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Japan Sakura Tour 6 days

Golden Route with Charm Cherry Blossoms 6 days Tokyo to Osaka

Tour Date : March. 25 - 30, 2017 / April. 01-06, 2018
Price: USD 1,790 1,690
Early bird discount! Book now!!

Sakura Tour 6days Tokyo to Osaka

Japan's cherry blossoms, also known as sakura, are known world-wide for their beauty. So why do Japanese like cherry blossom so much? If you watch a cherry blossoms in Japan, you will get the answer.

Itinerary & Price Details

MAP

※View from a coach


Attraction of this tour

  • Kimono girl get on the bus with you and spice up the sightseeing!! - Only day2 -
  • Tour through the major cities of Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto.
  • Visit top attractions in Japan including Asakusa, Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkakuji, and more !
  • Tour Date(Day 1 of the Itinerary to the end ):
        ① March.25 - April.30, 2018
        ② April.01 - April.06, 2018
    Nights: 6 days 5 nights
    Price: USD 1,790 1,690 Early bird discount!!
    Single room supplement: USD480
    Price (age 4-11): USD895

    Extend Plan

    You can also extend your vacation before / after the tour in Tokyo, Osaka. We can provide extension stay in the same hotel which as a tour uses for 15,000 yen per night, per person. Please contact us!


    Child Rate

    Please note that children age 4-11 participant are half price when sharing a bed with their parents or guardians.
    Children age 3 and under participant are free of charge.

    PLEASE NOTE

    All prices are per person, based on double or triple occupancy.
    International flights are not included on our tours - this allows you the flexibility to choose your own departure and get the best value for your money!

    TOUR COST INCLUDES

    5nights Western style accommodation
    Meet and greet upon arrival at Narita International Airport
    Airport transfers on arrival and departure
    Private coach transfers between destinations in Japan
    Comprehensive escorted with Japan Dream Tour professional English speaking tour guide
    Meals described as in the itinerary
    Admission fees and activities
    Entry fees to sites, gardens, and museums listed in the itinerary

    TOUR COST DOES NOT INCLUDE

    International Airfares
    Meals that are not included in the itinerary
    Travel Insurance
    Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
    Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
    Gratuities

    ADDITION INFORMATION

    Transport : Travel by air conditioned, private coach, baggage handling free
    Meal Requests : Vegetarian, halal or special meals can be arranged
    Meet and Greet : Please note that the meet and greet and airport transfer to the first hotel is ONLY available on the first day of the tour after 10 AM.
    If you plan to stay extra nights before the start of the tour, please arrange your own hotel transfer
    Tour schedule and prices subject to change without notice

    CANCELLATION POLICY

  • 46 days or more prior to arrival date in Japan: no penalty
  • 45-31 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 10% of the tour fee
  • 30-15 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 20% of the tour fee
  • 14- 8 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 30% of the tour fee
  • 7 - 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 50% of the tour fee
  • Less than 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 100% of the tour fee
  • ※The cancellation fee is based on the date (Japan Standard Time).

    TOKYO

    Tsukiji Fish Market Imperial Palace Tokyo Sky Tree
    Tsukiji Fish Market (NOT Tuna auction)
    Imperial Palace
    Tokyo Skytree


    Akihabara Maid Cafe
    Akihabara
    Ueno Park

    MT.FUJI / HAKONE

    Mt.Fuji Lake Ashi Lake Ashi
    Mt.Fuji 5th step
    Oshino Hakkai
    Lake Ashi

    KYOTO

    Gion Kiyomizudera Nijojo
    Gion (District where Geisha and Maiko work)
    Kiyomizu Temple
    Nijo Castle


    Nishijin Kinkakuji Gekkeikan Sake Brewery
    Kimono Show (Nishijin)
    Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavillion)
    Gekkeikan Sake Brewery

    NARA

    Todaiji Todaiji
    Todaiji Temple
    Deer Park

    DAY1
    Tokyo

    NARITA-TOKYO     25.Mar,2018 (Sun)
    Welcome to Tokyo! You will be greeted by an English-speaking assistant at the airport. The assistant will get you in the bus to your hotel.

