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Tokyo: Go-Kart Tour and Photoshoot

1. Tokyo: Go-Kart Tour and Photoshoot

Enjoy a day out on the town feeling the breeze of the city from a custom-built go-kart. This tour takes you through the center of Tokyo, namely the Shinjuku and Shibuya areas, and allows you to experience Japan in a unique way.  Before you begin the tour, you'll have the option to dress up in a costume of your favorite character. Then, zoom off into the Shinjuku area. Drive to see Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building and then head to the iconic Shinjuku Love Sign. Zip along through the famous nightlife district area near Shinjuku Station and then to the shopping district of Harajuku. After that, head to one of the most iconic places in Tokyo, Shibuya Crossing. Return to the meeting point following Shibuya Crossing.  Your guide will lead the way, so you don't have to worry about missing any important sights. They will also take plenty of fun photos of and for you during the experience. On returning to the meeting point, your guide will airdrop or email you all the photos taken.

From Tokyo: Mt. Fuji Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

2. From Tokyo: Mt. Fuji Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

Experience the most famous sightseeing spots around Mount Fuji. Learn about Japanese history and culture while soaking in the dramatic views around Mount Fuji. Depart from Tokyo by bus and arrive at Kawaguchiko Oishi Park where you can capture beautiful photos with lake Kawaguchi and Mount Fuji in the background. Head to Oshino Hakkai, one of the most famous spots in the Fujisan area, and see the 8 different lakes located there. Taste the water from Mount Fuji. Continue to Arakura Sengen Park, located halfway up Mount Arakura in Fujiyoshida in the Yamanashi Prefecture. Take in the panoramic views of the city with Mount Fuji in the background and admire the cherry blossoms. Then, explore Gotemba Premium Outlets or Gotemba Heiwa Koen (Peace Park). Enjoy time to shop or visit the Peace Park in Gotemba City with beautiful views of Mt. Fuji. See the chalky stupa which contains some of the Buddha's ashes. Visit the Buddhist Monastery of Nihonzan Myohoji Temple where 33 Kannon, goddess of mercy, images are housed. Stroll around this authentic Japanese garden before being be dropped back at the Shinjuku Subaru.

Private Day Trip to Nikko from Tokyo: UNESCO and Nature

3. Private Day Trip to Nikko from Tokyo: UNESCO and Nature

Set off towards the Nikko area after being picked up at your hotel in Tokyo. Your first tour destination is the breathtaking Kegon Falls, at around 100 meters high, and are one of the top three waterfalls in Japan. Follow the stream to the scenic Lake Chuzenji. During Fall you can take in the drama of the seasonal change in colors with the lake in the background, and take some wonderful pictures. The area is home to many shrines and temples, which you'll also visit on your tour of the area.   After arriving at the designated sightseeing spot, you will have the opportunity to explore the area on your own. The flexibility of a private transfer means you have the opportunity to return to your hotel in Tokyo at any time. You also have the option to book an English-speaking guide to accompany you on your trip to Nikko who will be with you throughout the day.

Tokyo: Photo Shoot with a Private Vacation Photographer

4. Tokyo: Photo Shoot with a Private Vacation Photographer

The tour provider will organize the locations for your photo shoot based on your own unique requirements, whether it be a family getaway, a romantic trip or a livelier one with friends.  Once the details are organized, you will receive confirmation of all the information you need, leaving you to simply meet the photographer on location in Tokyo and let them work their magic, capturing your travels in a contemporary and candid style of photography. Your highly experienced Tokyo vacation photographers are handpicked local experts, who will share their knowledge of the city with you like an old friend. When your photo tour has finished, you will receive a link to your own personal online gallery (password protected) within 5 working days, containing your professionally edited images, all free to download. Create mementoes that will last a lifetime, and look back over your travels with fond memories.

Tokyo: Shinjuku and Shibuya Night Photography Tour

5. Tokyo: Shinjuku and Shibuya Night Photography Tour

Explore the electric nighttime atmosphere of Tokyo during this 2.5-hour night photography tour. Learn from a professional photographer guide how to capture the light trails of traffic with the neon signs and of the vast metropolis in the background. Wander the neon-tinged streets of Tokyo’s Shinjuku and Shibuya, learning tips for composition, framing, and timing along the way. Wander through the neighborhoods of Shibuya and Shinjuku after dark, receive photography tips and insider knowledge from an expert guide. Explore the area of Kabukicho and Memory Lane. After getting your fill of colorful Shinjuku’s traffic and back alleys, journey by train to the nearby Shibuya where you'll end your journey at the famous scramble crossing.

Asakusa: Kimono Makeover with Photoshoot Tour

6. Asakusa: Kimono Makeover with Photoshoot Tour

Your adventure begins at a charming Kimono shop in Asakusa. Put on the Kimono with the help of the local staff and get your hair done before you head out to start off with the photoshoot.   Stop at famous locations to take beautiful portraits of you and your partner or friends. Visit Hoppy Street, Denpoin Street, and more back alleys of Asakusa where your guide takes photos as you bask in the surrounding atmosphere. Experience an unforgettable trip for all occasions and take home with you the memories.  Your local guide will take you to Sensoji, where you will be able to learn the history of Buddhism and Shintoism in Japan. Here take some more photos within the temple as well as the gardens and the famous Nakamise Street surrounding the temple.  In the end, your guide will take you to other districts within Asakusa such as the Azuma bridge. On the bridge, you will have breathtaking views of the bizarre Sapporo monument, as well as the Tokyo SkyTree. Go above the observatory and have a beautiful picture taken of you.

