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Sushi Making and Tsukiji Fish Market Morning Tour from Tokyo

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  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration: 4.5 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2142TYO_CUL220
On this ultimate sushi-lover’s tour, you'll visit the world's largest fish market — Tsukiji Fish Market — and try your hand at making sushi, which you’ll then enjoy for lunch. Learn from a sushi master how to make both rolls and nigiri, and meet Tokyo locals who are also in the class. Subway transport to the market with a guide is included.


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Lunch included
  • Hotel pickup included
Your sushi-themed morning tour starts at the Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal in Tokyo, where you’ll meet your guide and head by subway to the Tsukiji Fish Market, the world's largest fish and seafood market and one of the largest wholesale markets of any kind.

The market is split into the inner market, the wholesale portion that is restricted to visitors, and the outer market, the retail portion that features food stands, restaurants and shops selling Japanese kitchen tools. With your guide, stay in the outer market for about 45 minutes to explore the many stalls packed with exotic seafood and learn about the types of fish you’ll work with at your cooking class.

Next, your tour continues at a popular sushi restaurant for your sushi-making class. This cooking school is popular with both locals and visitors, and your guide will translate your teacher’s instructions.

Learn the art of making sushi — both rolls and nigiri — before sitting down to enjoy your creations for lunch.

Your tour concludes at the entrance to Tsukiji Station, where your guide can direct you to your preferred location.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Tour departs from the Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal or select hotels; please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure time

Departure Time:
    • 7:40am from Cerulean Tower Tokyu and Metropolitan Tokyo (Ikebukuro) 
    • 7:50am from New Otani Tokyo
    • 8:05am from Hyatt Regency, New Sanno and Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
    • 8:15am from Courtyard by Marriot Tokyo Ginza and Tokyo Station
    • 8:20am from Tokyo Dome and ANA InterContinental Tokyo
    • 8:40am from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal

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

    4.5 hours
    Return Details:

    Tour concludes at Tsukiji Station

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    Sushi Making and Tsukiji Fish Market Morning Tour from Tokyo

    Sushi Making and Tsukiji Fish Market Morning Tour from Tokyo

    • One-way subway transport to Tsukiji Fish Market
    • Sushi-making class, including lunch
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup (select hotels only)
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Hotel pickup, unless specified
    • Transportation after the sushi-making class
    • Gratuities
    Additional Information:
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Note: The fish market tuna auction is not included on this tour
    • During the sushi class, you may be placed in groups with Tokyo locals or other visitors
    • The location of the sushi class may be changed to Ginza; in this case, you will take public transportation to Ginza with your guide, and the tour will end in Ginza after the class
    • Please note, hotel pickup is available from selected hotels in Tokyo and must be requested at least 24hrs in advance. If you cannot find your hotel on the list, please choose the nearest hotel offered (except for New Sanno).
      Hotel pickup at New Sanno is only offered for guests of the New Sanno Hotel. 
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    Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 8 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

    Traveler Reviews

    Reviewed by: John, June 2016

    Excellent tour. Walked around the fish market, similar to an open bizarre. The sushi class was fun and very informative.

    Reviewed by: Ann-marie C, June 2016

    It was fantastic! Everybody's reviews I'd read prior to booking stated how good this tour was and they were right! I'm really glad I did it. The walk around the Tsukiji Fish Market - although fairly quick, was enough I went back afterwards but really we saw most of it and the tour really was enough. It was good to stay with the group even though we were offered the opportunity to go through the inner market and meet up with the tour guide afterwards although it was busy and I and a couple of others didn't want to get lost. The outer market is interesting and we got to see the small kitchens the cooks work in in the restaurants. It was good having someone in the know and someone whose English was very good guide us through the market as well as keep us safe from the whizzing forklifts and other vehicles.

    The sushi workshop was excellent! I would definitely find a way to include it in the next school trip as I think students would love it. I loved it. I had originally thought I knew how to make sushi, but learning it from a real Japanese chef and trying not only maki zushi rolled sushi but also hand rolled sushi and nigiri fish on rice and learning and trying the proper technique. It was fun, engaging and was lovely meeting people from other cultures.

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