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  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration:  8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

See Tokyo at its dynamic best on this jam-packed day of sightseeing. Perfect if your time in Tokyo is limited, you'll see all the highlights such as Tokyo Tower and the Imperial Palace, take part in a traditional tea ceremony and enjoy a relaxing 40-minute cruise on the Sumida River. A free souvenir map of Tokyo is also included.


  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Tokyo's many highlights
  • Panoramic views from Tokyo Tower
  • Traditional tea ceremony
  • Photo stop at the Imperial Palace Plaza
  • Ginza shopping district
  • 40-minute Sumida River cruise
  • Asakusa Kannon Temple, Tokyo's oldest Buddhist temple
  • Nakamise shopping street
  • Free souvenir map of Tokyo
  • Informative and friendly guide
  • Pick-up from selected Tokyo hotels

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Scenic sampling of Tokyo sights! You can't top the views from Tokyo Tower and the cruise. And the tea ceremony is a true taste of Japanese culture. You'll love the bonsai trees!

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What You Can Expect

Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour

Senso-Ji Temple, Tokyo

The highlights on your full-day tour include:

  • Panoramic views of Tokyo from the observatory of Tokyo Tower
  • Taking part in a traditional tea ceremony and admiring bonsai trees at the Japanese Garden, Happo-en (Please note: Happo-en will be closed between July 16 and August 23. The tea ceremony will be replaced with a guided visit to the Meiji Jingu Shrine instead).
  • Feasting on a barbecue lunch at Chinzanso Restaurant (vegetarian options available upon request)
  • Driving past the Japanese Capitol (House of Parliament)
  • Short photo stop at the plaza in front of the Imperial Palace
  • Driving through the world-famous Ginza shopping district to experience the excitement of Japan's most celebrated shopping and amusement area
  • Enjoying a 40-minute boat ride on the Sumida River, from Hinode pier on Tokyo Bay to Asakusa
  • Asakusa Kannon Temple (also known as Senso-ji), the oldest and most popular Buddhist temple in Tokyo
  • Nakamise shopping street, a narrow, paved entrance way to a temple crammed with tiny food and souvenir shops

Plus you'll receive a free souvenir map of Tokyo!

Please Note: During the Cherry Blossoms season between March - April, the Sumida River Cruise will be replaced with a tour which views the cherry blossoms in Sumida Park.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

This tour was amazing! And the tour guid was very friendly and nice :)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

It was a fantastic day! Mina our tour guide was so funny and super friendly, definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Tokyo

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