Japan cheap travel

A complete guide to budget travel in Japan

 Cherry blossom in a temple garden, Kyoto
 Cherry blossom in a temple garden, Kyoto
 Torii Entrance Gate
 Torii Entrance Gate


Welcome to 'japan-cheap-travel.com', a complete guide to budget travel in Japan including lots of useful travel tips for getting around Japan on a budget.

Whether your trip is for a few days or a few months, we offer tips and advice on all aspects of cheap travel in Japan. The information is currently being updated for 2016.

We hope you will choose to travel to Japan. It is a truly unique and amazing place to visit.

Despite what you might have heard, the rumours and preconceptions, Japan need not be a prohibitively expensive place to visit. Over recent years travel has become more affordable for tourists.

This beautiful and diverse country has so much to offer and, even if you are on a tight budget, it is possible to enjoy discovering this incredible country to the full. To find out more about how we did this, please visit the about us section.

It takes planning

To find out how you can begin planning your Japan trip, read our planning page.

We are in the process of updating our travel pages for 2016, where you will find current prices and information for internal flight passes and rail passes.

You can also browse some exceptional places to visit in our ideas section and read about some of the books we recommend in our books section.

'Japan Cheap Travel' is based on our experiences backpacking around Japan. We would love to hear from you too. Please tell us if you have discovered any handy tips for cheap travel in Japan and write to us at tara@japan-cheap-travel.com

We hope you like the site and find it useful. Happy travels! Tara