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Discover Japan

Glistening metropolises of neon lights, tropical beaches to the south, breathtaking snow capped mountains to the north, with countless adventures and experiences to undertake in between; there are endless ways to discover Japan.

There are however recommended journeys you can undertake that are guaranteed to provide enriching cultural experiences, unique visions of nature and insights into Japanese life; these are known as the Golden Routes.

Golden Route

The Golden Route is the ideal tour for any first-time visitor. You’ll set off from the bright neon lights of Tokyo towards historic Kyoto, stopping at Mt Fuji, Nagoya, Nara and Osaka, experiencing Japan’s rich culture and breathtaking natural scenery at each location.

2nd Golden Route (North)

Experience the history and tradition of Japan with this Northern detour of the Golden Route. This path takes you on a journey into the mountains of Gifu prefecture to the beautiful castle and merchant town of Takayama, famed for its carpentry and local foods.

2nd Golden Route (South)

Venturing south of the original Golden Route will take you on a journey deep into a very sacred and spiritual heart of Japan, following in the footsteps of pilgrims who have made this journey for centuries.

Ski/snowboard areas

Japan is world renowned for its skiing and snowboarding, all of which takes place amongst the awe inspiring mountains and fresh powder in the country’s north.

Domestic / International airports

A great way to travel within Japan is by air. With several major international and domestic airports, you’ll find that wherever you want to go in the land of endless discovery, you’ll be able to get there swiftly in style.

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