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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.
Start of Program
May 8, 2013
8:30 p.m. in the lobby of the hotel on Day 2.
You will be staying at the Hotel Gracery Ginza that night.
Location: Tokyo
Nearest airport: Tokyo Narita International Airport
Transportation to site: There are regular Narita Express Trains (approx 55 min journey) from Narita Airport to JR Tokyo Station. One-way tickets cost approximately 3000 Yen. The hotel is a short taxi ride from the station (approx JPY 650). MAP AT BACK OF DOCUMENT

End of Program
May 22, 2013
After breakfast on Day 16, in Kyoto.
You will be staying at the Hotel Gimmond the night before.
Location: Kyoto
Nearest airport: Kansei International Airport
Transportation to site: For details on independent onward travel from the hotel, please contact the program provider.
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of the fashionable Ginza district, the Hotel Gracery Ginza is a superb base from which to explore central Tokyo.

Contact info:
7-10-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku
Tokyo, Japan 104-0061
104-0061, Japan
phone: +81 -3-6686-1000.
Room amenities: Cable/satellite television channels, Pay movies, Air conditioning, Phone, Refrigerator, Wake-up calls, Bidet, Slippers, Complimentary toiletries,Hair dryer, Alarm clock, Desk, Trouser press, LCD television, Wired high-speed Internet access (complimentary)

Facility amenities: 24-hour front desk, air-conditioned public areas, cell phone/mobile rental, currency exchange, wireless internet access in the lobby, massage - spa treatment room, restaurant in hotel, safe-deposit box at front desk.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Enquire with Program Provider
Enquire with Program Provider

Check in time: 2:00 PM

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, Color TV, Alarm clock, Hanging closet, Night wear 'Yukata', Hair dryer Towels, Shampoo, Toothbrush, In-room japanese tea set, High Speed Internet (LAN Cable)    

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 at 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


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Included
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14 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips
4 Hands-on experiences

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4.6
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