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Asakusa & Ueno Awesome Tour

by Dai
(68) Reviews
8h $ 273 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • Visit Senso-ji temple, Asakusa shrine and Kappabashi kitchen utensils street.
  • Enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and buy traditional Japanese souvenirs.
  • Visit Ueno Park area, including Tokyo National Museum, Shinobazu Pond, Shitamachi Museum and Kanei-ji temple etc.
  • Get anything you want at Ame-yoko shopping streets in Ueno.
  • Learn about Japanese culture and history.
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273.00 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 27.30
Extra person .
$ 27.30

Overview

In Asakusa, we will visit Senso-ji temple, nakamise shopping street, Asakusa shrine and Kappabashi Kitchen utensils street.
In Ueno, we will visit Ueno Park area, including Tokyo National Museum, Shinobazu Pond, Kanei-ji temple and Ame-yoko shopping streets.
You can enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and buy traditional Japanese souvenirs. Also you can learn about Japanese history.

What to Expect

First, you can enjoy traditional temple town of Asakusa.
We will visit Senso-ji temple famous for red huge lantern and nakamise shopping street where is best place to buy traditional Japanese souvenirs.
And we will visit Asakusa shrine. There you can learn what is the difference between Shinto and Buddhism, or shrine and temple.
Then we will visit Kappabashi kitchen utensils street famous for shops supplying the restaurant trade. There you can buy many things from hand-made knives, restaurant furniture and other kitchen utensils through food samples, or the plastic display food.
In Asakusa, you can enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine, such as tempura (deep-fried seafood and vegetables), soba (buckwheat noodles), unagi (charcoal-broiled eel with rice) and so on, for lunch.

Next, you can enjoy academic and the hustle & bustle town of Ueno.
We will visit Ueno Park area, including Tokyo National Museum, Shinobazu Pond, Shitamachi Museum and Kanei-ji temple etc.
Then we will visit Ame-yoko shopping streets where you can experience Asian atmosphere and buy anything you want.
After this tour, you can enjoy " Izakaya ", or Japanese-style bar for dinner.

This is one-day tour ( 8 hours ), but you can change into half-day tour ( 4 hours ). Asakusa half-day tour or Ueno half-day tour. It will be a half price of one-day tour.

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Highlights

  • Visit Senso-ji temple, Asakusa shrine and Kappabashi kitchen utensils street.
  • Enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and buy traditional Japanese souvenirs.
  • Visit Ueno Park area, including Tokyo National Museum, Shinobazu Pond, Shitamachi Museum and Kanei-ji temple etc.
  • Get anything you want at Ame-yoko shopping streets in Ueno.
  • Learn about Japanese culture and history.

Important

Please wear walking shoes. This is one-day walking tour.
Please bring Japanese yen for souvenirs and Japanese sweets. Asakusa and Ueno areas don't have much credit card acceptances.
Both areas are always crowded, so please take care of your own valuables.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo area, hotel drop-off in Tokyo area
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide), entrance fee (you and guide), lunch (you and guide)
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Tokyo
Ending Point
At your hotel in Tokyo
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people   Flexible

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Reviews ( 68 )

Excellent
4 days ago |   by Delia

“ Tokyo and Hakone 2 Days ”

Super friendly guide. We booked 2 days Hakone and Tokyo with Dai. He met us in advance at our hotel to book our train the next day to Hakone. Even helped us booking our train to Kyoto which is not part of his tour. Dai is easy to talk to and very organized in our tour. Restaurants he suggested are also very good. He even brought us towels to use for our foot bath in Hakone. He is simply a thoughtful person and we appreciate his time with us.

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Jacquelyn

“ Tokyo Visit Was Amazing ”

Dai was an awesome tour guide. He took us around the city, was extremely knowledgeable of what routes to take, restaurants to visit, and even has a pretty good mastery of Spanish. He’s visited over 150 countries as well, so it was also extremely fun to talk with him about his experiences. We had a great day in Tokyo thanks to Dai. He’s the best!

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Dmitriy

“ Great tours in Tokyo! ”

This was our first time in Japan and we only had two days to see Tokyo area. We could have not picked a better guide than Dai. Both mornings he met us at our hotel lobby and took us to the tours. We saw temples, shines, busy shopping streets and Tokyo Electric town. We took train to Hakone area and enjoyed the lake, hot springs, views and open area musium. Dai introduced us to local food and expanded many things about local traditions and life. Dai is very organized, knowledge and professional. He even had towels so we could dry our feet after enjoying hot spring in Hakone. Every day after the tour he brought us back to our hotel to make sure we didn’t get lost in supper busy Tokyo metro system. Many thanks Dai for our wonderful two days in Tokyo! Dmitriy and family.

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Nicole

“ Day Tour of Tokyo ”

We spent a FULL day with Dai exploring eastern Tokyo - Tsujikii, Asakusa, Ueno, Akihabara and Imperial Palace. Dai met us at our hotel and dropped us back 8 hours later - exhausted but somewhat enlightened after our first day in Japan. Dai was kind enough to introduce some newbies to Japan to the Tokyo Metro, ATMs, and enough basic language and etiquette to get us of to a great start for the rest of our journey. Dai is a calm, interesting and attentive host with a dry sense of humor - I can definely recommend a day tour in Tokyo with Dai.

Excellent
2 weeks ago |   by Roberta

“ Tour of Hakone ”

Dai is very personable with excellent English skills. His organization of our trip fromTokyo to Hakone was perfect. We were there during Golden Week but the way he organized our itinerary we avoided the bad crowds. Our tour was fro 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM (including all the transportation) so Dai was very generous with his time and kept us on schedule. Also the lunch spot he picked was wonderful. Dai's only limitation is that he could provide a little more narrative--a little more history. But he did give us good details about every place we visited. Overall we would recommend Dai enthusiastically.

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