Cherry Blossom Tour to Japan

12 days/ 11 nights

Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace

Perfect Itinerary in perfect weather ,travel from the end of March
All must see sights in one itinerary, Megalopolis of Tokyo to Osaka via Mt. Fuji, Hakone National Park, Matsumoto and Nagano, Nara and Kyoto, ancient capitol of Japan. Your experience includes Bullet train, Green Tea Ceremony, Sumida River Cruise, Ninja show and more.
During other time of the year, this is very good program to journey in Japan.

Day 1 Flight to Tokyo

Day 2 Arrive at Narita Airport, Tokyo

Meeting with English speaking assistant, and transfer to the hotel in Tokyo with baggage by chartered coach.
Afternoon: Sightseeing for first flavor of Japan and Sinjuku at night
Possible special Japanese dinner

 

Day 3  Tokyo

5.30 AM Leave the hotel for a early morning visit of Tsukiji Fish Market
Back to the hotel for breakfast
Full day tour:
• Mejgi Shrine

Nikko

Nikko

• Asakusa, Sensoji Temple
• Imperial Palace Plaza
• Akihabara Electric Town
• Edo Tokyo Museum
• Odaiba and Ginza

Day 4: One day tour to Nikko- Unesco Heritage sight

Visiting:
• Toshogu Shrine
• Kegon Waterfalls
• Lake Chuzenji
After the visit, transfer back to Tokyo.
Arrive at the hotel in Tokyo.

Day 5-6: Tour of Mt. Fuji, national park and Hakone

Visiting:
• 5th Staiton of Mt. Fuji if weather permits
• Visitor centre
• Cruise on Lake Ashi
• Open Air Museum
• Cruise on Lake Ashi
• Hakone Ropeway
• Owakudani Boiling Valley
• Hotel with traditional Japanese hot springs
• Walking route in National park of Mount Fuji

Matsumoto Castel

Matsumoto Castel

Day 7: Matsumoto – unique traditional town

Visiting wasabe fields, tasting wasabi delicatessen, driving to Matsumoto- Matsumoto is situated on ‘the roof of Japan’, high amongst the mountains of the ‘Japan Alps’. Visiting one of the 2 original wooden castle of Japan

Day 8: Matsumoto- Takayma

Morning- visiting museum of famous art paintings
Driving though Japanese alps to Takayma
After arrival in Takayama, enjoy a sightseeing on foot visiting:
• Yatai Kaikan Festival Float Exhibition Hall ( depends on the day, but very beautiful)
• Kami Sannomachi Street
• Possible to visit hot springs or walking route among the temple viilage

Day 9: Sightseeing of Takayama & Shirakawago

  • Morning Market in Takayama
  • Old Kanda House (Shirakawago)

After the sightseeing, transfer back to Takayama.
Leave Takayama for Kyoto on shinkansen- hi speed train through Nagoya

Day 10: Kyoto

Kyoto Kiyomizude

Kyoto Kiyomizude

Visiting:
• Kinkakuji Temple
• Nijo Castle
• Ryoanji Temple
• Afternoon market
• Nishijin Textile Center-Kimono Show,
• Gion Geisha District possible traditional show and tea ceremony

Day 11: Kyoto and Nara – the oldest capital

  • Todaiji Temple (with Daibutsu)
  • Kasuga Shrine
  •  Deer Park
  • Kiyomizu Temple with amazing market streets, real feel of old Japan
  • Sanjusangendo Temple

Day 12 Osaka and flight back

Visiting castle, local pubs, parks, history museum
Once, we will close the dates, we can decide what type of activities we are interested in: walking, cycling, museums, performance, visiting local houses, hot springs and more.

You have option to join to English group tour in Japan or we can organise your itinerary, hotels and guides for your independent travel with railway pass.

Price per package from £1300. 00 GBP

Package price includes: accommodation in double/twin sharing room, breakfasts, car transport according to the programme, English speaking driver in every city/ location, admission fees for sightseeing spots listed in itinerary, taxes.

Price does not include: international flights,fast train tickets, personal travel insurance, optional tips, visa fee (if required), meals not mentioned in itinerary, drinks/other personal expenses.
• Single supplement upon the request.
• Deposit of 20% will be required at the time of confirmation.
Send us your enquiry to info@journeyboutique.com or call to +44(0) 1534758983 and we will be back with the offer within 24 hours, which can, to a degree, be adjusted to suit your budget.
*Prices quoted are subject to change and the services offered subject to availability.

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