Details

* Excludes Airfares
* Departure: 24 Mar & 4 Apr Only
* Minimum of 10 people / Maximum of 30 people

 
Highlights

1. Enjoy the beautiful Cherry blossom in each area
2. Visit photogenic Mt. Fuji and scenic Hakone area
3. Visit the Kyoto and Nara in the best season
4. Stay at a Ryokan to experience a Traditional Japanese Inn
5. Escorted Group Tour from Tokyo
6. Visit the Peace Memorial Park and sacred Miyajima Island
7. Enjoy Hiroshima's local food "Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki"

Early Bird Booking $200 off for per person.
Book by 31 Aug 2017.

Price From: (per person)  
Departure Date Twin Status 
24 Mar 2018*

$5,790
$5,590
(Early Bird Price)

Guaranteed!
04 Apr 2018* 

$5,690
$5,490
(Early Bird Price)

Guaranteed!
Single Supplement : Twin Room Price plus $800pp
Triple room reduction: minus $100pp
Child Discount Available $296pp (4-11y.o) from above price
 Please visit other Cherry Blossom tour
 
Essence of Cherry Blossom 9 Days 2018
B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Day 1 (24 Mar/4 Apr) : Tokyo

Day 1

Day 1 (24 Mar/4 Apr) : Tokyo

Welcome! Upon arrival at Narita Airport, your driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals area. 
Please note that you may need to wait for a short time while other passengers are collected. Proceed to your accommodation by shared shuttle.

Overnight at Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu or similar (3 Star Hotel)
(Rooms approx. 22 sq.)

Day 2  (25 Mar / 5 Apr) : Tokyo (L, D)

Day 2

Day 2 (25 Mar / 5 Apr) : Tokyo (L, D)

Enjoy the Tokyo Full Day Tour with an English speaking guide by private motor coach. During the tour, you will visit Chidorigafuchi, for your first viewing of the beautiful national flower, the Cherry Blossom (about 260 trees). Then take a delightful Sumida River Boat Cruise to Tokyo's most ancient Buddhist temple, Senso-ji Temple and enjoy the stroll around Nakamise Shopping Street.

After lunch at a local restaurant, visit Ueno Park, which is renowned for spectacular Cherry Blossom viewing (about 1,200 trees!). Then indulge in a Welcome Dinner at a local Japanese restaurant in Tokyo.

Overnight at Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu or similar (3 Star Hotel)
(Rooms approx. 22 sq.)

Day 3 (26 Mar / 6 Apr) : Tokyo

Day 3

Day 3 (26 Mar / 6 Apr) : Tokyo

Take advantage of a free day at your own leisure in Tokyo.
Please take a look at our day tours section for options during your free time.

Overnight at Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu or similar (3 Star Hotel)
(Rooms approx. 22 sq.)

Day 4 (27 Mar / 7 Apr) : Tokyo - Hakone (L, D)

Day 4

Day 4 (27 Mar / 7 Apr) : Tokyo - Hakone (L, D)

Please pack an overnight bag for Hakone, leave 1 piece of luggage will be delivered to your Kyoto accommodation.

You will be collected from your hotel and take part in a Mt. Fuji Full Day Tour by private coach.

During the tour you will visit Mt. Fuji 5th Station, which is the most popular sightseeing spot.  (** If the road is still icy or there is snow, we will visit Lake Kawaguchi area to enjoy the view of the Lake and Mt Fuji). After lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy a Cruise on Lake Ashi from Sekisho-ato to Kojiri pier, then visit Owakudani Valley, Hakone Ropeway.

After the tour you will arrive in Hakone Yumoto Hot Spring Resort. Please enjoy a nice dinner and the spa facility at the Ryokan (Traditional Japanese Inn).


Overnight at Hotel Kajikaso or similar (4 Star Hotel)

Day 5 (28 Mar / 8 Apr) : Hakone - Kyoto (B)

Day 5

Day 5 (28 Mar / 8 Apr) : Hakone - Kyoto (B)

After you enjoy breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Odawara Station.  Board the Shinkansen (bullet train) bound for Kyoto, your guide will bid you farewell at Odawara station.

Upon arrival at Kyoto Station, you will be met by your Kyoto based English guide and start afternoon tour of Kyoto by coach. Visit Nijo Castle, which is a World Heritage Listed Historical Monument of Ancient Kyoto. Proceed to Kiyomizu-dera Temple,famous for the woden stage that is 13 meters above the hillside below. Enjoy the shopping street Ninen-Sannenzaka.
 
