10 Days




From 11 to 15 travelers


From 16 to 20 travelers


From 21 to 26 travelers

$2,660 $2,450 $2,390

Estimated single occupancy upgrade cost – $ 650 *



June  1-10, 2024

Program includes

8 Nights of Accommodation:
2-6 people per room for participants, each with their own bed and ensuite bathroom
Single for faculty/program leader with ensuite bathroom
Free wifi and daily continental breakfast
All Ground Transportation
Welcome & Farewell Dinners
Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
Full Time On Site Program Director Available 24/7 in case of Emergencies
24/7 On-Ground Emergency Support
SAA’s Mandatory Health Insurance* (see next page)
SAA’s $5m Liability Insurance (COI available upon request)
Tips & Gratuities


International Airfare

Meals Not Specified

Passport and Visa Fees (if applicable)

Single Room Upgrade Costs for Participants

Classroom/Meeting Space

Optional Activities and Suggestions

Optional Travelers Insurance and/or CFAR/IFAR

Personal Expenses

Program highlights

Tokyo Skytree
Tsukiji Outer Market
Sushi making class
Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
Hospitality Business Visit
Cup Noodle Museum and Chicken Ramen Workshop
Historical Tour of Kyoto
Tea Farm Tour and Tea Traditional Ceremony


DAY 1 – DEPARTURE – Saturday, June 1

Depart Home for Tokyo, Japan


DAY 2 – TOKYO – Sunday, June 2

Arrive in Tokyo, Japan

Airport Transfer

Hotel Check-in, Refresh & Relax
Orientation Walking TourThe group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency. 


DAY 3 – TOKYO – Monday, June 3

Breakfast & Day Briefing 

Free morning

Lunch Break

Tokyo Skytree  5-7 pmEnjoy sunset and superb views  from this television broadcasting tower and iconic landmark of Tokyo. At 643 meters, this tower is the tallest tower in Japan and considered the second-tallest tower in the world. Depending on the weather, you can even see Mt. Fuji.

Welcome DinnerThe group will be taken for an authentic Japanese dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets. 


DAY 4 – TOKYO – Tuesday, June 4

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Sushi Making ClassExperience a hands-on cooking class and learn techniques for making some traditional Japanese sushi dishes.. 

Lunch Break – Enjoy the meal you have prepared!

Hospitality Business Visit –  – TBDMeeting with hospitality experts to discuss practices  in Japan. Learn more about  hospitality enterprises and travel programs.

DAY 5 – TOKYO – Wednesday, June 5

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Free Day

Arrangements by faculty


DAY 6 – TOKYO/YOKOHAMA – Thursday, June 6

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Tsukiji Outer Market Here you can find fresh and processed seafood and produce alongside food-related goods such as knives. This is one of the best places in Tokyo to enjoy fresh seafood.

Lunch Break

Travel to Yokohama (approx. 45 mins)

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Also known as Yokohama Akarenga Sōko, the warehouse is a heritage building on the Yokohama waterfront that has been converted into a fancy shopping center

Cup Noodle Museum The concept of the Cup Noodles Museum is “creative thinking”. At this interactive museum dedicated to the inventor of Cup Noodles, Momofuku Ando, you will learn about the revolutionary business idea and how it became an international success.

Chicken Ramen Factory WorkshopTBC Make chicken ramen by hand.

Return to Tokyo

DAY 7 – TOKYO/KYOTO – Friday, June 7

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Bullet train to Kyoto (approx. 2 hours)

Hotel check in, Refresh & Relax

Tea Farm Tour & Traditional Tea CeremonyTBD Tea has been drunk in Japan for over 1,000 years, but it was only around the 16th century that the practice took on the highly ritualized form by which it is know today.


DAY 8 – KYOTO – Saturday, June 8

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Full Day Historical Tour of Kyoto Discover some of the most legendary temples and sites of Kyoto TBD


  • Fushimi Inari-Taisha Temple
  • Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion)
  • Fushimi Inari-Taisha
  • Kiyomizu-dera
  • Arashiyama Bamboo Grove


DAY 9 – KYOTO/OSAKA – Sunday, June 9

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Free Day – you may choose to spend the day in Tokyo or travel directly to Osaka

Late afternoon travel to Osaka

Hotel Check-in Relax & Refresh


Osaka Castle This imposing castle is a symbol of Osaka- The Castle has served as the scene of various conflicts, and was burned down and rebuilt several 

Tenjinbashisuji Shopping District experience this 2.6 km Japanese-style shopping street and arcade

Farewell Dinner & Program Closing- The group will be taken for an authentic Japanese dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets


DAY 10 – OSAKA – Monday, June 10

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Airport Transfer

Depart Osaka, Japan for Home

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Payments Schedule

150 days prior to departure $500 per person is due and payable by January 3, 2024.

90 days prior to departure, the second payment in the amount of 50% of the remaining amount is due and payable by March 3, 2024.

60 days prior to departure, the third and final payment in the amount of the remaining amount is due and payable by  April 2, 2024.

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*Note: When you make a payment please leave a note with: School name, Name of the Program, Name and Surname

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