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. Tokyo is the capital of Japan which is famous for its skyscrapers, pop culture and shopping. The citizens of sixty-seven countries including United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Korea, Singapore, Hon Kong, United Kingdom, and all European nations will be issued a temporary visitor visa which is called in Japan as “tanki-taizai” upon arrival. The visas issued are up to ninety days 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.
The top sights in Japan include Tosho-gu, Tsukiji market, Izumo Taisha, 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. According to legend, the famous golden image of Kannon that is enshrine in Senso-ji, the top choice Buddhist temple in Sumida and Asakusa River, a Buddhist goddess of mercy was miraculously pulled out of the nearby Sumida-gawa by two fishermen 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. In Japan you can enjoy many activities and things to do such as 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; 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; Kamakura and Tokyo Bay Day Trip, and many more.
It is important to bring a coin purse with you since everything from 1 yen to 500 yen (about $5) are coins, and expect cash transactions because Japan is a cash-based society and many stores are not yet equipped to take credit cards. Tourists are strongly recommended to learn basic Japanese phrases or questions and bring a Japanese language guide book with you for better communication like when asking directions. Feel free to check our website or contact us directly, if you need more information about Japanese tours.The 9 Most Unanswered Questions about Traveling