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Have the best cherry blossom experience
in Japan, travelling to beautiful places
far from the tourist crowd.

sakuraCHERRY BLOSSOM CALENDAR
March April May
Shonai
Tottori
Saga
Miyazaki
CHERRY BLOSSOMCHERRY BLOSSOM

*The calendar above is based on
the regular cherry blossom season,
the actual blooming period might differ.

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SPECIAL SELF GUIDED TOUR

SHONAI YAMAGATA

Geisha and… jellyfishes !

  • Cherry Picking in Shonai, Self Guided Tour
    【June 2019-July 2019】
    2days
    • Enjoy the delicious cherries of Yamagata, the pride of the region.
    • Option : Experience a traditional candle painting activity. Discover Shonai local specialities with a gorgeous lunch at Mizunoshokutaku restaurant.
  • Blueberry Picking in Shonai, Self Guided Tour
    【July 2019 - August 2019】
    2days
    • Pick and eat many kind of blueberries in Japan's biggest blueberry farm.
    • Option : Experience a traditional candle painting activity. Visit the Kamo aquarium with its beautiful jellyfishes (Guinness World Record of most jellyfish species on display !). Discover Shonai local specialities with a gorgeous lunch at Mizunoshokutaku restaurant.
  • Spiritual Tour of Mt. Haguro, Shonai, Self Guided Tour without Flight
    【May 2019 – November 2019】
    2days
    • Mount Haguro Spiritual Tour with a Buddhist monk. Climb the 414 meters to the top of Mount Haguro guided by a monk.
    • Discover the"Shojin Ryori" lunch, the traditional vegetarian buddhist meals of the monks.
  • Geisha culture of Sakata, Shonai, Self Guided Tour without Flight
    【May 2019 – November 2019】
    2days
    • Enjoy a Maiko (apprentice Geisha) a dance performance in a traditional setting at Somaro Tea House.
    • A Japanese lunch is included.
  • sakuraGeisha Dance and Jellyfish
    Aquarium,
    Self Guided Tour

    【December 2018 - April 2019】

    3days

    【May 2019 – November 2019】

    3days
    • Visit of the Kamo Aquarium, which holds the Guinness World Record of the largest collection of jellyfishes on display !
    • Enjoy a Maiko (apprentice Geisha) dance performance in a traditional setting at Somaro Tea House.

TOTTORI

Japan’s crab paradise !

  • Refresh your body and soul at Mitaki-en,
    Tottori, Self Guided Tour
    【April 2019 - November 2019】
    2days
    3days
    • Feel like stepping into another era with a lunch at Mitaki-en. This restaurant hidden in the woods delivers delicious home-made cuisine from mountain vegetables. It is featured in the Michelin's Big Gourmand guide, for the food as well as for the exceptional location.
    • From Tottori City, a private taxi will take you to and back from Mitaki-en.
  • Paragliding in, Tottori, Self Guided Tour
    【April 2019 - November 2019】
    3days
    • Enjoy the sand dunes from above ! Fly a paraglider and see the beautiful scenery of the dunes encoutering the blue Sea of Japan.
  • sakuraSpring in regional Japan, Tottori Self guided tour
    【March 2019 - May 2019】
    2days
    • Enjoy the beautiful spring in Tottori hopping to different places with a private taxi. Depending on the period, you may see the exceptional sight of cherry blossoms !
    • Have a delicious dinner discovering the Sukiyaki, a typical japanese hot pot dinner praised by the locals !
  • sakuraKimono walk in spring, Tottori Self guided tour
    【March 2019 - May 2019】
    3days
    • Enjoy the beautiful spring in Tottori hopping to different places with a private taxi. Depending on the period, you may see the exceptional sight of cherry blossoms !
    • Take the unique occasion to wear a kimono and walk in park with blooming flowers. A perfect time for pictures !
  • sakura Make soba with the locals, Tottori Self guided tour
    【March 2019 - May 2019】
    3days
    • Enjoy the beautiful spring in Tottori hopping to different places with a private taxi. Depending on the period, you may see the exceptional sight of cherry blossoms !
    • Make your own soba ! Discover the technique to make the delicious Japanese noodles in a very local place.
  • Fish Market and Seafood, Self Guided Tour
    【December 2018 - March 2019】
    2days
    3days
    • Discover the Karoichi fish and seafood market and its freshly caught crab.
    • Use the "Kani Kani" private taxi to go around Karo Port.

SAGA

Pottery activities and relaxing hot springs !

  • Potter’s wheel at Arita & Ninja Experience at Ureshino, Self Guided Tour
    【February 2019 - November 2019】
    2days
    • Make your own pottery ! Learn the wheel throwing techniques to make beautiful ceramics as the Arita masters do.
    • Experience the secret life and techniques of the ninjas with shurikens and blowguns at Saga's Ninja Village.
    • Live a full japanese experience staying in a typical inn : a ryokan. Rejuvenate your skin in the famous hot springs of Ureshino and feast with a washoku meal, the japanese traditional cuisine.
  • sakuraCastle and traditions of Karatsu, Self guided tour
    【January 2019 - May 2019】
    2days
    • With your personal guide, visit the town of Karatsu and discover its beauty, traditions and historical buildings.
      (Transportation from Fukuoka airport to Karatsu city and from Karatsu city to Fukuoka airport is not included)
  • Hot springs and Treasure hunting, Self Guided Tour
    【December 2018 - March 2019】
    2days
    • Enjoy ceramics treasure hunting in Arita Pottery Town.
    • Rejuvenate your skin in the hot springs of Takeo Onsen.
  • Hot springs and Potter’s wheel, Self Guided Tour
    【December 2018 - March 2019】
    2days
    • Make your own pottery ! Learn the wheel throwing techniques to make beautiful ceramics as the Arita masters do.
    • Relax in the hot springs at Takeo Onsen, and rejuvenate your skin.

MIYAZAKI

Obi samurai town

  • Samurai old town Obi, Self Guided Tour
    【Decmber 2018 - March 2019】
    2days
    3days
    • Explore the old castle town of Obi and its historical buildings from the samurai period.
    • Use the “Ayumi-chan” map which comes with coupons to get local delicacies in the differents shops of the town.