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Autumn foliage viewing at Koishikawa Botanical Garden in Tokyo


Tokyo
3:30 hours
up to 8 people
English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Koishikawa Botanical Garden in Bunkyo ward is a nice place to see colorful autumn foliage. It takes less than 40 minutes from Tokyo Station by train and walking. This place used to be a vacation house for Tokugawa Shogun. The garden is now managed by Tokyo University. If you don't like to walk for a long distance, let's take public transportation to the nearest station.

Itinerary

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  • Remind site of Japanese Red Cross Society
  • Kanda-gawa river near Idabashi Station
  • Korakuen Garden
  • Harima-zaka slope
  • Koishikawa Botanical Garden

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What to Expect

Healthy walking and colorful autumn foliage.
Some tourists might have watched Japanese Jidaigeki, or historical drama, named Ohoka Echizen. Echizen Ohoka was the name of the hero on this drama. He was a chief of Metropolitan Police in the Edo period. He had best friend whose name was Iyori Sakakibara in this drama. Iyori was the chief doctor of the hospital called Koishikawa Yojosho. Now the hospital turned to this Koishikawa Botanical Garden. Please look for some remains of the hospital.

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Tokyo or JR Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Entrance
Ending Point At your hotel in Tokyo or Shibuya Station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner

Important

I can guide you in Hokkaido, Kanazawa, Nagano, Akita, Toyama, Iwate, Miyazaki, Kumamoto, Fukushima, Miyagi, Yamagata, Kagoshima and Oita if you pay my transportation fee.

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 is the transportation fee?

Since we will walk all the way of the tour, the only transportation fee you will need is the fee from your hotel to Kudanshita station, and the fee from Hakusan station to your hotel.

How much is the admission fee?

Korakuen Garden : 300 Yen
Koishikawa Botanical Garden : 400 Yen

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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Lee Lee Japan
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2 years ago

“ 1 day trip ”

Language barrier, walking infront at most of times. But his knowledge in japan history is good.

Junichi:

Thank you Lee san for giving me a review. I tried but I sometimes couldn't understand what you said, sorry. I have given priority to that we could move smoothly. Thank you for having you point it out. I will try hard to provide enjoyable tour in Tokyo. Thank you for your cooperation.

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