Activities in Japan
The Japanese Alps provide great skiing for the immediate and experience skiers. Hokkaido offers hot springs in their resorts. If you have your ski legs in summer you can grass ski at Gokase highland which is locate at the most southern ski slope in Japan.
Is very popular in the cherry blossom season is April and May as well as later in the year in October and November. There are numerous tracks and paths through tokyo to get a better perspective of the capital city.
The unspoilt landscape of Sado Island is the heritage of the Kodo Drummers known as the samurai percussionists.
Whale and Dolphin Watching
The best time to whale and dolphin watch is between January and March. There are plenty of tour operator that are well experienced in locating these fascinating mammal.
Ginza is one of the best shopping areas in Tokyo and is a must see destination when travelling in Japan especially to travellers needing some retail therapy.
Japan is renowned for its martial arts offering sumo and judo which are national sports of Japan. These tournaments draw massive crowds. Other sports included kendo and fencing.
Ueno Park / Maruyama Park
Ueno park is located in Tokyo whilst Maruyama Park is located in Kyoto. Both parks offer spontaneous cherry blossom parties in April and May. Great opportunity to get your drinking shoes on and experience some Japanese culture.
Football has taken off in Japan in recent years with the introduction of the Japanese soccer J-League as well as there participation in the world Cup.
Is the capital city of Hokkaido and is known for its nightlife and snow festival that operates in February. The snow festival has a duration of 7 days with an abundance of ice sculptures
Japans traditional puppet theatre entertainment is a great insight to japans vast culture, other forms of theatre are ‘Can Noh’ and ‘Kabuki’ where actors dress in medieval outfits.
Golf courses in and around Tokyo are considered to be the most challenging in the world. Be careful to book in advance, however, membership or an invitation is sometimes required.
Is a street parade with plenty of costumes and participants carrying portable shrines. The festival is located in Kyoto and takes place in July.
Nightlife in Tokyo
To discover clubs, bars and geisha tea houses you will need to visit Akasaka and Roppongi. For people looking for a bit faster atmosphere you might want to touch base in Harajuku and Shibuya.