10 Days Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima

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Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
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Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
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Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
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Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
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Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Mt. Fuji
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Tokyo | Asakusa Sensoji Temple
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Teppan-yaki Dining
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Tokyo Skytree
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Nara | Deer Park
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Kyoto | Arashiyama
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Maiko Dining Experience
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Hiroshima | A-Bomb Dome
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Hiroshima | Miyajima
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Hiroshima | Itsukushima Shrine
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
Hiroshima Okonomiyaki
Essence of Spring | Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Garden & Hiroshima
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Tour Descriptions

Capturing attention around the world, the Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Kitakyushu is a fantasy come true filled with breathtaking Japanese flowers. Navigate your way through the Wisteria during Japan's most beautiful season as the Cherry Blossoms bloom on our fully gudied Essence of Spring | Kawachi Garden & Hiroshima package. Travel Japan while the cherry blossoms bloom.
Itinerary

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour app for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Tokyo | At your Leisure & Optional Excursions

Breakfast

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

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We've cleared up the day for you to enjoy at your leisure or spend the day at either Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea

Note: Additional fees & costs will apply for Tokyo Disneyland/DisneySea


Tokyo | Trendy Tokyo Spots & Historic Asakusa

Breakfast Lunch

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Commence your immersive expedition along the lively streets of Tokyo during the captivating cherry blossom season, where the fusion of urban charm and cultural treasures ensures an indelible experience.

Our day initiates with an exploration of the Fukagawa Edo Museum, providing a window into the intricate historical tapestry of Tokyo. As you step into its faithfully recreated streets from the Edo era, you'll find yourself transported to a bygone time.

Subsequently, we venture to the Tsukiji Outer Market, a bustling hub of gastronomic delights. Amidst the vibrant energy of the market, please enjoy a special lunch surrounded by the lively atmosphere of the market and the four seasons of Japan.

Our odyssey continues to Asakusa, where the iconic Senso-ji Temple stands as a testament to Tokyo's cultural legacy. Meander through Nakamise Street, a lively thoroughfare lined with traditional shops and lively stalls offering an array of treasures. The gentle presence of cherry blossoms adds an additional layer of allure to this cherished destination.

Progressing, we arrive at Harajuku, a district where contemporary trends and traditional elements seamlessly coexist. Traverse Takeshita Street, where the intersection of modern fashion and youthful exuberance creates a captivating ambiance.

Our expedition culminates amidst the bustling vigor of Shibuya Crossing, an iconic representation of Tokyo's dynamic spirit. Amidst the throngs, take a moment to visit the steadfast Hachiko statue, a touching story of companionship that resonates with the essence of the season.


Mt. Fuji | Captivating Cherry Blossoms and Mount Fuji Views

Breakfast Lunch

Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo ( Western Style )

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Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo

Experience Kyoto at Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo Natural Hot Spring. Located in the city's heart, our hotel blends traditional aesthetics with modern comfort. Enjoy Japanese cuisine, relax in our natural hot springs, and explore the city's landmarks from our conveniently located hotel. Immerse in Kyoto's timeless charm at Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo.

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Commence on an enthralling expedition to delve into the captivating marvels of the region, where cultural significance and natural splendor intermingle to offer an unforgettable experience.

Our day begins with a visit to the *Chureito Pagoda, an iconic symbol that stands as a testament to the region's spiritual legacy. Set against the backdrop of cherry blossoms in bloom and the majestic silhouette of Mount Fuji, this exquisite combination creates a visual masterpiece that has earned fame through countless photographs.

Indulge in a culinary delight as we savor the flavors of Hoto, a local specialty dish renowned for its heartwarming taste and historical importance. This traditional dish offers a tantalizing glimpse into the area's rich gastronomic heritage.

Our exploration takes us to Nishiko Iyashinoyu, a serene retreat nestled by the picturesque Lake Kawaguchi. The soothing ambiance of this haven beckons you to unwind, providing the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

As the day transitions, we find solace in a traditional Japanese inn, where comfort and hospitality await. Sink into a realm of tranquility as you unwind, embracing the essence of Japanese hospitality.

*Note: the journey to the pagoda entails a leisurely stroll of approximately 20-30 minutes, allowing you to fully absorb the tranquil surroundings.


