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Tourism in Japan has drastically increased in the past few years. Covered with cherry blossoms and filled with joy, Japan is one of the best tourist destinations of all time. The country is vibrant with life and cutting-edge technology; it embodies both a new-age mindset and a rich history. Japan's tourism has increased to a great extent after the rise of anime lovers. If you are planning to visit Japan, explore the beauty of this enchanting country with our diverse range of Japan tour packages, designed to offer an immersive experience and create lifelong memories. Here is everything you need to know about the country.

  • An approximate number of 3.38 million tourists visited japan in the year 2022.

Facts About Japan

Capital Tokyo 
Official Language Japanese
Currency name and difference 

Yen 

1Rs = 0.59 Yen

Digital Code+81
Time zone 

(JST and GMT 

Japan is 3 hours and 30 minutes ahead of India)

History of Japan

Ancient Japan

Japan has a long history that dates back millennia. Ancient civilizations emerged around 10,000 BCE, followed by the Yayoi period and the introduction of rice cultivation. With the arrival of Commodore Perry in Japan in 1853, it was opened up to the West, resulting in rapid modernization during the Meiji Restoration. Japan grew into a formidable imperial power through expansionist policies that culminated in World War II. 

The devastation of World War II ended with Japan's surrender and subsequent American occupation, which boosted post war economic growth. Japan is now known for its technological advances, cultural heritage, and global influence, highlighting an enthralling journey of resilience and progress.

Language of Japan

Japan Language

Japanese is a complex and unique linguistic system. It is related to Japanese and shares some influences with Chinese and Korean. Japanese has three writing systems: Kanji, which is derived from Chinese characters; Hiragana, which is a syllabary used for native words and grammatical elements; and Katakana, which is used for foreign loanwords and onomatopoeic expressions. Japanese is a vital tool for communication and a gateway to Japan's rich cultural heritage, thanks to its intricate writing systems, nuanced grammar, and rich vocabulary.

Japan's Geography

Japan Geography

The geography of Japan is diverse and captivating. It is an East Asian archipelago made up of four main islands: Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, as well as numerous smaller islands. Mountainous terrain dominates the landscape, with iconic peaks such as Mount Fuji. Volcanoes, hot springs, and lush forests add to Japan's scenic beauty. It has a beautiful coastline with thousands of kilometers of beaches and fishing grounds.

Japan Currency

Japan Currency

The currency of Japan is the Japanese Yen (JPY). Introduced in 1871, the yen is issued by the Bank of Japan and is commonly abbreviated as ¥. It is widely used throughout the country and is one of the major currencies in global financial markets. Therefore, 1 Indian rupee is equivalent to 0.59 Japanese yen.

Weather in Japan

MonthTemperature RangeWeather
January1°C - 9°CCold, possible snowfall in the north
February1°C - 9°CCold, potential snowfall in the north
March4°C - 14°CTransition to spring, rising temperatures
April9°C - 19°CMild temperatures, cherry blossoms in bloom
May14°C - 23°CMild to warm, occasional rain showers
June18°C - 26°CWarm, increasing humidity, rainy season begins
July23°C - 31°CHot and humid, occasional rain showers, typhoons
August24°C - 32°CHot and humid, potential for typhoons
September20°C - 28°CTransition to autumn, gradual cooling, typhoons
October14°C - 22°CMild temperatures, autumn foliage at its peak
November8°C - 16°CCool temperatures, autumn foliage
December3°C - 11°CCold temperatures, possible snowfall in the north

Airports in Japan

Airports in Japan
  • Narita International Airport (NRT) 
  • Haneda Airport (HND) 
  • Kansai International Airport (KIX) 
  • Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO) 
  • Fukuoka Airport (FUK)

India to Japan Flights

Japan Airlines

When flying from India to Japan, several airlines operate direct flights or flights with layovers. Some airlines that fly from India to Japan include 

  • All Nippon Airways (ANA)
  • Japan Airlines (JAL)
  • Air India, Singapore Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Emirates

The duration of a flight from India to Japan depends on the departure city in India and the destination city in Japan, as well as the flight route and any layovers. Typically, direct flights from major Indian cities to Tokyo or Osaka take around 8 to 10 hours, while flights with layovers can take longer.

What month is the cheapest to travel to Japan?

January, November and December are the cheapest months to travel to Japan. 

Japan Tourist Visa for Indians

Japan Visa

For Indian citizens planning to visit Japan, there are several types of visas available, depending on the purpose of the visit. Here are some common types of visas for Indians

  • Tourist Visa (Temporary Visitor Visa): This visa allows for tourism, sightseeing, and visiting friends or relatives in Japan. It is typically issued for short stays of up to 90 days.
  • Business Visa: This visa is for individuals traveling to Japan for business purposes, such as attending meetings, conferences, or conducting business negotiations. It is also issued for short stays of up to 90 days.
  • Transit Visa: This visa is for individuals transiting through Japan to reach their final destination in another country. It allows a short stay in Japan during the transit period.

Bank balance requirement for Japan tourist visa from India

Having a bank balance of about 1 - 2 Lakh would be required for Indian passport holders. 

Japan visa fee for Indian Passport holders

For Indian's visiting Japan, the visa fee is Rs 500. 

Official Japan visa Website

Here is the official Japan visa website: Japan visa website for Indians

Japan Embassy in India

There are few Embassies that provide consultancy for your trip to Japan. Below are few details that will come in use. 

Japan Embassy in Chennai 

Address: No. 12/1, Cenetoph Road,1st Street, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600018

Contact Info: 044 2432 3860

Japan Embassy in Delhi 

Address: Plot No.4&5, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021

Contact Info: 011 2687 6581

Japan Embassy in Mumbai

Address: Plot No.1, ML Dhanukar Ln, Malviya Nagar, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400026

Contact Info: 022 2351 7101

Places to visit in Japan

Japan Night-life

Japan is a great country that has multiple opportunities for tourism. Below are some of the best places to visit in Japan. 

TokyoHakoneSapporoKobe
KyotoMount FujiYokohamaKamakura
OsakaNikkoFukuokaMiyajima
HiroshimaKanazawaNagoyaIse Shrine
NaraTakayamaOkinawaAomori

 

 

 

 

 

Below are some of the must visit places in Japan of the lot mentioned above. 

  1. Tokyo 
  2. Mount Fuji 
  3. Osaka 
  4. Hiroshima

Things to do in Japan

Mount Fuji

Below are some of the best things to do in Japan.

  1. Visit Tokyo
  2. Explore Kyoto
  3. Climb Mount Fuji
  4. Experience traditional tea ceremonies
  5. Wander through the historic streets of Takayama
  6. Explore the beautiful temples of Nara
  7. Relax in an onsen (hot spring)
  8. Enjoy the cherry blossoms in spring
  9. Attend a sumo wrestling match
  10. Visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
  11. Explore the vibrant nightlife of Osaka
  12. Take a ride on the Shinkansen (bullet train)
  13. Visit the iconic Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima
  14. Explore the historic samurai district of Kanazawa
  15. Discover the ancient temples of Nikko
  16. Experience traditional geisha culture in Gion, Kyoto
  17. Explore the natural beauty of Hokkaido
  18. Visit the snow monkeys in Jigokudani Monkey Park
  19. Enjoy a traditional kabuki theater performance
  20. Explore the modern architecture of Osaka Castle. 
Get in touchWe’ll start with some questions and get you to the right place.
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