Come and see the blossoming of the cherry trees on this 2-week trip through Japan. Visit thatched houses in Shirakawago, the sacred island of Miyajima, and head up into the Japanese Alps. Head off the beaten track and travel through these beautiful landscapes, experiencing the traditional culture and customs of the beautiful Japanese people. And don’t forget Tokyo and Kyoto!
Day 1: Markets and Temples of Takayama Day 2: Matsumoto and The Medieval Castle Day 3: Nijojo Castle and Golden Pavillon Day 4: Picnic amidst the Blossoms Day 5: Exploring Kanazawa Day 6: Wooden Inns and Forest in Kiso Valley Day 7: Takayama: Heart of the Japanese Alps Day 8: Welcome to Japan! Sightseeing in Kyoto Day 9: Free Day in Tokyo Day 10: Arashiyama Cherry Blossom Trees Day 11: Sayonara! Day 12: Lake Biwa and the Japanese Countryside Day 13: Cherry Blossom Trees & Nara-Koen Park Day 14: Choose your Excursion: Nikko or Kamakura
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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