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Spring in Japan

What is spring like in Japan? Spring highlights a new beginning in Japan, such as a new school year or the first day of work. Many people in Japan celebrate this season of renewal, which consists of cherry blossoms, blooming scenery, and exquisite festivals.

The spring season in Japan is most popularly associated with cherry blossoms (sakura). Sakura is the most renowned flower of the country, and its blooming period is arguably the most sought-after sites to see in Japan. This flourishing season also marks a sense of rebirth. Around this time, particularly in April, many employees start their new jobs and students begin a new school year. Spring is also the best time to relish in Japan's thriving gardens, where you can see tulips, azaeleas, and more. The weather is quite pleasant, but sweaters and cardigans are recommended.

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Visiting Japan in March
Visiting Japan in March allows travelers to see cherry blossoms only in certains parts of Japan. During this time, particularly the end of March, the peak of cherry blossoms is primarily in the southern parts of Japan. This includes Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Shikoku, Hiroshima, and Kyushu. Our tour packages take you to the most popular sites in these areas to view sakura. Other areas in Japan experience the cherry blossom season during different times in the spring, beginning in the south before moving to the northernmost part of Japan.

Visiting Japan in April
The graceful period of cherry blossoms continues in Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Shikoku, Hiroshima, and Kyushu during early April. In mid-April, the cherry blossoms begin to bloom in the Japanese Alps area, such as Takayama, Shirakawago, and Kanazawa. Then, in mid to late April, cherry blossoms move to the Nikko and Tohoku area. Finally, Hokkaido experiences the cherry blossom season beginning in late April. Visit Japan in April to see the Miyako Odori, the Takayama Spring Festival, the Wisteria Tunnel at Kawachi Fuji Gardens, and the Great Wisteria at Ashikaga Flower Park.

Visiting Japan in May
There are still chances to see the last of the cherry blossoms during early May in Hokkaido, as well as the Wisteria Tunnel at Kawachi Fuji Gardens and the Great Wisteria at Ashikaga Flower Park. From early May to mid-May, visitors can see the increasingly popular Baby Blue Eye Flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park. On May 15th, tour to the elegant Aoi Festival, one of Kyoto's most famous festivals. Our Japan tour packages in May also take you to the Fuji Shibazakura Festival and the Shibazakura Festivals of Hokkaido.

Japan Spring Tours

Travelers on our Japan Spring Tours can expect pleasant weather conditions and flourishing natural scenery. Cherry blossoms begin to peak in certain parts of Japan during March, following up to May. Although many attractions revolve around cherry blossom viewing during the spring, Japan has many other beautiful sights to offer. Flowers like tulips, azaeleas, wisteria, shibazakura, and more are in full bloom. The most excellent Japanese festivals (matsuri) also take place during this time. Tour to Japan in the spring, where everything comes to life.

Select from a variety of our Japan Spring Tours to enjoy cherry blossom viewing and more. Our tour packages include the best attractions to appreciate Japan's thriving scenery and culturally-rich sites.

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Japan Deluxe Tours

Visit the must see sites of Japan with group sizes ranging from 12 to 35 people.

These tours are great for first time visitors to Japan looking for comfortable accommodation with all entrance fees and most meals included. Our Japan Deluxe Tours are accomodated with professional tour guides, fluent in both Japanese and English, to ensure an educational and valuable visit. Air-conditoned, private coaches are also included, so you can enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free time in Japan. Our tours range from 7 to 21 days, to various regions of Japan.

Deluxe-Plus Small Group Tours

Experience the culture of Japan at a slower pace with groups of 10 to 18 people.
(Smaller group departure available)

These tours combine enrichment, enjoyment, and education with time to truly absorb and appreciate your surroundings. Our Deluxe-Plus small group tours are created to cater to those who are interested in having a deeper understanding of Japan's culture. You will have the opportunity to participate in culturally rich activities and visit destinations only locals may know. Experience luxurious hotels and travel at a leisurely pace when you book a Deluxe-Plus small group tour.

Budget Group Tours

Our Budget Tours are designed for our guests who are on a limited budget.

Explore the must-see sights and enjoy the hassle-free trip to Japan at an affordable price. Our most cost-effective way to see the highlights of Japan while staying in budget-friendly accommodations. If you would like to have a quick stop to sample the must-see sights of Japan, or plan to explore Japan on your own but would like to take a short trip to learn about Japan before your self-guided journeys. These are the tours for you.

Active Small Group Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 6 to 13 people using public transportation.

Explore Japan off the beaten path via Japanese public transportation, walking, hiking, cycling and more. Take more time to enjoy local experiences and picturesque landscape. Our Active Small Group Tours combine the best of cultural destinations with off-the-beaten-path via Japanese public transportation, Discover the country of Japan the way the locals do and see Japan from a different angle. A focus on getting away from the crowds and into the real Japan, see the diversity of Japan’s countryside unfold before your eyes.

