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Japan Tours 2017: A First-Timer Guide to Japan Traveling 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. Upon arrival, citizens of sixty-seven countries including Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada, Korea, Singapore, Hon Kong, United Kingdom, and all European nations will be issued a temporary visitor vis which is known as “tanki-taizai”. Most nationalities are given up to ninety days visa upon arrival with ongoing sea ticket or air ticket or evidence thereof. Before their initial visa expires citizens of Germany, Austria, Ireland, Switzerland, Mexico, Lichtenstein and the United Kingdom can apply for a visa extension of another ninety days. Tosho-gu, Tsukiji market, Izumo Taisha, Himeji-jo, Senso-Ji, Todai-Ji, Naiku, and Meiji-Jingu are Japan’s top sights. A world heritage site is Tosho-gu, a top choice Shinto Shrine in Nikko, that is brilliantly decorative with a beautiful natural setting, and among its notable features is the famous dazzling “Sunset Gate”, Yomei-mon. The top choice buddhist temple in Sumida and Asakusa River is Senso-ji, the most visited temple enshrining the famous golden image of Kannon, a Buddhist goddess of mercy, who was miraculously pulled out of the nearby Sumida-gawa by two fishermen according to legend 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. There are tons of activities and things to do in Japan such as 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, 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; Kamakura and Tokyo Bay Day Trip, and many more. You have to remember that Japan is a cash-based society and a lot of stores are not yet equipped to take credit cards and make sure to bring a coin purse with you since everything from 1 yen to 500 yen (about $5) are coins. Learn some basic Japanese words or phrases before visiting Japan to help you ask for directions and to prevent too much confusion when asking some things. Feel free to check our website or contact us directly, if you need more information about Japanese tours.3 Trips Tips from Someone With Experience

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