Beautiful Tokyo Flowers Tour (2d/1n)
If you want to take a break from the city and surround yourself with breathtakingly beautiful vistas of nature while you are traveling in Japan, our private Beautiful Tokyo Flowers Tour is exactly what you are looking for. Those who want to take gorgeous photos will also love this two-day, one-night self-guided trip to two of the most famous flower parks in the vicinity of Tokyo. Because the tour is self-guided, you can enjoy the parks at your own tempo and avoid crowded tour buses.
Tokyo Flowers Tour Description
Hitachi Seaside Park is located in Mito, a town that is a little over one hour by train away from Tokyo. As its name suggests, it is right next to the Pacific Ocean and it offers blooming flowers year-round. The most popular time to go is when the bright-blue Nemophilia is blooming, turning the park into a blue sea of flowers from mid-April until early May.
Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi prefecture is also blooming year-round, with the Wisteria season being the most popular time to go. From mid-April until mid-May, this park turns into a purple-pink paradise with abundantly blooming Wisteria, Azalea, and Peonies. If you are in Japan between late October-late January the impressive light-up event in Ashikaga Flower Park is also very much worth visiting.
Tokyo Flowers Tour Information
Tokyo Flowers Tour Highlights
Flower Tour Itinerary
Morning: Get on the train at Ueno station and travel to Katsuta station, and then take a local bus to arrive at Hitachi Seaside Park around 2 hours later.
Afternoon: you will have the whole afternoon to enjoy the park, it closes between 4.30 pm and 6 pm. If you want to make a combination with the Kairakuen in Mito, you should leave Hitachi Seaside Park by 3 pm. The Kairakuen is a Japanese garden that is especially worth a visit during the plum blossom season from mid-February through March.
Evening: your hotel is located near Mito station, with plenty of local restaurants within walking distance.
Hotel: 3-star hotel with Breakfast near Mito Station.
Morning: you will have breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast, you will take the train to Ashikaga Flower Park, which will take around 2.5 hours.
Afternoon: you will have the whole afternoon to enjoy the park, it closes between 5 pm and 6 pm. Take the train back to Tokyo at the end of the day, which will take around 1.5 hours.
Seasonal Flowers Japan
Hitachi Seaside Park
Mito Kairaku-en garden (photos ©Mito Kairaku-en)
Ashikaga Flower Park (photos ©Ashikaga Flower Park)
・All train and bus fees
・Entrance fees for both parks
・1 night in Daiwa Roynet Hotel Mito (or similar)
・Breakfast at the hotel
・Lunch and dinner
46 days or more prior to arrival date in Japan: no penalty
45-31 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 10% of the tour fee
30-15 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 20% of the tour fee
14- 8 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 30% of the tour fee
7 – 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 50% of the tour fee
Less than 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 100% of the tour fee