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The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko in Japan Introduces Spring Experiences

by Katie Skrzek

Mar 23, 2023

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The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko in Japan offers travelers exciting experiences this spring. Opened in July 2020, the property overlooks Lake Chūzenji and Mount Nantai in Japan’s Northern Kanto region. With cherry blossoms (Sakura) set to bloom in April, the area is the perfect destination for a spring getaway.

Cherry Blossom-Themed Culinary Experiences

Enjoy a unique dining experience with cherry blossom-inspired culinary events. The Japanese Kaiseki Dinner “Momiji” is an eight-course dinner featuring cherry blossom sea bream. Take part in the Sakura Afternoon Tea. The hotel’s signature service highlights cherry blossoms during the spring. Indulge in a Sakura & Strawberry parfait, made with Sakura-scented smoke, Tochigi strawberry and white bean jam foam.

Spring Experiences

Start your day with Morning Zazen Meditation. The ritual is led by monks from Chūzenji Temple. The Chanokidaira Nature Hike brings guests through a forested trail with views of Lake Chuzenji and Mount Nantai. Go on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour and see Rinnoji Temple and Toshogu and Futarasan Shrines. The Cycle & Cruise tour includes a mountain bike ride through Odashirogahara forest, followed by a speedboat ride on Lake Chuzenji back to the hotel. Opt for the OkuNikko Stargazing experience. On this experience, guests have the opportunity to view the Milky Way and moon craters with or without a telescope. The location features minimal light pollution, ideal for stargazing.

For a full list of seasonal and year-round programming, visit the website.

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