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Wherever you want to go and whatever you want to do, we are here to help. But if you are looking for a unique experience and unforgettable memories, take your trip beyond a getaway and bring something back with you. Travel is about self-discovery, but it is also about fostering international relationships and creating connections across our planet. Be a part of unifying our world: build connections, learn the culture, and reconnect with nature–all while savoring your personal journey of self-discovery.

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Taiwan offers diverse landscapes, rich culture, and delectable cuisine. Explore misty mountains and beautiful beaches in national parks like Alishan, Yangmingshan, and Taroko Gorge. Embrace the vibrant culture through bustling night markets, ancient temples, and traditional festivals. Modern cities like Taipei, Tainan, and Kaohsiung blend history and innovation, with skyscrapers and artistic scenes. Indulge in Taiwan’s renowned street food scene with dishes like stinky tofu and bubble tea. Thrill-seekers can surf along the East Coast or hike challenging trails. Discover all that Taiwan has to offer.

What Makes Taiwan Unique? 

A rare blend of Chinese, Japanese, and indigenous traditions. 

Diverse landscapes and natural beauty.

A leading technology manufacturer and the world’s #1 microchip producer. 

A tumultuous history that displays the country’s intense resilience.

A world-renowned presence in the arts. 

a rare blend of modern and traditional architecture that seamlessly coexist. 

An emphasis on friendliness and hospitality. 

Some of the best and most diverse culinary experiences in the world. 

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Japan, a mesmerizing archipelago in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, beckons travelers to embark on an unforgettable journey of discovery. Nestled between the timeless beauty of ancient traditions and the pulsating energy of modern marvels, Japan presents a unique blend of past and future. Embrace warm hospitality, savor exquisite cuisine, and journey through breathtaking natural wonders. This captivating nation weaves a spellbinding tapestry of tradition, innovation, and natural beauty.

What makes Japan Unique?

A rich cultural heritage dating back thousands of years.

An International presence in tech industries like gaming, robotics, and transportation.

Diverse natural beauty from tropical paradises to winter wonderlands.

Some of the highest quality culinary mastery in the world.

A playground of pop culture and fashion trends enjoyed by all ages.

Respect, community, and hospitality are at the forefront of society.

A rich and vibrant festival culture.

Renowned hot springs and a vibrant bathing culture.

Peace, harmony, and nature are key elements of everyday life.

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11 Day Back roads of Japan Tour with Project Expedition

***Note: meals are largely excluded on this tour and are the responsibility of tour members***

Days 1-2: Tokyo

There is no itinerary upon arrival until the welcome meeting which will take place in the evening. The first day will consist of learning more about your tour and meeting your guides. Day two is a walking tour of the fashion district of Harajuku. This eclectic district is popular for its eccentric fashion and youth culture. In the afternoon you will get a chance to visit Sensoji Temple, Meiji Shrine, and the surrounding attractions. 

Day 3: Nagano

You will take Japan’s famed bullet train to Nagano before checking into your accommodations. The highlight of this trip is the Jigokudani Monkey Park, where you will get to observe Japan’s bathing snow monkeys enjoying a bath in the natural hot springs.

Day 4: Matsumoto/Nagano

Enjoy a day trip to visit one of Japan’s most beloved castles: Matsumoto Castle. Afterwards, return to Nagano to venture off to Zenkoji Temple, one of Japan’s last standing pilgrimage sties. 

Day 5: Ōtsu 

Travel in the morning to Ōtsu for some stunning views of Japan’s largest lake: Lake Biwa. Top off the night with a delicious ramen dinner. 

Day 6-7: Hagi

Enjoy a quick breakfast before an extended drive to Hagi. You will then check into your local homestay. Pack for two nights as your remaining luggage will be sent to the next destination by your tour company. Make sure you pack comfortably for outdoor activities. This is a chance to experience life like a local as you meet your host family and take part in a welcome ceremony and dinner. 

Day two is an active day as you take a guided cycle tour around Hagi Castle. Afterward, you will have time to participate in seasonal activities with the locals. You will enjoy a homecooked dinner with your host family.

Day 8-9: Tottori

After breakfast with your host family, take a scenic trip by train on your way to Mihomisumi. There, enjoy learning the art of Washi paper making before hopping on another train to Tottori. 

In the morning, explore the unusual Tottori Sand Dunes along the Sea of Japan’s coastline. After that, make your way to the local fish market for some fantastic seafood lunch options. End the day with a trip to Kyoto to check in to your accommodations. 

Days 10-11: Kyoto

Take a morning trip to the well-known Fushimi Inari-Taisha, one of Kyoto’s many beautiful local shrines. This is where you will find the mystical  trail of torii gates along its trails. After this, you will have free time to explore what Kyoto has to offer. Recommended sites include a walk through the geisha district of Gion, exploration of Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion, and a visit to Kiyomizu Temple. 

The next day marks the end of the tour. Public transit is available to the airport, or you can speak to your guide to help find accommodations if you wish to extend your stay. 

Sample of an 11-Day Intrepid Tour

Days 1-2: Taipei City

Take the first day to relax and unwind after your travels before joining your group for dinner. After a good night’s sleep, enjoy learning about Taiwan’s love of sweet potatoes at Sweet Potato Mama for some spud-filled activities. Check out Shilin Night Market to enjoy Taipei’s variable food culture.

Days 2-3: Hualien

Enjoy nature at Danong Dafu Forest Park before spending the evening enjoying even more street food at the local night markets (you may have noticed a trend). Visit Qingshui cliff before venturing off to the famous Taroko Gorge.

Day 5: Yilan

Visit one of Yilan’s well-known onion farms to learn about the agriculture behind them before learning to make a Taiwanese favorite: scallion pancakes!

Day 6: Turtle Island and Jiufen

Set out on a 3-hour cruise around Turtle Island before travelling off to Jiufen, famed by Hayao Miyazaki as the inspiration for Spirited Away. You will be able to explore Old Street on your own. My suggestion: Eat everything ,try lots of samples, and make time for tea at the famous Teahouse.

Days 7-8: Sun Moon Lake

You’ll get to hike from the base of the mountainous area through the trails that snake up the mountain. You can then climb the Pagoda which marks the end of your trek for some incredible views. The next day you will get to explore the Chung Tai Chan Monastery for a unique, cross-cultural experience.

Day 9: Taichung

Visit Taiwan’s “Breadbasket”, where you can go oyster picking, bird watching, and exploring the water-life of the area. Try some incredible seafood and maybe even go out after returning to you accommodations near — Oh look, it’s near another night market!

Days 10-11: Taipei

Visit the Rainbow Village before heading back to the city you started in. You’ll get to see the massive collection of traditional art and artifacts contained within the National Palace Museum before taking the evening for yourself. After breakfast in the morning,  Your tour will end.