Sister City Friendship Trip to Tokyo and Yamagata City

Do consider joining a delegation of Coloradons on a trip to picturesque, fascinating and friendly Japan. This trip coincides with the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Colorado-Yamagata Prefecture/Sister State Relationship. The program is designed to provide participants with opportunities to experience the Japanese lifestyle, visit historical and cultural sites and, most importantly, to meet and interact with Japanese people. the primary emphasis will be on interpersonal exchanges with opportunities to discuss education, culture,social services, volunteerism and economic issues.

The trip is open to everyone


November 8-17, 1996 (10 days)

We will spend 4 nights in Tokyo and 4 nights in Yamagata City with the first night being in a hotel and the last three nights as a homestay in each city.


$2100 per person

Includes air fare from Denver to Narita, transportation in Japan, accomodations for 8 nights and most meals.

Tentative Itinerary:

November 8 (Fri) Depart from Denver

9 (Sat) Arrive Tokyo (hotel)

10 (Sun) Symposium and Welcome Party

11 (Mon) Homestay

12 (Tue) Homestay

13 (Wed) Travel to Yamagata

14 (Thur) Welcome Reception and Sightseeing

15 (Fri) Group Session (Homestay)

16 (Sat) Free Time

17 (Sun) Return to the US

For more information call Yoko Tamaki Brandt at 447-3117