    【About accomodation】
    Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba (WiFi=○) or similar
    DAIBA station on the Yurikamome line is facing the hotel entrance. It is 15 minutes from Shimbashi station linked with JR lines.There are DiverCity Tokyo Plaza(shopping mall) or Amusement park(Palette-Town) around the Hotel.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=×, L(lunch)=×, D(dinner)=×

    Day2
    Tsukiji

    TOKYO    26.Mar,2018 (Mon)
    We start the day to visit Tsukiji Fish Outer Market (Not tuna Auction), which is known to be the biggest fish market in the world. It is known as the Jogai Shijo, is Japan's "Food Town", where one can encounter all of Japan's traditional foods. A mixture of wholesale and retail shops along with numerous restaurants line the streets, and new culinary trends are born here. Take a walk around and experience the taste of Japan


    Today, Kimono girl get on the bus with you and spice up the sightseeing!!
    We head out to the Imperial palace. The Imperial palaceis the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo and contains buildings including the main palace, the private residences of the Imperial Family, an archive, museums and administrative offices. It is built on the site of the old Edo Castle and the beautiful cherry flower in spring.

    Today's lunch, please choose which one you like from three kinds.
    Ramen Teishoku Sushi


    Skytree

    We will visit Tokyo Skytree, a broadcasting and observation tower with the height of 634 meters (2,080ft). The view of the metropolitan Tokyo area from there will be spectacular. If the sky is clear, the Mt. Fuji can be seen in the distance.

    Then we proceed to Asakusa Sensoji Temple, the Five Storied Pagoda and the traditional Nakamise shopping arcade.
    Then drive to Akihabara area and enjoy Japanese pop culture zone, the electronic district and the mecca for the anime (Japanese cartoon characters).

    Today's last visit is Sakura Festival in Ueno park in the evening. You may watch cherry blossoms in full bloom.Viewing cherry blossoms at night is called 'yozakura o miru' or 'yozakura kenbutsu,' and it is Japanese unique custom.



    Ueno Park

    【About accomodation】
    Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba (WiFi=○) or similar
    DAIBA station on the Yurikamome line is facing the hotel entrance. It is 15 minutes from Shimbashi station linked with JR lines.There are DiverCity Tokyo Plaza(shopping mall) or Amusement park(Palette-Town) around the Hotel.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=○, L(lunch)=○, D(dinner)=×

    Day3
    Mt.Fuji, Hakone area

    TOKYO-MT.FUJI-HAKONE-HAMAMATSU    27.Mar,2018 (Tue)
    This is the day when we visit the highest peak in Japan, Mt.Fuji which has just become No.17 World Heritage Site in Japan. It is has been appreciated by many Japanese for ages because of its perfect conical shape. Please enjoy magnificent shape from Lake Kawaguchi if weather permitting.

    Our journey will continue to Hakone, the weekend getaway from the Tokyo metropolitan area, a nature-rich resort with the beautiful Lake Ashi where we take a cruise.Also, we will take a ropeway to see the splendid scenery from an observatory deck, Mt.Fuji, Gulf of Sagami and Lake Ashi...

    We then head out to Hamamatsu for the night and have Japanese style dinner at the hotel.



    Lake Ashi

    【About accomodation】
    Hamanako Royal Hotel (WiFi=○) or similar
    It has large onsen (hot spring). Please enjoy taking bath.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=○, L(lunch)=○, D(dinner)=○

    Day4
    Kiyomizu Temple

    HAMAMATSU-KYOTO    28.Mar,2018 (Wed)
    We start the day bullet train ride experience to Kyoto, the heart of Japanese tradition.

    After the bus ride, you will feel that you have time slipped into the world one thousand year ago, when visiting Kiyomizu temple and Golden Pavilion.
    Kiyomizu temple is known as there is not a single nail used in the entire structure.
    Golden Pavilion, beautifully constructed shrine is well balance with nature maintaining a Japanese and Zen Garden with a Bamboo Forest.
    Next, we visit at Nishijin Textile Center, ladies wearing kimonos show you beautiful seasonal design and patterns of kimonos and sashes.
    In the evening you will be taken to Gion “Geisha district” Those who have seen “Memoirs of Geisha” will be fascinated by its shooting spots. We stay in Kyoto for the night.


    Tokyu Hotel Kyoto

    【About accomodation】
    Kyoto Tokyu Hotel (WiFi=○) or similar
    It is located right next to Nishi Honganji (temple, World Heritage).
    It is good idea to take walk to Nishi Honganji to see peace morning atmosphere (no entrance fee).
    Also, they have shuttle bus service to Kyoto station. Please enjoy having dinner aroud there.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=○, L(lunch)=○, D(dinner)=×

    Day5
    Nijou Castle

    KYOTO-NARA-OSAKA    29.Mar,2018 (Thu)
    Before leaving Kyoto, we can’t miss one place to visit…“Fushimi Inari Taisha”. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, Senbon Torii ("thousands of torii gates"), which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings.

