Destination Spotlight

Japan

Truly timeless where Ancient traditions are fused with modern life

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Our Top Japan Must-Do’s

Japan, a place that seems modern when traveling around, but is thriving with ancient traditions and opportunities to connect with the country's traditional culture.

 

The journey through Japanese culture is endless and exciting.. Spend the night in a tradition Japanses Inn; Ryokans where you will find yourself sleeping on futons and tatami mats while making your way through wooden halsl to reach the bathhouse. From learning to meditate with monks, experiencing a Kyoto geisha dance to delicate sushi and Japanese hot pots, Japan will lure you in with experiences that excite both your taste buds and inquisitive mind. 

 

Experience a mountain hut or traditional Japanese farmhouse, we will make your holiday dream come true. Call 1800 773 656.

 

Top 10 Things to Do in Japan:

  • Experience a night in a Ryokan or traditional farmhouse
  • Adventure outdoors. Japan is known for a highly volcanic archipelago - in the summer there is hiking where you'll adventure up to soaring peaks and ancient shrines.
  • Undergo world-class skiing and take a dip in a onsen hot pools.
  • Visit Nagasake Atomic bomb museum and pay tribute at the  Nagasake Atomic bomb Memorial Hall for the Atomic bomb victims
  • Take a trip on the shinkansen (bullet train) where you can get yourself from southern Ky?sh? to northern Hokkaid? 
  • Go to Himeji-jo Castle and encompass yourself with cherry blossoms and culture
  • Experience Shinto Shrines in Nikko, Harajuku, and Aoyama
  • Visit a Buddhist Temple in Koya-san, Asakusa, and Sumida River
  • Visit Hakone Open-Air Museum
  • Adventure along vine bridges in Oku lya Ni-ju Kazura-bashi

 

Travel Tips:

  • If traveling by train outside of Tokyo, get a Japan Rail Pass (JRP). It will allow you to access any JR line in the country for seven days, including several different shinkansen. If not, the subway is an easy and cheap way to travel around.
  • Bring cash with you. ATM's and Eftpos can be difficult to find. 
  • Learn Japanese before traveling. 
  • Understand the conversion rate
  • Pick up a eConnect hotspot at the airport to connect to maps and language dictionaries
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