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Explore a local area in Osaka !


Osaka
2:30 hours
up to 4 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License ), Swedish ( Intermediate ), Spanish ( Beginner )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Let's walk along Tenjinbashisuji, the longest shopping street in Japan.
We should definitely check out the local shops and markets only the locals know about, that tourists may otherwise overlook. You have a chance to get to chat with the locals and explore the unique flavors at some of these street vendors such as plums, tofu, tea etc.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with TOKIE.

  • Walk along the longest shopping street.
  • Visit a plum shop to try Japanese traditional plum pickles and wine.
  • Visit Osaka Temmangu shrine, one of the biggest shrines in Osaka.
  • Try richest tofu pudding/ soymilk at a local tofu shop.
  • Explore a local market
  • Have a tea time at a tea shop.

What to Expect

I'll show you the spots only the locals know about, that tourists may otherwise overlook, so that you'll have 100 times more fun than you walk along the street by yourselves.
You also might have some chance to get to chat with the local people on the street.

Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Subway Minami-Morimachi station
Ending Point JR Temma station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, some food and drink on the street such as tofu pudding, tea, croquette etc..

What‘s not included

Hotel pick up fee (the meeting point is at subway Minami morimachi station and extra fee will be charged if you need a hotel pick up service)

Important

Only available on weekdays

Basically my schedule will be shown for only next 2 weeks but if you have any request for further days, please feel free to ask me.

We walk about 2 hours, so join the tour with walking shoes.
Stores we visit are small most key owned by individual people and some might be closed due to their private reasons and there is no refund for those cases.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

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

Starting and ending points of the tour.

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.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

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.

Can I add more people to my booking?

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.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

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.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

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.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 11 )
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Ethan Ethan United States
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Flexible and Fun ”

Tokie was prompt, flexible and very knowledgeable helping make the most of a one day trip to Kyoto. Will definitely refer her and look forward to a tour in Osaka sometime.

Gavin Gavin Australia ( Friends )
Excellent
11 months ago

“ Very friendly and adaptable ”

Because we were unsure of subway Tokie met us and helped us but tickets and at end of tour did the same again, even going with us because we had to change trains. She was very knowledgeable about the area and we met many local people. If we come back to Japan we would live to be guided by Tokie.

TOKIE:

Hi Gavin ! Thank you for joining my tour and I'm happy that you liked my tour ! I'm looking forward to seeing you again in the future !

Karl Einar Karl Norway ( Friends )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Fantastic day in Osaka ”

Tokie was superb. She took us around her own neighborhood showing us a shrine and some local shops, including a stamp workshop were we made our own stamps. In the evening she took us barhopping and we tried out local drinks and foods. We definitely got to experience some of the local flavor that we probably wouldn't have found on our own. Tokie is easy to talk to, knowledgeable and an experienced guide. I highly recommend her.

Arjun Arjun India ( Couple )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ 1 day Osaka city tour ”

Extremely friendly and informative guide... kept us excited and entertained throughout the day. Thouroughly enjoyed the experience 😄

TOKIE:

Hi Arjun ! Thank you for coming and Im happy you enjoyed my tour :) Come back to Osaka anytime :)

Brandon Derick Brandon Philippines ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Funtastic Osaka ”

Tokie our guide was very nice, friendly, and accomodating. We had a great time in the Cup Noodles Museam, Osaka Castle and The Osaka Aquarium. The one day was short but enjoyable. Thank you Tokie!

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