Tokyo And Kyoto

This item appears on page 54 of the August 2012 issue.

9 days / 7 nights. Highlights: In Tokyo, Imperial Palace, Sumida River cruise, Asakusa Kannon Buddhist temple, Nakamise shopping arcade / in Kyoto, Nijo Castle / 1,001 statues of Kannon, goddess of mercy, at Sanjusangendo. Land, from $2,229. From Los Angeles, from $3,099. Virgin Vacations (Ft. Washington, PA; 888/937-8474).