Escorted Tour

Autumn Takayama Festival Tour 8days (Nagoya, Kanazawa, Wajima, Takayama, Tsumago, Isawa Onsen & Yamanashi ) October 05 (Thu) ~ October 12 (Thu), 2017

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Package includes the following * Roundtrip international/Domestic airfare tax *tax may subject to change * English speaking guide from 10/07-10/12 * English speaking assistant on 10/06 * 6 nights hotel accommodations in Japan * Sightseeing in Japan/Reserved Train ticket * Suitcase shipping to from Nagoya to Takayama (1pc p.p. included in tour cost/2nd pc can be sent with additional fees) * Daily breakfast, 5 lunches and 3 dinners * Bilingual Tour Escort from Honolulu by JTB * Pre-departure briefing with lunch

Day 1: OCT 05 (THU) HONOLULU - NAGOYA CENTAIR AIRPORT


11:10pm           

Depart Honolulu for Narita Airport by JAL 793

Day 2: OCT 06 (FRI) NAGOYA CENTAIR AIRPORT - NAGOYA


04:10pm           

Arrive at Nagoya Airport, transfer to hotel in Nagoya with a English Speaking Assistant (ESA) by a chartered bus

Accommodations at Castle Plaza hotel or similar

Day 3: OCT 07 (SAT) NAGOYA - KANAZAWA


Breakfast at the hotel

*Prepare 2nights overnight bag for Kanazawa stay, your suitcase will be sent to Takayama/1pc pp is included in tour cost, 2nd pc can be sent with additional fees

Walk over to station with English Speaking Guide (ESG)

08:50am             

Catch JR Limited express Shirasagi to Kanazawa *Reserved seats/Non smoking                                           *Do not forget to buy ekliben lunch box at the station

11:48am             

Arrive at Kanazawa Station

Leave for sightseeing with ESG by a chartered bus 

Visit one of the three best Japanese Gardens in Japan – Kenrokuen Japanese Garden

Hands on experience – make Japanese sweets  

Visit Higashichaya Street – Known for historical entertainment district. Often used for movies and drama shooting location.

06:00pm             

Arrive at hotel – Dinner on own. Our escort and guide will assist you      

Accommodations at ANA Holidays INN Kanazawa Sky or similar                      

Day 4: OCT 8 (SUN) KANAZAWA -WAJIMA (NOTO PENINSULA) - KANAZAWA


Breakfast at the hotel

08:00am            

Leve for sightseeing with ESG by a chartered bus

Visit Wajima Morning Market -  local fish and seafood can be enjoyed

Visit Wajima Lacquerware Center  - area is known for craftsmanship of this lacquerware

Lunch at local restaurant (Japanese set menu)

Visit Wajima Kiriko Kaikai – Kiriko festival lantern float is displayed

Chirihama Nagisa Driveway – Drive on sandy beach

05:00pm            

Arrive at hotel                           

Accommodations at ANA Holidays INN Kanazawa Sky or similar

Day 5: OCT 09 (MON) KANAZAWA - GOYKAYAMA & SHIRAKAWAGO - TAKAYAMA


Breakfast at the hotel

08:00am            

Leve for sightseeing with ESG by a chartered bus

Hands on experience making Japanese paper – washi post card

Visit Ogimachi Observatory- you can see whole landscape of town with Gasshozukuri houses

Lunch at local restaurant (Hida beef set menu)

Visit Gsshozukuri Minkaen – Gassho style house Folklore Park, praying hand shape houses. Shirakawago is one of UNESCO world heritage site

05:00pm            

Dinner a hotel (Japanese set menu)  

06:00pm~9pm   

Enjoy Autumn Takayama Festival (Transfer by bus with a guide to the location)

-  11floats will go around the town, light up lantern grows at night festival                          

*Suitcase will be at hotel

Accommodations at Hotel Associa Takayama Resort or similar                                                *Onsen hotel:Open 5am to midnight

Day 6: OCT 10 (TUE) TAKAYAMA


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am            

Leave for sightseeing with a guide and a chartered bus

Visit Jinya Morning Market– Local produce by a farmer including many things from the Mountain too

Enjoy Takayama Festival during a day

Lunch at local restaurant (Beef set menu)       

Enjoy stroll in Kamisanmon Machi old atmosphere street

Dinner at hotel (buffet)

