Tokyo, Japan Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

Tokyo feels like visiting 10 years in the future. This huge and crowded city is amazingly well organized and definitely one of the first stops any traveler should make when visiting Asia for the first time.

Why Visit Tokyo

Tokyo Facts

Population 8,700,000
Area 12,800,000
Timezone UTC+9
Currency Japanese yen
Airports Narita International Airport (NRT), Haneda Airport (HND)

Things To Do In Tokyo

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Tokyo

Budget breakfastIf you eat noodles or soup or rice dishes like the locals you can have a filling breakfast at a reasonable price.$3.87 - $7.74
Budget lunchAgain, follow the local workers to noodle shops or rice places.$4.64 - $9.28
Budget dinnerThings like sushi can be pricey, but Japanese cuisine is varied and some good choices are fairly cheap.$7.74 - $13.92
Beer (pint)Hotel bars and expat places are most expensive, though foreigners aren't welcome everywhere.$4.64 - $7.74
Beer (can)Getting drunk is much cheaper if you start in a local shop rather than a bar.$1.93
McDonalds Big MacStrangely enough, Big Macs are fairly cheap in Tokyo, at least compared to other Western foods.$2.67
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BEST TOURS in Tokyo

WHEN TO VISIT Tokyo

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January50361.9
February50362.4
March55414.5
April65515.1
May73595.0
June77666.5
July84736.4
August87766.1
September80698.2
October71596.4
November62493.6
December54401.6

Tokyo WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar5:44am5:53pm
21 Jun4:25am7:00pm
21 Sep5:28am5:40pm
21 Dec6:47am4:31pm

Where to stay in Tokyo

Tokyo Hotel Seasons

Tokyo Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar16.24 - 37.13
starstarstarstarstar20.11 - 98.21
starstarstarstarstar24.88 - 169.91
starstarstarstarstar54.22 - 242.48
starstarstarstarstar217.06 - 413.90
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Tokyo Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed18.56 - 25.53

Getting to Tokyo

GETTING AROUND Tokyo

Tokyo TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Express train from Narita to city center24.68
Express bus from Narita to city center23.98
Taxi from Narita to city center139.23 - 232.05
3km taxi ride in Tokyo8.12 - 10.06
Metro ride in city center1.31 - 2.40
All-day Metro ticket4.64
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER