Tokyo is one of the most-visited cities in the world for good reason – Japan’s capital offers visitors a host of attractions that are not to be missed. Here are some fun new ways to explore the classics.
Tokyo’s ability to thrill visitors with weird and wonderful attractions has led it straight to the top of many a traveller’s bucket list. The classics shouldn’t be missed, but that doesn’t mean you have to do them in the same way as everyone else. Follow a visit to the Tsukiji Fish Market with a sushi-making class with a sushi master, and meet a ninja at the Oshino Ninja Village to make a regular trip to Mt Fuji even more fun. Here are some of the top tours, with a twist.
This authentic 3-hour Japanese street food tour is the ULTIMATE foodie experience in Shibuya. Enjoy the best of all you want to taste in ONE tour!
Experience a part of Shibuya that no tourist will ever see on their own with the most delicious food only locals usually get to taste. Our local English speaking guide will show you the delicious side of this area, a place more known for being at the forefront of culture and fashion, and rarely known for its food.
Follow us on a foodie adventure exploring the most fascinating offbeat paths, and discovering the places the locals go, so the next time you visit you can do as a local does. Get the chance to try different amazing tastes including Wagyu beef skewer, Okonomiyaki, “Kare Pan”, different kinds of sushi, ending with a traditional dessert!
Book this unforgettable experience now to stroll into back alleys, enjoy seasonal and authentic dishes with a knowlegeable local guide, and bring back home delicious and unforgettable memories.
ActivitiesChallenge Sumo Wrestlers and Enjoy a Chanko Lunch / Dinner
Don't miss your chance to interact with real sumo wrestlers! Learn about the behind-the-scene stories and daily life of a real sumo wrestler while enjoying Chanko nabe (Japanese hot pot). This is also a very rare opportunity to actually wrestle with retired sumo wrestlers.
This tour is held in Asakusa on Monday (Lunch and Dinner), and Ryogoku on Thursday (Lunch). Please check the detail before you book!
ActivitiesTsukiji Fish Market Visit with Sushi Making Experience
Sushi is one of the most popular Japanese food for foreigners. It's easy to eat, but it can be difficult to make. During this tour, you can learn how to make sushi from a professional Sushi master. To be a Sushi master, you have to practice for more than 10 years, but in this workshop, you will learn the simple ins and outs of making Sushi so you can make delicious Sushi yourself. Before the workshop, you will explore the world's biggest and most famous fish market and learn about Japanese food.
Activities1-Day Mt Fuji Bus Tour with 4-D Mt.Fuji movie Ride and Ninja Experience
Discover the World Heritage listed Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest and most majestic mountain. During your full-day tour by air-conditioned coach, you’ll have the chance to visit Lake Kawaguchi, Oshino Hakkai (rural Japanese village with Mt. Fuji view) and meet a ninja at the Oshino Ninja Village. The trips up to Mt Fuji’s 5th station at an elevation of 2,300 meters and the flight simulator sightseeing attraction at Fuji airways are unforgettable.
In this 2.5 hour food tour, embark on a memorable food adventure with a small group guided by an English-speaking tour guide and, most importantly, a local foodie. Guests will weave through the crowded streets of Shimbashi (or Ginza in some cases), and visit restaurants serving local delicacies that are not for the weak-stomached, such as blowfish (fugu), horse meat, and more, along with traditional foods such as sushi and yakitori.
ActivitiesTokyo Bar Hopping Night Tour in Shinjuku
-Discover the Hidden Food Alleys and Bars in Shinjuku- Our tour guide will take you around the lively food alley in Shinjuku, one of the biggest nightlife districts in Tokyo. Small traditional izakaya bars and food stalls grill fresh chickens, seafoods, and vegetables.
-Pub Crawl through More Local Bars in Kabukicho- After visiting the first bar, we'll be hopping to 2 more bars in Kabukicho and Shinjuku 3-chome areas. These izakaya bars in nightlife district also get pretty crowded with local office workers, drinking with their co-workers after work at the tiny bars there at night.
-Immerse Yourself in Japanese Drinking Culture at Night in Tokyo!- Expect a Lot of Interactions with Locals in our Small-group Pub Crawl Night Tour! Break through cultural & language barriers.
Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
ToursKamakura and Enoshima for Train Lovers: Private Tour
Ride the Enoshima Electric Railway along the coast of Kamakura!
The Enoshima Electric Railway, known as Enoden, is a retro train line loved by the locals and tourists, and is the transportation method you will be using throughout this tour. The train moves at a comfortable speed, allowing you to enjoy the scenery of Kamakura's rich nature, made up of its coastline and mountains. Take your camera with you to photograph different scenes of the Enoden passing by, as well, such as it passing through the city in amongst the traffic, coming out of a tunnel or running past a shrine's torii gate. You will also visit Kamakura's island, Enoshima, to enjoy beautiful views of the sky, ocean and rocky beaches, and you might even catch Mount Fuji in the distance!
Bike around Tokyo like a local as you explore the city’s highlights on this 6.5-hour/20miles(32km) tour. In a small group of no more than six, explore the city's bustling main streets, quiet backstreets, snaking alleys, and attractive hidden paths. Admire the Meiji-jingu shrine, Zōjō-ji temple, and Aoyama cemetery, as well as more modern landmarks including Roppongi Hills and the designer shops of Ginza. After a riverside lunch (own expense) conclude your tour at the top of a skyscraper.
AdmissionMt. Fuji 5th Station, Lake Kawaguchi & Seasonal Fruits Picking from Tokyo
This full day tour is so rich in content that you definitely do not want to miss it! You will be brought to several popular sightseeing spots in Japan, including Mt. Fuji 5th Station (*), Kawaguchi Lakeside, Mt. Kachi Kachi Ropeway and Oishi Park for flower watching! Enjoy lunch at the Kawaguchi Lakeside restaurant with Yamanashi Prefecture's popular "Houtou Udon Noodles" meal set. At the end of the tour, you'll be lead to the Yamanashi Prefecture Sightseeing Orchard for seasonal fruit picking! Join in on this rich and wonderful, small group tour.
(*Due to winter and inaccessible road towards Mount Fuji 5th Station, you will be taken to Mount Fuji Visitor Center instead of Mt. Fuji 5th station)
AdmissionTokyo Tsukiji Outer Market Walking Tour and Rolled Sushi Class
Take a fascinating 'deep dive' into Japanese seafood cuisine during this 3-hour combination walking tour of Tsukiji Outer Fish Market and cooking class. During your time with us, wander through what locals call "Tokyo's stomach", as you experience the sights, sounds, and of course TASTES of native culinary traditions. There, you will learn how to cook authentic Japanese meals at the largest cooking school in Japan. Top off the tour by enjoying your own creation for lunch along with a copy of the recipe and a small gift to take back home with you.
*Due to a policy amendment of Tokyo metropolitan government, NO tour of inner wholesale fish market.
It's just 5mins walk to amazing sightseeing spots from ABC Cooking Studio such as Tokyo Station, Ginza, and Imperial Palace! Explore the heart of Tokyo after the tour!