Resources

Lonely Planet (www.lonelyplanet.com/japan) Destination information, hotel bookings, traveller forum and more.

Japan National Tourism Organization (www.jnto.go.jp) Official tourist site with planning tools and events calendar; download their useful Japan Official Travel App.

Navitime Travel (https://travel.navitime.com/en) Tourist info; get their app, Japan Travel, for working out transit routes.

Japan Meteorological Agency (www.jma.go.jp) Get up-to-the-minute weather advisories – a must before heading out on hikes (especially during typhoon season).