Many people plan to visit Japan at the end of March to the Beginning of April to enjoy
Japan’s beautiful “Sakura” Cherry Blossom season. However for those who can not wait you can enjoy cherry blossoms early by a heading a little south of Tokyo.
The small Town of Kawazu on the Izu peninsular is an excellent place to enjoy early
cherry blossoms. Cherry Blossom season there: is from late February to early March.
The Kawazu area is situated approximately 2 hours 40 minutes from Tokyo by train. The Izu Peninsula is one of the most famous resort areas of Japan, many people
from all over Japan and the world visit Kawazu. Kawazu is famous for early-blooming
“sakura” (cherry blossoms). The Kawazau Zakura Festival is from Feb 5th to March 10th:
Besides early cherry blossoms the town of Kawazu is also famous its hot-spring baths, Nobel prize winning author and a very popular hiking spot for visitors.
For more information about Kawazu, the Izu Peninsula and cherry blossom tours and packages, please contact us.