Accommodations at Hotel Associa Takayama Resort or similar

Day 7: OCT 11 (WED) TAKAYAMA - TSUMAGO - ISAWA ONSEN


Breakfast at the hotel

08:00am             

Leave for sightseeing with a guide and a chartered bus

Visit Tsumago(Tsumago juku)– known for old days lodging rest stop on foot travel in Edo era

Japanese artists Hiroshige and others captured this used be lively neighborhood into their arts

Lunch at local restaurant (Soba noodle with Tempura)

05:00pm             

Arrive at hotel (onsen hotel)

Dinner at hotel (Japanese set menu                                   

Accommodations at Hotel Sekifu (Japanese style room) or similar

Day 8: OCT 12 (THU) ISAWA ONSEN - LAKE KAWAGUCHI - OSHINO HAKKEI - NARITA AIRPORT - HONOLULU


Breakfast at the hotel

08:00am             

Leave for sightseeing with a guide and a chartered bus

Enjoy seasonal fruits picking (Grapes)

Visit Ichiku Kubota Museum – Textile artist. He is known for love of nature, using 15th to 16th century textile dyeing to incorporate with modern decoration

Lunch at local restaurant (Local dish “HOUTO”)

Visit Oshino Hakkei – small village in Mt. Fuji region known for spring water from Mt. Fuji

07:00pm              

Arrive at Narita Airport

10:00pm             

Leave for Honolulu by JAL786

** Arrive back in Honolulu on same day 10:30pm**   

 

Note: Air and Land Itinerary are subject to change.

Pictures are just an image.

Meal arrangement may change due to availability (ex. Japanese to Western)

 

PLEASE CONTACT HONOLULU OFFICE FOR THE DETAIL: 808-979-0111


1.

Deposit and Final Payment:

A $300.00 non-refundable deposit per person will be required at the time of booking.

The remaining balance is due 100 days prior to departure.

If reservation is made less than 100 days prior to departure, full payment is due at time of booking.

If remaining balance of payment is not made within the above-required period of time, JTB USA, Inc. reserves the right to cancel reservations.

In case of voluntary cancellation, the deposit remains nonrefundable, but may be applied to any other tours.

2.

Cancellations and Changing Fees:  (Please read very carefully)

Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed bookings. Therefore, the following fees will apply:

 

Cancellation or any changes within:

* Up to 101days of departure                 $300deposit

* 100– 65days of departure                    30% of the total tour fee

*  64 –31 days prior to departure:           50% of the total tour fee

* Within 15 days prior to departure:      100% of the total tour fee

*Any additional individual arrangement may not be refundable. Please check with our travel agents.

3.

Participation

For the benefit of everyone in your tour group, JTB USA, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any person as a tour participant, and to remove from the tour any participant whose conduct is deemed incompatible with the interests of the other participants.

 

We require a minimum of 15 participants to guarantee a tour.

JTB USA, Inc. will notify participants of any changes 100 days prior to departure.

We regret that our escorted tours will operate only when booked by a sufficient number of participants. We reserve the right to cancel any departure date that has insufficient demand. 

 

** There may be a possibility to operate tours with less than 15 participants.

     However, it may require changes from each original tour itinerary and price.

4.

Responsibility:

The tour participant agrees that neither JTB USA, Inc. nor its affiliates shall be liable for any damage, loss (including personal injury, death, and property loss) or expense occasioned by any act or omission of any supplier providing services, or any insurer or insurance administrator under the Travel Protection Plan, or of any other person, or any other situations beyond the control of JTB USA, Inc., including weather, natural disaster, war, civil unrest, and order of government or immigration regulations.

5.

Rules and Restrictions

* Passengers with foreign passports (excluding U.S passports) may need to obtain visa from

   Japan Consulate

* Please call Japan Consulate at 808-543-3111 for visa information

* Seats are limited; please call at 808-979-0111 for reservations

* Price/Schedule is subject to change by Vendor

* Minimum 15 people are required to guarantee the departure.

6.

                                                   ** Travel Insurance is Recommended **

 

** If you purchase this package as LAND ONLY please be aware that the Land Only designation includes hotels/meals/and sightseeing only. International and domestic air flights as well as transportation to/from airports are not included.

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email reservation@jtbusa.com

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Single Supplement
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice、100% of the tour fare. days or more days prior, no charge Cancellation period is based on United State PST time.. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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