Summer in Japan could be amazingly mysterious. Excessive heat, humid weather and continuous rain pouring are the typical things to be happened in this season. Though, summer shines throughout the season offering us beautiful flowers gardens to discover. Lavender, azaleas, tulips, poppy, wisterias, irises, sunflowers and other alpine flowers bloom at this period of time. You will not just be impressed by the beauty of the breathtaking flowers gardens, instead they would inspire you to come back there again in future.

Farm Tomita Lavender Garden in Furano, Hokkaido. Photo Credit: Flickr.

Japanese people await for wearing summer yukata and enjoy summer evening fireworks (hanabi). It is an attractive event that you could experience in a super summer hot day out there. One of the most exciting parts of visiting Japan in summer is participating in the various summer matsuri throughout the counry. Every summer festival is worth exploring. People also love visiting famous Japanese beaches and they are more tend to be wild by hiking Mt. Fuji and other famous hiking destinations of Japan.

Experience Japanese summer getting some useful summer related travel tips here.

Things to Do and See in japan During Summer


Sendai Tanabata Matsuri 2016

Sendai Tanabata Matsuri is the most famous tanabata celebration in Japan which takes place in downtown Sendai, Miyagi prefecture. It is held every year on August 6th to 8th. Tohoku’s summer does not end without the celebration of the three ...
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Awa Odori Tokushima 2010

2016 Awa Odori Festival in Tokushima

Awa Odori is a fabulous dance festival in Tokushima city that is not to be missed especially when you wish to travel to Japan in summer. This is one of the most popular summer festivals in Japan. Every year the ...
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Akita Kanto Matsuri 2016 (Kanto Festival)

During the Akita Kanto Matsuri (pole lantern festival) in early August, Akita city becomes magically breathtaking. Why? Akita is an impressive place. Think about Kakunodate cherry blossom festival in spring and Yokote kamakura festival in winter. Both are highly impressive ...
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Hydrangea (Ajisai) Season in Japan

Hydrangea (Ajisai in Japanese) is the sign of the rainy season in Japan. It is a kind of flower that is adored and honored by most of the Japanese like they do for ume, sakura and irises. In fact, the ...
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10 Most Popular Japanese Summer Foods

It is early summer in Japan now. You must be crazy to know the popular Japanese summer foods especially if you are going to visit Japan soon. Time has come to introduce the best ones here. Whatever the weather reacts ...
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10 Best Things to do in Japan this Summer

Japan’s summer invites you with a list of best fun things to do throughout this season. You can have a lot fun along with visiting breathtaking destinations and having mouthwatering traditional Japanese dishes. Summer is a fun time though it ...
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Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 2016

It is summer, is not it? If the weather sounds crazy now because of the heat outside then I am sorry to inform you that reading about Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (Festival) may not be a good idea. Heat is everywhere, ...
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Hokkaido Summer Itinerary | Travel Plan 2016

If you are planning to visit Hokkaido during lavender season in summer and looking for suggested itinerary then you have come to the right place. Summer and winter seasons attract millions of Hokkaido travel enthusiasts who actually think themselves as ...
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10 Beautiful Flower Farms to Visit in Furano and Biei

If you are to visit Furano and Biei for their picturesque lavender and other flowers fields during summer season then you have got to familiar with them first. It is true that summer attracts millions of tourists in Furano and ...
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Shikisai no Oka in Biei | Hokkaido Flower Season

Impressive landscapes of Shikisai no Oka could make you thrill as you take each step into this beautiful panoramic flower garden. Shikisai no Oka simply means the Hills of Seasonal Colors and it is located in picturesque Biei town. This ...
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Morioka Reimen | Cold Noodles Dish

This is Morioka Reimen, not the greatest Sapporo Ramen. Don’t mess up with this! It is one of my favorite noodle dishes that come from Tohoku region. People dwelling in Iwate are very proud of this because they all know ...
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Sunflower Field in Hokuryu (Himawari no Sato)

Viewing sunflower field in a little town called Hokuryu is a must thing to do for tourists who visit Hokkaido in summer. I am not a resident of Hokuryu but I am proud of being part of this city, of ...
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10 Best Iris Gardens to Visit in Japan

Japanese iris is a delicate flower that blooms in the summer season. This year hanami wave has gone but Japan’s summer comes to surprise us with its natural beauty blessing our gardens filling with variety of flowers including irises, lavender, ...
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How to Survive Summer in Japan | Travel Tips

Summer in Japan could hurt you badly unless you have some idea to knock it off using some preventive actions. Unlike any other parts of the world Japanese summer could be very measurable to you. It is very hot, humid ...
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Lavender Season in Hokkaido | Visit Furano and Biei

Hokkaido, the second largest island of Japan is very famous for its lavender season. Usually this season starts in late June in summer. Unlike cherry blossom season that stays less than a week at a particular hanami spot, lavender season ...
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17 Things You Must Know Before Climbing Mount Fuji

If climbing Mount Fuji is in your Japan bucket list then there are certain things you must know. Mt. Fuji is an amazing mountain that could give you endless joy; on the other hand it may ruin your entire trip ...
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