Arguably the best time of year to discover and explore Japan is in Spring. Beautiful Cherry Blossoms abound as well as a fresh feeling in the air full of promise and new beginnings.
We have two absolutely fabulous fully escorted tours operating in Spring, both guaranteed to be amazing and memorable and will take you off the usual travel track, though each with their own flavour.
Our intimate World Heritage Kumano Kodo Cherry Blossom 16 day tour explores a more spiritual path as you follow the footsteps of pilgrims through UNESCO Heritage Listed area to an authentic Buddhist overnight stay at Koyasan temple. Nature abounds in beautiful Pacific coastal views of Wakayama soak in natural cave baths at Urashima and ride the Hozu rapids near Kyoto. Discover more here
Spend 10 days immersed in colourful culture, captivating scenery and gourmet foods unique to the region. Our Cherry Blossom & Last Samurai tour will introduce you to It is an ideal tour for those interested in the historical and cultural aspects of Japan as we stay in the home of the Heike Samurai clan showcasing the abundant warm hospitality of the Kyushu people. Try your hand at indigo dyeing and ceramics – the perfect souvenir to savour the memories. Discover more here