The 11th SAORI Worcester’s Study and Friendship Tour in 2024 is
Date: May 14-27, 2024 (Arrival on 14th and departure on 27th in Japan)
Maximum participants : 7 people ( it will be a go with 4people)
Fee: $3600 Excludes airfare. Include all the accommodations, breakfast, group activities, 4 group meals(except drink), and all group transportation.
Please pay $1600 deposit when you apply for the tour. The balance due is April 10.
Mihoko has been conducting a 2-week Japan tour since 2005. Her tour is not only visiting the SAORI Studios in Osaka but also visiting Buddhist temples, shrines, hot springs to understand the culture in depth. She has coordinated the itinerary with the tour members depending on their interests and she planned mix of individual times and group activities. The success of the tours has been based on the good communication which Mihoko set time everyday for checking in and sharing their experiences and feelings. There are more than 4 people who returned to Japan in her tour, which shows the value of the unique experience on this tour.
This is all organized by Mihoko. It means that this tour is a private tour with her. You need to take care of your own flight itinerary and travel insurance.
SAORI weaving is a common language on the tour. I strongly recommend all participants who have experience SAORI before the tour including their family member who join the tour.
This time Mihoko is planning to have a weaving retreat (2.5-3 day) at Flora House in Yufuin, Oita. She will teach and assist what people want to learn.
Mihoko plans to accept application in December 15, 2023. It will be good if you are considering and have questions, please email her ASAP.
Before April 13th you will get 100% refund
April 13-28 you will get 95% refund
April 29-May 11 you will get 50% refund
Updated as of 11-13-2023.