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Highlights

  •   Train ride
  •   Ashikaga Gakko and Bannaji temple
  •   Ashikaga Flower Park or Coco Farm & Winery

Information

City Tochigi
Depart From Tochigi , Tokyo
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point At your hotel
Departure 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 10h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 2 ~ 5
Booking
10h
When?

People

270.00 USD

total price for up to 5 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

extra hour. 27.00 USD

What to Expect

Ashikaga is located 80km north From Tokyo. The city has a lovely atmosphere with a lot of tourist attractions for relaxing.
From Asakusa station we'll take an express train and enjoy 1 hour 15 minute ride to Ashikaga.

First we'll visit Ashikaga Gakko which is regarded as the oldest university in Japan. You can enjoy traditional Japanese buildings and a beautiful garden.
Then we will have a lunch near the site.
After that we'll visit Bannaji temple. Recently the temple has been designated as a national treasure.
Then you have two options for a final destination.
1. Ashikaga Flower Park - recommended for garden lovers. You'll enjoy strolling the beautiful botanical garden, but I'll strongly recommend you to visit there in spring, when wisteria are in full bloom (late April to early May). The park is famous for the largest wisteria in Japan. I'm sure you'll enjoy the magnificent view of the flower.
2. Coco Farm & Winery - recommended for wine lovers. It's the nearest winery from Tokyo. The winery also has a nice cafe & restaurant with a nice view.
Then we'll come back to Tokyo.
I'm sure you'll enjoy the trip to Ashikaga, the lovely countryside.
*** Please note that the itinerary above might be a bit changed in spring when Wisteria in Ashikaga Flower Park are in full bloom. ***


What‘s included

Guide fee, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

Transportation fares (you and guide) : Train fare between Asakusa and Ashikaga 4000 yen (round-trip), Bus or Taxi if needed
** If you have JR Pass, the route will be changed and train fare will be lower. Please tell me in advance.**
Lunch
Entrance fee for Ashikaga Gakko : 420 yen for adult, 210 yen for high school student, free for child
Entrance fee for Ashikaga Flower Park: 300 yen to 1700 yen for adult, 100 yen to 800 yen for child, depending on season

Extras (optional)

extra hour. 27.00 USD

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It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
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Reviews

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Meira
1 week ago , ( Solo ) , From: United States

“ Visiting Kamakura with Yoko ”

I loved spending the day with Yoko in Kamakura. Before meeting, she had looked up a special train/bus pass for us to use when in Kamakura. At the different temples , Yoko knew about each one. We went to a really neat tea ceremony in the bamboo gardens. I have many food allergies and Yoko , looked up restaurants that I could eat at. She took me to a traditional Japanese Buddhist monk style restaurant where they would have food that I could eat as a gluten free vegetarian eater. It was the best meal I had in Japan.

Yoko:
Thank you so much for posting such a lovely review, Meira! I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour in Kamakura. I also enjoyed the fabulous day with you. I was wondering if the lunch was fine with you - I'm very glad to hear the lunch (Shojin Ryori) was satisfactory to you. I'm grateful for your thoughtfulness. I hope you enjoyed your journey in Japan. I hope you come to Japan again in the near future and hope to see you then. Thank you again and please take care! Yoko

Lynn Lynn
2 weeks ago , ( Family ) , From: Singapore

“ Private Tokyo Tour ”

My family enjoyed our tour of Tokyo with Yoko. She is friendly, accomodating, flexible and efficient. Even though we had alot to see throughout the tour she never rushed and somehow just fitted everything in. She catered to our needs and adapted as we went along including last minute changes on the day itself. What I appreciate most was her openess and warmth. She was always smiling and cheerful. We felt so comfortable with her. It was like a friend bringing us around. Thank you so much Yoko!

Yoko:
Thank you so much for posting such a lovely review, Lynn! I'm very glad to hear your family enjoyed the tour. I also enjoyed the day with all of you. You are very nice and kind so that I felt as if I were your old friend! I'm grateful for your thoughtfulness. Talking with you and what I found I have some similarity to you are really fabulous memories for me. I hope all of you have enjoyed your journey in Japan. Please come to Japan again in the near future and I'd love to see you then. Yoko

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Meng
3 weeks ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Full Day Tokyo Highlights ”

Yoko is a wonderful guide. She is very pleasant, cheerful, professional, and knowledgeable about the history and culture of the places we visited. We could not possibly have covered so many of the famous sights on our own as efficiently as Yoko guided us. She is very accommodating and we appreciate all her recommendations. Though we covered many places, we never felt rushed. Yoko took us to a famous Sushi place at Tsukiji Fish Market where we had a fabulous lunch. After the full day tour, she followed up to recommend a couple of shops near the hotel to shop for a few specific items we wanted to check out on our own. Yoko speaks excellent English and we had no problems communicating before and during the tour. We had a really fun and enjoyable day! Thank you for the memorable experience.

Yoko:
Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Meng! I'm very glad to hear that the day was fun and enjoyable for you. The day was also fun and enjoyable for me! I'm grateful for all of your kindness. All of your sweet and warm comments on the review are my pleasure and treasure. Meeting you, your family and talking to you made me more interested in your place. I'd love to go to Arizona some day and I hope you'll come to Japan again in the near future. I hope to see you again. Thank you so much for having me as your tour guide. Please take good care of yourself. Yoko

Sergey Sergey
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: Russian Federation

“ Great guide ”

Very friendly and sensitive guide, perfect organization of the trip from beginning to end. It was very pleasant to communicate and spend time together on the trip.

Yoko:
Thank you so much for posting such a great review, Sergey. I was so glad to show you around my hometown, Ashikaga and Ashikaga Flower Park. The famous wisteria was not in full bloom, but it was almost the best season and I was very happy to see all of you (especially your wife and daughter) were pleased to see the flower and take beautiful photos! I'm grateful for all of your kindness during the tour. I hope you enjoyed your journey in japan. Hope to see you again in the near future. Yoko

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Srinivasan
1 month ago , ( Friends ) , From: India

“ Half day city tour of Tokyo and Ashikaga national park ”

Yoko-san was a very good guide. She planned our tour so that we could cover the possible places with the limited time available. She even booked our train tickets in advance before our arrival. The only disappointment was that the flowers were not in full bloom at the Ashikaga flower park .

Yoko:
Thank you so much for posting a great review, Srinivasan-san. I was sorry that it was too early for the best season for the wisteria in Ashikaga Flower Park. Usually around the end of April would be best season for the wisteria, but this year the wisteria started blooming later than usual, due to the unstable weather in early April. However I enjoyed the day with you and your friends. All of you are so nice and warm. Thank you so much for your cooperation. I hope you'll come to Japan again in the near future and hope to see you again. Yoko

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