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A Quick Getaway

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In recent years, Japan has put in much effort in the development and renewal of its regional transportation infrastructure.
With the improved infrastructure, you now have even greater accessibility to various parts of Japan, so you can surely discover a different side of Japan when you move out from its megacities.
By adding just a couple more days to your Tokyo itinerary, you can explore the rich history and culture, breath-taking nature, and oishi gastronomy of rural and traditional Japan on a short tour or day-trip to one of the neighbouring prefectures or regions.
Take this chance to discover the side of Japan you have not seen before!

Kita-Kanto Area

Gunma, Ibaraki, Tochigi

Explore the northern Kanto area, easily accessible from downtown Tokyo by train or car.
Discover Gunma's treasure trove of hot springs, wander around the fishing ports of Ibaraki on the Pacific coast, or satisfy your thirst for knowledge by exploring Tochigi's cultural and historical sites.
Thanks to the recently completed Kita-Kanto Expressway, it is now much easier and faster to travel around the area. Check out our suggested itinerary too!

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East-Tohoku Area

Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima

Southeast Tohoku has many uniquely interesting attractions that will appeal to your different senses with a different, refreshing side of Japan's beauty. Iwate's pristine nature and famous buckwheat noodles, Sendai – the city of forests – in Miyagi and its sumptuous beef tongue specialties, and Fukushima's Edo period village are all unique sites that will give you a new perspective to your Japan experiences. With the following suggested itineraries, spice up your Japan journey with a short trip to the off-beaten-tracks of Japan.

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Minami-Kanto Area

Chiba, Saitama, Tokyo, Kanagawa

The Southern Kanto area consists of Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, and Kanagawa prefectures. From the suburban vibes of Chiba, to the coastal feel of Kanagawa, to the deep Japanese cultural roots in Saitama, and to the vibrant vibes of Tokyo, all of past and present of Japan is within your reach.

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Hokuriku Area

Ishikawa, Toyama, Niigata

With Ishikawa's rich historical ties and cultural heritage, Toyama's blessed nature, and Niigata's quality rice, the Hokuriku/Shinetsu area offers the unparalleled experience for travellers to Japan, and the chance for you to discover an unexpected side of Japan.

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Tokai, Koshin Area

Shizuoka, Nagano, Yamanashi

Soak in Shizuoka's natural hot springs, some of the most outstanding in the country. Nagano's mountains have so much to offer every season – as a premier destination for winter sports for half the year, and a fruit picking haven during summer. Yamanashi is home to the most recognisable symbol of Japan: Mt. Fuji. What's more, the whole area is accessible within a short distance from Tokyo, so you can have more time exploring and experiencing.

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