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Program #19725RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 35 total, 14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Yaesu Terminal Hotel: Tokyo, 3 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Yaesu Terminal Hotel is a modern, comfortable business hotel located in the busy and popular Marunouchi district, only a 3-minute walk from Tokyo station and surrounded by shops and restaurants. In common with many Japanese city hotels, the rooms are a good deal smaller than you may be accustomed to. However, the location is second to none in terms of accessibility and convenience.

Contact info:
Yaesu 1-5-14
Chuo-Ku
Tokyo, 103-0028 Japan
phone: +81 -3-3281-3771
web: www.yth.jp/english/index.html

Room amenities: Western-style rooms with air-conditioning, High-Speed Wireless Internet access, cable / satellite television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea making facility, bathrobe, slippers, private bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer. Non-smoking rooms are available

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; WiFi Internet access in lobby, concierge desk and laundry service.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact Program Provider
Contact Program Provider for Rates and Reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Hotel Kagetsu: Matsumoto, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: A historically significant building dating back more than 100 years to the Meiji Era, the Hotel Kagetsu is also conveniently located for access to Matsumoto Castle, one of only four castles in Japan to be designated national treasures. For a truly local experience, take advantage of the Japanese-style public baths, filled with “Fukashi” water from the Japan Alps.

Contact info:
Ote 4-8-9
Matsumoto, Japan
phone: +81 -263-32-0114
web: hotel-kagetsu.jp/englishtop.html

Room amenities: Rooms are furnished in the Meiji style, using Matsumoto folk craft furniture and have air-conditioning, High-Speed Wireless Internet access, cable / satellite television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea making facility, iron (on request), in-room safe, bathrobe, slippers, private bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, coffee shop, Internet access, concierge desk, laundry service, large Japanese-style public baths. Computers in the lobby for guest use.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Takayama Ouan: Takayama, 1 nights
Type: Other

Description: The traditional Japanese experience begins as you remove your shoes to move beyond the lobby area of this modern, stylish Japanese hotel that combines tradition with Western conveniences. The rooftop hot spring baths with views over the city and beyond is a must-do.

Contact info:
4-126 Hanasato
Takayama, Japan
phone: +81 264 22 2015
web: www.japanican.com/hotels/facility.aspx?st=5475041#shisetsumenu

Room amenities: Western- and Japanese-style rooms with air conditioning, direct-dial telephone, high-speed LAN Internet access, tea set, refrigerator, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, dressing gown, private bathroom with shower.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, roof-top hot spring paths (male and female), sauna, concierge services, computers available for use, vending machines, coin laundry.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Private bathroom with shower in room. Roof-top hot spring baths (male and female) for general use.

Elevator: Yes

Koushuen: Wajima, 2 nights
Type: Other

Description: The Koushuen is located on the Noto peninsula with views of the Sea of Japan.

Contact info:
Tsukadamachi 2-31-6
Wajima, Ichikawa, 928-8588, Japan
phone: +44 768-22-8888
web: http://www.koushuen.co.jp/

Room amenities: Air-conditioned Japanese style rooms, cable/satellite television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, Japanese tea-making facility, bathrobe, slippers

Facility amenities: Bar and restaurant, Indoor and outdoor Onsen hot springs baths, souvenir shop

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Kanazawa New Grand Hotel: Kanazawa, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Kanazawa New Grand Hotel is a centrally-located, modern, Western-style hotel within easy walking distance of the main areas of Kanazawa.

Contact info:
1-50 Takaoka Machi
Kanazawa, Japan
phone: +81 -76-233-1311
web: www.new-grand.co.jp/

Room amenities: Western-style rooms with air-conditioning, LAN Internet access, cable / satellite television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, Japanese tea making facility, in-room safe, bathrobe, slippers, private bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, cafe, bar, coffee shop, room service, Wireless internet access in the lobby, concierge desk, business services, gift shop and laundry service.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Gimmond: Kyoto, 4 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: A truly excellently located 3-star hotel in central Kyoto. Within easy walking distance of two main subway stations, the Gimmond is an ideal base from which to explore this fascinating city. Choice of Japanese or Western-style breakfast.

Contact info:
Takakura-Oike-dori
Nakagyo-ku
Kyoto, 604-8105 Japan
phone: +81 -75-221-4111
web: www.gimmond.co.jp/kyoto/english/e_index.html

Room amenities: Refrigerator, Remote control, Colour TV, Alarm clock, Hanging closet, Night wear 'Yukata', Hair dryer, Towels, Shampoo, Toothbrush, In-room japanese tea set, High Speed wireless and cable Internet

Facility amenities: 24 Hour Front Desk, Safe deposit box at reception, Once daily maid service, Laundry service, Xeroxcopy, fax service, Coin operated Internet at Lobby, Free WiFi Access in Lobby, Italian Restaurant, Japanese Restaurant.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact Program Provider
Contact Program Provider for more information



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
14 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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