Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour
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.
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
- Vegetarian meal option available
- Lunch included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Hotel pickup included
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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Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Concludes at the Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal at approximately 5.10pm
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Tokyo Tower, Tokyo
- Professional guide
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Traditional tea ceremony
- 40-minute Sumida River cruise
- Entrance fees
- Hotel pickup (from selected hotels)
- Free souvenir map of Tokyo
- Local taxes
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel drop off
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- Infant meals not included
- When Happo-en Garden is closed, we will visit Meiji Jingu Shrine instead. The Happo-en will be closed between July 16 and August 23; on these dates, the tea ceremony will be replaced with a guided visit to the Meiji Jingu Shrine
- Due to overcrowding, the Sumida River Cruise will be changed to cherry blossom viewing in Sumida Park during cherry blossom season in the spring (tentative dates: Mar. 31-Apr. 8)
Reviewed by: Felice M, 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
Reviewed by: Lisa S, August 2014
Nobu was an amazing guide. She was knowledgeable and funny. It was a great day.