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Overview

We'll stroll around the most attractive spots in Tokyo: Tsukiji, Hama-rikyu Gardens, Asakusa and Ginza.
You can enjoy Japanese delicacies from Japanese sweets to high quality dining, such as sukiyaki, tempura, eel dish or sushi. You will also feel the color of Tokyo while going down the river by waterbus. You’ll be excited to see the coexistence of old and new culture in Tokyo through this tour.

Highlights

  •   Tsukiji Fish Market (outer market)
  •   Hamarikyu Garden
  •   Water-bus
  •   Asakusa
  •   Ginza

Information

City Tokyo
Meeting Point At your hotel lobby
Ending Point At the final destination or your hotel
Departure 08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 8h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 6
Booking
8h
When?

People

279.00 USD

final price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

extra hour. 36.00 USD
extra person . 36.00 USD

What to Expect

In the morning
1. Tsukiji Fish Market (outer market): Sushi, donburi (rice bawl dish), fresh fruit, and various set meal are available. Various kinds of Japanese kitchen knives are also popular among tourists.
2. Hama-rikyu Gardens: Originally built as the family garden of Tokugawa Shogun, this garden still attracts people as an oasis in urban center. You can enjoy powdered green tea and Japanese sweets at Nakajima-no-ochaya.
3. Waterbus from Hama-rikyu Gardens to Asakusa: Enjoy the view of very unique bridges across the Sumida River.

In the afternoon
4. Asakusa: You can learn coexistence of Buddhism and Shintoism by visiting Senso-ji Temple and Asakusa-jinja shrine. How about buying traditional Japanese souvenirs at the shopping arcade called Nakamise?
Asakusa also offers various gourmet dining. I’d recommend you have quality wa-gyu (Japanese beef) sukiyaki, beautiful tempura, or any other Japanese cuisine.
5. Ginza: Several new landmarks has emerged. You must be impressed by the state-of the art architectures in this district. The streets are lined with long established specialty shops and high-end boutiques.
Enjoy feeling the amazing combination of good-old things and the latest stuff through my tour.


What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in 23 wards of Tokyo, transportation fee for your guide

What‘s not included

your transportation fee, entrance fee (you and your guide), lunch

*If you’d like the guide to join you for lunch, please cover the expenses for the guide.

Important

Please join my tour with the shoes which are easy to walk.
This is a walking tour. We use public transportation mainly. The rate doesn't include the fare for your transportation, your entrance fee and lunch.

It's good for you to carry a decent amount of Japanese Yen with you. You can use this for transportation, snacks, souvenirs etc… Many small markets in Tokyo are cash only though most shops and restaurants accept credit cards.

Estimated Local Cash Needed:
Transportation expenses: about 1,000yen/person ( JR or Tokyo Metro)
Waterbus fare: 740yen/person
Admission fee to Hama-rikyu Gardens 300yen/person.


Extras (optional)

extra hour. 36.00 USD
extra person . 36.00 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
You’ll be able to see the guide’s e-mail address and phone number. You can contact your guide directly before the tour starts, and enjoy your tour on the day!
Please check the following link. https://triplelights.com/cancel
Yes, by using our secure online payment system, your payment information is encrypted and you are secured against fraud and unauthorized transaction. Your credit card or PayPal account will be charged upon booking. However, if the guide does not accept your booking, the amount will be credited back to the account from which the charge was drawn.
No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
More Frequently Asked Questions

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The TripleLights Difference

Its more affordable than it seems. Our pricing is often per-tour (not per-person), so if your group is 2 or more people, you'll most probably pay less than if you took a bus tour.

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Every tour is customizable. Every tour can be customised to your time, needs and preferences! Simply confirm your booking and contact the guide to make the changes. There is no risk and you have free cancellation with a 100% refund guarantee!

Go at your own pace. Take your time for pictures or slow down to see as much as you want. With your private guide your tour is flexible.

Enjoy Japan with a local guide. With intimate access to places off the beaten paths you can have a more in-depth experience not seen on bus tours.

All tours are private. Enjoy a deeper learning experience as your guide will be 100% focused on you and the people traveling with you.

