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Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo

Join a full-day guided tour from Tokyo that travels to Mt Fuji, then continues to nearby Lake Ashi and the Mt Komagatake Ropeway. Enjoy the ease of comfortable transportation and a knowledgeable guide, who will accompany you to the revered Mt Fuji's 5th Station. Take a short boat cruise on Lake Ashi and climb by aerial tram to the top of Mt Komagatake for views of Mt Fuji. Return to Tokyo by bullet train in the evening after taking in some of Japan’s iconic highlights.
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  • 11 hours
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US$148.00
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  • 11 hours

Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo

See the highlights of Kyoto on a full-day tour from Tokyo. Learn about the history of the region from your guide as you visit top attractions including Mt Fuji, Fushimi Inari Taisha, Sanjusangen-do Hall, and Kioyomizu-dera Temple. Enjoy a delicious lunch in Kyoto, and take a round-trip ride on the super-speed bullet train.
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
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US$309.00
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes

Nikko National Park Day Trip from Tokyo

Enhance your experience of Nikko National Park on an enriching full-day excursion from Tokyo. Feast your eyes upon breathtaking countryside, sacred shrines, and stunning temples as you explore the region with an accomplished guide. Visit Toshogu Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage site dedicated to Shinto worship, and hear about the structure’s fascinating history. Opt for the upgrade to pleasure your palate with a traditional Japanese lunch, and then absorb the natural splendor of Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls. Plus, enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from Tokyo on this comprehensive tour.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours

Watch Morning Practice at a Sumo Stable in Tokyo

Visit a sumo training center in Tokyo to observe the morning practice. Spend approximately two hours watching the sumo wrestlers train and observe the rules and regulations of sumo. It’s a rare chance for visitors to glimpse this exclusive world, and a fascinating window into a Japanese tradition.
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  • 60 to 180 hours
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US$81.00
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  • 60 to 180 hours

Tokyo City Tour: Private Chauffeur Guide with Chartered Car

A chauffeured private tour is the perfect way to see Tokyo if you have a limited time or want to get your bearings in the city. Enjoy round trip transportation from your accommodation in a luxury vehicle. Relax on a full day excursion that showcases the diversity of Tokyo, from its high tech present to its traditional roots. Customize the tour to your must-see locations.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$859.00
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Best of Edo Japan: Nikko National Park and Edo Wonderland Day Trip from Tokyo

Immerse yourself in the captivating history and rich culture of Nikko on a partially guided full-day tour from Tokyo. Delve into the eventful Tokugawa era during a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Nikko Toshogu Shrine, and then venture to the extravagant Edo Wonderland, a colorful enclave in which geishas, samurais and ninjas roam amid period villages. Watch an entertaining theatrical show to catch a glimpse of Japanese culture and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from Tokyo.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours

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2-Day Mount Fuji Climbing Tour English speaking guide from Tokyo

◆No.1 Mt. Fuji Climbing Tour for foreigners! More than 3,500 climbers chose this tour! Even a first time climber can reach the peak for the sunrise!◆An English-speaking climbing guide and tour conductor will accompany you. The tour will proceed at a slow pace and take moderate breaks. The goal is to get to the top without overdoing it therefore even people who are not confident about their stamina can climb safely.◆1 night stay at a Mountain hut(original 8th station) and 2 meals included.◆Collateral traveler's insurance included.【You can choose one of 2 plans!】1-Standard Plan (Mountaineering Gears are not included)2-With 6 Basic Rental Mountaineering Gears Plan *6 basic essential equipment for mountain climbing, included helmet, rain gear, climbing boots, stock, rucksack and head lamp. Please let us know your shoe size and clothes size in the remark column at the end of reservation.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days

Must See Tokyo in a Day

See Tokyo like a local with this trip around town, complete with a local host. You'll get to visit many of the city's top attractions and off-the-beaten-track gems, with stops to eat and drink at local cafes. Your guide will also be on hand to give you advice and recommendations as you plan for the rest of your trip. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

1 Day Private Nikko World Heritage Tour (Charter) - English Speaking Driver

Head to Nikko with a private driver to discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Toshogu Shrine, savor an authentic yuba gozen lunch, and see the Kegon Falls. Perfect if you’re looking for an easy day trip, this option is customizable to you. Chat with your driver as you travel, and put together an itinerary that’s focused on the Nikko sights you want to see.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$602.00
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Tokyo Day Trip to Coastal Kamakura

Experience Kamakura’s nature and history with a local host on this all-day excursion. After a complimentary train trip from Tokyo, enjoy a custom-crafted itinerary in this one-time capital of medieval Japan. Explore beautiful Shinto shrines in the forest, marvel at brilliant cherry blossoms, and admire the “Great Buddha,” a massive, nearly 800-year-old bronze sculpture of Amida Buddha.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$75.00
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

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Mt. Fuji&Hakone Tour, with private vehicle from Tokyo 23Wards to Hakone/Odawara

We offer you several selling points other travel companies could never provide.・The driver has national certified guide license. That makes this tour economy. He plays double rolls as a driver and a tour guide.・The meeting point and farewell point are completely on your demands within Tokyo which makes your schedule flexible. ・This tour is completely private owned tour. You don’t have to worry what if you would be late for assembling time or taking energetic children. This course is very useful for those who transfer from Tokyo to West Japan, like Osaka and Kyoto.Some people would like to do sightseeing around Hakone by one day excursion before they arrive at Osaka or Kyoto. We pick them up at hotel in Tokyo and send them off to Odawara Station where the bullet trains or Shinkansen stop there to head for west. Others might stay at Hakone which is famous for good hot spa. We pick them up at hotel in Tokyo and drop off to hotel in Hakone.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Nikko Scenic Spots and UNESCO Shrine - Full Day Bus Tour from Tokyo

