The long awaited cherry blossom season is upon us! Here’s our beginner’s guide on how to hanami like a pro. What to bring, tips, and common etiquette.
Here’s a cheaper, earlier, and less crowded alternative for the Japan sakura season: Taiwan! Click here to read our Taiwan Cherry Blossom Guide.
There’s nothing quite like cherry blossom season or the sakura season in Japan! If you’re dreaming of the perfect hanami holiday, click here for the best places and times to see cherry blossoms in Japan!
Cherry blossom season is expected to arrive in Tokyo a week earlier than other years. Tokyo and Kochi prefectures will be the first in Japan to observe the iconic bloom.