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Excursion

One-day Bus Excursion (optional)

There will be three different excursions:  Excursions may be cancelled if there are less than 30 registrations.


To: Himeji:

 


1) Himeji Castle Excursion  (the Castle has 110 steps, preserved in old original style)
     English guide will be provided
   

 Short Description

Japan's most spectacular castle

 

Destination:

Himeji Castle

 

Date, Time:

Friday, May 15, 2015
14:00 - 18:30

             Route:
             Leave 14:00 Kobe Portopia Hotel
             Arrive 15:15 at Himeiji Castle
             Arrive 18:30 at Kobe Portopia Hotel

 

Cost:

$70.00 USD/person (lunch is not included)

 

Reserve and pay by:      April 11, 2015

 

Method of Payment:

Pay by PayPal (contact the Secretariat if you have questions regarding the method of payment)

 

Refunds:

No refunds for cancellation are given unless the excursion is cancelled due to lack of participation

 

Method of Reservation:

Click here and register at the same time when registering for symposium. 

 

 

To Kyoto:

 

2) Kiyomizudera Excursion    (Uphill and many stairs)

     English guide will be provided

 

Destinations:

Kiyomizu Temple (1.5 hr at temple, 1 hr shopping)
Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion)
Heian Shrine

 

Short Description

Japan's most popular temple

 

Date, Time:

Saturday, May 16, 2015
08:00 - 18:00  

             Route:
             Leave 08:00
Kobe Portopia Hotel
             Arrive 10:00 at Kiyomizudera
             (Up hill and steps through shopping promenade)
             Leave 12:30 Kiyomizudera
          Lunch: 12:45 - 13:30
          Arrive 14:00 Ginkakuji
          Leave 15:00 Ginkakuji
          Arrive 15:30 Heian Shrine
          Leave 16:00 Heian Shrine
          Arrive 18:00 Kobe Portopia Hotel

       

 

Cost:

$120.00 USD/person (lunch included)  

 

Reserve and pay by:      April 11, 2015

 

Method of Payment:

Pay by PayPal (contact the Secretariat if you have questions regarding the method of payment)

 

Refunds:

No refunds for cancellation are given unless the excursion is cancelled due to lack of participation

 

Method of Reservation:

Click here and register at the same time when registering for symposium.

 

 

 

3) Nishiki Market Excursion   (Flat road, approximately 30 minutes walk)

     English guide will be provided

 

Destinations:

Nishiki Market
Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion)
Ryuanji Temple

 

Short Description

Five blocks of shopping streets - mostly fresh seafood, produce, etc.

 

Date, Time:

Saturday, May 16, 2014
09:00 - 18:00

             Route:
             Leave 09:00 Kobe Portopia Hotel 
             Arrive 11:00 at Nishiki Market
          Lunch: until 13:00
          Leave 13:00 Nishiki Market
          Arrive 13:30 Kinkakuji
          Leave 14:30 Kinkakuji
          Arrive 15:00 Ryuonji Temple
          Leave 16:00 Ryuonji Temple
          Arrive 18:00 Kobe Portopia Hotel

 

Cost:

120.00 USD/person (lunch included)  

 

Reserve and pay by:      April 11, 2015

 

Method of Payment:

Pay by PayPal (contact the Secretariat if you have questions regarding the method of payment)

 

Refunds:

No refunds for cancellation are given unless the excursion is cancelled due to lack of participation

 

Method of Reservation: 

Click here and register at the same time when registering for symposium.


 

Symposium Reception

A reception will be held for symposium participants to relax and socialize.  (Included in the Registration cost.)  
Date, Time: Sunday, May 17, 2015 (Pick up at Portopia hotel: 17:30 Drop-off at hotel: 21:00)
Place: Kobe Shushinkan Sake Brewery
Additional guest:: USD 70.00 (Please pay by PayPal)  Please indicate in the Symposium Registration Form and pay


 

 


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