    If you like drinking sake, you would love to visit our next stop…the sake brewery! The guide gives you a little tour inside the brewery followed by tasting.

    Visiting the ancient capital of Japan is a must in your tour. You will be greeted with cute deer vowing to you around Todaiji temple at Nara. You will feel sacred when looking up the huge Buddha statue made in 8th century. Just outside the temple is the Nara Deer Park, where you will be greeted by numerous deer that roam around freely.

    Before we check in our hotel, let's take short walk at Dotonbori (food and shopping district popular among Osaka residence).

    Shraton Osaka

    【About accomodation】
    Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka (WiFi=○) or similar
    It is located in central Osaka and there are various kinds of restaurants due to the city is called "City of Food".

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=○, L(lunch)=○, D(dinner)=×

    Day6
    Shikoku Driving

    OSAKA-KANSAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT    30.Mar,2018 (Fri)
    Time to get back home with unforgettable memory and lots of souvenir.Leaveing for Kansai International Airport by Hotel shattle.Return by air.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=×, L(lunch)=×, D(dinner)=×




    DAY1
    Tokyo

    NARITA-TOKYO     Apr.01, 2018 (Sun)
    Welcome to Tokyo! You will be greeted by an English-speaking assistant at the airport. The assistant will get you in the bus to your hotel.

    【About accomodation】
    Hotel Grand Pacific Le Daiba (WiFi=○) or similar
    DAIBA station on the Yurikamome line is facing the hotel entrance. It is 15 minutes from Shimbashi station linked with JR lines.There are DiverCity Tokyo Plaza(shopping mall) or Amusement park(Palette-Town) around the Hotel.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=×, L(lunch)=×, D(dinner)=×

    Day2
    Tsukiji

    TOKYO    Apr.02, 2018 (Mon)
    We start the day to visit Tsukiji Fish Outer Market (Not tuna Auction), which is known to be the biggest fish market in the world. It is known as the Jogai Shijo, is Japan's "Food Town", where one can encounter all of Japan's traditional foods. A mixture of wholesale and retail shops along with numerous restaurants line the streets, and new culinary trends are born here. Take a walk around and experience the taste of Japan

    Today, Kimono girl get on the bus with you and spice up the sightseeing!!
    We head out to the Imperial palace. The Imperial palaceis the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo and contains buildings including the main palace, the private residences of the Imperial Family, an archive, museums and administrative offices. It is built on the site of the old Edo Castle and the beautiful cherry flower in spring.


    Today's lunch, please choose which one you like from three kinds.
    Ramen Teishoku Sushi


    Skytree

    We will visit Tokyo Skytree, a broadcasting and observation tower with the height of 634 meters (2,080ft). The view of the metropolitan Tokyo area from there will be spectacular. If the sky is clear, the Mt. Fuji can be seen in the distance.

    Then we proceed to Asakusa Sensoji Temple, the Five Storied Pagoda and the traditional Nakamise shopping arcade.
    Then drive to Akihabara area and enjoy Japanese pop culture zone, the electronic district and the mecca for the anime (Japanese cartoon characters).

    Today's last visit is Sakura Festival in Ueno park in the evening. You may watch cherry blossoms in full bloom.Viewing cherry blossoms at night is called 'yozakura o miru' or 'yozakura kenbutsu,' and it is Japanese unique custom.



    Akihabara

    【About accomodation】
    Hotel Grand Pacific Le Daiba (WiFi=○) or similar
    DAIBA station on the Yurikamome line is facing the hotel entrance. It is 15 minutes from Shimbashi station linked with JR lines.There are DiverCity Tokyo Plaza(shopping mall) or Amusement park(Palette-Town) around the Hotel.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=○, L(lunch)=○, D(dinner)=×

    Day3
    Mt.Fuji, Hakone area

    TOKYO-MT.FUJI-HAKONE-HAMAMATSU    Apr.03, 2018 (Tue)
    This is the day when we visit the highest peak in Japan, Mt.Fuji which has just become No.17 World Heritage Site in Japan. It is has been appreciated by many Japanese for ages because of its perfect conical shape. Please enjoy magnificent shape from Lake Kawaguchi if weather permitting.

    Our journey will continue to Hakone, the weekend getaway from the Tokyo metropolitan area, a nature-rich resort with the beautiful Lake Ashi where we take a cruise.Also, we will take a ropeway to see the splendid scenery from an observatory deck, Mt.Fuji, Gulf of Sagami and Lake Ashi...

    We then head out to Hamamatsu for the night and have Japanese style dinner at the hotel.