Kyoto & Nara | Meet & Greet the friendly Deer of Nara

Breakfast Lunch

Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA ( Western Style )

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Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA

Located in Higashikujo Nishisannocho, the Hotel Vischio Kyoto is a comfortable hotel to relax during your Japan tour featuring numerous Kyoto landmarks nearby. Higashi Honganji Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are within walking distance, as is the convenient Kujo Station.

Near by.......
-Kyoto Tower
-Toji Temple
-Nijō Castle

View Hotel Detail

Our cherry blossom exploration starts with a visit to Todaiji Temple, a monumental symbol that reverberates with the spiritual legacy of the area. Discover the awe-inspiring presence of the Great Buddha within its sacred walls, a testament to centuries of history and devotion.

Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of Nara Park, where gentle deer freely roam, adding a touch of enchantment to the natural landscape. Interact with these graceful creatures as they harmoniously coexist with human visitors.

Embark on a journey through the intricate world of sake at the Sake Museum, delving into the craftsmanship behind Japan's revered drink. Uncover the artistry and dedication that culminate in the creation of this beloved beverage.

Continue your exploration to Fushimi Inari Shrine, known for its mesmerizing path lined with vibrant torii gates. Traverse this enchanting tunnel as you absorb the spiritual energy that envelops you.

Step into history at the Kyoto Samurai and Ninja Museum, a captivating destination where ancient warrior traditions come to life. Gain a deeper understanding of their skills and culture, providing insight into Japan's martial heritage.

As daylight fades, immerse yourself in the captivating display of the Kyoto Station Illumination. Witness the architectural marvel transform into a mesmerizing canvas of light and color, a fitting finale to your day of discovery.


Kyoto | Breathtaking Maiko Show & Bamboo Forest

Breakfast Dinner

Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA ( Western Style )

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Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA

Located in Higashikujo Nishisannocho, the Hotel Vischio Kyoto is a comfortable hotel to relax during your Japan tour featuring numerous Kyoto landmarks nearby. Higashi Honganji Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are within walking distance, as is the convenient Kujo Station.

Near by.......
-Kyoto Tower
-Toji Temple
-Nijō Castle

View Hotel Detail

Begin an enchanting expedition to delve into the captivating marvels of Arashiyama during the mesmerizing cherry blossom season, where cultural treasures and the beauty of nature converge to offer an unforgettable experience.

Our journey unfolds with a delightful rickshaw ride, escorting you through the charming streets of Arashiyama. As you glide along, the blooming cherry blossoms create a breathtaking canvas of colors, setting the stage for a truly enchanting adventure.

Our path then takes us to the revered Kinkakuji Temple, an embodiment of cultural magnificence set amidst the delicate cherry blossoms. The resplendent temple, enhanced by the surrounding blooms, forms a picturesque tableau that captures the essence of Japan's timeless elegance.

Continuing our exploration, you'll be captivated by an exquisite performance by a maiko, a moment that brings the grace and charm of Kyoto's geisha culture to life.

Meander through the historic lanes of Ninenzaka, where cherry blossoms sway gently overhead, infusing the air with a sense of poetry. Each step along this traditional pathway is a step into history, offering a glimpse into Kyoto's rich heritage.

Culminating our journey is a serene tea ceremony, where you'll be guided through the art of Japanese tea culture. Under the guidance of a skilled tea master, you'll experience a ritual that embodies harmony and tranquility, enriching your adventure.


Himeji | UNESCO Certified White Heron Castle

Breakfast Dinner

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima ( Western Style )

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Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima is located in the heart of Hiroshima's Downtown. The Hotel offers beautiful view of Hiroshima City. Hotel offers many modern facilities and services like the gym, hot springs, and spa (these are extra charges). Many famous sight see spots are within walking distance such as Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, and Atomic Bomb Dome.

Near by....
-Amusement district
Nagarekawa in 5 mins by car
Hondori Shopping Area in 5 mins by walk

-Museum
Mazda Museum in 10 mins by car
Peace Park Museum in 10 mins by walk

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Our adventure begins with a visit to Himeji Castle, an iconic symbol that resonates with the region's historical significance. As you explore the castle's magnificent architecture and surrounding grounds, the delicate hues of cherry blossoms infuse a poetic charm, transporting you back in time to an era of samurai and feudal Japan.

Discover tranquility amidst the vibrant blooms of Koko-en Garden, a haven of serenity adjacent to Himeji Castle. The carefully landscaped garden offers a meditative retreat where nature's beauty converges with artistry, providing a perfect setting for reflection amidst the blossoming cherry trees.

