Optional Tour

Most of Tokyo's transportation relies on subways and buses. But how do I buy a ticket? Which train or bus should I take, and where from? tokyo-taxi.jp provides optional tours to support your Tokyo sightseeing and shopping. Japan's four seasons are enjoyable. Cherry blossoms in spring, fireworks and 'matsuri' festivals in summer, colored leaves in autumn, and wonderful Christmas illuminations in winter. We show you around Tokyo with a touch of the season. Please do not worry about the language. Our optional tours come with complimentary, worry-free translation services.
* If you would like to use translation services even when you are not in the taxi, you can purchase a Tel*Tell CARD that offers phone-based translation and three-party call translation services 24 hours a day.

Model course

We introduce to you suggested sightseeing courses.
These courses are highly recommended by tokyo-taxi.jp.

Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchiko, 7-hour-course

* The tour is not available during the winter period from about the end of November to the end of April.

■Leave the hotel


 

■Mt. Fuji 5th Station Hike

Enjoy walking on the clouds. There is a hiking course available which helps your experience to be an unforgettable one.
(You may dress casual)

 

■Lake Kawaguchiko

Try Japanese local specialties at Koushu Houtou Kosaku, Kawaguchiko store.
Enjoy the beautiful landscape of Mt. Fuji from a European style pleasure boat, Ensoleille.

 

■Arrive at the hotel

upside-down-Mt. Fuji
Houtou
Ensoleille
colored leaves in autumn
Kamakura and Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, 6-hour-course

■Leave the hotel


 

■Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine (main shrine, Sanno Torii (a gateway to the shrine)

There are 61 steps.

 

■Kamakura Daibutsu (Great Buddha)(Koutokuin Temple, the back and interior of the Great Buddha)

The Daibutsu height is 12m(=39.3ft) The Kamakura Daibutsu is one of the biggest three in Japan. Others are the Toudaiji Temple Daibutsu in Nara and the Takaoka Daibutsu in Toyama. This is the only Buddha that is a National Treasure in Kamakura. You may enter inside the Daibutsu.

 

■Lunch(Restaurants available)

-Hachinoki, Japanese traditional vegetable course lunch/dinner.
-Kaikotei, Shoujin dish(Japanese traditional cuisine) and soba noodles.
-Kyoraian, beef stew
-Kamakura-yama, roast beef

 

■Arrive at the hotel

If you have more time,
Houkokuji Temple (Takedera)
Enjoy silence surrounded by bamboo forest. Powdered green tea is the best at Kyukouan which is at the end of the bamboo garden.
Tsuruoka Hachimangu Shrine
Shoujin dish (Japanese traditional)
Houkokuji, Banboo forest
Kamakura Daibutsu
Tokyo Sightseeing, 4-hour-course

■Leave theHotel


 

■Asakusa (Sensouji Temple, Nakamise shopping street,Rickshaw)

-In Sensouji, there are the Kaminari Mon gate, Five-Storied Pagoda, and Main Temple
-You may enjoy Japanese shopping in Nakamise
-Enjoy Japanese landscape and culture from the top of a rickshaw!

 

■Lunch(Restaurants available)

-Komagata Dozeu, Dojou (loach)
-Sansada, Tempura
-Chinya, Sukiyaki
-Asakusa Mugitoro, Mugitoro (barley rice with grated yam)
-Magurobito, Revolving sushi bar

 

■Arrive at the hotel

Sensouji, Kaminarimon
Nakamise shopping street
Jinrikisha tour
Revolving sushi bar

Tokyo Sightseeing and Shopping

We will plan tour route according to your taste.

Suggested areas for sightseeing

Spend all day at “Tokyo Disney Resort” (Disney Land or Disney Sea), Tokyo Tower, the National Diet Building, and Tokyo Dome, which are the symbols of Tokyo. Shinjuku Gyoen and Hamarikyu, Japanese traditional gardens for a stroll. Roppongi, for enjoying a night in Tokyo.

Tokyo Tower
Shinjuku Gyoen
National Diet Building
Night in Roppongi
Suggested areas for shopping

Akihabara, the biggest shopping area in Japan for consumer electronics.
Tsukiji Market, fish auction
Harajuku and Omotesando, for fashionable shops.
Ginza, for high-class shopping with famous brands.
Shibuya and Shinjuku, for casual shopping

Akihabara Electrical Town
Tsukiji Market
Takeshita Street, Harajuku
Shopping in Ginza

Optional Tour Fee

Please pay directly to the driver for an optional tour by credit card or in cash.
Online payment is not available. Please inquire for the specific price.
We will get back to you as soon as possible by email.

Click here for an inquiry

How to Order and Optional Tour

Please tick the box on “optional tour” in the reservation form if you would like an optional tour. We will ask you for your preferences concerning optional tours and selection of car-types when we come to pick you up.

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Related links

Sightseeing bus operated by Hinomaru Limousine

Tokyo sightseeing information

Taxi information (the charge and the time required)


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