4 destinations to chase cherry blossom Season beyond Japan

When you think of the ever-beautiful cherry blossom, the one destination that instantly comes to mind is Japan. Having more than a thousand locations with stunning views of cherry blossoms, every avid traveller wishes to enjoy unique experiences in Japan. It is also the most visited country for people who wish to watch these gorgeous trees bloom.

However, if you don’t wish to travel to Japan or aren’t willing to brave the immense crowds that gather at Mount Yoshino, it doesn’t mean you have to give up on your dream to experience a mesmerising cherry blossom bloom.

That’s because SevenTravel is now offering you a wonderful opportunity to discover cherry blossom trees beyond Japan. Whether you’re looking for a luxury couples holiday or travelling on your own, there are numerous destinations in Asia and other countries that also receive their fair share of cherry blossom trees blooming in various seasons. With SevenTravel, you can decide which months are most suitable for you to travel and then pick a destination that lets you experience cherry blossom blooming during that time.

The 100% tailored travel service offered by SevenTravel are your best bet for enjoying a perfect time on your next vacation. Have a wonderfully serene time as you walk through cherry blossom fields, be it on a luxury Japan holiday or at a new, exotic location.

Here are some gorgeous places beyond Japan where you can enjoy the cherry blossom season.

The Best Destinations to Experience Cherry Blossoms Bloom

  • Vancouver, Canada

When you think of Vancouver, you imagine a stunning urban centre that is surrounded by nature in a truly unique way. However, it is hardly the spot people head to for some cherry blossom sightings.

Well, you’ll be surprised to find out that Vancouver offers its visitors a rather warm welcome with the blooming of more than 4,000 cherry blossom trees at springtime. All across the city, you can spot these beautiful trees sprouting out flowers in delicate hues of pink. You’ll feel like you’re having a unique experience in Japan, not Vancouver. 

When you visit Vancouver with SevenTravel, you get a chance to attend the annual festival held in the city starting from April, to celebrate the cherry blossom bloom. This month-long festival honours the Japanese Canadians who fought bravely in World War II. Apart from the cherry blossoms, you can also enjoy live performances held by taiko drummers, sake tastings, and much more in Vancouver.

  • Meghalaya, India

India is the land of spices, temples, and…cherry blossoms?

As astonishing as it may sound, you can easily squeeze in a sighting of cherry blossoms when you explore India with SevenTravel. India offers mesmerising views of the Himalaya’s cherry blossom trees blooming their soft petals. This bloom is celebrated with a three-day festival during late November, which is the perfect chance for you to indulge in rich Indian culture while also taking a stroll through fields of cherry blossom trees.

The best part about travelling to India to experience cherry blossom season is that it occurs at a unique time. If you’re tired of the rain and snow in your city during November and late December, just pack up and book a trip to India with SevenTravel. 

Our travel designers will create the ideal itinerary for you that is perfectly customised to offer adventure, romance, and plenty of cherry blossom trees. 

  • Jerte Valley, Spain

Imagine walking through green, grassy fields with the sun gently beaming down on your face and the cool winds blowing through your hair. Now add some gleaming white cherry blossom trees to this mix. Sounds like a luxury Japan holiday, doesn’t it?  

Well, Travelling to Spain with SevenTravel allows you the same experience as you make your way through different valleys and cities. 

The best spot to experience cherry blossom trees in Spain is the Jerte Valley, located in the Extremadura region. These trees are considered the bringers of spring so, naturally, the bloom season is celebrated with a festival in March called Fiesta Cerezo en Flor. The festival is held over two weeks and attracts thousands of visitors from across the globe. Do remember to try the regional cherry wine and jams when you’re there.

  • Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam

Looking for the perfect luxury couples holiday, walking through a cherry blossom forest with your beau in your arms? Vietnam is the best place for you to take your loved one this spring break.

Dien Bien Phu offers stunning visuals of the delicate pink cherry blossom trees hovering over the pristine, clear lake on the island. Not only is the view a true sight to behold, but it also offers you the best way to take a break from life’s everyday hustle. The calm and serenity of this place are unmatchable, and you’ll find yourself never wanting to leave this small piece of heaven.

The cherry blossoms of Dien Bien Phu blooming in spring have earned this spot the title of ‘Sakura Peninsula’. These cherry blossom trees were nurtured by a Vietnamese scientist who was offered some seeds from his dear Japanese friend.

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