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Ai's 'Tokyo, Old & New Tour' Course 1

by Ai
(5) Reviews
4h $ 149

Highlights

  • Walk among the crowds on old Nakamise alleys in Asakusa.
  • Discover some old unique spots behind the fashionable buildings at Ginza.

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1 ~ 2 people 148.90 USD
3 people 153.12 USD
4 people 163.68 USD
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Overview

This 4-hour half day tour will take you to some must see spots in the heart of Tokyo. The rout will change as to the place of your stay. We will exchange e-mail and make it best for your trip.

What to Expect

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could walk in the center of Tokyo like an Edokko, a native-born Tokyoite? I’d be happy to help you walk like that even if you’ve just arrived here as a new visitor.

Ai’s 'Tokyo, Old & New Tour’ Course 1 will take you to Asakusa, Kabukiza-theatre, Ginza, and Shimbashi areas.

Asakusa has long been known as ‘Shitamachi’, low city of Tokyo where the city’s merchants and artisans have lived for a long time since Edo period;17th to 19th centuries. It has a big temple complex, and is as crowded as in the old days, though the giant tower there was replaced by a huge Tokyo Sky Tree build on the opposite side of Sumida River.

Riding on the train, we’ll head for Ginza next, after a short visit to Kabukiza theatre.  Ginza is one of the most famous shopping districts in the world. It is the home to old stately stores, and constantly claims the highest land prices in Japan for more than 30 years.

We will then walk toward Shimbashi station, the birthplace of Japan’s railways.

Riding on the train, we’ll go back to your hotel.

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Highlights

  • Walk among the crowds on old Nakamise alleys in Asakusa.
  • Discover some old unique spots behind the fashionable buildings at Ginza.

Important

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Please pay your transportation fee and guide's transportation fee (1,000JPY - 1,500 JPY), guide's transportation fee (about 1000 JPY) between Yokohama (home) and Tokyo when we meet at your hotel. Thank you.

What‘s included
guide fee; hotel pick-up
What‘s not included
Your transportation fee and guide's transportation fee in Tokyo (1,000JPY - 1,500 JPY); guide's transportation fee (about 1000 JPY) between Yokohama (home) and Tokyo
Depart From
Tokyo , Yokohama
Meeting Point
At your hotel or Imperial Hotel, Tokyo
Ending Point
At your request
Duration
4 hours
Starting time
13:00 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I add, delete or replace some parts of this tour?

Yes. We will exchange e-mail and make it best for you.

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 5 )
LAUREN LAUREN Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ A wonderful day in Tokyo ”

Ai met my husband and I at the cruise terminal in Yokohama. Ai listened to our interests and planned a wonderful day in and around Tokyo. We experienced so much more than would be possible on our own or on a tour. She was interesting and happy to adjust plans according to our interest. It was like having a friend take us out for the day. Thank you Ai!

Ai:

Dear Lauren, Thank you for your grading!! The happy moments we happened to share--walking along the farmers' market along the street near the port, picking up "the best fortune" at the shrine, pleasant short ride on Shinkansen, etc.-- will remain my unforgettable memories with you. Hoping you'd visit Onsen in Hakone next time you come to Japan. Take care! Best regards, Ai.

Abby Abby United States ( Family )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ Great visit to Hakone ”

Ai was great. She was easy going and flexible with our group of adults and children (70+ years old and 3-10 year olds). She kept things fun, light and interesting and had things planned out very well so we really made the most of the 1 day we had touring Hakone and the surrounding area. I would highly recommend Ai as a tour guide!

Ai:

Dear Abby, Thank you for your super-high grading! I’m very happy and relieved to know you liked my Hakone Tour. (Actually I was worrying if it did not satisfy your expectation, for you're from a beautiful State of the US and had visited many gorgeous places around the world.) Please tell my best regards to all of your wonderful family! Hoping to see you some day again, Ai.

Megan Megan United States ( Solo )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Amazing guide! ”

Ai was knowledgeable, warm and made the tour very enjoyable! I booked this tour for a colleague and she had a wonderful time.

Ai:

Dear Megan, Thank you very much for your highest rating! I also had a wonderful time with your colleague. Please tell her I'm sorry for taking a little more time at the last part of our tour. Hoping to see you sometime in future. Best retards, Ai.

Shakti Shakti Japan ( Solo )
Very Good
1 year ago

“ Very caring and punctual ”

Dear Sirs, Ai is a wonderful and very caring person. She was very punctual in her timing and provided the necessary help which was required by me. Thanks and with Regards Shakti

Ai:

Dear Shakti, Thank you for your mail. I am happy to know you are safely back home. Please take care of yourself. Hoping to see you again. Best regard, Ai

Jerry Jerry United States ( Friends )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ A Wonerful Day in Tokyo ”

Ai is an excellent guide. She have top notch communication skills and will personalize your tour experience to match your interests. Ai is very professional and reliable. Should you choose her as your guide, you will not be disappointed. On our tour, she met us at the appointed time at our hotel and escorted us to various unique (e.g. plastic food making experience} and interesting sights in Tokyo. It was a wonderful day that we will always remember.

Ai:

Hello Jerry, Thank you so much for your topmost evaluation to my guiding. The joyful series of events we shared during our trip still make me smile, with your immortal art work "Very Berry Waffle" on my desk. Hoping we could meet someday agin. Best regards, Ai

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