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TOHOKU TRAVEL SERVICE, INC. 
1741 NUUANU AVE. 2ND FLOOR
HONOLULU, HAWAII 96817
PHONE: 536-8618/538-7854 FAX: (808) 524-1054
TOLL FREE PH: 1-888-966-3666
HAWAII GUIDE: MR. ROSS TERANISHI 

TOHOKU TRAVEL’S 2013 EASTERN US & CANADA GRAND VACATION
WITH EXTENDED STAY IN NEW YORK CITY TOUR 
DEPART: SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 (TUESDAY) RETURNS: OCTOBER 03, 2013 (THURSDAY)

TUESDAY – SEPTEMBER 17 DAY 00 
Leave Honolulu International Airport after check-in on United Airlines Flight #14. 
Please be sure to bring your Passport with you. (Must be same name as on the Airline Ticket).
{HNL/EWR; UAL #14 (7:30 PM / 11:10 AM) + 1}

WEDNESDAY -SEPTEMBER 18 – SKYLINE HOTEL
DAY 01 NEW YORK CITY 
Arrive in New York @ Newark Airport at 11:10AM. Transfer to your hotel in the Big Apple!
Welcome to the “Big Apple” Enjoy time at your leisure to relax or do some independent exploring.

THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 19 – HOLIDAY INN BOSTON-BROOKLINE
DAY 02 NEW YORK CITY-BOSTON
This morning, on the included sightseeing tour with a local expert, visit Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, City Hall, Wall Street, and Trinity Church. This afternoon, head for Boston-the “Cradle of American Liberty.” Visit its historic landmarks, reflecting the important part it has played in the history of the United States.

FRIDAY - SEPTEMBER 20 – HOLIDAY INN BOSTON-BROOKLINE
DAY 03 BOSTON
On your morning guided tour of Boston, see Faneuil Hall, the Old North Church (where Paul Revere was signaled for the departure of British troops to Lexington), and Boston Common. This afternoon is free for you to explore on your own. This evening, why not join your traveling companions for dinner at a popular downtown restaurant?

SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 21 – HOTEL UNIVERSEL
DAY 04 BOSTON-QUEBEC CITY AREA
Journey north through New Hampshire, passing the state’s capitol dome at Concord and on to the scenic White Mountains. Continue on the Canadian border, where you’ll notice a sudden change in language and tradition as you enter the French-Canadian province of Quebec. Overnight in historic Quebec City, which was built on the banks of the mighty St. Lawrence River.

SUNDAY - SEPTEMBER 22 – HOTEL UNIVERSEL
DAY 05 QUEBEC CITY AREA 
This morning, join your fellow traveling companions on a unique optional excursion to the Erabliere le Chemin du Roy Sugar Shack. Visitors to the sugar cabin will enjoy a typical Quebec breakfast, along with a guided visit and presentation to explain the process of maple extraction. Afterward, return to Quebec City for a guided tour of Canada’s only walled city, crowned by the turrets of Chateau Frontenac. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Quebec was the center of New France; today, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within the walls reside the Place d’Armes, Laval Seminary, the star-plan Citadelle with grand vistas from its bastions, and ancient Place Royale. See the Old World houses crowding narrow streets in Lower Town and the historic Plains of Abraham, where General Wolfe stormed the slopes. This afternoon is at leisure.

MONDAY – SEPTEMBER 23 – HOTEL MARITIME PLAZA
DAY 06 QUEBEC CITY AREA-MONTREAL
Today, drive to cosmopolitan Montreal, one of Canada’s largest cities. Home of Expo ’67 and the 1976 Summer Olympics, this afternoon’s included sightseeing tour includes St. Joseph’s Oratory, the lookout atop Mount Royal, once-walled Old Montreal, Notre Dame Church, the Seminary of St. Sulpice, built by the first missionary settlers, and modern Montreal.

TUESDAY- SEPTEMBER 24 – THE CARTIER PLACE SUITE HOTEL
DAY 07 MONTREAL-OTTAWA
Drive west to Ottawa, Canada’s beautiful capital. Your city sightseeing includes Parliament Hill with its gothic buildings, the Canadian Mint, the Rideau Canal, the hexagonal National Arts Centre, and stately residences and embassies. With a free afternoon, you might want to visit the Canadian Museum of Civilization, with panoramic views of Parliament Hill across the Ottawa River.

