Join the 2019 Fulbright Insight Trip to Japan!


Visit the land of the rising sun along with the fellow Fulbrighters. Experience the vibrant, megacity of Tokyo along with its serene temples and shrines. Explore the real culinary world of Japan in hand-picked restaurants. Meet with the local Fulbrighters, and reflect at the Hiroshima Peace Park.

About the trip

Total cost: Coming soon!

Dates: April 1-11, 2018 (subject to slight change)



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April 1-11, 2019

Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima While on the 2019 Fulbright Association Insight Trip to Japan, you'll experience distinct Japanese cities each with their own historical significance and importance within Japan's history. From meeting and exchanging ideas with local Fulbright alumni along the way, to exploring the temples of Tokyo and Kyoto such as Sensoji and Kinkakuji, you'll be immersed in the rich culture of Japan. Some planned sights and activities include:
  • Trip to Kamakura outside of Tokyo
  • Ueno Park
  • Nishiki Market of Kyoto
  • Miyajima
  • Peace Memorial Museum of Hiroshima
(Above sights and activities subject to change)

What's Included

  • Double room accommodations in comfortable hotels (2 occupants per room). Single rooms are available for an additional cost
  • Group meals as indicated in the forthcoming complete itinerary
  • Transportation by private, air-conditioned motor coach/minibus/van, as well as group transfers as appropriate
  • English speaking guide(s)/interpreter(s) to accompany participants through the whole tour period
  • Preparatory reading materials
  • Admission and fees to museums and program activities as listed in itinerary

What's Not Included

  • Flights to/from Tokyo
  • Expenses of a purely personal nature
  • Room service charges
  • Transportation of luggage in excess of weight allowance
  • Travel Cancellation Insurance
  • Daily meals that are not organized for the group
  • Extra beverages at group meals

Please read all the information in our registration packet for terms on cancellations, refunds, and other policies.

Membership requirements: Please also note that you must be a current member of the Fulbright Association in order to join the tour. If you are not a member, you can click here to join, or if you are a lapsed member, please click here to renew your annual membership. Not a Fulbright alumn? No problem! The Fulbright Association welcomes all supporters of the mission of the Fulbright Program to join as Friends of Fulbright. Tour registrants may also bring one non-member guest. Please indicate who your guest is in your registration materials.

If you have any questions, please give us a call at (202) 775-0725 or e-mail us at