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TOHOKU TRAVEL SERVICE, INC.
1741 NUUANU AVENUE, 2ND FLOOR
HONOLULU, HAWAII 96817 
PH: (808) 536-8618/538-7854 TA #486
FAX: (808) 524-1053
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TOHOKU TRAVEL FANTASTIC JAPAN THEME PARKS 
WITH THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER & TOKYO DISNEY SEA TOUR #11
MAY 30, 2017 (TUESDAY) - JUNE 10, 2017 (SATURDAY) / ROSS TERANISHI 

MAY 30 (TUE) HONOLULU
Leave Honolulu Int’l Airport via Japan Airlines flight. Lunch and a Snack will be served aboard the flight. FREE Movies and Drinks.

MAY 31 (WED) USJ, OSAKA HOTEL KEIHAN UNIVERSAL CITY
Arrive at Kansai Int’l or Itami Airport and after entry formalities, by bus to the hotel which is the "Official Hotel of Universal Studios Japan (USJ)". The hotel is located in the center of the Universal Studio’s shopping mall,

JUNE 01 (THU) USJ, OSAKA HOTEL KEIHAN UNIVERSAL CITY
Visit Kaiyukan Aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in the world. The main attraction is the majestic giant "Whale shark", the largest fish on the earth. And there are 30,000 marine animals, representing 580 species. It’s a magnetic attraction for both children and adults. Then to Nara the first permanent capital of Japan founded in 710. Visit World heritage Todaiji temple, one of Japan’s most famous and historically significant temples which originally constructed in 752. Daibutsuden (Big Buddha Hall) is the world's largest wooden building holds Big Buddha (155ft. high) the world’s largest bronze statue and is widely admired and worshipped as a symbol of the ancient capital of Japan. After going back to the hotel, tour guide will take you to the Universal Citywalk mall. This massive shopping complex feature restaurants and shops carries unique goods such as local souvenirs, USJ Characters, etc

JUNE 02 (FRI) USJ, OSAKA _ HOTEL KEIHAN UNIVERSAL CITY
Enjoy a whole day Free Time at Universal Studios Japan (USJ)! USJ is the first Universal Studios outside of the USA. In addition, it has many of the most popular attractions of Universal Studios Florida. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a magnificent area with attractions, shops and restaurants reproducing the world from the Harry Potter films. The famed Hogwarts castle, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, scarlet Hogwarts Express train, etc. are faithfully reproduced with incredible intricate details. You’ll experience physical incarnation just like you are in scene of the Harry potter story. Amazing flight simulator ride uses state-of-the-art 4K technology (now in 3D for the first time in the world) is particularly popular. You also enjoy regular attractions of USJ such as Sesame Street 4D Movie Magic, Hollywood Dream The Ride, The Flying Dinosaur, Spider-Man The Ride 4K3D etc. And Hello Kitty, Peanuts, Elmo, Cookie Monster, etc., are walking around throughout the park. One day ticket is included on the tour. Enjoy exciting theme ride and shows of famous movie and animation!

JUNE 03 (SAT) KYOTO KYOTO NEW HANKYU HOTEL
Head to Kyoto, another ancient capital of Japan with a 1200 year history. First visit the symbol of Kyoto, Kinkakuji Temple (World heritage site) known as “Golden Pavilion”, situated picturesquely in its garden. The three-story golden pavilion extends over the pond and is reflected in the calm waters, an image designed to suggest an existence somewhere between heaven and earth. And enjoy shopping at the Kyoto Handicraft Center, carrying Kyoto’s beautiful and skillfully handcrafted items and specialty goods. After lunch of Kyoto’s healthy Obanzai dish, visit another World heritage site, Kiyomizu Temple, one of Japan’s most celebrated temples founded in 780. The main hall is noted for its beautiful background scenery of Kyoto. Enjoy strolling the approach to the temple with many shops carries local specialties such as pottery, sweets, pickles and standard set of Kyoto’s souvenirs, etc. Then go to the hotel located in front of Kyoto Station and close to department store, big electronics store, 100 YEN shop, etc. After hotel check in, tour guide will take you to Holo Holo around the hotel.

