Take a short tour of Tokyo, the cultural capital of Japan.

Tokyo is full of fascinating contradictions, and a private guided tour is a great way to encounter the many characters of the city. Try delicate Japanese cuisine, boat the Sumida River and enjoy the hospitality of a ryokan (traditional inn). Visit a sumo stable, explore ornate gardens and be sure to sample some sashimi at the Tsukiji fish market.

Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Short Breaks - Independent Adventures
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 5
Group size
Min 1, Max 0
Carbon offset
200kg pp per trip


  • Visit a Sumo stable
  • Sample sashimi at Tsukiji - the world's largest fish market
  • Experience the buzz of modern Tokyo
  • Cruise under the bridges of the Sumida River
  • Relax in immaculate Japanese Zen gardens


Arrive in fascinating Tokyo city and settle in at a ryokan (traditional Japanese inn). Perhaps choose to prepare for this incredible adventure with a walk along the Sumida River, visit to Senso Temple or have a meal at one of the many bars and restaurants in nearby Asakusa.
Spend the next two days enjoying a thorough tour of Tokyo - a place where bright lights and big buildings compete for space with tranquil Zen gardens and temples from bygone eras. Try delicate Japanese cuisine, enjoy a boat cruise on the Sumida River and delve into the city's high-tech underbelly while travelling on its world-class public transport system. Experience Japanese culture past and present - visit a sumo stable, explore ornate gardens and be sure to sample some of the freshest sashimi on the planet at the Tsukiji Fish Market. Also enjoy the opportunity to spend free time doing some personal sightseeing in Tokyo - the cherry blossoms in Ueno Park in springtime are not to be missed!
Enjoy free time exploring Tokyo, or perhaps hit the shops, before bidding farewell to this exciting city.
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3 breakfasts
Bus, Ferry, Metro
Ryokan (3 nights)
Included activities
  • Hamarikyu Garden
  • Meiji Shrine
  • Sumida river cruise
  • Sumo stables (if accessible)
  • Tokyo - Tsukiji Fish Market


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