Japan is a kaleidoscope of contrasts and few other cities fuse ancient and modern worlds in the way Tokyo and Kyoto do. Discover the best of sprawling Tokyo from downtown Asakusa to the neon metropolis Harajuku. Shop in opulent department stores and visit a sumo stable. Rush past the majestic Mt Fuji on the bullet train to Kyoto, where you'll visit a local market, participate in a traditional tea ceremony and admire elegantly attired Gion geisha. Experience the collision of ancient and modern culture and discover hidden treasures around every turn.