OVERVIEW

Discover the bright lights, tech-forward, contrasting cultures and natural beauty of Tokyo – a city where futuristic elements and unrefined landscapes pave the way for an exceptional holiday.

Tokyo offers a unique holiday destination that you won’t experience anywhere else. Tantalise your taste buds with ramen, breathe in the spring air as you walk through cherry blossom lined path ways, hear the sounds of nature in a Japanese Garden, see the diverse landscapes of high-rise buildings and Mount Fuji from Skytree tower and end the day in a hot spring at an Onsen bath house. Tokyo certainly captures the senses on any visit, whether it’s your first or second.

Tokyo Multi-Centre Holiday Packages

If you’ve got more on your agenda that just visiting the world’s largest city, why not combine your Tokyo holiday with another destination in Japan, such as Kyoto. Famous for its Buddhist temple and palaces, once the capital of Japan, Kyoto is rich in culture and abundance in seeing Geishas. Whilst here, explore the enchanting Bamboo Forest. See our 12 night Essential Japan holiday itinerary.

For a city and beach holiday why not request a quote for a Japan and Fiji multi-centre holiday package where you spend 4/5 days exploring Tokyo’s diverse skyline with shopping and attractions and enchanting gardens before jetting off for a week long tranquil island escape in the South Pacific.

Tokyo is an exciting city for families, with so many things to do with kids that you’ll find yourself wanting to return back for more. Sprawling with museums that will keep your kids entertained, like the Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Fire Museum, National Museum of Nature and Science and RiSuPisa Panasonic Digital Network Museum, you will find that here’s unlimited ways to keep your little ones learning whilst having the time of their lives.

 

Furthermore, entertainment parks such as Legoland and Tokyo Disneyland offer fun days out filled with magic, from thrilling rides to play areas and attractions to discover.

 

Tokyo’s clustered skyline shouldn’t be dismissed, with a diverse collection of futuristic architecture and ancient temples and shrines, makes way for incredible experience just waiting to be tried.

 

Delve into Japan’s riveting history at Senso-ji – one of Tokyo’s oldest temples, which is also one of its most significant. Adjacent is a five-story pagoda called the Asakusa shrine and many shops nearby to explore. Furthermore, Meji Shrine is worth a visit as well as its surrounding forest.

 

Spectacular sights can be seen up high at Tokyo Skytree, which is Japan’s tallest structure standing 634 metres tall and is the second tallest structure after the Burj Khalifa.

 

Nature lover’s visiting Tokyo will want to explore the picturesque Lake Okutama for simply breathtaking views of forests and blue lakes.

For a slice of serenity in this bustling city, head to one of many hidden gardens in the city that showcase Edo-period landscaped gardens and traditional teahouses. We recommend visiting Koishikawa Korakuen or Rikugien Gardens for an off-the-beaten-path experience.

 

How many days do you need in Tokyo?

Japan can be explore in 5 days, however you can easily spend longer, such as 7 days exploring the city with plenty of things to do.

 

When is the best time to visit Tokyo?

The best time to visit Tokyo is between March and April and September and November. During March and April, you may be lucky to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom.

 

How long is a flight from the UK to Tokyo?

A direct flight from London to Tokyo is around 14 hours. However, this depends on the airline.

 

What language is spoken in Tokyo?

Japanese.

 

What currency is used in Tokyo?

Japanese currency is the yen.

 

What is the time difference in Tokyo?

Tokyo is 9 hours ahead of UK time.

 

Do I need a visa for Tokyo?

You do not need a visa to visit Japan for up to 90 days if you hold a British Citizen passport. You may need to provide evidence of a return ticket for your journey.

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Climate

Tokyo is a wonderful destination to visit all year round. Spring and fall offer milder temperatures making it easy to explore and get around and during April/March the cherry blossoms appear in full bloom, which is an iconic sight to enjoy.

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Jul 25°c
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Nov 12°c
Dec 8°c