Japan Tourism & Travel Guide

The land of rising Sun as it is rightly called, Japan has a rich history and tradition, from some of the most majestic temples and shrines to famous national parks, fastest bullet trains in the world that will get you to your destination in no time. The Japanese food is something which will surely leave a taste behind of its own. Witness the city life of Tokyo, places like the Meiji Shinto Shrine and Imperial Palace should definitely be on your list while in Japan. Kyoto is another city which is famous for its collection of Buddhist temples, the wooden carved architecture of the temples gives it a different charm. Places in Japan are very well connected, trains are the most convenient mode of transport but the fare is a bit on the higher side. Most of the sightseeing places and museums do not charge any visiting fee. You can also take the city bus tour and temple passes which are valid for a day. Japan tourism is on the rise since the past few years as tourists are travelling from all over the world.
Best time to visit

The conditions in April, May and August are hot, but this is the ideal time as its the festival season which attracts a lot of tourists.

Budget
Accommodation in hostels and guesthouses: INR 1500-2000
Accommodation in mid-range hotels and resorts: INR 2000-3500
Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 3500 and upwards
Visa Info

All Indian nationals require a visa to enter Japan. Nationals of 67 countries and almost all European nations are eligible for visa on arrival.

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Best Time to Visit Japan


Peak season: The conditions in April, May and August are hot, but this is the ideal time as its the festival season which attracts a lot of tourists.

Shoulder season: June and July are the months when it rains in Japan, the tourist activity is less compared to the peak season.

Off-season: January to March is the time when it snows, skiing activities take place on mountain slopes. The rest of the places witness less amount of visitors during this period.


Budget for Japan

Accommodation in hostels and guesthouses: INR 1500 - 2000

  • Food in local cafes and street eateries: INR 500 - 800
  • Public Transport in buses: INR 150 - 200
  • Sightseeing: INR 200 - 300.
  • For Mid-range Travellers: INR 2000 to INR 3500 a day

Accommodation in mid-range hotels and resorts: INR 2000 - 3500

  • Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 800 - 2000
  • Local transport in local taxis or car rentals: INR 200 - 400
  • For Luxury Travellers: INR 4000 and upwards

Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 3500 and upwards

  • Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 700 and upwards
  • Local transport in private taxis: INR 2000 and upwards
  • Guided tours: INR 1500 and upwards.

Visa Information for Japan


All Indian nationals require a visa to enter Japan. Nationals of 67 countries including Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, USA, UK and almost all European nations are eligible for visa on arrival. This visa is issued for a period of 90 days.

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