Few people in the modern world are not affected in some way by the ideas, culture and economy of Japan. Japan is a uniquely adaptable country where tradition and modernity is a perfect match. Kyoto, the old imperial capital, is typical, with many monuments and heritage sites preserved within a lively modern city. Japan's current capital, Tokyo, is one of the world's most exciting cities, with the liveliest neon-sign districts, along with places of carefully arranged beauty and tranquility.
Sample itineraries for traveling Japan
The following itineraries have been designed to cover most highlights of Japan's unique culture. The best duration for a first tour of Japan is 9-11 days, allowing sufficient time to appreciate the country's most illustrious cities, Tokyo and Kyoto, Kanazawa and Osaka.
Every spring, Japan is veiled in a cloak of light pink as the cherry trees burst into bloom. From the last week of March through the middle of April, many travelers rush to Kyoto and Tokyo to see Japan during its most vibrant season.If you would like to take a cherry blossom tour to see the gorgeous flowers and spectacular sights of Japan, we recommend making your booking before the end of December. Based on our experience, it is very difficult to book a cherry blossom tour in January or later because most of the guides and vans are often fully booked 3- 4 months in advance.
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