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Reviews

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Regina
4 days ago , ( Solo ) , From: United States

“ Highly Recommended! ”

I spent a wonderful day with Mayumi. This was my first trip to Tokyo, and I was traveling solo. Because it's such a big city I didn't know where to start. She met me in my hotel lobby, which saved me the stress of finding my way to a meeting place. She helped me buy a subway pass and taught me to how to get around on the very large subway system. That gave me the confidence to explore on my own for the remainder of my trip. Mayumi's English is impeccable, and she was full of knowledge. She shared some great information about the history and local customs of Japan. I experienced a lot of things that I would have missed exploring on my own. For example, at Sensō-ji Temple she showed me how to draw an Omikuji (fortune-telling paper) and how to perform the purification ritual. Because it was a private tour, it was all about me. If I wanted to check out a store, we'd go in. I felt like tempura for lunch, and she took me to a fantastic place known only to the locals (not another gaijin in sight). When I wanted ideas on where to go next she had plenty of suggestions based on my interests. I’ve traveled all over the world, and I refuse to go on those big group tours where you pile onto a bus and are herded around, trying to fight your way to the front of the group so you can hear the guide. I can’t recommend TripleLights and Mayumi enough!

MAYUMI:
Hi Regina, Thank you for the great review. I’m really happy to hear that you fully enjoyed the day. I tried taking you to as many places as possible in order to help you appreciate the authentic attraction of Japan because you’ve traveled around the world and I thought you might expect something different from a stereotyped package tour. I could guide you to the tempra restaurant filled with the locals as you were a solo tourist. It was exciting, wasn’t it? By the way, I sent you the pics I took during our tour. I hope you got it. I still have many places I want you to visit in Tokyo and nearby prefectures. Please stop by Japan during your travel, and I’ll accompany you to other exciting places. Thank you again and see you! Mayumi

A
Arnold
5 days ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Excellent Guide in Tokyo ”

Our trip involved 3 generations traveling together and we scheduled a full day tour of Tokyo with Mayumi. Mayumi grew up in Tokyo and as such has tremendous knowledge of the city and culture. She set a wonderful itinerary for us which included a visit the Senso-Ji Shrine, a boat ride on the Sumida River, Hamarikyu Park and the Meji Shrine. Along the way she taught us how to use the subway and the history of the Japanese language. In addition, she told us about some of her favorite places to eat, suggested other places to visit in Tokyo, including some stores and helped us make reservations. It was a pleasure and honor to spend the day woth her.

MAYUMI:
Hello Arnold, It’s such a pleasure to hear from you! I hope all of you are doing well. It’s my honor to spend with you. I was really impressed how strong and energetic you and Mickey are. I’m sure you and your family fully enjoyed Japan for the rest of your stay. We have beautiful season in Japan now even after the cherry blossom season is over. I enjoy walking around Tokyo and nearby city filled with pretty spring flowers with people from across the world almost every day. I still have many places to show you. Please come to Japan again. I’ll be always waiting for you. Thank you. Mayumi

J
Judy
1 week ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Mayumi, is a Great Guide ”

Mayumi, is a great guide. She took us to everything that we wanted to see in Tokyo and more. Her schedule for the day could not have been better. There was no way that we could have seen Tokyo without her service. We would use her service again if we return to Tokyo.

MAYUMI:
Hi Judy, Thank you for your writing the review so quickly. What a delightful day we had together! We laughed a lot, didn’t we? I can imagine your grandkids are pleased with your souvenirs. Please take good care of yourself after the long travel. And I expect you to come to Japan again. I still have many other places I want to take you. Please say hello to Jim! Thank you again.

Tetyana Tetyana
1 week ago , ( Family ) , From: Cyprus

“ Great day with Mayumi ”

Kids were thrilled with Mayumi's bubbly warm personality and we had a fun filled day and 8 hours passed too fast! Highly recommend this knowledgeable and energetic quide. We also appreciated her flexibility as well as very practical approach to route planning.

MAYUMI:
Hello Tetyana, Thank you for the good review. You are my first guests from Cyprus. I really enjoyed being with you and also learning about your country. Your story makes me get interested in Cyprus. I guess Nick and Alex are back to school and spend busy days attending several activities after school and maybe you are their driver again as usual. I was so happy to be with your super cute kids and sweet husband. Please remember me to your family and come back to Japan again. I definitely want to visit Cyprus someday. So see you again! Mayumi

I
Igor
3 weeks ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Two full days inTokyo ”

We had a two excellent and very informative days. Mayumi has shown to us everything we have asked her to see and even more. We have seen and experience main Tokyo's must see attractions and cultural sites . Mayumi is very flexible easy going, super accommodating, and knowledgeable guide. Our family had a very good time. We would highly recommend Mayumi .

MAYUMI:
Hi Igor, Thank you for writing such a sweet review during your travel. I hope you also had great days in Hakone and Kyoto. I really appreciate your patience in the heavy rain. I’ll never forget how cute Ben was. And I’m impressed by how smart and kind David is. It was a lot of fun to be with your family despite the terrible weather. Please came back to Japan again, and I’ll show you more in Tokyo. Please remember me to Masha, David, and Ben! Mayumi

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