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Best of Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour

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2023/2024 CHERRY BLOSSOM TOURS

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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: GTN0759717     70 reviews

Best of Japan: Cherry Blossom Tour

10 days 9 nights

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USD $810.00
Experience the best of Japan by visiting the country's top gardens, temples, and modern day sites during the cherry blossom season.

Springtime in Japan showcases an array of pale pink cherry blossoms, colorful gardens, and lush green foliage. This tour covers popular "must see" attractions in Tokyo and Kyoto, plus highlights in the Shikoku and Chugoku regions (Hiroshima & Miyajima). This itinerary caters to a wide variety of interests from culture, architecture, nature, onsen spa baths, 21st century sights, to traditional Japanese cuisine.

Our private guides and drivers will help you navigate through Toky... View More

Springtime in Japan showcases an array of pale pink cherry blossoms, colorful gardens, and lush green foliage. This tour covers popular "must see" attractions in Tokyo and Kyoto, plus highlights in the Shikoku and Chugoku regions (Hiroshima & Miyajima). This itinerary caters to a wide variety of interests from culture, architecture, nature, onsen spa baths, 21st century sights, to traditional Japanese cuisine.

Our private guides and drivers will help you navigate through Tokyo's cultural monuments, modern neighborhoods, diverse shopping districts, and the best spots to view cherry blossoms. Learn how to make your own sushi with a professional chef and enjoy it for lunch. Spend a photo-worthy day at Hakone and Mt. Fuji, then board a Shinkansen (bullet train) ride for experience before transferring to the Hamanako Kanzanji Onsen. There, you will stay at an onsen hotel (Japanese style room), where you can unwind in the hot springs (onsen) and dine on gourmet kaiseki cuisine.

Visit the Hikone Castle, an attractive hanami (flower- viewing) spot during the cherry blossom season. Hikone Castle is one of the few remaining original castles in Japan, meaning it survived the post feudal era without suffering from severe destruction or remodeling. It is also considered one of the four most beautiful castles in Japan. Visit the Genkyuen Garden, a beautiful Japanese landscape garden located on the castle grounds. Continue to Miho Museum, recognized for its architecture that encompasses the surrounding scenery while exhibiting ancient artifacts. There is also a tunnel that leads from the museum to a road lined with hundreds of cherry blossom trees. Designed by I. M. Pei, the museum has been listed as one of the "1000 Places To See Before You Die".

Spend two days in the historical city of Kyoto, the former capital of Japan. The gardens and temples you will visit in Kyoto have been chosen because for their reputation as the "best places to view cherry blossoms." Experience a Japanese green tea ceremony, meet a maiko (apprentice geisha), and watch a kimono fashion show. Visit Arashiyama, located on the outskirts of Kyoto, which is renowned for its bamboo forest and traditional Zen landscape garden at Tenryuji Temple. In the ancient capital of Nara, you will visit the notable Todaiji Temple and a deer park where 1,000 Sika deer roam freely.

Tour the remarkable Himeji Castle and the photogenic canal town of Kurashiki. Continue to Hiroshima to visit the Peace Memorial Museum and Park, then head to Miyajima Island and take in views of the distinguished torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine. At high tide, the vermillion-colored gate appears to "float" on top of the sea. Then, drive through the Shimanami Kaido, a 60 kilometer long toll road that connects Japan's main island of Honshu to the island of Shikoku, passing over six small islands in the Seto Inland Sea.

On the Shikoku Island, take a trip to the Ritsurin Garden in Takamatsu, climb 1,368 stone steps to the Kompirasan Shrine, enjoy a leisurely boat ride, and reflect on panoramic views of the Oboke Gorge. Our group will also have the chance to savor the world-famous Wagyu beef in Kobe. This itinerary is perfect for those who want to visit the renowned regions of Japan.


Destinations

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Hikone / Koka / Kyoto / Nara / Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Obokekyo Gorge / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Kobe

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