ANA Traveler’s: Going Further into Unseen Japan, the Fascination of Travel Never Ends!~New itineraries launched for Let’s Travel in Japan! High-Quality Journeys~

ANA X Inc. (President and CEO: Kazuhiro Todoroki, headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo) began sales of new itineraries in the Let’s Travel in Japan! High-Quality Journeys, domestic travel, series from 14:00 on October 27 (Thursday). We have prepared a total of three itineraries offering “travel with a seasonal feeling” to satisfy your curiosity for scenery that can only be seen in certain time periods, with rare food and experiences.

How to book: Through the ANA website or the ANA Traveler’s Domestic Tour Services Desk: 050-3172-2341

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(i) Customers can enjoy the must-see scenery of the four seasons which can only be glimpsed in certain time periods. They can also enjoy food, experiences, and more that are only available in those areas. Furthermore, the walking time for one day is stated in the travel schedule, so please apply in accordance with the purpose of your trip.
(ii) We are implementing COVID-19 infection prevention measures for traveling from place to place, tourist activities, and staying in accommodations during travel, so please participate with peace of mind.
In addition to the ANA Care Promise, measures to prevent the spread of infections are taken in accordance with the ANA Traveler’s Peace of Mind Promise. *Note 1

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◆【NEW】 3 Nights – Institute for Raptor Biomedicine Japan Learn the Coexistence and Ecology of Hokkaido’s Wildlife with Wildlife Veterinarian Keisuke Saito
Departure dates: Sunday, January 29 and Thursday, February 9 in 2023
*Tour sales start at 14:00 on Thursday, October 20, 2022

Dr. Keisuke Saito is one of the few, rare wild animal veterinarians in the world. Travel together with Dr. Saito, a prominent leader of animal care and conservation working on the front lines in the wilderness of Hokkaido, as you participate in fieldwork in Kushiro and Nemuro, learning about the work to preserve and live alongside Japan’s precious birds of prey. At the end of your first day, you will be treated to one of the “three greatest sunsets in the world” at Kushiro Port, with an explanation provided by the Kushiro Sunset Club. On the second day, Taichi Kaizawa, an advocate and practitioner of Ainu culture and director of the National Trust Chikornay NPO is invited to provide an intimate experience of Ainu culture and their harmony with nature and wildlife.

* The sunset at Kushiro Port may not be visible due to adverse weather conditions.

* Participants from other ANA Traveler’s tours will be present on this course.

* A donation of 5,000 yen to the Institute for Raptor Biomedicine Japan is included in the tour fee.

◆[New] 2 Nights – The World Heritage Site Itsukushima Shrine, A Tour through Kure, Takehara, Onomichi and Tomonoura, and the Breathtaking Sunset View of the Seto Inland Sea Islands
Departure dates: Thursday, January 12; Wednesday, February 15; Thursday, February 23; Saturday, March 4; Thursday, March 16 and Wednesday, March 22 in 2023
*Tour sales start at 14:00 on Thursday, October 20, 2022

Experience the World Heritage Site Itsukushima Shrine, a breathtaking view of the verdant islands dotting the Seto Inland Sea, and the picturesque townscapes of Tomonoura, Onomichi and Takehara. Enjoy a guided stroll through the neighborhoods of Takehara, designated as Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Buildings, and witness the unforgettable view of the seaside town Onomichi contrasted with the beautiful islands of the Seto Inland Sea from Senkoji Temple.

◆[New] 3 Nights – The Power of Nature! Wildlife Observation Tour in Eastern Hokkaido Led by Master Guide and Professional Photographer Makoto Ando

Departure dates: Thursday, December 8, 2022 and Sunday, March 12, 2023
*Tour sales start at 14:00 on Thursday, October 27, 2022

Hokkaido Master Guide and professional photographer Makoto Ando will guide you on a journey of wildlife observation, as you witness Japanese Cranes and Steller’s Sea Eagles take flight on the vast blue sky of Hokkaido and see the true behavior of Japan’s wildlife in their natural habitat. Every tour participant will be lent a pair of premium Swarovski binoculars, perfect for observing the wildlife of Hokkaido’s winter. At the Wilderness Lodge Hickory Wind, your lodgings for the tour, Makoto Ando will give a presentation featuring his astounding wildlife photography, and dinner will feature exquisite cuisine made with local vegetables and ingredients. “Winter in Hokkaido – A Journey to a Miraculous Landscape” is truly an adventure that allows you to experience the wonder of nature with all five senses.

Going forward, ANA Traveler’s will continue to provide close support to its customers, further enhance the “reliable quality offering peace of mind” it has cultivated to date, and offer products and services which have value for its customers.

Note 1: ANA Care Promise

    ANA Traveler’s Peace of Mind Promise:

Note 2: The product features itineraries established as “Local Participation Plans without Air Tickets.” Please purchase the air tickets separately at the ANA website.