Flights to Japan: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Japan
Whether you're visiting Japan for work or pleasure, start searching for your flights to Japan early. It is quite a trek to get there but it's worth it. Find flights to Japan from New York onboard Japan Airlines, Cathay Pacific, American Airlines, United Airlines, among dozens of others.
When to book the cheapest flights to Japan
To find the cheapest flights to Japan, plan your trip during the low season when flights and hotels are on the cheaper side. Flights with one layover also tend to be cheaper than non-stop flights. Most travelers head to Japan during spring to experience the famous cherry blossom festival. Autumn is also popular.
- Peak season: Spring, during the Sakura Festival
- Low season: Summer and winter.
A non-stop flight to Japan from New York takes 14 hours 20 minutes.
Experience Japan: sights, tours and activities
The Asian island of Japan impresses with its ancient sights and cultural traditions. Geishas, tea ceremonies, cutting-edge modern art and design, pagodas next to modern skyscrapersâ¦ this country will impress you, we promise!
Essentials in Japan
Tokyo: This sprawling metropolis is unlike any cities you know from back home. Modern skyscrapers are built next to centuries old temples and beautifully manicured gardens. Donât miss the Imperial Palace and the Sensoji Temple while yourâe here.
Kyoto: For a more traditional Japanese experience, Kyoto is an excellent choice. As the ancient capital, Kyoto is widely considered the culture heart of the country and is home to hundreds of Buddhist temples and zen gardens.
Mount Fuji: Fuji-san is the highest mountain in Japan. Hundreds of climbers ascend to the summit every year, but this 3,776m mount is not fit for amateur climbers. The best months for climbing are July and August.
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Hotels and accommodation in Japan
Japan offers something totally different in terms of accommodation. Backpackers and budget travelers should stick to hostels but there are lots of unique Japanese hotels as well, like a ryokan.