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Japan Whistle Stop in Tokyo

  • Off the beaten track
From the 1400-year-old temple to a Robot restaurant, Tokyo has it all! Quiet the mind through Zen meditation in the UNESCO World Heritage Nikko shrine, take part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, cycle through cedar forests and indulge in bizarre food experiences. The Local Agency will tailor this itinerary to your unique interests and it's going to be one for the bo...

From the 1400-year-old temple to a Robot restaurant, Tokyo has it all! Quiet the mind through Zen meditation in the UNESCO World Heritage Nikko shrine, take part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, cycle through cedar forests and indulge in bizarre food experiences. The Local Agency will tailor this itinerary to your unique interests and it's going to be one for the books!

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Tour itinerary includes
  • City
    City
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Countryside
    Countryside
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Local culture
    Local culture

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Tokyo!

Enough options to make your head spin like a carnival ride... in a good way
• Depending on the time of your arrival, we will tailor-make your best day in Tokyo! Here are some of our suggestions…
Night bar hopping in Golden district or Yakatabune cruise in the Tokyo bay
• Experience the bizarre food scene in a fishing, ninja or robot restaurant!

Accommodation at the lush, boutique hotel The Knot Shinjuku

Visited:
Tokyo Akihabara-eki Shinjuku Shibuya-machi Yanaka

Day 2: Cycling Tokyo

• Take part in an authentic tea ceremony in a traditional Japanese tea house
Bicycle through Tokyo’s old quarter 
• Go on another wild food adventure!

Accommodation at the lush, boutique hotel The Knot Shinjuku

Visited:
Tokyo

Day 3: Day trip to Nikko

• Breakfast in the forest
• How about a meditation session at Nikko shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage site?
Cycle through a cedar forest and paddy fields and discover the 100 meter tall Kegon waterfall
• You’ve been eating a lot of weird stuff lately, why stop now? Grab dinner at another mind boggling spot!

Accommodation at the lush, boutique hotel The Knot Shinjuku

Visited:
Tokyo Nikkō

Day 4: Old Market Tour and Cooking Class 

•Breakfast in the forest
•Visit a lively old market
•Learn how to prepare authentic Japanese cuisine with one of our carefully selected cooking classes!
•Is the food scene getting boring yet? Didn’t think so. Time for another bizarre dinner

Accommodation at the lush, boutique hotel The Knot Shinjuku

Visited:
Tokyo

Day 5: Departure Day

Doesn't have to be...

•Depending on the time of your departure our agency is happy to prepare additional activities just for you
•If you haven’t quite had enough, this experience can be extended to suit your desires!

Visited:
Tokyo

Tokyo Akihabara-eki Shinjuku Shibuya-machi Yanaka Nikkō

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £480 / 5 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax 4 pax Supplement Single
Price per person during low season (January, February and August) £480 £480 £100
Price per person during middle season (June, July and December) £480 £480 £100
Price per person during high season (March, April, May, September, October, November £520 £520 £100

Included in price:

  • Customization of the Itinerary with the Local Agency in Tokyo
  • Free Time between many of the Activities
  • Airport Transfers: Arrival and Departure
  • 4 Nights Accommodation at The Knot Shinjuku
  • Complimentary Breakfast at Hotel
  • 24 Hour Agency Support
  • Entrance fees to temples and shrines inthe itinerary
  • Zen meditation experience
  • Participation fee to tea ceremony
  • Cycling in Tokyo
  • English speaking guide

Not included in price:

  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals not specified in the Itinerary
  • Gratuities for Guides and Drivers
  • Fees for the optional activities

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