Molloy Japan 2018

Molloy Japan 2018 - Molloy College
4930
Open for registration
Land & Air
Japan
CV Academic
CV Only

06/04/2018

Friday, June 15th, 2018
$500
Friday, June 15th, 2018

Location

Daily Itinerary
Day 1 - Departure - Departure
Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

travel with NIPPON AIRLINES

Flight NH 9 departs from Terminal 7 at 12:00 PM (noon) and arrives at Tokyo Narita the next day at 3:00 PM

Checking-in at Terminal & should be no later than 9:30 AM

Day 2 - Arrival Osaka and transfer to Kyoto - Kyoto
Thursday, May 31st, 2018 | Meals: D

Arrive at Tokyo Narita Airport

Ms. Shimazaki will meet the group at International arrival hall and will direct the group to the Domestic terminal for the connecting flight. Ms. Shimazaki will travel with the group to Osaka

Connecting flight NH 2179 Leaves Narita Airport at 6:05 PM
Arrive at Osaka International Airport TAMI at 7:25 PM

Upon arrival, transfer by private coach to Kyoto, Smile Hotel Kyoto Shijyo

Check-in for the next 3 nights

Dinner: Bento Box

  • Ms. Shimazaki – Phone: 090-6502-9626
Day 3 - Kyoto City Sighseeing - Kyoto
Friday, June 1st, 2018 | Meals: B

7:00 AM Morning call

7:30 AM Breakfast

8:30 AM Commence full-day city tour of Kyoto by private coach with an English speaking guide:

  • Nenbutsuji Temple 9:00 AM – 10:30AM
  • Kinkakuji Temple 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Nijo Castle 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Lunch on your own arrangements

3:00 PM Continue to the Traditional Craft Museum

3:30 PM Enjoy a Japanese traditional performance / Experience one traditional craft / Program TBA

6:00 PM Return to the hotel

Evening: free time & rest /Dinner on your own arrangements

Day 4 - Kyoto - Full day excursion to Nara - Kyoto
Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 | Meals: B

7:00 AM Morning call

7:30 AM Breakfast at the hotel

8:30 AM Head to Nara prefecture, Todaiji Temple by private coach
Visit:

      • Stroll Nara Deer Park and Todaiji Temple (including Nigatsudo Hall and Great Buddha) 9:30AM-11:30 AM

12:30 PM Lunch near Uji Byodoin Temple

      • Byodoin Temple 1:30PM – 3:00 PM
      • Fushimi Inari Shrine 4:00PM-6:00PM

6:00 PM return to the hotel

Evening: free time and rest / Dinner under your own arrangements

Ms. Shimazaki

Day 5 - Kyoto - Himeji - Hiroshima - Hiroshima
Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 | Meals: B

7:00 AM Morning call

7:30 AM Breakfast at the hotel

8:30 AM Depart the hotel and go by private coach to visit Himeji Castle (visit 2 hours)
10:30 AM Stroll through Himeji Castle

12:30 PM Proceed to Himeji train station and take the Bullet train to Hiroshima
*12:55 PM Bullet Train Experience (Himeji Station – Hiroshima Station) -Nozomi 105
2:30 PM Arrive in Hiroshima
Visit:

  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Memorial 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park 4:30 PM
  • Hiroshima Bomb Dome 5:00 PM

Lunch? Bento Box
5:30 PM Continue to the hotel
Check-in Aki Grand Hotel for one night / Rooms will be divided between Japanese and western style rooms

dinner: Kaiseki Restaurant at the hotel (set dinner)

Day 6 - Hiroshima - Michima - Hakone - Hakone
Monday, June 4th, 2018 | Meals: B D

7:00 AM Morning wake-up call

7:30 AM Breakfast at the hotel

8:00 AM Head to Miyajima Port

8:25 Take Ferry to Miyajima  (15 min ride)
Visit Miyajima Island, and Itsukushima Shrine

11:10 AM Take ferry back to  Miyajima Port (15 min ride)

12:00 PM Continue to Hiroshima Train Station

Lunch on your own

12:35 PM Bullet train Nozomi #26 Hiroshima Nagoya, arriving at 2:53 PM

3:26 PM Hikari #524 Nagoya-Odawara, arriving at 4:35 PM

then proceed to your night accommodations at Kiritani Hakoneso (Japanese Inn)

Dinner : Kaiseki Set Dinner

 

Day 7 - Hakone - Tokyo - Tokyo
Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 | Meals: B

7:30 AM Morning wake-up call

8:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel

9:00 AM Visit the Hakone Open Air Museum and enjoy some free time for exploring the town on your own

12:30 PM Continue by private coach through Owakudani Valley

3:00 PM See Lake Ashi

4:30 PM Head to Tokyo

check-in the New Otani Inn for the next 3 nights

Lunch and Dinner on your own arrangements

Day 8 - Tokyo - Tokyo
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 | Meals: B L

7:00 AM Morning wake-up call

7:30 AM Breakfast at the hotel

8:30 AM Head to Imperial Palace Gardens
10:30 AM Continue to the restaurant

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Sushi Cooking Class (hands-on), and enjoy for lunch the fruits of your labor
1:00 PM Continue to Shibuya Area and visit

  • Meiji Shrine
  • the bronze Statue of “Hachi”
  • Shibuya Sxramble Cross
  • Omote Sando Street
  • Takeshita Dori Street

In the afternoon, visit Asakusa Kannon Temple

6:00 PM Return to the hotel

Evening: Free time and rest & Dinner on your own arranjaments

 

Day 9 - Tokyo - Tokyo
Thursday, June 7th, 2018 | Meals: B D

7:00 AM Morning call

7:30 AM Breakfast at the hotel

8:00 AM Continue your discovery of Tokyo; Head to Asakusa
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM Visit Asakusa Kannon Temple and Stroll Nakamise District
Visit:
12:00 PM Continue to Odaiba Area
Afternoon at leisure
5:00 PM Continue to Yakataobune port

6:30 PM Farewell Dinner: Amitatsu Yakatabune dinner cruise (NO hard liquor to be served)
8:30 PM Return to the hotel

Day 10 - Return / Continuation to China - Return / Beijing
Friday, June 8th, 2018 | Meals: B

6:30 AM Morning call

Box Breakfast on the road

7:30 AM Depart to Haneda International Airport

Ms. Shimazaki will assist you to the van to Haneda International Airport (HND).  English speaking airport guide will assist  you through check-in and the airport.

