Plan Your Year - April Guide

Japan’s cherry blossoms are in full bloom, the Red Sea is at the perfect temperature and the Sahara Desert is waiting to be explored. Let’s take a look at the top picks for April…


Head to Japan during the month of April for a chance to capture the world-famous cherry blossoms. Take in the spectacular displays of natural beauty as you uncover the plethora of cultural and historical highlights in some of Japan’s most famous cities. Be sure to visit Kenrokuen in Kanazawa for the ideal cherry blossom viewing spot!

Experience cherry blossom season in Japan this April


With cooler temperatures and guaranteed sun, April is a wonderful time to visit Egypt and explore the many famous landmarks of Cairo, Luxor and Sharm El-Sheikh. With warm sea temperatures and quieter beaches, it’s the perfect time to explore the resort towns and experience world-class surfing, snorkelling and scuba diving. Of course, a trip to Egypt wouldn’t be complete without a cruise along the Nile!

Uncover the fascinating wonders of Egypt


Sunny skies, flowers blooming and shoulder season prices make April an idyllic time to uncover the many wonders of Greece. Whether you’re island hopping around the Aegean Sea, exploring the ancient ruins of Athens or joining in on the spectacular celebrations during Easter week in Corfu, there are plenty of things to do and see across the country throughout the month of April.

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Embark on an unforgettable journey in Morocco to uncover the breathtaking views and unique experiences of the Sahara Desert. Due to relatively mild temperatures, April is an ideal time for all things desert, from riding camels to sand surfing. Learn about the fascinating culture on a visit to the capital of Marrakech, witness the beautiful architecture of Casablanca or delve into delicious Morrocan cuisine as you stroll around the streets of Fes.

Experience the best of Morocco


Blue skies, warm weather and a plethora of cultural and religious festivals make April a popular time to visit some of the most-loved regions in Turkey. Head back in time as you explore the many historical sites of Antalya and Izmir, enjoy a hot air balloon ride over the magical land of Cappadocia or delve into over 2500 years of history on a guided tour of Istanbul.

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