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[Mar.18,2015] TOKYO POP CULTURE TOUR: Asakusa, Akihabara, Maid Cafe, Ghibli Museum, Anime Japan 2015 and more

  • New Tour
  • Full Day

per person USD 1,030
JTB9730

Don't miss out the special opportunity to explore the pop culture town of Tokyo and enjoy "Anime Japan 2015",which is the festival aiming for the expansion and advancement of Japanese Animation Industry and related industries and the world's largest Anime Festival for all anime fans in the world. You can enjoy visiting pop culture sights as Akihabara, Nakano Broad Way, Harajuku and Ghibli Museum. In addition, you have a great opportunity to visit Asakusa, the historical area in Tokyo. Enjoy and experience its lively culture in TOKYO!

Day 1: Mar 18 (Wed): Arrival


After arriving at Narita Int'l  Airport or Haneda Int'l Airport on your flight.  JTB English speaking staff will meet you at the arrival lobby of the Airport and assist you in boarding the bus to the hotel.

Transfer by Airport Limousine Bus (seat-in-coach) to the hotel in Tokyo.

*Hotel rooms are available from the regular check-in time (14:00).

*For flight arrival at Haneda Airport between 10:00pm-6:00am, an additional fee of $105.00 per person will be charged.  Vehicle arrangement should be changed from Airport bus(seat-in-coach) to reserved taxi.


Accommodation : Hotel Grand Palace (4nights)

Day 2: Mar 19 (Thu): Asakusa, Akihabara & Harajuku


09:00a.m.

Enjoy full-day sightseeing of Tokyo, with English Speaking Assistant !

You'll visit  the following by local public transportation.

*Asakusa Nakamise Shopping Arcade - Sensōji, also known as Asakusa Kannon, is Tokyo's largest Buddhist temple and a major attraction for Japanese and foreigners alike. The busy shopping street leading from the Kaminarimon gate to the temple is the covered Nakamise arcade, selling all sorts of Buddhist paraphernalia as well as assorted tourist kitsch. This is one of the best places in Tokyo to buy souvenirs.

*Akihabara Electric Town - Akihabara is a well-known neighborhood that offers not only the best prices for electronic stuff, but also pop culture items, such as figurines, Japanese manga, etc. You'll visit famous electric shops such as Liberty, Kaiyo-do, Gachapon-Kaikan and LAOX (Overseas-Model Electronic & Appliances/Duty Free).

*Maid Cafe -Maid Cafes (Meido Kissa) are a subcategory of cosplay restaurants found predominantly in Japan. In these cafes, waitresses dressed in maid costumes act as servants, and treat customers as masters (and mistresses ) in a private home, rather than as cafe patrons.

Included in the tour : Table charge, snack, photo session with a small instant camera, meal(Omurice, pasta, or hamburger steak, with drink), and desssert.

*Takeshita Dori Street (Harajuku) - Takeshita Street (竹下通り, Takeshita-dōri) is very popular with young teenagers, particularly those visiting Tokyo on school trips, or local young people shopping for small "cute" goods at weekends.

*Daiso Harajuku - 100 Yen Shop  - This is one of the largest 100 Yen Shops in central Tokyo, offering a wide array of goods, including clothing, kitchenware, food and stationary on multiple floors at 108 Yen per item. It is located only a few steps from Harajuku Statio along Takeshita Dori.

*Kiddy Land  - A popular chain store from on eo fJapan's largest toy makers. This store faces Omotesando avenue and encapsulates all of Japan's "Kawaii" culture, selling all kinds of toys and character items. The perfect location for purchasing souvenirs.

6:00p.m.

Return to the hotel by public local transportation.

Day 3: Mar 20 (Fri): Ghibli & Nakano


9:00a.m.

Today, you will enjoy Half-day of sightseeing in Tokyo with English Speaking Assistant.
You will visit the following by local public transportation.

*Ghibli Museum - Very well known to Animation Fans, Ghibli Museum (Miitaka no Mori Jiburi Bijutsukan) is a commercial museum featuring the Japanese anime work of Studio Ghibli.

*Nakano Broad Way - Stores specialized for animation, comic books, figures, costumes of anime characters are located waiting for you to visit. Explore the Japanese Hobby Culture and the atmosphere of the Sub-Culture “Otaku World”. 

2:00p.m.

Tour disbands at Nakano.
Return to the hotel by local public transporation on your own.

Day 4: Mar 21 (Sat): Anime Japan 2015


08:15a.m.

Transfer to "Tokyo Big Sight" with English Speaking Assistant by public local transporation.

09:30a.m.

Enjoy "Anime Japan 2015" at Tokyo Big SIght East Exhibition Hall.

