Uniquely diverse in its natural features, culture, architecture, people, customs and cuisine - Japan has it all. An island nation in East Asia, Japan is rich with modern cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks and thousands of shrines and temples. Japan’s landscape includes coastlines with varied scenery, towering mountains (often volcanic), twisted valleys and world famous hot springs (Onsen).
With a 2,000 plus year history, visitors to Japan will find culture, treasures and traditions throughout the country that date back hundreds of years old. Also a modern nation, Japan’s remarkable new high-technology attracts various types of visitors, making stays exceptionally comfortable for foreign travelers.
Japan offers four distinct seasons. Each season travelers will find various seasonal festivals, such as the famed cherry blossom festival welcoming spring, activities and adventures. Many skiers and snowboarders visit Japan in winter for the powder snow.