27 Nov Tips for a travel to Japan
Japan is a country with a lot of beautiful places, traditions, gastromony, history, modern architecture, nature, art and a high spirituality so you will enjoy this country with all your senses.
Here you will find some tips to make this trip unforgettable.
You will find a huge rage of accomodation for all type of travelers. We recommend you to book with time enough once you decide the one you want. The cheap prices are from about 10000 yen in Tokio and about 7000 in the rest of the cities. You may want to try a typical japanese hotel, a Ryokan. But you can also find all type of European resorts in the streets of the japanese cities.
The best places and cities you may visit in Japan, in order, are Tokyo, Nikko, Kamamura, Yokohama, Kyoto and Nara. This route can also be extended to Okinawa, Hiroshima, Hokkaido, Osaka, Izu and Nagano, all of them with a cultural and leisure offer very interesting and many places to enjoy.
General things in Japan
Japan is one of the most secure places in the world and also one of the most developed ones, with a communication net that helps the touristic activities. The people is kind and they will help you in case you need anything. Maybe you will need to have a little patience with their English.
How to move in Japan
The most practical way to move is to take the Japan Rail Pass, that will let you travel by train of the Japan Railways. If you have this card you will be able to travel in any of the company trains all over the country. But you have to buy it from abroad, so ask your agency for it.
In Japan the plugs are different, so the best recommendation is to go to any electronics store and buy an adapter that will cost between 200 and 500 yen, always depending on location.
Language and some traditions
It will be interesting to learn some words in japanese as it is a sign of respect for their culture and people. If someone helps you, the best way to thank them is to make the little reverence with the arigatou.
The weather in Japan changes a lot in a few hours, so it will be necessary to carry all type of clothes. It usually rains, but it won’t be necessary to carry an umbrella as you will find many “forgotten” ones in their streets as it is a very popular thing.