Check-in at the counter of your airline company
10:20 AM flight NH 110 leaves from Haneda Airport, and
10:15 PM arrives at JFK Airport

China Trip Extension for 4 pass:
Private transfer from hotel to Tokyo Haneda airport
Fly from Tokyo to Beijing with Eastern China Airlines

9:10 AM Flight MU 8740 departing with destination Beijing
1:20 PM arrive in Beijing
Upon arrival, the group will transfer to the hotel by private vehicle, and assisted by the guide
Overnight: Fairmont Beijing Hotel

Day 11 - Beijing - Beijing
Saturday, June 9th, 2018 | Meals: B

Breakfast at the hotel

9:00 AM Meet your guide and driver for a full day sightseeing (Entrance fees are included)
Morning: Start the day off at the Temple of Heaven admiring the grounds frequented by emperors of times past, praying for a good harvest ahead.

After, meander the stalls of Panjayuan Weekend / Antique Market, enjoy one of China’s most famed cuisines with a Hot Pot lunch at a Sichuan restaurant.

Lunch reservation at Sichuan Restaurant (not included)

Afternoon: take in the physical and political heart of Beijing as you gaze across Tiananmen Square.

    • Turn around And pass through the Gates of Heavenly Peace into the Forbidden City, where emperors ruled for five hundred years.
    • As you exit, hike up Jingshan Hill for a commanding view over the Forbidden City and all of Beijing below.

5:00 PM Transfer back to your hotel

Overnight: Fairmont Beijing Hotel

Day 12 - Beijing - Beijing
Sunday, June 10th, 2018 | Meals: B

Breakfast at the hotel

8:30 AM Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel

Morning: Drive out of the city (~1.5hrs) to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall

    • Take the cable car up and down and learn about the history and battles that took place here through time.

Lunch reservation at a local restaurant(not included)

Afternoon: drive back toward the city (~2hrs) for a pedi-cab ride through the Hutongs (historic alleyway neighborhoods) surrounding Houhai Lake as your guide explains to you the architecture and past of these traditional homes.

    • You will disembark from the pedicab and enter one of the siheyuan (courtyard homes) to meet with the local residents for a closer look at modern life behind the walls.

4:30 PM Transfer back to your hotel

Overnight: Fairmont Beijing Hotel

Day 13 - Beijing - Xian - Xian
Monday, June 11th, 2018 | Meals: B

Boxed breakfast from the hotel

6:45 AM Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport
Air tickets Economy class + airport taxes are included
8:50 AM Flight CA 1289 departs Beijing
11:05 AM Arrive in Xian

Meet your guide on arrival.
• Head straight to Xian’s most famed sight, the Terracotta Warriors.
Lunch (not included): reservation at museum restaurant

5:00 PM After sightseeing, proceed to your hotel for check in

Overnight: Jianguo Hotel Xian

Day 14 - Xian - Nanjing - Nanjing
Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 | Meals: B

Breakfast at the hotel

9:00 AM Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel to start the day.
Head up to the old city wall of Xian for the best view of the city from one of the only fully intact city walls remaining in China.
After, wander around Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square dominated by a pagoda built to hold sacred Buddhist texts and artefacts brought back from India.
Continue to the old Muslim quarter and the stunning Great Mosque

In the afternoon your guide will take you to the airport for your departure flight to
Nanjing. Air Tickets Xian – Nanjing, economy class +airport taxes are included

3:10 PM Flight MF 8222 departs Xian
5:10 PM arriva in Nanjing

Your guide will meet you in the arrivals hall of the Nanjing airport.

Transfer to your hotel and check in for the next 2 nights

    Spend the remainder of the evening at your leisure.
    Overnight: Sofitel Nanjing Galaxy Suning
Day 15 - Nanjing - Nanjing
Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 | Meals: B

Breakfast at the hotel

9:00 AM  Your guide will meet you in the lobby to start the day.

Morning: First you will go and visit the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall, to learn about the intense and harrowing history this city has seen

After, visit the Zhuan Yuan Gardens, a stunning preserved representation of classical Chinese gardens.

Lunch (not included) reservation at a local restaurant

  • Close out the day with a stroll through the canals of old town and the city’s main attraction, Fuzimiao (Confucius Temple).
  • 5:00 PM Return you to your hotel at the end of the day
Day 16 - Return - Return
Thursday, June 14th, 2018 | Meals: B

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to airport

President Bogner and Mrs Bogner will fly from Nanjing to JFK with Air China via Beijing
CA1820  14-JUN NKG/PEK 8:45A – 10:40A  
CA 981   14-JUN PEK/JFK   1:00P – 2:20P
 
Ms Stockton and Ms Brungardt will return to Wichita, KS with Delta Airlines
CZ9189  14-JUN  NKG/PVG 7:30A – 8:25A  
DL 588 14-JUN PVG/MSP    12:20P- 4:59P
DL3586  14-JUN  MSP/ICT 7:35P – 9:32P  

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