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Tokyo by Night: Japanese Food Tour

Combine the cultural delights and delectable bites of Tokyo on this 3-hour food tour of Japan’s capital. Accompanied by a guide, delve into the culinary scene of the city by visiting several popular bars and restaurants. Sample local specialties like succulent grilled meat skewers, sweet cakes and refreshing sake. Deepen your knowledge of Japanese culinary and cultural traditions and enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour limited to 12 people.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Tokyo Sumo Wrestling Tournament

Witness one of Japan’s most iconic cultural expressions at an exhilarating sumo tournament in Tokyo. Set the scene before the tournament by visiting the informative Sumo Museum to see fascinating collections of memorabilia then feel the energizing pre-match atmosphere on the subway as you ride to the ‘kokugikan’ (sumo amphitheater) to see a selection of atmospheric sumo matches. Enhance your experience by upgrading to include a delicious dinner of traditional Japanese dishes at a local restaurant.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours

Tsukiji Fish Market Food and culture walking Tour

Take a deep dive into the fascinating world of Japanese seafood during this 3.5-hour tour at the outer Tsukiji Fish Market. Rub shoulders with Michelin-starred chefs as they shop for ingredients at this sprawling, 80-year-old market for all things aquatic. Investigate the various stalls selling fish, shellfish, and everything in between, and sample Japanese favorites such as sushi, dried bonito, fresh oysters, and sake. A local guide and all food on the tour are included.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

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Ultimate Tokyo Food Experience

Go beyond the typical dining establishments frequented by tourists and get a real taste of local life on this guided food tour in Tokyo. In the company of a local host, discover local ingredients and dishes you have never heard of, and visit eateries you'd never find on your own. Eat your way around the city, visiting 6-8 different places that might include from side street yakitori, tiny sushi joints, and lively izakaya, while your host shares insights into Tokyo food culture.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Tokyo Bar Hopping Tour in Shinjuku - Explore the hidden bars in food alleys

Seeking out the well-concealed back-alley bars of Tokyo's Shinjuku district is notoriously tricky for outsiders. Take the guesswork out of your trip on this guided tour that takes you barhopping to Izakaya bars in two different alleyways—a small group of no more than eight people means that you can easily access tiny bars with just a few seats. Between drinks and snacks (included) your guide shares insights into local culture in this atmospheric part of the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sangenjaya Back-Alley Izakaya Experience Led by Tokyo Local

Savor authentic Tokyo food on this "izakaya" tour of Sangenjaya, a vibrant neighborhood that’s away from the city tourist trail. You’ll tour the Japanese pubs, known as izakaya, where after-work drinkers and friends go to socialize over local snacks and beer. Giving you an insight into Tokyo culture, the experience is perfect for those looking for a taste of local life with delicious Japanese food that won’t be found on any tourist menus.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Tsukiji Fish Market Visit with Sushi Making Experience

Take a closer look at the fascinating world of sushi, extending from the ocean to your plate, during this 4-hour sushi-making class and a visit to the outer Tsukiji fish market. Tour one of the world’s largest seafood markets with a guide as you learn how fish is caught, distributed, and sold. Then turn your attention to sushi-making, learning to prepare nigiri sushi with the help of a sushi master. Finish your experience by enjoying your creations for lunch.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Tokyo Morning Tour: Meiji Shrine, Senso-ji Temple and Ginza Shopping District

See some of the top Tokyo temples, gardens and shopping areas during this half-day bus tour, perfect for first-time visitors and those short on time. During your Tokyo exploration you’ll marvel at the city’s Meiji Jingu Shrine, see the Imperial Palace East Garden and stop at Asakusa Kannon Temple (known as Senso-ji). Finish your excursion at the busy Ginza shopping district and the colorful Nakamise Street, another commercial hotspot. This overview of the temples, shopping and shrines of Tokyo includes a guide, transportation between sites, and entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Day Trip to Mt Fuji, Kawaguchiko and Mt Fuji Panoramic Ropeway

This scenic day trip is an ideal choice for those wanting to swap the busy city of Tokyo for natural outdoor beauty. You’ll travel with ease in a comfortable bus to Kawaguchiko, where you’ll see incredible views of Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi. No need to worry about bringing lunch with you as a delicious lunch in Fuji-Q Highland is included. You’ll also access incredible views from an excursion ship, and Mount Fuji Panoramic Ropeway.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours

Experience Old and Nostalgic Tokyo: Yanaka Walking Tour

Step back in time to ancient Tokyo during this 3.5-hour exploration of the city’s historic Yanaka district. Discover a different side of the sprawling Japanese capital that dates back to its Edo period of the 16th through 19th centuries, admiring the area’s charming mix of temples, springtime cherry blossoms and timeless ‘reien’ (cemetery). A included guide will accompany you on your visit, providing additional details about Japanese history and local culture.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Best of Tokyo: Japanese Traditions, Shopping and Food Tour (Small Group)

Ultra-modern Tokyo still holds many old-fashioned surprises when you know where to go. On this 3-hour walking tour in the Ningyocho and Nihonbashi districts, your local guide shares hidden gems such as long-established shops that carry traditional musical instruments and incense. Learn about classic Japanese art forms and see vendors with stationery, calligraphy materials, gold-leaf decor and more. You'll also taste some favorite snacks while exploring a lesser-known side of Tokyo, traveling with a small group limited to 12 people for a personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Tokyo Half-day Private Custom Tour with National Licensed Guide

