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Tokyo Tours and Activities: Discover the Best Experiences in Japan's Capital

Updated: Mar 28

Tokyo, where ancient temples meet neon skyscrapers. Tokyo is a feast for the senses, offering something for every kind of traveler. Foodies, get ready to devour steaming ramen and fluffy pancakes. History buffs, explore serene shrines and ancient castles. Anime and manga lovers, prepare to geek out in Akihabara. From dazzling robot shows and quirky museums to tranquil gardens and serene temples, Tokyo promises an unforgettable adventure that blends the cutting-edge with the deeply traditional. So get ready to discover the must-do tours and activities and make the most your Tokyo trip!


If multiple attractions catch your eye, you may want to get the Tokyo Pass or Klook Pass for access to multiple experiences. If you'll be traveling across Japan for an extended period, the Japan Rail Pass is something to consider.


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Bike Tour of Tokyo's Highlights and Hidden Gems

Experience Tokyo from a new perspective! This special tour will take you on a cool e-bike for a 17-km, 3-hour tour of Tokyo's must-see spots. With carefully selected major sightseeing spots such as the Imperial Palace, Akihabara, and Asakusa, and allowing enough time at each location, this course allows you to fully appreciate the atmosphere of each place.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Wednesday & Saturday at 9:45 am

Price

$41

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Shopping Secrets and Food Tastings Tour

Dive into a cozy neighborhood hidden near Roppongi, called Azabujuban, where you can find delicious umami snacks. Taste a variety of Japanese treats and learn about the history of this secret town!


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Saturday at 12:45 pm

Price

$50 per person

Alternative


Guided Pub Crawl

Raise a glass as you experience Tokyo’s legendary nightlife and make some new friends during this city pub crawl. Get off the typical tourist ‘trail’ as you down a few drinks at three local bars and clubs. All venue cover charges, one ‘welcome shot’ per bar, special drink discounts, and unlimited ‘bottle shots’ in between bars are included.


Duration

4.5 hours

Availability

Friday & Saturday at 7 pm

Price

$26 per person

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Tokyo Disney Resort Park

Spend a day at Tokyo Disneyland or Tokyo DisneySea with pre-booked e-tickets to ensure convenient entry. Get full access to the park including all the shows and entertainment. Enjoy utmost convenience - just scan your QR code, get your re-entry stamp, and enjoy!


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 9 am - 9 pm

Price

$55 per person

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Visit the largest indoor Harry Potter attraction in the world and the first Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Asia! Explore the Great Hall, Diagon Alley and board the Hogwarts Express from Platform 9 ¾. See the actual costumes, props, and special creature effects used in the films!


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 8:30 am - 10 pm

Price

Starting from $41 per person

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Show

The most awarded show in history has finally opened with Japanese actors! Enjoy this award-winning show at its first performance in Asia in Tokyo. Experience the world of Harry Potter at the theater up close, and get spellbound as you watch the show!


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Thursday - Tuesday from 9 am - 5 pm

Price

$108 per person

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Edo Wonderland Samurai & Ninja Cultural Theme Park

Visit the theme park of ancient Edo Japan, filled with Ninjas, Samurais, and Geishas. Enjoy a full day of fun experiencing the Edo period through live performances, classes, costume, and exhibits.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Thursday - Tuesday from 9 am - 5 pm

Price

$36 per person

Alternative


Street Kart Experience

Get to explore the streets of Tokyo in a go kart and drive through famous areas. Pick a fun costume to wear before the tour!


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Monday - Friday at 10 am, 1:30 pm and 5 pm

Price

$71 per person

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Tokyo Tower

Visit the iconic Red Tower in the heart of Tokyo. Climb to the top of the second-highest tower in Japan. Enjoy stylish light concepts and wicked views, making for outstanding scenery night and day.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 10 am - 9 pm

Price

$8 per person

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teamLab Planets: Digital Art Museum

Explore the immersive exhibits within teamLab Planets Tokyo, a must-see attraction on any visit to Tokyo. Discover digital art installations made of lights, sounds, and different materials to delight all five senses.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 9 am - 10 pm

Price

$20 per person

Alternative


Strawberry Picking, All-You-Can-Eat-Crab & Ashikaga Flower Park & Lake Sagami Light Show

Travel north of Tokyo and make a short stop to pick and eat all the strawberries you want! Indulge in an all-you-can-eat crab lunch and enjoy crab cooked in a variety of ways. Witness the art and precision of traditional tofu skin scooping. Watch one of the largest scale light shows in Kanto with over 3 million light bulbs at the Ashikaga Flower Park.


