Fall Foliage Time

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"Fall Foliage Time"
October 18 - 27, 2015

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*  20 meals are included -
8 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners.
*  2 days in the capital of Japan in the popular Odaiba district  in Tokyo Bay.
*  Historical cities of Nara and Kyoto.
*  1 of 3 most beautiful - Isle of Miyajima and Itsukushima Shrine.
*  1 of 3 best, Korakuen Gardens and Inland Sea cruise to Shodo Island.


Early bird deadline June 18, 2015 - save $50 per person. 


OCT 18 - SUN - DEPART LOS ANGELES.  Flight to Tokyo.

OCT 19 - TOKYO. 
Evening arrival.  Accommodations in the Odaiba district, close to shopping & outlet malls.  Refreshing bento served on arrival.  HOTEL GRAND PACIFIC LE DAIBA [Bento]

OCT 20 - TOKYO. 
Breakfast served every day.  2 nights & an easy day.  Orientation tour of Tokyo - Sengakuji of “47 Ronin” fame, Imperial Palace Plaza & bustling Asakusa district, with plenty of shopping and restaurants and its Senso-ji Temple.  Welcome dinner at hotel.  [BD]

Flight to Osaka and to nearby Nara, ancient capital of Japan.  Feed the tame deer in Nara Park and visit the giant solid bronze statue of the Daibutsu in Todaiji Temple. To neighboring Kobe for dinner and accommodations, with vistas of the Inland Sea and the new Akashi Kaikyo Bridge.  MAIKO VILLA [BLD]

To Okayama - visit Korakuen Park, 1 of 3 most beautiful - to Bitchu-Takahashi - explore a charming castle town of samurai homes, temples and gardens, designed by master landscape designer Kobori Enshu.  KOKUSAI HOTEL [BLD]

Morning drive to Hiroshima - visit the Isle of Miyajima, often pictured with its red torii gate rising from the sea, 1 of 3 most scenic sights in Japan.  To historic Peace Park & its Museum.  City center hotel accommodations.  WASHINGTON HOTEL [BLD]

Drive the pastoral Sanyo countryside of Hiroshima & Okayama to the Inland Sea and the port of Okayama.  Cruise the picturesque Inland Sea to Shodo Island, surrounded by a potpourri of tiny pine-clad islands.  Spend a relaxing day castawayed on Shodo, enjoying a traditional evening of crisp yukatas and oceanfront tatami rooms.  KOKUSAI HOTEL [BLD]

OCT 25 - KYOTO. 
Return Inland Sea cruise to Honshu - morning drive on the speedy Sanyo Expressway to Kyoto via Okayama, Hyogo & Osaka prefectures for a welcomed 2-day visit.  Kyoto sightseeing on arrival - Nijo Castle, with its nightingale floors, the exquisite Gold Pavilion, mirrored on its pond and Fushimi Inari Taisha, with its 1000+ red torii gates climbing Inari Hill, and its giant Foxes guarding the Shrine.  Farewells at Dinner.  KYOTO KARASUMA HOTEL [BLD]

OCT 26 - KYOTO. 
Leisure Day - Time for last minute shopping.  Perhaps the Kyoto Handicraft Center - from Pearls, T-Shirts, kimonos, wood block prints & more.  Visit nearby Kyoto’s downtown - Nishiki Fish Market, Teramachi Arcade or Kawaramachi, all nearby.  [B]  

OCT 27 - TUE - KYOTO. 
Classic tour disbands after breakfast.  [B]

Although not included, convenient transportation to Osaka Airport is available.  Osaka/Los Angeles flight included.


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