Spring North Central Japan 8D5N
Sakura viewing at Nagatoro Town, Numata Park, Akagi Nanmen Park, Ashikaga Flower Park “Tulip & Various Flowers”, Hitachi Seaside Park “Narcissus, Rape Flower & Various Flowers”
Nagatoro River Cruise (40min), Strawberry Picking (30min), Daruma Painting Experience
Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Kawagoe Old Town, Ikaho Onsen Town (Kajika Bridge & Stone Stairs), Fukiware Waterfalls, Kusatsu Onsen Town, Onioshidashi Park, Shiraito Waterfall, Free time at Karuizawa for shopping, Nikko Toshogu Shrine
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 & Kinugawa Onsen. 02-nights centrally located hotel in Karuizawa & Tokyo
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Upon arrival at Haneda Airport, coach transfer to Kawagoe for lunch [Japanese Set]. After lunch, visit Kawagoe Old Town (川越). Its main street, lined with Kurazukuri (clay-walled warehouse-styled) buildings, retains an ambiance reminiscent of an old town from the Edo Period and allows you to imagine the streets from past centuries. Next, transfer to Nagatoro. Take the Nagatoro River Cruise (長瀞遊覧船)(40min). Ride a boat handled by a skilled boatman and view the gorgeous valley while cruising down powerful rapids and gentle currents. Stroll around yourself at Nagatoro Town for sakura viewing. Finally, transfer to Ikaho Onsen for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy the Japanese set dinner at the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Ikaho Onsen. Take a stroll in the town of Ikaho Onsen. Visit Kajika Bridge & Stone Stairs for a short free time. Next, transfer to this dynamic waterfall surrounded by beautiful scenery – Fukiware Water Falls (吹割の滝). After that, Next, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Sukiyaki Udon]. After lunch, transfer to Numata fruit farm for Strawberry Picking. Continue your journey to Numata Park. Park to be able to enjoy the beauty of various flower trees including spring cherry blossoms. At the end of the day, transfer to Kusatsu Onsen for the hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] at the hotel.
After breakfast, 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. Next, head to Oni Oshidashi En Lava Park (鬼押出し園). The largest Place of Scenic Beauty for the Asama Highlands created from the lava rock of Mt. Asama. This afternoon, lunch [Local Hotpot set] will be served at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit Shiraito Water Fall (白糸の滝) in Karuizawa. The falls are located along the Shiraito Highland Way that connects Karuizawa and Kita-Karuizawa. It is a man-made waterfall that is three meters high and 70 meters wide. Finally, transfer to Karuizawa for the hotel check-in. Tonight, dinner will be served at the hotel restaurant.
After breakfast, transfer to Takasaki city and have a Daruma Painting Experience (45-60min). This afternoon, you will have lunch at a local restaurant [Yakitori set]. After lunch, move on to Akagi Nanmen Sembon Sakura Park (赤城南門セムボンさくらパーク). The most famous and popular cherry blossom viewing spot in Gunma. Next, 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. At the end of the day, transfer to Kinugawa Onsen for hotel check-in and enjoy your dinner [Japanese Course] at the hotel.
After breakfast, we visit the UNESCO World Heritage site – Nikko Toshogu Shrine (日光東照宮), one of the most famous shrines in Japan. Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Sashimi Set]. Next, head to Hitachinaka and visit Hitachi Seaside Park (ひたち海浜公園) “Narcissus”. A wide variety of seasonal flower gardens that offers visitors the chance to enjoy spectacular displays of seasonal flowers year-round. Finally, transfer to Tokyo city for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your own dinner in Tokyo city.
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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)