Indulge in the savory delights of Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki, a beloved dish that tantalizes the taste buds with its fusion of flavors and textures. This culinary masterpiece is not only a treat for the palate but also a representation of Hiroshima's culinary heritage.


Hiroshima | the Iconic Floating Shrine of Japan

Breakfast Lunch

Rihga Royal Hotel Kokura ( Western Style )

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Rihga Royal Hotel Kokura

Conveniently situated right next to JR Kokura Station in Kitakyushu, this high-rise urban hotel comprises 30 floors and ascends majestically 433 feet (132 meters) high. RIHGA Hotel Kokura is equipped with the highest-quality facilities and technology, making it an ideal venue for business and community events.

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Our day's expedition revolves around the exploration of Hiroshima, marking the initiation of the Cherry Blossom tour. We commence by visiting the Atomic Bomb Dome, the solitary structure that endured the aftermath of the Atomic Bombing in Hiroshima. Nestled within the precincts of the Peace Memorial Park, an area once ground zero for the atomic bomb, the Atomic Bomb Dome stands as a poignant testament to the tragedy's impact. As you traverse the park, significant landmarks like the moving Sadako's statue and the resonating freedom bell beckon your attention. The Atomic Bomb Dome, preserved as a beacon of hope for enduring peace, imparts its message to the generations to come.

Immersed in the Peace Memorial Park, don't miss the opportunity to explore the illustrious Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. This institution houses an array of artifacts and historical documentation from the bombing, serving as a poignant reminder of Hiroshima's unwavering commitment to global harmony.

In the afternoon, our journey leads us to Miyajima, an enchanting island located to the south of Hiroshima. Distinguished for the captivating Itsukushima Shrine and its ethereal floating torii gate, Miyajima presents a sight that captures the heart. With the rising tide, the torii gate appears to float on the water's surface, creating a visual spectacle that has earned its place among Japan's three most exquisite views. Amidst this breathtaking setting, relish the island's offerings, including the delightful momiji manju (maple leaf-shaped cake with red beans) and the succulent oysters, ensuring that your time on the island remains etched in memory.


Fukuoka | Beautiful Wisteria Tunnel filled with Japanese Flowers

Breakfast

Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu ( Western Style )

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Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu

Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu is located in Domestic Airport Terminal. It is a great place for weary fliers who wants to sleep off their jet-lag or pending to return back. It has easy access to all of airport amenities like money exchange, convenient stores, ATMs, airport lounge area with excellent view of planes' departures, message areas, and clinic. It has easy access to JAL SKY MUSEUM and ANA Airplane Maintenance Center.

Near by........
-Museum or Center
JAL SKY MUSEUM within Walking distance
ANA Airplane Maintenance Center within Walking distance

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Today our flower tour is dedicated to exploring the scenic grounds of the world-famous Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Japanese Garden. Famous for it's 100 meter long Wisteria Tunnels, Kawachi Fuji Garden continues to be one of Japan's most popular gardens during the Spring among local and international travelers alike. There's also the Wisteria Roof, a section of the garden featuring a unique roof made of Wisteria Flowers from the tall standing trees.

Enjoy the garden grounds during your Spring tour while the stunning shades of Japanese flowers grow along the fragrant wisteria trees. The flower garden is home to over a thousand pink, purple, and violet wisteria blooming magnificently during the Spring months of March & April. Walk along the garden grounds while the mix of wisteria blossoms and scenic flowers create a magical floral paradise. We will then take a brief flight to Haneda Airport in Tokyo, where we will proceed to our hotel for the night.


Tokyo | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast.
Japan Deluxe Tours has arranged transportation services to take you to your designated airport. Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION**
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Narita Airport - about 90 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Haneda Airport - about 30 mins(Bus)

▪Important Notice▪
*JDT Recommends Experiences are not included with your tour package.
*Group Tour Participants (Not applicable to Private Tours) - Your group may be joined with other groups during the tour. If so, your tour guide and bus may be changed during your tour.
*Any special request(s) must be submitted when booking your tour (meals, accommodations, etc.). Note: Not all requests can be fulfilled.
*Itinerary, hotels, and meals are subject to change or cancellation without notice. No refund will be owed for any changes or cancellations if the tour still occurs.
*This tour includes 1.5~2 hours of walking on sightseeing days. Tour Participants are expected to be of moderate fitness, keep up with the pace of the group, and can climb stairs with no difficulty.
*B : Breakfast   L : Lunch   D : Dinner
*Please be advised that Maiko performances are not available on their designated days off or on days when special Maiko events are taking place.

