Top 20 Experience in Tokyo Prefecture

Full Day Hiking Tour at Mt.Takao including Hot Spring

Full Day Hiking Tour at Mt.Takao including Hot Spring

Mt. Takao is the most popular climbing spot in the Kanto area, located about 50 kilometers west of the city center. It is a wonderful mountain, designated as Michelin three star spot along with Mt. Fuji in 2007, and it’s a national park where you can leisurely enjoy mountain hiking even on a day trip. The mountain has been especially important to Japanese since 744, when Emperor Shomu commanded the creation of Yakushiji, a famous temple, and thereby encouraged followers to come to the mountain. Known as one of Tokyo's best outlooks, the view from the observation deck is of a big panorama overlooking the Kanto Plain, with skyscrapers in the distance. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city for a rejuvinating day where you'll connect with nature in a spiritual setting.
Deep Dive into the World of Daruma Dolls

Deep Dive into the World of Daruma Dolls

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Daruma dolls are round-shaped dolls that have long been loved by the Japanese as good luck charms that help realize people’s wishes. In this one-hour workshop, you can create your original colorful daruma doll. Choose your favorite fabric, cut and paste it onto the daruma’s body, and paint a face on it. As daruma and fabrics are two of Chofu’s main specialties, this makes a perfect souvenir of your visit to the city. While waiting for the glue to dry, engage in fun little daruma-themed games or take pictures with a daruma mask on your head. Tea will also be served at this time. This is a great way to get a quick hands-on experience of Japanese culture while putting your creativity to work.
Direct to Gate: Sanrio Puroland Advance Passport Ticket (for foreign residents)

Direct to Gate: Sanrio Puroland Advance Passport Ticket (for foreign residents)

Sanrio Puroland is an indoor Sanrio theme park where all your "kawaii" dreams come to life! Here, you'll meet some of your favorite characters such as Hello Kitty, My Melody, Cinnamoroll, Pompompurin, Little Twin Stars and more! At this Sanrio theme park hosts many events and musicals and has various attractions and theme rides for the Sanrio characters.

Get this ticket now and avoid the long lines to purchase tickets! (Tickets are valid for 15 days from the date you selected to visit.)
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Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi Tour

Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi Tour

Relax and do things at your own pace with this chauffeur driven tour to the Fuji area. You will be picked up from any hotel or location within Tokyo 23 wards and start your day our with a comfortable drive over to Fuji. First stop at the marvellous Lake Kawaguchi which is a perfect serene spot to view Mt. Fuji. Enjoy a lunch at one of the many delicious traditional food spots in the area before continuing on to Hakone and Lake Ashi and a peaceful boat ride. Take the Ropeway to Owakudani volcanic area. The tour would take 7-10 hours depending on traffic and the pace you wish to set. This itinerary is totally customisable depending on your needs.
Authentic Zen Experience at Gionji Temple in Chofu, Tokyo

Authentic Zen Experience at Gionji Temple in Chofu, Tokyo

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Looking for a retreat from a hectic daily life where you can finding peace of mind? How about a relaxed 1.5-hour zen experience at a serene temple surrounded by lush green, less than an hour away from central Tokyo? In this session, you can experience zazen meditation, try out simple sutra recitation, and listen to the head priest’s preach. Also while you are there, take a tour around the main hall of the temple with more than 1000 years of history and take pictures. This is a perfect opportunity to break away from the hustle and bustle of the city to see the peaceful side of Tokyo and fully appreciate the beauty of Japanese culture.
Tokyo Fuji Art Museum Admission Ticket + Special Exhibition (when being held)

Tokyo Fuji Art Museum Admission Ticket + Special Exhibition (when being held)

★Sep 19, 2021(Sun) ~ Jan 16, 2022(Sun)
≪SPECIAL EXHIBITION≫ Ancient Egypt—The Creation of the World
≪PERMANENT EXHIBITION≫ From the Renaissance to the 20th Century—500 Years of Western Paintings
≪EXIHIBITION OF OUR COLLECTION≫  Through the Looking Lens : Ancient Ruins of the World

*Notice of changes to museum operating hours

Due to the Japanese government extending its declaration of national emergency in response to the ongoing pandemic, the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum has temporarily altered its opening hours as follows:

Open: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. (Reception closes at 3:30 p.m.)
Closed : Mondays, except on holidays, then closed on Tuesday
The 10 Tastings of Tokyo With Locals: Private Street Food Tour

The 10 Tastings of Tokyo With Locals: Private Street Food Tour

Eat your way through Tokyo's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour will leave every foodie satisfied!

