Travelling through Japan will take you on a journey like no other -Tokyo being like you have stepped into an alternate future universe with neon lights and amazing technology or Kyoto taking you back in time to experience culture and history in it’s purest form with classical temples, gardens and imperial palaces – Japan is unique and has something for everyone.
Japan and everything it has to offer is sure to have you falling in love with the country the moment your flight lands. From the amazing food, to the rich history, to the upscale city and technology to the temples and beautiful gardens, Japan takes you on a cultural adventure like no other. When visiting Tokyo expect an amalgamation of the ultramodern and traditional from bright skyscrapers to historic temples. Similarly, cities like Osaka, Shinjuku, Shibuya and Sapporo offer the excitement of modern cities with hidden traditional gems. On the reverse, head to Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima or Matsumoto to experience much more traditional history and formal traditions.
Top Travel Questions about Japan
When should I visit Japan?
Japan is a great holiday destination all year round – depending on what you are looking for. Generally, visiting Japan during the late spring and autumn months is popular as the weather is mild and dry, and the cherry blossoms and scenery is amazing. If you are a skier or love the snow, visiting japan during ski season (January-March) is amazing with some of the best skiing and snowboarding mountains in the world.
Where do I go in Japan?
It can be very overwhelming with the amount of amazing places Japan has to offer, and it is impossible to see it all in one trip so narrowing down the right places to go is hard. It is recommended that the ultimate places to go for first timers is to take the Golden Route Tour. This consists of Tokyo – Osaka – Kyoto.
How do I get around Japan?
The train system in Japan is up there with the best in the world. Whether you are travelling through the countryside on the famous bullet train or you are zipping around town, the trains in Japan are punctual, safe, comfortable and extremely clean.
Our ‘Must-Go’ Recommendations:
City/Place to go: Tokyo
Beach: Sunayama Beach, Miyakojima
Gallery/Museum: Teamlab Borderless, Tokyo
Hotel: Hoshinoya Kyoto
Nightlife: Ginza district