Spring is the perfect time of year for flower viewing and what better place to spend it than on a bus tour or cruise that takes you to all the flower and cherry blossom sightseeing spots you could possibly need. Read on below to learn about bus tours and cruises from JAPANiCAN that you wish you'd found sooner.
Hitachi Seaside Park & Ashikaga Flower Park Flower Festival and All-you-can-eat Strawberry Picking
This tour takes you around all the famous flower spots in Tokyo that are difficult to reach by yourself. Only 2 hours from Tokyo, enjoy visiting a variety of locations that include Hitachi Seaside Park and Ashikaga Flower Park; two famous spots on every Japanese person's to visit list. The views on offer here are quite simply breathtaking and provide a rare treat that anyone looking to get close to nature will not want to miss. Book here
Fuji Shibazakura & Tulip Flower Festival plus All-you-can-eat Strawberry Picking
This tour combines the two famous Fuji Shibazakura and Tulip flower festivals into one convenient package. Enjoy 800,000 shibazakura blossoms stretching out along vast grounds and tulip fields with 210,000 tulips of roughly 150 different varieties. What makes this even more spectacular is that the majestic Mt.Fuji can also be seen standing in the background. Surrounded by nature, it's the perfect place to take a snapshot or two! Book here
Fuji's Best Cherry Blossom Spots Tour plus All-you-can-eat Strawberry Picking
Enjoy a tour that takes you around famous cherry blossom spots on the outskirts of Mt. Fuji that can be tricky to visit alone. This is the only tour that visits Arakurayama Sengen Park, a location renowned as a photographic spot where Mt.Fuji and a five-story pagoda can be seen simultaneously. Book here
Cherry Blossom Viewing Cruise on a Yakatabune (Tokyo Sumida River)
The view of the cherry blossoms from the Yakatabune (a classic Japanese barge style boat) as you sail along the river makes for an experience like no other. This tour also includes freshly fried tempura served with a traditional Japanese bento guaranteed to whet your appetite. Book here
Cherry Blossom Viewing Cruise on a Yakatabune (Yokohama Ooka River)
The view of the cherry blossoms from the Yakatabune and of Yokohama's scenery compliment one another perfectly, making for a visual treat. As with the Tokyo Sumida River version, this tour includes freshly fried tempura served with a traditional Japanese bento. Book here
Whatever way you decide to enjoy flower and cherry blossom viewing, you won't be disappointed with these offerings.