5D4N Japan’s Kanto Itinerary – 16 Tips On What To See, Do & Eat

Kanto

Tokyo may be one of the most well-known cities in the world but did you know that it is part of a large region called ‘Kanto’? This densely populated piece of land comprises metropolis Tokyo, as well as other prefectures of Japan such as Gunma and Tochigi.

For us, a well-rounded Japan itinerary would look something like this—soaking in the bustling ambience of the city (hint: shopping), a touch of culture to learn more about the locals and their way of living, and the addition of sightseeing activities because we are in one of the most beautiful countries in the world, after all!

From the dazzling city lights in Tokyo to catching a glimpse of the magnificent Mount Fuji, going up close to wild monkeys bathing in an onsen and admiring the lovely pink and white plum blooms at Akima Bairin, go for a wild adventure around northern Kanto and even to the Shinshu region!

If you need some recommendations, here is our detailed 5D4N Kanto itinerary with 16 tips on what to see, do and eat there. READ ON

A Guide To Fruit Picking Seasons In Yamanashi Prefecture – Japan’s Kingdom of Fruits

Yamanashi Prefecture

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Fruit picking is an immensely rewarding activity at Yamanashi Prefecture—which is located near the center of Honshu, the main island of Japan. Known to the locals as ‘Japan’s Kingdom of Fruits’, this is one of the best places to enjoy delicious and sweet seasonal fruits such as strawberries, peaches and grapes.

Imagine being surrounded by towering mountains and greenery of the forests while you handpick the season’s best produce; forget those overly ripe fruits you buy in supermarkets!

As the type of fruit you can pick varies with the season, this will be a helpful guide on the Fruit Picking Seasons In Yamanashi Prefecture so you can plan to visit the farms when your favourite fruit is in season! READ ON