    Oshino Hakkai

    【About accomodation】
    Hamanako Royal Hotel (WiFi=○)
    It has large onsen (hot spring). Please enjoy taking bath.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=○, L(lunch)=○, D(dinner)=○

    Day4
    Kiyomizu Temple

    HAMAMATSU-KYOTO    Apr.04, 2018 (Wed)
    We start the day bullet train ride experience to Mikawaanjo, and continue driving to Kyoto, the heart of Japanese tradition.

    After the bus ride, you will feel that you have time slipped into the world one thousand year ago, when visiting Kiyomizu temple and Golden Pavilion.
    Kiyomizu temple is known as there is not a single nail used in the entire structure.
    Golden Pavilion, beautifully constructed shrine is well balance with nature maintaining a Japanese and Zen Garden with a Bamboo Forest.
    Next, we visit at Nishijin Textile Center, ladies wearing kimonos show you beautiful seasonal design and patterns of kimonos and sashes.
    In the evening you will be taken to Gion “Geisha district” Those who have seen “Memoirs of Geisha” will be fascinated by its shooting spots. We stay in Kyoto for the night.


    Tokyu Hotel Kyoto

    【About accomodation】
    Kyoto Tokyu Hotel (WiFi=○)
    It is located right next to Nishi Honganji (temple, World Heritage).
    It is good idea to take walk to Nishi Honganji to see peace morning atmosphere (no entrance fee).
    Also, they have shuttle bus service to Kyoto station. Please enjoy having dinner aroud there.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=○, L(lunch)=○, D(dinner)=×

    Day5
    Nijou Castle

    KYOTO-NARA-OSAKA    Apr.05, 2018 (Thu)
    Before leaving Kyoto, we can’t miss one place to visit…“Fushimi Inari Taisha”. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, Senbon Torii ("thousands of torii gates"), which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings.

    If you like drinking sake, you would love to visit our next stop…the sake brewery! The guide gives you a little tour inside the brewery followed by tasting.

    Visiting the ancient capital of Japan is a must in your tour. You will be greeted with cute deer vowing to you around Todaiji temple at Nara. You will feel sacred when looking up the huge Buddha statue made in 8th century. Just outside the temple is the Nara Deer Park, where you will be greeted by numerous deer that roam around freely.

    Before we check in our hotel, let's take short walk at Dotonbori (food and shopping district popular among Osaka residence).

    Shraton Osaka

    【About accomodation】
    Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka (WiFi=○)
    It is located in central Osaka and there are various kinds of restaurants due to the city is called "City of Food".

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=○, L(lunch)=○, D(dinner)=×

    Day6
    Shikoku Driving

    OSAKA-KANSAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT    Apr.06, 2018 (Fri)
    Time to get back home with unforgettable memory and lots of souvenir.Leaveing for Kansai International Airport by Hotel shattle.Return by air.

    【Meals】   ×=Not include, ○=Include
    B(breakfast)=×, L(lunch)=×, D(dinner)=×



    Customer Reviews

       Japan is one of the most beautiful places I have been

    The best place : Kiyomizu temple
    All of my experiences here in Japan have been my best experience.
    The guides on Japan Dream Tour are amazing.
    Japan is one of the most beautiful places I have been.

    By Anthony Herbert- 2016 spring -

       This was my first international trip and I had the best time!

    The best place : Nara deer park and Great Buddha
    The best experience : the view from the summit of Mount Komgatake.
    Hotels : All of the amenities were nice. The staff were extremely kind and helpful. No complains at all.
    I enjoyed the Japanese cuisine for the very fast time. This was my first international trip and I had the best time! The accommodations were wonderful and guides were great.
    By Patricia Leoussls- 2016 spring -

       I was so impressed with kimono lady.Very beautiful!!

    The best places : Tokyo
    The best experience :Tokyo skytree, kimono lady was very impressed.
    A variety of Japanese foods were presented to eat.
    Our guide was so helpful and very nice. She helped to make the trip a happy experience. I was extremely impressed with her. I was so impressed with kimono lady.Very beautiful!!
    By Christine Kawai- 2016 spring -

       I would recommend this tour to any family.

    The best places : Golden pavillion, Kyoto
    The best experience: Seeing my daughter feed the deer in Nara park.
    There was a mix of high culture like shrines and museums , but also pop culture like Akihabara and Harajuku.
    I would recommend this tour to any family. My daughter is very sad because it is ending .
    By Alan Fauvel - 2016 spring -

    Tokyo city tour: 1-13-10 Sanchin building 2A, Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan