Along the whole length of Japan there is a wide variety of nature and climates.
Many layers of culture are interwoven into its long history.
Bounty from the mountains and from the sea, and cuisine created from deep
knowledge. There is a Japan that you are yet to discover.
Nature is a place to play, and a place of adventure.
Ancient routes and shrines summon deep spirituality. Hidden hamlets conceal
their own unique culture.
Here you can interact with the local inhabitants.There are journeys in Japan
that you are yet to discover.
We will provide an environment in which you can enjoy Japan in full confidence,
with accommodation programs that distill the charm of the region,
at internationally accepted quality standards.
This is a Japan chosen for discerning travelers.
Travel concierges from each of these twelve special areas are waiting to
～Find excitement and adventure among the abundant nature of Japan～
The Japanese archipelago extends a long distance from north to south, and encompasses
a wide range of climates and topography. As a result of this it is blessed with an
abundance of natural scenery. The beauty produced by nature in Japan is an impressive
sight, and enjoying the activities that take place in such a setting is truly exciting.
How about a little adventure to fully appreciate Japan?
The sky is starry for 360 degrees, as far as you can see.
For those that want a deeper knowledge about Japan, take a journey to discover the source of the legends at the Sacred Land of Amanohashidate and the quaint port town of Ine
It was also home to a powerful ancient civilization.
Of all the four seasons it is fall that has the most dramatic scenery.
Is an experience of Japanese culture in Kyoto enough?
Not even close. There is a wealth of history and tradition to discover all over Japan.
As you head deeper into the regions of Japan you can find unique cultures much as they
have always been. Let’s take a trip to explore these places where you can
encounter the many cultures of Japan.
“Port Town Sasebo” has been a military port since the latter half of the 19th century.
How about a cruise on a fishing boat?
The Tale of the Western Sea ~ Visit the histories that have been brought about where cultures meet by the sea ~
This is where the two stories meet: the primitive nature existing far before human beings were born.
～Hidden villages and a chance to meet the locals who live there～
Japan is known as a highly advanced nation, and this is certainly the impression you
will get if you venture to one of its cities. Yet set foot in the countryside and you
will encounter a way of life in harmony with nature that has been carrying on throughout
the ages. So let’s head to the countryside, and there get to know the local people and
their livelihood. There is a whole other Japan that you are yet to discover.
The encounter with the villagers will make you understand the reason why the place has been able to be a paradise on earth.
Aso boasts one of the best calderas in the world, and the panoramic views are exceptional.
This tour visits Ochiai Village community that has sustained a natural life for over a thousand yearson the steep slopes of the mountains as well as Asa House.
～Feel the deep spirituality at the ancient shrines and pilgrim trails～
Where did the Japanese, who see divinity in trees and rocks, and have compassion for
nature, get this sensitivity from? Perhaps there are clues to be found in the Jomon
Culture which for a period of over 10,000 years lived in harmony with nature. Or we
can catch a glimpse in the religious ceremony that has been going for over 1000 years
and is still performed today. We will introduce you to some trips that will take you
to the source of this deep spirituality found in Japan.
After completing the 785 steps to the main shrine of Kompira Shrine, the paintings by a renowned artist from Edo period Maruyama Okyo on the sliding doors of Omote Shoin awaits you.
Takachiho Shrine want as many people as possible to experience the culture of night kagura performances.
Onidaiko is a traditional performing art only found on Sado that is performed at festivals