Feel free to personalize this offer with Akiko.
Edokiriko is one of 40 traditional crafts that flourished in the Edo period that today are designated by the Tokyo metropolitan government to be preserved.
You can make your own cut glass cup at a Edokiriko shop located near Kaminarimon in Asakusa. The guide can help you by putting the Edokiriko instructor's Japanese into English. It takes you two hours to make one. You can take yours home. It will be good memory of visiting Tokyo.
Then you can enjoy walking in Asakusa District with the guide for an hour. Your guide picks you up at your hotel to go to Asakusa showing how to take transportation so that you can go back by yourself after having more time for shopping or lunch.
` Guide fee.
・Edokiriko lesson fee including a glass cup for making your own Edokiriko cup in 2 hour class: 3240 yen. Please pay at the shop by cash (Japanese yen), not by credit card.
・Transportation expenses to/from Asakusa (Ex. Tokyo Station to Asakusa by train
・Admission fee : 300 yen ( If you visit a Japanese garden, Denpouin,open to public just in spring)
・Meals, shopping costs, insurance and any other personal expenses.
Guide's transportation fee
Yes. Bring your eyeglasses (if you need them for reading) and your barrette (if you have long hair).
Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email
After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.
Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.
No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.
Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Akiko was wonderful. We visited the Imperial Palace Gardens and Asakusa Shrine. We loved it, and Akiko was incredibly insightful. We really appreciate the time she spent with us.
Thank you so much for your great review,Blair! I really appreciate it. I'm so glad that we could share precious time and memories in Tokyo. It was my pleasure to meet you. I hope you will enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan. I would like to meet you all in the future. Thank you once again.