The Land of the Rising Sun

Essence of Japan Dmc

Our leading DMC in Japan

Essence of Japan Dmc is part of the Group Essence of The world DMC’S and is a full service DMC;

We offer a vast range of services from incentive programs, skillfully coordinated conferences, meetings, event managementas well as special interest tour for individuals, small groups and large groups In Japan .

Our operation could take you to every corner of Japan but also to other countries on which we operate under the name of Essence of the World DMC’S with offices in : Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bali, Indonesia Myanmar, China, Hong Kong, Madagascar.

Essence of Japan Dmc is a world class DMC, Our in depth logistical expertise offers professional, detail focused and flexible support system for your event, regardless of its size and complexity. If you look for unique ideas and very creative programs we are the right team that you look that has the right passion to work for your clients with quality & right service. We deliver what we promise

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A fascinating blend of tradition and modernity, Japan has a unique way of respecting the old and welcoming the new. The quirky Harajuku culture and high-tech gadgets of Tokyo sit peacefully alongside the spiritual serenity of monasteries, temples and shrines, the lasting traditions of the delicate Geishas, ritualistic tea ceremonies and onsen bathing. Japan lives in the moment with a respectful nod to the past.

The Basics

•Full name: Japan (Nihon)

•Population: 126.9 million (UN, 2010)

•Capital: Tokyo

•Area: 377,864 sq km (145,894 sq miles)

•Major language: Japanese

•Major religions: Shintoism, Buddhism

•Life expectancy: 80 years (men), 87 years (women) (UN)

•Monetary unit: yen

•Main exports: Vehicles, computer parts, chemicals, scientific instruments and watches

•GNI per capita: US $37,870 (World Bank, 2009)

•International dialling code: +81

When to Go

Low Season (Jan–Mar) Winter is cool or cold in most of Honshū, but it's fine for travel. Be ready for snow in the mountains. Many businesses close over the New Year period (end December and early January)

Shoulder (Jun & Jul, Sep–Dec) June and July is rainy season in most of Japan (except Hokkaidō) – it doesn't rain every day but it can be pretty humid.

Autumn (September to mid-December) is usually cool and clear.

High Season (Apr & May, Aug) Flights are pricey around the Golden Week (early May), O-Bon (mid-August) and New Year.

Honshū cities are busy in the cherry blossom (late March to early April) and autumn foliage (November) seasons.

Arrival / Depture informations

Nationals of many countries, including nearly all Western countries, are eligible to enter Japan for short-term stays " (usually 90 days) with a visa on entry for holiday and business trips. Nationals that do not have the “Reciprocal Visa Exemption Arrangements” with Japan must obtain a visa beforehand.

To apply for a visa, the applicant must apply in person to a Japanese embassy or a consulate. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website provides information about visas; please access:

All foreigners arriving in Japan are fingerprinted and photographed, except children aged 15 and younger, diplomats, " and permanent residents of Japan. All visitors must complete an entry/exit form including a customs declaration. " It is important that this form is kept safe and presented to immigration officials on departure. All airport taxes are " included in the price of flight tickets. "


•Do bow when greeting someone. Bowing is the customary greeting in Japan, but handshaking is becoming more common during business meetings with Westerners. Bowing is a very important custom as it can express many meanings, including respect, gratitude, apology, etc

•Do learn a few common Japanese phrases before you travel as English is not widely spoken

• Do enjoy sharing several dishes at a meal instead of just having your own individual dish.

 •Do prepare to pay at a restaurant if you initiated the dinning invitation and do make an attempt to pay at a restaurant if someone else has invited you.

•Do bring a gift such as a little souvenir from your native city. It is considered rude to visit a Japanese home without " bringing a gift. !

•Give and receive gifts with both hands, and do not open a wrapped gift until later.!

• Japanese people do not show affection in public – kissing and hugging in the street are not usual scenes. Even patting on the back is not considered polite. 