Overnight at Hotel ANA Crown Plaza Kyoto or similar (4 Star Hotel)
(Rooms approx. 27 sqm.)

Day 6 (29 Mar / 9 Apr) : Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto (L)

Day 6

Day 6 (29 Mar / 9 Apr) : Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto (L)

You will be picked up from your accommodation for a Kyoto and Nara Full Day Tour including the stunning Kinkaku-ji Temple, which is covered in brilliant gold leaf. Stop by Ryoan-ji Temple to admire the peaceful rock garden before heading back to your hotel.

After the tour indulge in a buffet lunch in Kyoto, then transfer to Nara to visit Todai-ji Temple, which is known for its great Buddha Hall and is also one of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara. In Nara Park, you can see and interact with the friendly deer roaming freely, Kasuga-Taisha Shrine.

(**We may change the schedule to visit Nara first, depending on traffic conditions.)


After exploring Nara you will transfer back to your Kyoto accommodation. 
 
Overnight at Hotel ANA Crown Plaza Kyoto or similar (4 Star Hotel)
(Rooms approx. 27 sqm.)

Day 7 (30 Mar / 10 Apr) : Kyoto

Day 7

Day 7 (30 Mar / 10 Apr) : Kyoto

Enjoy free time at your own leisure in Kyoto.

Please take a look at our day tours section for options during your free time.
 
 
Overnight at Hotel ANA Crown Plaza Kyoto or similar (4 Star Hotel)
(Rooms approx. 27 sqm.)

Day 8 (31 Mar / 11 Apr) : Kyoto (D)

Day 8

Day 8 (31 Mar / 11 Apr) : Kyoto (D)

Enjoy free time at your own leisure in Kyoto.
Please take a look at our optional tours section for options during your free time.

In the evening, please meet on the ground floor of your hotel, and you will be joined by your English speaking guide which then you will attend the Farewell Dinner with an enchanting Maiko Dance Performance in Kyoto.
Afterwards head back to your hotel.  
 
Overnight at Hotel ANA Crown Plaza Kyoto or similar (4 Star Hotel)
(Rooms approx. 27 sqm.)

Day 9 (1 Apr / 12 Apr): Kyoto - Miyajima - Hiroshima (L)

Day 9

Day 9 (1 Apr / 12 Apr): Kyoto - Miyajima - Hiroshima (L)

Please pack an overnight bag for Hiroshima, and leave 1 piece of luggage at the reception until you will back the hotel on Day10. 


Meet your assistant guide and leave for JR Kyoto Station by taxi. Board the bullet train for Hiroshima and upon arrival, you will meet local guide and take the local JR line to Miyajimaguchi Station.
Enjoy Miyajima sightseeing, with visit Itsukushima Shrine. Then have an Okonomiyaki (a savoury pancakge containing a variety of ingredients).
Return by ferry from Miyajima Island to Miyajimaguchi harbour, then take a local tram to the city.

Overnight at Oriental Hotel Hiroshima or similar (4 Star Hotel).
(Rooms approx. 24 sq.)

Day 10 (2 Apr / 13 Apr) : Hiroshima - Kyoto

Day 10

Day 10 (2 Apr / 13 Apr) : Hiroshima - Kyoto

This morning take a Peace Memorial Park, Museum and the Atomic Bomb Dome. Enjoy lunch on your own, board the bullet train for Kyoto. Upon arrival at Kyoto Station, transfer to your hotel by taxi with assistant guide.


Overnight at Hotel ANA Crown Plaza Kyoto or similar (4 Star Hotel)
(Rooms approx. 27 sqm.)

Day 11 (3 Apr / 14 Apr) : Kyoto - Kansai / Itami Airport

Day 11

Day 11 (3 Apr / 14 Apr) : Kyoto - Kansai / Itami Airport

You will be picked up from your accommodation by an Airport Shuttle and be taken to Kansai Airport or Itami Airport.

* Please refer to general booking conditions. 
* B  Breakfast included:  L  Lunch included: Dinner included:

  • Hotel: Tokyo (3 nights), Hakone (1 night), Kyoto (5 nights), Hiroshima (1 night)
  • Meals: 1 Breakfast, 4 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • English speaking guide throughout except for airport transfers and free day at leisure
  • Visit Japan World Heritage Site
  • Tokyo Full day sightseeing (Cherry Blossom Viewing)
  • Mt. Fuji & Hakone Sightseeing
  • Nara Half Day tour
  • Kyoto Full Day Sightseeing
  • Dinner with Maiko dance performance in Kyoto

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