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Japan

An extraordinary nation where age-old traditions mingle with future-proof modern technology, where delicately-appointed temples sit alongside gargantuan neon-emblazoned skyscrapers and where peace and tranquillity can be found as easily as the hustle and bustle… Japan is fascinatingly beautiful.

Few holiday destinations offer you the chance to witness or experience countless iconic moments in one visit, whether it’s admiring the flourishing cherry blossom of springtime, gazing up at the snow-dusted peaks of Mount Fuji, finding your soul in tranquil Kyoto, feeling the emotions brought by Hiroshima or simply exploring the spellbinding capital city of Tokyo.

Immerse yourself on a trip to Japan for the opportunity to be enthralled and enchanted in a nation like no other.

  • Matumoto Castle, Japan

  • Japanese snow monkeys

  • Gassho zukuri houses in the Gifu Prefecture, Japan

  • Himeji Castle, Japan

  • Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto

  • Atomic Bomb Dome, Hiroshima

  • Osaka Castle in autumn

  • Kawaguchi Lake and Mount Fuji during cherry blossom season

  • Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 23℃
  • 26℃
  • 30℃
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  • 27℃
  • 22℃
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  • 12℃
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  • 8
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  • 11
  • 10
  • 8
  • 12
  • 8
  • 6
  • 3

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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WHERE TO BOOK

TRIPS by Culture Trip is a unique prospect for travellers who want to experience extraordinary places. Curated by travel experts and led by their Local Insiders, the multi-day itineraries combine immersive experiences with hand-picked places to stay. Join a small group of travellers to discover Japan, its people and its cultu...

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Travellers of all ages and from across the world choose us for our fun & affordable group tours. Specialising in Europe, we also offer packages in 80+ countries across the world. Fully guided and with all transport & accommodation included, we take the hassle out of travel, so you can focus on enjoying the sights!

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Wendy Wu Tours are the UK’s leading specialist tour operator offering fully inclusive tours in almost every region of the world, from Asia to South America. With over 25 years of touring experience, Wendy Wu Tours offer an authentic experience in every destination, delving deep into local life, with expert guiding from the ...

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