07:30 - 08:30
Gather at designated locations and board bus to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal.
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
The tour departs Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal to begin sightseeing around Tokyo.
Tokyo Tower (40 min)
Get a spectacular view of Metropolitan Tokyo from the observation deck
*Starting in 2016 tours will spend 30 minutes here.
Imperial Palace Plaza (10 min)
Admire the view of Nijubashi Bridge and the surrounding scenery at this National Garden that was formerly a private garden of the Royal Family
*As the Royal Family New Year Greeting takes place at the Imperial Palace on Jan. 2nd (Sat.), the tour will not be visiting the Imperial Palace Plaza on that day (it will be viewed from the bus).
Asakusa Kannon & Shopping at Nakamise (40 min)
Of the 33 temples in Eastern Japan dedicated to the Goddess Kannon, this is the only one in the capital (No. 13 on the pilgrimage to all 33 temples). Visit this historic area which includes Nakamise-dori, the street leading to the temple.
*Starting in 2016 tours will spend 45 minutes here.
Akihabara via Ueno (drive by)
Enjoy a pleasant drive through Ueno, where Tokyo's first coffee shop once stood, to Akihabara which is home to the famous Electric Town.
Tour ends at Tokyo Station (Marunouchi South Exit)
The tour will end at Tokyo Station. Please head to your next destination on your own.
12:50 - 12:50
Hamamatsucho bus terminal dispersal
There is no sending service to a hotel after dispersal at Hamamatsucho bus terminal