Embark on an unforgettable journey above the bustling city of Tokyo on a guided helicopter ride. Offered by H.I.S. Co Ltd, this tour offers a bird’s eye view of Tokyo’s most iconic landmarks and, if you opt for it, the majestic Mount Fuji. This tour is rated highly rated and is one of our picks for the best helicopter rides in Tokyo.


This unique aerial tour is available for booking throughout the year. You can check the tour’s availability online to choose your preferred dates and times.

What to Expect

Tokyo Guided Helicopter Ride With Mount Fuji Photo Getyourguide
Tokyo Guided Helicopter Ride With Mount Fuji – Photo: Getyourguide

During this activity, you’ll board a chartered helicopter for a thrilling cruise above the Tokyo metropolitan area. Depending on the duration of your flight, the sights you’ll witness may include Tokyo Tower, Skytree, Shinjuku City, Yokohama, Enoshima, and even the Fuji and Hakone areas.

Three tour durations are available:

  1. 20 minutes: During this quick but thrilling flight, you’ll enjoy stunning views of Tokyo Tower and Skytree.
  2. 30 minutes: This slightly longer flight adds the Shinjuku city area to your list of sights.
  3. 90 minutes: This extended tour option flies over the Fuji/Hakone area, Tokyo Tower, Yokohama, and Enoshima, offering a comprehensive aerial view of the region.

Accompanied by a professional planner, this “sky magic” experience is sure to be a highlight of your trip to Japan.


Tokyo Guided Helicopter Ride With Mount Fuji Photo Getyourguide
Tokyo Guided Helicopter Ride View Over Tokyo: Photo Getyourguide

Upon arrival at the main gate of Tokyo Heliport, you’ll meet at the management office reception. After a brief introduction and safety briefing, you’ll board the helicopter and ascend into the sky, beginning your aerial tour of Tokyo.

Depending on the duration of your tour, you’ll fly over the listed landmarks, taking in the breathtaking scenery and unique perspectives. At the end of your tour, the helicopter will return to the Tokyo Heliport, where your journey began.

Who Can Join

The tour is open to anyone aged 99 or younger. The helicopter has a capacity of three people, and the weight limit per seat is 120 kilograms (264 pounds), with a total limit of 220 kilograms (485 pounds) for a 3-seater aircraft fuselage.

Children under three years old can ride on a parent’s lap for free and will not be counted in the number of passengers.

What to Bring

No food or drinks are allowed on the helicopter. Ensure you have all you’ ages, full names, and weights, your active phone number, and your accommodation details in Japan ready when booking. Also, please indicate your mode of transportation to the meeting point, whether by train, taxi, or other means.

Important Information

The tour’s course may change or be canceled entirely, depending on the weather conditions on the day. In the case of cancellation, you can expect a full refund.

For your convenience, hotel pickup and drop-off services are included in the tour.


Prices start from ¥ 91,000 per group, up to three people. Remember, one child under three years old can ride on a parent’s lap for free.

This unique tour presents an opportunity to view Tokyo like never before. Reserve your spot today and prepare for a memorable aerial adventure over one of the world’s most dynamic cities.

Tokyo Trip Checklist

  • If you’re traveling on the bullet train see our guide on how to reserve and buy Shinkansen tickets online.
  • The Much-loved Japan Rail Pass Surged in Price by a massive 70% in October.
  • We recommend a 1,2 or 3-day Tokyo Unlimited Subway Pass to get around Tokyo cheaply and easily.
  • If you plan on visiting Mt Fuji check out our list of the best Mt Fuji group or private tours from Tokyo
  • You’ll need a prepaid sim or Portable WIFI to stay connected in Japan
  • To ensure you have all the important things covered see our Tokyo travel guide.
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