*Anime Japan 2015

The  " Anime Japan 2015" event date has officially been confirmed  for Mar.21-22, 2015. The Anime Japan 2015 is a festival aiming for expansion and advancement of Japanese Animation Industry and related industries and the world's largest Anime Festivall for Domestic & International fans, licensees, buyers, and all people in the world.

 

This year's tour offers the following special perks at Anime-Japan 2015:

☆Fast Ticket (Priority Admission Right)

Enter the event venue 30inutes earlier than normal ticketholders. Take full advantage of your time at the event.

☆Stage viewing ticket

Enjoy viewing the stage up close with this highly sought after ticket that normally requires advance application.

 

5:00p.m.

Transfer back to the hotel by public local transportation.

Day 5: Mar 22 (Sun)


*Hotel rooms are available until the regular check-out time (11:00).

Transfer to Narita Int'l Airport or Haneda Int'l Airport by Limousine Bus (seat-in-coach).

*Limousine bus ticket will be provided by English Speaking Assistant on Day 4.
*No assistant service provided on this day.

Arrive at Narita Int'l Airport or Haneda Int'l Airport and check-in on your own.

Reservation date

by Feb. 25, 2015

Departure Date

March 18, 2015

Meal

1 lunch (at Maid Cafe) is included.

Guide

English-speaking local assistant for Day 1(at Airport), 2, 3 and 4.

Note

Extended stay or other arrangement are also available at additional costs. See "Optional Tours" and feel free to ask us.


1.

For flight arrival at Haneda Airport between 10:00p.m.-6;00a.m., an additional fee of $105.00 per person will be charged.  Vehicle arrangement should be changed from Airport Bus(seat-in-coach) to reserved taxi.

2.

[ Service Includes]

-Airport Transfer to/from Narita Int'l  Airport or Haneda Int'l airport by seat-in-coach bus. (English speaking guide will assist you to board the bus on arrival, but no assistant service on departure.)

*If the bus schedule would not be suitable for your flight, we will arrange ticket from/to alternative hotel or Tokyo City Air Terminal. The transfer fee between your hotel and the alternattive hotel should be paid on your own.

-Transfer & Sightseeing , based on walking and non-reserved seats on local public trasportation(subway, train, or local bus).

-English-speaking local assistant for Day 1(at Airport), 2, 3 and 4.

-Admission Fees: Maid cafe on Day 2, Ghibli Museum Entrance Fee  on Day 3 and Anime Japan 2015 Entrance Fee

-Accomodation: Hotel Grand Palace, standard room (4 nights)

3.

[Service NOT Includes]

-Meals / Guide / Air ticket fee / Baggage Handling

4.

[NOTE: Transportations in Tokyo]

Based on walking and non-reserved seats on public local transportations (subway, train, local bus). 

Please take note that all seating on the trains is Non-reserved seats and that it may not be possible to sit down.

You will walk a long distance between destinations, so please wear comfortable shoes.

 

*If you have any problems, feel free to ask us.

5.

[Arrival / Departure Airport Transfer]

<Arrival> At Narita Int'l Airport or Haneda Int'l Airport, an Englsih-speaking assistant will escort to board the Airport Limousine Bus to the hotel.

<Departure> Airport Limousine Bus ticket will be arranged for Departure Transfer.  No assistant service provided.

6.

[Minimum Number of participants]

Tokyo Pop Culture Tour March 2015 will operate from 2 participants or more.

Reservation for 1 person will be accepted, but the minimum number of participants for the tour must be met before the tour operation is confirmed.

7.

[Reservation]

Reservation must be requested by Feb. 25, 2015.

The following information is requrired to make reservaiton.

  - Full Name of traveler

  - Number of requested rooms and types of rooms

  - Arrival and Departure flight details

8.

[Disability or other medical condition]

If you or any member of your party suffers from disability or a medical conditoin, which may affect their tour arrangements, full details of the disability or medical condition must be advised to JTB upon booking. As this " TOKYO POP CULTURE TOUR MARCH 2015" will be operated by public transportation with 1 staff for the whole group, and as participants are requested to walk during the whole day, we are pleased to offer special arrangement  (additional assistant, alternative transfer method) for an extra fee in order to ensure the comfort, safety and enjoyment of this tour.

 

Extended stay  is available at Hotel Gland Palace.
1/2 Twin $85 /person
Single $157 /person
 
Daily Breakfast can be added at extra fee.
$96.00 per person for 4nights
 
 
Please ask us the detail.


Please contact JTB Japan Asia Travel Department for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Japan Asia Travel Department: Tel(800)882-0268, email asia@jtbusa.com
Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Single Supplement
03/18/2015 03/22/2015 Tokyo $ 1,030 $ 295
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date: 21 days or more days prior, no charge. 20 to 14 business days prior, 30% of the tour fare. 13 to 7 business days prior, 50 % of the tour fare. 6 business days prior or less, 100% of the tour fare. Cancellation period is based on Japan local time. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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