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Beyond Tokyo: Baby Blue Eyes, Wisteria & Fuji 
Shibazakura Festival

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Beyond Tokyo: Baby Blue Eyes, Wisteria & Fuji Shibazakura Festival
Beyond Tokyo: Baby Blue Eyes, Wisteria & Fuji Shibazakura Festival

5 Days 4 Nights | from US $1898.00

Hitachinaka / Mito / Ashikaga / Karuizawa / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji
Take a 5-day trip Beyond Tokyo for some of Japan's most enchanting flower scenes - featuring the flower festivals of baby blue eyes, wisteria, and shibazakura!

5 Days 4 Nights | from US $1898.00

Hitachinaka / Mito / Ashikaga / Karuizawa / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji
Take a 5-day trip Beyond Tokyo for some of Japan's most enchanting flower scenes - featuring the flower festivals of baby blue eyes, wisteria, and shibazakura!
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Thu. May 9, 2024 Mon. May 13, 2024 US $1898.00 Tokyo Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. May 9, 2025 Tue. May 13, 2025 US $1898.00 Tokyo Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. May 9, 2026 Wed. May 13, 2026 US $1898.00 Tokyo Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tokyo to Kyoto Cherry Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Budget          Book Now & Save $50

Group Tour | Budget    Book Now & Save $50

Tokyo to Kyoto Cherry Blossom Tour
Tokyo to Kyoto Cherry Blossom Tour

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $1998.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Kanzanji Onsen / Kyoto
Tour the very best destinations from Tokyo to Kyoto, including a day at Mount Fuji / Hakone, in the enchanting cherry blossoms season during this special 6-day Cherry Blossoms Tour.

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $1998.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Kanzanji Onsen / Kyoto
Tour the very best destinations from Tokyo to Kyoto, including a day at Mount Fuji / Hakone, in the enchanting cherry blossoms season during this special 6-day Cherry Blossoms Tour.
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Mon. Mar 25, 2024 Sat. Mar 30, 2024 US $1998.00 Tokyo Kyoto Budget Save this tour Sold Out
Mon. Apr 1, 2024 Sat. Apr 6, 2024 US $1998.00 Tokyo Kyoto Budget Save this tour Sold Out
Tue. Mar 18, 2025 Sun. Mar 23, 2025 US $1998.00 Tokyo Kyoto Budget Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Mar 25, 2025 Sun. Mar 30, 2025 US $1998.00 Tokyo Kyoto Budget Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Apr 1, 2025 Sun. Apr 6, 2025 US $1998.00 Tokyo Kyoto Budget Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Mar 17, 2026 Sun. Mar 22, 2026 US $1998.00 Tokyo Kyoto Budget Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Mar 24, 2026 Sun. Mar 29, 2026 US $1998.00 Tokyo Kyoto Budget Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Mar 31, 2026 Sun. Apr 5, 2026 US $1998.00 Tokyo Kyoto Budget Save this tour Book Now  
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Spring Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Between Tokyo and Osaka: Spring Tour
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Spring Tour

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, on this 6-day journey during the lush spring season.

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2498.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, on this 6-day journey during the lush spring season.
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Mon. May 19, 2025 Sat. May 24, 2025 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. May 18, 2026 Sat. May 23, 2026 US $2498.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tokyo Anime Tour with Hakone & Nagoya Cherry 
Blossoms

Group Tour | Budget          Book Now & Save $50

Group Tour | Budget    Book Now & Save $50

Tokyo Anime Tour with Hakone & Nagoya Cherry Blossoms
Tokyo Anime Tour with Hakone & Nagoya Cherry Blossoms

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2598.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Nagoya
Join our Anime Tour of Japan, exploring anime and manga must-sees through Tokyo, Hakone, and Nagoya, during the enchanting cherry blossom season.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2598.00

Tokyo / Hakone / Nagoya
Join our Anime Tour of Japan, exploring anime and manga must-sees through Tokyo, Hakone, and Nagoya, during the enchanting cherry blossom season.
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Sun. Mar 24, 2024 Sat. Mar 30, 2024 US $2598.00 Tokyo Nagoya Budget Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Mar 24, 2025 Sun. Mar 30, 2025 US $2598.00 Tokyo Nagoya Budget Save this tour Sold Out
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Cherry Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Between Tokyo and Osaka: Cherry Blossom Tour
Between Tokyo and Osaka: Cherry Blossom Tour

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2598.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, during the lovely cherry blossom season.