JUNE 04 (SUN) NAGOYA CASTLE PLAZA
Go to Nagoya, Japan’s 4th largest city with full of historical landmarks and traditional culture. Visit the world famous “Nagoya Castle” built in 1612 by Tokugawa Ieyasu and was one of the largest castles in Japan. In the present, rebuilt main tower turn to a modern museum exhibits castle's history with Armor, Samurai swords, etc. Visit Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology to see the 4000 exhibitions with dynamic displays of original equipment, through the textile machinery and automobile industries with which the Toyota has been involved. See various demonstrations that shown by operators. It gives you a clear command of Toyota’s technical progress. There is also a hands-on children’s discovery area “Technoland”. Mechanism of machinery can be learned while having a fun. Our hotel is located near the Nagoya station and underground shopping mall. After hotel check in, tour guide will take you to shopping area.

JUNE 05 (MON) LAKE KAWAGUCHI HOTEL REGINA KAWAGUCHI-KO (ONSEN) ♨
Ride a Bullet Train (Shinkansen) to Shizuoka. You will encounter to world renowned Japanese train technology with a speed of max 177 M.P.H. Upon arrival at the station, transfer by bus to Mt. FUJI, Japan's highest and most prominent mountain which is designated as World Heritage site in 2013. Visit Fuji Safari Park, a biggest full-scale zoological park in Japan where many animals from around the world live freely at the foot of Mt Fuji. Drive slowly through vast “Safari Zone” where Lion, Tiger, Elephant, Cheetah (30 species total) can be observed up close. If weather is fine, you get to see animals with the impressive backdrop of Mt. Fuji. Then go to Lake Kawaguchi, very popular place where spectacular views of Mt Fuji can be enjoyed on clear day. Our hotel is located at the foot of Mt. Fuji with the picture window of all the room facing it. Soak and Relax in Hot Spring Bath and enjoy Traditional Japanese Kaiseki Dinner in the evening.

JUNE 06 (TUE) TOKYO DISNEY RESORT HOTEL OKURA TOKYO BAY
In the morning, Drive up the Fuji Subaru Line to the 5th Station (7,562 ft) of Mt. Fuji (weather permitting) which overlooks Japan Alps, Fuji 5 lakes, etc. And visit Mt. Fuji World heritage Center a brand new Museum just opened in June, 2016. You can learn about “symbol of Japan” Mt. Fuji’s ecology, arts, cultural history of the sacred mountain, etc. You can also purchase merchandise pertaining to Mt. Fuji at the gift shop. After enjoy Hoto Nabe (local cuisine in Yamanashi which is similar to Udon noodle) lunch, head to Tokyo Disney Resort. Our accommodation is the official hotel of Tokyo Disney Resort and located near the Disney Resort Line Monorail station (3 minutes walk). You will get a chance to visit Disney’s official souvenir shop “Bon Voyage” and “Ikspiari” Shopping mall after hotel check in (Optional).

JUNE 07 (WED) TOKYO DISNEY RESORT HOTEL OKURA TOKYO BAY
Whole day free time to enjoy Tokyo Disney Sea. A sea-themed park which is different from the other Disney parks in the world. The overall intention was to create a more adult-themed park, include faster, scarier rides and shows designed more for older audience. A new attraction themed to the world of the “Finding Nemo” will be open in 2017 Spring. In the morning, go to station and catch a Disney Resort Line monorail to main gate station of Tokyo Disney sea. Upon arrival, Whole day free time for having fun at Disney Sea. Wandering around, You will be amazed at the fantastic shows and rides in the parks. We will give you One day ticket of Tokyo Disney Sea and Monorail. You can go back to the hotel on your own anytime you choose to, using the monorail. If you wish you can see fireworks in the evening at the park.

JUNE 08 (THU) YOKOHAMA/TOKYO YOKOHAMA BAY SHERATON HOTEL & TOWERS
All day excursion in Tokyo! Visit Imperial Palace East Garden, former Edo Castle's innermost circles initially constructed in 1620. Remaining foundation of former castle tower, Museum of Imperial Collections, nice Japanese garden, etc., can be enjoyed. Then go to Odaiba, the highly popular shopping and entertainment district in Tokyo. Visit Trick Art Museum with a collection of amazingly realistic scenes designed you can take picture with trick arts to make it looks like you are a part of picture. It is newly opened amusing and amazing attraction. We will enjoy shopping and lunch at Aqua City Shopping Mall. You will get a chance to visit 100YEN shop, Hello Kitty shop, Disney store, etc. Then drive over spectacular Rainbow Bridge with nice views of the waterfront subcenter in Tokyo to Yokohama 2nd largest city in Japan. Our hotel is very convenient location within easy walking distance to department store, big electronics store, 100 YEN shop and underground shopping mall. After hotel check in, tour guide will take you holo holo around the hotel.

