How to Plan Your Dream Trip to Japan. Tips and Tricks

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The best time to visit Japan is during the spring (March to April) and autumn (October to early December).  These seasons offer mild temperatures, beautiful scenery. The cherry blossom season (sakura) in spring and the autumn leaves (koyo) in fall.

Best Time to Visit Japan

Planning Your Trip to Japan

01. Budget: Make a list of the things you need to buy, like airplane tickets, JR Pass, hotels, restaurants, and more.

02. How Many Days Spend in Japan? At least 10 days, more if you can!

03. Visa and Vaccinations

04. Booking Accommodation

05. Transportation

Before You Travel To Japan, You Need to Check

– Check Visa requirements – Check Vaccination Requirements – Purchase Japan Rail Pass – Purchase Travel Insurance (5% OFF) – Book your accommodation – Buy an eSIM – Practice some Japanese words

Experiencing Japanese Culture

Onsen: or hot springs, are a quintessential part of Japanese culture. There are thousands of onsens throughout Japan, ranging from rustic outdoor baths to luxurious indoor spas.


A ryokan is a traditional Japanese inn that offers a unique cultural experience. These accommodations typically feature tatami floors, futon beds, and communal baths.

Japanese Cuisine

Japanese cuisine is renowned for its fresh ingredients, delicate flavors, and beautiful presentation. From sushi and ramen to tempura and udon, there are countless dishes to try during your trip. Be sure to sample local specialties, such as okonomiyaki in Osaka or takoyaki in Kyoto.

Getting Around Japan

Japan has an extensive public transportation system that includes trains, buses, and subways. Consider the places you want to visit and choose the best transport for your trip.

Packing List

– Shoes, at least 2 pairs (depends on the season, bring waterproof shoes) – Lightweight, breathable clothing – A light jacket or sweater for cooler evenings – Sunscreen and a hat for sunny days – A reusable water bottle – A small backpack or tote bag for daily use – A power adapter for your electronics