Japan Deluxe Tours, Inc.
1820 W. Carson St. Suite 224 Torrance California 90501 USA
Phone: 310-327-1111 FAX: 310-329-7609
8 Nights 9 days Essence Of Spring | Anime + Mario + Hello Kitty - Cherry Blossom Seasonal Tour
Day 1
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.


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

Discover Tokyo's anime culture interwoven with the enchanting beauty of cherry blossoms in this captivating journey. Immerse yourself in a realm of immersive experiences, offering a fusion of artistic marvels and cultural treasures.

Our day begins with a visit to the highly anticipated TeamLab exhibit in Toranomon, scheduled to open its doors in 2024. This innovative art installation promises to merge technology, creativity, and nature into a mesmerizing fusion of sights and sounds.

Next, indulge in the vibrant world of Pokémon at the Pokémon Center, a haven for fans of all ages. Delight in the collection of merchandise, interact with life-sized Pikachu statues, and explore the enchanting realm of your favorite Pokémon characters.

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Pikachu Sweets, where delectable treats are adorned with the beloved electric mouse himself. Indulge in the playful charm of these confections, each one a delightful fusion of flavor and cuteness.

Our journey continues to Animate, an anime enthusiast's paradise where shelves overflow with character goods, manga, DVDs, and more. Explore the diverse array of merchandise and lose yourself in the captivating world of your favorite series.

Nakano Broadway awaits, offering an immersive dive into the heart of anime and pop culture. Traverse a labyrinth of stores where treasures from anime, manga, vintage toys, and collectibles await discovery.

The enchantment deepens with a visit to the Ghibli Museum, a tribute to the works of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. Wander through exhibits that encapsulate the magic of films like My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away, and lose yourself in the wonder that has captivated audiences worldwide.

Please note that the inclusion of TeamLab is subject to change based on circumstances, and our itinerary will be updated accordingly.

Day 3

Embark on a captivating journey through the vibrant delights of Tokyo's unique attractions, where a fusion of modern excitement and nostalgic treasures awaits.

Our day commences with a visit to the awe-inspiring Odaiba Gundam Base, a haven for fans of the iconic mobile suits. Immerse yourself in the world of Gundam as you explore the exhibits and relive memorable moments from this beloved franchise.

Next, we venture to the Nintendo Mario Store, a paradise for gaming enthusiasts. Discover a variety of Mario-themed merchandise, from collectibles to accessories, that pay homage to the beloved plumber and his adventures.

Our exploration takes us to the bustling Jump Shop, where anime and manga aficionados can find an array of merchandise from their favorite series. Explore the diverse selection and bring a piece of your cherished characters back home.

Continuing our journey, we arrive at the Capcom Store, a haven for gamers and fans of Capcom's iconic franchises. Delve into a world of merchandise inspired by classic and contemporary games, celebrating the legacy of this renowned game developer.

We then head to Akihabara, a district synonymous with electronics and otaku culture. Explore the labyrinthine streets filled with shops offering anime, manga, and a myriad of pop culture treasures.

Our adventure culminates at Tamashii Nations, a haven for collectors of action figures and character goods. Marvel at the intricate craftsmanship of these collectibles and find the perfect additions to your collection.

Conclude the day with a visit to Super Potato, a nostalgic paradise for gamers. Explore a treasure trove of vintage video games and consoles, taking a nostalgic journey back to the golden era of gaming.

Day 4

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.

Breakfast Lunch
Day 5

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.

We then venture to Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nenba, an idyllic village perched by Lake Saiko. This sanctuary of serenity and tradition offers a vivid tapestry of historical architecture, artisan crafts, and pristine landscapes – a true embodiment of Japan's enduring spirit.

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.

Breakfast Lunch
Day 6

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.

Breakfast Lunch
Day 7

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.

Breakfast Dinner
Day 8
Explore Nintendo World Area at Universal Studio Japan in Osaka on your self-guided day.
Get ready to slap on your Mario Kart racing gear and toss some Koopa Shells. Do not forget to purchase Power-up Bands, a wristband that can be linked to a smartphone app or a Nitendo Switch, where they can store these virtual coins and keys.
Enjoy other attractions and areas at Universal Studio Japan such as Hollywood Dream Ride and Hello Kitty’s Cupcake Dream.
After an exciting day at Universal studio Japan, we will go back to a hotel.

*Entering Mario World requires an additional fee. (Express Pass)
Day 9
Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast. Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.


From downtown hotel in Osaka to KIX Airport - about 70 mins (Bus)

From downtown hotel in Osaka to ITM Airport - about 30 mins (Bus)