Spring Colours in North Central Japan 8D6N
Hitachi Seaside Park “Nemophila & Canola Flower”, Ashikaga Flower Park “Wisteria”, Misato Shiba Zakura Festival “moss phlox”, Kaikoen Garden Sakura Festival “Sakura”, Hanamomo Festival “Hana Peach”, Fuji Shibazakura Festival “moss phlox”
Strawberry Picking (30min)
Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Fukiware Waterfalls, Daio Wasabi Farm, Matsumoto Castle, Kusatsu Onsen Town, Hakone Ropeway
Special Gourmet Delights:
Sumptuous Japanese multi-course dinner Japanese Kaiseki or buffet in Ryokans/Hotels, local delights at local restaurants
04-nights authentic Japanese Onsen/Ryokan/Hotel at Ikaho Onsen, Kusatsu Onsen, Lake Suwa & Hakone. 02-nights centrally located hotel in Oarai & Tokyo
JL712 SIN-NRT 0810-1620
Upon arrival at Narita Airport, coach transfer to Oarai city for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Kaiseki] at the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Hitachinaka. Visit Hitachi Seaside Park (ひたち海浜公園). A wide variety of seasonal flower gardens that offers visitors the chance to enjoy spectacular displays of seasonal flowers year-round. Enjoy canola flower and nemophila which is in season! Next, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Sashimi Set]. After lunch, visit Ashikaga Flower Park (足利フラワーパーク). There are hundreds of flowering plants and trees, each showing an enticing color. Enjoy wisteria which is in season! Finally, transfer to Ikaho Onsen for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Set] at the hotel.
After breakfast, head to Misato Shiba Sakura Festival. Misato Shibazakura Park was known as one of the famous places to see moss phlox. Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Sukiyaki Udon]. After lunch, the Strawberry orchard is waiting for you. Enjoy Strawberry Picking (30min) which is just in season! Next, transfer to this dynamic waterfall surrounded by beautiful scenery – Fukiware Water Falls (吹割の滝). At the end of the day, transfer to Kusatsu Onsen for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] and the natural hot spring at the hotel.
This morning, start your day at Kaikoen Garden Sakura Festival. The Kaikoen Garden at Komoro Castle was chosen as one of Japan’s 100 most famous cherry blossom spots. This afternoon, lunch [Wasabi Rice Bowl Set] will be served at a local restaurant. After lunch, continue your journey to Daio Wasabi Farm (大王ワサビ農場). Established in 1915, it is Japan’s largest wasabi farm. You will be able to observe the water mill, the wasabi fields and the manufacturing process in the wasabi factory. Next, head to Matsumoto Castle. This beautiful castle is the only one untouched amongst all of Japan’s original castles. In spring, it is a popular cherry blossom spot. Thereafter, transfer to Lake Suwa for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Kaiseki] and natural hot spring at the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Hanamomo Festival “Hana Peach” in Aichi Village. Hanamomo has the best blooming season from the end of April to the beginning of May. Thereafter, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Kamameshi Set]. After lunch, continue your journey at Fuji Shibazakura Festival (富士芝桜まつり). It is a festival of flowers, “moss phlox” bloom in an expansive site at the base of Mt. Fuji. Enjoy the moss phlox which is just in season. Finally, transfer to Hakone city for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Set] at the hotel.
JL711 NRT-SIN 1755-0020
After breakfast at the hotel, free at your own leisure until departure.
Bid farewell to Tokyo as we proceed to the airport and take a flight back to Singapore. We hope that you have enjoyed this vacation with JTB and we look forward to helping you create your next perfect moments, always!
*All the photos are for illustration purposes only
* The itinerary is subject to change due to weather condition
* Meals indicated are for reference only and are subject to change
* Flight schedule is subject to change
* Flower viewing locations are dependent on weather conditions
Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 220* (Subject to changes)
10:30 - 20:00 (Mon to Sat)
10:30 - 19:00 (Sun & PH)