Prepaid card (1500 JPY) Pasmo / Suica per meter and travel by public transport
Health insurance + baggage
Local staff assistance
Private group on Facebook for participants
Sending departure documentation via e-mail
RC tour operator policy
The 2017 edition
Day 1 - ROME - ISTANBUL - TOKYO!
Air travel with Turkish flights, change in Istanbul for Tokyo: one of the most energetic and vibrant cities in the world. With its futuristic skyline, dazzling neon advertisements and crowds, it's easy to forget that Tokyo began its life as a small fishing village in the 16 century called Edo. Overnight on board.
Day 2 - TOKYO, ROPPONGI E GINZA
Upon arrival in Tokyo, after the border practices, you will be welcomed by our staff and transferred to the hotel.
The center of Tokyo, where the hotel is located, is 60km from the airport, it will take about a couple of hours to reach it. Below the hotel there is a metro stop and a few minutes from the JR line. We will visit Roppongi and surroundings, we will have dinner in one of the many little places where we will have a first taste of Japan.
Upon arrival at the hotel we will deliver the prepaid Pasmo / Suica card with 1500 YEN which will serve to move with public transport and a personal Sim Card with 200MB data traffic per day.
Day 3 - TOKYO TOUR - SHIBUYA - YAKINIKU DINNER
In the morning departure for the exploration of Tokyo with a private guide in Italian. We will visit the Meiji Shrine surrounded by a vast wooded park. From here we will take a walk along the Japanese version of the Champs-Elysees, known as Omotesando. Outside visit of the Imperial Palace and walking in the oriental gardens visit Asakusa, part of the old Tokyo city, with the ancient Buddhist Temple of Sensoji Senso-ji. Our visit ends at Tokyo Skytree Town, a rich shopping area with stalls selling typical souvenirs. In the afternoon we will be free to explore Shibuya, after a morning guided tour.
In the evening we will all meet together for a dinner "Yakininku" where in the middle of the table there will be a grill with brazier, where we can cook the meat that will bring us to our liking! Dinner is included!
Day 4 - TOKYO, IKEBUKURO, ODAIBA and JOYPOLIS
In the morning we leave together for a walk in the Toshima district whose center is Ikebukuro, where many famous mangakas of the caliber of Yokoyama Mitsuteru and Tezuka Osamu lived, we will visit "Animate Ikebukuro", the biggest worldwide store specialized in anime and manga . In the afternoon we will climb on the YURIKAMOME, the monorail train without a driver that will take us to Tokyo Bay, Odaiba passing through the Rainbow Bridge, we will visit them JOYPLIS a large indoor amusement park realized by SEGA
Day 5 - TOKYO GAME SHOW
Day dedicated to the fair, entrance ticket included. Need to know anything else?
Day 6 - AKIHABARA MADNESS
In the morning we leave for Akihabara, also called "Tokyo's Electric Town", with the highest concentration of stores on the planet of electronics, computer science, video games, anime, manga, doujinshi, and action figures. It is the place from which subcultures linked to souls and videogames spread. It is the temple of otaku culture. We will spend the morning together for a cultural tour of the Arcade rooms starting from Taito Hey one of the biggest arcade halls in Japan and continuing until lunch. After a short snack you will have the whole afternoon free to visit Akihabara as you see fit ... here are some interesting locations:
AKIBA Culture ZONE
Day 7 - GUNDAM & YAKUZA
Morning visit to the artificial bay of ODAIBA, we will visit the Unicorn Gundam in exhibition at the "Dive City Tokyo", a large shopping center with adjoining games room and a large food court where you can taste typical dishes. In the afternoon we await Kabukichō, the district of Yakuza, portrayed in many movies, anime and Videogames. In the evening we meet again for the Japanese dinner at Gonpachi Nishi-Shidome and then maybe ... Karaoke!
Day 8 - THE LAST DAY IN TOKYO - DEPARTURE
Breakfast. Check-out room.
Two / three rooms (depending on the number of participants) remain available until departure. Free time available to participants for the latest purchases and to explore "your" Tokyo.
In the late afternoon, in good time, transfer by private bus to the airport. Boarding operations. Return air travel with Turkish, change in Istanbul. Overnight on board.
Day 9 - ISTANBUL-ROME
Arrival in Rome or Milan
Airport taxes: € 400 from Milan and € 414 from Rome, subject to change until flight tickets are issued
Cancellation Guarantee Insurance: calculate the 2,7% of the trip amount
Tips for driving / hotels / restaurants
Meals not mentioned in the program
Early check-in and late check-out
Anything not expressly specified in the fee includes
If you want to leave for Japan with Talk about Videogames & ORION, fill out this form and you will be contacted for all the details of the offer. The completion of the form is in no way binding. NB: the proposed program may vary according to the number of participants and opening hours of places to visit.
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