6 Quality Tours & Activities In Tokyo

27 June 2016
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Tokyo is one of the world’s largest and most exciting cities, offering an abundance of culture and commerce to all who visit.

With so much to see and do, here’s a list of tours and activities to help you get the most out of your Tokyo sightseeing experience.

1. A Day At Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo Disney Resort is made up of two theme parks: Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, the latter being exclusive to Tokyo. Families can enjoy adventures galore – in Disneyland, theme lands include World Bazaar, Adventureland, Westernland, Toontown and Tomorrowland.

DisneySea features water rides, with themed ports of call including a reproduction of Venice (Mediterranean Harbour), a science-themed zone (Port Discovery) and a reproduction of a rainforest (Lost River Delta).

2. Mount Fuji & Hakone Tour

This spectacular trip to one of Japan’s ultimate landmarks offers the chance to visit Mount Fuji’s fifth station at an elevation of 2,300 metres.

Tours also feature a cruise on Lake Ashi and a ride on the Komagatake Ropeway with its amazing views of Hakone National Park.

Mt Fuji white capped and looming in autumn Mt Fuji is spectacular year round (Image: Getty)

3. Tokyo Full-Day Tour

A day tour of Tokyo will reveal everything that makes this city so extraordinary including all major attractions such as Tokyo Tower, the Meiji Jingu Shrine, the Imperial Palace and the Hamarikyu Garden.

Other possibilities include a cruise on the Sumida River and plenty of shopping opportunities.

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4. Studio Ghibli Museum Tour

This delightful museum devoted to the famous animation studio will thrill adults and children alike with its array of exhibits and screenings.

Original sketches by Hayao Miyazaki are on display and there are a number of special exhibitions throughout the year. A small theatre shows Studio Ghibli shorts exclusive to the museum.

Aerial view of a busy crossing in Tokyo Embrace Tokyo's crowded streets (Image: Getty)

5. Tokyo Morning Tour

A tour in the morning hours will show off Tokyo at its busiest and best. This whistle-stop trip takes in Tokyo Tower, Imperial Palace Plaza, temples and shopping outlets.

Perfect for the traveller with time constraints, a morning tour provides a comprehensive sampling of this colourful city.

6. Nikko World Heritage Tour

This tour allows visitors to experience some of Nikko’s most breathtaking attractions, such as the famous cherry blossoms, which bloom in April.

A Nikko tour also visits Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Tamozawa Imperial Villa, Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls – all within a coach ride of Tokyo.

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