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Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park: One-Day Pass Ticket

1. Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park: One-Day Pass Ticket

The Fuji-Q One-Day Pass (includes Fuji-Q and Thomas land) will get you all day access to Fuji-Q Highland and unlimited access to rides. Get ready to feel your heart to race as you explore Fuji-Q Highland where you can enjoy four top major roller coasters with the iconic Mount Fuji in the background. Get your thrills on Fujiyama, the tallest and fastest roller coaster, the 10th fastest, 8th tallest, and 5th longest ride in the world. Check out Do-dodonpa’s new vertical loop and the world's fastest acceleration of any roller coaster, at a speed of 111.9 miles per hour in 1.6 seconds. Takabisha is famous for having a drop angle of 121-degrees, the steepest coaster in the world. On Eejanaika, you can experience life in 4-D. When you’re not on an exciting coaster ride, check out the Labyrinth of Fear, anime-themed rides, and kid-friendly rides.

Fuji-Q Highland: Afternoon Pass Ticket

2. Fuji-Q Highland: Afternoon Pass Ticket

The Fuji-Q Afternoon Pass, including Fuji-Q and Thomas Land, will give you full-day access not only to Fuji-Q Highland, but also to unlimited rides. Get ready to feel your heart race as you explore Fuji-Q Highland, where you can enjoy four major roller coasters with the iconic Mt. Fuji in the background. Test your limits on thrilling roller coasters, like the Fujiyama, the 10th fastest roller coaster in the world with views of Mt. Fuji. Jump on Do・dodonpa with its vertical loop and be sure to check out Takabisha, the steepest roller coaster in the world. Apart from the roller coasters, you can also enjoy Fuji-Q Highland park's other thrills, such as the Super Scary Labyrinth of Fear. For the less thrill-inclined folk in your group, there are anime-themed rides. Make sure to head to "Thomas Land" and "Lisa and Gaspard Town" for a fun-filled time for the kids in your group. Fuji-Q Highland is a great time for all ages.

Naha, Okinawa: Half-Day Kerama Islands Snorkeling Tour

3. Naha, Okinawa: Half-Day Kerama Islands Snorkeling Tour

Embark on a half-day snorkeling excursion from Naha and discover the breathtaking beauty of the Kerama Islands. Swim amid colorful fish and discover stunning natural seascapes. Enjoy the convenience of a tour with a roundtrip transfer service. Start your sea adventure with pickup from your hotel or designated meeting point. Head to the Naha shop to check in and fill out all necessary health and safety paperwork. Next, undergo a fitting of your snorkel gear to make sure everything fits comfortably, and head to the boat in the wharf. Climb on board and get acquainted with the boat’s facilities. Go to the upper deck to admire the view. Breathe in the fresh air while undergoing a briefing on how to snorkel. Once at sea, jump in and begin to explore the crystal-clear waters of the famous national park. Encounter the marine life and play among colorful corals. Look around as you might spot sea turtles. Use the hot showers on the boat when you are done swimming. Afterward, sail back to Naha port to proceed with check-out. Be driven back to your hotel or drop-off point. Return with great memories and photos of the underwater adventure.

Naha: Kerama Blue Sea Parasailing Experience

4. Naha: Kerama Blue Sea Parasailing Experience

Meet at Naha Migusuku Port and leave on a small boat towards the Kerama islands off the coast of Naha. Once you get to the parasailing point, you will listen to a safety briefing and then start parasailing. Enjoy the fantastic views of the Kerama Blue from an altitude of 200 meters. After the parasailing adventure, you will head back to Naha port.

Naha, Okinawa: Keramas Island Snorkeling Day Trip with Lunch

5. Naha, Okinawa: Keramas Island Snorkeling Day Trip with Lunch

Embark on a full-day snorkeling excursion from Naha and explore the breathtaking beauty of the Kerama Islands. Swim over colorful fish, discover stunning natural seascapes, and enjoy the convenience of a tour with roundtrip pickup service and lunch included. Start your sea adventure with pickup from your hotel or designated pick-up point. Head to the Naha office to check-in you and fill out all necessary health and safety paperwork.  Next, do a fitting of your snorkel gear to make sure everything fits comfortably, and then follow the staff to find the boat in the wharf. Climb on board and get to know the boat’s facilities. Go up to the upper deck to admire the views and breathe in the fresh air while you are briefed on how to snorkel. Once at sea, jump in and begin to explore the crystal-clear waters of the famous national park. Mingle with sea animals and play among colorful corals. If you’re lucky, you might spot sea turtles.  Head to two different points to see different seascapes. Along the way, take a break and enjoy a lunchbox to replenish your energy. Use the hot showers on the boat when you are done swimming. Afterward, sail back to Naha port and be driven back to your hotel or drop-off point.

teamLab Planets TOKYO: Digital Art Museum Entrance Ticket

6. teamLab Planets TOKYO: Digital Art Museum Entrance Ticket

Enter teamLab Planets TOKYO and discover the incredible immersive art exhibition within. This full-body digital art experience allows visitors to enter completely into the artworks, with stimulation for all five senses. In this unique exhibition, each visitor’s presence impacts the artwork to finally become a part of it. The exhibition space includes several areas, covering over 10,000 square meters in total. Explore the great variety of installations, with different lights, sounds, and materials to mesmerize every guest. Don't miss the chance to visit this impressive digital exhibition, scheduled until fall 2020, on your trip to Tokyo.

