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One day Tokyo tour with Sumida river cruise

by Eddy
(11) Reviews
8h $ 185 Price up to 4 people

Highlights

  • Hamarikyu garden (beautiful Japanese garden, green tea)
  • Sumida river cruise (one hour to Asakusa, enjoy fresh air and relax)
  • Asakusa (Sensoji temple, Nakamise shopping street, Japanese food restaurants)
  • Meiji-jingu (the largest Shinto shrine in Tokyo, sacred forest)
  • Shibuya (scramble crossing, Hachiko dog statue)
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184.80 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 22.00

Overview

This tour covers popular sightseeing spots; Hamarikyu garden, Sumida river cruise, Asakusa, Meiji-jingu shrine and Shibuya. Through this tour, you can see old and modern Tokyo, and traditional culture especially at Sensoji temple and Meiji-jingu.
It is possible to modify the itinerary according to customer' interests.

What to Expect

We start a tour at 9AM. (recommended)

(1) Hamarikyu garden
It is a large Japanese garden located by the Tokyo Bay. Walking slowly in the quiet and beautiful garden while seeing flowers and plants is very refreshing. After strolling, it is a good idea to rest at the tea house that offers green tea and sweets in a tea-ceremony style.

(2) Sumida river cruise
From Hamarikyu garden to Asakusa, we cruise along the Sumida river.
You can relax and enjoy beautiful scenery including 12 bridges, the Tokyo Sky-Tree, water front buildings, and traditional neighborhoods of old Tokyo.

(3) Asakusa
A landmark of Asakusa is “Kaminari-mon Gate” of the Sensoji temple which is the largest Buddhist temple in Tokyo. At the temple, we will pray for something at the beautiful main hall. Nakamise shopping street is an ideal place to see local snacks and souvenirs. There are many restaurants including Japanese food and western food. We will have lunch there.

(4) Meiji-jingu
It is the largest Shinto shrine in Tokyo. In 1920, it was founded to commemorate Emperor Meiji who took a lead in making Japan a modern and industrialized country. The shrine building was constructed in the traditional style. Many old trees in the forest add the sacred atmosphere. Young couples like to hold wedding ceremonies here.

(5) Shibuya
The final destination is Shibuya which is famous for a busy scramble crossing and a dog stature called Hachiko.

At the end of the tour, I will show you how to go back to your hotel or how to get to your next destination.

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Highlights

  • Hamarikyu garden (beautiful Japanese garden, green tea)
  • Sumida river cruise (one hour to Asakusa, enjoy fresh air and relax)
  • Asakusa (Sensoji temple, Nakamise shopping street, Japanese food restaurants)
  • Meiji-jingu (the largest Shinto shrine in Tokyo, sacred forest)
  • Shibuya (scramble crossing, Hachiko dog statue)

Important

It is possible to modify the itinerary according to customer' interests.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up in central Tokyo or Makuhari
What‘s not included
subway or taxi fare: from your hotel to Hamarikyu garden (you and guide)
subway fare: from Asakusa to Meiji-jingu, and from Omotesando to Shibuya: about 500 yen (you)
entrance fee of Hamarikyu garden: General: 300 yen--65 or over: 150 yen-- Child: free (you)
Sumida river cruise fare: adult:740 yen-- Child:370 yen (you)
food and drink(you)
lunch(you)
Depart From
Tokyo, Chiba, Narita, Makuhari
Meeting Point
At your hotel in central Tokyo or Makuhari, or JR Shinbashi station
Ending Point
At JR Shibuya staion
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 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 ( 11 )
Jacqui Jacqui United Kingdom ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Thank You Eddy ”

It was a pleasure to meet Eddy and learn more about Japanese culture and the area of Chiba. I appreciated his local knowledge and he paced my morning tour well as I had only just arrived in Chiba the previous day.

Eddy:

Dear Jacqui, Thank you for writing such a nice review of my tour so soon. I am very glad you enjoyed the tour. I hope you will come back to Japan again. Best regards, Eddy

Brian Brian United States ( Solo )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Temple tour ”

Eddy, is a very knowledgeable and patient guide. He takes the time to teach and make sure you understand the culture. I would definitely recommend him for your guide.

Eddy:

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. I am pleased that you got some knowledge about Japanese culture. You ate “Unajuu”, grilled eel, at a restaurant near the temple. I think that it was a good experience for you. See you again.

Mona Mona United States
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Amazing day with an amazing guide ”

We had a great day touring the Western part of Tokyo with Eddy. It was our first full day in Tokyo and he was absolutely fantastic. Creating the itinerary with him was easy--he will give you his input and take yours as well to cater a great and feasible experience. We didn't feel rushed through the sights, which was our initial hesitation in booking a guide. He gave some great history of Japan and offered us some clutch phrases in Japanese. He is very kind, professional, and I would highly recommend him to anyone. We wish he could be with us the rest of our trip! Such a great first day largely due to him. Thank you, Eddy!

Eddy:

Thank you very much for your kind review. It is my great pleasure if you were satisfied. I was very happy to go around Tokyo with a nice and smart couple, because you looked happy during the tour. I felt that your positive thinking and good planning make your life good and happy. I hope you will enjoy the rest of your Japan tour. Congratulations on the second anniversary of your marriage.

Keshav Keshav United States ( Family )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Genuine care, service , entertaining and informative ”

Eiichi was a fantastic person to be with. My family and I spent 5 days with him touring Tokyo and the neighboring city of Hakone. He was very patient, caring and informative. He would explain all the sights in great detail and would answer all our questions very patiently. He is a good planner and taught us origami, basic greetings and a lot about the Japanese culture in the times when we were commuting or having meals. He went out of the way to help us, especially with our dietary needs. As an example, he gave us detailed instructions on how to get from the Tokyo train station to our hotel which was very easy to follow. He was very methodical and detailed in the itinerary and cost and was flexible when I wanted to make adjustments a day before. My kids aged 14 and 12 thought he was grea... read more

Eddy:

Dear Keshav and family, Thank you very much for your kind and encouraging review! I was very happy to guide a lovely and ideal family around Tokyo and Hakone. It was such a pleasant experience for me, too. Although it was very hot every day, all of you followed me to see various places with curiosity. Thank you for your cooperation. I was happy to hear that you made many pleasant memories. Please come back to Tokyo someday soon. I am waiting for you. Thank you again and take care! Eddy(Eiichi)

Michelle Michelle Philippines ( Family )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Enjoyable day ”

It was an enjoyable experienced and he is very patient with us.

Eddy:

Dear Michelle, Thank you very much for the good review and your cooperation during the tour. I am pleased that you and your family enjoyed the Kamakura tour. It was fun for me to learn about your family and Philippines during the tour. I hope that you will enjoy the rest of your tour in Japan and you will go back to your home safely. Best regards, Eddy

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