2019 Yamato Deluxe Autumn Tour to Japan

Nov. 4, Mon.  LEAVE LOS ANGELES.     Depart Los Angeles to Tokyo.  En route, we will cross the International Date Line, arriving the next day.

Nov. 5, Tue.  ARRIVE TOKYO AND ON TO HIROSHIMA.   Upon arrival at Hiroshima, transfer to hotel to check in.                        

Nov. 6, Wed.  MIYAJIMA – HIROSHIMA.  Morning excursion to Miyajima, one of the three most scenic places in Japan.  Return to Hiroshima to visit the Peace Memorial Museum.    (B D)                                                                       

Nov. 7, Thu.  HIROSHIMA -  KYOTO.  Leave by the “bullet train” to Kyoto.  Sightseeing to the Nijo Castle and the Golden Pavilion, an important landmark in Kyoto.  Enjoy a “shab-shab” dinner in the evening at the Moritaya.         (B D)

Nov. 8, Fri.  KYOTO.
  Free day in Kyoto for independent activities.  An optional tour to Nara will be offered. (B)      
Nov. 9, Sat.  KYOTO – KANAZAWA.  Travel by train to Kanazawa on the Japan Sea side.  Visit Omicho Market and beautiful Kenrokuen Garden before checking in at the hotel.      (B L)                                                                
Nov. 10, Sun.  KANAZAWA – SHIRAKAWAGO – TAKAYAMA.  Leave Kanazawa and visit the historic village of Shirakawa-go, declared a UNESCO world heritage site with their traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses, 
Continue to Takayama.   (B  D)

Nov. 11, Mon.   TAKAYAMA – TOKYO.  Morning sightseeing in the charming town of Takayama.  Afternoon train to Tokyo.   (B)
Nov. 12, Tue.   TOKYO.  Sightseeing to the Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace Plaza, and on to Asakusa after a “teppan-yaki” lunch in Ginza.     (B L) 

Nov. 13, Wed.  TOKYO.   This day is free for independent activities and to explore on your own.  Our guide will be available to direct you for your special requests.   Farewell dinner in the hotel this evening.   (B D) 
Nov. 14, Thu.   LEAVE FOR HOME.   Morning free until time to take the Airport Limousine bus to the Tokyo Airport.       (B)

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Hiroshima Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima     2 nights
Kyoto          Hotel Granvia Kyoto                     2 nights
Kanazawa  Kanazawa Tokyu Hotel                1 night
Takayama  Hida Plaza Hotel                            1 night
Tokyo          Imperial Hotel, Tokyo                  3 nights

LAND COST:  $4,995.00 per person, sharing twin room.
                             $995.00 additional for single room occupancy.

AIRFARE: Will be provided separately, using the lowest economy class fare available at time of booking.
                       Premium economy, business, and first-class fare quoted on request.

YAMATO TOUR ESCORT:  Mrs. Peggy Yamato Mikuni
                                                         Assisted by Joanne Mikuni Hong and Naomi Hong

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.

As of 3-10-2019