sakura / cherry blossoms at park
sakura / cherry blossoms at park

Forecasting the Hanami Sakura / Cherry Blossom 2011 season for Nikko Japan based solely on some photographs from last year, gives us;

April 11 to April 22 was a particularly beautiful time for Sakura / Cherry Blossoms in the area near the hostel.  As the dates change year to year, this year’s peak could be anytime between April 9 to April 25.

great park for hanami
great park for hanami

different kinds of cherry trees

different kinds of cherry trees
different kinds of cherry trees

near the river and pool area

near the river and pool area
near the river and pool area

by the 20th of April, the blossoms are falling to the ground

by the 20th of April, the blossoms are falling to the ground
by the 20th of April, the blossoms are falling to the ground

and by the 25th, the ground is covered in cherry blossoms

and by the 25th, the ground is covered in cherry blossoms
and by the 25th, the ground is covered in cherry blossoms