Grand Tour of Tokyo Highlights with English Guide

imperial palace

Visit the beautiful Imperial Palace in Tokyo

You will be whisked away away to the best of Tokyo on a grand tour of the city. Ride in comfort, and experience both the new and ancient, all with an English speaking guide.

  • imperial palace
  • Looking up at Tokyo Tower
  • meiji jingu
  • hamarikyu
  • sumida river tokyo skytree
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  • The bustling streets of Akihabara
Hop aboard the bus for a full day tour of Tokyo and discover the many different sides of this amazing city. Your tour kicks off with panoramic views from Tokyo Tower where you can snap fantastic pictures of this vast city. Stop at Sensoji Temple, Meiji Shrine, and the Imperial Palace for a taste of old Japan, then cruise down the Sumida River for a moment of bliss among the city of millions. This full tour takes you from the old to the new and all across town, from Ginza to Ueno, and even Akihabara.
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Price
Lunch Included
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 90.46
USD 90.46
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 60.92
USD 60.92
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 90.46
USD 90.46
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 60.92
USD 60.92
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Children 5 and under may join for free, but no seat or meals will be provided.
  • 20120313070301_617387775_10002_4.jpeg
    Enjoy a delicious lunch in the afternoon.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / English-speaking guide / Cruise fee / General admission
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:30-09:00 Pick-up at Designated Hotels
  • Tokyo Tower (30 minutes)
    Looking up at Tokyo Tower You will enjoy a panoramic view of Tokyo from the main observation deck of this bright orange tower.
  • Meiji Shrine (40 minutes)
    meiji jingu Visit this Shinto shrine dedicated to the Emperor Meiji and his wife, who both held an important role in the Meiji Restoration of 1866.
  • Akasaka Guest House (Drive by)
    A magnificent Western-style palace built in the baroque architectural style.
  • National Diet Building (Drive by)
    The National Diet Building in Tokyo. Drive by the imposing Japanese Diet Building (the equivalent of the House of Parliament) which has an impressive central tower.
  • Imperial Palace East Garden (40 minutes)
    imperial palace Enjoy a pleasant walk through the East Garden of the Imperial Palace, a place of historical interest and scenic beauty.
  • Ginza Shopping District (Drive through)
    Drive through the world famous Ginza shopping district, home to fashion leaders and flagship stores of famous brands the world over.
  • Japanese Style Lunch
    20120313070301_617387775_10002_4.jpeg Relax over a tasty Japanese lunch, and refuel before the afternoon part of the tour.

    (Lunch package only)
  • Hama-Rikyu Garden (40 minutes)
    hamarikyu A traditional Japanese garden located in the ancient residence of a daimyo (Japanese fuedal lord).
  • Sumida River Cruise (40 minutes)
    Classic yakatabune cruise on the Sumida River Enjoy a boat ride from Hinode Pier to Asakusa Temple. Check out the city skyline and see the harmonious blend of old and new Tokyo!
  • Asakusa Kannon Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street (40 minutes)
    20120313070323_321627057_10002_4.jpeg Walk down Nakamise, a charming shopping district selling local treats and souvenirs, before reaching the most famous cultural landmark in Tokyo. You may get a glimpse of a samurai or ninja while visiting!
  • Kappabashi (Drive through)
    One of the famous "machi", this part of Tokyo is known for selling restaurant supplies and wax food samples.
  • Ueno and Akihabara (Drive through)
    Ueno is a popular shopping district selling many reasonably-priced goods, while Akihabara is another "machi" known for selling electrical appliances.
  • 18:00 Drop-off at the hotel where you were picked up
Package detail / Schedule
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 81.23
USD 81.23
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 48.00
USD 48.00
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 81.23
USD 81.23
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 48.00
USD 48.00
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Children 5 and under may join for free, but no seat or meals will be provided.
  • Scenic Tokyo with cherry blossoms in spring
    Walk through Tokyo and experience the scenic vista
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Cruise fee / General admission
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:30-09:00 Pick-up at Designated Hotels
  • Tokyo Tower (30 minutes)
    Looking up at Tokyo Tower You will enjoy a panoramic view of Tokyo from the main observation deck of this bright orange tower.
  • Meiji Shrine (40 minutes)
    meiji jingu Visit this Shinto shrine dedicated to the Emperor Meiji and his wife, who both held an important role in the Meiji Restoration of 1866.
  • Akasaka Guest House (Drive by)
    A magnificent Western-style palace built in the baroque architectural style.
  • National Diet Building (Drive by)
    The National Diet Building in Tokyo. Drive by the imposing Japanese Diet Building (the equivalent of the House of Parliament) which has an impressive central tower.
  • Imperial Palace East Garden (40 minutes)
    imperial palace Enjoy a pleasant walk through the East Garden of the Imperial Palace, a place of historical interest and scenic beauty.
  • Ginza Shopping District (Drive through)
    Drive through the world famous Ginza shopping district, home to fashion leaders and flagship stores of famous brands the world over.
  • Japanese Style Lunch
    20120313070301_617387775_10002_4.jpeg Relax over a tasty Japanese lunch, and refuel before the afternoon part of the tour.

