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Dynamic Tokyo: Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour provided by Hato Bus

Dynamic Tokyo: Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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A note from Dynamic Tokyo: Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour
・1 person available for 2 seats by purchasing 2 seats. ・Require purchase a mask ・Fever decision 99.5°F/37.5°C or less (Japan standard) ・Those who are sick or have a fever are not allowed to participate. The cancellation fee will be applied at that time.
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Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This is the ultimate whistle-stop day tour around Tokyo and an ideal choice for visitors with limited time in Japan's capital. Skip the lines and see panoramic views of Tokyo’s skyline from Tokyo Tower then learn about Japanese traditions during a tea ceremony. Enjoy lunch, visit Niju-bashi Bridge, and end the day with a Sumida River cruise on this hassle-free option. 
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Tokyo Tower
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Imperial Palace
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Senso-ji Temple
    Stop: 45 minutes
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    Pass by
    Two-tiered Bridge (Ni-ju Bashi)
  • 4
    Sumida River
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon)
  • You'll end at
    Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
    2 Chome-4 Hamamatsucho, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0013, Japan
    【Until ~Sep.30.2020】 Drop off point:HAMAMATSUCHO Bus Terminal 【From Oct.1.2020~】 Drop off point:Tokyo Station Marunouchi south Exit
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Highlights
  • Hassle-free day trip with entrance fees and lunch included
  • See the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo—Asakusa Kannon Temple (Senso-ji)
  • View Japan from an impressive vantage point on a Sumida River Cruise
  • Beat the crowds with a skip-the-line ticket for Tokyo Tower
What to Expect
The day begins at a designated meeting point. The first stop, Tokyo Tower, gives you the best views of Tokyo’s skyline. If you want to delve into Japan’s historic traditions, participate in a traditional tea ceremony and afterward, there's a chance to visit a Japanese garden full of bonsai trees and remnants from the Edo period. After lunch, visit the Imperial Palace. Your guide tells you about Japan’s past and all its historical figures and architecture. After seeing Niju-bashi Bridge, head to Hinode Pier for a river cruise under 12 bridges. The Nakamise streets are a great place to buy handicrafts and you also visit Senso-ji—Tokyo’s oldest Buddhist temple. The day ends at Tokyo station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal, 2-chōme-4-1 Hamamatsuchō, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0013, Japan Tokyo Station, 1 Chome-9 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
Duration
8h
Return Details
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal, 2 Chome-4 Hamamatsucho, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0013, Japan
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Traditional tea ceremony
  • 40-minute Sumida River cruise
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Tokyo Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Imperial Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Sumida River
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat; meals not included.If a seat on the bus is required for the child, please make a booking at the Child rate.
  • The Sumida River Cruise may be unavailable without prior notice due to river conditions. Changes in itinerary will be provided by the guide
  • In March and April during the cherry blossom season, Sumida River Cruise may be replaced with a tour of cherry blossom viewing in Sumida Park
  • Lunch:Japanese cuisine *The actual menu may vary due to seasonal or daily availability of ingredients. May be changed to a Western-style buffet.Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • At Tokyo Tower, only the main deck (150 m) will be visited. An additional admission fee is required to access the top deck (250 m). Those who wish to enter must pay the required charges at the location.
  • The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations
  • Participants using wheelchairs must be accompanied by a friend or family member in order to board/disembark all public transportation without assistance from tour guides.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please contact us in advance when using a wheelchair.Electric wheelchairs are not available,folding is possible.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Naomi wrote a review May 2020
North Wales, United Kingdom7 contributions4 helpful votes
We went on two tours. The Dynamic Tokyo tour was a fantastic way to see Tokyo and we learnt so much. We really enjoyed the variety of different activities on the tour. The traditional tea ceremony was so interesting and we enjoyed the beautiful gardens, as well as the amazing
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from HATOBUSTOURS, Public Relations Manager at Dynamic Tokyo: Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour
Responded 7 Jun 2020
Dear Naomi Thank you very much for this beautiful comment. Having satisfied customers like you is the best motivation for us to continue in our work and making the visitors experience even better! We will tell Kumie-san and Hiro-san, they will be very happy for sure. Have a lovely day! Sincerely Areshu
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Gwinevere v wrote a review Mar 2020
New York City, New York3 contributions3 helpful votes
I did this tour on my last day in the city and it was really nice to have an English speaker explain some of the destinations in the city (given there are very few signs in English at tourist destinations!). Haruku and our driver Rio (?) were both really nice and helpful. Of
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from HATOBUSTOURS, Public Relations Manager at Dynamic Tokyo: Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony and Sumida River Cruise Day Tour
Responded 29 Mar 2020
Dear Gwinevere Thank you very much for joining our tour and for this very useful comment. We will surely tell Haruki-san and Rio-san and we will work on improving the Sumida River part of the tour. Only thanks to the great customers like you, we can make our tours even better. For the other customers, there is not much we can do unless they really violate the tour rules, but an introduction e-mail or basic explanation from the guide at the beginning of tour seems to be a good idea. Thank you very much again for this suggestion. We will be happy to welcome you in Tokyo again next time. Sincerely Areshu
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Istanbulred wrote a review Dec 2019
Suzhou, China44 contributions23 helpful votes
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My 16-year old niece and I had a great time discovering this city with the help of Hatobus’ Dynamic Tokyo tour: forty minutes spent at Tokyo Tower with views of Mount Fuji, forty minutes spent at a calligraphy museum and enjoying a traditional tea ceremony, a uniquely grilled
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Samantha E wrote a review Nov 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii65 contributions14 helpful votes
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I highly recommend this tour. We were guided through Tokyo by Atsushi. We learned a lot about Japan’s culture and history. Atsushi made it fun. FYI - This tour is guided by national licensed tour guides. These guides must pass a test on culture, history, and geography in
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Nana N wrote a review Nov 2019
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All the tour was excellent except the imperial palace garden visit. We didn't even enter inside. Our guide Kumie was goud
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Date of experience: November 2019
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  • Languages Offered: English
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