This half-day tour is an ideal choice for time-tight travelers visiting Tokyo. Avoid the hassle of navigating by having a private guide to take you around the city. A perk of the tour is that you won’t waste time going to sights that don’t interest you, as the route can be customized. A sample itinerary may include Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Shibuya Crossing, Takeshita Street in Harajuku, Imperial Palace, and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Orient yourself on your first day in Tokyo, and see the city through the eyes of a local. During this customized tour with your personal host, learn how to navigate and use Tokyo’s transport system. Choose from the city’s most famous attractions, or explore up-and-coming neighborhoods. Understand cultural practices, find the best places to eat, and get advice on Tokyo’s nightlife scene.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Sushi Class, Sake Pairing and Tokyo Fish Market Insider Tour

Make sushi in Tokyo’s famous outer Tsukiji Fish Market, and learn from the sushi masters who honed their skills in the city’s top restaurants. The half-day masterclass is aimed at beginner cooks, who want to understand the ingredients and learn to prepare classic sushi, too. Shop in the market for ingredients, fillet the fish to make the sushi, then sit down to eat. Up to five types of sake are also included for you to try.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Tokyo Highlights Afternoon Tour and Sumida River Cruise

Take in some of the top sights in Tokyo during this 3.5-hour sightseeing excursion and river cruise perfect for those short on time. Get a sky-high view of the city from the 40th floor of the World Trade Center building, before exploring the sacred confines of Asakusa Kannon Temple, strolling the shops of Nakamise Street and then stopping by the Imperial Palace and Ginza district. Your experience finishes with a relaxing 40-minute cruise. This Tokyo exploration and cruise also includes a guide, all entrance fees and pickup from select hotels.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Private Half-Day Kamakura with Kotokuin (Great Buddha) from Tokyo

Leave the modern world behind on a private full-day tour of Kamakura, a historic city replete with Zen Buddhist architecture. With a personal guide, you’ll travel from Tokyo in a private vehicle and tick off top Kamakura attractions such as the Shrine of Tsuragoaka Hachimangu, the Engaku-Ji Temple, and 47-foot (14-meter) tall bronze Buddha statue of Kotokuin (Great Buddha of Kamakura). Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
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Walking Food Tour in Yurakucho, Shimbashi and Ginza

Explore the streets of Tokyo during an evening food walking tour with an expert guide. You’ll sample yakitori accompanied by two drinks and enjoy food tastings plus dessert at three popular and traditional venues. Start amid Yurakucho’s rustic charm, continue on to modern Ginza, and finish your 3-hour tour among a maze of local eateries in Shimbashi.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

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Discover A World Of Ramen In Tokyo

Japan is known for its amazing ramen, and this tour is the ideal way to learn more about it. Meet a passionate ramen guide and enjoy a tour through Okachimachi or Ikebukuro neighborhood. The tour is a great way to discover local spots that you wouldn’t find alone, and to get top tips for the rest of your trip. It’ll be a stress-free experience as at least three different ramen tastings, and three drinks are included.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Expert Led Tour of Tokyo: Japanese Aesthetics & Architecture

Explore the modernist architectural heritage of Japan during this small-group walking tour covering the Tokyo neighborhoods of Harajuku, Omotesando, and Roppongi. Follow a local scholar as you learn the principles behind Japanese design philosophy, touching on its influence across architecture, fashion, and art. Along the way, you’ll visit some of Tokyo’s most interesting modern skyscrapers, explore the subcultures of Harajuku, and stop by the Meiji shrine for an example of traditional architecture. This intimate tour, limited to just six guests, ensures a personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Tokyo Morning Sightseeing Tour

Enjoy the best attractions the Japanese capital has to offer in a short time period as you sample the city’s shopping and culture on this 3.5-hour Tokyo city tour. Join a guide as you explore famous Tokyo landmarks like the iconic Tokyo Tower, the serene Asakusa Kannon Buddhist temple and make a brief stop for photos outside the Imperial Palace. Your morning Tokyo excursion also includes, entrance fees and a souvenir city map to continue your exploration.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes

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Private Tokyo food scene 6 hour experience: Depatika, street food, izakaya

• Private, fully inclusive, customizable 6 hour experience of Tokyo's food scene.• Visit three distinct neighbourhoods and experience 3 distinct food scenes• Check out Tokyo's biggest department store food hall.• Explore Jujo's traditional 'shoutengai' shopping arcade and try an array of delicious street food.• Enjoy a night out in Akabane, an off the tourist radar drinking area famous for its retro atmosphere and delicious food.• Rub shoulders with the locals in a raucous standing bar.• Experience a full meal at a traditional izakaya.• Try a huge array of food and drinks.• No hidden costs.• Off the beaten path locations.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Discover Tokyo's Otaku Culture

Experience Tokyo’s geek culture with an insider guide on this half-day excursion. Craft a custom itinerary that suits your interests and immerse yourself in Japan’s world of otaku with a passionate local. Get to know all things anime, manga, and “cosplay”—or costumed play—and head to well-known gathering spots like the Nakano Broadway shopping center and the electric stores in Akihabara.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Tokyo Exclusive Electric Bike Tour

See many of the must-see highlights of Tokyo in a handy day trip that’s ideal for travelers short on time in Tokyo. This fun electric bike tour of Tokyo is a great combination of convenience and exercise, as it’s suitable for a range of fitness and experience levels. Cover much more ground than would be possible on a walking tour, and see things on a more intimate level than you would on a bus tour.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Half-Day Tour of Kamakura from Tokyo

Explore the rich spiritual history and fascinating sights of Kamakura during this 5-hour trip from Tokyo. Visit a mix of Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples as you get a sense for the religious heritage of this Japanese city, which is home to number of famous attractions like the 42-foot (13-meter) tall Great Buddha statue. A tasty Japanese-style lunch at a high-end restaurant is also included.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours


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