202411 TA-486

TOHOKU TRAVEL’S SPECTACULAR JAPAN THEME PARKS FEATURING UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN SUPER NINTENDO WORLD & TOKYO DISNEY RESORT TOUR #11 

Departure date: 3 June (Mon) 2024

Return date: 14 June (Fri) 2024


COST OF GROUND TOUR (11 DAYS): $6,200.00

***ESTIMATED ECONOMY AIRFARE PRICE: $1,600.00***

Upgrading to Business Class or Premium economy seats please request these as early as possible these sell out fast.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PLEASE ADD $1,372.00

THE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT CHARGE IS FOR HOTELS ROOMS ONLY.

BUS SEATING IS ASSIGNED TO ONE SEAT PER CUSTOMER.

IF EMPTY SEATS ARE AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

*Price is Based on ¥100 Yens to a U.S. Dollar rate*

Please call for current pricing thank you.

TOUR ITINERARY


JUN 3 (MON) HONOLULU,

Leave Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. A meal and Snack will be served aboard the flight. Free Movies and Drinks.


JUN 4 (TUE) USJ, OSAKA,

HOTEL KEIHAN UNIVERSAL TOWER

Arrive at Kansai Int’l Airport and after clearing entry formalities, by bus to the official hotel of Universal Studios Japan (USJ). We will stay 3 nights at the tallest tower hotel in the area that is located in front of the Universal Studio’s Shopping mall and easy walking distance to entrance of USJ. Enjoy strolling vibrant mall after hotel check in.


JUN 5 (WED) USJ, OSAKA,

HOTEL KEIHAN UNIVERSAL TOWER

In the morning, take a short shuttle boat ride with the Captain Line ferry. Cruising on Osaka Bay while viewing the urban cityscape with skyscrapers and passing underneath a huge bridge. We will visit Kaiyukan Aquarium one of the world’s most spectacular aquariums that ranked #6 of the “Largest and Best Aquariums in the World in 2023.” You can encounter the majestic “Whale Shark” , the largest fish on the earth up-close. Also, a wide variety of 30,000 marine animals, representing 620 species are displayed in a well-organized and impressive way which is like no other aquarium anywhere. You will marvel at the spectacular marine life and various wonders of the sea. After going back to the hotel, the tour guide will take you to Universal Citywalk Shopping mall, a massive entertainment-type shopping complex with about 50 restaurants and shops that is a great place for souvenir hunting and tasting delicious local foods in Osaka. You will find unique items such as local souvenirs of Osaka, USJ Character goods, etc. For those who wish to, will be able to go to USJ this afternoon. (Entrance fee, etc, will be at your own expense)


JUN 6 (THU) USJ, OSAKA,

HOTEL KEIHAN UNIVERSAL TOWER

Enjoy a whole day of Free Time at Universal Studios Japan! USJ is the first Universal Studios outside of the USA and became the World’s top 3 most-visited theme parks in 2022. This fun-packed theme park offers a wide range of rides and attractions with a mix of Hollywood and Japanese characters. Enjoy lots of the best amusement rides ranging from child-friendly carousels to thrilling high-speed rides, exciting attractions such as roller coasters, 4D experiences simulators, etc. Parades and performances incorporated with Japanese characters makes it stand out from other Universal Studios parks worldwide. You will be able to visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a magnificent area with attractions, shops and restaurants reproducing the Wizarding World from the Harry Potter films. Hogwarts castle, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Hogwarts Express train, etc., are faithfully reproduced with incredible intricate details. You will experience a physical incarnation just like you are in a scene of the Harry potter story. Also, you will get a chance to visit World’s first Super Nintendo World, which is the most sought-after attraction now. You can experience the wonderment of a “life-size, living video game.” The exciting world of “Mushroom Kingdom” is remade just like how it was from the game. There are various attractions including high-tech rides with the theme of Mario Kart and Yoshi’s Adventure. One day Studio Pass and Express Pass 4 are included on the tour. Enjoy exciting theme rides, shows of famous movies, animation and video games as you like! 