Experience the nature and culture of Nikko and its surroundings on this all-day adventure. After boarding a comfortable bus, admire the magnificent landscapes of Lake Chuzenji and 318-foot (97-meter) Kegon Falls. Enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch and visit shrines dedicated to Tokugawa Shogunate’s most revered leader and Nikko’s three sacred mountains.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 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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US$46.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Nikko Private Tour by public transportation

You can enjoy a guided sightseeing tour only with your family and friends.This tour is a tour using public transportation.Guides and you go to the destination by the Tobu limited train or Shinkansen bullet train. You can choose transportation after booking. It is also good to use JR Pass or Nikko Pass.This tour includes Shinkyo Bridge,Nikko Toshogu shrine,Chuzenji Lake and Kegon Waterfalls.If you want to add other places, you can consult with the guide. Why do not you plan a special tour exclusively for you?Enjoy ancient structures and sculptures of Japan at Shinkyo Bridge and Nikko Toshogu shrine.Kegon Waterfalls:Enjoy the scenery and sounds of the waterfall that rushes down from a height of 97 metersChuzenji Lake:The height of the sea level is 1296 meters. It is a lake in a high place in Japan.For details, please read [what to expect][inclusions,exclusions] page
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$86.00
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Kawaguchi-ko In A Day: The Ultimate Experience

You’ll weave through the streets of Kawaguchi-ko with your Host and discover the charming hot spring resort town of Japan. With the sweeping views of Mount Fuji as a backdrop, discover the natural beauty of Kawaguchi-ko- the gateway to Fuji’s five lakes. Depending on when you visit, you could visit the stunning autumn leaf foliage, cherry blossom tree phenomena or flower festival season. With your hand-selected Host, float through the Kawaguchiko Natural Living Centre or perhaps you could head to an onsen hot spring spa, a music forest, one of the area’s art museums or simply admire the seasonal delights at the best of Fuji. We will pair you up with a like-minded host who would love to share with you their favourite parts of Kawaguchi-ko. That city is more than a place, but a feeling. And so that’s exactly what you’ll experience on your day. Your Host will suggest an itinerary and agree upon a meeting time and place, but you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 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
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Private Chartered Taxi Tour of Tokyo

You can enjoy a guided sightseeing trip only with your family and friends.This tour includes Tsukiji, Hama rikyu, Senso-ji Temple,Tokyo Skytree, and Imperial Palace. If you want to add other places, you can consult with the guide. 1.Tsukiji Jogaii Market : Try fresh seafood and traditional Japanese food at Tsukiji outer market.These are ideal for breakfast and lunch.2.Hama Rikyu Gardens:Let's take a walk through Hama Rikyu.It is a metropolitan park with the palace of the Tokugawa shoguns and a building used as a palace for the emperor.3.Senso-ji Temple:You can take a walk around Sensoji and enjoy ancient buildings such as the Kaminarimon gate and the five-storied pagoda.4.Imperial Palace:we will go sightseeing in the Imperial Palace.5.Tokyo Skytree:From the world's tallest tower Tokyo skytree, enjoy the vast scenery including Tokyo, Chiba and Kanagawa.Why do not you plan a special tour exclusively for you?For details, please read [what to expect] [inclusions,exclusions] page.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 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
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
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Ramen Tasting - Mini Bowl Ramen Tour

You’re traveling in Tokyo, and you want to try authentic ramen – but you’re overwhelmed by the choices. Join Tokyo’s first-ever ramen tasting tour, and sample up to 6 mini-bowls of different types of ramen at 3 award-winning ramen shops. Learn about the unique flavors of ramen, from spicy fish to savory pork, and learn about its history and how to eat it like a local.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$115.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Private tour - Enjoy your first trip to Tokyo! All the must-sees full tour!

First time visiting Tokyo? Where to go? This is the perfect plan for you, see all the must-sees!Start at Meiji Shrine in Harajuku, enjoy the shrine surrounded by nature. Then climb Tokyo’s icon, Tokyo Tower and enjoy the view of this mega city. For lunch, try some tasty seafood at Tsukiji and then walk up the boutique town, Ginza. Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace are also close by. Lastly, buy some souvenirs in Asakusa.It is a tour packed with various genres, food, nature, and landscapes! You will learn about the history and directions of each sight, after this tour of Tokyo, there is no doubt you be familiar with the history of Tokyo. Let’s discover all the must-sees in Tokyo!
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.00
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour

Enjoy a memorable rickshaw ride through the streets of Asakusa, one of Tokyo’s most picturesque and historic neighborhoods, on this easily-customizable 30-min, 45-min, 1-hour, 2-hour, or 3-hour tour offering several different ride lengths. Sit back and relax as your knowledgeable driver peddles you past some of the city’s iconic sites, lovely gardens, towering skyscrapers and historic shops, passing cherry and maple trees as you go. It’s a great way to take a relaxed, informative, ride through this atmospheric area of Tokyo.
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  • 30 to 180 minutes
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Day Trip to Hakone and Mount Fuji

Take a day away from the business of the city and spend a day with a local who has the same interests on this day trip to Hakone from Tokyo. Hakone is a small town in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, which is known for its hot springs and excellent views of Mount Fuji over Lake Ashinoko. As your host shares insights into local life, stroll though the national park, see the red Hakone Shrine, and soak up the rejuvenating waters of a traditional onsen (hot spring bath, at own expense).
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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