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Book your spot now before they're sold out! Watch sumo wrestling, a 1,500 year old Japanese cultural tradition accompanied by an English-speaking guide. The whole area around Ryogoku Station is filled with the atmosphere of the Grand Sumo Tournament. There are also many chanko stew restaurants run by former sumo wrestlers in this area. After arriving in Ryogoku, stop by the Sumo Museum where you can learn about sumo's long history, then continue on to the Kokugikan arena to watch the real thing.
1. Watch the sumo wrestlers' fierce battles from a comfortable reserved seat.
2. The knowledgeable guide will explain everything you want to know about sumo.
3. This is a very popular tour so we recommend making your booking early.
4. This tour can be joined from various meeting points mainly located at major hotels throughout Tokyo

Time 13:40 - 18:30
Tournament Schedule 14 - 28 Jan, 13 - 27 May, 9 - 23 Sep 2018
<Yakatabune Cruise Plan:13 - 27 May, 09 -23 Sep 2018>
Meals Breakfast 0
Lunch 0
Dinner (Standard Plan) 0
Dinner (Dinner Plan)* 1
Guide English-speaking guide or assistant service is provided.
Pick-up service Available. Please request upon reservation.
*From 2018 pick up service unavailable
Drop-off service Not available. Tour disbands at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Tour Plan

<Standard Plan>
From Hamamatsucho / Ryogoku / Shinjuku

<Chanko or Sukiyaki Dinner Plan> *Additional charge required.
From HamamatsuchoRyogoku / Shinjuku
<Yakatabune Dinner Cruise>
*Additional charge required.
From HamamatsuchoRyogoku / Shinjuku
<Yakiniku Dinner >
*Additional charge required.
From HamamatsuchoRyogoku / Shinjuku

Child Price available, more detail, please ask our consultants.

REMARKS

1. Participants watch sumo matches from 2nd-floor, B-class chair seating, after visiting the Sumo Museum which is located inside Kokugikan arena.
2. A sumo brochure and an English sumo ranking list are provided.
3. You may have to wait to be taken to your seat if one of the following events is underway at the time: a sumo match, the ring entering procession of the Makuuchi division wrestlers, the ring entering procession of the Yokozuna, the ritual stomping ceremony, or a speech by the Sumo Association (on tournament's 1st and last days). In such a case, you will be taken to your seat when the event is over.
4. If the minimum number of participants is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
5. Please inform us of your accommodation and contact details for the day prior to the tour. You will be contacted if the tour is cancelled.
6. Please refrain from bringing food and drinks into the area. Please purchase food and refreshments from the vendors inside the area.
7. Please note that this tour cannot be joined mid-way through.
8.Children up to 3 years of age may also join, but must sit on the lap of a parent or guardian while watching> 
< Dinner Plan>
10. Vegetarian option is available. Please request upon reservation.
12. The menu for children is the same as that for adults.
13.When booking, please select either chanko hot pot or sukiyaki for your meal. If meal selection has not been informed by 15:00 on the day prior to the tour, chanko hot pot will be served by default. Meal selections may not be changed on the day of the tour. 
<Yakatabune Plan>
15.English Speaking Guide accompanies the tour until boarding the Yakatabune.
16.Children age 17 and under are nor permitted to join this tour.
<Yakiniku Dinner>
17. Drop-off service from Mansei to hotels in Tokyo's 23 wards is available. Please inform consultants of your desired drop-off hotel at the time of booking.

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner

Day 1

Schedule

 1:40 p.m.
Depart Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal or Shinjuku to visit the following by train and on foot. *Report at least 10 minutes prior to departure.
Ryogoku Kokugikan (240 min)
watch sumo matches from 2nd-floor, B-class chair seating, after visiting the Sumo Museum. Enjoy the thrilling matches from your reserved seat. A sumo brochure and an English sumo ranking list are also provided.
6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
The tour concludes after match is completed. Return to hotel on your own.

<Chanko Dinner Plan>
Please enjoy the chanko dinner at the restaurant. Tour will end upon being seated.

<Yakatabune Plan>
Take a local train from Ryogoku Station to Kurame Station.
Please enjoy Yakatabune Boat Cruise and Dinner.
Tour end up on arrive at Kuramae Station.

<Yakiniku Dinner Plan>
Take a local train from Ryogoku Station to Akihabara Station.
Enjoy Yakiniku Dinner at Mansei.
Drop-off service from Mansei to hotels in Tokyo's 23 wards is available.

Pick up service unavailable
Shinjuku departure available

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