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Cherry Blossom Tour

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Cherry Blossom Tour

Enjoy the highlights of Japan during the stunning Sakura Cherry Blossom season

Discover the wonders of Japan's cherry blossoms on our fully escorted Cherry Blossom Group Tour. With an English speaking guide by your side, this carefully planned itinerary will take you to the most breathtaking cherry blossom spots across the country.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of delicate pink petals as we introduce you to these enchanting blooms. Experience the grace of a traditional tea ceremony, indulge in sake tasting, and savor local culinary delights.

To complete your authentic Japanese experience, unwind in a tranquil Ryokan and soak in natural hot springs. Join us on this unforgettable journey and let the magic of cherry blossoms unfold before your eyes.

Locations you will stay at

  • Asakusa Tokyo


    Discover Japan's dazzling capital - where ancient meets modern

    3 Days

  • Mt Fuji Cherry Blossom japan

    Hakone & Mt. Fuji

    Explore one of the most iconic sights of Japan

    1 Day

  • street Takayama- Jpan


    Enjoy a scenic setting and well-preserved Edo-style streets

    1 Day

  • Kanazawa

    An intriguing city with a fascinating ancient samurai district

    2 Days

  • Itsukushima Shrine Miyajima Hiroshima Japan

    Hiroshima and Miyajima

    Hiroshima, rebuilt after World War II, and stunning Miyajima island, are among the most visited spot...

    1 Day

  • Kyoto

    Explore historic sights and wander the atmospheric streets of Kyoto

    2 Days

  • Osaka Castle Autumn Osaka Japan


    An exciting and bustling city with a wide range of tasty cuisine on offer

    3 Days


Cherry Blossom Tour

13 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 Fly to Tokyo

Take a scheduled flight from your regional UK airport to Tokyo.

  • Transport: Airplane
DAY 2 Arrive Tokyo

On arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel by shared shuttle bus. The rest of the day is at leisure.

DAY 3 Tokyo Sightseeing

This morning, after breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Tokyo by coach. Visit Ueno Park, a great spot for cherry blossom. Continue to drive to the Asakusa area. We will walk in the Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street. There is the opportunity for sightseeing from the window view of the Imperial Palace, National Parliament Building and Japan National Stadium. Then continue to Shinjuku Gyoen Park, one of the best cherry blossom viewing spots in the city. Leave from the park and drive through the Shibuya Crossing” by coach. The last stop of the day will be the Tokyo Tower, for breathtaking views of the city.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 4 Tokyo to Hakone and Mt Fuji

Depart for Hakone by coach. Visit the Owakudani Valley. Then enjoy a short cruise on Lake Ashi and continue to the Hakone Ropeway for views of iconic Mt. Fuji. Spend the night in the Fuji area.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5 Mt. Fuji to Takayama

Start your trip to Mt. Fuji, by coach to the 5th station, about 2300 meters above sea level, and continue to Takayama stopping en-route to visit the Daio Wasabi Farm, to see how this famous Japanese ingredient is grown. After leaving the farm, stop at Matsumoto Castle (Outside Only). The tour will end at the hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 6 Takayama to Kanazawa via Shirakawago Village

After breakfast, enjoy a tour of Takayama including visits to Takayama- Jinya, Kamisannomachi Street and the Folk Craft Museum. Leave Takayame and drive to the World Heritage listed “Shirakawago village”, famous for the traditional Gasshou-zukuri farmhouses which are more than 250 years old. Drive to Kanazawa and enjoy an overnight stay in Kanazawa.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 7 Kanazawa Full Day Tour

After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour of Kanazawa by coach. Drive to explore the Old Samurai district. Then visit the Kanazawa Craft Center and walk to Kenrokuen Garden and visit Kanazawa Castle. Next destination is Higashi Chaya Street. Today you will experience the Tea Ceremony. Learn the Japanese beauty and what the tea ceremony is for. The tour ends at JR Kanazawa station. The guide will tell you the good place to have dinner in Kanazawa tonight!

