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

by Dai
(59) Reviews
8h $ 260 Price 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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260.40 USD

Price up to 8 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour .
$ 27.90
Hotel pick up in Tokyo area.
$ 9.30
Hotel drop off in Tokyo area.
$ 9.30
Extra person.
$ 27.90

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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Organized by Dai

Licensed Guide
(59) Reviews

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.

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 8 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.

About Dai


Licensed Guide

(59) Reviews

Contact Dai
Response Time 50 min

Languages spoken
  • English ( License )

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

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 experienced through my journeys.
I believe one of 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 ( 59 )

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Kelli

“ Awesome Tokyo Day Trip ”

Dia was a wonderful tour guide. He made sure to ask us our interests and planned our stops with them in mind. We used the subway system all day because it stopped closer to all of our locations. Dai had no trouble navigating and kept us in the loop the whole time. He had great recommendations for shopping and food. We came late during cherry blossom season and he even asked if we could change one of our locations so that we could see more blooms. I would highly recommend Dai as your guide!

Excellent
2 weeks ago |   by MIKE

“ Best Guide in Tokyo ”

This was my first time to Japan and while I have long wanted to travel here, I felt it might be overwhelming to visit. I was lucky enough to have Dai as my guide for two days. He was fantastic. He put together the perfect agenda for our tour and was always open to last minute changes and requests. I had my parents with me who are limited in their ability to walk. Dai was amazing with them and found ways to ensure all of us were happy. He took us to two lunch places that were wonderful and certainly not something I could have found on my own. If you're looking for the best guide in Tokyo - look no further. In Dai you have found the most knowledgeable and friendly guide. He is a wonderful gentleman and am so grateful we had time with him in Tokyo. Mahalo nui loa Dai!

Excellent
2 weeks ago |   by Alice

“ Dai was great! ”

He was on time and spoke great english. Very knowledgeable and pleasant. He has traveled the world and been to more countries than anyone I’ve met. Would use again.

Excellent
3 weeks ago |   by Jill

“ Great couple of days touring with Dai! ”

I had 2 full days with Dai with one day in Hakone and another day in Kawagoe. Dai is just great! Very organised and well planned. The days were quite packed but Dai seemed to know the best way to get around with tight connections, to squeeze as much into the day as possible.He is easy going and friendly. The days were full on but Dai was flexible and allowed me more time in some spots and we moved on quickly if I had finished at other spots. Knowing my interest in food, he introduced me to a lot of new Japanese flavours! He is officially THE most well travelled person I have ever met and has a lot of stories about his adventures. It makes for interesting conversation and he is very easy to talk to. I asked him all sorts of questions about Japan and the Japanese way of life. And he was very happy to share his opinions and insights with me. If I ever need a guide in the Tokyo region again, I would not hesitate to call Dai again.

Excellent
4 weeks ago |   by Geoff

“ Five Stars and More Guide ”

I had a wonderful experience being guided around Tokyo and the Hakone by Dai. He was flexible as to where we toured adjusting easily to my requests and some weather challenges we were presented with. Dai was very organized, promp, informative, and especially knowledgeable about the what, when and where of the expansive transportation systems of Tokyo and beyond. When in the Hakone be sure to visit the Open Air Sculpture Museum and don't miss soaking your feet in the hot springs. You will not be disappointed spending time with this delightful and interesting professional guide.

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