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The Golden Triangle of Japan: Autumn Leaves & Cherry Blossoms

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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.

Group Tour | Deluxe       Tour Code: GTJ3925073     54 reviews

The Golden Triangle of Japan: Autumn Leaves & Cherry Blossoms

8 days 7 nights

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from USD $3398.00
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USD $630.00
Explore the must see sights of Tokyo, Takayama & Kyoto...plus enjoy the Obara Shikizakura Festival, where fall foliage and cherry blossoms appear at the same time.

If you don't believe you can see sakura (cherry blossoms) and autumn leaves at the same time, the absolutely stunning fall scenery in the town of Obara in Aichi Prefecture will change your mind. Across Japan, the cherry blossoms usually bloom from March to mid- April. But the city of Obara, opposite seasons collide with their special kind of cherry tree which they call Shikizakura, or "four-seasons cherry tree". A tree with a rare blossoming schedule, the Obara-variety of sakura blooms in... View More

If you don't believe you can see sakura (cherry blossoms) and autumn leaves at the same time, the absolutely stunning fall scenery in the town of Obara in Aichi Prefecture will change your mind. Across Japan, the cherry blossoms usually bloom from March to mid- April. But the city of Obara, opposite seasons collide with their special kind of cherry tree which they call Shikizakura, or "four-seasons cherry tree". A tree with a rare blossoming schedule, the Obara-variety of sakura blooms in spring along with the rest of Japan, and once again in autumn for an unforgettable sight. During the Obara Shikizakura Festival, the city park paints a picture of dainty, pastel-pink blossoms in front of a fiery backdrop of maple leaves.. These Shikizakura start to come in around the end of October, and stay up to the beginning of December, providing a generous window to enjoy the cherry blossoms and the fall foliage at the same time.

This itinerary feature national parks, culture, architecture, and "must see" sights of Tokyo, Takayama, Kanazawa and Kyoto, as well as the combined colors of cherry blossoms and autumn leaves at Obara. The tour begins in Tokyo, following a route of mountainous interior through coastal regions of Honshu island, and finishes in Osaka. Our private guides and drivers will help you navigate Tokyo's cultural landmarks, fashionable neighborhoods and diverse shopping districts. Learn how to make your own sushi with a professional sushi chef and savor your delicious creations. Explore attractions like the Asakusa district with an atmosphere of old Tokyo, Japan's largest and busiest fish market, the historical Imperial Palace, and the record- breaking Tokyo Tower.

See how impressive mother nature is at Hakone and Mt. Fuji. Stay at a ryokan (traditional inn), where you can unwind in the hot springs (onsen) and dine on gourmet kaiseki cuisine. Visit the Obara Shikizakura Festival to see both the fiery red and orange autumn leaves and the soft pink cherry blossoms en route to Takayama, located amongst the Japanese Alps. Due to their remote location, these places are beautifully preserved and developed their own culture that is unique from the rest of Japan. Visit the charming village of Shirakawa-go and understand what gassho-zukuri architectural style is. You'll also have a chance to visit the beautiful, but often overlooked by Western tourists, city of Kanazawa. Here, you'll visit the Kenrokuen Garden (one of Japan's top three gardens) and see what six attributes make a perfect landscape.

Spend two days in the ancient city of Kyoto, where you will have exclusive access to the city's gardens, temples, shrine, castle and specialty shops. You'll also get the opportunity to experience a traditional green tea ceremony hosted by an apprentice geisha (maiko) , and stroll the beautiful Arashiyama, the outskirt of Kyoto, famous for its beautiful autumn leaves.. At Nara, be inspired by the intricate architect and towering monuments, including the Great Buddha statue, and you'll understand why this city is considered the birthplace of Buddhism in Japan. From Nara, proceed to Osaka for last minute shopping.

This itinerary is designed for you to see the modern, innovative as well as the traditional, unspoiled Japan while taking advantage of the season to enjoy both the fiery red and orange autumn leaves and the soft pink cherry blossoms at the same time.

If you are interested in a 3-day extension to our The Golden Triangle of Japan: Autumn Leaves & Cherry Blossoms that includes Himeji Castle, Hiroshima, Kobe, and Shikoku Island, please book one of our Best of Japan Tours by clicking the following link: Best of Japan with Japanese Alps: Autumn Leaves & Cherry Blossoms.


Destinations

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Obara / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka

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