Embark on this cultural, diverse, adventurous and unique trip to Tokyo! This trip could be for people who don’t have a lot of time to go on a long trip but still want to discover the most that Tokyo has to offer! On your first day you will have the evening free to get familiar with your centrally located hotel in Shinjuku ward – this is a great choice for travelers interested in shopping, friendly locals and food.
Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the largest city in terms of area and population. It is the seat of the Emperor of Japan and the Japanese government. Different people from different walks of life will be encountered in this city but you will always find the local Japanese to be very friendly and helpful. You never have be to scared of getting lost in Japan! Locals will help you find your way and even walk you to your destination!
On your second day, go on a journey to discover the city of Tokyo with a cultural mix of tea ceremony and a visit to Tokyo’s oldest and most significant Buddhist temple with a history of over 1,300 years. You will also get a chance to see the city 145 meters above from the famous Tokyo tower – the second tallest structure in Japan. Lastly, we will never skip the shopping part! In Nakamise, you will find a lot of artisan shops and local products – here you can find kimonos, Japanese dolls, fans, Kung fu / Samurai outfits, handcrafts and food stands selling Japanese street food. While the other shopping place you will be visiting – Ginza most uptown, classy, and luxurious shopping district, filled with towering department stores and a vast variety of brand name shops.
One thing you shouldn’t miss when you visit Japan is seeing Mt. Fuji, this perfect cone volcano is the highest mountain in Japan standing 3,777 meters high. This is snow capped all year long and really a sight to behold! You will also get a chance to discover the town of Hakone, located at the foot of the volcano.
If you’re visiting during cherry blossoms season then you should join a walking tour to see the most beautiful parks of Japan in bloom. This itinerary will surely give you a feel of the Japanese way of living with it’s diverse activities!