Posted on September 16, 2019
TORONTO — Travel agents can apply now for NARAT’s new fam in Japan, which takes place at the height of cherry blossom season.
Running from March 27 to April 7, 2020, the 12-day Cherry Blossom FAM visits Tokyo, Kyoto, Kobe, Nagoya, Himeji, Mt. Fuji, Nara, Hakone and Osaka.
Agent will learn about anime, sample authentic Japanese sushi, visit ancient castles and thousand-year temples and interact with geisha. They’ll also enjoy experiential activities through the fam like attending a kimono fashion show and a tea ceremony in Gion, watching the opera at the famous Kabukiza Theatre, catching a Sumo wrestling match and experiencing sunrise over Japan’s iconic Mt. Fuji.
Accommodations will be at deluxe hotels, Japanese Ryokans (traditional inns) and one overnight at a Buddhist temple in Koyasan. Participating agents will also receive a Tokyo 2020 Summer Games Souvenir
Agents can also extend the program with a four-day traditional farmhouse stay in Shirakawa-go featuring a visit to Kanazawa and its Samurai District. Those travelling from Toronto can also include a stopover in Seoul.
The price of the fam is US$2,850 per agent, plus flight taxes of $650, inclusive of international flights from Canada. Single supplement is available (subject to availability). One companion per agent is permitted.
To receive a fam itinerary and application, email firstname.lastname@example.org.