Hanami - Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Hanami - Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Hanami - Cherry Blossoms in Japan*
12 days – 119 nights
Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Kawaguchico, Matsumoto, Nagoya, Takoname, Kyoto, Lake Biwa, Nara
Discovery, Culture, History
This program may be operated for individuals or for groups
This is a suggested itinerary – Please call us to customize
*Cherry blossom's expected blooming date is from the mid-March to mid-April

Day 1: Tokyo
Arrival at Tokyo International Airport. After the entry formalities, welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel. Rest of day on your own.

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Tour includes
  • Private transfer airport (Narita or Haneda) to hotel
  • Private transfer hotel to Kansai Airport
  • 11 nights’ accommodation
    • Tokyo – 3 nights
    • Kawaguchiko - 1 night
    • Matsumoto – 1 night
    • Nagoya - 1 night
    • Kyoto - 5 nights
  • Meals
    • Breakfast daily
    • 2 lunches
    • 10 dinners
  • Full day tour of Tokyo
    • Shinjuku Gyoen garden and Ueno Park
    • Sensoji Temple
    • Hamarikyu market
    • Walking tour of old town
    • Discover the Meiji Shrine
    • Stroll the garden of Chidorigafuchi
    • Visit Asakusa Temple
    • Visit the Akihabara district
    • Blossoms at Nakameguro
    • Koishikawa Korakuen Garden
  • Tour of Mt. Fuji and Hakone
    • Visit the Five Lakes area
    • Ride the Kachi Kachi Cable car
  • Visit Matsumoto Castle
  • Tour Takoname’s “pottery trail”
  • Tour of Kyoto
    • Walk “philosophy path” in blossom
    • Panorama from Kiyomizudera Temple
    • View the thousand and one statues of Kannon
    • Visit ochaya houses of geisha
    • Tour the Chikurin-in and Kinpusenji temples
    • Visit the Golden Pavilion, Ryoanji Temple and Nijo Castle
    • Attend Miyako Odori geisha dance
  • Excursion to Lake Biwa
  • Excursion to Nara
    • Visit Todaiji Temple and Kasuga Shrine
  • Entrance fees where indicated
  • Courier guide or local guides at your choice
  • 2-day car with driver (car will be adapted to number in party)
  • 7-day Japan Rail Pass in Economy or First Class
  • Entrance fees for sites visited
Not included in tour
  • International airfare, taxes and fees
  • Meals or drinks other than specified as included
  • Japan Visa processing and issuing visa fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Expenses of a personal nature (minibar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips to guides/drivers/porters, etc.
  • Entrance fees for any extra sightseeing
  • Optional activities


Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
First Class
Tokyo Shiba Park 4
Kawaguchiko Konansu 5
Matsumoto Matsumoto Marunouchi Hotel 4.5
Nagoya Hotel Nagoya Castle 4.5
Kyoto Vista Premio Kyoto 4
First Class
Tokyo Park Hotel 4.5
Kawaguchiko Onsenji Yumedono Ryokan 4.5
Matsumoto Tobira Onsen Myojinkan 4
Nagoya Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel 4
Kyoto Kyoto Tokyu 4

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Prices:

These programs can be customized for individuals and groups.

Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request

  • Airfare

We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares

  • Program

You may add or remove;

    • Trip days
    • Cities and sites
    • Meals
  • Other options
    • The program was designed with private services, however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available
    • If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.

  • Quotation

Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.

Tour Code: JP07TYO20TE

  • Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
  • We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
  • Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

  • If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
  • In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
  • Booking both air an land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
  • We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.