Taking in Tokyo

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With over 30 million tourists visiting Tokyo last year, it is safe to say it has become a tourist destination of choice. As Japan’s capital city, it is one of the most populated cities in the world. It has something for everyone with its unlimited choices for shopping, entertainment, food and cultural, and historic sites.

Things to Know

  • You can easily get a SIM card from the vending machines at the airport.
  • Don’t leave a tip – there is no tipping culture in Tokyo.
  • Tokyo is nine hours ahead of GMT, making it five hours ahead of UAE.
  • The best months to visit Tokyo are March, April, October, and November but if you want to see the beautiful cherry blossoms plan from late January to April.
Abu Dhabi International Airport to Narita International Airport
Duration: 9 hours 50 minutes
Direct Flight
Economy Class

What to Do

Tokyo Tower

Standing 333 metres high in the centre of the city, Tokyo Tower is the world’s tallest, self-supported steel tower and, thanks to its central location, offers an interesting view of the city, despite being only at a relatively moderate height.

Opt for the Top Deck Tour that provides a hands-on panoramic experience on ‘The Future of Tokyo’. This tour can be booked in advance, with a multilingual voice guide system available in 13 languages.


  • Children (4-6 years) – AED39.50
  • Juniors (7-15 years) – AED59
  • Adults (16 and above) – AED92

Suggested time: 1 hour
Tip: Book online and save www.tdt.tokyotower.co.jp

Senso-Ji Temple

The most famous and photographed temple of Tokyo. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in the capital.
Price: Free
Suggested time: 1 hour

Tokyo Disneyland

Embrace the wonder and fantasy of Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea. Tokyo Disneyland is one of the most popular theme parks in Japan. It seems like there is no off-season here! There are seven themed areas that can keep the family busy for hours.
Price: AED310 per person

Where to Stay

The Knot Tokyo Shinjuku (3*)

With many spots within the hotel exhibiting modern Japanese culture, The Knot is directly infront of the lush green Shinjuku Central Park. The hotel was also designed with a strong connection to this park in mind, welcoming all that live, work, visit, and have fun in Shinjuku.
Price: from AED299 per night for a Standard room

Package for three nights (including flights and accommodation)
Price: AED4,679 per person for a Standard room

Based on 2 people sharing. 
Breakfast available
Multilingual staff

Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel (4*)

As the official hotel of Tokyo Disney Resort, Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel offers quick and easy access to both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea by monorail.
Price: from AED649 per night for a Standard room

Package for three nights (including flights and accommodation)
Price: AED5,019 per person for a Guest room

Based on 2 people sharing.
Breakfast available
Multilingual staff
Children activities available

The Prince Park Tower Tokyo (5*)

Located in the heart of Tokyo, The Prince Park Tower will give you spacious rooms with great views of the city. Want to spend a night in? There is a bowling alley and karaoke lounge in the hotel.
Price: from AED1,259 per night for a Deluxe room

Package for three nights (including flights and accommodation)
Price: AED5,659 per person for a Standard room

Based on 2 people sharing.
Breakfast available
Multilingual staff

Recommended Tours

Tokyo Morning Tour

Visit Tokyo Tower, the Imperial Palace Plaza, and Senso-ji Temple with an English-speaking guide on this sightseeing bus tour of Tokyo.

The tour includes:

  • Guide
  • Tickets

Price: AED189 per person
Suggested Duration: 4-6 hours

Full Day World Heritage Mt. Fuji Golden Tour

Visit Mt. Fuji World Heritage Site, including Oshino Hakkai and Shiraito Falls, accompanied by an English-speaking guide on this bus tour.

Price: AED279 per person
Suggested Duration: 11 hours

An Authentic Taste

With over 160,000 restaurants to choose from we highlight some authentic food to look out for. You can find them on the street side or at find dining restaurants, but make sure you try them.


Traditionally made with delicately wrapped seaweed and vinegared rice with slightly torched seafood. You can grab a piece of this Southeast Asian dish with chopsticks and dip it into soy sauce or wasabi, or both!


Tempura is a dish of battered and fried fish, seafood, or vegetables. Originated in Japan in the mid-16th century, special care is given to the way the ingredients are cut, as well as to the temperature of the batter (ice cold) and oil (very hot) for deep-frying.


Udon is a dense and chewy noodle made from wheat flour that originated from Southern Japan. It’s one of the most popular foods in Japan due to its delicious taste, inexpensive price point, and versatility.

Tokyo transfer options available as follows:

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Prices are starting prices, including applicable taxes, and fuel surcharges. Packages include return Economy Class flights with Etihad Airways departing from Abu Dhabi, priced per person sharing a twin room. Book from 30 March – 30 May 2019. Travel from 30 March – 31 July 2019. Terms and conditions apply including high season surcharges, restrictions on offers during special events travel period. Airport transfers are not included unless otherwise stated. Hotels are based on “Room Only” basis unless otherwise mentioned. Conditions apply.