N-48 Cherry blossoms in Yoshino (April)
Mt. Yoshino–The World Heritage National Park
Mt. Yoshino is well known from old times for the best cherry blossom site in Japan.
It covers all over the mountain paths around 8 kms, from the north end to the south of Omine Renzan mountains. It is also a base of Omine spiritual mountain walk for decipliants. A path between Yoshino-Omine and Yuya is called Omine Okukudou and is still used for religious training.
The spiritual site and path in Kii, including Mt. Yoshino, was approved as one of UNESCO World Heritage. The whole Mt. Yoshino is registered as World Heritage: You can walk and visit various World Heritage Buildings including Yoshino Mikumari Shrine, Kinpu Shrine, Kinpusenji Temple and Yoshimizu Shrine.
You can also visit a variety of historical sites such as a temple of Ennogyoja, historical site of Nanchou, Yoshitsune, Saigyou and Basho.
Not only spring Cherry blossom (April), but hydrangea, autumn leaves and snowing landscape are also magnificent.
You can enjoy visiting this mountain, through the year!!
– Cherry, autumn leaves and hydrangea of Mt. Yoshino
Traditionally Mt. Yoshino had many cherry trees including around 200 different types and thirty thousand trees. Beautiful but yet fragile mountain cherry blossoms cover path to path, valley to valley and finally all over the mountain.
There are a lot of white mountain cherries around four parts, such as Shimo, Naka, Kami, and Oku area. “Senbon” is an expression that you can view a thousand cherry trees at a glance. Simo-senbon, Naka-senbon, Kami-senbon, Oku-senbon are viewed in chronological order starting from early April through late April. In this way, you can enjoy a beautiful cherry blossoms for a long period. Night cherry blossoms are also recommended.
Although Mt. Yoshino is famous for Cherry blossoms in spring, you can enjoy various different nature of other seasons, such as hydrangea and bright leaves in summer and colorful autumn leaves in autumn.
/// FIT package
We can arrange this tour for individual, family, or the small group, following to your designated date, through the year, especially cherry blossom season in April.
10:00 Meet at Kintetsu Yoshino station, then guide takes you these area by bus, ropeway, and walking
View Points and Route
- Nyoirin-ji temple
- Kinpu Jinja Shrine (Oku-Senbon) **UNESCO heritage
- Yoshitstune hidden tower (Oku-Senbon)
- Saigyo monk cabin (Oku-Sembon) **Trekking
- Takagi-yama viewing platform (Kami-Senbon)
- Mikumari Shrine (Kami-Senbon) **UNESCO heritage
- Hana-Yagura viewing platform (Kami-Senbon)
- Chikurin- in temple (Kami-Senbon)
- Yoshimizu Shrine (Naka-Senbon) **UNESCO heritage, excellent viewing spot
- Kinpusenji temple Zao hall & Nio-mon gate (Shimo-Senbon) **UNESCO heritage
- Kane-no -Torii gate (Shimo-Senbon) **UNESCO heritage
- Kuro-mon gate (Shimo-Senbon)
You can take lunch at the local diner restaurant aside the road.
18:00 Return to Yoshino station, then finish the tour.
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- Bus and ropeway fare during the tour
- Entrance fees described in the itinerary for guests and guide
- English (or other languages) speaking guide
(English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Thai)
- Commission for arrangements
- Commission for settlements by credit card
- Consumption tax
- Transportation costs to the meeting place / ending place
- Accommodation costs
- Food and beverage fee for customers and guide
- Souvenir fee / personal expenses
- Expenses for services not described in the itinerary
Regarding these standard courses, we can arrange the plan upon your request by adding / deleting destinations, and combining other courses before and after, making reservations of accommodation, transportation, restaurants, or event tickets, etc. Please contact us by all means.
ex.1 Arrangement for accommodation
Room charge 10,000yen(1night 1person) + Commission 1,650yen(incl. c-tax)=Total 11,650yen
ex.2 Arrangement for additional transportation
Super express train 20,000yen(1person) + Commission 3,300yen(incl. c-tax)=Total 23,300yen
/// Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy for this course;
|Days to Departure||Cancellation Charge|
|More than 31 days||10,000JPY|
|30-15 days||50% of trip price, Min 10,000JPY|
|14-8 days||70% of trip price, Min 10,000JPY|
|7 days or Less, No Show||100% of trip price|
Please refer to “Price, Terms and Conditions” for other detailed regulations.
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