Escorted Tour


  • Shrine

per person USD 3,359

Departure from Honolulu with air $3359.00 Departure from other city or meet group in Osaka $22599.00 contact us for air from other cities. Join us beautiful Ume (plum) blossom in Kansai Area.

Day 1: Feb 27 (Mon) Honolulu ~ Haneda Airport


Depart Honolulu for Haneda Airport by All Nippon Airways 185


Day 2: Feb 28 (Tue) Haneda Airport – Kansai Airport - Osaka


Arrive at Haneda Airport

Dinner on own at the airport after checking in for domestic flight


Leave for Kansai Airport by ANA 97


Arrive in Kansai Airport

Meet greeter at the airport and transfer to hotel by chartered bus


Arrive at hotel

Accommodations at Hotel Vischio Osaka by Granvia *5 min. walk to Osaka station


Day 3: Mar 01 (Wed) Osaka

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with guide by chartered bus


Visit Sennichimae Doguyasuji, known as kitchen wear street for shopping


Visit Osaka’s food supply street Kuromon Market for lunch on own and shopping


Visit Izumi Recycle Park OR Osaka EXPO Flower Park

 *will decide based on flower bloom for Plum and canola flower blossom


Return at the hotel          

Accommodations at Hotel Vischio Osaka by Granvia)  



Day 4: Mar 02 (Thu) Osaka – Tokushima - Aawaji

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus


Stop at Ohnaruto Kaikyo Bridge “Uzu no Michi” for the largest whirlpool                          


Visit Otsuka Art Museum own by Otsuka Pharmaceutical and lunch on own


Enjoy Awaodori dance performance at Awaodori Kaikan


Arrive at the hotel (Onsen)

Dinner at the hotel (Japanese kaiseki)

Accommodations at Hotel & Resort Minami Awaji


Day 5: Mar 03 (Fri) Awaji - Kyoto

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus


Enjoy Awaji Ningyoza (Doll Theater) Joruri puppet show


Lunch on own at Gochisokan -try Awaji beef or fresh seafood from Japan inland sea


Hands on experience making “TAKO SENBEI”


Visit Awaji Hana Sajiki Garden *Canola & Stock blossom spot


Arrive at the hotel                     

Accommodations at Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo



Day 6: Mar 04 (Sat) Kyoto

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus


Enjoy Famous UME garden at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine *Ume blossom spot


Enjoy hands on experience making Imprinted yuzen (*Surikomi yuzen)


Lunch at local restaurant (Menu T.B.A.)


Enjoy stroll at Nishiki local market, Teramachi & Shinkyogoku shopping arcade


Walk along Takasegawa river for traditional Kyoto setting ally


Arrive at the hotel                    

Accommodations at Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo


Day 7: Mar 05 (Sun) Kyoto – Mie - Kyoto

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave hotel with ESG by chartered bus


Visit Suzuka no Mori Garden *Ume blossom spot


Stop at Michino eki Ryuo Agripark for BBQ lunch & Strawberry picking


Visit Nagahama Bonbai Festival (Ume Bonsai Exhibition)*Ume blossom spot


Enjoy glass sand blast hands on experience at Kurokabe Squear         


Arrive at the hotel

Buffet dinner at the hotel     

Accommodations at Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo


Day 8: Mar 06 (Mon) Kyoto – Shiga - Kyoto

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with guide by chartered bus


Visit Ishiyamadera Temple *Ume blossom spot


Japanese set menu lunch at Kano Shojuan Sunai no Sato  *Ume blossom spot

Enjoy matcha green tea and Japanese sweets (tea ceremony)


Visit Shirahige Shrine – floating shrine gate in lake Biwa, scenic spot


Enjoy sake brewery visit             


Return to the hotel                   

Accommodations at Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo


Day 9: Mar 07 (Sat) Kyoto – Kansai Airport – Haneda Airport - Honolulu

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus


Visit Jonangu Shrine for willow Ume & camellia blossom festival

Enjoy “Umegae Kagura” performance


Farewell lunch at local restaurant in Fushimi (Japanese set menu)


Visit Fushimi Inari Shrine – known for lined up torii gate


Arrive in Kansai Airport  - enjoy last minute shopping at the airport before the flight


Leave for Haneda by ANA 3828


Arrive in Haneda Airport


Leave for Honolulu by All Nippon Airways 186

 ** Arrive back in Honolulu on the same day 10:05AM**   

Note: Air and Land Itinerary are subject to change.



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Deposit and Final Payment:

A $300.00 deposit per person at the time of signing up

The remaining balance is due 120 days prior to departure.

If reservation is made less than 120 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.


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 100 days of departure                Free

* 99– 35 days of departure                     $500.00 of the total tour fee

* 34–15 days prior to departure:             $1000.00 of the total tour fee

* Within 14 days prior to departure:        100% of the total tour fee

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




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 20 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 20 participants.

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




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.

We strongly advise that tour participants purchase the Optional Travel Insurance plans. Please ask one of our travel consultants for more information or contact:

** Optional Travel Insurance is Recommended **

                                  Travel Insured:

                              Or call   1-800-243-3174  /  Office Number: 52919



Rules and Restrictions

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

* Price/Schedule is subject to change by Vendor

* Minimum 20 people are required to guarantee the departure.

* A moderate degree of physical health and Physical ability is required to participate in the tour.    In the event of special physical or mental needs, JTB USA cannot assume any responsibility in relation to the difficulty or impossibility that the said passenger may encounter in undertaking the activities planned for the tour, nor JTB USA assume any responsibility for providing assistance for their adaption to, or continuation of, the trip.

* JTB USA reserves right to suspend any tour for passengers whose physical and/or mental conditions make their participation very difficult or dangerous to themselves or others. JTB USA likewise reserves the right to exclude passengers who significantly disrupt  the smooth-running of the trip.

** 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.




Package includes the following

* Roundtrip airfare tax and tax and surcharges

   (Tax and surcharge may subject to change, will be adjusted if more than $10.00 difference)

* English speaking guide from 3/01-3/07

* English speaking assistant on 2/28

* 7 nights hotel accommodations in Japan

* Sightseeing in Japan by chartered bus

* Daily breakfast, 4 lunches, 2 dinners and 2 snacks

* Bilingual Tour Escort from Honolulu by JTB

* Whisper headset during sightseeing

* Online Pre-departure briefing


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

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure ADL Single Supplement
02/27/2023 03/07/2023 Honolulu $ 3,359 $ 500
02/28/2023 03/07/2023 Osaka $ 2,259 $ 500
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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