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Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour

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This is the ultimate whistle-stop day tour around Tokyo and an ideal choice for visitors with limited time in Japan's capital. Skip the lines and see panoramic views of Tokyo’s skyline from Tokyo Tower then learn about Japanese traditions during a tea ceremony. Enjoy lunch, visit Niju-bashi Bridge, and end the day with a Sumida River cruise on this hassle-free option. 
Highlights
  • Hassle-free day trip with entrance fees and lunch included
  • See the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo—Asakusa Kannon Temple
  • View Japan from an impressive vantage point on a Sumida River Cruise
  • Beat the crowds with a skip-the-line ticket for Tokyo Tower
What to Expect
The day begins with designated meeting point. The first stop, Tokyo Tower, gives you the best views of Tokyo’s skyline. If you want to delve into Japan’s historic traditions, you’ll be a part of a traditional tea ceremony and afterwards, there's a chance to visit a Japanese garden full of bonsai trees and remnants from the Edo period.
After lunch, you'll visit the Imperial Palace. Your guide tells you about Japan’s past and all its historical figures and architecture. After seeing Niju-bashi Bridge, you’ll head to Hinode Pier for a river cruise under 12 bridges. The Nakamise streets are a great place to buy handicrafts and you’ll also visit Senso-ji—Tokyo’s oldest Buddhist temple. The day ends at Tokyo station.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant day out becoming acquainted with what Tokyo has to offer. Short stop at each venue (40 min or so) but more than enough time to take in the sights and learn all about the Japanese way of life from past to present. Lunch was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Emma S
Reviewed 14 May 2019 via mobile

A fantastic full day adventure. Our guide, Fuji San, was good fun and kept adding interesting notes along the way. The highlights were the garden visit, the Imperial Palace and the temple. Theres a beautiful lunch included as well. Wear comfy shoes, there's a lot...More

1  Thank casper3953
Reviewed 5 April 2019

One of my preferred tours in japan - tour guide was kind, helpful and knowledgeable. For our second day in japan it felt like it was a good kick-start

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 29 March 2019

We were so tired after the previous day traveling to Japan, we loved getting on a bus and touring the sites the next day. Our tour guide was so nice and knowledgable. We did so much in the first day it was amazing. My 10...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 28 December 2018

This tour is great for those that have a limited time in Tokyo. The tour opens with a visit to Tokyo Tower, which i not the tallest communication tower in Tokyo any longer. So, the views are good, but not spectacular. The tea ceremony location...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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14 November 2018|
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I think sunrise tours runs all year round and that this would be a regular one - checked their website and they have tours for 2019 and JTB has offices in Australia phone 1300739330.
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yes they have english speaking guides and they are very good
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