NAJC Heritage Tours

January 13, 2013 at 6:00 am

3558737911_5fddc889d3_oNational Association of Japanese Canadians
and Safeway Holidays & Signet Tours present
2013 Japan Heritage Tour
Kyushu and Tokyo
April 3 – 13, 2013
$5,099 from Toronto – $4,949 from Vancouver*

Visit: Tokyo (Hanami Party in Ueno Park), Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Unzen, Ibusuki, Beppu, Yufuin, Kagoshima
Enjoy four hot spring resorts, classic castles and inspiring landscapes on the island of Kyushu.
*Fuel surcharge and taxes extra, subject to specified airlines booking code.

Please note that other tours to Japan in 2013 are being planned:
(1)  Summer Family Tour to Tokyo in July
(2)  Fall Kansai Tour to Osaka, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima and an Inaka Experience (TBA)
Visit: for details

National Association of Japanese Canadians
and Safeway Holidays present
Ken Noma’s Hawai’i Heritage Tour
July 24 to August 1, 2013
$2,545 from Toronto – $2,215 from Vancouver

You are invited to join Ken on a personally guided tour of Oahu. The Hawaiian culture, food and language have been greatly influenced by the Japanese immigrants whose descendants now constitute the second largest ethnic population on the Islands.
2013 is also the 25th anniversary of the Japanese American Redress Settlement so we can take part in two celebrations in two countries!
Tour Highlights:
Learn the history of the Japanese American experience
Hawaiian cuisine and crafts
Take part in Obon celebrations
Visit to Japanese American business and restaurants such as Shirokiya
History of the 442nd Japanese American Combat Regiment at Fort DeRussy
Chinatown walking tour
Honolulu Academy of Arts
Lynn Arboretum
Waikiki Aquarium
Retro surfing town of Haleiwa on the North Shore
and much more!

For a detailed itinerary and direct inquiries:
Joseph Sheu, Safeway Holidays  1-888-258-4716 (toll free) or