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7 days in Tokyo

Enjoy local food and sights

Explore the fantastic Tokyo

Experience Tokyo’s vibrant culture in a 7-day itinerary, exploring popular districts like Shinjuku, Asakusa, Akihabara, Harajuku, Shibuya, Roppongi, and Ginza. Discover ancient temples, bustling shopping streets, and Tokyo’s famous nightlife. Highlights include visiting Sensoji Temple, Tsukiji Fish Market, Meiji Shrine, and Tokyo Tower. Take a day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage site, Nikko, for a breathtaking cultural experience. Complete your journey by admiring the Imperial Palace East Gardens and enjoying Ginza’s high-end shopping and dining scene.

People crossing street

Day 1: Arrival and Exploring Shinjuku


Arrive in Tokyo, and check in at your hotel in Shinjuku.
Take a stroll around Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.


Lunch at a local ramen shop.
Explore the bustling streets of Kabukicho and Golden Gai.


Dinner at an izakaya in Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane).
Enjoy the nightlife at one of Shinjuku’s many bars and clubs.

Akihabara electronic district

Day 2: Asakusa, Akihabara & Ueno


Visit Sensoji Temple in Asakusa.
Browse the shops along Nakamise Street.


Lunch at a local sushi restaurant.
Explore Akihabara’s anime, manga, and electronics stores.


Visit Ueno Park and the surrounding museums.
Dinner at an authentic Japanese restaurant in the area.

Lady of liberty odaiba

Day 3: Tsukiji Fish Market and Odaiba


Visit Tsukiji Outer Market for a sushi breakfast.
Explore the various stalls selling fresh seafood and other products.


Head to Odaiba, an artificial island with shopping centers and attractions.
Visit teamLab Borderless, a digital art museum.


Enjoy a scenic dinner at a waterfront restaurant in Odaiba.
Ride the Ferris wheel at Palette Town for stunning views of Tokyo.

Tourist walking in forest park

Day 4: Harajuku, Shibuya, and Omotesando


Stroll along Takeshita Street in Harajuku, famous for its fashion and quirky shops.


Lunch at a themed café or enjoy Harajuku’s famous crepes.
Walk down Omotesando, a tree-lined avenue with upscale boutiques and cafes.
Visit Meiji Shrine, dedicated to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken.


Experience the famous Shibuya Crossing, one of the world’s busiest pedestrian intersections.
Explore Shibuya’s shopping and entertainment options.
Dinner at a local yakitori or kaiseki restaurant.

Tokyo tower at night

Day 5: Roppongi and Tokyo Tower


Visit Roppongi Hills, a popular shopping and dining complex.
Explore the Mori Art Museum and the surrounding cultural attractions.


Lunch at a teppanyaki restaurant in Roppongi.
Head to Tokyo Tower for breathtaking panoramic views of the city.


Explore the nightlife in Roppongi, with its bars, clubs, and international restaurants.
Dinner at a fusion or international cuisine restaurant.

Waterfal between mountains

Day 6: Day trip to Nikko


Take an early train to Nikko, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Explore the stunning Toshogu Shrine and its intricate architecture.


Lunch at a local soba restaurant.
Visit the scenic Kegon Waterfall and Lake Chuzenji.


Return to Tokyo by train.
Relax at your hotel or explore Shinjuku’s nightlife.

Ginza crossing

Day 7: Ginza and Imperial Palace


Visit the Imperial Palace East Gardens and the surrounding parklands.


Lunch at a sushi or tempura restaurant in Ginza.
Explore Ginza’s high-end shopping district and art galleries.
Visit Sony Park, a multi-level public space with interactive exhibits.


Take a stroll through Hibiya Park.
Dinner at a traditional kaiseki or sushi restaurant in Ginza.
Catch a kabuki performance at Kabukiza Theatre (optional).

tokyo central at night

Day 8: Departure

Check out of your hotel and head to the airport for your departure. Say goodbye to Tokyo, reminiscing on your unforgettable experiences in this dynamic city!

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