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ESCORTED TOURS & CRUISES FOR 2013
Feb 23 - Mar 4 Yamato Florida's Sunshine Trail with Trafalgar -
Apr 2-16 Yamato Deluxe Spring Tour To Japan - Peggy Mikuni
15 days /13 nights visiting Sendai, Matsushima, Niigata,
Takayama, Kanazawa, Amanohushidate, Kyoto, Hiroshima and
May 20-31 Yamato Hokkaido Tour - Peggy Mikuni
12 days/10 nights visiting Sapporo, Sounkyo, Kushiro, Obihiro,
Noboribetsu, Toya & Hakodate.
Jun Yamato National Parks Wonders with Trafalgar -
9 days/8 nights visiting Salt Lake City, Jackson, Grand Teton
National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Cody, Sheridan,
Deadwood, Black Hills, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore
and Rapid City.
Jun 28-Jul 8 Yamato Highlights of Japan Tour - Peggy Mikuni
NEW DATE 10 days/ 8 nights visiting Tokyo, Hakone, Hiroshima, Miyajima and
Aug 17-24 Yamato Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park with
Collette Vacations - Sharon Seto
8 days/ 7 nights visiting Calgary, Waterton Lakes National Park,
Glacier National Park, Banff and Columbia Icefield.
Oct 4-13 Yamato Cultural and Korean Drama Tour - Grace Sakamoto
10 days/ 8 nights visiting Seoul, Jeju Island, Daegu, DMZ.
Oct 11-18 Yamato AMA Waterways Seine River Cruise -
Paris & Normandy - Sharon Seto
9 days/ 7 nights visiting Paris, Vernon, Giverny, Rouen, Normandy
Beaches, Honfleur, Les Andelys & Conflans. Optional post tour
offered to Northern France & Chateau Country (see Travel off peak
with Philippe for details).
Oct 14 - 28 Yamato Deluxe Autumn Tour - Peggy Mikuni
15 days/13 nights visiting Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Kagoshima,
Hiroshima, Kyoto, Hakone & Tokyo.
Nov 15 - 23 Yamato American Queen Steamboat Mississippi River
Cruise - Round Trip New Orleans - Sharon Seto
9 days/8nights visiting New Orleans, Oak Alley, St. Francisville,
Natchez, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge, Houmas House and back to New
Orleans. Fare includes one night pre-cruise luxury hotel in New
Orleans, complimentary shore excursions, complimentary wine
and beer with dinner, complimentary cappuccino, espresso, coffee,
bottled water and soft drinks throughout the voyage, and all meals
on the boat.
Apr 19-27 Yamato Tour to China - Peggy Mikuni
9 days/ 7 nights visiting Beijing, Xian, Shanghai
Travel off peak with Philippe
Philippe's tours are small and friendly. Group sizes generally range from 5 to 15 guests. Smaller groups make it possible for us to show you more and to visit places that larger bus groups can't. Visit us online at www.offpeaktours.com for itineraries, information and prices.
Apr 10-22 Go for Broke- The Lost Battalion Tour
13 days criss-crossing Italy, France and Germany following the steps of the legendary 100th/442nd across Europe. This excellent tour combines the story of the Japanese American soldiers with some very fine sightseeing. In Italy, you'll visit Rome, Montecassino, Salerno, Pisa and Florence. Then cross through Switzerland into France, staying in the charming Vosges region where the famous "Lost Battalion" saga took place. Then onto Germany and incredibly scenic Bavaria where the Nisei soldiers liberated the Dachau concentration camp. You'll visit Munich and see some of the prettiest scenery of the nearby Alps. A four-day extension to visit the Normandy D-Day landing sites is also available.
May 1-8 Incredible Iceland
8 leisurely days featuring local culture and breathtaking beautiful nature. You'll visit the capital Reykjavik and then travel along Iceland's southern coast staying in farmhouses or country hotels along the way. You'll meet local people and see a wide variety of natural wonders. Spectacular waterfalls, geysers, majestic snow-capped mountains, sea inlets filled with icebergs, pale blue lagoons (natural hot springs) and incredibly rugged scenery abound on this unique tour. Iceland is easy to visit. A bonus is that it is a relatively short flight from the east coast of the United States.
May 15-22 Southwest Scenery Tour
8 days visiting Monument Valley, Lake Powell, Antelope Canyon,
the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, as well as Bryce and Zion Canyons. You'll witness the remarkable Navajo culture up close and learn about America's rich native history while visiting some of the most beautiful natural sites in the world.
May 29-Jun 8 Best of Spain Tour
11 days visiting Barcelona, Madrid, San Sebastian, Burgos, Bibao, Cordoba, Gibraltar, Costa de Sol, la Ronda, Granada, an evening of authentic Flamenco and more! Discover the best sights and tastes of one of Europe's most charming countries on this, one of our most popular tours.
Aug 2-11 Best of Canadian Rockies Tour, a one of a kind experience
10 days visiting Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Telegraph Cove & Victoria. Sail the inside Passage, cross the Rockies by
rail - no better way to see Canada's magnificent west coast.
9 days visiting Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast, among Europe's best kept secrets. The coastline is stunningly beautiful. This is a wonderful tour if you like scenery and history as well as the charm of ancient cities and architecture.
Sep 16-26 Eastern Europe (including a chance to see Octoberfest)
11 days visiting Munich, cute German villages, The Alps, Vienna, Salzburg and Prague. Travel to some of the prettiest regions of Germany, the Czech Republic and Austria. Enjoy sightseeing and delicious local cusine.
You'll discover several beautiful regions of Europe at a wonderful time of the year.
10 days visiting Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. Featuring the most spectacular fall colors in the world. Fresh country air, a relaxed itinerary, delicious local food.
Oct 17-25 Northern France & Chateau Country
9 days traveling off the beaten path in north and western France.
This tour features three of the country's most famous chateaux: Versailes in the national capital region and Chambord and Chenonceau located in the famous Loire Valley. You'll also visit the fascinating seaside towns of Mont-St-Michel in Normandy and Saint Malo in Brittany. You'll get a taste of tranquil side of France on a tour that features good food, great scenery and history.
Oct 28- Nov 7 Best of Paris, London & Rome
with possible Amsterdam Exten.
11 days visiting three of Europe's most impressive cities.
Experience the Eurostar high speed rail service from London the Paris.
Nov 12-22 Best of India Tour
11 days visiting New Delhi, Agra (the Taj Mahal), Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri, Varanasi, Jhansi and Khajuraho. A tour ideal for people who are concerned
that they will not enjoy India. Our staff are on-hand to make sure you experience
a smooth and enjoyable tour. You'll see some of the most iconic sites in India in a
Dec 1-10 Christmas Markets in Europe
10 days visiting Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, storybook German villages and the Alps. Experience some of the best scenery in Europe. Enjoy live Classical music. Taste the sights and sounds of this magical time of the year in some
of Europe's prettiest towns and villages.
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