Western Canada in 3 weeks - Road Trip Plan from Vancouver to Canadian Rockies and Back Depart 10:20 Westjet WS1865 Driving a new Toyota Camry over 3300 km in 23 days. Trekking up to over 30,000 steps / 13 miles per day. Sceneries of mountains, lakes, waterfalls, canyons, beaches, and forests. Various weather conditions... sun, snow, rain, and wind ...during the spring/summer seasons Day 1 -3: Vancouver to Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway Costco Grouse Grind Lynn Canyon park Shannon Falls Stawamus Chief Provincial Park Peak to Peak 5.24 Westin Whistler Day 3-4: Whistler to the Okanagan Valley Whistler Train Wreck Trail Nairn falls in Pemberton Joffre Lakes Provincial Park 5.25 Vernon Fairfield Meadows in the Sky Parkway Revelstoke National Park 5.26 Revelstoke Best Western Day 5-8: Yoho National Park & Lake Louise 5-27 Roger's Pass Natural Bridge Takakkaw Falls/ Meeting at the Waters Emerald Lake Lake Louise 5-28 Lake O'Hara Lake Moraine 5-29 Lake Louise am Trek to Lake Agnes Iceline trail 5.27-30 Lake Louise Deer Lodge Day 8-10: Canmore and Kananaskis Country 5-30 Lake Louise Lake Louise Gondola Johnston Canyon Banff Gondola 5-31 Barrier Lake Kananaskis Lake Rawson Lake Magical Sceneries 5.30-6.1 Canmore Holiday Inn 6.1 Grotto Canyon Spray Lakes Reservoir Grassi Lakes 6.2 Bow Falls Two Jack Lakeside Hoodoos / Tunnel Mountain 6.3 Vermillion Lakes The Cave and Basin Sundance Canyon Boom Lake Banff Upper Hot Springs 6.1--6.4 Banff Hostel International Day 10-13: Banff & The Bow Valley Parkway 6.4-6.5 Herbert, Hector Lake Bow, Peyto Lake Bow Glacial Falls Day 13 & 14: The Icefields Parkway 6.4-6.6 HI Mosquito Creek 6.6 Waterfowl Lake Saskatchewan River Mystaya Canyon Sunwapta Falls Athabasca Falls Wilcox Pass 6.7 Maligne Canyon Medicine Lake Day 14-18: Jasper National Park 6..6 - 6.8 Jasper Pine Bungalows 6.8 Sulphur Skyline Hike Hot Springs 6.8 Jasper Inn Suites 6.9 Patricia and Pyramid Lake hike Old Fort Point hike 6.9 Jasper Pine Bungalows Day 18-19: Jasper to Clearwater via Mount Robson Day 19-21: Clearwater to Vancouver via Joffre Lakes Provincial Park 6.10 Kinney Lake Hike Waterfalls of Wells Gray Spahats Creek Falls Moul Falls Dawson Falls Helmcken Falls 6.10 Clear Water Valley Resort Day 22-23 6.11 Joffre Lakes Provincial Park 6.11 Pemberton Hotel 6.12 Whistler Peak to Peak Brandywine Falls Provincial Park 6.12-14 Howe Sound Inn Brewing 6.13 Garibaldi Lake Alice Lake Provincial Park 6.12-14 Howe Sound Inn Brewing 6.14 Squamish Chief Hike Canadian Rockies 6.14 Hilton Vancouver Mertotown 6.15 - 21 Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort / EPCOT 6.21-26 Orleans hotel Las Vegas 6.26 - 30 Chicago Skokie Holiday Inn, Chicago, Illinois. Arrive 11pm AA2205

The Japanese cherry blossom, or sakura, has long been adored by people across the globe. It is regarded as a symbol of renewal, vitality, and beauty. During the spring season of each year, thousands travel to Japan to view the wondrous spectacle of these white or pink flowers blooming en masse. 4-9 Dormy Inn Premium Namba Natural Hot Spring Ikinari steak 4-10 Osaka Dormy Inn Premium Namba Natural Hot Spring Onaka Park Yoshino Nara Park 4-11 Osaka Dormy Inn Premium Namba Natural Hot Spring Osaka Mint Osaka Castle Okayama Kenrouken Himeiji Castle Okayama Castle 4-12 Toyama Oyado Nono Natural Hot Spring Kyoto Fushimi Inari Kanazawa Kenrouken and Castle Toyama Castle 4-13 Cup of tea hostel Kanazawa Omicho Market and Nagamachi neighborhood Shirakawago Takayama 4-14 Toyama Oyado Nono Natural Hot Spring Takayama Festival Toyama April 15 Dormy Inn Nagano Zenkounoyu Natural Hot Spring Nagano Ueda Matsumoto Joyama Park April 16 APA Hotel Fukushima-Ekimae Takasaki Fukushima Yamagata April 17 Dormy Inn Akita Natural Hot Spring Sendai Sendai Sakura Tsutsujigaoka Akita Honcho Seisha Park April 18 Daiwa Roynet Hotel Morioka Morioka Kitakami April 19 Dormy Inn Hirosaki Natural Hot Spring Hirosaki Castle Sakura Hirosaki Castle Sakura Illumination Hirosaki Botanical Gardens Saisho-in Five Story Pagoda April 20 Dormy inn 3-18-33 Oomiya-cho, Mishima-city, Mishima, Gotenba, Japan 411-0035 Tokyo Shinjuku Gyoen Sakura 4-21 Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Springs Kobe Animal Kingdom 4-22 Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Springs Expo 70 Commemorative Park 4-23 Kōriyama Castle Nara late bloom Fly home

