Cheap Flights to Chiba, Japan
Chiba is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Situated on Tokyo Bay, about 40 kilometers southeast of Tokyo, it is home to Chiba port which is the nation’s main Seaport.
Chiba is a tourist’s hotspot; some it’s several attractions include Chiba city Zoological Park, Inage Beach which an artificial beach and Kasori Shellmound. However Chiba is well known for having the World’s longest suspended monorail.
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Requirements for Entry to Chiba
A Nigerian Passport with a minimum period validity of 6 months beyond the intended period of stay is needed at the time of travel. Nigerians require Tourist Visa and it can be obtained at Japan Embassy No.9 Bobo Street (off Gana Street),Maitama, Abuja.
Getting to the City Centre from Narita International Airport (NRT)
There are several rail connections in Narita Airport, with airport express trains and commuter trains running on various routes to Chiba city centre, Tokyo and beyond.
Many regular bus services to Chiba city centre, Tokyo City and major hotels are also available. Fixed rate taxi services are available for transfer to nearby cities.
Among the attractions of Chiba are:
National Museum of Japanese History Chiba is a museum with exhibitions on the civilization of Japan from Paleolithic to modern era. It has 5 galleries and you could rent an English receiver phone at the information desk so that you can listen to the narrator while exploring these galleries. There are interactive projects; realistic models of villages, including their landscape and magnificent collection of artifacts.
Onjuku beach is an extensive beach with plenty of sand. There beach houses in sufficient quantity and food vendors are there to ensure you have total pleasure. Swimming is a favorite activity here. You will be amazed to discover that Japanese are very sociable at beach side. You can just relax, savoring the taste of a drink while chatting with a new friend.
Chiba Port Tower is a diamond shaped 137m tower, resembling a high-rise building, facing the port of Chiba. From the observation deck, you will get a bird eye view of the port, Chiba city, Tokyo Bay and even Tokyo. There an exhibition hall on ground floor and live music performances at second floor with a café occupying the third floor.
Things to Do
Have some fun watching game at Chiba Marine Stadium.
Explore the Chiba Zoological Park while on board a monorail, the animals is grouped like you have smaller zoos inside a big Zoo. Visit the City Greenery Botanical Garden. Taste the delicious seafood delicacies that Chiba I known for in one of the exquisite restaurants.
Unwind at Ocean Deep bar or other bars in Chiba; savor the taste of a real drink while watching the bellydancing or the salsa. Also get to meet new people as Japanese, US, Australian; European and Africans are all enjoying a cool evening here.
Do not forget to shop for souvenir at National Museum of Japanese History.
Hotels and accommodation
Several hotels in Chiba offer luxury lodgings and superb convenience with modern facilities. These luxury hotels mix architectural spectacle with natural splendor. Top among them are Narita Excel Hotel Tokyu, Hotel New Otani Makuhari, Narita Tobu Hotel Airport and Hilton Tokyo Bay. Find Chiba Hotels
Several Car Rental Companies offer car rental services at the airports and many car rental locations in Chiba. Europcar is among Major rental companies operating in Chiba. Hire a car with Travelstart Nigeria.
Best Time to Visit
July and October is the time to go if you want to witness the Sawara Grand Festival. The best time to see autumn leaves in Chiba is from Mid-November to Mid- December