About the club
Our club was founded in April 2001. There are 68 members as of April 2017. Most of our members are actively involved in our various club activities. The majority of our members are housewives or retired people. Most of our members live within 30 minutes of driving distance. Our maximum hosting capacity is 20 ambassadors. We try to make one or two inbound or outbound Journeys.
About the region
There are about 370,000 inhabitants in Nara city and 1.4 million in Nara prefecture.Nara was the first capital of Japan. There are numerous historical sites since 3rd century. Nara is considered as the cradle of Japanese culture, arts and crafts. Buddhism first flourished in Nara in 6th century.
About the Journey
Basically, our main program is composed of visit to Nara Park, Japan cultural day, Welcome or Farewell party and visit to Kyoto. Ambassadors can have 2 free days to enjoy with our host families. We have dinner host and day host system. Many club members are involved in various programs. We basically try to manage the costs within the budget of US $150 of hosting fee. The extra cost for transportation from the closest Airport to Nara is about US $25.
Updated May 2017