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Racing Through Tokyo's Streets:

- A Thrilling Go-Kart Experience with Monkey Kart

A Thrilling Go-Karting Experience in Tokyo, Japan

February 8, 2024

Our members from the Japan office had the exhilarating opportunity to experience go-karting in the heart of Tokyo, Japan.

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Meet “Monkey Kart,” with three vibrant shops in Tokyo, and their adventure unfolded in the Asakusa, specifically the Skytree Area.

Monkey Kart promises an unforgettable experience that transcends age boundaries. As observed, participants ranged from the young and spirited to those in their 60s and 70s, all reveling in the thrill of the ride. The charm of Monkey Kart lies not only in the excitement it brings but also in the inclusivity that allows everyone to partake in the joy.

  • Monkey Kart Website
  • Well-maintained Karts: Monkey Kart’s fleet ensures a smooth and secure ride.
  • English-Speaking Guide: Navigate Tokyo with ease as an experienced guide leads the way and captures your journey.
  • Routes and Durations: Choose from three exciting routes, with Route-A being the crowd favorite. All routes promise an hour of non-stop excitement.
  • Automatic Karts: Monkey Kart’s all-automatic karts make driving a breeze for everyone.
  • Couple-Friendly Option: For a romantic twist, try the Vanam Ryker – perfect for couples seeking a shared adventure.

The Adventure Unveiled

  • Arrival at the Shop: The journey begins as soon as guests step into the Monkey Kart shop, where anticipation builds for the adventure that awaits.
  • Costume Selection: Next, participants are escorted to the lounge, where a delightful surprise awaits – a collection of costumes inspired by beloved characters like Pokemon and Disney. The best part? The costume selection is complimentary!
  • Driving Briefing: An English-speaking guide takes the stage, offering essential insights into driving etiquette, traffic rules in Japan, and the overall Go-Kart experience. Safety is a priority, and guests are reminded not to bring smartphones during the drive.
  • Kart Selection: With the briefing complete, the moment arrives to choose your preferred kart, each maintained to perfection by Monkey Kart. All karts are automatic, ensuring ease of operation for all participants.
  • Guided Drive: The adventure kicks off as you embark on your chosen route, led by the experienced guide. Monkey Kart offers three routes, with Route-A being the most popular, taking you through Skytree, Nihonbashi, Akihabara, Ueno, and Asakusa. The duration is a thrilling 60 minutes.
  • Photography on the Go: As you speed through Tokyo’s streets, the guide captures memorable moments, ensuring you have lasting memories of your Go-Kart adventure.
  • Photo Souvenirs: Upon returning to the shop, participants receive both digital and printed photos as souvenirs, a tangible reminder of their exhilarating tour.

Preparing for the Go-Kart Experience

Before revving up your engines for this thrilling adventure, keep in mind the essential preparation: You must possess a proper driver’s license in Japan. Ensure you check the supplier’s website for detailed information on licensing requirements.

Monkey Kart delivers an unparalleled Go-Kart experience in Tokyo, where the city’s vibrant streets become your playground. Whether you’re a solo adventurer, part of a couple, or exploring with friends, Monkey Kart ensures an adventure that merges joy, excitement, and the iconic sights of Tokyo. 

Rev up your engines and dive into the thrill of Go-Karting with Monkey Kart and Links Travel and Tours! Send us a message at or check our tours to Japan.

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