Tokyo Skytree Admission Ticket

7. Tokyo Skytree Admission Ticket

Arrive at TOKYO SKYTREE® and head up to the 4th floor, where you're greeted by friendly staff. Here, you'll get your ticket and head straight into an elevator that takes you shooting seamlessly up to the 1,150-foot (350-m) Tembo Deck in no time. The enormous, circular deck features windows on all sides, allowing you 360-degree views of Tokyo City. See the winding Sumida River, look for the Tokyo Dome, and even find the Tokyo Tower—interactive displays help you pick out points of interest too. If you choose to visit the Tembo Galleria, hop into another elevator and rush up to the 1,475-foot (450-m) viewing space. The Galleria features a long, sloping spiral ramp that offers an even more dynamic view of the city. On your way back to the ground, stop by Floor 345 to check out the gift shop, and pause at Floor 340 for a dizzying view straight down from a section of sturdy glass flooring.

Naha: Day Trip to Tokashiki Island with Lunch

8. Naha: Day Trip to Tokashiki Island with Lunch

Embark on a round-trip ferry ride between Naha and Tokashiki Island. Encounter the beauty of nature on this day tour of the world-class Kerama Blue. Enjoy swimming in the beautiful sea. Depart from Naha on a 70-minute cruise. After arrival at Tokashiki Port, benefit from a transfer to get to Aharen Beach. Look for a microbus with a sign that says "Sea Friend" on it. Enjoy the scenery on the way from Tokashiki Port to Aharen Beach. Aharen Beach is the bigger of the island's 2 main beaches. Relax on the white-sand shores along waters that are separated into swimming and snorkeling zones. It is equipped with beach huts, restaurants, toilet, and shower facilities. Enjoy free time to swim. Take a leisurely walk around and feel the tropical mood. Admire the beauty of the clear sea waters referred to as Kerama Blue. Transfer from Aharen beach to Tokashiki Port when going back to Naha by ferry. Take the opportunity to shop at a local souvenir shop. The tour finishes upon arrival at Tomari Port in Naha city.

Tokyo Tower: Admission Ticket

9. Tokyo Tower: Admission Ticket

Located in the center of Tokyo, Tokyo Tower is one of the city's most iconic landmarks, built in 1958. Situated near the JR line station, Hamamatsucho, it's convenient to get to from anywhere in the city. The tower's bright red color makes it stand out from nearby buildings during the day and beautiful light-scapes at night make this landmark a truly breathtaking sight 24/7. The lighting concept is designed by the world-famous lighting designer Ishii Shogo, and the lighting time is between sunset and midnight. The color of the light changes in the seasons: burning bright white in the summer, and orange in the spring, autumn, and winter. The tower has a large observation deck at 490 feet and a special observation deck at 820 feet. It offers panoramic views of the city and even Mount Fuji on sunny days. In addition to the entrance of the observatory, there is also a themed aquarium and a variety of souvenirs available for purchase.

From Osaka : Private Full-day Tour to Kyoto

10. From Osaka : Private Full-day Tour to Kyoto

Start the tour with pick up from central Osaka and travel to historic Kyoto. Over the course of the day, you'll be presented with a balanced view of this historic city and its surroundings. The Arashiyama district is the first stop, and it is here where you'll be introduced to Japanese garden and temple design. Tenryu-ji Temple has one of the most outstanding, timeless examples of Japanese gardens surrounding it's simple-but-majestic temple buildings. Then it's time for a walk up through the famous bamboo grove - a photo opportunity not to be missed - before arriving at the entrance to luxurious Okochi Sanso. Here you will try some matcha (Japanese green tea), before exploring the winding paths that connect the buildings, views, and garden areas. Afterwards, you'll enjoy a stroll alongside the river, then have free time for lunch and even a bit of shopping, if you wish. Next, enjoy the atmospheric streets of the Goin district, complete with a gurgling stream and rows of traditional tea house and restaurant buildings.  Not far from the Gion is Fushimi Inari-taisha, arguably the most famous Shinto shrine complex in the entire region. After having a look around you'll end your tour with a visit to the famous Torii gate.

For many tourists from other parts of the world, Japan is one of the most exotic destinations on earth. Anyone curious about visiting the Land of the Rising Sun will find plenty of activities to do in both the cities and the countryside.

Mt. Fuji is one of the most iconic sights in Japan. Tourists can enjoy seeing the majestic peak and can also take advantage of a stop at Hakone, a famous nearby resort. This excursion also includes a Lake Ashi boat cruise.

Travelers can also do sightseeing at Kyoto, which is known for its unique landmarks, such as a large wooden temple and several statues and shrines. Tourists can visit special shops here to purchase souvenirs. Travelers can also take a trip from this city to Nara, a place where visitors can see shrines and can see elegant deer in the region's deer park.

Tokyo has a number of great attractions as well. One of these is the Tokyo Tower, from which visitors can view the city on the observation deck. Travelers will be able to see the Imperial Palace Plaza and the various waterways surrounding the plaza. Once at street level again, tourists can then view the vibrant markets and temples. From Tokyo, visitors can view more of Japan's natural beauty. This excursion takes participants to waterfalls and shrines found at Kegon and Nikko.

Other Sightseeing Options in Japan

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