Escorted Tour

Spring Kyushu (Fukuoka, Ureshino Onsen, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Hitoyoshi, Kirishima Onsen, Ibusuki Onsen & Beppu Onsen) March 24 (Tue) ~ April 02 (Thu), 2020

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Day 1: MAR 24 (TUE) HONOLULU ~ NARITA AIRPORT


11:00am             

Depart Honolulu for Narita Airport by All Nippon Airways 183 (NH 183=Flying Honu)

Day 2: MAR 25 (WED) NARITA – FUKUOKA AIRPORT – FUKUOKA


03:25pm           

Arrive at Narita Airport

05:55pm           

Leave for Fukuoka Airport by All Nippon Airways 2145 (NH 2145)

08:15pm           

Arrive in Fukuoka Airport Meet English Speaking Assistant at arrival lobby

Transfer to hotel by chartered bus

09:00pm           

Arrive at hotel

Accommodations at Hotel Monte Herman or similar

Day 3: MAR 26 (THU) FUKUOKA – DAZAIFU – YANAGAWA - URESHINO ONSEN


Breakfast at Hotel.

Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus

Visit Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine for *Cherry Blossom spot

Visit Yanagawa and enjoy boat cruise with boatman (30min ride)

Enjoy famous steamed unagi eel for lunch

Arrive at hotel in ureshino (Onsen hotel)

Enjoy onsen and relax before dinner and night tour

Japanese kaiseki style dinner at hotel

Leave for Cherry blossom night light up in Mifuneyama rakuen Garden by chartered bus

Return to hotel

Accommodations at Warakuen Ryokan (Japanese room) or similar

Day 4: MAR 27 (FRI) URESHINO ONSEN – NAGASAKI – GUNKANJIMA ISLAND - NAGASAKI


Breakfast at hotel

Leave for sightseeing with English speaking guide by a chartered bus

Visit Dejima Island and enjoy kimono wearing and take pictures

-1 large size group picture and 1 snap shot included per person

Arrive at hotel and enjoy buffet lunch

Continue sightseeing after lunch

Catch ferry to Gunkanjima Island - known as abandoned mining Island or battle ship Island (about 1hr30min ride)

Enjoy abended Island tour

Return to Nagasaki city by ferry

Leave for Inasayama Mountain for night view of the city including western set menu dinner

*Cherry Blossom spot

Return to hotel

Accommodations at The Hotel Nagasaki BW Premier Collection or similar

Day 5: MAR 28 (SAT) NAGASAKI – UNZEN -KUMAMOTO


Breakfast at the hotel

Visit Unzen Hell

Lunch at Seaside Shimabara hotel for Guzoni set menu (local specialty)

Visit Shimabara Castle *Cherry Blossom spot

Take ferry to Kumamoto (30min)

Transfer to hotel

Enjoy shopping and dinner on own in shopping street – Kami dori and shimo dori shopping arcade

Accommodations at Hotel Kumamoto Castle or similar 

Day 6: MAR 29 (SUN) KUMAMOTO – HITOYOSHI ONSEN - KIRISHIMA


Breakfast at the hotel

Leave for Kumamoto station with ESG by chartered bus

Enjoy SL Train (steam train) ride to Hitoyoshi (2hr24mins ride)

Enjoy bento lunch box and tea while you are on the train

Transfer by chartered bus

Visit Hitoyoshi History Museum and Hitoyoshi Castle Ruins

Arrive at Hotel (Onsen Hotel-large onsen dome garden)

Japanese kaiseki style dinner at hotel.

Accommodations at Kirishima Hotel (Japanese room) or similar

*Western style room (bed) choice available with additional $90.00pp

Day 7: MAR 30 (MON) KIRISHIMA ONSEN – KAGOSHIMA – MAKURAZAKI - IBUSUKI


Breakfast at the hotel

Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus

Visit Kirishima Jingu Shrine

Visit Senganen Garden – enjoy nice Japanese garden with view of Mt. Sakurajima

Lunch at the garden (menu-T.B.A.)

Visit bonito (katsuo=aku) flakes making factory           

Visit Meijigura Shochu distillery

Enjoy learning “dashi broth making” with katsuobushi=bonito flakes

Arrive at hotel (onsen/sand bath =sunaburo also available)

Japanese kaiseki style dinner at hotel                             

Accommodations at Ibusuki Hakusuikan or similar

Day 8: MAR 31(TUE) IBUSUKI – CHIRAN – KUMAMOTO - ASO


Breakfast at the hotel                            

Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus

(Your suitcase will be sent to Aso by separate truck)

Visit Chiran Samurai houses and Chiran Peace Memorial Museum *Cherry Blossom spot

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

Visit Samurai Armor Factory - Marutake

Transfer to JR Sendai Station

Leave for Kumamoto Station by JR bullet train

Arrive at JR Kumamoto station

Transfer to Uchinomaki Onsen

Arrive at hotel (onsen hotel)

Accommodations at Aso Plaza Hotel (Japanese room) or similar

Day 9: APR 01(WED) ASO – TAKACHIHO - BEPPU


Breakfast at the hotel                            

Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus

Stop at Kusasenri green field near by Mt. Aso

Visit Takachiho Gorge

Lunch at local restaurant for “Local produce country dish menu”

Arrive at Beppu hotel (onsen hotel)

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

Accommodations Ryochiku Bettei (Japanese room) or similar

 

Day 10: APR 02 (THU) BEPPU – FUKUOKA – HANEDA AIRPORT - HONOLULU


Breakfast at the hotel

Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus

Visit Umi jigoku hell and Chinoike jigoku hell

Enjoy shopping and lunch on own at Canal city mall

We can visit Kushida Shrine and local arcade mall Yanagibashi shotengai

04:30pm             

Arrive at Fukuoka Airport

06:30pm             

Leave for Haneda Airport by All Nippon Airways 266

08:10pm             

Arrive in Haneda Airport

10:00pm             

Leave for Honolulu by All Nippon Airways 186

 ** Arrive back in Honolulu on the same day 10:20AM**    

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 Details: 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

* 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 inrelation 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 Single Supplement
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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