulguksa Temple and the ancient Silla Kingdom Royal Burial Mounds.

Cost: From $5,995
Thomas P. Gohagan & Company
Activity Level: Moderate
Faster pace, substantial distances covered, long walks, city walking tours over uneven walking surfaces and stair climbing.

UCLA Faculty on Tour

Mariko Tamanoi
Department of Anthropology
Professor Mariko Tamanoi teaches and conducts research in historical anthropology. She is the author of three books, Under the Shadow of Nationalism: Politics and Poetics of Rural Japanese Women, Crossed Histories: Manchuria in the Age of Empire, and Memory Maps: The State and Manchuria in Postwar Japan, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. Born and raised in Japan, Mariko first came to the United States as a Fulbright scholar, and currently is engaged in the book project titled Divided and United Children: Orphans in the Japanese Empire.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $800 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Thomas P. Gohagan & Company. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.