Spring 15

Kokusai International Travel, Inc.

Since 1956

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Spring Japan Classic
"Cherry Blossom Time"
March 31 - April 9, 2015

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20 meals are included - 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners.
*  2 days in the capital of Japan of 8 million plus population.
*  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.


APR 01 - TUE - DEPART LOS ANGELES.  Flight to Tokyo.

APR 02 - TOKYO. 
Evening arrival.  Accommodations in the Le Daiba district, close to shopping & outlet malls. Refreshing bento served on arrival.  HOTEL GRAND PACIFIC [D]

APR 03 - 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.  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]

APR 08 - 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. It's cherry blossom time in Kyoto – Maruyama Park festooned in cherry blossoms, Nijo Castle, with its nightingale floors & the gardens of vermillion-colored Heian Shrine.  KARASUMA KYOTO HOTEL [BL]

APR 09 – KYOTO. 
This morning - shopping at the Kyoto Handicraft Center for all your shopping needs – from Pearls, T-Shirts, kimonos, wood block prints and much more.  Leisure afternoon – time to visit nearby Kyoto’s downtown - Kawaramachi.  Farewells at dinner.  [BD]  

APR 10 - THU - KYOTO. 
Classic tour disbands after breakfast.  [B]

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


Kokusai International Travel, Inc., Huntington Beach, CA 92647 - email: kokusaikai@gmail.com