Experience Kyushu in Cherry Blossom Season

9 Days from $6515 pp twin share

22nd March – 30th March, 2024

Japan Holidays Tour Merits

  • Stay in the Home of Heike Clan samurai family enjoying meals around open fire pits

  • View the breath taking beauty of Mount Aso’s turquoise caldera up close

  • Stroll though lovely Japanese gardens and see the delicate cherry blossoms at their peak

  • Take part in a timeless tea ceremony dressed in kimono

  • Luxuriate in hot springs onsens while staying in traditional Japanese inns

  • Bask in the warmth of local hospitality while you feast on cuisine unique to Kyushu island

  • Visit a Buddhist temple and gain rare insight into the spiritual life of a monk

  • Try your hand at creating indigo dyed fabrics or ceramic ware at hands-on workshops

This fully-escorted tour will introduce you to colourful culture, captivating scenery and gourmet foods unique to Japan experienced only on this tour.

Availability:  22nd March – 30th March, 2024
Price per person: starting from $6515* Twin share | Single supplement $1500

This Japan Holidays fully escorted tour is guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 travellers booked.
The price quoted on our website is based on 4 people travelling however, the price may vary depending on group size.
Tour commences in Fukuoka and finishes in Takeo City.
Tour does not include connecting flights or pre or post-tour accommodation.

Start your tour with a visit to an intricately-built, 100+ year old kabuki theatre in Kyushu’s capital, Fukuoka. With each day, you’ll feast on natural wonders such as the powerful Mount Aso volcanic park, delicate beauty of Japanese gardens, lush forests and roaring waterfalls hidden deep in the forests of Kumamoto.

One of many highlights of this tour is to spend a night in the home of Heike clan samurai descendants, luxuriating in their warm hospitality and five-star traditional cuisine, as well as visiting local historical sites with insights on the samurai’s ultimate flight into the forests for survival.

You’ll visit a Buddhist temple and be guided in a meditation exercise by a monk. There will be hands-on creative crafts such as indigo dyeing and ceramics. You will come away from this tour with a rich exposure to all that Japan offers and lifelong memories that will entice you to return!

Our fully escorted tours are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 14 travellers booked. The price quoted on our website is based on 4 people travelling however, the price may vary depending on group size.

What’s Included

  • Fully-escorted tour by experienced Japan Holiday’s tour guide

  • 9 days, 8 nights in hotels and Japanese-style inns

  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner – except where otherwise indicated

  • All transportation between tour locations

  • Entrance to museums, temples and other sights listed on itinerary

What’s Not Included

  • Flights – international and domestic

  • Cost for alcoholic beverages consumed and meals not included as indicated

  • Entrance fees to sites not included in the itinerary

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