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DESTINATION Kanto

Anchored by Tokyo, the world's biggest metropolis, Kanto also has rustic mountain getaways and gorgeous subtropical islands

Megacity Tokyo fully engages the senses with its mix of modern bustle and traditional tranquility. But before jetting off to Kyoto or further afield, allow yourself to discover Kanto's hot spring resorts, unspoiled mountain gorges, pristine beaches, UNESCO World Heritage sites and cultural treasures. The diverse port city of Yokohama and the immersive nature of Gunma, Saitama and Ibaraki are right on Tokyo's doorstep. The volcanic Ogasawara Islands offer a subtropical getaway with endemic wildlife and clear water. Kanto's culinary options are as varied as the landscape—restaurants serving cuisine from every corner of the globe abound at every price point.

Don’t Miss

  • The bright lights and sensory overload of central Tokyo
  • Leisurely exploring the World Heritage city of Nikko
  • Island hopping around the volcanic chain that stretches south from Tokyo
  • Bungee jumping, snowboarding, canyoning and other outdoor activities in Gunma, Saitama and Ibaraki

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