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

by Dai
(141) Reviews
8h $ 294 Price up to 6 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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294.40 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 27.60
Hotel pick up in Tokyo area.
$ 9.20
Hotel drop off in Tokyo area.
$ 9.20
Extra person.
$ 27.60

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

My tour is a walking tour using public transportation, mainly Tokyo Metro (Subway).
I don’t do the tour using an arranged car.

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.

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.
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
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 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 ( 141 )
Shawna Shawna United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Family experience ”

We had a great day with Dai! We only had one day to explore Tokyo and we spent a full day exploring with Dai’s expertise! He knows the subway system like the back of his hand and we couldn’t have navigated Tokyo without him!

Dai:

Thank you so much for giving me such a thoughtful review, Shawna. I also had a great day with all of you. I was so happy to be able to see you guys enjoying various seafoods at Tsukiji Outer Market. You didn’t have much time in Japan this time, so please come back soon and next time I would love to show you around Tokyo more. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your wonderful family. Have a nice flight back to the States ! Thanks a million !!!

Catherine Catherine New Zealand ( Family )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Dai is a great guide ”

We really enjoyed our day with Dai. Great value. Prompt, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable guide who did a marvellous job of explaining Japanese etiquette, history and customs and also the subway which was really beneficial. Thank you Dai.

Dai:

Thank you so much for taking your precious time to write such a considerate review, Catherine. I also really enjoyed talking and walking around Tokyo with two of you. Especially, it was super fun to talk about your Wonderful home country New Zealand together with you. I hope you will have a great time in Kyoto as well. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your talented son, Martin. Thanks a million !!! CHEERS !!!

Florence Florence United States ( Family with kids )
Very Good
2 weeks ago

“ Tokyo tours ”

We saw many places. He was very knowledgeable.

Dai:

Thank you so much for a kind review, Florence. I had an amazing time with all of you. I hope to see you guys again sometime soon. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your wondeful family. Thanks a million !!!

Nikki Nikki United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ 2 days with dai ”

Dai was wonderful showed us many many things listened to what we liked and did are tour accordingly Would recommend him to anyone It was super fun

Dai:

Thank you so much for giving me a nice review, Nikki. I also had wonderful two days with two of you. It was super fun to talk and share the time with you and Dave. I hope you will have amazing days in Hakone, Kyoto, Nara and Osaka as well. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your awesome husband, Artist Dave and your cool daughter. Thanks a million !!!

Huong Huong United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Wonderful experience ”

Mr. Dai is very professional, knowledgeable, friendly and flexible. My family was very thankful for his service.

Dai:

Thank you so much for a considerate review, Huong. I had a wonderful time with all of you. Especially, I was so happy to be able to see you guys enjoying Seafood at Tsukiji Outer Market. You don’t have much time to see Tokyo this time, so please come back to Japan soon. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your amazing family. Thanks a million !!!

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