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Tokyo east part one day tour

by Uemitsu
(31) Reviews
8h $ 258 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • Visit the historical three places in Tokyo, i.e Meiji Shrine, Imperial palace, and Asakusa temple.
  • VIsit the one of newest and highest sightseeing spot, Tokyo sky tree, with 634 m high observation

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257.60 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

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$ 18.40

Overview

This tour will escort you to the popular sightseeing spots in the east part of Tokyo, such as
Meiji shrine, the Imperial castle area, Asakusa temple, Tokyo Sky tree.

What to Expect

This tour will escort you to the popular sightseeing spots in the east part of Tokyo.

The basic itinerary is as follows.

(Morning)

* Pick up at your hotel at 9:30.

1) Visit Meiji shrine
- highlights : one of the most renowned shrines in Japan to commemorate the emperor and empress of Meiji
- duration : approximately 2 hours including transportation

2) Visit the Imperial castle area
- highlights : an old castle image resident or park where emperor and empress live
- duration : approximately 1.5 hours including transportation

★ Visit to the imperial palace resident area is available only on weekdays and reservation
should be made three weeks prior to the tour day

3) Lunch (please let me know your favorite dishes)
- duration : 1 hours

(Afternoon)

4) Visit the Asakusa temple
- highlights : the oldest and popular temple in Tokyo with more than 300 years history shops in its shopping arcade
- duration : approximately 2 hours including transportation

5) Visit Tokyo Sky tree
- highlights : the highest tower in Japan with 634m height where you can enjoy view from the observatory as well as stoll the vicinity
- duration : approximately 1.5 hours including transportation

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Highlights

  • Visit the historical three places in Tokyo, i.e Meiji Shrine, Imperial palace, and Asakusa temple.
  • VIsit the one of newest and highest sightseeing spot, Tokyo sky tree, with 634 m high observation

Important

In this tour, we will only use public transportation system. So, I will recommend guests to purchase a one-day ticket of subway or Pasmo/Suica from economical and convenient viewpoints. A subway one day ticket will be around 900 JPY to cover two systems in Tokyo.

In order to avoid traffic peak time, this tour will start after 9:30 a.m. on weekdays.

What‘s included
- guide fee for 8 hours, (incl. 1 hour lunch time)
- pick-up inside the Tokyo 23 wards area
What‘s not included
- transportation fare of guests
- meal and shopping of guests
- admission to the Sky tree for both guests and guide
- public transportation fare of guide inside the Tokyo 23 wards area (est. 1500 to 2000 JPY)
Meeting Point
At your hotel or the lobby of a hotel close to your accommodation
Ending Point
Tokyo sky tree or place requested by the guests
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the admission fare to Tokyo Sky Tree observatory ?

- Ticket with advanced reservation : 2570 JPY / adult

- Same day ticket : 2,060 JPY / adult

- Fast ticket : 3,000JPY / adult



★ The guests should pay the admission for the guide If the guests request the guide to accompany them to the observatory.

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 ( 31 )
Mei Mei Brunei Darussalam ( Family with kids )
Poor
3 weeks ago

“ doesn't seems professional ”

We requested to go Tsukiji Outer Market and Asakusa. It was a rainy day during the tour. Totally felt that the guide fees was not worth at all. The whole tour was awkward and unclear as there is little to no explanation on the places we went to and there is not much of conversation among us. We were the one who asked question but sometimes he just answered with a smile. We were being asked to get a 900yen one day metro & subway pass without being told why.

Uemitsu:

Dear Mei, I apologize that I coild not serve you well bacause it had been raining and the we had encountered jam in the trains. But, I remebered that I explained the one day subway pass is the most economical and convenient way to cover the route that you requested, so your.family agrred to puchased the tickets from the vending machines by youselves. Actually, I had a problem for this tour because your reservation request an English guide, but asked me to guide your family in Chinese just before we start the tour on the day. So, probably I could not get the meaning of your some questions. Hope that you will find a better Chinese guide next time. Best regards, Uemitsu Kageyama

Ellen Ellen United States ( Friends )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Wonderful Guide ”

Our group of 6 engaged Uemitsu to for a 1-1/2 day tour of Tokyo. His English is articulate and his knowledge of Tokyo and the subway system was invaluable to our group. He also modified our itinerary based on the weather to ensure we had the best viewing experience of the sights we wanted to see. Uemitsu was punctual, personable and knowledgeable. He also has a wonderful sense of humor and made our sightseeing exciting and fun. We would highly recommend Uemitsu to anyone looking for a guide and, given the opportunity, would engage his services again.

Uemitsu:

Dear Ellen, Thank you for your heartful comments. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with me. Looking forward to seeing you in the near future. Best regards, Uemitsu Kageyama

Jimmy Jimmy United States ( Couple )
Very Good
2 months ago

“ Wonderful experience ”

Uemitsu was very thoughtful and knowledgeable throughout our tour. He explained very well and showed us the Tokyo transportation system as it was our first time in Japan. He also made extra effort to find those parks with full cherry blossom since we arrived 1.5. week after the blooming in Tokyo area. We enjoyed our first time in Japan and glad we were able to use the train system on our own throughout the visit even in Kyoto .

Uemitsu:

Dear Jimmy, Thank you for tou review. I am glad to be able to support your stay in Tokyo. Hope that you enjoyed all of your visit to Japan. Best regards, Uemitsu Kageyama

Mila Mila United States ( Family )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Attentive guide who made it easier to navigate ”

Productive day with the help of the guide to see the highlights of Tokyo during Cherry blossom and using transportation system .

Uemitsu:

Dear Mila, Thank you for your review. Hope that your family enjoyed your stay in Tokyo. Best regards, Uemitsu Kageyama

Sharon Sharon United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ GREAT TOUR IN TOKYO ”

UEMITSU IS A GREAT TOUR GUIDE, VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND FRIENDLY. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM.

Uemitsu:

Dear Sharon, Thank you for your comment. I really enjoyed the guiding for your family. Hope to see you again in the near future.

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