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Tokyo Great Walker Tour: East Gardens, Ueno Park & Asakusa

by Yoko
(42) Reviews
7h $ 231 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • East Gardens
  • Tokyo Station
  • Ueno Park (Ueno Toshogu Shrine, Kiyomizu Kannondo Temple, Tokyo National Museum)
  • Asakusa (Nakimise Shopping Street, Sensouji Temple, Asakusa Shrine, etc.

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Overview

After visiting the beautiful Japanese gardens and the historical remains of the Imperial Palace, we would visit Ueno Park.
Ueno has some historical buildings and wonderful museums such as Ueno Toshogu and Tokyo National Museum.
We would also visit Asakusa, where Nakamise shopping streets are extremely popular.

What to Expect

You can see one of the most beautiful Japanese gardens in Tokyo and have an overview of the capital Tokyo and about the Shoguns and the Imperial family.
We will visit many ******* spots in the gardens, Tokyo Station and Ueno Park.

If you would like to visit the Tokyo National Museum or Ueno Zoo, I will guide you to the entrances and give an overview where to go to see the things of your interest.
I would go with you, but in the Museums, explaining in a loud voice might bother others, so I would tell you where you could rent audio guides if you'd like detailed explanation(500 yen).

Take your time strolling along the shopping street of Nakamise shopping street at Asakusa. If you still have enough energy, we can also go to Denpouin Street and Marugoto Nippon, which has items from all over Japan, or Kappabashi Kitchenware Street, where you can buy food sample keyholders or excellent knives with name's engraving service.

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Highlights

  • East Gardens
  • Tokyo Station
  • Ueno Park (Ueno Toshogu Shrine, Kiyomizu Kannondo Temple, Tokyo National Museum)
  • Asakusa (Nakimise Shopping Street, Sensouji Temple, Asakusa Shrine, etc.

Important

No Mondays or Fridays

DURING APRIL, it will be first booked, first served basis.
Sorry for the inconvenience.

If you're interested in NIKKO, MOUNT FUJI or TOKYO, please check the tours before you make inquiries.

It's impossible to make quotation without knowing the spots you would like to visit.
Nikko and Mount Fuji are approximately two hours on Limited Express from Shinjuku or Asakusa.
Tokyo is not a compact city, but a huge one.

If you have difficulties with stairs, please tell me in your message. Thank you.

No Mondays and Fridays tour, because East Gardens will be closed on Mondays and Fridays and the Tokyo National Museum will be closed except National Holidays.

The East Gardens will be closed from December 30 till Jan. 3.

We are supposed to walk a lot, so PLEASE WEAR WALKING SHOES.
Highheels or sandals might give you a hard time. There is no cab services in the East Gardens or Ueno Park :-)

There is BAGGAGE INSPECTION at the entrances of East Gardens.

The places to visit in Ueno Park is up to you and your interest. I would appreciate if you would tell me what you are interested in: history, art or Zoo etc. read more

What‘s included
Guiding fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo/Yokohama, The guide's Admission fee for Tokyo National Museum/ Ueno Zoo
What‘s not included
Transportation fare (You and guide: From Tokyo Station to Ueno by JR Train is 160 yen, From Ueno Station to Asakusa Station is 170 yen, the rest depends on where your hotel is),

meals, snacks, drinks,

admission fee (The tour is possible to visit only toll free areas)

[[ Ueno Zoo]]: Adults (16-64) 600 yen, Seniors (65+) 300 yen, Students (13-15) 200 yen ,Children (0-12) Free
[[ Tokyo National Museum]] (Permanent Exhibitions Adults: 620 yen, University Students: 410 yen, High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free
[[ National Museum of Nature and Science]] (Permanent Exhibitions Adults: General and university students: 620 yen, High-school students and younger: Free)
Meeting Point
At the lobby of your hotel in Tokyo/Yokohama
Ending Point
At your hotel or the places you prefer to during the tour
Duration
7 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people

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 ( 42 )
Joyce Joyce United States ( Couple )
Very Good
4 days ago

“ Nice tour of Tokyo ”

Yoko is so helpful and knowledgeable. I had a great day with her.

Yoko:

Thank you for your review, Joyce. It was a great pleasure for me meeting you. I wish you enjoyed the other places in Japan, too. I wish I could show you and your partner Kamakura and other places next time.

Jo Ann Jo United States ( Solo )
Excellent
6 days ago

“ I had a 10 hour layover in Tokyo and Yoko took me to the cherry blossoms and a bit of Tokyo ”

Yoko was great a communicating with me before my arrival and she was right on time to meet me at Keisei Ueno station. We only had about 4 and a half hours together and we did a whirlwind tour of the East Gardens and Asakusa Temple. Yoko was very knowledgeable and pleasant. She helped me make the most of the time I had available.

Yoko:

I appreciate your great review, Ms. Kobuke. It was a great pleasure for me to enjoy the Sakuras with you on such a beautiful day. I had a lot of fun talking with you and hearing your interesting stories. I will be waiting for you coming next time soon with your daughters. Thank you again for everything.^_^

Gintaras Gintaras Lithuania ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Nice day at Nikko. ”

Yoko was our guide at Nikko. She know the site and its hystory perfectly and I would highly recomend her if You like to find out much about the places You are visiting. The trip logistis was also very well organized.

Yoko:

Thank you so much for a quick review, sir. I enjoyed the day together with all of you, nice gentlemen with lovely ladies, yesterday. We were lucky with the weather and also could see a special festival. We saw Kegon Waterfalls, Lake Chuzenji, Shinkyo Bridge, Rinouji Temple Sanbutsudo, Toshogu Shrine, Futarasan Shrine where the festival was going on, Taiyuin Temple, and Kanmangafuchi Abyss. I listed for your friend, Saulius, who will make a slideshow with the thousands of pictures he took. I hope you would enjoy the rest of your trip and wishing to see you soon at another season. Thank you again for everything.

Rajeev Rajeev Australia ( Family )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Tokyo Trip ”

Fantastically knowledgeable guide. She knows her work and her clients. Kept us actively involved in all the activities. She is bubbly, fun and helpful. Our kids aged 19 and 12 enjoyed her company. We only spent a day with her but she guided usdor the rest of our stay. Definitely recommend her to anyone visiting Tokyo.

Yoko:

Thank you so much for a wonderful review, sir. I had a great time with you and your family: I enjoyed talking a lot with your beautiful and intelligent wife Rashmie and your amazing kids. I also appreciate Rashmie reacting quite well to what I said, which made every explanation easier for me. I hope you would enjoy the rest of your journey through Japan and wish to see you and your family soon again. Have fun, sir!!

Sandra Sandra United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Highly competent guide ”

It is obvious how well Yoko knows Tokyo when one spends a day with her. She guided us safely and efficiently through the transportation system, allowing us to see more than we thought possible in a day. She provided interesting information about the sites, and paid attention to our interests when choosing where to go. Yoko planned our time around mobility challenges my husband faces, and handled an emergency quickly and professionally, adapting our plans to accommodate. She went beyond what was required to be sure we enjoyed our time, and continued to be of assistance even after our tour was complete. I highly recommend Yoko.

Yoko:

I appreciate your excellent review so much, Sandra. It was a great pleasure meeting you even though I couldn't laugh to Mike's jokes as you could. It was very nice of your daughter and husband planned the trip to Japan as a birthday surprise and I'm very glad that I could help you enjoy the most beautiful season of Sakura. You're so cheerful that I enjoy being with you. I hope you could enjoy the rest of your trip. Thank you again, Yoko

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