Springtime in Japan

14 days from $11,200 per person

22nd March – 4th April 2025


  • See the top sites amidst a backdrop of cherry blossoms: Mt. Fuji, royal gardens and parks, the back streets of Kyoto, thriving Tokyo, quaint villages and mountain towns

  • Stay in a traditional ryokan with a view of Mt Fuji

  • Explore UNESCO sites in Kyoto, Shirakawa-go, and Gokayama

  • Immerse yourself in cultural diversity in charming Kanazawa, Kurashiki & Shigaraki

  • Enjoy the best sites of Tokyo and Kyoto and their surrounds – all brought to life by your English-speaking tour guide

  • Everywhere you go, you’ll see Japan’s castles, temples, shrines, top spots and hidden charms framed in delicately-scented cherry blossoms!

A small-group guided tour travelling through the major sightseeing spots in Japan in the beautiful Cherry Blossom season.

DateSat 22nd March to Fri 4th April 2025

Price per person: from $11,200pp (twin share)

This Japan Holidays fully escorted tour is guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 14 travellers booked.
The price quoted on our website is based on 8 people travelling however, the price may vary depending on group size.

Japan’s cherry blossom season – or sakura – is stunningly beautiful – even if brief!

All over Japan, people gather together in hanami festivals celebrating the return of spring and  its exquisite beauty.

This is the ideal tour if you’re new to Japan. You’ll be immersed in the most popular season while enjoying all the modern delights and traditional treasures Japan offers.

Scenic train rides, UNESCO World Heritage sites, bustling cities, unforgettable shopping and sumptuous dining, even a relaxing soak in a soothing bath – the Classic Cherry Blossom Tour has it all!

What’s Included

  • Fully-escorted tour with Tour Leader & English-speaking guides

  • 13 nights in quality accommodations and ryokan inn

  • Daily breakfast, 8 lunches, 4 dinners

  • All transportation between locations, including bullet trains

  • Entrance fees to temples, museums and other sites on the itinerary

  • Forwarding of one item of luggage on two occasions during trip

What’s Not Included

  • International or domestic flights

  • Alcoholic drinks accompanying any meals

  • Entrance fees to any sites not listed on the itinerary

Tour Map

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View from Above – Japan