Sprawling across 23 wards, Tokyo is truly a massive city. But you can conquer the huge metropolis with a biking or walking tour that covers one or two of the top neighborhoods. See below for tour options on foot and by bike in the Japanese capital.
Take an in-depth look at Tokyo history and traditional Japanese culture
Explore sights such as the famous Tsukiji Fish Market or historic Asakusa
Get a taste for Japan's incredible culinary delights or its raucous nightlife
Make your visit to sprawling Tokyo more manageable and personalized
Experiences typically last between two to four hours, though full-day tours are available
Private and small-group options are available
Walking tours focus on a specific neighborhood or theme. You might do some "locals-only" bar hopping with a Tokyo resident, or tour the city's traditional side with a sumo wrestler. Some walking trips even offer a private guide for an even more personalized, customizable Tokyo experience.
Biking tours offer the perfect blend of mobility and in-depth experiences. Climb aboard either a traditional cycle or an electric-powered e-assist bike to sample a selection of city attractions like Meiji Jingu Shrine and the Asakusa area, plus a sampling of hidden highlights frequently overlooked by visitors.
Explore Tokyo by electric bike on this guided adventure. Choose your ideal ride time—morning and afternoon—then hit the streets with a local cyclist and check out spots like Tokyo Station, Akihabara, Asakusa, Imperial Palace, and Ryogoku. Discover the city’s history, architecture, subcultures, and off-the-beaten spots on a fun ride around Japan’s capital city.
Get an intimate look at Tokyo during this bike tour. Discover the city’s hidden paths and top landmarks, cycling beneath the skyscrapers of Shinjuku to a local shrine and exploring neighborhoods like Ginza and Roppongi Hills. Pass landmarks like Meiji Jingu Shrine, Yoyogi Park, and the Imperial Palace before ending at the top of the 48-story Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. A guide, bike, and helmet are included.
Explore parts of Tokyo missed by most visitors and see the city like a local: On two wheels. This small-group cycling tour takes you on an adventure through twisting back streets and riverside bike paths away from the tourist crowds. Along the way you'll stop for included snacks and a Japanese-style lunch.
See Hakone and Mt Fuji with a private guide who will help you customize your time in the area just as you like it. No need to deal with tour groups or battle public transportation. Instead, you’ll have a private transport round-trip from Tokyo, plus an English speaking driver/guide to give you personalized attention and help you make the day the best possible experience.
Explore Tokyo on two wheels on this small-group bicycle tour. Pedal through the city streets at a slower pace than on a big bus tour and access places that bigger vehicles cannot reach. As you cycle to such landmarks as the Meiji-Jingu Shrine and Imperial Palace, your guide will fill you in on all the important historical and cultural background.
Step back in time to ancient Tokyo during this exploration of the city’s historic Yanaka district. Discover a different side of the sprawling Japanese capital that dates back to its Edo period of the 16th through 19th centuries, admiring the area’s charming mix of temples, springtime cherry blossoms, and timeless ‘reien’ (cemetery). A guide accompanies you on your visit, providing additional details about Japanese history and local culture.
Join a full-day guided tour from Tokyo that travels to Mt Fuji, then continues to nearby Lake Ashi and the Mt Komagatake Ropeway. Enjoy the ease of comfortable transportation and a knowledgeable guide, who will accompany you to the revered Mt Fuji's 5th Station. Take a short boat cruise on Lake Ashi and climb by aerial tram to the top of Mt Komagatake for views of Mt Fuji. Return to Tokyo by bullet train in the evening after taking in some of Japan’s iconic highlights.
Discover Tokyo accompanied by an experienced, private guide who shares the modern and traditional sides of the dynamic Japanese capital. Navigate the city's complex, yet efficient, subway system with your guide as you visit famous sites including the outer Tsukiji fish market, the traditional town of Asakusa, the Meiji Shrine. Stroll down Takeshita Street in Harajuku — home to Japan's youth and pop culture, and indulge in lunch on route (depending on option selected). This private tour can also be customized to suit your interests.
This half-day tour is an ideal choice for time-tight travelers visiting Tokyo. Avoid the hassle of navigating by having a private guide to take you around the city. A perk of the tour is that you won’t waste time going to sights that don’t interest you, as the route can be customized. A sample itinerary may include Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Shibuya Crossing, Takeshita Street in Harajuku, Imperial Palace, and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.
Combine the cultural delights and delectable bites of Tokyo on this 3.5-hour food tour of Japan’s capital. Accompanied by a guide, delve into the culinary scene of the city by visiting several popular bars and restaurants. Sample traditional treats from Ningyoyaki cakes to rice crackers. Deepen your knowledge of Japanese culinary and cultural traditions and enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour limited to 8 people.
Ultra-modern Tokyo still holds many old-fashioned surprises when you know where to go. On this 3-hour walking tour in the Ningyocho and Nihonbashi districts, your local guide shares hidden gems such as long-established shops that carry traditional musical instruments and incense. Learn about classic Japanese art forms and see vendors with stationery, calligraphy materials, gold-leaf decor and more. You'll also taste some favorite snacks while exploring a lesser-known side of Tokyo, traveling with a small group limited to 10 people for a personalized experience.