WEDNESDAY – SEPTEMBER 25 – BEST WESTERN PRIMROSE HOTEL
DAY 08 OTTAWA-KINGSTON-TORONTO
Trace the Rideau Canal south to the amazing St. Lawrence Islands National Park. Enjoy many wooded islands along the St. Lawrence River, sprinkled with beautifully simple to opulent summer homes on your include SCENIC CRUISE.

THURSDAY- SEPTEMBER 26 – BEST WESTERN PRIMROSE HOTEL
DAY 09 TORONTO
Setting Toronto’s exciting architectural pace are City Hall; the downtown banking district; the Sky Dome stadium; and stunning CN Tower, more than a third of a mile high. See all this and more on your morning city sightseeing tour. Then, spend the rest of the day exploring the city sights on your own, including Harbourfront, Ontario Place, and Chinatown.

FRIDAY - SEPTEMBER 27 – BEST WESTERN PLUS CAIRN CROFT
DAY 10 TORONTO-NIAGARA FALLS
Travel south along the lakeshore and through the rich farmlands and vineyards of Ontario to Niagara Falls. Stop at Table Rock and hear the raging waters. Then, board the MAID OF THE MIST for amazing close-ups at the base of the falls.

SATURDAY – SEPTEMBER 28 – LANCASTER HOST RESORT
DAY 11 NIAGARA FALLS-LANCASTER
Leave Canada today and head southeast through the Appalachian Mountains and along a portion of the Susquehanna River into Pennsylvania Dutch farm country.Tonight, join the optional excursion and experience a traditional Amish dinner.

SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 29 – CROWNE PLAZA OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
DAY 12 LANCASTER-PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH COUNTRY-WASHINGTON DC AREA
This morning, stop at the AMISH FARM & HOUSE. A local Guide explains the faith, culture, and way of life of these people for whom tradition forbids the use of electricity or telephones in the home. On to Washington DC for afternoon arrival.

MONDAY – SEPTEMBER 30 – CROWNE PLAZA OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
DAY 13 WASHINGTON DC AREA
Your half-day guided tour features the Korean, Vietnam War Veterans, and National WWII Memorials, as well as many other well-known sights. You’ll also stop for photos at the White House and Capitol Hill. Then, cross the Potomac River and see the graves of American heroes—including those of Robert, Ted, and John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis—in beautiful Arlington Cemetery. Your tour director will also suggest a number of independent activities that explore different facets of this splendid city.

TUESDAY – OCTOBER 01 – SKYLINE HOTEL
DAY 14 WASHINGTON DC AREA—PHILADELPHIA-NEW YORK CITY
This morning, drive to Philadelphia, birthplace of the nation, where an orientation tour focuses on the historic significance of the city. Afterward, leave for New York City. Check into the Skyline Hotel for the next two nights.

WEDNESDAY – OCTOBER 02 – SKYLINE HOTEL
DAY 15 NEW YORK CITY
The “BIG APPLE” beckons. New York has it all, from Broadway shows to museums, shopping, and great restaurants.

THURSDAY – OCTOBER 03
DAY 16 NEW YORK CITY—HONOLULU
Tour ends today. Transfer to Newark Airport to catch United Airlines Flight#15. Depart at 12:40PM and arrive in Honolulu Airport at 5:20PM. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

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* Deposit of $250.00 per person, required NON REFUNDABLE & balance due 70 Days prior to Departure (JULY 06, 2013).
* Airfare included in Tour Cost and Tour Cost must be paid by CHECK ONLY.
* Please let us know if you have a United Airlines Mileage Plus Number.
* Please take a PASSPORT with you on the trip. (NAME must be same name as on the airline ticket).
* Minimum Needed for Hawaii Escort from is Hawaii 15 person
* Airplane & itinerary may be subject to changes.
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Vacation Overview 
This grand vacation travels through northeastern parts of the U.S. and Canada. Begin your trip in New York City with an exciting sightseeing tour. Then travel north to Boston, a city known for its colonial history, for a guided tour and time to discover the city on your own. Travel north through New Hampshire’s beautiful mountains and scenery on your way to Québec, a French-Canadian province. Enjoy a guided tour of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the best-preserved cities in North America. In this historic walled town, perhaps dine in one of the French restaurants.

