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ACCOMPANYING PERSONS' PROGRAM

Important! We have revised the accompanying persons' program as of June 20, 2018.

Please kindly go through accompanying persons' tour details below and select the tours in the registration no later than Saturday, July 21, 2018 (JST).

Part I:

  • Accompanying person registered to Part I can benefit from the sightseeing tours organised from Monday, August 20 to Wednesday, August 22.

Part II:

  • Accompanying person registered to Part II can benefit from the sightseeing tours organised from Thursday, August 23 to Friday, August 24.

Program’s Details

Please find the tours’ details below.
(Programs and schedules are subject to change and may be modified without prior notice before the congress.)

Tour Itinerary (tentative)
12:30Depart from The University of Tokyo
13:00Lunch
14:15Explore Senso-ji temple / Asakusa Sightseeing
15:15Tokyo sightseeing spot (drive through)
16:00Arrive at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Enjoy Asakusa where the atmosphere of the Tokyo of past decades remains. You can try one of the most famous Japanese foods, Tempura, for lunch and look around must-see spots in Tokyo from the bus.

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Tour Itinerary (tentative)
09:00Depart from Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
09:50Ryogoku
Yukata wearing experience
11:00Edo Tokyo Museum
12:10Lunch
13:40Change into plain clothes from yukata
14:30Sumida River Cruise
16:30Arrive at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Take this opportunity to try Japanese Summer traditional cotton kimono, “Yukata” and explore the authentic atmosphere of an old Japanese town re-created in the Edo-Tokyo Museum.
You can enjoy great views of Tokyo from a new perspective on the Sumida river cruise after the traditional Japanese culture experience.

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You can choose one tour from 2 options.

① TT-3A: Mt. Takao 1-Day Tour*
Tour Itinerary (tentative)
08:30Depart from Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
09:50Mt. Takao
13:00Lunch
15:45Arrive at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

See a different side of Tokyo by walking the trail up Mt. Takao led by an experienced guide and explore the charming natural scenery of the Tama area.
You will ride halfway up the mountain in the cable car, and continue climbing on foot up to the Takao-san Yakuo-in Temple. Relax and enjoy lunch after the walk.

② TT-3H: TOKYO SKYTREE® & Japanese Culture experiences*
Tour Itinerary (tentative)
09:00Depart from Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
09:50TOKYO SKYTREE® (Tembo Deck & Tokyo Solamachi)
12:30Lunch at Keio Plaza Hotel
14:00Japanese Culture experience courses
Japanese calligraphy
Japanese woodblock print
15:30Conclusion of the tour

Arrive at the massively popular TOKYO SKYTREE® and enjoy the best views of Tokyo from its observation deck. The bustling Tokyo Solamachi shopping district below also offers great chances to pick up some souvenirs. After visiting the TOKYO SKYTREE area, Japanese culture experience courses will be given at the Keio Plaza Hotel.
[TOKYO SKYTREE®: http://www.tokyo-skytree.jp/en/]

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* Sponsored by Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
Participants of the above complimentary programmes may be photographed/filmed by an authorized photographer/camera operator for Tokyo Convention and Visitors Bureau (TCVB) record-keeping purposes and for use in future Tokyo PR.
By registering for these programs, you agree that your image may be used in full/in part and distributed for the above-mentioned purposes.

Tour Itinerary (tentative)
10:00Depart from Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
11:30Kamakura Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)
12:50Lunch
14:50Komachi-dori Street
18:00Arrive at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Kamakura was once the political center of Japan during the Kamakura Period (1185 to 1333) which is known for the rise of the samurai. The Great Buddha of Kotoku-in Temple is one of three large Buddha statues in Japan, and a must-visit place in Kamakura. You will also walk through the Komachi-dori Street, a 360 meters long shopping street.

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Tour Itinerary (tentative)
09:00Depart from Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
10:00Sankei-en Garden
12:15Lunch
14:00Afternoon Tea Cruise
17:15Arrive at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Explore Sankei-en Garden, a traditional Japanese style garden which exhibits a number of historic buildings from across Japan. After lunch, enjoy the cruise that circles Yokohama Bay.