JUN 7 (FRI) KYOTO,

MIYAKO HOTEL KYOTO HACHIJO

Today you will encounter “Historic Monuments of Ancient Japan”. We will go to Nara, the first permanent capital of Japan founded over 1,300 years ago. We will visit the World heritage site Todaiji temple, one of the most famous and historically significant temples in Japan which was originally constructed in 752. Its Daibutsuden (Big Buddha Hall) is the world's largest wooden building and holds the world’s largest bronze statue 50 ft high Big Buddha. It was a symbol of the ancient capital of Japan which has been widely admired and worshiped as the Great Buddha of Nara. Then head to Kyoto, another ancient capital of Japan that has a 1,200-year history. Visit Fushimi Inari Shrine which has been ranked the "Japan’s Most popular tourist destination" by Tripadvisor. This intriguing shrine is famous for its seemingly unending path of thousands of vermilion Torii gates which makes it “One of the most picturesque locations in Kyoto.” You can also enjoy strolling the approach to the shrine with many shops carrying Kyoto’s local specialties such as crackers, potteries, sweets, etc. And visit Kyoto's most famed attraction Kinkakuji Temple known as “Golden Pavilion” situated picturesquely in its garden. This World heritage site is chosen as "1 of 36 of Japan's most stunning places" by CNN. The three stories 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. Then go to the hotel located in front of Kyoto Station and close to AEON shopping mall including UNIQLO, 100 YEN shop, Toy store, etc. After hotel check in, the tour guides will take you “Holo-Holo” around the hotel.


JUN 8 (SAT) TOYOHASHI,

LOISIR HOTEL TOYOHASHI

In the morning, walk to Kyoto Station to ride a Shinkansen Bullet Train to Nagoya. You will be able to experience world renowned Japanese train technology with a speed of max 171 M.P.H. Upon arrival at the station, transfer by bus to Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry & Technology. Japan's biggest company "Toyota" introduces the history of the company using the 4,000 exhibitions with dynamic displays of original equipment, through textile machinery and automobile industries Toyota has been involved. You will see various demonstrations shown by operators. It gives you a clear command of Toyota’s technical progress. Then visit Okazaki Castle, known as the birthplace of one of the most influential Samurai in Japanese history "Tokugawa Ieyasu".  There is Mikawa Bushi & Ieyasu Museum which outlines the local history and local Samurais who are praised as Proud, Stoic, Loyal and Strong warriors with displays of weapons, combat war helmets and armor including replicas of Ieyasu’s armor and battle items. Castle ground is a peaceful place to wander among the original stone walls and moats with 400 years of history. Later, I headed to Toyohashi. Our hotel is located right next to a famous discount store MEGA Don Quijote shopping center that offers an amazing selection of Japanese souvenirs, a variety of food and snacks, medical & beauty products, toys, clothes, houseware, etc. Enjoy a shopping maze adventure after hotel check in.


JUN 9 (SUN) LAKE YAMANAKA,

HOTEL MOUNT FUJI (ONSEN)

We will head to the symbol of Japan, Mt. Fuji, Japan's highest and most prominent mountain which is designated as a World heritage site. On the way, we will visit Fuji Safari Park, the 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 the vast “Safari Zone” where Lion, Tiger, Elephant, Cheetah (30 species total) can be observed up close. If the weather is fine, you get to see animals with the impressive backdrop of Mt. Fuji. Then we proceed to Lake Yamanaka, the largest of the Fuji Five Lakes at the foot of Mt. Fuji. Hotel is located in the highlands overlooking lake Yamanaka and Mt Fuji. Soak and Relax in the Onsen Hot Spring bath and enjoy Traditional Japanese Kaiseki Dinner in the evening.


