Cherry Blossom Viewing at Takato, Takada Castle Park and Ueda Castle Park


Visit seven cherry blossom viewing spots in Shin'etsu region*. *Shin’etsu is a name combining the old names for Nagano (Shinshu) and Niigata (Echigo) prefectures. ① Ueda Castle Park (A historic castle will be covered by cherry blossoms.) ② Garyu Park(A long row of cherry trees and cherry blossoms will be reflected on the surface of the pond.) ③ Takada Park (One of the three best night viewing spots of cherry blossoms in Japan.) ④ Kokugonji Temple (A 250 years old weeping cherry blossom tree and 1000 cherry blossom trees.) ⑤ Koboyama Kofu (Mt. Kobo Tomb) (The entire hill turns pink when the trees are in full bloom.) ⑥ Kasuga Park (A famous cherry blossom viewing spot with the backdrop of the Japan Alps.) ⑦ Takato Castle Park (Approx. 1,500 Kohigan cherry blossom trees.) Kohigan sakura (Prunus subhirtella) blossoms whose petals are daintier and more of a reddish tint than common blossoms. *Peak flowering season of cherry blossoms is usually mid-April, but it differs according to the weather conditions. Even if you cancel the tour at the last minute because of the poor flowering conditions, the cancellation fee will be charged. [Additional information] *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seats and hotel facility usage charge. *Items included - Expenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons. *Items not included - Expenses for transportation, meal(s), admission fee(s) not specified in the itinerary, personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry or beverages etc.) and optional tour fees. [Attention] *The best viewing season of flowers differs every year according to the weather conditions. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to 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.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Ueno (Meet 9:20) -- Shinjuku (Meet 10:10) -- Ueda Castle Park (Stroll /60 min) -- Garyu Park (Stroll /40 min) -- Shinshu Nakano (All-you-can-eat shabushabu dinner, 50 min) -- Takada Park (One of the three best night viewing spots of cherry blossoms in Japan./ Visit 60 min) -- Shinshu Yomase Onsen (Overnight)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shinshu Yomase Onsen -- Kokugonji Temple (Stroll /30 min) -- Koboyama Kofun (Stroll /50 min) -- Kasuga Park (Stroll /30 min) -- Takato Castle Park (Stroll /90 min) -- Shinjuku (19:50 Schedule) -- Ueno (20:30 Schedule)

location Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)


Departure place

Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Meeting Time

10:10 AM



  • 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