Hanami and Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Hanami (cherry blossom viewing party) in Japan

Needless to say, Sakura (cherry blossoms) would be the biggest attraction during spring in Japan for many people. The cherry blossoms usually start fully blooming in the southern part of Japan around the end of March and gradually move up to the northern part of Japan. The blooming time is only for a week or…

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2022 Cherry Blossom Season Forecast

Mt Fuji with cherry blossoms

When is the best time to visit Japan for cherry blossoms? In the high season, late March to April, or January and February or early May with extra planning The Cherry Blossom forecast Each year there is a new Cherry Blossom Forecast because the climate varies every year, affecting the dates. The trees generally only…

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Spring in Japan – When To Go and Things to Do

Cherry Blossom in Kyoto

  Mention Spring in Japan and most people immediately think of the cherry blossom (sakura in Japanese). Often however their thoughts don’t go much further. Today I was going to talk about the cherry blossom because it is so beautiful. However, the cherry blossom season doesn’t last for the whole of Spring (Haru) and there…

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When is the best time to see cherry blossom in Japan?

I know you are looking for a quick easy answer to ”When is the best time to see cherry blossom in Japan?’ Well, it isn’t quite that simple, and that is probably why you are are asking it. Peak Cherry Blossom time:- End March – mid April visit Honshu Early January – early February visit…

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