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 8 Kanazawa to Hiroshima

Meet with others at JR Kanazawa station. Catch an Express Train THUNDERBIRD from Kanazawa to the Osaka area and change
to the Bullet train NOZOMI to Hiroshima. We recommend trying a bento box for your lunch on the train (called “Ekiben”)! Japanese really like this Ekiben and drink on the bullet train! The tour guide will explain the place where you can buy the Ekiben box. On arrival at Hiroshima station, take the pretty tram and visit the Peace Memorial Park & Museum and the Genbaku-dome (The Atomic Bomb Dome), which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Walk to the hotel and end the tour at the hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Transport: Train
DAY 9 Miyajima and Train to Kyoto

After breakfast, leave the hotel and take the tram to get to JR Hiroshima station. We will take the local JR train to Miyajimaguchi station. Then we will take a ferry ride to get to Miyajima Island. You will have a guided sightseeing at Itsukushima Shrine. Enjoy a walk to Omotesando Street, Cherry Blossom Street, relaxing at the seaside. We go back to JR Hiroshima station and you will try the Hirohsima soul food Hiroshima Okonomiyaki in a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, take a bullet train to Kyoto and walk to the hotel. The tour ends at the hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Transport: Train
DAY 10 Nara and Kyoto Full Day Tour

After breakfast, leave the hotel by coach for a sightseeing tour of Kyoto and Nara. Start with a visit to the Daibutsuden (Great Buddha Hall) at the Todai-ji Temple, enshrining a gigantic bronze statue of Buddha. Next is Nara Deer Park, where the deer roam freely, and you can feed or pet them (special food

is sold in the park grounds). Take a local bus and enjoy walking Naramachi Street. Return to Kyoto in the afternoon. Drive to the celebrated Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion), and the tour ends at the hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 11 Kyoto and Osaka Full Day Tour

After breakfast, leave from the hotel by coach and visit Nijo Castle. After that, drive to Kiyomizu Temple, which will be followed by a stop at Maruyama Park, known for its Cherry Blossom. Continue to the Gion district. Drive from Kyoto to Osaka in the afternoon. On arrival, you will visit Osaka Castle (outside only) for a photo opportunity full of cherry blossoms. Drive to the Dotonbori area, famous for the street food! The tour ends at the hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Transport: Drive
DAY 12 Himeji Castle and Sake Experience

After breakfast at the hotel, leave by the coach for visiting Himeji Castle and Hakutsuru Sake Brewery in the Nada District. The tour ends at the hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 13 Fly to UK

Day at leisure until your transfer to Kansai International Airport by airport shuttle bus. Fly to your regional airport in the UK.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Transport: Airplane
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Sample Accommodation

3★ Sunshine City Prince Hotel, Tokyo

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3★ Hotel Mifujien, Fuji

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3★ WAT Hotel & Spa, Takayama

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3★ Hotel Kanazawa, Kanazawa

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Almont Hotel Kyoto

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ANA Crowne Plaza Hiroshima

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3★ Hotel Elsereine, Osaka

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Departures and Prices 2024-2026
Depart Return Days Price from Availability Reservation
Depart24/03/2025 Return05/04/2025 Day13 Depart£5,259 AvailabilitySpaces available Reservation
Depart31/03/2025 Return12/04/2025 Day13 Depart£5,259 AvailabilitySpaces available Reservation
Depart23/03/2026 Return04/04/2026 Day13 Depart£5,359 AvailabilitySpaces available Reservation
Depart30/03/2026 Return11/04/2026 Day13 Depart£5,359 AvailabilitySpaces available Reservation

Single supplement from £915
Land price from £3,899

Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.

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What's included:
  • International flights
  • Accommodation on twin share basis
  • English speaking guides
  • All Transfers
  • Baggage transfers for one piece
  • Meals as specified
  • Airport taxes
  • Local tips
  • Personal spending
  • Travel insurance

When making an enquiry or reservation we will request your contact details, however no payment will be required at this stage. We will contact you for payment details and to confirm your booking, your details and the details of those travelling with you along with any extras you’d like to add.

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