This Pre-Tour is your choice of a stand-alone tour or an add-on to the Main Tour.

Like the Main Tour, this option includes sightseeing, game tickets, hotel, all in-country travel and hotel plus hosted gatherings.


An additional $1,582 per person (double occupancy) for this Pre-Tour add-on to the Main Tour price.

Single Room Supplement: $98 additional charge for a single room for the entire Pre-Tour portion of the tour, not per night.


Friday, September 6 – In Air

PRE-TOUR guests depart US and Canada home cities and cross the International Date Line during flight to Tokyo, arriving on September 7. 

If departing from other than US or Canada, schedule to arrive in Tokyo by afternoon of September 7.

Saturday, September 7 – Tokyo

Pre-Tour guests arrive in Tokyo. Hosted early evening gathering at the JapanBall Hall of Fame. Overnight in Tokyo.

Sunday, September 8 – Tokyo

Game with Tokyo Yakult Swallows hosting Giants at Jingu Stadium. Overnight in Tokyo.

Monday, September 9 – Tokyo

Baseball Off-Day spent in Tokyo. Suggested and hosted sightseeing. Overnight in Tokyo.

Tuesday, September 10 – Osaka

Bullet train from Tokyo to Osaka. Game with Hanshin Tigers hosting Swallows at Koshien Stadium. Overnight in Osaka.

Wednesday, September 11 – Tokyo

Bullet train from Osaka to Tokyo.  Game with Chiba Lotte Marines hosting Buffaloes at Chiba Marine Stadium in eastern Tokyo. Overnight in Tokyo.

Thursday, September 12 – Tokyo

Game with Sapporo Nippon Ham Fighters hosting Eagles at Tokyo Dome. Overnight in Tokyo.

Friday, September 13 – Continue with Main Tour or Depart Japan

1. Guests continue on with Main Tour Itinerary.

2. Or, Guests depart for home from Tokyo. Those returning to US and Canada cross International Date Line, getting back the day lost coming to Japan, and arrive home same day.