Cherry Blossom Tour in Fukushima: Miharu Takizakura, Hanamiyama Park / Overnight at Hoshino Resorts Bandaisan Onsen Hotel

Highlights

1. Miharu Takizakura One of Japan’s three great cherry blossom trees. Situated in Miharu, Fukushima, it is over 1,000 years old. Its light pink flowers spread in all directions from the branches like a waterfall and hence its name “Takizakura”, which means “a waterfall of cherry blossoms” in Japanese. 2. Hanamiyama Park The park will be filled with plum blossoms and several kinds of cherry blossoms. 3. Ishibezakura A 650 years old Edo-higan cherry tree, which is made up of 10 tree trunks. Edo-higan cherry trees are named after the spring equinox, or higan, which represents the time when they bloom. One of the most common forms of wild cherry tree in Japan 4. Enjoy cherry blossom viewing from the local train. 5. Stay overnight at Hoshino Resorts Bandaisan Onsen Hotel. Enjoy hot spring baths. [Cherry blossom viewing season] Usually from mid to late April. ​ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Choice of lunch box on Day 1]​ ① Torimeshi chicken rice bento or ② Sansai vegetable bento *If nothing has been chosen until 8 days prior to the departure day, Sansai vegetable bento will be served. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seats only. *Items included – Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Items not included – Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours). [Attention] *If you booked a room for 3 people, a room with an extra bed will be provided. *The local train journey section in the itinerary is subject to change. Since this is a normal local train, the seats may be fully seated. *The best viewing season of cherry blossoms differs according to the weather conditions. Even if you would like to cancel the tour because of the viewing condition is not favorable, the cancellation fee will be charged. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 1 (Lunch Box)
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shinjuku (Depart 6:50) -- Ueno (Depart 7:40) -- Miharu Takizakura (Cherry blossom viewing / approx. 50 min) -- Hanamiyama Park (Cherry blossom viewing / approx. 90 min) -- Hoshino Resorts Bandaisan Onsen Hotel, Bandaisan Onsen (Overnight) *Enjoy buffet dinner and natural hot spring baths.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Hotel -- Ishibezakura (A 650 years old Edo-higan cherry tree/30 min) -- Tsurugajo Park (Cherry blossom viewing with a Japanese-speaking guide. Wappameshi lunch/120 min) "Wappameshi" is steamed rice with a variety of toppings, served in a bowl made from a thin sheet of curved wood, called "Mage Wappa". -- Ashinomaki Onsen station --[Sakura local train (Aizu Railway)/ approx. 15 min] Yunokami Onsen station -- Ueno (18:10 Schedule) -- Shinjuku (18:50 Schedule)



location Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Detail

Departure place

Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Meeting Time

06:50 AM

Destination

Fukushima

Language
  • English

  • Chinese

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

25 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition