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Tokyo Must-See Places As-You-Like One-Day Tour

by Dai
(31) Reviews
8h $ 214 up to 8 people

Highlights

  • Asakusa, Tokyo Skytree, Ueno Park and Akihabara
  • Ginza, Tsukiji Outer Market, Imperial Palace and Hama-rikyu Gardens
  • Shibuya, Harajuku, Meiji Jingu Shrine, Shinjuku and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
  • You can learn about Japanese history, culture and life style
  • You can enjoy traditional Japanese cuisines and sweets
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213.60 USD

total price for up to 8 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour .
$ 26.70
Hotel pick up in Tokyo area.
$ 8.90
Hotel drop off in Tokyo area.
$ 8.90
Extra person.
$ 26.70

Overview

You can make your own itinerary as you like. Tokyo has many interesting and beautiful places. You can select some of these. I can show you around as much as possible. By using Tokyo Metro 24-hour Ticket, you can visit anywhere you want. Also you can learn about Japanese history, culture and life style. And of course, you can enjoy traditional Japanese cuisines.

What to Expect

Tokyo has many sightseeing spots. You can select some of these wonderful places.
1. Asakusa - You can visit Senso-ji Temple famous for its main Kaminari-mon Gate ( Thunder Gate ), where a red huge lantern hangs. There is a shopping street called Nakamise Street, best place to buy traditional Japanese souvenirs and sweets. Also you can visit Asakusa Shrine just next to Senso-ji Temple. You can learn about temples and shrines, or Buddhism and Shinto there.
2. Tokyo Skytree - The tallest freestanding broadcasting tower in the world boasting 634 meters high. There are two observation decks located 350 and 450 meters above the ground.
3. Ueno Park - You can visit Shinobazu pond, Tokyo National Museum, Shitamachi Museum, Ueno Toshogu Shrine and Ameyoko Shopping Streets where you can buy anything you want.
4. Akihabara - Famous for many shops offering electrical equipment and manga, anime-related subculture goods.
5. Ginza - Here is a shopping district lined with luxury boutiques and latest fashion shops as well as casual fast fashion stores.
6. Tsukiji Outer Market - Here is just next to Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market which is the largest market in Japan. You can find anything from foods such as fresh fish, fresh meats and vegetables, and dried foods, to food-related products such as knives and tableware. It's also a famous gourmet spot.
7. Imperial Palace - The Nijubashi Bridge in front of the main entrance is so famous. If you have much time and interests, also you can visit East Gardens of the Imperial Palace.
8. Shibuya - Famous for Shibuya scramble crossing in front of the Shibuya Station, Hachiko dog statue and fashionable buildings.
9. Meiji Jingu Shrine - Shinto shrine where the spirits of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken are enshrined. It was built in 1920. The sacred forest was created by the plantation of 100,000 trees donated from all over Japan. Here you can enjoy Japanese culture and nature.
10. Harajuku - Just next to Meiji Jingu Shrine, here is famous for Takeshita Dori Street which has a lot of shops of " Kawaii ( cute ) " fashion. Also you can visit KIDDY LAND ( toy store ) and Oriental Bazaar ( traditional Japanese souvenirs ).
11. Shinjuku - Japan's greatest entertainment district where tall buildings are lined up next to each other. You can visit Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories ( Free of charge ), Kabukicho known as the town that never sleeps, Shinjuku Golden-gai ( 1950's nostalgic narrow drinking streets ) and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden famous for its cherry blossoms viewing.
12. And much more,
Ikebukuro, Tokyo Tower, Zojo-ji Temple, Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens, Rikugien Gardens, Roppongi, Odaiba, Yanaka, Shibamata and so on.

I can show you around some of these. By using Tokyo Metro 24-hour Ticket ( 600 yen ), we can visit anywhere you want, as much as possible.

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Highlights

  • Asakusa, Tokyo Skytree, Ueno Park and Akihabara
  • Ginza, Tsukiji Outer Market, Imperial Palace and Hama-rikyu Gardens
  • Shibuya, Harajuku, Meiji Jingu Shrine, Shinjuku and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
  • You can learn about Japanese history, culture and life style
  • You can enjoy traditional Japanese cuisines and sweets

Important

This is a walking tour, so please wear comfortable walking shoes.
Please bring Japanese yen for souvenirs and Japanese sweets, some of touristy places don't have much credit card acceptances.
Please take care of your own valuables, some of places are always crowded.

City Tokyo

Meeting Point At your hotel in Tokyo

Ending Point At your hotel in Tokyo

Duration 8 hours

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible

Number of people 1 to 8   Flexible
What‘s included
  • guide fee


What‘s not included
  • transportation fee (you and guide)
  • entrance fee (you and guide)
  • lunch (you and guide)
  • notice : Tokyo Metro 24-hour Ticket will be 600 yen each.

