A trip to Japan: What should you know?

A trip to Japan will undoubtedly be one of the most incredible journeys you will ever take. After all, the country is full of peculiarities, different customs, beautiful landscapes and very interesting monuments. Not to mention the ancient culture of the Japanese people admired around the world.

Information, tourism and culture

Before disembarking in Japanese lands, it is necessary to be aware of some issues regarding the language, which is very different from ours. If you do not speak the language, it is important that you learn some expressions and install translation apps on your cell phone to facilitate communication.  Knowing the main customs of the Japanese people is also very important. To help you with this, in this Japan tours blog article, we will also cover the main curiosities and traditions of the country. 

When traveling, you will find exuberant places, with many natural beauties, historical buildings and monuments, as well as cities that survived the attacks of World War II, such as Hiroshima. Upon arriving in the country, open your mind to one of the wisest and most ancient cultures in the world. Undoubtedly, Westerners have a lot to learn from a people who value health of mind and body. Their gods also have a strong influence on day-to-day activities and the calm and peaceful way of the Japanese. Prepare to be enchanted by the country!

Where is Japan?

Situated in the Far East, Japan is a country in Asia that, thanks to its location, is called the “land of the rising sun”. Four main islands make up most of the archipelago: Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku.

How to go to Japan

The main airports in Japan are in the cities of Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Chiba. Before buying your airline tickets, check which airports would be ideal for disembarkation and return, considering your tourist itinerary in Japan. Narita Airport, in Chiba, is a good option if you are going to spend the first days of your itinerary in the cities of Tokyo and Yokohama. To reach the capital, another ideal airport is Hamada, from where you can reach central Tokyo in half an hour using the train. Finally, if your destination is the historic cities of Kyoto and Nara, Kansai Airport in Osaka is the best choice.

When to go to Japan

Your trip to Japan will be magnificent any time of year. Find out how the Japanese stations are to choose the desired period to disembark. Autumn, between September and December, is considered the best time to travel to the country. Temperatures will be milder, around 20 degrees. Spring, between March and June, is also a great season to visit the destination, as you will see the cities even more beautiful, full of flowers and with pleasant weather, which can reach 30 degrees. In summer, between June and September, temperatures are very high and the weather is more humid. However, nothing that prevents a delicious trip to Japanese lands.