Kyushu Splendid Sakura Tour 2024
Savor spring’s beautiful cherry blossoms in Kyushu
Dive into a colorful landscape dyed pink! Vibrant Kyushu waits for you!
Always wanted to stand under Japan’s famous cherry blossoms? Our Kyushu Splendid Sakura Tour is the perfect opportunity to see this beautiful season in full bloom!
Newly redesigned and updated for spring 2024, our fully-guided itinerary will take you across Japan’s southernmost island, journeying to difficult-to-access regions like Mt. Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture and Takachiho Gorge in Miyazaki Prefecture. You’ll get to savor all-you-can-eat specialty varieties of Kyushu’s juicy, renowned strawberries, plus plenty of time to soak away your stress in a multitude of soothing hot springs (six onsen in nine nights!), and even try Ibusuki’s famous “Sand Bath” experience!
Walk through ancient temples and gardens splashed with color, try your hand at making your very own sushi, enjoy your fill of local gourmet cuisine each and every day, and much more! See Kyushu in its most beautiful season with our Splendid Sakura Tour!
Fukuoka – Yufuin – Beppu – Mt. Aso – Takachiho Gorge – Kagoshima – Mt. Sakurajima – Chiran – Ibusuki – Kirishima Onsen – Kumamoto – and more!
9 nights comfortable accommodations – 23 deluxe meals – Onsen (Hot Springs) – WiFi router – HNL Airport Lounge – Unique activities & experiences – and much more!
Full Package $4,690 (Adult) / Land Package $3,590 (Adult)
9 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS IN JAPAN
For an in-depth look at the many activities and destinations you’ll visit, see our written itinerary here: Kyushu Sakura Tour Itinerary (PDF)
Or check out the short summary below!
|1||24-MAR||HNL Airport departure on Hawaiian Airlines (nonstop flight)|
|2||25-MAR||Arrive in Fukuoka, rest at hotel|
|3||26-MAR||Dazaifu Tenmangu (head Shinto Shrine), Yufuin Floral Village + Lake Kinrin sightseeing, hot springs!|
|4||27-MAR||Beppu Ropeway sightseeing, Beppu “Hells”, Kokonoe Yume Suspension Bridge, hot springs!|
|5||28-MAR||Mt. Aso Nakadake Crater & Kusasenri Plateau sightseeing, 400 year-old giant sakura tree, Takachiho Gorge sightseeing, hot springs!|
|6||29-MAR||Aoshima Island sightseeing, shochu brewery shopping, Mt. Sakurajima + lava observatory, Kagoshima Tenmonkan shopping district, hot springs!|
|7||30-MAR||Chiran Samurai Residence historical complex, Chiran Peace Museum, Hot Steam “Sand Bath” experience, Sushi-making hands-on experience, hot springs!|
|8||31-MAR||Senganen Japanese Gardens sightseeing, Glass accessory hands-on experience, Kirishima Kurozu (specialty black vinegar) factory shopping, Kirishima Shrine, hot springs!|
|9||01-APR||River boat sakura sightseeing experience, Kumamoto Castle, Strawberry picking experience at local farm, Tosu Premium Outlets shopping|
|10||02-APR||Free day to explore Fukuoka!|
|11||03-APR||Free morning & early afternoon, depart for HNL in the evening on Hawaiian Airlines (nonstop flight)|