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Tokyo New & Old (4h) _Meiji Jingu Shrine, Harajuku, Asakusa


Tokyo
4 hours
up to 5 people
English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

We meet at your hotel, and visit Meiji Jingu Shrine, Harajuku Takeshita street & Ura-Hara area, walk through Omotesando luxury brand shops street, and use metro to go to Asakusa Sensoji Temple. The tour ends at Asakusa station.

Itinerary

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  • Meiji Jingu Shrine : serene shinto shrine
  • Harajuku: birthplace of Kawaii pop culture (Takeshita street, Ura-Hra area)
  • Omotesando: luxury brand shops street
  • Asakusa: Kaminarimon gate with the big red lantern, bustling Nakamise shopping street and Sensoji Temple

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What to Expect

Is this your first time to visit Tokyo?
Then, why don't we visit must see places of Tokyo with using a public transportation!
This tour is designed for first-timers to see some of the popular tourist spots in several hours.

We will visit one of the major Shinto Shrine and Buddhist Temple in Tokyo, so it could be your help to know basic manners to visit these places.
And Harajuku, one of the place in the itinerary, is the birthplace of "Kawaii" culture. There is one of the biggest 100 yen shop in Tokyo, rainbow-color cotton candy shop, and many colorful *******mable things or places! On weekend, sometimes you can see some girls are in the Harajuku fashion outfits.
Also, you can't miss Asakusa Sensoji Temple! Its red big lantern is must see. And you can enjoy Nakamise shopping street! Asakusa is one of lively local town in Tokyo!

In addition, you will know the overview of the public transportation systems in Tokyo through the tour. It will be your help when you look around the city on your own for the rest of your stay.

I hope your stay in Japan would be wonderful!

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Departure & Return

Starting time 11:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in central Tokyo
Ending Point At the station near our last visiting spot (Asakusa station, Ginza line or Tobu SkyTree line)

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee
Hotel pick up (limited in Tokyo 23 wards)

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and guide)
Offertory at shrine and temple (you)
Meals and drinks
Entrance fee (you and guide)・・・Meiji Jingu Shrine irises garden's entrance fee is ¥500 per person (we can add it in the tour if you like.)

Important

There are some days unavailable, so please check my calendar and contact me.

On some days I have schedules in mornings. If you'd like to book me in early morning before 11:00, please confirm my condition via message of Triplelights before booking.

・This is walking tour. Mainly we walk along a paved road, but also we walk pebble road and slop, and use stairways. So please wear comfortable shoes.
・Please bring Japanese yen for souvenirs and Japanese sweets. Some small shops doesn't have much credit card acceptances.
・In the tour we walk though some crowded area, so please make sure to keep your eyes on your valuable things.
・Meeting & ending point, and starting time can be customized to your request as much as I can. Please let me know when you book the tour.
・If you stay in Airbnb, the meeting point will be the nearest station from your place to stay. Please let me know when you book the tour. read more

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

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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Kathleen Kathleen United States ( Friends )
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1 year ago

“ Tour was wonderful ! ”

Despite the rainy weather Marino was an excellent guide. She showed us everything on our list and then even more. She was prompt and knowledgeable! I strongly recommend her to anyone wanting a private tour with a great guide !

MARIKO:

Dear Kathleen, thank you for your warm comment! I'm glad you enjoyed the tour, and also it was wonderful time for me. I hope I can guide you again on a fine day! Thank you!

Joop Joop Netherlands ( Solo )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Short but great ”

We planned Mariko for one day to guide us from out hotel in Tokyo to our Ryokan in Hakone and show us the highlights there. Upon our meeting in the hotel the first thing she had to tell us was the Ryokan in Hakone could not be reached due to the heavy snowfall. She helped us to make new plans for that day. She is very friendly, speaks good English and is a pleasant personality. Thanks Mariko!

MARIKO:

Thank you Joop! It was nice meeting you! I really wanted to show you around Hakone if it wasn’t heavy snow. When you visit Japan next time, I’m happy to be your guide. Please enjoy rest of your days in Japan!

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