2012 Tour to Japan Information
have not seen the world if you have not been
to the Far East."
is the tour?
Koi Buying Tour
Friday 12th October 2012 from South Africa and
arrives back Friday 2nd November 2012.(21 days)
It starts in Fukuoka, Japan on Sunday 14 October
2012, you can enjoy time in Singapore.
year we do not do a Discover Japan Tour. (The
Discover Japan Tour
Friday 12 October 2012 and arrives back Friday 2nd or
9thth November 2012 (21 or 28 days).
This tour integrates completely with the Koi
Buying Tour, but emphasis is on flexibility
See Schedule )
and paper work
We look after all
preparations, bookings, itineraries and
For local tourists, the
option is yours to buy your own own ticket or
or let us do it. You must get your own visa
near you. All paperwork will be delivered to
you by courier in tine to go to the Japanese
Consulate about 3 weeks before leaving. Make
sure you have a valid passport with at least a
Foreign tourists buy
their own ticket at their best possible price.
They must just be sure to arrive in time.
Since no visa is needed, all schedules
etc is sent by email or fax.
we concentrate our marketing to the South
Africa hobbyist, we cater for international
tourists also. We concentrate on UK, Holland,
Belgium and USA visitors and we specialize in
getting your live purchases to you safe and
sound. Our offering is unique and you will
find our costs all-round are very competitive.
do we travel?
travel with outstanding Singapore Airlines,
which means you can start and end your journey
from either Johannesburg or Cape Town with the
minimum amount of fuss and knowing that you
and your baggage will be in the safe and
secure hands of one of the best airlines in
the world. It also means that you have an
extendable stopover in Singapore where you can
easily shuttle from the Changi airport to any
spot on the island or simply 'shop till you
drop' in Orchard Road. We fly with the Airbus
A380, the largest passenger airliner in the
world, whenever possible.
do I get for my money?
2012 basic tour
prices are listed here per person (twin
sharing, optional small fee added per person
for single rooms) subject to exchange rate,
airfreight and tax fluctuations. Final price
can only be fixed at time of your booking.
flights from South Africa to Japan via
Singapore and back. (International
travelers get this deducted from the
trains, including the Shinkansen ('bullet
train') and road transport in Japan (note price list)
accommodation in business class hotels
night in a Japanese onsen (hot spa)
visited at least include Nagasaki,
Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Osaka, Tokyo, Nagaoka,
Yamakoshi, Ojiya, Narita, etc
places include at least Peace Park,
Dejima, Miyajima, Electric City, Tsukiji
Fish market, koi museum, etc
and interpreters when needed
least one meal per day, but mostly two
sightseeing items of culture,
historic or nature are included
to some museums, art galleries, shows and
events (at least one)
is a handy stopover for many visitors with
delightful items to visit and experience on
this little island. Expenses in Singapore is
for your own account, but we will gladly
assist with guidance and arrangements if you
wish to extend your stay on the way back home.
An optional tour of the ornamental fish
industry is also available.
the interest in ornamental fish extends wider,
we can arrange a tour of the ornamental fish
industry hub in Singapore. Just ask.
specialize in small group tours to Japan. Our
tours coincide with the annual koi harvest and
international koi show events in Japan. We
cater for both the koi tourist who wants to
buy outstanding koi at the best possible price
AND those who care less about koi and want to
explore the beauty, culture, sights and sounds
of Japan. We provide a personal service
tailored to your interests and
requirements. We have been doing this
tour since 1995 and every year since 2004.
are based in De Kelders, PO box 1643, Gans
Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.
can contact Servaas de Kock any time by Email email@example.com
or +27824406770 if you have a question. We are
on Skype also.
your name and email address if you wish to
receive more information as the preparations
for the tours proceed. More tour information
will also be posted here on our website.