JUNE 09 (FRI) YOKOHAMA/TOKYO YOKOHAMA BAY SHERATON HOTEL & TOWERS
Go to Ueno in central Tokyo to visit National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan's largest science museum. See outstanding and curiosity-inspiring exhibitions exploring animal & plant kingdom and prehistoric world. Impressive collections of dinosaur displays are worth seeing. Then to Asakusa, the heart of the old downtown (Shitamachi) Tokyo and visit its main attraction Sensoji temple, preserving the spirit of capital’s past. You can still glimpse traces of the Edo period (1603–1868) when you walk around and enjoy shopping at Nakamise shopping street with a variety of traditional local snacks and tourist souvenirs. And you can see the world's tallest tower (2080 Ft height) "Tokyo Sky Tree" completed in 2012. And visit Ameyoko, one of Japan's most popular shopping streets, filled with many shops dealing discounts on all kind of products including dried seafood, sweets, T-shirts, shoes etc. After going back to the hotel, Free time to continue shopping, packing, etc.(Lunch & Dinner will be at your own expense)

JUNE 10 (SAT) HONOLULU {ONLY BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED THIS DAY.}
At check-out time we will come around to tape and tie-up the boxes and take the baggage to be checked-in down. In the afternoon, go to Narita Airport to catch Japan Airlines flight in the evening to Honolulu, arriving the same morning, JUNE 10, 2017 (Sat). After clearing U.S. Customs proceed home. (Lunch & dinner will be your own expense.) LUNCH AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE / DINNER ON THE PLANE.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR JOINING OUR TOHOKU TRAVEL’S FANTASTIC JAPAN THEME PARKS WITH THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER & TOKYO DISNEY SEA TOUR #11 Clients remaining back will be assisted in obtaining train, plane and hotel reservations. Members may return to Honolulu individually, but no later than 3 months from day of departure. Weekend returns will cost more per person. Yokohama Travel, Inc. will charge you if you need their assistance in returning home individually and around $100.00 from Yokohama. Please call our office for more details. MAHALO!

LAND ONLY TOUR COST (11 DAYS) -----$3,950.00 * PLUS AIRFARE: $1,100.00 (ESTIMATED)
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PLEASE ADD--- $832.00* ¥100 YEN RATE {¥ 8,316 X 10-NIGHTS = ¥83,160 YENS}
* {YEN/DOLLAR DIFFERENTIAL BASED ON: ¥ YENS} TOTAL LAND & AIR: $5,050.00

*Based on ¥100 Yens to a U.S. Dollar Rate. Two Persons sharing a twin-bedded room. All meals except the Last Day LUNCH/DINNER and Departure Day LUNCH (DINNER on the Plane). All tours as per itinerary and subject to changes.
$100.00 REQUIRED AT TIME OF RESERVATION

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL: TOHOKU TRAVEL SERVICE INC. (536-8618 or 538-7854)
JAPAN TOUR ARRANGED AND GUIDED BY: YOKOHAMA TRAVEL INC. ITO BLDG. #502, 2-22-3 TSURUYA-CHO KANAGAWA-KU, YOKOHAMA, 221-0835 JAPAN PH: (045)311-1011 FAX: (045)311-1013

YEN/DOLLAR RATE GROUND TOUR ADJUSTMENT 45 DAYS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE DATE OR EARLIER TOUR #11

TOUR GET-TOGETHER LUNCHEON
DATE: MAY 07 2017 (SUNDAY) 
TIME: 11:00AM
PLACE: EMPRESS RESTAURANT ADDRESS: 100 N. BERETANIA (CHINESE CULTURAL)
COST: NO COST TO TOUR MEMBERS
ATTIRE: VERY INFORMAL - CASUAL WEAR (LUNCHEON TAKES ABOUT 1 ½ HOURS)

TOUR CONDITIONS
ESTIMATED AIR: Airfare may be cheaper or more expensive at time of issue. $225.00 Cancellation Fee usually charged by air carrier.

