Springtime in Japan


Springtime in Japan is fast approaching and with it the promise of cherry blossoms. Many Japanese families and friends spend their time on a picnic known as  ‘hanami’, where they sit and admire the ubiquitous cherry blossom trees. Trees usually bloom pink and white at the end of March into early April in Tokyo and Kyoto, casting a delicate, brief frame over parks and trails. The farther south you go, the earlier the bloom season.

Needing a Spring getaway just around the corner? Think Japan in 2018. Ask our WIT Agents about booking a trip to Japan for you and your family.


Introducing: the New Japan Bike Tour with DuVine

Voted Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2017, DuVine offers a 7-day guided cycling tour through tea fields, Yoshino cherry blossom district, and Kyoto. Stroll through bamboo forests and drink hot green tea with the locals. Discover your spirit of adventure with a sustainable journey through the heart of Japan that many visitors don’t get to see.


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Nara, Japan

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Links to Other Inspiration à la Japonaise

Japan Station has an awesome infographic Guide of Japan Rail

Conde Nast: 25 Most Beautiful Places in Japan

Conde Nast: Here’s when the 2018 Japanese Cherry Blossom Season Starts

Vogue: 6 of the Best Luxury Ryokan


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