Traveling to Japan gives you the exciting experience of going halfway around the world and yet it feels like you are just down the block from home. Foods can be fiery and exotic or typically American. Sights include golden temples and glass-clad high rises. And stores are century-old shops or sparkling, gleaming malls.
But no matter where you travel, you will find one constant the people. They are wonderfully welcoming and extremely gracious. You’ll also find some of the world’s most luxurious resorts which can help you reclaim your Zen-like aura after a day of touring and shopping
Tokyo – Tokyo is a high-rise metropolis alive with activity – streets lined with department stores and filled with congregating commuters, Leave the bustling city behind simply by visiting the many parks or the Imperial Palace grounds. There are also museums, Shinto shrines, and Buddhist temples to visit.
Osaka – Japan’s third largest city, is passionate about food, proud of its traditional puppet theater, and famous for its castle. Food is both excellent tasting and an excellent value.
Kyoto – Home to more than 1,500 temples and shrines. Visit the museums, spend the afternoon wandering through traditional shops, or enjoy a morning at the market.
From the high-rise metropolis of Tokyo where bullet trains shuttle you through the city packed with world-class restaurants and department stores, to the more tranquil city of Kyoto where you will find Zen-like temples and shrines, Japan strikes the perfect balance between ancient traditions and the modern way of life. Japan never fails to amaze first-time visitors. Learn about Japan’s unique culture, authentic cuisine and welcoming hospitality that keeps travelers coming back.
Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo Located in the heart of Tokyo’s metropolitan area and a 5-minute walk to the Imperial Palace gardens. Within 5 minutes by car, travelers can enjoy Ginza, the shoppers’ paradise of Tokyo.
InterContinental Guests will enjoy the luxury and relaxation of the InterContinental Osaka while dining on distinctive cuisine in the hotel’s contemporary French restaurant and stylish bar. The modern hotel , located in the city center, also offers an indoor pool and Zen experience treatments
Hotel New Otani Osaka The New Otani Osaka is located in the city center and in full view of the majestic Osaka Castle, the historical landmark of Osaka, and within the lush greenery of a surrounding park.
Westin Miyako Kyoto Located in Kyoto’s Higashiyama area, overlooks the city, and is surrounded by Japanese gardens. The hotel, which was founded in 1890, and is known for its top-class hospitality.
Hyatt Regency Kyoto Located in the Higashiyama Shichijo district, the traditional cultural heart of Kyoto and a neighborhood with the Sanjusangendo Temple, the Kyoto National Museum, and many temples and landmarks.