Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: ARRIVE TOKYO
Make your own way to your Tokyo hotel. The rest of the day is free at
DAY 2: TOKYO
Enjoy a full-day of touring with a Local Guide utilising Tokyo’s super-efficient metro system. Start your day with an early morning visit to Meiji Shrine, Tokyo’s most famous shrine, followed by Harajuku, Tokyo’s youth mecca, and Omotesando, commonly referred to as Tokyo’s ‘Champs-Elysées’. Take the metro to Ginza, Tokyo’s most famous upmarket shopping and dining district. Adjoining Ginza is the Imperial Palace, the main residence of the Emperor. While the palace itself is not open to the public, you can take a stroll through its East Gardens. Your last stop for the day is Asakusa, part of Tokyo’s Old Town and home to Sensoji Temple, Tokyo’s oldest Buddhist temple, and also the city’s oldest geisha district. (B)
DAY 3: TOKYO
Early this morning you will begin a half-day tour travelling by subway to the Tsukiji Fish Market. Take a few hours to explore the vegetable and fruit areas plus the impressive seafood section. After buying various ingredients, visit a typical Japanese home where you will learn to make various forms of sushi. The rest of the afternoon is free at your leisure to explore Tokyo. (B,L)
DAY 4: DEPART TOKYO
Your arrangements end after check-out this morning. (B)
Imperial Palace East Gardens are closed on Mondays and Fridays.
# Shoulder and high season Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.