Tokyo's Upmarket District: Explore Ginza with a Local Guide

7. Tokyo's Upmarket District: Explore Ginza with a Local Guide

Discover Ginza through the eyes of a local on a fully customizable tour of one of Tokyo's most interesting areas. Stroll the Ginza district and uncover the heart of the city's most popular place for entertainment, shops and flashing lights.  Be matched to a knowledgeable local guide based on your interests and personality Start with a walk through the Chūō district, closed to vehicles at the weekend and sometimes home to small street concerts. Go to Tsukiji Market and marvel at the organized chaos of the legendary fish market; or get involved if you are feeling brave!  If you are traveling with kids, or just young at heart, and fancy exploring one of Japan's most famous toy stores, go to the Hakuhinkan Toy Park and discover giant stuffed toys and tons of other goodies to indulge your playful side. Pop into some of the countless designer stores or follow your host to one of the less-expensive shops to save some cash. Discover traditional stores, such as Kyukyodo, where the beautiful Japanese paper, cards and fans are a feast for the eyes. If you prefer, your host can leave you outside the famous Kabukiza, where you can watch one off the acts or performances at leisure. Alternatively, they can take you to one of their favorite restaurants or izakayas (a casual dining venue) so you can sample some authentic Japanese food and drinks on your own. The possibilities are endless in Ginza and your local host will design the best experience for you and your group, all based on your interests and desired length of your adventure. 

Tokyo: Metropolis Photography Tour

8. Tokyo: Metropolis Photography Tour

Learn how to create compelling images of Tokyo’s architectural structures and the people that populate the vast modern city’s concrete environment. You’ll be coached on using composition concepts like leading lines, negative space, and juxtaposition, practicing these techniques in order to convey a variety of photographic narratives. Your journey will begin in Shiodome, a district walled in with glass and steel skyscrapers. From here, head to Ginza, a district famed for its broad avenues lined with intricate examples of avant-garde architecture. Afterward, you will end up in Yurakucho to explore the innards of the monolithic Tokyo International Forum.

Tokyo: Private Shinjuku District Photography Tour

9. Tokyo: Private Shinjuku District Photography Tour

Shinjuku is a famous district for shopping and eating. This tour will introduce you to the most scenic spots of the area. First stop is Odakyu Department Store. Here you will take a picture from the west side of Shinjuku Station of the many office buildings located nearby. From the 12th floor of the department store, you can admire views of the modern city of Tokyo. Continue to the Shinjuku Eye, a piece of public art near Shinjuku Station. It has the shape of a large eye and is 10 meters in length. Capture images of this artwork that has been watching over Shinjuku City for over 50 years. At the Shinjuku Sumitomo skyscraper, capture an interesting view of the geometric patterns at the new plaza and shopping space. Next, head to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, where there is an observation deck on the 45th floor. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Tokyo Tower, the Sky Tree, and even Mt. Fuji when the weather is nice. Next stop is the popular Yodobashi Camera store. Take pictures against the backdrop of this store which has a unique design. At night, the light has a stronger impact, and on rainy days, the road surface gets wet and the light is reflected, so you can take fantastic pictures. Continue to the Shintoshin Pedestrian Bridge, a famous photography spot that is often posted on YouTube. Admire the scenery of the office district on the west side of the station and the chaotic scenery of the downtown area on the east side. Then, head to Omoide Yokocho, a bar area with small taverns. It is a very popular photo spot where you can take atmospheric pictures in narrow alleys. Final stop is the downtown area of Kabukicho Ichibangai, home to various shops and restaurants. Take some final photos of the buzzing neon lights and busy street scenes.

Streets of Tokyo Photography Tour

10. Streets of Tokyo Photography Tour

Get out of your comfort zone and get close to the locals on this street photography tour. Learn how to shoot in the chaos of Tokyo’s crowds and get confidence in approaching strangers and shooting candid photos in public. You will also be coached on various composition techniques that will enhance your photos, such as creatively utilizing reflections and contrasting light. You will start in Harajuku and dive into the masses of people on Takeshita street. Seeking a respite from the chaos, you will explore a hidden shrine and garden before heading back into the crowds of Omotesando. Finally, you will venture on to Shibuya and explore its back alleys and hidden districts such as Nonbeiyokocho (Drunkard’s Lane).

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What people are saying about Kantō Region

... great trip ... Beautiful weather and very nice locations. The lake was nice but windy, shame it was just 1/2 hour. The location of the hill with te pagode was on my list for a long time ... very nice view of Fuju in every way. Just get good shoes and good condition. The ponds where also nice and beautiful location again ... rather had 2 hours to visit all 8, just mised one due to time. The Peace Park was ok, liked the valley of the Kannon statues and the garden ... had luck to see and hear the Monks pray. Only downpoint was traffic to Fuji and back. But the day made it ok.

Very nice trip. Central entry point in Shinjuku and on a beautiful day you will get beautiful views of Mt. Fuji! Definitely worth it and a must do if you want a side trip!

My Fuji was spine tingling amazing to see - the bus journey and the guide and the stops at various observation locations was all wonderful- thankyou for the great day :)

Amazing place to visit! The staff is really nice and the owls are treated very well

Great tour! Fortunately, the weather was sunny and I took nice pics