Japan Spring Travel Guide

Spring in Japan is one of the best season to visit for cherry blossoms

Spring is one of the best seasons to travel Japan. Not only the climate is so nice, but Japanese cherry blossom, sakura blooms. This Spring Travel Guide will help those who travel to Japan in spring.

Spring through winter, four seasons and the transitions can be seen very vividly in Japan.

Spring is to be the most beautiful season and also the busiest in Japan. Many people come to see sakura (Japanese cherry blossom): symbol of Japanese spring.

Japanese spring starts from March and ends on May. When it gets warmer in March, sakura starts to fully bloom. Spring is one of the most pleasant and cozy seasons in terms of the climate.

In Japan, school year and fiscal year starts on April. On the beginning of May, there is small holidays called “golden week” and during the holidays, many people take a break from work and go on a vacation.

Travel Tips for spring

The first priority is Ohanami (cherry blossom viewing/picnic). Check out the are specific cherry blossom forecasts and let’s go out and see them when it is the perfect timing. The best time to see cherry blossoms is only around a week for each area, so you should really check the blooming forecasts before you head out. There are many ways to enjoy cherry blossoms. It is nice to view them at a park, a cafe, a restaurant or even on a cruise enjoying a food and a drink.

Cherry blossom festivals take place in many places that are famous for cherry blossoms. During the festival, many stalls open on a street and the trees get lit up when it gets dark.

▽Here, we have the average temperature in Tokyo in these three years. Please refer this when you are considering what to wear▽

Average temperature in Tokyo:

March: 10℃/50℉

April: 15℃/59℉

May: 20℃/68℉

Let’s go out and experience the breathtaking Japanese spring trip!

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