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Kawagoe Town Walking Tour


Saitama
8 hours
up to 4 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Itinerary

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  • Kitain Temple
  • Kawagoe Castle Honmaru Goten
  • Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
  • Kurazukuri Zone (Kuranomachi Main street, Penny Candy lane, Time Bell Tower

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What to Expect

Visit Koedo Kawagoe, or little Edo. Kawagoe is small town that you can walk around.
You will find not only traditional Edo style houses, but also remains of Edo period, as well as Meiji, Tisho and Showa periods.
You would feel as if you slip back in time!!

We will walk the town either clockwise or anticlockwise, so that we can cover the main sightseeing spots, including Kitain Temple, Kawagoe Castle, Hikawa Shrine as well as Kurazukuri Zone where you can stroll around by visiting shops for souvenirs, Japanese sweets and Japanese traditional snacks.

So in one day, in addition to visit historical sites such as Kawagoe Castle, and Kitain Temple -where you could actually see the buildings and cultural assets from Edo period, you can also enjoy shopping and snacking while strolling at the Kurazukuri Street.

If it is too much to walk, we can also take city loop bus.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Seibu Shinjyuku Station (Seibu Shinjyuku Line)
Ending Point Seibu Shinjyku Station (or Hon Kawagoe Station in Kawagoe)

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Transportation fee, lunch, entrance fee for your group and guide, hotel pick up
Shopping & eating

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

How much it would cost except for the tour fee?

Transportation (Seibu Shinjyuku Line) Super Express 45 min, 920JPY/ Express 1 hour, 500JPY
Kitain Temple - 400 JPY
Kawagoe Castle - 100 JPY
City loop bus (one ride) - 200 JPY
Lunch 1000JPY~ depending on your choice
And souvenirs, snacks, etc up to you

How long do we walk?

Basically, this is walking tour.
So please be ready to walk most of the time during the tour, but if you feel too much or tired, there is a choice to take city loop bus, too.
I recommend you to put comfortable shoes.
Kawagoe Station - Kitain -- 15 min walk
Kitain- Kawagoe Castle -- 15 min walk
Kawagoe Castle - Hikawa Shrine -- 10 min walk
Hikawa Shrine - Kurazukuri Zone -- 15 min walk
Kurazukuri Street - strolling around 1-2 hour walk
Back to Station

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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Nancy Nancy United States ( Family )
Excellent
6 days ago

“ Tokyo city tour ”

She was great for showing us places not rushed. I could take a time to photograph places as I wanted( I’m an amateur photographer). My family (3) enjoyed her guided tour.

Sachimi:

Hi, Nancy-san Thank you very much for your kind review. It was really nice meeting you all and I am happy you enjoyed the tour with me. Also I feel great that you could take photo as much as you like and hope you have many great photos of the day. Please enjoy all your stay in Tokyo and Kyoto! Also please come back to Japan again! Thank you and have a nice trip. best regards sachimi

Vicki Vicki Australia ( Family )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Our one day tour of Kyoto highlightd ”

Sachimi was so lovely and taught us a great deal about Japanese culture. She showed us around Kyoto for the day and chose a wonderful restaurant for lunch. We would absolutely recommend her. We would definitely use her again as our guide.

Ellen Ellen United States ( Family )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Very Enjoyable and Informative Tour ”

Our experience with Sachimi was very fun! We visited Ueno Park and learned about the variety of museums present there. We also visited Nezu Shrine and Sachimi shared information regarding the historical and cultural significance of the architectures, and memorials there. When we went for lunch, Sachimi chose a very nice restaurant that fit our taste. She is a very knowledgeable and very kind guide. We highly recommend her for any and all travelers visiting Japan!

Sachimi:

Hi, Ellen-san Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am so glad spending a day with you and your son. Hope all of your stay and experience in Tokyo are memorable one despite hot weather.. I am looking forward to meeting you again at nicer season:). Thank you again and best regards, Sachimi

Juan Juan United States ( Family )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ A wonderful tour of Tsukiji Market with Sachimi ”

Sachimi was an absolutely fantastic guide! She met us promptly at our hotel and took us through Ginza before starting the tour of Tsukiji. She explained everything about the market and each of the different things on sale we saw and also took us to the best spots for fish and other foods (instead of letting us buy them at the first stall we saw them). Having a Japanese speaking guide who was able to help us communicate was incredibly useful and Sachimi did an amazing job with everything. We would highly recommend her for a tour!

Sachimi:

Hi, Juan-san, Thank you so much for your wonderful review!! I am so glad you enjoyed the market so much. I also had good time with you seeing all of your happy face while eating “Oishi” food! Hope you had great holiday in Japan, and would come back again! Best regards Sachimi

Julia Julia Spain ( Couple )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Tour of Yanaka area ”

Sachimi is a great guide, her English is very good, communication was fast and easy. We will recommend her to our friends.

Sachimi:

Hi, Julia-san, Thank you very much for your review. I am glad you liked my tour and the short walk around Yanaka. Please come back to Japan again. Best regards sachimi

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