It is impossible to sum up Tokyo in a line, a paragraph, a page or even a book. The city has a force and power all of its own. It creates its own gravity as a centre of everything: politics, industry, finance, shopping, the arts, architecture, scientific study, nightlife and food.
“What gets me about Tokyo is the sheer volume of restaurants. As a food obsessive this is the draw that pulls me back again and again.”
Alastair Donnelly, Director
Recommended Accommodation in Tokyo
The following are our favourites from among the western-style hotels and Japanese-style inns of Tokyo.
Experiences in Tokyo
Tokyo offers a wealth of exciting experiences that will help you get beneath the surface of Japan's fascinating culture. See below for a few of our favourites
Weather in Tokyo
The Climate Guide for Tokyo, Japan is perfect for planning your holiday. Monthly weather averages give the best indication of what the weather is usually like for every month of the year including figures for temperature, rainfall and sunshine.
|Max Daytime Temperature (°C)||9||9||12||18||22||25||28||30||26||21||16||12|
|Min Night-time Temperature (°C)||0||0||3||9||13||18||21||23||19||13||7||2|
|Hours of Sunshine (Daily)||6||6||5||5||6||4||4||6||4||4||5||6|
|Hours of Daylight (Daily)||10||11||12||13||14||14||14||13||12||11||10||10|
|Heat and Humidity Discomfort||None||None||None||None||None||Low||Moderate||High||Low||None||None||None|
|Days with some Rainfall||9||11||17||16||16||20||20||17||20||17||12||9|
|Monthly Rainfall (mm)||38||52||101||123||123||175||140||150||205||156||83||35|
|UV Index (Maximum)||2||3||5||7||9||10||10||10||8||5||3||2|
Featured trips including Tokyo
After soaking up the temples of mainland Japan, add on this 6 night extension to the island of Ishigaki for some subtropical rest and relaxation.
6 nights: from US$3666 pp (twin share) Read more >
A superior 15-night itinerary for culture vultures who want to discover Japan's exciting arts scene in comfort and style.
15 nights: from US$7319 pp (twin share) Read more >
The best of Japan – with a manga and anime twist. Visit the Ghibli Museum, wander Kyoto's temples and explore "electric town" on this essential trip.
10 nights: from US$2340 pp (twin share) Read more >