JUN 10 (MON) DISNEY RESORT,

HOTEL OKURA TOKYO BAY

In the morning, visit Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center, a museum where you can learn about 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. Later visit Oshino Ninja Village, an exciting Ninja theme park where you can enjoy incredible Ninja performances with the demonstration using genuine Ninja implements. After enjoying Hoto Nabe (local cuisine in Yamanashi which is similar to Udon noodle) lunch, head to Tokyo Disney Resort, Japan's most popular Amusement Park. We will stay 3 nights at the official hotel of Tokyo Disney Resort located near the Disney Resort Monorail station. You will get a chance to visit Disney’s official souvenir shop Bon Voyage and Ikspiari Shopping mall after hotel check in (optional).


JUN 11 (TUE) DISNEY RESORT,

HOTEL OKURA TOKYO BAY

Whole day of free time to enjoy Tokyo Disney Sea! This sea-themed park is only available in Japan and is different from any other Disney parks in the world. The overall intention was to create a more adult-themed park, including faster, scarier rides and shows designed more for older audiences. In the morning, go to the station and catch a Disney Resort Line monorail to the main gate station of Tokyo Disney Sea. Upon arrival, Whole day of free time for having fun at Disney Sea. Wandering around, you will be amazed at the fantastic shows and rides in the parks such as the carnival-like Toy Story Mania, the Tower of Terror free fall, the high-speed ride through Indiana Jones Adventure, the roller coaster type ride Journey to the Center of the Earth, and the simulation experience called Soaring Fantastic Flight, etc. We will give you a “One day ticket to Tokyo Disney Sea and for the 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.


JUN 12 (WED) DISNEY RESORT,

HOTEL OKURA TOKYO BAY

All day Tokyo City Tour! In the morning, go to Ueno in central Tokyo and visit the National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan's largest science museum. We’ll see outstanding & curiosity-inspiring exhibitions, exploring animal and plant kingdom, prehistoric world, etc. Impressive collections of dinosaur displays are worth seeing. Then go to Asakusa, Tokyo’s most popular tourist attraction in the heart of the old downtown (Shitamachi) Tokyo. We will visit its main attraction, Sensoji temple, preserving the spirit of the 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. For those who wish to, you can choose to go to Tokyo DisneyLand instead of a daytime tour (At your own expense).


JUN 13 (THU) YOKOHAMA,

YOKOHAMA BAY SHERATON HOTEL & TOWERS

Head to Yokohama, the 2nd largest city in Japan. Visit Cup Noodles Museum, a fun & interactive museum that shows the history of the world’s very first instant Ramen noodle. After enjoying shopping & lunch at World Porters Shopping Mall, go to Yokohama LandMark Tower to visit Trick Art Museum with a collection of amazingly realistic scenes designed. You can take pictures with trick arts to make it look like you are a part of the picture. It's the perfect place to take out-of-the-ordinary photos. Tonight’s hotel is a very convenient location within easy walking distance to the department store, big electronics store, ¥100 shop and underground shopping mall. After hotel arrival, the tour guides will take you to Pokémon Center Yokohama. (Lunch / Dinner will be at your own expense)


JUN 14 (FRI) YOKOHAMA / HONOLULU,

At check-out time our agent 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 Int'l Airport to catch Japan Airlines flight in the evening to Honolulu, arriving the same morning, June 14 (Fri). After clearing U.S. Customs proceed home. (Lunch / Dinner will be at your own expense)


Clients remaining back will be assisted in obtaining plane, train, and hotel reservations. Members may return to Honolulu individually, but no later than 90 days from day of departure. Weekend returns will cost more per person. Please call our office if you are extending your stay. MAHALO!


*Itinerary and Meals are subject to change at anytime.



*** TOUR CONDITIONS ***

AIR: Estimated airfare and May be more or May be less at time of ticket purchased. Airline tickets are Non-refundable once purchased unless you request a refundable ticket is usually charged by the airlines. 


INCLUDES: 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: AIRFARES, 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.


LAND TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY PER-PERSON:

69 DAYS - 46 DAYS --- $800.00*

45 DAYS - 22 DAYS --- $1,000.00*

21 DAYS - 01 DAY ----- $1,500.00*

*No refund once tour starts. *May have extra cancellation charges along with the preordered event tickets for Miyako Odori show tickets, 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.


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