    (Lunch package only)
  • Hama-Rikyu Garden (40 minutes)
    hamarikyu A traditional Japanese garden located in the ancient residence of a daimyo (Japanese fuedal lord).
  • Sumida River Cruise (40 minutes)
    Classic yakatabune cruise on the Sumida River Enjoy a boat ride from Hinode Pier to Asakusa Temple. Check out the city skyline and see the harmonious blend of old and new Tokyo!
  • Asakusa Kannon Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street (40 minutes)
    20120313070323_321627057_10002_4.jpeg Walk down Nakamise, a charming shopping district selling local treats and souvenirs, before reaching the most famous cultural landmark in Tokyo. You may get a glimpse of a samurai or ninja while visiting!
  • Kappabashi (Drive through)
    One of the famous "machi", this part of Tokyo is known for selling restaurant supplies and wax food samples.
  • Ueno and Akihabara (Drive through)
    Ueno is a popular shopping district selling many reasonably-priced goods, while Akihabara is another "machi" known for selling electrical appliances.
  • 18:00 Drop-off at the hotel where you were picked up
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • As the pick-up service will stop at many hotels throughout the city, guests may have to wait for all other participants to be picked up before the tour starts. The earliest pick up is at 07:50 and the last at 09:00. Please check the exact times on the Pick-up Time & Location section of the schedule.
    • No water or refreshments are available on the bus. Please either purchase or bring your own drinks, along with any snacks you may wish to have with you.
    • This tour is shared with guests from the Morning and Afternoon only tours. Please understand that the seats are not reserved, and will be available on a first-come first-served basis.
    • This tour includes several walking portions. Please wear clothes and shoes suitable for walking. If you are unsure about being comfortable with the distances involved, please send an inquiry.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The tour begins at the Dai-ichi Hotel Tokyo in Shimbashi at 9:00.
    • The tour schedule is subject to change.
    • Return service is available to the hotel from which you were picked up. As the drop-off service will stop at many hotels throughout the city, guests may have to wait for all other participants to be dropped off before arriving at their hotel.
    • In some cases, a taxi may be used for pick-up and drop-off services.
    • Due to operational reasons, the tour guide may not accompany you during pick-up and drop-off services.
    • You may choose to end your tour in Kappabashi, Ueno, or Akihabara. If you choose to stay in one of these districts, your tour guide will let you know how to return to your hotel.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 23:59 local time, 8 business days to 23:59 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 10% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 23:59 local time, 2 business days to 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 23:59 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • - Any changes in tour date or number of guests booked made between 23:59 local time, 8 business days to 23:59 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 10% of the total amount.
    - Any changes in tour date or number of guests booked made between 23:59 local time, 2 business days to 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
    - Any changes in tour date or number of guests booked made between 23:59 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    - Any changes in tour date or number of guests booked made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 81.23
From USD 81.23

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(4.70/5.00) 4.70 / 5
(10 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 9 - 10.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

The Grand Tour of Tokyo Highlights gives you insight into the historical background of what Tokyo is, the shoguns and the emperors and the cultural achievements of that period, as well as an understan...more
We spent 4 days in Tokyo and this tour helped us to have an idea of what to visit afterwards in detail. Highly recommended with very good guides too.
by: geeyoh
best tour if you have a small amount of time in Tokyo. We went to a lot of places and it does not feel rush. We will use veltra again when we go back to Japan!
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