Tokyo Day Trips

Odawara castle

Odawara

If you are looking for a short day trip to experience the Shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo, the small city of Odawara can make for…


Nikko

Nikko

Only about two hours travel from the centre of Tokyo; Nikko is a beautiful and tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of one of…


Mount Fuji

Mt Fuji

Mt Fuji is probably Japan’s most iconic landmark and is easily accessible from the major cities in Japan. Standing 3776 metres this perfect conical dormant…


Kawagoe

Kawagoe (Little Edo)

Kawagoe is to the north of Tokyo and is a extremely fascinating area for a day trip that is like a trip back in time. Sometimes called Little…


kamakura buddha

Kamakura

Kamakura is another excellent place to visit for a day trip from Tokyo; it is situated about 50 kilometres to the south west of the…


Narita

Narita & Sawara

When many people think of Narita, they may think of the international airport and the giant shipping and logistical industries that support it. But Narita…


Shonan monorail

Tokyo Day Trips

With the Shinkansen bullet trains travelling so regularly and reaching speeds in-excess of 300 kms an hour, places as far away as Osaka or Kyoto…


Yokohama Night

Yokohama

The second largest city in Japan after Tokyo’s combined 23 Wards, Yokohama is Tokyo neighbour and can be accessed from Tokyo in as little as…