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ACCOMPANYING PERSONS' PROGRAM

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)
12:00Leave Tokyo University
12:45Lunch
14:00Asakusa Sightseeing
16:00Tokyo sightseeing spot (drive through)
17:15Arrive 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)
09:00Leave Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
09:45Ryogoku
Yukata wearing experience
10:30Edo Tokyo Museum
12:30Lunch
15:00Sumida River Cruise
17:30Arrive at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Take this opportunity to try Japanese Summer traditional cotton kimono, “Yukata.”
You can enjoy your lunch and Tokyo’s beautiful city view on a Sumida river cruise.

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You can choose one tour from 2 options.
(*Each tour itinerary will be updated later.)

① Mt. Takao, 1 day tour
Enjoy the beauty of nature in the mountains and the great panorama view from the lookout of Mt. Takao, near Tokyo.
This tour includes mountaineering. It is advisable to avoid this tour if you are not confident of your stamina.
[ Mt. Takao: http://www.takaotozan.co.jp/]
② TOKYO SKYTREE® & Solamachi, half day tour
Experience a dramatic Tokyo city view at the height of 634m at TOKYO SKYTREER, the tallest tower in Japan. Tokyo Solamachi with 300 shops and restaurants is one of the best places for your shopping!
[ TOKYO SKYTREE®: http://www.tokyo-skytree.jp/en/]
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Tour Itinerary (tentative)
10:00Leave Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
11:30Kamakura Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)
13:00Lunch
15:00Komachi-dori Street
18:00Arrive at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

The Great Buddha of Kotoku-in Temple is one of the three large Buddha statues in Japan, and a must-visit place in Kamakura.

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① Nikko, 1 day tour

Tour Itinerary (tentative)
08:00Leave Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
10:45Chuzenji Lake
13:00Lunch
15:20Nikko Toshogu Shrine
18:30Arrive at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Visit the Nikko Toshogu Shrine, which is a UNESCO world heritage site and a lavishly decorated shrine built in 1617 as a mausoleum for the famous shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu. After lunch, experience to making Yuba (tofu product) and tasting a variety of Sake.
Since Nikko is about 160 km away from Tokyo, this tour is going to be a little bit long; traveling time of the bus in one way will be more than 2.5 hours (i.e., 5 hours in a round trip).

② Shopping at Ginza, half day tour

(*The tour itinerary will be updated later.)
After sightseeing at the Imperial Palace, which used to be the castle that housed generations of Tokugawa shoguns, we will head to the Ginza area for your shopping experience.

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