This was definitely a fantastic tour and one of the highlights of our trip. We were lucky we managed to see the very last day of the 15 day tournament and got to see the Makuuch Grade Dohyo....the best and most awarded Sumos. It really was quite a spectacle. We didn't really have much of an idea of how it worked beforehand but our guide was lovely and gave us plenty of information and history as we made our way to the stadium on the train and told us which was her favourite Sumo so we could cheer when he came out. One slight problem was the meeting point which we had a bit of trouble finding, but that was partly due to another tour participant sending us in the wrong direction. Thankfully he came back and got us when he found the others and we just made it in time. I would highly recommend this tour if you are in Tokyo at the right time of year, it is certainly something you wouldn't see anywhere else!
This was a great service and a weight off my mind. I was worried about getting to our hotel in Tokyo as our plane landed late and when I was trying to check out the bus services it said there weren't any available at that time of night...(.possibly there were but I couldn't find much info) There are good train services but it was a bit daunting when I didn't really know where I was going. When I found this service on Viator I was very happy. To get off the plane and have someone waiting for me to take me straight to the hotel was fantastic. I would definitely use them again.
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