Turn south toward cosmopolitan Montréal, a city which blends historic architecture with modern skyscrapers, and enjoy an included sightseeing tour. Be sure to study up on your French, as it is one of the world’s largest French-speaking cities. Then drive west to the capital of Canada—Ottawa—for a city sightseeing tour and free time to explore. Visit St. Lawrence Islands National Park with an included scenic cruise on the river.

Next is cosmopolitan Toronto, Canada’s largest city and Ontario’s capital. See major landmarks such as the CN Tower and SkyDome Stadium on a city tour. From Toronto, travel to Niagara Falls and board the Maid of the Mist for up-close views of thundering Niagara Falls. Toward the end of your journey, leave Canada and travel through the Appalachian Mountains into Pennsylvania Dutch Country to learn about the faith, culture, and way of life of the Amish in Lancaster County. Then visit the capital of the U.S., Washington DC, and spend two nights getting to know this fascinating city. Your guided tour of Washington DC includes some of the city’s main highlights. Finally, on your way back to New York City, stop in Philadelphia, a city of historic significance, for an orientation tour. Spend two nights exploring New York City—a fantastic way to end your vacation through northeastern U.S. and Canada.

Sightseeing:
In New York City, Boston, Québec City, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, and Washington DC; orientation tour in Philadelphia; scenic cruise along the St. Lawrence River, Maid of the Mist cruise, Amish farm & house, Arlington National Cemetery, Korean, Vietnam War Veterans & National WWII Memorials.
Scenic Highlights:
Faneuil Hall, the Old North Church, Boston Common, scenic White Mountains, French-Canadian province of Québec, St. Lawrence River, Québec City (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Place d’Armes, Laval Seminary, the star-plan Citadelle, once-walled Old Montréal, Seminary of St. Sulpice, Mount Royal, modern Montréal, Ottawa River and the Rideau Canal, Rideau Falls, CN Tower, Niagara Falls, Appalachian Mountains, and Pennsylvania Dutch farm country.
Guides:
Local Guides for city sightseeing in New York City, Boston, Washington DC, Québec City, Montréal, Ottawa, and Amish farm & house; services of a professional Tour Director; local host service in New York City where information is provided for independant exploration and dining.
This Cosmos travel package does not include meals. Most of our hotels offer anything from coffee to a full breakfast, so you can start the day the way you like best. At most lunch stops, your Tour Director will have information on local restaurants. Dinnertime is your chance to sample local cuisine. Sometimes your Tour Director will offer an optional dinner outing.

2013 Travel Terms & Conditions
These terms and conditions apply to 2013 vacations
View 2012 terms and conditions.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
The purchase of any travel services offered by Group Voyagers, Inc., doing business as Cosmos (hereinafter "Cosmos") constitutes a contractual arrangement between you and Cosmos, and represents your acceptance of the Cosmos Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking. You are advised to check on the Web sites or to request the latest version of the Terms & Conditions from your Travel Agent or Cosmos prior to booking your vacation.

Deposit & Final Payment:
A non-refundable, non-transferable land deposit of $250 per person per vacation is required for Cosmos to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions as noted below. Cosmos accepts checks, money orders, Visa, MasterCard, Discover/Novus, and American Express. Your booking is not confirmed and payment is not deemed made until the deposit is received by Cosmos and you receive a confirmation invoice. Your reservation will be automatically canceled if deposit is not received by Cosmos by the deposit due date. On certain departures, deposits may be required at time of booking to hold or to confirm space for you. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions.
If final payment is not received by the due date, your reservation will be canceled and your full deposit, including Travel Protection payments and any air deposits or Instant Purchase Air purchases (including applicable fees), will be retained by Cosmos. Cosmos is not responsible for canceled land and/or air reservations in the event payment is not received by the final payment date. Payment in full is required at time of booking for reservations made within the final payment date of your vacation

Hotels, Accommodations & Transportation:
The hotels listed on this website are intended to be used on all departures; however hotels are not guaranteed. Cosmos reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed on the itinerary pages. if a change becomes necessary for any reason, including alternate hotels for additional departures on the same date, or hotel location changes within or outside itinerary cities, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent or higher quality, when available, to those shown. No refunds are provided for hotel changes; full cancellation penalties as noted above apply.
Every effort is made to reserve only twin-bedded rooms. Occasionally, some hotels will only provide double-bedded rooms. These rooms will be allocated to couples. Please note that check-in times vary worldwide; Cosmos cannot control or guarantee check-in times.
In the rare event that included train or air services are unavailable, alternate services will be provided. Itinerary timings are approximate and may be subject to change.

