Japan Tours 2017: Best Tips for Traveling in Japan
Japan is an Asian country in the Pacific Ocean with thousands of temples and shrines, with imperial palaces, dense cities, and shrines and mountainous national parks. The capital of Japan is Tokyo, which is known for shopping, pop culture and skyscrapers. Upon arrival in Japan, tourists will be issued will be issued a temporary visitor visa which is called in Japan as “tanki-taizai” including citizens of United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Korea, Singapore, Hon Kong, United Kingdom, and all European nations. Most nationalities are given up to ninety days visa upon arrival with ongoing sea ticket or air ticket or evidence thereof. Visa extensions are given for another ninety days upon application at the nearest Immigration Bureau before the expiration of the initial visa for citizens of Germany, Austria, Ireland, Switzerland, Mexico, Lichtenstein and the Untied Kingdom.
Japan’s top sights include Izumo Taisha, Tosho-gu, Tsukiji market, Himeji-jo, Senso-Ji, Todai-Ji, Naiku, and Meiji-Jingu. Tosho-gu is a world heritage site, a top choice Shinto Shrine in Nikko, which is brilliantly decorative with a beautiful natural setting, and among its notable features is the famous dazzling “Sunset Gate”, Yomei-mon. Senso-ji is the top choice Buddhist temple in Sumida and Asakusa River, the most visited temple that enshrines the golden image of Kannon, the Buddhist goddess of mercy, who was miraculously pulled out of the nearby Sumida-gawa by two fishermen according to legend in AD 628. Stalls along Nakamise-Dori are selling everything from genuine Edo-style crafts to tourist trinkets, and the place is always busy especially on weekends, and they are open at night so tourists can watch beautifully illuminated buildings. There are tons of activities and things to do in Japan such as Mt. Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train day trip from Tokyo; Tokyo day tour, Meiji Shrine, Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Bay Cruise; Tokyo robot evening cabaret show; Tokyo Sumo Wrestling tournament; Mt. Fuji Day Trip including Lake Ashi Sightseeing Cruise from Tokyo; Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise day tour; Nikko National Park Day Trip from Tokyo; Kyoto Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle; Toko by night Japanese Food tour; Changi WWII War trail and museum tour; Kamakura and Tokyo Bay Day Trip, and many more.
When traveling in Japan, it is important to bring cash because it is a cash-based society and many stores are not yet equipped to take credit cards, and also make sure to bring a coin purse with you since everything from 1 yen to 500 yen (about $5) are coins. Learn some basic Japanese words or phrases before visiting Japan to help you ask for directions and to prevent too much confusion when asking some things. You may visit our website or contact us directly for your Japan travel getaway escapade like no other!If You Read One Article About Vacations, Read This One