6 Days 5 Nights | from US $2598.00

Tokyo / Takasaki / Karuizawa / Yudanaka / Matsumoto / Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa / Osaka
Explore the best destinations Between Tokyo and Osaka, including Takasaki, Yudanaka Onsen, Karuizawa, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa, during the lovely cherry blossom season.
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Fri. Mar 28, 2025 Wed. Apr 2, 2025 US $2598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Thu. Mar 26, 2026 Tue. Mar 31, 2026 US $2598.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: 
Cherry Blossoms

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Group Tour | Active    

Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry Blossoms
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry Blossoms

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2940.00 (Limit to 13 guests)

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2940.00 (Limit to 13 guests)

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.
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Sat. Apr 6, 2024 Sat. Apr 13, 2024 US $2940.00

Small Group Limited to 13 passengers

Kyoto Tokyo Active Save this tour Sold Out
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: 
Spring

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Group Tour | Active    

Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Spring
Nakasendo and Kiso Valley Walking & Hiking Tour: Spring

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2940.00 (Limit to 13 guests)

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.

8 Days 7 Nights | from US $2940.00 (Limit to 13 guests)

Kyoto / Nara / Magome / Tsumago / Nojiri / Yabuhara / Narai / Matsumoto / Tokyo
A short small-group guided walking tour with three hikes of 3-6 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Wed. Apr 17, 2024 Wed. Apr 24, 2024 US $2940.00

Small Group Limited to 13 passengers

Kyoto Tokyo Active Save this tour Sold Out
Fri. May 10, 2024 Fri. May 17, 2024 US $2940.00

Small Group Limited to 13 passengers

Kyoto Tokyo Active Save this tour Book Now  
Fri. May 24, 2024 Fri. May 31, 2024 US $2940.00

Small Group Limited to 13 passengers

Kyoto Tokyo Active Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring (Reverse)

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring (Reverse)
The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring (Reverse)
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119 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2998.00

Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2998.00

Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.
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Mon. Mar 11, 2024 Sun. Mar 17, 2024 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Thu. Apr 18, 2024 Wed. Apr 24, 2024 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 5, 2024 Sat. May 11, 2024 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. May 20, 2024 Sun. May 26, 2024 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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Mon. Mar 10, 2025 Sun. Mar 16, 2025 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Apr 15, 2025 Mon. Apr 21, 2025 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Apr 21, 2025 Sun. Apr 27, 2025 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 4, 2025 Sat. May 10, 2025 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. May 20, 2025 Mon. May 26, 2025 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. May 26, 2025 Sun. Jun 1, 2025 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Mar 10, 2026 Mon. Mar 16, 2026 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Apr 20, 2026 Sun. Apr 26, 2026 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 3, 2026 Sat. May 9, 2026 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. May 20, 2026 Tue. May 26, 2026 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. May 20, 2026 Tue. May 26, 2026 US $2998.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring
The Golden Route Japan Tour Spring
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119 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2998.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2998.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Perfect introduction for first time visitors with limited time.
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Sun. Mar 3, 2024 Sat. Mar 9, 2024 US $2998.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Mar 2, 2025 Sat. Mar 8, 2025 US $2998.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Apr 13, 2025 Sat. Apr 19, 2025 US $2998.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 18, 2025 Sat. May 24, 2025 US $2998.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Mar 2, 2026 Sun. Mar 8, 2026 US $2998.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Apr 26, 2026 Sat. May 2, 2026 US $2998.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 10, 2026 Sat. May 16, 2026 US $2998.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 17, 2026 Sat. May 23, 2026 US $2998.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. May 31, 2026 Sat. Jun 6, 2026 US $2998.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
The Golden Route Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

The Golden Route Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour
The Golden Route Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour
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119 reviews

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $3198.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Tour the must-see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto, enjoy cultural activities, and visit the best Japanese cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan.

7 Days 6 Nights | from US $3198.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka
Tour the must-see sights of Tokyo & Kyoto, enjoy cultural activities, and visit the best Japanese cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan.
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Mon. Mar 18, 2024 Sun. Mar 24, 2024 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Mar 25, 2024 Sun. Mar 31, 2024 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Sold Out
Thu. Mar 28, 2024 Wed. Apr 3, 2024 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Apr 1, 2024 Sun. Apr 7, 2024 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Apr 7, 2024 Sat. Apr 13, 2024 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. Apr 10, 2024 Tue. Apr 16, 2024 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Mar 18, 2025 Mon. Mar 24, 2025 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Mar 24, 2025 Sun. Mar 30, 2025 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Thu. Mar 27, 2025 Wed. Apr 2, 2025 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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Mon. Apr 7, 2025 Sun. Apr 13, 2025 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Mar 16, 2026 Sun. Mar 22, 2026 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Mar 23, 2026 Sun. Mar 29, 2026 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Wed. Mar 25, 2026 Tue. Mar 31, 2026 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Mar 29, 2026 Sat. Apr 4, 2026 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Apr 5, 2026 Sat. Apr 11, 2026 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sun. Apr 12, 2026 Sat. Apr 18, 2026 US $3198.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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