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Grand Tour of Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossoms & Baby Blue Eyes Flowers 2020 - 4/20

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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.

Ultra-Deluxe Small Group Tours

Tour Japan with the finest accommodations and experiences in groups of 2 to 6 people.

Enjoy more than just sightseeing. These tours will allow you to eat in small local restaurants, visit hidden gems, stay at hotels with limited occupancy, take part in activities available only to small groups, and enjoy more interaction with your tour guides. Ultra-Deluxe small group tours are the ultimate way to visit Japan with hand-picked, top hotels and ryokans (traditional inns) to relax in. Select from a unique range of luxurious cultural experiences that are limited to smaller groups, which is why the maximum group size is 6 guests.

Japan Walking Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 10 to 16 people using public transportation.

These tours are ideal for travelers who want more free time to explore their own interests in Japan with the balance of having an escorted tour guide. Go without private coach transportation and opt for using public trains and local buses. Travelers usually stay for at least 2 nights at a destination on a Japan Walking Tour, allowing for a more relaxed and in-depth visit. Your tour guide will give you local advice and tips for things to see and do in your spare time. Experience Japanese culture firsthand with a more flexible itinerary.

Group Tour | Deluxe       Tour Code: GTW2822741     5 reviews

Grand Tour of Japan (Reverse): Cherry Blossoms & Baby Blue Eyes Flowers 2020 - 4/20

22 days 21 nights

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from USD $8198.00
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USD $1900.00
Take the ultimate journey to Japan during cherry blossom season in Hokkaido, as well as see the baby blue eye flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park.

Experience the longest and most comprehensive escorted group tour of Japan that you will find on our 22 Days Grand Tour to Japan. Visiting all 4 main islands of Japan, this itinerary is designed for people who wish to see both cherry blossoms and baby blue eye flowers by starting the tour from far south, traveling all the way up to Hokkaido for its cherry blossoms, and then see the baby blue eye flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park. This tour caters a wide variety of interests about Japan from cu... View More

Experience the longest and most comprehensive escorted group tour of Japan that you will find on our 22 Days Grand Tour to Japan. Visiting all 4 main islands of Japan, this itinerary is designed for people who wish to see both cherry blossoms and baby blue eye flowers by starting the tour from far south, traveling all the way up to Hokkaido for its cherry blossoms, and then see the baby blue eye flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park. This tour caters a wide variety of interests about Japan from culture, architecture, nature, rural villages, historic towns, and modern city attractions.

Begin your journey in Nagasaki and visit the Nagasaki Peace Park, which is a memorial to the victims of the second atomic bomb dropping that hit Japan. Head to Dejima, an area with over 400 years of history as a Dutch Trade Post. Make your way to Glover Gardens, an open- air museum that exhibits mansions of former Western residents. We will also go to Oura Church, the oldest Christian church in Japan.

Explore the legendary town of Takachiho for an opportunity to see a special Yokagura Dance Performance. Continue to Beppu for its “Boiling Hells” hot spring attractions. Afterwards, our group will go to the Mt. Takasaki Monkey Park and meet with some of the 1,500 wild Japanese monkeys up close. You will also have the chance to spend time in a former samurai district before boarding a high speed Shinkansen bullet train to Hiroshima.

From there, visit Hiroshima’s eye-opening Peace Memorial Museum and surrounding Peace Park. Take a ferry to Miyajima Island, one of the top three scenic places in Japan and home to the famed "floating" torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine. 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. Take in photo worthy views of the Kurushima Kaikyo Bridges and the Seto Inland Sea from the Kirosan Observatory.

Stroll through an open air museum and visit the stunning Ritsurin Park in Takamatsu. Drive through the Seto Ohashi Bridge back to Honshu Island, and end your night with a relaxing spa bath and a traditional kaiseki banquet dinner. Spend time in the photogenic canal area of Kurashiki and at the majestic Himeji Castle, one of the few remaining original castles in Japan. Proceed to Kobe to savor the world famous Wagyu beef.

Travel to Nara, where you can appreciate the intricate architecture and towering monuments of Todaiji Temple, including the Great Buddha statue. Then, spend time at a deer park where over 1,000 Sika deer freely roam. Our group will also spend two days in Kyoto, where we have hand selected the best temples, and shrines. Outside of Kyoto, tour through a charming bamboo forest and a traditional Zen garden of Tenryuji Temple in Arashiyama. Our travel group will also have opportunities to experience a traditional green tea ceremony with an apprentice geisha (maiko), and enjoy an elegant kimono fashion show.

Ride a high speed Shinkansen bullet from Kyoto to Maibara. From there, visit the beautiful Kenrokuen Garden in Kanazawa before touring the charming village of Shirakawa-go, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Takayama, get a glimpse of what 15th Century Japan was like by visiting its beautifully preserved Old Town. Our group will also visit the Matsumoto Castle, also known as the Black Crow Castle.

Enjoy the ever-changing scenery along the way to Mt. Fuji, then take a ropeway ride over Hakone and Owakudani. Enjoy a guided tour in Tokyo, where you will visit the city’s cultural landmarks, fashionable neighborhoods, diverse shopping districts, and even learn how to make your own sushi with a professional chef.

In the northern island of Hokkaido, we will visit Otaru for its nostalgic canal area and glassblowing shops. Continue to Sapporo to see the city’s landmarks and entertainment district. You will also get to learn about the indigenous people of Japan in Ainu Museum and visit the steamy valley of Noboribetsu. Next, head to Lake Toya and Onuma Park for a scenic interlude. Experience one of Japan’s three best night views from the Mt. Hakodate Ropeway.

Then, our group will proceed to Morioka by crossing the Tsugaru Channel between the islands of Hokkaido and Honshu, via the undersea train tunnel. Head to Hiraizumi, a city of precious cultural values and history, including the photogenic buildings of Chusonji Temple. Continue your journey to Matsushima, a picturesque bay dotted with small islands, where we will explore ancient caves once frequented by meditating monks.

Discover the wonderfully ornate shrines of Nikko, which are also designated World Heritage sites. Then, visit the nearly 100 meter (328ft) tall Kegon Waterfall situated in Lake Chuzenji, which is listed as one of Japan's three most beautiful waterfalls. The last stop of the of the day will feature the breathtaking baby blue eye flowers in Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki. The hills are covered by the baby blue eye flowers, creating a beautiful spring scene. This itinerary is perfect for those who wish to discover the whole country at once and see all that Japan has to offer.


Destinations

Nagasaki / Takachiho / Beppu / Kitsuki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaido / Takamatsu / Kurashiki / Himeji / Kobe / Nara / Kyoto / Kanazawa / Shirakawa-go / Takayama / Matsumoto / Mt Fuji / Hakone / Tokyo / Sapporo / Otaru / Biratori / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya / Shikabecho / Hakodate / Seikan Tunnel / Morioka / Hiraizumi / Matsushima / Nikko / Hitachi Seaside Park

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