Tour Departure and Prices 1) Price per person.   2) Airfare is not included.  

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10 DAYS

9 nights accommodation


14 MEALS

8 breakfasts
4 lunches
2 dinners


TRANSPORT

Bus
Public Transportation
Bullet Train
Essence of Spring | Kawaguchi Japanese Flower & Hiroshima Tour Map

Tour Includes


8 nights Western and 1 night Japanese-style hotel with hot-springs

Daily Breakfast-Buffets, 4 Lunches, and 2 Dinners included

All ground transportation in Japan during the tour

Complimentary Airport Transfers (see details)

Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities at all included Destinations

Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide & separate bus driver

Bullet train ride with Mt. Fuji & Green Tea Ceremony

Japan Deluxe Tours Handbook and Tour Goods Package

Dine with a Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) in Kyoto

Free Wi-Fi in Bus & Most hotels

Not Included
  • - Airfare
  • - Travel Insurance
  • - Optional Excursions

Travel Highlights


The scenic Kawachi Fuji Japanese Flower Garden

Sightseeing along Tokyo's Multi-Cultural Attractions

Authentic Japanese meals like Teppan-Yaki

A spirited Rickshaw Ride through Arashiyama in Kyoto

Kyoto Treasures like the Golden Pavilion

The endless red gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine

Friendly deer to take pictures with in Nara

A scenic ride along the Hakone Rope-way for views of Mt. Fuji

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Museum & A-Bomb Dome

A boat ride to Miyajima to see the iconic Itsukushima Shrine

Important Information


The maximum number of participants will not exceed 26 people during your Japan tour. Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please note that your bus and tour guide may be changed if other groups join the tour.

Single travelers are required to pay a single supplement in order to guarantee single room accommodation.

We request one suitcase, one carry-on bag, and an overnight bag per person. The tote bag we provide can be used to hold any small merchandise/souvenirs purchased during your tour. When you check out, bring your luggage to the lobby and the bus driver will assist in loading it onto the bus. When you arrive at the next hotel, the bus driver will unload your luggage for you to bring to your room.

Please note: The maximum weight of a checked in bag is typically 20 Kilograms or 44 Pounds. You will be traveling with your luggage except during the bullet train ride (if applicable).

All hotel rooms come with a full bathroom and room amenities free of charge unless stated otherwise.

All motor coaches come equipped with air-conditioning, plenty of space, comfortable seats, and Wi-Fi.

All of our tours begin in either Tokyo or Osaka/Kyoto. When beginning or ending a tour in Tokyo, please book flights to or from Narita International Airport or Haneda International Airport. For tours beginning or ending in Osaka/Kyoto, please book flights to or from Kansai International Airport or Itami Airport.

We recommend you do not book your flights until the tour status changes from Book Now to Guaranteed Departure. You can also contact us if you would like for Japan Deluxe Tour's to arrange your flights.

Traveling and visiting sights in Japan includes a good amount of walking. To fully enjoy the tour, please be prepared to keep up with the pace of the group, climb stairs with no difficulty, and wear comfortable shoes for all day use.

Guests with tattoos may not be able to use the hot-springs or onsens while in Japan. We apologize if you are unable to enjoy this experience during your stay.

We understand sometimes unanticipated situations may arise before or even during your Japan tour. In order to best assist you when things don't go as planned, Japan Deluxe Tours recommends purchasing travel insurance offered through Travel Guard® Insurance.

Travel Guard® Insurance offers coverage for: Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage Delay, Medical Expense (deductible required), Emergency Medical Transportation, and an Exclusive Family Protection Plan: One child 16 or under will receive coverage at no additional cost for every adult that purchase a protection plan. Every Travel Guard policy includes 24-hour emergency travel assistance services for emergencies or last-minute travel changes, such as re-booking flights, hotel reservations or ground transportation, tracking lost luggage, and more!
For more information about coverage, view our Travel Insurance Page.

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We cannot guarantee cherry blossoms will be in full bloom for viewing during this tour. Please refer to our Cherry Blossom Forecast page for updates and information about Sakura Cherry Blossoms and when they are expected to bloom in select cities.