Orient yourself on your first day in Tokyo, and see the city through the eyes of a local. During this customized tour with your personal host, learn how to navigate and use Tokyo’s transport system. Choose from the city’s most famous attractions, or explore up-and-coming neighborhoods. Understand cultural practices, find the best places to eat, and get advice on Tokyo’s nightlife scene.
Get a taste of Japanese food and culture during this walking tour of Tokyo’s Shibuya district. Escape the tourist hordes as you eat like a Japanese local, sampling favorites like ‘okonomiyaki’ (savory egg pancakes), Wagyu beef skewers and more in the area’s off-the-beaten-path eateries and hangouts. Toast your adventure, and new friends, with an included glass of beer, ‘shochu’ (rice liquor) or soft drinks.
Seeking out the well-concealed back-alley bars of Tokyo's Shinjuku district is notoriously tricky for outsiders. Take the guesswork out of your trip on this guided tour that takes you barhopping to Izakaya bars in two different alleyways—a small group of no more than eight people means that you can easily access tiny bars with just a few seats. Between drinks and snacks (included) your guide shares insights into local culture in this atmospheric part of the city.
If you want to cover more ground than you would on a typical walking tour, a guided cycle tour is ideal. Venture off the main roads of central Tokyo without the risk of getting lost when you go with a guide. Over four hours you'll cycle to some hidden highlights that many travelers miss. Get some exercise while seeing the sights and learning more about the Japanese capital.
Bus tours can quickly transport you to top sights, but to really get a feel for Tokyo join this small-group bicycle tour. Soak up the atmosphere while pedaling at an easy pace through the back streets of the city between such historical attractions as temples and the Imperial Palace. Includes lunch at the famed Tsukiji Fish Market.
Discover the real Tokyo, far from the tourist trail, on this private cycling tour that takes you through local neighborhoods of on a classic 'steel' road bike, handcrafted with Japanese precision by a Japanese master frame-builder. Pedal through urban sprawl, across tranquil residential areas, and alongside picturesque riverside bike paths in the eclectic west Tokyo wards of Nakano, Suginami, Musashino, and Mitaka.
Bicycle tours are a travel style that allows you to maintain your social distance.
Take a bike tour to avoid the crowds and see the sights!
Stay active and get some exercise while visiting Tokyo on this biking tour
Cover 20 kilometers (12 miles) of Tokyo with a professional cyclist guide
Your guide leads you down the busy city’s hidden alleys and side streets
Bike and helmet rental are included for your convenience and safety
Pedal past some of Tokyo's top landmarks during this bike tour
Visit many neighborhoods in just 3-hour, while getting to explore outdoors
I take you to places you couldn’t reach by public transport.
Visit Mt. Takao on a full-day hiking tour from Takaosanguchi Station in Hachiōji, Tokyo. With a private guide just for your group, you’ll first visit the Takao 599 Museum to learn about the nature and wildlife that abounds on the mountain. Then, you’ll buckle up your boots for a hike along the trails to the summit, where Mt. Fuji can be seen on a clear day. The route back down includes a stop at an onsen for a relaxing soak in the Japanese hot springs.
See parts of Tokyo that most tourists never get to see by going on this guided cycle tour of the city’s backstreets. This is a private tour for you and your group, so you can go at your own pace and see as much as you like. You’ll also get taken to some delicious street stalls selling authentic Japanese foods which you can buy to keep you fueled up.
Enjoy one-way cycling tour to visit essential sightseeing spots in the central Tokyo with our folding bikes!
With about 15km distance, it might be a bit tough for you, however, we promise that you can have unforgettable experience by this tour.
We start at near Asakusa, one of the oldest town in Tokyo, then, cycle on the high streets.
We visit the Ginza, the imperial palace, Tokyo tower, Takeshita shopping mall in Harajuku, Meiji shrine and so on.
Finally, we arrive at the Shibuya zebra crossing. We can cross it by your bike, of course.
You can take trains and subways to another place from Shibuya.
Learn the Japanese art of archery with this experience in Tokyo. Put on a traditional uniform and try your hand at kyudo (archery) under the instruction of a guide. Get matched with a bow and arrows for your height and practice shooting at a straw bale. Move on to the shooting range and get advice for improving your technique.
Feel the sea breeze as you cycle through rural Ichinomiya, and hear all about one of Japan’s finest surfing spots from your local guide. You’ll also get taken to the venue of the 2020 Olympic games and hear all the inside scoop. Your bike, bottled water, and insurance are included, so no need to worry about arranging any of that. Just follow your guide and enjoy the ride.
Cover more ground than possible on foot and visit places inaccessible to tour buses on this guided cycling tour around eastern Tokyo. Cycling in a small group, see such landmarks as the Tokyo Sky Tree and pedal through neighborhoods including Ueno, Asakusa, and Akihabara, making stops at shrines, temples, and traditional shopping streets. En route, stop for an included traditional Japanese lunch and snack.