Ghibli Museum & Ghibli Film Appreciation Bus Tour

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Ghibli Museum & Ghibli Film Appreciation Bus Tour

Step into the magical world of Studio Ghibli with our enchanting 1-Day tour where you will be given special entry special entry to the advance-reservation-only Ghibli Museum.

Whimsically designed in the distinct style of the studio’s films, the mysterious museum features many of the animation studio’s famous and beloved characters in the form exhibitions including animation production processes and a Ghibli original short animated feature viewable only at the museum.

Visit the grandeur Hotel Gajoen Tokyo, which has inspired an important structure in the famous Oscar-nominated Ghibli film, “Spirited Away”. Another location which has also been said to be one of the inspirations for “Spirited Away” is the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architecture Museum, a place where you can experience a Ghibli-like atmosphere.

Tour length
1 Day
Visit
Tokyo
Tour guide
Experienced Guide
Frm JPY 14,000/pax


Day 1 xxx

Kyoto

Day 1:

10:00AM

Depart from Check-in Counter on the 3rd floor of Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo’s Main Tower in Shinjuku

Check-in Counter on the 3rd floor of Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo’s Main Tower in Shinjuku
*Please show your reservation confirmation sheet at check-in. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the departure time.

[Access to Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo]
– 5 min on foot from Shinjuku Station West Exit (JR lines)
– 5 min on foot from Shinjuku Station (Keio Line, Odakyu Line, and Marunouchi and Toei Shinjuku subway lines)
– immediate access from Exit B1 of Tochomae Station (Toei Oedo Line)

 

10:45a.m. – 12:00p.m.

Hotel Gajoen Tokyo  (75 min)  

Take a commemorative photo and enjoy a buffet lunch at a spectacular, historical hotel said to be the inspiration for a famous Ghibli film.

Please understand that vegetarian options are not available.
Meal Venue:
In the case that the meal cannot be provided at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo due to facility circumstances, the meal venue will be changed.

 

 

1:00-2:00p.m.

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum OR Jindaiji Temple/Takahata Fudoson Temple  (30 min)

An outdoor museum featuring historical structures with high cultural significance which have been moved to the museum from their original sites, recreated and preserved for exhibit. Walk down streets lined with colorful and intriguing buildings which evoke an atmosphere just like in a Ghibli film.
As Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum is closed on Mondays (excluding holidays), the tour will visit Jindaiji Temple or Takahata Fudoson Temple instead. The same applies for other closed days.

 

 

3:00-5:30p.m.

 

Ghibli Museum  (120 min)

Enjoy freely walking around inside.
The museum features a plethora of exhibits including animation production processes, a reading room, and a Ghibli original short animated feature viewable only at the museum.

The interpreter guide does not provide guidance inside Ghibli Museum.
After arrival at Ghibli Museum, participants will have time to walk freely through the museum once entrance procedures are finished.

 

6:15-6:30p.m.

Shinjuku

Drop-off near Shinjuku Station West Exit
*Please head to your next destination on your own from Shinjuku. The interpreter guide will inform customers how to return afterwards.


1 Day
From JPY 14,000/pax

 


Remarks

  • The tour will be cancelled if Ghibli Museum is closed due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • If the tour cannot visit Hotel Gajoen Tokyo or Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architecture Museum due to facility circumstances, an alternate destination will be visited and will still be held. Please note that in this case, refunds will not be provided.
  • Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architecture Museum is closed on Mondays. In such cases, the tour will visit Jindaiji Temple or Takahata Fudoson Temple instead.
  • Baby strollers cannot be taken into Ghibli Museum.
  • Participants may not go directly to the destination on their own, and may not join the tour midway.
  • Leaving the tour midway at Ghibli Museum is allowed. In such cases, customers must head to their next destination on their own from Ghibli Museum, and no refunds will be provided.
  • In the case that the meal cannot be provided at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo due to facility circumstances, a meal will be served at another restaurant instead.

 

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