Baggage Allowance:
Porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person is included in the vacation price. Airport/train station porterage is not included unless otherwise specified in your travel documents. Please be prepared to carry your own suitcase on and off airplanes and trains and through airports and train stations. Due to limited motorcoach capacity, your single bag should have dimensions not exceeding 30"x21"x11" and weight not exceeding 50lbs (22kg) unless otherwise noted in your Travel Documents. We regret that we are unable to accept a second suitcase or any luggage exceeding these limits on any vacation. Some vacations have more restrictive regulations than listed above. Please refer to your Travel Documents for more information.
Air carrier restrictions may vary from the limitations listed above. Size and weight limitations for carry-on and checked baggage vary from airline to airline and even according to destination, and are becoming more restrictive. While making a booking online at www.Cosmos.com you will be provided with baggage fee information. After booking, up-to-date information on carrier specific standard checked baggage allowance (including size and weight limitations), the standard allowance (and fee, if applicable) for carry-on baggage, and the standard fee for the first and second checked bag, along with the information that additional discounts may apply depending on flyer-specific factors (.e.g. frequent flyer status, military, credit card used for purchase or early purchase over the internet, etc.) can be found on the carrier's website or by accessing www.iflybags.com. Please read this information carefully as Cosmos is not responsible for additional fees imposed by air carriers for baggage and these fees are not included in the airfare or the vacation package price. You will be required to pay these fees directly to the airline at check-in. Regulations within most airports require that travelers handle their own luggage through customs. No responsibility is accepted by Cosmos for loss of or damage to baggage or any of the traveler's belongings throughout the duration of the vacation. Baggage insurance is recommended. See the Cosmos Web site for an all-inclusive Travel Protection Plan.
Carry-on bags should not exceed the dimensions of 12"x11"x6". For safety reasons, wheeled carry-on bags are not suitable as hand luggage on motorcoaches and mini-buses. Carry-on bags must be small enough to store in overhead bins or under the seat in front of you on motorcoaches and other transportation.
Travel Documents:
Passenger Travel Documents, including e-ticket itineraries, are sent by regular ground delivery approximately 2-3 weeks prior to departure, provided full invoice payment has been received. If available, a service charge per reservation is added for documents requested in advance and/or for 2-day delivery or for delivery to multiple addresses. Please indicate at the time of reservation whether you prefer regular ground delivery or 2-day delivery (2-day delivery with related charges is required for reservations made within 45 days of commencement of services and for delivery outside the continental United States; charges will be quoted at time of reservation).
Gratuities:
Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation. This includes wait staff at included meals, hospitality staff at hotels for nights purchased through Globus, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your Tour or Cruise Director, Local Hosts, Local Guides, Tour Driver, and ship's crew are not included in the vacation price and are discretionary.
Not Included in the Land Vacation Price (including when air is not purchased through Cosmos):
The following charges are not included in the land vacation price: airfare to and from the start of your vacation; Intra-vacation air unless specified in the itinerary; airline baggage fees including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees including the September 11th Security fee up to $10 per person, passenger facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $3.70 per segment, and U.S. and International arrival and departure and other government-imposed added by the airline and applicable at time of booking; port taxes; passports; visas and vaccinations; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship's crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted Cosmos menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or onboard your vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers on non-qualifying flights; optional excursions; porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Protection; and all other items of a personal nature.

TOUR GET-TOGETHER LUNCHEON
DATE: SEPTEMBER 01, 2013 (SUNDAY) TIME: 12:00PM (NOON)
PLACE: HAWAII TOKAI INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE CAFETERIA
2241 KAPIOLANI BLVD., HONOLULU, HI.
{NEAR ALA WAI FIELD & PAANI STREET}
{GO EAST BOUND ON KAPIOLANI & TURN RIGHT INTO BUILDING}
** “MEAL COST”: NO COST TO TOUR MEMBERS
ATTIRE: INFORMAL - MUUMUUS, ALOHA SHIRTS
(LUNCHEON TAKES ABOUT 1 ½ HOURS)
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