Escorted Tour

Hokkaido North & Lavender –Wakkanai, Rishiri & Rebun (Furano, Wakkanai, Rishiri Island, Rebun Isaland, Otaru and Sapporo) Jul 09 (Tue) ~ Jul 19 (Fri), 2019

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per person USD 4,159
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Day 1: JUL 09 (TUE) HONOLULU - CHITOSE AIRPORT


01:35pm             

Depart Honolulu for Chitose Airport by Hawaiian Airlines 441    

 

Day 2: JUL 10 (WED) CHITOSE AIRPORT


05:00pm            

Arrive at Chitose Airport

After formality – walk over to the hotel (located inside of Chitose Airport Terminal)

Accommodations at Air Terminal Hotel or similar        

 

Day 3: JUL 11 (THU) CHITOSE AIRPORT - ASAHIKAWA - FURANO


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am              

Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus

Stop at Sunakawa Oasis for shopping on the way to Asahikawa

12:00pm             

Lunch on own at Asahikawa Ramen Village

Visit Blue Pond – The color is from colloidal aluminum hydroxide

Stop at SHIKISAI no Oka flower field, landscape filled with beautiful flower patchwork

05:00pm             

Arrive at hotel (onsen hotel)

Dinner at hotel (Japanese Kaiseki style)

Accommodations at Shin Furano Prince Hotel or similar

 

Day 4: JUL 12 (FRI) FURANO


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am               

Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus

Visit Farm Tomita for large lavender fields

11:30am               

Lunch at Miyamotage Art Park for BBQ lunch

03:00pm              

Enjoy canoeing in Lake Kanayama

05:00pm              

Return to hotel

Enjoy “NINGLE TERRACE”. Visit log cabin stores in green forest which is part of hotel property.

Stores open until 8:45pm in summer. Romantic ambience, Lighted path to the shops in forest is known for its romantic ambience.

Dinner at hotel (buffet)

Accommodations at Shin Furano Prince Hotel or similar

 

Day 5: JUL 13 (SAT) FURANO - WAKKANAI


Breakfast at the hotel

08:30am               

Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus

Enjoy cherry picking in Ahibetsu farm

11:40am              

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

Visit Otonrui Windmill (*if time permitted)

03:30pm              

Visit Sarobetsu marshland (Wetland national park)

05:00pm              

Visit most Northern tip of Hokkaido, Cape Soya

06:00pm              

Arrive at hotel

Dinner at hotel (menu T.B.A.)

Accommodations at ANA Crown Plaza Hotel Wakkanai or similar

 

Day 6: JUL 14 (SUN) WAKKANAI - RISHIRI ISLAND


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am               

Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus

***Your suitcase will be sent to Otaru, please make overnight bag for 2 nights

Visit Wakkanai North Breakwater Dome, A symbol of Wakkanai

Visit Wakkanai Fukko Market – local products shops and restaurant

10:50am               

Leave Wakkanai port for Oshidomari Port in Rishiri Island by ferry (1st class seating)

12:40pm              

Arrive at Oshidomari Port, leave for sightseeing tour by chartered bus                            

 

Summer season is the best time to visit Rishiri & Rebun Islands, known for high mountain flowers, natural forest and great nature. Our hotel in Rishiri is open only Sumer time for 3 months and know for great buffet selections with full of fresh local seafood. Do not miss this rare chance to visit.

01:00pm               

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

Visit Himenuma pond – it has nice view of Rishiri Mountain

Visit Otatomari pond  – Image of this pond and mountain is used for “Shiroi Koibito” sweets wrapping paper. For couples, you can get “A proposal Certificate” Rishiri town bureau

Visit Senpoushimisaki Park - most southern point of Rishiri Isalnd, sometime you can see seals

05:30pm              

Arrive at hotel

Dinner at hotel (Buffet)

Accommodations at Island INN Rishiri

 

Day 7: JUL 15 (FRI) RISHIRI ISLAND - REBUN ISLAND - RISHIRI ISLAND


Breakfast at the hotel

08:30am              

Leave for day trip to Rebun Island with ESG by chartered bus

09:20am             

Leave for Rebun Island by ferry

10:05am             

Arrive at Kafuka Port in Rebun Isaland

Rebun Isaland is Northern most inhabited Island of Japan, about 2500 people lives in this Island. Island is filled with high altitude flowers and plants in summer.

Enjoy hands on experience Sea Urchin shell cracking & tasting

12:00pm             

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

Visit Sukoton Cape in north side of the Island, you can see uninhabited Todo Island

Visit Sukai Cape, looking down the beautiful cove, most popular spot in Rebun Island

04:25pm             

Leave for Rishiri Island by ferry

05:10pm             

Arrive in Oshidomari Port

06:00pm             

Arrive at hotel  

Accommodations at Island INN Rishiri

Day 8: JUL 16 (SAT) RISHIRI ISLAND - CHITOSE AIRPORT - OTARU


Breakfast at the hotel

10:00am             

Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus

Visit Kamui Kaigan Park for fun hands on experiences

Make your own “Souvenir bag from Rishiri”

                 1) Enjoy hands on experience sea urchin catching like a fisherman

                 2) Kelp used souvenir making for dashi broth bag, cut kelp and hanaori kelp)

12:00pm            

Lunch at local restaurant on own

02:45pm            

Leave Rishiri Airport to Chitose Airport by flight

03:10pm            

Arrive in Chitose Airport

Transfer to Otaru by a chartered bus

05:00pm            

Arrive at hotel –your suitcase will be at the hotel

Dinner at the hotel or local restaurant (menu T.B.A.)

Accommodations at Grand Park Otaru or similar                     

 

Day 9: JUL 17 (SUN) OTARU - YOSICHI - OTARU - SAPPORO


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am             

Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus

Visit Nikka Whiskey Distillery for tour and tasting

12:00pm             

Lunch at local restaurant on your own in Otaru

Enjoy hands on experience making music box followed by free time to stroll Otaru main street - Music box shop, sweets shops, glass wear shops and many more

Arrive in Sapporo – drive around city center landmarks including TV clock tower, old movement Building, Odori park and shopping area

06:30pm             

Arrive at hotel

Accommodations at Mercure Hotel Sapporo or similar                      

Day 10: JUL 18 (MON) SAPPORO


Breakfast at the hotel

Free at leisure all day – enjoy Sapporo city with our escort on foot

Nijo fish market, Daiso store, Tokyu hands, Odori Park and more                  

Accommodations at Mercure Hotel Sapporo or similar

 

Day 11: JUL 19 (TUE) SAPPORO - CHITOSE AIRPORT - HONOLULU


Breakfast at the hotel

Free until hotel departure time

11:00am             

Hotel check out time - leave your belongings at the hotel bell desk

02:00pm             

Leave for airport by chartered bus

02:30pm             

Leave for airport

03:30pm             

Arrive at Chitose Airport

Enjoy last minute shopping at Chitose Airport before the flight

07:45pm             

Leave for Honolulu by Hawaiian Airline 442

 

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

Note: Air and Land Itinerary are subject to change.

Meal and room arrangements may change due to availability (ex. Japanese to Western)

PLEASE CONTACT HONOLULU OFFICE FOR TOUR DETAIL AT 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.

 

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 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.

 

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 20 people are required to guarantee the departure/Maximum 23 people,.

* 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 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 adl Single Supplement
07/09/2019 07/19/2019 Honolulu $ 4,159 $ 1,050
A $300.00 non-refundable deposit per person will be required at the time of booking. 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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