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.

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.

Organized by Dai


National Certified Guide

(31) Reviews

Contact Dai
Response Time 1 h

Languages spoken
  • English ( License )

Hi, I'm a national licensed tour guide for foreign visitors.

I really love to travel. I've been backpacking around the world for the last 16 years.
I've been to more than 150 countries worldwide.
I'm proud of my traveling skills, flexibility and patience I've ever got through my journeys.
I believe the most important thing for travelers is " Experience ", like doing something new, doing something extraordinary and doing something you've never done before.

And I used to work at hostel in Asakusa, so I'm quite familiar with Asakusa area.

I'd like to help foreign tourists enjoy their stay in Japan.
You can also arrange your own itinerary, please feel free to ask me anything.
I'm looking forward to seeing YOU. Thank YOU. read more


Reviews ( 31 )

2 weeks ago |   by Min

“ A very energetic and knowledgeable guide! ”

Dai-san gave me an eight hour tour of Tokyo. Initially, I only planned to visit Asakusa and Meiji Jingu Shrine. He recommended me Akihabara since I am an anime fan. It was a nice experience. We even went to one of the maid cafes in the area at my suggestion. Dai-san was a bit shy but accompanied me to the cafe anyway! In Asakusa and Meiji Jingu Shrine, Dai-san taught me a lot of Japanese culture. He recommended me to try Asakusa Menchi which is very "oishi"! Dai-san knows the entire city well and was able to accommodate all my needs. I highly recommend his service!

3 weeks ago |   by Jim

“ A very knowledgeable guide for Tokyo ”

A group of four of us used Dai as our full day tour guide for our first time in Tokyo. He asked what we wanted to see and set up a personal itinerary for us. He not only fully knows the city and recommended some great spots to see, but he is very personable and a well seasoned traveler himself. I would highly recommend his services for any visitor to Tokyo.

1 month ago |   by Jack

“ Best decision we made! ”

If you are even thinking about hiring a guide to show you Tokyo, look no further! My wife and I could not speak highly enough about Dai, both as a person and as a knowledgeable guide. Dai gave us the one day, eight hour tour, and we feel like it would've taken us a week on our own to see everything that Dai showed us in one day! He is the best!

2 months ago |   by Jennielynne

“ To a world traveller ”

Our tour to Tokyo was a rainy, wet one. Really, relentless rain was poring the two days we were in Tokyo. But all was ggod, with Dai helping us in going around Tokyo. We were able to hit 5 spots in Tokyo, 1 Imperial Gardens, a view of Marunochi, 2 Akihabara, 3 Asakusa with a view of Tokyo Skytree, Asahi Buildings, 4 Meiji Shrine and 5 Harajuku DAI is a very helpful guide, happy, accommodating and walked very fast! So ready your feet for a 20,000 steps tp keep up with Dai. Not only did he tour us around Tokyo, but he also let us experience the Tokyo Subway. Thank you Dai!

2 months ago |   by John

“ A day in Tokyo ”

My wife, son and I began our 6 days in Tokyo with your guide - Dai. Holy smokes what a blast we had. If you are planning a stay in this amazing city you will be wise to begin your time with a full day planned by Dai. Second piece of advice is to arise early and eat a full breakfast because once Dai shows up you will be chasing him the whole day - this energetic man has been to 154 countries and has spent his life in Tokyo which allows his cup to overflow with experiences that are available to you. It would have taken numerous days to retrace our steps of Dai's eight hour tour. His knowledge of the subway system was smooth & efficient not to mention a lesson for our remaining days. Dai has a easy going personality, speaks English well and has a genuine concern for your comfort & enjoyment throughout the day. We very much enjoyed our time with Dai. The Drake's Asheville, NC USA

3 months ago |   by Minerva

“ tokyo tour ”

I have already submitted a review earlier; he was very good in being able to navigate and guide us to as much places as we can see in one day ; also good info on the places we visited and great that he has travelled a lot so he knows what tourists are looking for; . very accommodating and flexible

3 months ago |   by Thess

“ Truly unforgettable! ”

We had our 1day tour with Dai last June 19 and it was truly unforgettable! Dai brought us to all the places we requested and showed us everything we wanted to see. He even went out of his way to help us with our shopping! Dai speaks good English. He is very kind, patient and he is good with kids too! It's like having a good friend around and not a tour guide. Our day with Dai made us love Tokyo even more! We would highly recommend Dai to all our friends and relatives who will be coming to Japan! Thank you so much Dai!

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