Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour

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  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2142TYO_A100

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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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal or selected hotels in Tokyo
Departure Time:
9.00am from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details:

Concludes at the Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal at approximately 5.10pm

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Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour

Tokyo Tower, Tokyo

  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Traditional tea ceremony
  • 40-minute Sumida River cruise
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup (from selected hotels)
  • Free souvenir map of Tokyo
  • Local taxes
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop off
Additional Information:

  • 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)
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Abi A, August 2014

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

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

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Tour code: 2142TYO_A100