• Do not enter a Japanese home with your shoes on. It is customary to remove shoes at the door. There will most likely be a pair of slippers set aside for guests. !

•Never leave your chopsticks sticking up out of a bowl of rice, or other dish. This positioning is associated with Buddhist funerals in Japan. When you are not using the chopsticks, place them neatly on the small chopstick rest provided.!

• Similar to the previous advice, never pass food from your chopsticks to someone else’s chopsticks. The only acceptable time to pass something between two people using chopsticks is at a funeral. After a cremation, the remaining bones of the deceased are picked up by a relative with special chopsticks and passed to chopsticks held by another relative who then places the bones into the urn. !

•Do not start drinking until everyone at the table is served and glasses are raised to make a toast. The Japanese drinking salute is “Kampai!”!

• As in most Asian countries, the giving of business cards is a hugely symbolic gesture in Japan. Therefore, always give the card the respect it deserves. It is protocol to receive the card with both hands. !

• The use of public baths forms an integral part of daily life in Japan. The communal bath is for soaking and you should be clean before you join fellow bathers in the communal water. A small stool with brushes and cleaning materials is provided

Electricty :

The electric current used throughout Japan is 100 volts, A.C. However, there are two kinds of frequencies (or cycles): 50 Hertz in eastern Japan (including Tokyo and regions northeast of the capital); and 60 Hertz in western Japan (including Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, and other points southwest). At major hotels, two outlets for both 110 and 220 volts are installed for electric razors, hair dryers and other small appliances. Japan uses two-flat-pin plugs and cannot accommodate three-pin plugs, so it is best to bring a universal plug adaptor. 

We handle :

  • Incentives,
  • Mettings & Conferences
  • High Cultural groups
  • Weddings
  • Individual clients and much more.

Some of our DMC Creative, Innovative and Coordination services include:

•Accommodation and Venue planning: A varied and wide selection of Private Hideaways, International 5-star Chain Resorts, and Boutique Hotels.

•Unique incentive programmes and ideas ( that nobody did before)

•VIP Express 

•Exclusive Meet & Greet Arrival Airport Services including 

•Transportation, Unique Transfers in Classic or conventional vehicles 

•Conference Assistance, Support and Logistics.

•Pre- and post-Event tours in Japan or outside 

•Entertainment - Local Cultural, International and Original.

•Corporate identity items such as Signage, Flags, Banners, Ice Carvings, personal group programs, or Room gifts with corporate imaging.

•And Much more

Essence of Japan is part of the group Essence of The world ,

Travel is an important component of any corporate incentive program. Only a perfect preparation and organization guarantee a full success of your Incentive! Essence of Japan helps you with the right know-how and a long experience. All our programs are tailor made for you following your wishes and ideas.

We offer creative programs for groups from 2 up to 200 participants. An incentive tour is the best opportunity to reward your loyal clients and your most productive employees because of its sentimental value .Success experiences and personal appreciation of your employees increase their identification with your company and organization. Your employees and members will be motivated to more creativity, engagement and zeal. Obviously we will also do our best to realize your special wishes and we will open doors for you.

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Essence Of Japan

Is an experienced groups and conference travel specialist. An experienced event coordinator will work with you every step of the way to make your event a success. We have dedicated group consultants to assist large groups, companies, associations and schools to plan, book and manage their conference, management meeting, incentive or private group tours.


  • Negotiate contract rates for hotel accommodations, transportation, and entertainment
  • Assist with special travel arrangements
  • Coordinate transportation


  • Provide registration area staffed by Essence of Japan
  • Provide bilingual meeting facilitators
  • Provide AV and IT support services
  • Manage room setups
  • Manage social functions


  • Plan pre- and post-event tours and excursions
  • Arrange transportation
  • Reserve facilities and catering
  • Advise on local attractions
  • Coordinate tours including arranging for buses and meals
  • And much More

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