Yamato Summer Highlights of Japan Tour

JUNE 21 – 30, 2016  (10 days / 8 nights)

June 21, Tue.     LEAVE LOS ANGELES.    Leave Los Angeles aboard Japan Airlines non-stop flight to Osaka/Kansai.  Cross the International Date Line losing one day which is recovered on the return flight.  

June 22, Wed.     ARRIVE OSAKA/KANSAI AIRPORT AND ON TO KYOTO.   On arrival and after entry procedures, transfer by bus to hotel in Kyoto.

June 23, Thu.     KYOTO. Sightseeing in Kyoto and Nara, full day including Fushimi Inari Shrine.  (B L)
June 24, Fri.    KYOTO.  This is a free day for independent activities.  Your guide will be able to make suggestions  and/or take you if there is a group who will do the same thing.   Enjoy a shab-shab dinner in the evening.    (B D)

June 25, Sat.     KYOTO -  HIROSHIMA.   This  morning, we will leave Kyoto by bullet train  to Hiroshima.  Enjoy a Japanese lunch before going on an afternoon walking tour to Peace Memorial Park.   (B L)
June 26 Sun. HIROSHIMA – MIYAJIMA – ETAJIMA - HIROSHIMA.   This morning, proceed to Miyajima, one of the top three scenic spots in Japan.  See the most famous giant torii gates and visit Itsukushima Shrine.  After an “okonomiyaki” lunch, proceed to Etajima for the rest of the afternoon.  Etajima island is famous for orange fields and oyster farming.  Return to hotel in late afternoon.  (B L)                                      

June 27, Mon.  HIROSHIMA – TOKYO.  Morning free for independent activities such as visiting the Hiroshima Castle, or for going back to Etajima.  Take an afternoon fight from Hiroshima to Tokyo.      (B) 

June 28, Tue.  TOKYO.  Enjoy sightseeing in Tokyo including Meiji Jingu Shrine, Imperial East Garden, Asakusa with its famous Kaminari-mon Gate and large red lantern.  Return via Harajuku (shopping).  (B L)

June 29, Wed.    TOKYO.  All day free for independent activities or last-minute shopping.  Optional tours will be available.  Farewell dinner in the evening.  (B D)                                                                
June 30, Thu.     TOKYO – LOS ANGELES.   Morning free until departure for Tokyo/Narita Airport at 1 p.m. to board the non-stop Japan Airlines flight back to Los Angeles.  Crossing the International Date Line, arrival in Los Angeles is the same day. (B)                                              

TOUR FARE:  $3,995.00 PER PERSON including air fare on the group economy fare which requires a minimum of ten persons traveling together.    Rate is based on two people sharing one room. For single occupancy, there is a supplement. Please call for details.

TOUR GUIDE:   Mr. Shigeru Shinohara, is our English-speaking guide in Japan.

This is only an outline of the cities we will visit.  Please join us as we show you Japan with all its beautiful and historical sights!

NOTE:  Itinerary is subject to change without notice.

Kyoto             Granvia Hotel Kyoto                             (3 nights)
Hiroshima    Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima            (2 nights)
Tokyo             Imperial  Hotel, Tokyo                         (3 nights)