Please notify us before your tour starts if you have any dietary restrictions or requirements we should be aware about. Japan Deluxe Tours can provide Vegetarian meals for guests, and we will do our best to cater to any serious allergies or dietary restrictions. We will not be able to substitute or change meals after your tour begins.

Day
Day 1

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour app for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Day 2

Tokyo | At your Leisure & Optional Excursions

Breakfast

We've cleared up the day for you to enjoy at your leisure or spend the day at either Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea

Note: Additional fees & costs will apply for Tokyo Disneyland/DisneySea


Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 3

Tokyo | Trendy Tokyo Spots & Historic Asakusa

Breakfast Lunch

Commence your immersive expedition along the lively streets of Tokyo during the captivating cherry blossom season, where the fusion of urban charm and cultural treasures ensures an indelible experience.

Our day initiates with an exploration of the Fukagawa Edo Museum, providing a window into the intricate historical tapestry of Tokyo. As you step into its faithfully recreated streets from the Edo era, you'll find yourself transported to a bygone time.

Subsequently, we venture to the Tsukiji Outer Market, a bustling hub of gastronomic delights. Amidst the vibrant energy of the market, please enjoy a special lunch surrounded by the lively atmosphere of the market and the four seasons of Japan.

Our odyssey continues to Asakusa, where the iconic Senso-ji Temple stands as a testament to Tokyo's cultural legacy. Meander through Nakamise Street, a lively thoroughfare lined with traditional shops and lively stalls offering an array of treasures. The gentle presence of cherry blossoms adds an additional layer of allure to this cherished destination.

Progressing, we arrive at Harajuku, a district where contemporary trends and traditional elements seamlessly coexist. Traverse Takeshita Street, where the intersection of modern fashion and youthful exuberance creates a captivating ambiance.

Our expedition culminates amidst the bustling vigor of Shibuya Crossing, an iconic representation of Tokyo's dynamic spirit. Amidst the throngs, take a moment to visit the steadfast Hachiko statue, a touching story of companionship that resonates with the essence of the season.


Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 4

Mt. Fuji | Captivating Cherry Blossoms and Mount Fuji Views

Breakfast Lunch

Commence on an enthralling expedition to delve into the captivating marvels of the region, where cultural significance and natural splendor intermingle to offer an unforgettable experience.

Our day begins with a visit to the *Chureito Pagoda, an iconic symbol that stands as a testament to the region's spiritual legacy. Set against the backdrop of cherry blossoms in bloom and the majestic silhouette of Mount Fuji, this exquisite combination creates a visual masterpiece that has earned fame through countless photographs.

Indulge in a culinary delight as we savor the flavors of Hoto, a local specialty dish renowned for its heartwarming taste and historical importance. This traditional dish offers a tantalizing glimpse into the area's rich gastronomic heritage.

Our exploration takes us to Nishiko Iyashinoyu, a serene retreat nestled by the picturesque Lake Kawaguchi. The soothing ambiance of this haven beckons you to unwind, providing the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

As the day transitions, we find solace in a traditional Japanese inn, where comfort and hospitality await. Sink into a realm of tranquility as you unwind, embracing the essence of Japanese hospitality.

*Note: the journey to the pagoda entails a leisurely stroll of approximately 20-30 minutes, allowing you to fully absorb the tranquil surroundings.


Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo or similar

Day 5

Kyoto & Nara | Meet & Greet the friendly Deer of Nara

Breakfast Lunch

Our cherry blossom exploration starts with a visit to Todaiji Temple, a monumental symbol that reverberates with the spiritual legacy of the area. Discover the awe-inspiring presence of the Great Buddha within its sacred walls, a testament to centuries of history and devotion.

Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of Nara Park, where gentle deer freely roam, adding a touch of enchantment to the natural landscape. Interact with these graceful creatures as they harmoniously coexist with human visitors.

Embark on a journey through the intricate world of sake at the Sake Museum, delving into the craftsmanship behind Japan's revered drink. Uncover the artistry and dedication that culminate in the creation of this beloved beverage.

Continue your exploration to Fushimi Inari Shrine, known for its mesmerizing path lined with vibrant torii gates. Traverse this enchanting tunnel as you absorb the spiritual energy that envelops you.

