TOUR
TOKYO KANTO

Private Tour - Akihabara: Popular Spots for First-time Visitors

Tour Code :

PV0004J4S

Departs from :

Tokyo

Tour Brand :

Tokyo Walking Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥12,500 ~

Overview :

Anime, games, consumer electronics, and maid cafes—this is Akihabara!
Said to be the mecca for anime, electronics, and entertainment idols, Akihabara is greatly popular not just among Japanese but international travelers as well.
This tour takes customers to all things Akihabara! Visit spots featuring anime and games, as well as a maid cafe where the establishment itself is much like a theme park.
Customers who aren't that into anime and games can look forward to visiting a large-scale discount store selling a variety of Japanese souvenirs.
On Saturdays and Sundays, Akihabara's main road is closed to vehicles and becomes a pedestrians' paradise, making it a great spot to take photos!
This is an excellent tour for those who'd have no idea where to go among the many establishments in Akihabara.
- Feel free to buy your favorite game and anime merch.
- At a game center, try your hand at various games.
- At a maid cafe, enjoy having a chat and taking pictures with maids.
- Visit a shop selling treats and items perfect for souvenirs.
- Head to one of Tokyo's largest electronic goods stores, Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Akiba.
- Enjoy Japan's "otaku" culture with items such as gachapon (capsule toys dispensed from vending machines) and action figures.
This is a private tour that can be booked for 1 to 6 people. Customers can have an enjoyable tour with people they know at their own pace.
- This tour promotes Eco-friendly efforts as stated under Sunrise Tours' Sustainable Development Goals.
Please check the following page for details.
http://jtbgmt.com/en/g-web/sdgs

Itinerary

day1

11:00- Meet at Akihabara Sta. Electric Town Exit in front of Ticket Office Akihabara Sta. Electric Town Exit in front of Ticket Office
11:05-11:30 25(min) Radio Kaikan This large shopping mall is packed full of Akihabara's culture. Lovers of anime and action figures simply can't resist!
11:40-12:00 20(min) Volks Akihabara Hobby Tengoku As the first order of business in Akihabara, let's dive into the world of anime and games!
Volks Akihabara Hobby Tengoku is a store specializing in character merch and other products, a heaven for hobbyists and enthusiasts. Their numerous items span a wide range of genres, from the latest anime to Hollywood films. Just looking around is a treat in itself!
12:05-12:35 30(min) Sega Akihabara Building 3 The mecca for anime and game culture, Akihabara is also replete with arcade games! There are plenty of ways to enjoy from playing dynamic video games in large screens, trying your luck at claw machines, and taking commemorative pictures in a photo booth.
12:40-13:30 50(min) Maid Cafe & Bar Akiba Zettai Ryoiki Akihabara is also synonymous with maid cafe! Visitors are welcomed by charming girls wearing maid costumes. This kind of cafe is unique to Japan, so enjoy every moment amid the ambiance.
13:40-14:00 20(min) Akihabara Gachapon Hall This facility is filled with vending machines dispensing gachapon, a popular Japanese item. These plastic balls containing a palm-sized item make great souvenirs! There are over 300 kinds of gachapon—action figures, toys with sound effects, and other miscellaneous items—that everyone's bound to find something for themselves.
14:15-14:45 30(min) Don Quijote Akihabara Visit one of Japan's largest discount stores.
Don Quijote is filled to the brim with an overwhelming assortment of products, from household goods on the 2nd floor to particular goods such as party items and even cosplay items!
14:55-15:25 30(min) Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Akiba Akihabara flourished as a district of PC parts and electrical appliances. Let's end the tour at this store with an array of consumer electronics. Feel free to buy products of top quality you can only expect from Japan!

PV0004J4S

Remarks:Conducting Company: otomo Inc.
3F Mitomi Building, 3-13-3 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
(This is not the meeting location.)
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
- If customers do not arrive at the appointed time even when 60 minutes have passed, the tour will be considered canceled. (No Show 100%)
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
- In case a destination is temporarily closed, the tour may be guided to an alternative destination. Thank you for your understanding.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
- Akihabara Sta. Electric Town Exit in front of Ticket Office
- The otomo Inc. guide will be waiting holding a board with the otomo logo as an identification marker.
[Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring]
Please wear clothes which are comfortable to move around in.
[Important Notes: Not Included in Tour Charge]
- Transportation expenses
- Admission fees
- Meal charges
- Souvenirs
- Experience fees
(at least JPY 1,800 in cash required for each person)