Enjoy tastings typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food like Sushi and Gyoza. But that's not it! This tour is more than just food; it's a cultural experience! In between food stops, you'll also find city highlights making this experience a well-rounded tour that will satisfy every foodie.

Withlocals The 10 Tastings Private Food Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
Vegan / Halal Ramen and Gyouza

Vegan / Halal Ramen and Gyouza

Gyoza is a dumpling made with minced stuffing. They are becoming increasingly popular popular cross the world :) Wouldn't it be wonderful to make Ramen and gyoza at your home? the Ramen soup from the scratch.



In Japan, vegetarian food is quite tough to Dashi, soup stock made by mainly bonito frake (it's made out of fish stock).
Test Cutting Specialty SAMURAI course at a real dojo !

Test Cutting Specialty SAMURAI course at a real dojo !

This experience is specialized for tameshigiri or test cutting.
In tameshigiri ,there are only three types of cuts: Kesagiri (downward diagonal cut), Gyaku-kesa Giri (upward diagonal cut) and Suiheigiri (horizontal cut).
If we include cuts from 3 cutting the right and left, there are a total of six cuts.
Various techniques are then created from combing these six basic cuts.
In this lesson you will try the most basic and fundamental cut the migi kesagiri (right side downward diagonal cut).
If you can perform this cut correctly, you will be able to show off to your friends.
Private Tour - Visit Tokyo's Michelin rated Mountain, Mt.Takao

Private Tour - Visit Tokyo's Michelin rated Mountain, Mt.Takao

A beautiful tour only an hour away from the center of Tokyo!

Mt.Takao, with its easy access and beautiful natural environment, was rated three stars by the Michelin Guide as a great tourist destination in 2007. It is one of the two Japanese mountains that have a three-star reputation, the other being Mt.Fuji.

With 3 million visitors each year, Mt.Takao is the most visited mountain in the world! This mountain is also famous for the mythological creature it worships; the Tengu.

Mt.Takao is no taller than 599m, but on sunny days you can see across to Mt.Fuji, and enjoy the fantastic view of a sea of mountains. The route you will take on this tour is an easy one, partially involving a cable car ride, and is perfectly beginner-friendly!
Tokyo's Private Night Food Tour & Hotspots

Tokyo's Private Night Food Tour & Hotspots

Want to know how Toyko’s locals spend their evenings? Head out to the vibrant Kichioji neighborhood where tiny bars and gastropubs are everywhere you look. Watch the locals relax and unwind in a traditional Izakaya bar and enjoy delicous local drinks and snacks on this evening food tour. Kanpai!

Start your tasting experience in one of Kichioji’s tiny Izakaya bars where you’ll enjoy a local drink and snack. The vibe here is so cozy that you’ll get the feeling you are dining in someone’s home.

Follow your local host to a spot that’s famous for its Sukiayki soup, a one-pot dish made with boiled eggs, soy and stewed fishcakes. This local favorite also specalized in cocktails including orange yogurt and sake.

Swing by an Izakaya bar which has a 50s theme. With buzzing energy and friendly bartenders, this bar will be unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Pick a local drink to enjoy and pair it with Yakitori (fried cheese) and another snack of your choosing.
Mt. Takao Night Hike

Mt. Takao Night Hike

○ Features of Mt. Takao Night Hike

-You can see the beautiful night view and starry sky from the mountain that you can not taste in the daytime.

-Mt. Takao climbing with headlights can enjoy extraordinary adventures.

・ Because it is a 1.5-hour one-way hike, you can enjoy it without problems even if you are not physically strong or a beginner at night hike.

-Climb in a friendly atmosphere.
4-Day Private Self-Drive Road Trip in Shizuoka Japan

4-Day Private Self-Drive Road Trip in Shizuoka Japan

Explore and holiday in Shizuoka by Campervan. Included in this journey are incredible Mt. Fuji views, waterfalls, beautiful shrines, ocean side campsites and so much more. Travel at your own pace and experience incredible places that are beautiful and less travelled.
Zen food and hiking at Mt. Takao

Zen food and hiking at Mt. Takao

Mt. Takao is located only about an hour away from the center of Tokyo. In 2009, MICHELIN Voyager Pratique Japon, gave Mt. Takao its maximum of three stars and then this mountain is now wonderland to attract foreign visitors.It has an excellent view from the peak (599 meter in high). There is an easy way in climbing to use chair lifts or cable tramway. Even children and elderly people can reach the peak without undue exertion. This mountain also has many historical heritage, such as mountain temple , " Yakuo-in ".

