You know you are in Japan if you are amidst a herd of polite, punctual and kind people. You know you are in Japan if you are passing through quiet trails meandering through the bushes. You know you are in Japan if you are enjoying the iconic views of nature, such as the full bloomed cherry blossom trees. Japan is all this and much more. Come to Japan to soak in the relaxing hot springs or to experience the harmonious coexistence of contrasting civilizations. Japan is one such place that teaches us to treasure the ancient values and traditions amidst fast contemporary life. A luxury trip to this remarkable land is truly indispensable.
Visit Kyoto’s Ancient Sites
Japanese are well known for their valued culture and traditions. The history of Japan has found great prominence in the world. It is interesting to see Japan’s ancient sites and scenes and to learn more about them. For such an enticing tour of Japan, plan a trip to Kyoto’s ancient sites and explore its historically significant landmarks.
Enjoy the sight of Mt Fuji
November to May is the time during which one can enjoy the sight of the famous snow cap of the iconic Mount Fiji in Japan. Climbing the mountain is obviously an option to have a closer look. But if you want to enjoy the views from far, Fuji five lakes region towards the north of the mountain offers wonderful views.
Soak in a Natural Hot Spring
Soaking in a natural hot spring in Japan is a popular tourist activity. Hot Springs not just relaxes and soothes but are also considered for their health benefits in more than one way. Soak in one such mineral rich hot springs in Japan with your partner and shun away all the stress in life for a while.
Kyoto’s Bamboo Forest
Kyoto’s Arashiyama district is famous for its beautiful bamboo forests. A walking tour of Arashiyama to explore its Bamboo Groves and to enjoy the music created by the rustling sound of these bamboo trees is something you can’t miss. The Bamboo forests have gained much admiration and are featured among Japan’s many distinctive attractions.
Japan’s cherry blossoms have inspired many poets and writers to pen wonderful poetry and stories lauding the beauty of these pink blooms. A fascination of almost everyone alike, these beautiful cherry blossoms are perfect for a dream setting to take one to a fairy tale like world. If you are still aloof from its beauty, discover the genuine gorgeousness of these cherry blossoms this blooming season.
Dress up in Yukata
While in Japan, dress up like the Japanese. A Yukata is a Japanese kimono that you would love to wear. Unlike the traditional Kimonos, Yukata is simple, casual and easy to carry. Not just women, Yukata’s are available for men too. Flaunt a Yukata on your Japanese sojourn for the next holiday.
Join a tea ceremony
Doesn’t it sound exciting to be a part of the ‘Japanese Tea Ceremony’? We all have heard about the traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. But have you ever thought of being a part of one such ceremony. Yes you can join a tea ceremony in Japan as part of your Japanese sojourn.
Experience the thrill of sumo wrestlers
The sheer image of a sumo fight between two huge bodied sumo wrestlers seems like a spine chilling experience. Imagine the feeling of getting to see such a fight within twenty feet of your eyes. Visit a Sumo Beya as part of a cultural experience in Japan and watch sumo giants hone their skills while you hold your breath with excitement.