Cherry Blossom Tour of Japan
With the arrival of spring, Japan blooms in a glorious profusion of delicate pink cherry blossoms, creating an atmosphere like no other. Celebrate with the rest of the country, as the Sakura take beauty to a whole new level, and catch magnificent views during this short yet immensely enchanting flowering season, in a very special tour of Japan.
Arrival at Tokyo
A warm welcome at Tokyo, and overnight stay.
Tokyo – Kumamoto
You will be leaving for Kumamoto by flight, and transferred from the airport to your hotel by sedan. Your tour of the city will begin with a visit to the Kumamoto Castle, one of the Three Great Castles of Japan. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Kumamoto.
Kumamoto – Aso – Yufuin
A private car will drive you to Mt. Aso, the largest active volcano in Japan. You will also be viewing fields of golden rapeseed flowers, whose blooming season coincides with that of the cherry blossoms, and seeing the stark contrast between the bright yellow and the delicate pink of these flowers. You will then leave for Yufuin by private car and enjoy an overnight stay at a hot spring Ryokan.
You have a full, free day of leisure!
Yufuin – Oita – Osaka – Kyoto
You will be transferred to Oita Airport by private car, from where you will take a flight to Osaka. Upon arrival there, you will continue to Kyoto by private car, and have a relaxed, overnight stay there.
Spend the day sightseeing in Kyoto, Japan’s former capital. Immerse yourself in the pink allure of cherry blossoms at the Kyoto Imperial Palace and the Heian Jingū Shrine. Kyoto boasts numerous other interesting and important sites too!
Enjoy a picturesque, full day excursion to Nara that includes a visit to the most popular cherry blossom viewing locations such as Mount Yoshino, covered with over 30,000 flowering trees, and Senbonzakura, where you can walk down a road lined with charming cherry blossom trees.
Kyoto – Tokyo
You will be leaving for Tokyo by Bullet Train, where you will tour the city and take in the sights following your arrival in the capital.
Enjoy the day sightseeing in Tokyo.
You will be transferred to the airport by sedan.
If you’d like, you may customise this itinerary to suit your preference. Click here to enquire or talk to your travel designer about personalising the journey for you and your travel partner.
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