With Japan’s futuristic cities and historic sites, you’ll feel like you’ve gone forwards in time one minute, and backwards the next.
No matter where you go in Japan, you'll be either stunned by beautiful scenery or mind-blown by new innovations. Japan is the country that you'll fall in love with over and over again, with every new city, beach or town.
The one that takes in bustling cities, relaxing hot springs and majestic mountains for the ultimate Japan experience. See the Meiji Jingu Shrine, Harajuku & Shibuya Crossing, Drink in tradition with some Sake tasting in Takayama. You'll also master the art of sushi-making at a lunchtime class in Tokyo or Make your childhood Mario Kart dreams a reality as you zoom through Tokyo in a MariCAR. That's not to mention the additional temples, ride on a bullet train and visit a traditional Onsen!
For the cherry blossom we recommend going early April. However Japan is a technological marvel and an ancient civilisation with tons on offer year round.
Remember to give a small courteous bow or nod of the head as a sign of respect. A little manners goes a long way.
The train system is sensational in Japan. It may be a bit tricky in a foreign language, but that's part of the fun!
A week is fine, but to get the most out of Japan we recommend 2 weeks. If you live closer to Japan and it's not a long haul flight then a shorter time period is fine.
This bountiful country consists of more than 7,641 islands and is split in 3 regions.
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A relatively young and upbeat country built from the joint effort of Malay, Chinese and Indian influence.