INCLUDES: All land transportation included in the itinerary, all hotel accommodations, meals and all sightseeing listed, all transfer of passenger and baggage, souvenir picture and tour tax. .

DOES NOT INCLUDE: Airfare & Individual expenses after termination of tour as stated in itinerary. Also, wine, liquor, mineral water, laundry and other items of personal nature, cost of obtaining passport and visa or other necessary documents.

BAGGAGE: Limited to (1) piece, 50 lbs and (1) hand-carry.

RESPONSIBILITY: The tour organizer or any travel agencies involved, act only as agents for the passengers in regards to travel, sightseeing, hotel and meal arrangements, and other tour services. The organizer/agency will accept no responsibility or liability in respect of either person or property for any loss, damage, injury, accident, delay or irregularity, however, occasioned, sustained, or suffered in or during any journey, trip, or tour, or in carrying out of any arrangements booked by or through it.

If the agency becomes aware that a passenger has a special chronic health problem, the agency shall ensure that it is provided with a letter from the passenger’s personal physician stating the nature of such health problem and certifying that the passenger is physically fit to participate in the tour. Also, in our endeavor to ensure congenial membership, we reserve the right to refuse the application of anyone and / or to expel from the tour, members whose conduct is incompatible with the interests of the tour. Further, we reserve the right to refuse the application of any handicapped passenger if it is determined that such passenger would impede the schedule of the tour and greatly inconvenience the majority of tour members. However, if a handicapped passenger accepted for the tour requires any form of special assistance, he/she must be accompanied by a qualified helper who takes total responsibility for the handicapped passenger’s well being.

Baggage’s are at owner’s own risk. The right is reserved to make any necessary changes in tour if deemed advisable. Also, the airlines and other transportation companies concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time passengers are not on board their carriers concerned. The airline ticket and passage contract in use by the airlines concerned when issued shall constitute the sole contract between the airlines and purchaser of the tour and / or passenger. The services of any IATA Carrier will be used as required. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

AIR SURCHARGE WAIVED FOR YEAR 2017: TOUR MEMBERS NOT PURCHASING THEIR AIRLINE TICKETS THROUGH TOHOKU TRAVEL SERVICE, INC. WILL NOT BE ASSESSED A $225.00 PER PERSON SURCHARGE. BUT YOU MUST FIND YOUR OWN TRANSPORTATION TO THE HOTEL. SAME GOES FOR DEPARTURES FROM JAPAN. YOU MUST FIND YOUR OWN WAY TO THE AIRPORT. THANK YOU! TRAVEL HINTS:

TRAVEL ETIQUETTE: PLEASE NO SMOKING AND TO ROTATE SEATS ON BUSES. {BUS SEATING CHART WILL BE MADE}

FOOD REQUEST: If you cannot eat certain foods, please do not forget to turn in your request form, 1 week before departure or earlier, so we may try to comply with your request.

TOUR CONDITIONS REMINDER: The ground tour is based on ¥100 Yens to a U.S. DOLLAR RATE. In case of any re-valuation, the price shall be adjusted accordingly at time of payment. See Yen Chart. The airfares are present rates and should the airfares be changed, adjustments will be made accordingly. The YEN RATE OF THE DAY will be used at time of payment. THANK YOU!

FINAL PAYMENT 45 days before departure:
Date: APRIL 14, 2017

LAND TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY:
45 DAYS - 40 DAYS -$ 50.00
39 DAYS – 30 DAYS - $100.00
29 DAYS – 15 DAYS - $300.00*
14 DAYS – 07 DAYS - $400.00*
06 DAYS – 01 DAY - $800.00*

NO REFUND ONCE TOUR STARTS.

TRAVEL INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

*MAY HAVE EXTRA CANCELLATION CHARGES FOR MIYAKO ODORI, TOKYO DISNEY SEA TICKETS, SHINKANSEN TICKET FEE, ETC. IF YEN WAS ALREADY PURCHASE TO PAY FOR THIS TOUR, THEN THE YEN EXCHANGE RATE AT TIME OF REFUND WILL AFFECT THE REFUND SINCE WE HAVE TO CONVERT THE YEN BACK TO U.S. DOLLARS AGAIN.