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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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Best of Japan with Japanese Alps (Reverse): 
Cherry 
Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan with Japanese Alps (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour
Best of Japan with Japanese Alps (Reverse): Cherry Blossom Tour
128 reviews
128 reviews

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4698.00

Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Takamatsu / Kobe / Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa- go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
Travel to the most well known regions of Japan and its rural areas too while admiring Japan's famous cherry trees.

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4698.00

Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Takamatsu / Kobe / Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa- go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo
Travel to the most well known regions of Japan and its rural areas too while admiring Japan's famous cherry trees.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sat. Mar 29, 2025 Tue. Apr 8, 2025 US $4698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. Mar 28, 2026 Tue. Apr 7, 2026 US $4698.00 Osaka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Highlights of Taiwan and Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of Taiwan and Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour
Highlights of Taiwan and Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $4698.00

Taiwan (Taroko National Park / Sun Moon Lake / Fenqihu / Alishan National Forest / Taichung / Taipei), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
Witness Taiwan and Japan bloom in the gorgeous cherry blossom season during an itinerary hand-crafted to include natural wonder, historic must-sees, and cultural immersion.

13 Days 12 Nights | from US $4698.00

Taiwan (Taroko National Park / Sun Moon Lake / Fenqihu / Alishan National Forest / Taichung / Taipei), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
Witness Taiwan and Japan bloom in the gorgeous cherry blossom season during an itinerary hand-crafted to include natural wonder, historic must-sees, and cultural immersion.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Tue. Apr 1, 2025 Sun. Apr 13, 2025 US $4698.00 Taipei Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Tue. Mar 31, 2026 Sun. Apr 12, 2026 US $4698.00 Taipei Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Best of Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour with Expo 
2025 Osaka

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour with Expo 2025 Osaka
Best of Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour with Expo 2025 Osaka
125 reviews
125 reviews

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4698.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka
Experience the best of Japan by visiting the country's top gardens, temples, and modern day sites during the cherry blossom season, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

11 Days 10 Nights | from US $4698.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka
Experience the best of Japan by visiting the country's top gardens, temples, and modern day sites during the cherry blossom season, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Apr 7, 2025 Thu. Apr 17, 2025 US $4698.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Nakasendo Trail Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry 
Blossoms

Group Tour | Active          

Group Tour | Active    

Nakasendo Trail Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry Blossoms
Nakasendo Trail Walking & Hiking Tour: Cherry Blossoms

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4785.00 (Limit to 13 guests)

Tokyo / Kiso-Hirasawa / Narai / Yabuhara / Kiso- Fukushima / Tsumago / Magome / Nara / Yoshino / Mt Koya / Kyoto
A small-group guided walking & hiking tour with four hikes of 1-4.5 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4785.00 (Limit to 13 guests)

Tokyo / Kiso-Hirasawa / Narai / Yabuhara / Kiso- Fukushima / Tsumago / Magome / Nara / Yoshino / Mt Koya / Kyoto
A small-group guided walking & hiking tour with four hikes of 1-4.5 hours of village-to-village walking on the Nakasendo Trail.
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Highlights of China and Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of China and Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour
Highlights of China and Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4798.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A 14-day spring cultural tour through China and Japan, featuring the beautiful Japanese cherry blossom.

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4798.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A 14-day spring cultural tour through China and Japan, featuring the beautiful Japanese cherry blossom.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. Mar 31, 2025 Sun. Apr 13, 2025 US $4798.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Mon. Mar 30, 2026 Sun. Apr 12, 2026 US $4798.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Highlights of Taiwan and Japan Tour Spring 
with Expo 2025 Osaka

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of Taiwan and Japan Tour Spring with Expo 2025 Osaka
Highlights of Taiwan and Japan Tour Spring with Expo 2025 Osaka

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4798.00

Taiwan (Taroko National Park / Sun Moon Lake / Fenqihu / Alishan National Forest / Taichung / Taipei), Japan (Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
Enjoy an unforgettable spring tour to Taiwan and Japan in a professionally crafted itinerary with a balance of incredible must-sees, local culture, and natural beauty, plus a visit to the unique Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai!