Duration

11 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9:30 am

Price

$96 per person

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Mt.Fuji, Arakurayama Sengen Park & Japanese Village Tour

Enjoy Japanese scenery at Arakurayama Sengen Park, a popular scenic spot for Mt. Fuji. You can take photos of the retro Showa era streetscape at Fujiyoshida's Honmachi Street. Stroll around Oshino Hakkai, a traditional Japanese village. Spend the day enjoying beautiful Japanese scenery and culture.


Duration

9 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8:30 am

Price

$41 per person

Alternative

Kinkakuji & Kiyomizu Temple & Fushimi Inari Shrine

Explore the historical wonders of Kamakura and the natural beauty of Enoshima Island on a day trip from Tokyo. Visit the Great Buddha of Kamakura, then head to Enoshima Island, a scenic getaway known for its beaches, shrines, and charming atmosphere.


Duration

10 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am

Price

$47 per person

Alternative


Tokyo Bay Afternoon Cruise

Hop aboard the magnificent Symphony cruise ship for a delightful tour of Tokyo. Bask in the fascinating views of Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Tower, Skytree, and other sights. Feast upon a delicious selection of snacks from savoury to sweet or go with just hot tea and coffee. Take beautiful photos of the city's skyline from the water and avoid all the hassle of land transport.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday at 2:45 pm

Price

$15 per person

Alternative

Hana Biyori

Come experience a completely new style of entertainment. Visitors of all ages can feel the thrill of discovering unknown flowers and seeing nature from an entirely new angle. Enjoy the multi-ending show of flowers and digital art, featuring beautiful lights, sound, and projections. The most recommended attraction, the Floral Chandelier is made up of over 300 pots of flowers, making it one of Japan’s largest floral chandeliers. Meet the cute otters or watch over 1200 colorful fish in the "Aquarium and Flower" area.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Price

$12 per person

Alternative

Art Aquarium Museum - $16 per person

Snow Monkey Tour

Enjoy a comfortable trip to Jigokudani Onsen and famous snow monkeys bathing in thermal water! Indulge in a delicious and authentic Japanese Sukiyaki Lunch before your monkey sighting experience. Go on an exciting day tour in Gunma, Numata city gourmet tasting walk and Japanese yuba experience.


Duration

10 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am

Price

$116 per person

Alternative


Hedgehog Cafe Experience

Interact with all kinds of cute hedgehogs! You can take pictures, hold them, feed them, and enjoy interacting with them to the fullest. All-you-can-drink coffee, black tea, green tea, and oolong tea during the experience time!


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday from 10 am - 6 pm

Price

$17 per person

Alternative

Ninja Experience Cafe

Put on your Ninja costume and become a Ninja! Have fun learning few tricks and unique moves such as the shuriken and blowgun during your ninja training Taste special ninja food in Ninja Cafe & Bar. This experience is indoors, so it can be enjoyed comfortably even on rainy days!


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday, every hour from 10 am - 7 pm

Price

$38 per person

Alternative

Calligraphy Workshop

Would you like to experience the Japanese culture of "Shodo"? Write your name in Japanese or your favorite word in kanji! Let's learn the basics of calligraphy, such as how to hold a brush, posture, and how to draw lines.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Saturday at 2 pm and 4 pm

Price

$21 per person

Alternative

Matcha and Kimono Experience

Learn 4 key aspects of Japanese culture: Tea ceremony, Teaism, Matcha and Kimono. Elevate your experience by dressing in an easy-to-wear kimono. Learn about the philosophy of Tea Ceremony and Teaism from a matcha expert. Experience and master 4 key points on how to prepare matcha at home.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10:30 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm

Price

$59 per person

Alternative


Tokyo Portrait Tour

Your photographer will will take you to some of their favorite spots in Tokyo, and explain interesting history and capture your travel moments!


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8:30 pm

Price

$86 per person

Alternative

Hybrid Leisure Land Tobu Zoo

Enjoy a day at an incredible hybrid leisure location which is a theme park, a zoo, and pool (summer only)! Visit animals across 120 species, including a rare species of white tigers, within the zoo areas. Get up close to the fauna as you enjoy feeding the animals and interacting with the smaller creatures. In the theme park, you can enjoy thrilling rides and family attractions - over 30 in total! Don't miss the seasonal shows: cherry blossoms in the spring, fireworks in the summer, and a beautiful light show in the winter!


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 10 am - 4:30 pm

Price

$13 per person

Alternative


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