07:30 – 08:30
Head from Hotels to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
Depart Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal by bus for a sightseeing tour around Tokyo.
Tokyo Tower (30 min)
Tokyo Tower, the symbol of Tokyo, offers a great 360 degree panoramic view from its main observatory.
At Tokyo Tower, only the main observatory (150 m) will be entered. An additional admission fee is required to access the Special Observatory (250 m). Those who wish to enter must pay the required charges at the location.
Imperial Palace Sakashita-mon Gate (10 min)
Admire the view at this National Garden that was formerly a private garden of the Royal Family. Enjoy the view of Nijubashi Bridge, which is said to be the face of the Imperial Palace, as well as the view of the Imperial Palace itself.
– Due to the visit of the general public to the palace on Tuesday, Jan. 2, the Imperial Palace will be viewed from the bus.
– The tour will stop by the Imperial Palace to take photos. The Imperial Palace itself will not be entered.
Senso-ji Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street (45 min)
Senso-ji, Tokyo’s oldest temple, offers plenty to see including the bright red Kaminarimon Gate, a statue of the god of thunder, and a five-story pagoda. The bustling street known as “Nakamise” stretches for about 250 m from Kaminarimon Gate to Senso-ji Temple and is filled with a plethora of shops.
Akihabara via Ueno (drive-by)
Enjoy a pleasant drive through Ueno, known for Ueno Park and the energetic Ameyoko shopping street, to Akihabara, the birthplace of anime and manga culture as well as the famous Electric Town.
Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Entrance
There is no drop-off service to hotels after the tour ends at Tokyo Station.