14 Days 13 Nights | from US $4798.00

Taiwan (Taroko National Park / Sun Moon Lake / Fenqihu / Alishan National Forest / Taichung / Taipei), Japan (Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
Enjoy an unforgettable spring tour to Taiwan and Japan in a professionally crafted itinerary with a balance of incredible must-sees, local culture, and natural beauty, plus a visit to the unique Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai!
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Tue. May 13, 2025 Mon. May 26, 2025 US $4798.00 Taipei Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Spring Tour with Hiroshima &  
Expo 2025 Osaka

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Spring Tour with Hiroshima & Expo 2025 Osaka
Anime Flavor: Tokyo & Kyoto Spring Tour with Hiroshima & Expo 2025 Osaka
41 reviews
41 reviews

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4798.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Oobokekyo Gorge / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka
Anime Flavor Tour will fulfill your Otaku needs. Visit popular anime spots while learning about Japan’s culture, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4798.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Oobokekyo Gorge / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka
Anime Flavor Tour will fulfill your Otaku needs. Visit popular anime spots while learning about Japan’s culture, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Sat. Apr 12, 2025 Wed. Apr 23, 2025 US $4798.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Sat. May 17, 2025 Wed. May 28, 2025 US $4798.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Best of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): Wisteria Tunnel at 
Kawachi Fuji Gardens & Expo 2025 Osaka

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): Wisteria Tunnel at Kawachi Fuji Gardens & Expo 2025 Osaka
Best of Japan Tour Spring (Reverse): Wisteria Tunnel at Kawachi Fuji Gardens & Expo 2025 Osaka
128 reviews
128 reviews

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4898.00

Kitakyushu / Yamaguchi / Iwakuni / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect for those who want to visit the well known regions of Japan, plus the Wisteria Flower Tunnel at Kawachi Fuji Gardens, and a visit to Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai!

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4898.00

Kitakyushu / Yamaguchi / Iwakuni / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe / Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo
Perfect for those who want to visit the well known regions of Japan, plus the Wisteria Flower Tunnel at Kawachi Fuji Gardens, and a visit to Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai!
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Tue. Apr 29, 2025 Sat. May 10, 2025 US $4898.00 Fukuoka Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Highlights of China and Japan Tour Spring with 
Expo 2025 Osaka

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Highlights of China and Japan Tour Spring with Expo 2025 Osaka
Highlights of China and Japan Tour Spring with Expo 2025 Osaka

15 Days 14 Nights | from US $4898.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A refreshing 15-day spring tour through China and Japan, while exploring their ancient cultural treasures, plus a visit to Expo 2025 Osaka!

15 Days 14 Nights | from US $4898.00

China (Beijing / Xian / Shanghai), Japan (Osaka / Nara / Kyoto / Koka / Hikone / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo)
A refreshing 15-day spring tour through China and Japan, while exploring their ancient cultural treasures, plus a visit to Expo 2025 Osaka!
Start Date End Date Twin/Triple Start City End City Style Compare Status
Mon. May 12, 2025 Mon. May 26, 2025 US $4898.00 Beijing Tokyo Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
Best of Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival 
with Expo 2025 Osaka

Group Tour | Deluxe          Book Now & Save $100

Group Tour | Deluxe    Book Now & Save $100

Best of Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival with Expo 2025 Osaka
Best of Japan Tour Spring: Kyoto Aoi Festival with Expo 2025 Osaka
125 reviews
125 reviews

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4898.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka
Visit the most popular regions of Japan, sightsee the country's main cities, and observe the elegant Kyoto Aoi Festival, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.

12 Days 11 Nights | from US $4898.00

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Takamatsu / Kobe / Osaka
Visit the most popular regions of Japan, sightsee the country's main cities, and observe the elegant Kyoto Aoi Festival, plus Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
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Sun. May 11, 2025 Thu. May 22, 2025 US $4898.00 Tokyo Osaka Deluxe Save this tour Book Now  
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