Excursions

JTB Sunrise tours – tours and excursions with English-speaking guide – are a long-established and successful product of JTB. On a Sunrise tour, you will join together with others to benefit from the services of an English-speaking guide and transportation to the major sightseeing spots. It’s the most cost-effective way of seeing the sights. By combining a variety of Sunrise tours, you can tailor-make your Japan trip according to your budget and time available.
To book JTB Sunrise tours and excursions, please contact us.
Price guarantee
We may change the £ sterling prices of Sunrise tours from time to time, due to changes in currency exchange rates. But the price you pay is the £ sterling price shown on the website at the time of making your booking.
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Mt. Fuji-Tokaido 1-Day Tour 2017

Sample the wares of Mt.Fuji with this 1-day Tour!

Journey to the Shizuoka-side of Mt. Fuji, where you can taste freshly-picked tea and seafood whilst visiting the jewels of the area’s past.

Travel in style on the Shinkansen with its spacious seats to Shizuoka from Tokyo. Watch daily life go by in Japan’s most prominent tea plantations to Suruga […]

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Mt. Fuji, Aokigahara Forest and Lava Cave Tour

Experience first-hand the natural beauty of the Mt. Fuji World Heritage area.
Travel from Tokyo to Mt. Fuji 5th station, where you can enjoy the scenic view above the clouds, at an altitude of 2,300 metres.
From there, travel with your English-speaking guide to the Aokigahara Forest located under the shadow of Mt. Fuji. Known as the “Sea […]

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Tokyo Discovery Tour

Discover the paths less trodden in Tokyo with this full day tour which takes you to a mixture of well-known sites and hidden-gems.
With your designated English-speaking guide, visit Nihon Minka-en, the Japan Open-Air Museum, where you can explore its traditional Japanese-style gassho-zukuri houses, like those in Toyama prefecture.
Soak in the atmosphere of the hustle and bustle […]

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Mt Fuji Golden Tour

Visit the hidden treasures of the Mt Fuji World Heritage area.

This special tour will take you to many of the sights that are missed by most visitors. Travel to Mt Fuji’s 5th station with an English-speaking guide by bus to enjoy the magnificent view from 2,300 meters above sea level.

Afterwards, journey to Oshino Hakkai, a […]

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Tokyo Morning Tour

Ideal to orient yourself in Tokyo and take in some of the city’s main sights on this morning tour with pickup service from major hotels.
Join this half-day morning tour to see Tokyo old and new.
Includes the Tokyo Tower for a panoramic view of the city; the Imperial Palace Plaza, site of the original Edo Castle; […]

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Nikko World Heritage 1-day tour

Nikko, around 95 miles north of Tokyo, is one of Japan’s most beautiful shrines. Take a relaxing excursion out of Tokyo to visit this magnificent historic complex. Now protected in a National Park, Nikko is one of Japan’s most important UNESCO World Heritage sites.
When the Tokugawa regime took power in the early 1600’s, this Shinto […]

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Mt.Fuji – Hakone 1-day tour

The classic volcano shape of Mt.Fuji dominates the landscape for miles around; revered by the Japanese as their most holy mountain, it is an iconic symbol of Japan recognised worldwide. This guided tour takes you to the Mt.Fuji’s 5th station to enjoy the view from 2,300 metres above sea level. Afterwards, take in Hakone’s beautiful […]

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Hidden Kamakura & Enoshima 1-day tour 2017

Kamakura is a coastal town in Kanagawa Prefecture, less than an hour south of Tokyo by train – ideal for a day trip. The most famous attraction is the Daibutsu – the Great Buddha in bronze 13.5m high, dating from 1252.
Depart Tokyo by coach to enjoy tea tasting at Jomyo-ji Temple. Afterwards, visit Hokoku-ji […]

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Dynamic Tokyo

This full day tour begins with the ascent of Tokyo Tower, modelled on the Eiffel Tower in Paris and offering panoramic views of the city. Then on to a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with green tea and traditional sweets. After Japanese lunch, admire the view of Nijubashi Bridge and the surrounding scenery at this National […]

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Walking tours in Tokyo

A range of walking tours in Tokyo, enabling you to explore interesting parts of this fascinating city at walking pace, in the company of a local expert.
Take the Tokyo metro to Harajuku, and see the trendy shops in Takeshita Dori, the Laforet store, one of Tokyo’s best “100 Yen” shops, and stop by a creperie.
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Ghibli Museum Tour

Starting from the Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku, and with transportation to the museum included with an English-speaking guide, the JTB Sunrise Ghibli Museum Afternoon tour is a convenient way to visit the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka.
The museum is some way outside the central Tokyo area: the private coach transportation and English-speaking guide service provided […]

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Tsukiji Outer Fish Market and Sushi Workshop

Visit the Outer market of Tokyo’s world-famous Tsukiji Fish Market: the largest marketplace in Japan, Tsukiji is busy and bustling even before the sun comes up. The small restaurants and eateries lining the outer market are all busy preparing fresh ingredients for the menus of the day. This area has many dedicated shops selling seafood […]

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Tokyo Sumo Tournament

Three times every year, Japan’s national Sumo tournament takes place in Tokyo. This excursion allows you to see Sumo, a 1,500 year old Japanese cultural tradition. Watch the live action for 2 hours from reserved seats in the famous Ryogoku Kokugikan hall. Afterwards, sample the traditional food of Sumo wrestlers – Chanko stew.

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Kyoto 1-day tour

The Kyoto full day tour visits all the main highlights of this historic city: Nijo Castle, with palace buildings arguably the best surviving examples of castle palace architecture of Japan’s feudal era, and a UNESCO World Heritage site; the Golden Temple (Kinkakuji), a Zen temple in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered […]

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Nara Afternoon tour

Take an afternoon excursion from Kyoto to visit historic Nara, which was Japan’s capital 710 – 784 AD (known as the Nara period). Many imposing buildings originally erected in that era are preserved. Todaiji Temple, one the world’s largest wooden structures, houses the great Buddha statue in bronze, nearly 15 metres high. Then on to […]

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Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking tour

Enjoy the scenery of Arashiyama and the bamboo groves of Sagano on a walking tour with English-speaking guide. Arashiyama (嵐山) is a pleasant district in the western outskirts of Kyoto. The area has been a popular destination since the Heian Period (794-1185), when nobles would enjoy its natural setting. Arashiyama is particularly popular during spring, […]

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Fushimi Inari Shrine & Sake Tasting tour

Take a trip out of Kyoto to Fushimi, home of many sake breweries, and visit a sake museum. Visit the Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, famous for “senbon torii” (1,000 gateways), painted red. First and foremost, Inari is the god of rice. But since the earliest times, Inari was seen as the patron of business, and […]

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Tea Ceremony at Gion & Ginkakuji Temple Walking tour

Visit Ginkakuji Temple (the Silver Pavilion), a World Heritage site. The main building at the temple was built in 1474 by the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa to emulate to Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) built by his grandfather. The intention was to cover it in silver, but austerity due to waging wars meant that construction was halted, and […]

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Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day tour

Travel by Bullet train from Kyoto or Osaka to Hiroshima, to visit firstly the Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima, a World Heritage Site. Established in the 6th century, it is famous for its beautiful Shinden-zukuri style structure (architecture representative of a nobles’ residence in the Heian period). The vermilion-painted shrine is constructed on pillars over the […]

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