Where will 2016 take you?


As the new year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about where the new year will take you! We invite you to join us in 2016 on a new journey. We have several new products for 2016 including our in depth Island of Hokkaido and West Japan tours. Of course, our most popular Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam tours are returning for 2016 with exciting improvements!

 

Timeless Classics

Ha Long Bay cruise

Vietnam – 10 Days / 8 Nights

  • Beginning in North Vietnam, enjoy taking motorized carts through Hanoi’s Old Quarter before watching a traditional Vietnamese Water Puppetry show. Relax on an overnight Paradise Cruise on Ha Long Bay, taking in one of Vietnam’s natural wonders.
  • While most tours do not visit the region, Central Vietnam was known as the epicenter of civilization for hundreds of years, making this tour unique among others. The city of Hue was the seat of the Imperial government for many years and is home to many monuments including the Forbidden Purple City and Thien Mu Pagoda. Spend 2 nights at the beachfront Hyatt Regency Da Nang Resort and spa and enjoy the private beach and amenities of the resort.
  • After a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City in South Vietnam, our tour concludes after seeing the sights of former Saigon and canoeing along the Mekong River.

Departs from Jan 2016- April 2016

Land Only Tours from $2099 per person, airfare available

 

139828410.rbxfJHRUVietnam + Angkor Wat- 12 Days / 10 Nights

  • Our 12-day Vietnam and Angkor Wat tour includes all of the 10 Day Vietnam tour as well as an additional journey to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Once in Cambodia, learn about the Khmer Kingdom at the Angkor National Museum before enjoying the nightlight of Siem Reap.
  • Known as the largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat is now considered a wonder of the world. Spend the day exploring this monument both on foot and by tuk tuks.
  • Appreciate the sunset over the monuments and sunrise the next morning. With the best of Vietnam and additional experiences in Cambodia, our Vietnam and Angkor Wat tour is an incredible Southeast Asia experience.

 

Departs from Jan 2016- April 2016

Land Only Tours from $2999 per person, airfare available

sakura10_100408_osaka_01Japan Classics – 10 Days / 8 Nights

  • As the name implies, our Japan Classics program is perfect for first time visitors to Japan. The Japan Classics tours combines two of our shorter programs – the Japan Kanto Tour and Japan Kansai Tour to make a complete introduction to the country.
  • The 2016 tours now include a visit to the Fuji Five Lakes area, including Lake Saiko and Kawaguchiko. Additionally we have added extra free time in Kyoto to enjoy the peaceful elegance of this beautiful city.
  • Since the tour visits both the Kanto and Kansai areas, you’ll get to taste the cuisine of both regions. For example, you’ll have the opportunity to try shabu shabu, sashimi, Omi beef, kamameshi and both Kanto and Kansai style Kaiseki banquet dinners. In terms of accommodation, you’ll stay at two different ryokan hotels with onsen as well as other 5 star hotels including the iconic Imperial Hotel in Tokyo and Kyoto Okura.

Departs from Jan 2016- December 2016

Land Only Tours from $2799 per person, airfare available

 

 

 

sun moon lake

Taiwan Island – 10 Days / 8 Nights

  • Our Taiwan Island Tour is the ideal & complete Taiwan experience, featuring all the inclusions of our East and West coast tours on a full circuit of the island. Starting in Taipei, we’ll taste soup dumplings and see the world’s largest collection of Chinese artifacts.
  • Traveling by high-speed rail, we’ll hike Swallow Grotto Trail in Taroko National Park, sample true farm-to-table cuisine at Ching Jing Farms, and contemplate a singularly lovely rose-gold sunset from atop the Fleur De Chine hotel’s exclusive observation deck at Sun Moon Lake.
  • Bike through verdant green rice fields and sample Ami-style tribal cuisine in the East Rift Valley and take a walk back in time in the seaside mining town of Jiufen. This tour is ideal for travelers looking for a more in-depth experience of Taiwan’s natural scenery, culture and cuisine.

Departs from February 2016- December 2016

Land Only Tours from $2049 per person, airfare available

 

New Tours for 2016

 

Shibazakura HokkaidoIsland of Hokkaido- Spring- 9 Days / 7 Nights

  • Enjoy a once in a lifetime visit to Higashimokoto Park and see the Shibazakura Hill covered in shades of pink and purple during Moss Cherry Blossom season.

Land Only from $3099 per person, airfare available

ONLY 1 Departure Available from May 22nd – May 30th, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Shikisai no Oka

Island of Hokkaido- Summer- 9 Days / 7 Nights

  • Farm Tomita: Enjoy a once in a lifetime trip to this historic farm covered in lavender and other seasonal flowers. The Furano fields only bloom during this summer each year.
  • Patchwork Road and Panorama Road: Admire the picturesque landscapes as we drive through this area. (Contrary to the name, Patchwork Road and Panorama Road both refer to an area in Biei and not just a road.)

Land Only from $3099 per person, airfare available

ONLY 1 Departure Available from July 23rd – July 31st, 2016

 

 

 

黑岳Ropeway_20150723191637_20150916130730Island of Hokkaido- Fall- 9 Days / 7 Nights

  • Admire the beauty and vibrant colors of fall of Shikisai no Oka fields.
  • Ride the Kurodake Ropeway up for an incredible view of the Daisetsuzan Mountain Range.

Land Only from $3299 per person, airfare available

ONLY 1 Departure Available from October 1st – October 9th, 2016

 

 

 

 

970bd8d5-82ce-49f3-aef4-74c3fc3a1accHokkaido & Tohoku- 10 Days / 8 Nights

  • Take in the natural wonder of Jigokuadiani or “Hell Valley.”
  • See Hokkaido’s geological treasures: Lake Toya, Onuma National Park, and Mt. Showa Shinzan.
  • Ride a cable car to see the “Million Dollar” night view of Hakodate.
  • Hike Hachimantai National Park to Oirase Keiryu Falls.

Land Only from $3399 per person, airfare available

ONLY 1 Departure Available from October 22nd – October 31st, 2016

 

 

m_107064West Japan- 9 Days / 7 Nights

  • Witness the ever changing beauty of the largest limestone cave in Japan, Akiyoshido.
  • Explore one of the oldest five-storied pagodas, Rurikoji.
  • Walk across an intimate marvel, the Iwakuni Kintai Wooden Bridge.
    • Bike across the Seto Inland Sea on the beautiful Shimanami Kaido Expressway. 
      • Experience a profound visit to the Hiroshima Peace Park.
  • Spend time in one of the three ancient hot springs, Arima Onsen.

Land Only from $2699

ONLY 1 Departure Available from March 24th – April 1st, 2016

 

 

 

*All pricing based on double occupancy.