Pawprint Pathways 2019

Pawprint Pathways 2019


April 10-24, 2019

An unforgettable journey across half of Japan, with the added bonus of lots of cute animals to see along the way. Add in the cherry blossoms, and you’ve got a vacation you’ll never forget.

Price: Starts @ $3,295 - You only pay the deposit at the time of purchase.


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Los Angeles, CA USA

$3,295 (Full Trip)
Single Room: +$1,000 (no singles in Yudanaka, Okunoshima, or Ishinomaki)
+$800 for R/T group flight from Los Angeles (ESTIMATED)

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Pawprint Pathways is back for a fourth time for a cherry blossom-season journey through rural hamlets and urban centers! We begin with Hiroshima and the famed floating shrine (and non-floating deer) of Miyajima before we hop to the “bunny island” of Okunoshima in the gorgeous Seto Inland Sea. After visiting our friends from “under the sea” at Osaka’s Kaiyukan Aquarium, we’ll travel through the mountains to Jigokudani Onsen – where the local monkeys like to hang out. We’ll take some hot spring/onsen time of our own before we head to Tashirojima, the famed “cat island” off the coast to the north.

Along the way, we’ll also be visiting many of Japan’s most popular cities and destinations on a 15-day itinerary that makes this one of the most comprehensive central Japan trips we offer! We’ll see the historical sites of Kyoto and Hiroshima, explore the vibrant neighborhoods of Tokyo and Sendai, and consume tasty treats in Osaka and Matsumoto. With castles, local outings, neon-lit shopping arcades and more, there’s truly something for everyone – and for this year’s trip, we’ve added a whole extra day and more time to picnic under the cherry blossoms than ever before. 

No matter which place you want to see or which creature you want to pet, this is an adventure across Japan you won’t want to miss! Sign up today!