1-Day Nikko World Heritage Tour

Day trip

1. This 1-day guided tour from Tokyo takes you to some of Nikko’s most popular sightseeing spots like World Heritage-registered Tosho-gu Shrine and beautiful Kirifuri Falls.

2. The tour also visits Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa, a national important cultural property, which boasts its beautiful structure.

3. Please note that this plan includes lunch.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: This tour visits scenic places that are very popular with Japanese tourists during fall (late Oct. – early Nov.) and spring (late Apr. – early May).

On weekends and national holidays at these times, traffic can get extremely heavy and alterations to the itinerary are likely (see Remarks).

As such, we highly recommend AVOIDING weekends and holidays during these seasons and joining on weekdays when typically fewer domestic tourists are visiting.

Please note that traffic and other circumstances may cause changes to the itinerary on weekdays as well.

1-Day Nikko & Ninja Tour

Day trip

Enjoy a guided tour of Nikko Toshogu Shrine led by an English-speaking guide.

Then board a bus to Nikko Edomura (Edo Wonderland) where you can enjoy a ninja show, Oiran show and other attractions (Oiran were Edo Period courtesans). This amusement park has an atmosphere of historical Japan.

1. This is a partially guided tour. A guide will accompany the tour until sightseeing at Nikko Toshogu Shrine ends.

2. Enjoy seeing the Ninja show and a recreation of an Edo era town at Nikko Edomura.

3. Free Wi-Fi is available on the tour bus until Nikko Toshogu Shrine.

Walking Tokyo with Street Food Evening Tour of Kabukicho and Shinjuku Golden Gai

Day trip

Glowing with neon lights every night, Kabukicho is known as the city that never sleeps.

Located in the Shinjuku area, Kabukicho is Japan’s largest entertainment district and is home to many restaurants, amusement facilities and movie theaters.

The guide will lead you to little known “hole-in-the-wall” spots such as the Golden Gai which houses many small bars.

1. Visit Japan’s largest entertainment district and experience Shinjuku in the evening.

2. Enjoy a delicious local Kabukicho delicacy along the way.

3. To finish off the tour the guide will take you through Omoide Yokocho, a small neighborhood reminiscent of Japan’s Showa Era (1926-’89)

Panoramic Tokyo

Day trip

Enjoy Japan’s culture and nature with visits to Meiji Shrine, the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace, and Senso-ji Temple, and experience the country’s modern architecture and trends by going on a cruise of the bay area and shopping at Nakamise-dori.

1. This is a 1-day sightseeing tour which includes a Tokyo Bay Cruise, a visit to Odaiba and more.

2. Experience the culture and natural setting of Japan by visiting sites including Meiji Shrine, a location lush with foliage which draws the most visitors of any shrine in Japan at the start of the new year, and an Imperial Japanese garden.

Dynamic Tokyo

Day trip

1. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from Tokyo Tower before participating in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony at Happoen Japanese gardens. Savor lunch at the beautiful former manor, the Chinzanso restaurant, then take a stroll along the moat surrounding the Imperial Palace Plaza.

2. Board a cruise at Hinode Pier for a 40-minute trip up the Sumida River to Asakusa.

3. Browse the many colorful stores lining the Nakamise walkway leading up to Sensoji Temple, Tokyo’s oldest and most famous Buddhist temple, before passing through Ginza, Japan’s world-renowned shopping and entertainment district.

Walking Tokyo with Street Food Edo Kagurazaka & Standing Bar

Day trip

Feel the spirit and history of Edo in Kagurazaka. The guide will take participants through the busy shopping areas on Omote-dori street, and past the many refined restaurants tucked away in the alleys, as well as the stone-paved geisha quarter.

1. Take a guided tour of Kagurazaka, an area that has flourished for 150 years as a geisha district.

2. While walking down the stone-paved streets with the guide, ponder what the lives of local people might have been like years ago.

3. Enjoy a delicious local Kagurazaka delicacy along the way.

Sumo Tour: Tokyo Tournament (From Hamamatsucho)

Day trip

Book your spot now before they’re sold out! Watch sumo wrestling, a 1,500 year old Japanese cultural tradition accompanied by an English-speaking guide. The whole area around Ryogoku Station is filled with the atmosphere of the Grand Sumo Tournament. There are also many chanko stew restaurants run by former sumo wrestlers in this area. After arriving in Ryogoku, stop by the Sumo Museum where you can learn about sumo’s long history, then continue on to the Kokugikan arena to watch the real thing.

1. Watch the sumo wrestlers’ fierce battles from a comfortable reserved seat.

2. The knowledgeable guide will explain everything you want to know about sumo.

3. This is a very popular tour so we recommend making your booking early.

4. This tour can be joined from various meeting points mainly located at major hotels throughout Tokyo.

Tokyo Afternoon

Day trip

Enjoy a Sumida River Cruise as well as a visit to the Imperial Palace Plaza and Senso-ji Temple with an English-speaking guide on this sightseeing bus tour of Tokyo. This morning tour lasts for 4 hours, leaving your afternoon free to spend as you like.

1. First, enjoy a sweeping view of the city including Odaiba and Tokyo Tower from the Seaside Top observatory deck on the 40th floor of the World Trade Center Building.

2. Then enjoy a cruise up the Sumida River and visit Asakusa’s Senso-ji Temple and Nakamise street, experiencing the traditional atmosphere of Tokyo.

TOKYO SKYTREE℠ Tembo Deck & Asakusa Tour

Day trip

This tour travels around by bus to visit two of Tokyo’s most popular sightseeing locations, TOKYO SKYTREE and Senso-ji Temple, accompanied by an English-speaking guide. Enjoy shopping at Asakusa’s Nakamise shopping street as well as Tokyo Skytree Town.

1. Includes admission to the observation deck of Tokyo’s newest landmark, the Tokyo Skytree.

2. Other famous sites such as the Imperial Palace, National Diet Building, the State Guest House, Ginza, and Akihabara can be seen from the bus.

Walking Tokyo Harajuku & Crepes

Day trip

Harajuku is known as the center of youth culture in Tokyo.

This guided tour goes from the shops selling miscellaneous goods, accessories, and western clothes on Takeshita Street, to the back streets of Harajuku, to the Omotesando Hills building where the streets are lined with zelkova trees.

1. Walk through Japan’s fashion capital Harajuku with a guide.

2. Unique clothing and accessory stores, as well as stores owned by fashion artists line the streets of this popular area.

3. Enjoy a delicious local Harajuku delicacy along the way.