Hamariku Garden Tokyo in autumn
Hama Rikyu Garden Tokyo
Asakusa in winter 500 x 500 (2)

Tokyo

Tokyo is a vast metropolis with a wide range of sights for any tourist. Explore the neon delights of Shinjuku and Shibuya and visit the famous Shibuya Crossing and the statue of Hachiko. Explore some of the older parts of Tokyo like Asakusa and the famous Sensoji Temple and Nakamise souvenir shopping street. Visit the modern fashion areas of Harajuku with the street fashion of Takeshita-dori or the high-end fashion in Omotesando. Explore some exquisite gardens like Hama Rikyu Garden, Shinjuku Gyoen, or the expansive Meiji Jingu Shrine.

 

Stay

Our clients often stay at the Park Hotel Tokyo. Located in the Shiodome/Shinbashi area this boutique hotel occupies the floors from the 25th floor where the lobby is located to the 33rd floor at the top of the building. All rooms have nice views across the Tokyo skyline and the lobby features many beautiful art works and exhibitions. Imperial Hotel Tokyo is also an option for those wishing a high-end experience in Tokyo and is conveniently located near the Imperial Palace.

 

Location

Kyoto - it is approximately two and a half hours from Tokyo to Kyoto by Shinkansen (Bullet Train).

Osaka - it is approximately three hours from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka Station by Shinkansen (Bullet Train).

Matsumoto - a direct Limited Express train from Shinjuku Station to Matsumoto takes approximately three hours.

Kawaguchiko - a direct Limited Express train from Shinjuku Station in Tokyo to Kawaguchiko takes approximately two hours.

Kanazawa - the Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Kanazawa Station takes approximately two and a half hours.

 

Events

The timing of the cherry blossoms can vary from year to year but the cherry blossoms in Tokyo are usually at their peak in late March to early April. The Autumn colours in Tokyo usually peak in late November