Spring Colours in North Central Japan 8D6N
Hitachi Seaside Park “Canola Flower”, Ashikaga Flower Park “Wisteria”, Gunma Flower Park “Tulips & various flowers”, Matsumoto Castle “Sakura”, Fuji Shibazakura Festival “moss phlox”
Strawberry Picking (30min), Wine Factory & Wine Bottling Experience
Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Fukiware Waterfalls, Kusatsu Onsen Town, Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone Ropeway, Gotemba Premium Outlets
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 & Oiso. 02-nights centrally located hotel in Oarai & Tokyo
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 [Ebi Fry 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 Gunma Flower Park (群馬フラワーパーク). Its huge flowerbeds are always full of various kinds of flowers in all seasons. Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Japanese Set]. After lunch, transfer to this dynamic waterfall surrounded by beautiful scenery – Fukiware Water Falls (吹割の滝). Next, the Strawberry orchard is waiting for you. Enjoy Strawberry Picking (30min) which is just in season! 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, stroll around at Kusatsu Onsen Town (草津温泉) at your own leisure. A hot spring town for the “Yubatake” – a centre attraction with gushing steam waters. This afternoon, lunch [Mushroom Set] will be served at a local restaurant. After lunch, 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 Katsunuma Wine Factory ( 勝沼醸造). Katsunuma is the place where the greatest amount of grapes in Japan are harvested, is also the birthplace of Japanese wine. Today, you’ll get to taste the famous Japanese wine here and also experience Wine Bottling. Thereafter, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Hoto Hotpot 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 Oiso city for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Hakone where you can enjoy the scenery of Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi by taking the Lake Ashi Cruise and also Hakone’s scenic panorama by taking Hakone Ropeway. Thereafter, proceed to Gotemba Premium Outlets (御殿場プレミアムアウトレット) for shopping. Lunch will be under your own expense at the outlets. After shopping, transfer to Tokyo city for hotel check in and free time at your own leisure. Tonight, enjoy your own dinner in Tokyo city.
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!
Arrive at Singapore
* All the photos are for illustration purposes only
* The itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions
* Meals indicated are for reference only and 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)