Step into history at the Kyoto Samurai and Ninja Museum, a captivating destination where ancient warrior traditions come to life. Gain a deeper understanding of their skills and culture, providing insight into Japan's martial heritage.

As daylight fades, immerse yourself in the captivating display of the Kyoto Station Illumination. Witness the architectural marvel transform into a mesmerizing canvas of light and color, a fitting finale to your day of discovery.


Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA or similar

Day 6

Kyoto | Breathtaking Maiko Show & Bamboo Forest

Breakfast Dinner

Begin an enchanting expedition to delve into the captivating marvels of Arashiyama during the mesmerizing cherry blossom season, where cultural treasures and the beauty of nature converge to offer an unforgettable experience.

Our journey unfolds with a delightful rickshaw ride, escorting you through the charming streets of Arashiyama. As you glide along, the blooming cherry blossoms create a breathtaking canvas of colors, setting the stage for a truly enchanting adventure.

Our path then takes us to the revered Kinkakuji Temple, an embodiment of cultural magnificence set amidst the delicate cherry blossoms. The resplendent temple, enhanced by the surrounding blooms, forms a picturesque tableau that captures the essence of Japan's timeless elegance.

Continuing our exploration, you'll be captivated by an exquisite performance by a maiko, a moment that brings the grace and charm of Kyoto's geisha culture to life.

Meander through the historic lanes of Ninenzaka, where cherry blossoms sway gently overhead, infusing the air with a sense of poetry. Each step along this traditional pathway is a step into history, offering a glimpse into Kyoto's rich heritage.

Culminating our journey is a serene tea ceremony, where you'll be guided through the art of Japanese tea culture. Under the guidance of a skilled tea master, you'll experience a ritual that embodies harmony and tranquility, enriching your adventure.


Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA or similar

Day 7

Himeji | UNESCO Certified White Heron Castle

Breakfast Dinner

Our adventure begins with a visit to Himeji Castle, an iconic symbol that resonates with the region's historical significance. As you explore the castle's magnificent architecture and surrounding grounds, the delicate hues of cherry blossoms infuse a poetic charm, transporting you back in time to an era of samurai and feudal Japan.

Discover tranquility amidst the vibrant blooms of Koko-en Garden, a haven of serenity adjacent to Himeji Castle. The carefully landscaped garden offers a meditative retreat where nature's beauty converges with artistry, providing a perfect setting for reflection amidst the blossoming cherry trees.

Indulge in the savory delights of Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki, a beloved dish that tantalizes the taste buds with its fusion of flavors and textures. This culinary masterpiece is not only a treat for the palate but also a representation of Hiroshima's culinary heritage.


Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima or similar

Day 8

Hiroshima | the Iconic Floating Shrine of Japan

Breakfast Lunch

Our day's expedition revolves around the exploration of Hiroshima, marking the initiation of the Cherry Blossom tour. We commence by visiting the Atomic Bomb Dome, the solitary structure that endured the aftermath of the Atomic Bombing in Hiroshima. Nestled within the precincts of the Peace Memorial Park, an area once ground zero for the atomic bomb, the Atomic Bomb Dome stands as a poignant testament to the tragedy's impact. As you traverse the park, significant landmarks like the moving Sadako's statue and the resonating freedom bell beckon your attention. The Atomic Bomb Dome, preserved as a beacon of hope for enduring peace, imparts its message to the generations to come.

Immersed in the Peace Memorial Park, don't miss the opportunity to explore the illustrious Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. This institution houses an array of artifacts and historical documentation from the bombing, serving as a poignant reminder of Hiroshima's unwavering commitment to global harmony.

In the afternoon, our journey leads us to Miyajima, an enchanting island located to the south of Hiroshima. Distinguished for the captivating Itsukushima Shrine and its ethereal floating torii gate, Miyajima presents a sight that captures the heart. With the rising tide, the torii gate appears to float on the water's surface, creating a visual spectacle that has earned its place among Japan's three most exquisite views. Amidst this breathtaking setting, relish the island's offerings, including the delightful momiji manju (maple leaf-shaped cake with red beans) and the succulent oysters, ensuring that your time on the island remains etched in memory.


