Japanese tourist most economical way
Choose small restaurant, with bold locality in the alleys to dine and stay away from crowded tourist spots are tips to help you can freely explore without worrying Japan "penniless".
Which is considered one of the countries with the most expensive cost of living in the world, a self-travel week in Japan can "consume" a thousand dollars off your budget. However, if people travel professional, you will understand the basic rules to get the cheapest rates for all types of services in the land of the rising sun. Here are suggestions to help you can explore Japan throughout the month at a reasonable cost.
Autumn is one of the beautiful time to travel to Japan.
Find flights to Japan cheap can be difficult, but it is feasible. Typically, a return ticket oscillations 700-800 USD, depending on the airline and the place of origin.
To ensure the best results, you should start hunting ticket before departure about 6-8 weeks. Appropriate time is autumn-winter (October to February) or spring (March 3-4), when the cherry blossoms bloom. However, this is also the peak period for tourism so the price will be expensive, always crowded services.
In Japan, you have several options with different forms such as hostel (hostel affordable) apartments to rent (via Airbnb) or CouchSurfing (free lodging worldwide). Hostel rooms typically cost US $ 25-40 per night.
Many hostel has a very pleasant atmosphere, even equipped with all the community activities such as sushi guide or teach calligraphy. To cheaper and more new experience, you may want to consider overnight at the manga cafe. As for CouchSurfing (search the internet), whether in free, you should still prepare gifts for the home or pay for meals.
Helpful advice is that you should take a train, tram, bus line originating at funeral instead of calling a taxi. This public facilities are clean, safe and perfectly efficient. Important note that trains do not run 24 hours. All services will be shut down no later than 23h30 and reopen at 5 am the next day. In addition to the above means, walking or cycling is also a good idea.
Metro services in Japan is relatively expensive, about 2-3 dollars a trip. If you have to go at least 5 flights, you should buy ticket packages by date (day pass). When moving to other regions, Japan also has super-speed trains. Of course you can go super-speed train without purchasing a day pass, mainly depends on the route and destination. One-way fares range from 50 USD to above $ 300. Also buy day passes to use for 7 days, you only have to pay 300 USD. If the budget is too tight, the bus is the best option.