At the foot of Mt.Takao, you can see fancy traditional village and you can enjoy shopping for souvenir.
Tokyo Guided Cycling Tour at the countryside, Hinode-machi

Tokyo Guided Cycling Tour at the countryside, Hinode-machi

【OUTLINE】

Why not enjoy cycling in Hinode-machi, a nice destination for a day trip from the central Tokyo, abundant in nature? An experienced local guide will show you to his recommended spots by electric motor bicycle according to your request.

【HIGHLIGHTS】

Enjoy nature to the fullest in a day trip from the center of Tokyo

Peaceful Hinode-machi where typical scene of Japanese mountain villages is condensed

Non-touristic area with varied views of forests, pure streams and waterfalls

Local guide who shows you to his recommended spots according to your request

Comfortable cycling by electric motor bicycle
Wagashi Sweets Making and Tea Ceremony Experience at Gionjij Temple in Tokyo

Wagashi Sweets Making and Tea Ceremony Experience at Gionjij Temple in Tokyo

Join this 2-hour class held at a serene temple in Tokyo and learn wagashi making and tea ceremony at once from specialists in the respective fields. Wagashi sweets and matcha green tea are staples of traditional Japanese tea ceremony. In this class, you can prepare both of them by yourself with expert assistance, and savor them during an authentic tea ceremony led by the head priest of the temple. This is a perfect class for those who want not only to see, but to have a hands-on experience of traditional Japanese culture.
Private Tour - A Hiking Tour of Mt.Takao and its Exciting Sights

Private Tour - A Hiking Tour of Mt.Takao and its Exciting Sights

Walk up a stream and discover a religious cave!

Been to Mt.Takao before? You have not seen the real Mt.Takao until you have seen what is introduced on this tour. The trail on which your otomo tour guide will take you on this tour is the 6th trail which is intertwined with a stream.

You will pass a cave which is said to have been created by a famous Japanese monk called Kobo Daishi and a waterfall where you can watch monks training, called the Biwa Waterfall.

To get to the top, you must walk through a stream, over stepping stones, and also climb a steep set of wooden stairs. Once you get to the top, the views are spectacular. When the sky is clear, you can see all the way across to Tokyo Bay, where the stream that you just climbed ends up!
Tokyo Enjoying a Green tea at Japan-US Summit Meeting Memorial

Tokyo Enjoying a Green tea at Japan-US Summit Meeting Memorial

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Why not enjoy matcha at Hinode-sanso which was visited by foreign VIPs?

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone invited the former US President, the former President of Soviet Union, and other foreign VIPs to Hinode-sanso, and built good relationships with them. Hinode-sanso is also a memorial hall exhibiting photos of those times and you can feel the history of Hinode-machi as well as Japan. After a tour of Hinode-sanso, you will take off your shoes at Seiundo, sit in the tatami room, and have matcha and Japanese sweets. Feel free to enjoy matcha and sweets without worrying to much about Japanese manners.
Tokyo's hidden nature cycling route - Okutama Historical Road Tour

Tokyo's hidden nature cycling route - Okutama Historical Road Tour

Starting at 'Trekkling cycling tours and rentals' near Okutama station, we will cycle to historical road once used by travellers in the Edo period.
I will introduce you to the history of the area and its nature and culture, which is very different from Tokyo. Along the way, we will come across old shrines, mountain villages, and wildlife. At the lake, we will visit a small museum exhibiting historic artifacts.
Anime Studio Visit and Workshop

Anime Studio Visit and Workshop

This is the perfect tour for anime/ manga lovers. In this 4-hour tour, visit Nerima area where many of the animation studios in Japan are based. A professional animation artist will go over the fundamentals of animation, as well as teach guests how to draw some of their favorite anime characters. After learning about anime and manga from the anime artist and trying their hand at drawing, the guests will take a tour of an animation studio in the area; some of the most famous anime/manga that have been produced here include Dragonball, One Piece, Initial D and more.