Rihga Royal Hotel Kokura or similar

Day 9

Fukuoka | Beautiful Wisteria Tunnel filled with Japanese Flowers

Breakfast

Today our flower tour is dedicated to exploring the scenic grounds of the world-famous Kawachi Fuji Wisteria Japanese Garden. Famous for it's 100 meter long Wisteria Tunnels, Kawachi Fuji Garden continues to be one of Japan's most popular gardens during the Spring among local and international travelers alike. There's also the Wisteria Roof, a section of the garden featuring a unique roof made of Wisteria Flowers from the tall standing trees.

Enjoy the garden grounds during your Spring tour while the stunning shades of Japanese flowers grow along the fragrant wisteria trees. The flower garden is home to over a thousand pink, purple, and violet wisteria blooming magnificently during the Spring months of March & April. Walk along the garden grounds while the mix of wisteria blossoms and scenic flowers create a magical floral paradise. We will then take a brief flight to Haneda Airport in Tokyo, where we will proceed to our hotel for the night.


Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu or similar

Day 10

Tokyo | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast.
Japan Deluxe Tours has arranged transportation services to take you to your designated airport. Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION**
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Narita Airport - about 90 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Haneda Airport - about 30 mins(Bus)

Dining Experience

Kaiseki Ryori

Kaiseki Ryori

It is a traditional Japanese multi course meal consists of multiple small dishes starting with appetizers and sashimi then leading to the main dishes tempura and grilled fish, rice, pickled vegetables, and miso soup.

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Kaiten Sushi

Kaiten Sushi

Sometimes called sushi trains or conveyor belt sushi, pick & choose your favorite sushi dishes off a revolving conveyor belt lined with mouth-watering morsels and your favorite rolls.

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Teppan-Yaki Display

Seasonal Japanese Dining

From world-renowned dishes to local specialties, our tour provides an opportunity to savor the best of Japanese cuisine, perfectly aligned with each season. Please look forward to discovering what will be offered.

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Kaiten Sushi

Hiroshima Okonomiyaki

Hiroshima may be famous for many landmarks and attractions, but when it comes to food, Hiroshima Okonimyaki is a must. It is primarily made from flour, eggs, cabbage mixed and is cooked on a hot plate.

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Hoto Udon

Hoto

Hōtō is a popular dish in Yamanashi made using miso soup and flat udon noodles. While some may consider Hōtō a variant of udon, locals consider this a unique dish separate to the popular thick noodles.

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Cultural Experience

Green Tea Ceremony

Green Tea Ceremony

The tea ceremony (sado: "the way of the tea") is a ceremonial way of preparing and drinking tea. The custom has been strongly influenced by Zen Buddhism.

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Image of a Maiko

Maiko Dining Experience

Learn about Japanese culture and traditional history during an unforgettable meal with a Maiko apprentice Geisha while in Kyoto. Enjoy the top local cuisine of Kyoto while a beautiful Maiko entertains you with games, dancing, and performances.

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Hot Spring

Hot Spring

Natural hot springs (onsen) are numerous and highly popular across Japan. There are many types of hot springs, distinguished by the minerals dissolved in the water.

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Japanese Style Hotel with Tatami mat

Japanese Style Hotel

Ryokan is Japanese style hotel which has natural onsen (spa) water that have rejuvenated people for hundreds of years. Moreover, it has tatami floors, futon beds and traditional Japanese cuisine.

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Pics of Japanese Museum

Japanese Museum

Japan is filled with numerous museums covering a wide variety of subjects, from the traditional and contemporary Japanese arts to historical museums based on war, samurai, and Japanese history.

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Japanese Sake

Sake Tasting

Experience the unique flavors of the various types of Japanese sake. Sample Japan's national drink during your Japan tour.

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Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden

The Japanese Garden represents many aspects of the Japanese culture. Zen and serenity calm your soul as you stroll down the paved paths past the koi pond and bamboo to a place of peace.

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Image of Osaka Castle

Japanese Castle

Castles emerged in Japan during the 15th century when the country was in the midst of wars and battles. They served as guards and strategic sites where the local feudal lords could come up with strategies and battle tactics.

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Riding Experience

Bullet Train

Bullet Train

World known as The Bullet Train, The Shinkansen fascinates foreign tourists. Shinkansen runs average 300kmh, about 186mph, and they depart every 10 minutes in rush hours very punctual.

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Rickshaw

Rickshaw

Rickshaw (Jinrikisha) is two-wheeled cart that is pulled by a single person and carries one to two passengers at a time.

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