Escorted Tour

HOKKAIDO LAVENDER TOUR (Chitose, Asahikawa, Sounkyo Onsen, Furano, Lake Toya, Yoichi, Otaru & Sapporo) 7/06 (SAT) ~ 7/14 (SUN), 2019

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  • Onsen

per person USD 3,099
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Day 1: JUL 06 (SAT) HONOLULU - CHITOSE AIRPORT


01:35pm            
Depart Honolulu for Chitose Airport by Hawaiian Airlines 441

Day 2: JUL 07 (SUN) CHITOSE AIRPORT


05:00pm            

Arrive at Cthitose Airport   - walk over to hotel inside Chitose Airport

Accommodations at Air Terminal Hotel

Day 3: JUL 08 (MON) CHITOSE - ASAHIKAWA - KAMIKAWA - SOUNKYO ONSEN


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am              

Leave for sightseeing with English Speaking Guide (ESG) by a chartered bus 

Stop at Sunakawa Oasis for shopping on the way to Asahikawa

Lunch on own at Asahikawa Ramen Village (across from big UNIQLO store)

Visit Otokoyama Sake Brewery – tour and sampling of sake 

Visit Kamikawa Ice Pavilion – experience the lowest temperature recorded in Hokkaido

Visit Ginga & Ryusei Water Falls

05:30pm           

Arrive at hotel (onsen hotel)

Dinner at hotel (buffet)

Accommodations at Sounkyo Choyo Resort (Japanese-western room)

*Private onsen also available with fees

 

Day 4: JUL 09 (TUE) SOUNKYO ONSEN - BIEI - FURANO - TOMAMU


Breakfast at the hotel

08:30am              

Leve for sightseeing with ESG by a chartered bus

Visit Biei Hills – enjoy beautiful flower fields which is like a patchwork of flowers on the hills                             

11:30am             

Lunch at Furano Grill restaurant (Hemberger steak set menu)

Enjoy Japanese Painter, Sumio Goto Museum connected to the restaurant 

Visit Blue Pond & Blue River

03:30pm              

Visit Farm Tomita for lavender flower, lavender Ice cream, lavender soda and many more!

05:30pm             

Arrive at hotel (outdoor public bath available at hotel)

Dinner at hotel Restaurant Hal (Buffet)

Accommodations at Hoshino Resort Tomamu or similar 

*Public bath is available for both indoor and outdoor

 

Day 5: JUL 10 (WED) TOMAMU - SHIRAOI - LAKE TOYA


Enjoy early morning viewing “Sea of Cloud” by taking cable car (*subject to weather condition)

Can be seen from May to October based on weather condition, take cable car up to top of mountain. Enjoy sunrise and inspiring natural view of sea clouds.

Breakfast at hotel

10:30am             

Leave for sightseeing with a guide and a chartered bus                           

12:30pm             

Lunch at Kani Goten Restaurant for Salmon Chan Chan Yaki – local salmon grill

02:30pm             

Visit Date Reimeikan – enjoy hand’s on experience handkerchief Aizome Dye

04:30pm             

Arrive at hotel (onsen hotel) - enjoy relaxing onsen

Dinner at hotel (buffet)

Enjoy Toya Fireworks from 8:45pm~9:05pm

(can be seen from outdoor onsen or some hotel rooms)

Accommodations at Toya Sun Palace or similar

 

 

Day 6: JUL 11 (THU) LAKE TOYA - SOBETSU - OTARU


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am             

Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus

Enjoy Cherry picking at the farm                          

01:00pm             

Late lunch on own in Otaru

Hands on experience making music box

Enjoy stroll in Otaru main street and Otaru Canal area– glass wear store, sweets shops and other specialty stores 

Visit Old Aoyama Villa (short tour before dinner)

- Mr. Aoyama made fortune with sardine fishing, house is built on top of hill where you can see Ocean, it was to be said ocean looked silver when sardines comes in the season

06:00pm             

Dinner at Otaru Kihnkan “Kaiseki style Japanese set menu

08:00pm             

Arrive at hotel

Accommodations at Grand Park Otaru

 

Day 7: JUL 12 (FRI) OTARU - YOICHI - SAPPORO


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am             

Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus

09:30am             

Visit Nikka Whiskey Distillery – tour and tasting

12:30pm             

Visit local mall AEON shopping mall for lunch on own and shopping time

02:30pm             

Visit Okurayama sky jumping hill, catch sky lift to the top -This venue was used for winter Olympics

Drive by Sapporo city land marks – Clock Tower, Odori Park, Old Government Building

06:30pm             

Arriva at hotel

Accommodations at Mercure Hotel or similar

Day 8: JUL 13 (SAT) SAPPORO


Breakfast at the hotel

Free at leisure – our tour escort will create excursion tour on foot based on majority choice.

Schedule still pending but every year about this time Odori Park has summer jazz festival along with flowers, food venders and beer garden.

Ex. Nijo Fish Market, 100yen store, Tokyu Hands and etc               

Activity – such as Canoe ride in Jyozankei or Chitose can be arranged with additional fees*

*Ask us detail of Canoe ride optional tour at the time of tour reservation

Accommodations at Mercure Hotel or similar

 

Day 9: JUL 14 (SUN) SAPPORO - CHITOSE AIRPORT - HONOLULU AIRPORT


Breakfast at the hotel

11:00am            

Check out the room and leave belongings at bell desk until hotel departure time

02:00pm            

Leave for the Chitose Airport by a chartered bus

03:00pm            

Arrive at the Chitose Airport – enjoy last minute shopping at the airport before check-in

07:45pm            

Leave for Honolulu by Hawaiian Airlines 442

 ** Arrive back in Honolulu on same day 8:30AM**   

 

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 TOUR 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 30-15 days prior to departure:   75% of the total tour fee

* 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.

 

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 & Japan 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.

* 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

 

6.

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.

 

7.

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: https://www.travelinsured.com

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

 

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 ADLT Single Supplement
07/06/2019 07/14/2019 Honolulu $ 3,099 $ 700
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 30-15 days prior to departure: 75% of the total tour fee * 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. 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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