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Explore Tokyo by Private Transport

Trains, buses, taxis, boats, and helicopters—Tokyo offers tourists a variety of means to explore the city efficiently. Private transport operators organize an array of tours for visiting new and old places of interest, for enjoying the food and the view, for appreciating traditional performing arts, and even for admiring Tokyo from the water and from the sky. The best part is that each ride presents the city from a different angle, and invites tourists to discover a new charm of Tokyo.

Sightseeing taxi

Versatile service for a leisurely excursion

Taxis are convenient for traveling between the airport, train station, and hotel. Another popular service in recent years is the sightseeing taxi, where drivers who know Tokyo inside out guide tourists around town in the comfort of a hired car. In addition to model courses that visit standard destinations, operators can customize courses to include places and stores requested by the customer for an original experience.

Sightseeing bus

Take a tour of Tokyo’s new and old sights

Tokyo is home to countless attractive tourist destinations, and sightseeing buses visit all the popular spots in as short a time as one hour. A variety of plans are available, too, from the standard tour of well-known spots to those focusing on night views, and even those that include the experience of traditional performing arts and observation tours. The latest hit is the open-top double-decker bus that offers a dynamic view of skyscrapers and other features of Tokyo’s cityscape.

Sightseeing boat

Sail off on an elegant cruise of Tokyo

Tokyo is home to waterways from Tokyo Bay to the Sumidagawa River that offer a completely different view of the familiar cityscape. This section introduces water bus and yakatabune houseboat services that take you on a magnificent voyage. Cruise by popular tourist spots like Asakusa and Odaiba, watch planes take off around Haneda Airport, and discover sights of Tokyo you’d never seen before.

Velotaxi, rickshaw, and helicopter

Enjoy Tokyo from a whole new angle

Tokyo has many more fun and convenient
forms of private transport. Velotaxis and
rickshaws are perfect for traveling short distances, and they even reward you with a refreshing breeze and a view of the cityscape that’s different from regular taxis or buses. Helicopters offer a stunning panorama of Tokyo from above that promises to make the memory of a lifetime.