8. Tokyo: Morning Sightseeing Bus Tour
Discover 12 Tokyo must-see/must-do places and activities on the deluxe coach in the morning! In this tour we will take you to most famous places in Tokyo such as Meiji Shrine, Asakusa, Imperial Palace and most popular activities such as worshiping at the shrine, shopping at Japanese old shopping street and drinking matcha!
We start the tour from the center of Tokyo, Shinjuku (Love statue) at 8am. A comfortable air-conditioned coach will pass by Kabukicho, which is a popular Japanese pub hopping area.
The bus will first take you to “Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine”, one of the most famous Shinto shrines in Japan. The shrine was built in 1921, and it was made for the emperor Meiji and it is surrounded by beautiful forest that you will forget that you are actually in the middle of Tokyo. Take a deep breath here and feel the sacred atmosphere of the Japanese shrine.
Then we will pass by Takeshita Avenue, which represents Harajuku and is known as the center of Japanese pop culture, and lead to Omotesando shopping district. We will also pass by National Diet Building which is the Japanese parliament house with a beautiful Symmetrical building built in 1936.
Our bus will stop at Imperial Palace where the current residence of the Imperial family, also it is the site of Edo Castle, a castle in Tokyo. We will visit either the East Garden (traditional Japanese Gardens) or the Niju-bashi Bridge (historical Japanese structure) in the Outer Garden,
After learning about the history of Japan, the bus will drive through Akihabara, the center of “Otaku” anime culture. The bus will pass Ueno, known as Japan's oldest park, and Kappa-Bashi market street where you can see lots of kitchen items such as Japanese dishes, knives and very real-looking food replicas.
And then it is time to explore Asakusa! One of the most famous sightseeing spots in Tokyo!
Have shopping at Nakamise avenue and don’t forget to take photos at Kaminari-mon Gate, that iconic red lantern!
At Asakusa, our tour offers this unique Japanese experience!
・Authentic Uji Match experience
Enjoy the “Not Bitter Matcha Green Tea” known as “Premium Matcha” which uses “Ichibancha” (first flush) from Uji, Kyoto.
*We also have options for Sweet Matcha Gelato or Matcha Beer.
You will finish the tour here so spend as much time as you like at Asakusa!
The tour includes commentary from both our friendly tour guide and a Multilingual audio guide in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Thai, Indonesian, and Ukrainian. The coachalways has antibacterial coating and regularly ventilation, a comfy airconditioned bus with free wifi.