Two thirds of the country is made up of mountainous terrain, where some of the world’s most beguiling landscapes will take your breath away. From towering peaks and blanket fields of delicate wildflowers to world-class ski spots and lush valleys.
If the countryside isn’t your cup of jasmine tea, visit the bustling metropolis of Tokyo with its mix of ancient traditions and modern energy. Stroll through futuristic streets gazing up at towering sky-scrapers, explore the world’s most famous fish market or breathe in the city’s spirit with a visit to local shrines and temples. For the ultimate cross-country adventure, catch the iconic bullet train and whizz past fields of green dotted with ancient Buddhist temples, small farming villages where time stood still, and distant snowy peaks. The Land of the Rising Sun is ready and waiting.