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12-day, 11-night visit. Departures March 15 & 29, April 12, 2021. Highlights: On HONSHU, transfer from Osaka to Kyoto to see moss garden at 6th-century Saiho-ji Temple, 500-year-old stone garden at Ryōan-ji Temple, Silver Pavilion Zen temple/deer park in Nara/on Day 5, train to Hiroshima for ferry to Matsuyama on SHIKOKU island/en route to Kochi, candle-making workshop/in Iya Valley, 300-year-old farmhouse, boat ride in Oboke Gorge/in Nagoro, kakashi (scarecrow) village/Shinto shrine in Kotohira. $14,625 ppdo (group of 6-8). Single supp., $1,985. Geographic Expeditions (San Francisco, CA; 866/938-7411,