Although not completely behind us, the Covid-19 pandemic is easing. Travel to different countries is becoming easier. Many countries have been scaling down their restrictions for entry. Trips to Japan are no exception to that trend.
Details of the changes
Visitors were flocking to Japan before the pandemic hit. People visiting hit an all-time high in 2019. Like many other nations, Japan enacted strict rules for entry into the country after the pandemic hit.
In a recent announcement, the county indicated that travel restrictions are easing. Japan is set to more than double the number of visitors it will permit into the country. The daily visitor limit will be raised to 50,000 as soon as next month.
In addition, Japan may scrap altogether the need for a negative Covid-19 test for visitors. At the moment, travelers need to submit negative results from a PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure to Japan. The nation is also considering exempting fully vaccinated people from restrictions on entry.
Japan is a popular destination for travelers. The country is well known for its vibrant cities, friendly citizens and unique culture. Its cuisine, focusing on artfully prepared seafood and vegetables, is delicious and unique.
In addition, the nation is home to Mount Fuji and many other pristine natural sites. There are over 80,000 shrines and temples in the country, some of which are over 1,000 years old! Visitors to Japan will appreciate the cleanliness and safety of traveling there.