Springtime in Japan

Highlights

  • 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

  • Glide in speed and comfort on the shinkansen through Japan’s Alps in springtime

  • Explore UNESCO sites at Hiroshima, Shirakawago, and Kyoto

  • Immerse yourself in cultural diversity in charming Kanazawa, Nara and Miyajima Island

  • 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.

Trip level:    Moderate
Date:  Sat 28th March – Wed 8th April 2020
Price per person: starting from $6800pp

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 English-speaking guide

  • 11 nights in quality accommodations and ryokan inn

  • Daily breakfast, 4 lunches, 3 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 one occasion 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