Benign climate, bountiful nature and diverse regional characteristics … Welcome to a luxurious country that boasts a wide array of attractions.
Japan, known of old as the “Umashi Kuni (beautiful country)’, is an island nation in the north east of Asia and comprises of 4 major islands, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Hokkaido in addition to scattered island chains. Owing to is long north south extend of 3,000km, there are significant differences in regional climates and distinctive seasonal transitions. Consequently, Japan is blessed with many sightseeing areas that offer beautiful natural scenery and landscapes. Many of the traditions that make up Japan’s unique cultural heritage, such as the performing arts and architecture nurtured by its long history, are also well worth seeing.
Japan’s topographical features include coastlines with varied scenery, towering mountains, which are very often volcanic and twisted valleys that invite visitors into the mysterious world of nature.