2019 Japan Winter Festivals Calendar is mysterious not only because of its picture-perfect snowy landscapes, but also for hundreds of exciting winter festivals and events. Besides, the country itself is a great place to enjoy hot springs (onsen)r, and a list of winter outdoor activities during this time of the year. The Hokaido and Tohoku regions boast of having Japan’s most stunning snow festivals and winter illuminations. Although these two regions are said to be the prime winter holiday destinations, yet there are other renowned festivals to be experienced in other parts of Japan. Winter festival in Japan does always associate with snow. For example, if you go to Okayama prefecture on the third Saturday in February, you will witness a festival called Saidai-ji Eyo Hadaka Matsuri or Naked Festival where nine thousands men wearing loincloths battle with one another to get a pair of lucky sacred sticks thrown by the priest. 3 weeks North Japan Jan 27 Osaka - Hotel Hankyu Jan 28 Nara - Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Springs Nara: Jan 29 Kyoto - Hotel Resol Kyoto Shijo Muromachi Arashiyama: Fushimi Inari: Cartoon: Jan 30 Takayama - Relax Hostel Shirakawago: Jan 31 / Feb 1 - Toyama - Toyama Onyado Nono Natural Hot Springs Toyama Kanazawa Castle Kanazawa Kenrokuen Holding Kanazawa illuminated From February 1, 2019 to February 19, 2019 from 17:30 to 21:00 winter Feb 2 Hotel Metropolitan Yamagata Mount Zao Snow Monsters: Feb 3 Akita - Dormy Inn Akita Natural Hot Springs Akita: Feb 4 Hirosaki - Dormy Inn Hirosaki Natural Hot Springs Hirosaki Castle: Neputa: Feb 5 Hakodate - La Vista Hakodate Bay Feb 6 Sapporo - Spa Hotel SOLE Susukino Feb 7 - Asahikawa - Dormy Inn Asahikawa Natural Hot Springs Biei Feb 8 Furano - Minshuku Akiba Sounkyo Ice Festival Feb 9 Wakkanai - Dormy Inn Wakkanai Natural Hot Springs Feb 10 Muroran - Dormy Inn Natural Hot Springs Asahiyama Zoo Penguin walk Japan's Winter Feb 11 Morioka- Daiwa Roynet 2019 Iwate Snow Festival- Inukko Matsuri Schedule: Feb. 10th-11th, 2018 Feb 12 Hirosaki - Dormy Inn Hirosaki Natural Hot Springs 2018 Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival Schedule: Feb. 9th-12th, 2018 Website: Feb 13 Sendai - Dormy Inn Dendai Annex Natural Hot Springs Matsushima Tokyo Feb 14 - Shizuoka Hotel Vista Shimizu Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival 2019 This itinerary includes all part of Kyushu and covers many popular spots in Kyushu island in 7 days. So you can simply use Japan Rail Pass7 days. Feb 15 Osaka - Dormy Inn Umeda Higashi Natural Hot Springs February 16 Okayama Okayama International Hotel Feb 17 Fukuoka Nagasaki Arrive at Sasebo station. Enjoy sightseeing in Sasebo Kujukushima cruise in Saikai National Park. Dormy Inn Hakata Gion Natural Hot Spring Fukuoka Feb 18 Kumamoto / Kagoshima Mitsui Garden Hotel Kumamoto February 19 Kumamoto to Nara Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Springs Feb 20 Kawazu Cherry Blossoms K's House Ito Onsen - Historical Ryokan Hostel Feb 21 Hakone Ropeway Kyoto Hotel Resol Kyoto Shijo Muromachi Day 7 Feb 22 Hakone Ropeway 2nd day Nara Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Springs Feb 23 Nara Fukui Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Springs Steak Feb 24 Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Springs Nara February 25 Nara Sakura Departure Osaka

The Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Poon Hill Trek passes through lowland Brahmin and Chhetri villages to the remote village of Manang and descends the Kali Gandaki Gorge (officially the deepest gorge in the world).