|Meeting Point||At Chofu Station|
|Ending Point||At Chofu Station|
|Departure||10:00 AM ( recommended ) Flexible|
|Tour Type||Private Tour ( only for you )|
|Number of people||1 ~ 5|
Chofu is located to the west of Tokyo, in a suburban area. Though the city is quite accessible from metropolitan area of Tokyo, it has many attractive spots with full of nature.
I'll meet you at Chofu station. It takes 20 minutes if you take Keio-line from Shinjuku station.
First we’ll go to local old shrine, Fudaten shrine. It is located in a residential area, but surrounded by many trees. I’m sure you can feel the serenity inside the precincts.
After that, we’ll walk to the Nogawa river. Along the river you can enjoy a lovely scenery especially in early April, when cherry blossoms are in full bloom.
Then we’ll go to Jindaiji temple, the second oldest temple in Tokyo. The area is surrounded by nature, and the area is famous for many soba restaurants.
After visiting Jindaiji temple, let’s enjoy soba lunch.
If you are interested in seeing flowers and trees, then I can guide you in the Jindai Botanical Garden, which is close to Jindaiji temple, extending by 1 hour.
Jindai Botanical Garden has many flowers and trees, famous for its variety of roses. In May and October, you can see a lot of beautiful roses in the garden.
And also the garden is recommended in autumn, when the colors of many leaves turn to be red and yellow. It’s really beautiful.
Total walking time of this tour is for about 1 hour (From Chofu station to the final destination, Jindaiji temple).
If you are tired after strolling, then you can take a bus on your return from Jindaiji temple to Chofu station.
But if you’d like to walk, then let’s go back to Chofu station on foot. It takes about 30 minutes.
I believe you will be refreshed and comfortable.
|extra hour ( If you are interested in Jindai Botanical Garden, then I will guide you ).||22.50 USD|
|Hotel pick up in Tokyo area.||31.50 USD|
I loved spending the day with Yoko in Kamakura. Before meeting, she had looked up a special train/bus pass for us to use when in Kamakura. At the different temples , Yoko knew about each one. We went to a really neat tea ceremony in the bamboo gardens. I have many food allergies and Yoko , looked up restaurants that I could eat at. She took me to a traditional Japanese Buddhist monk style restaurant where they would have food that I could eat as a gluten free vegetarian eater. It was the best meal I had in Japan.
My family enjoyed our tour of Tokyo with Yoko. She is friendly, accomodating, flexible and efficient. Even though we had alot to see throughout the tour she never rushed and somehow just fitted everything in. She catered to our needs and adapted as we went along including last minute changes on the day itself. What I appreciate most was her openess and warmth. She was always smiling and cheerful. We felt so comfortable with her. It was like a friend bringing us around. Thank you so much Yoko!
Yoko is a wonderful guide. She is very pleasant, cheerful, professional, and knowledgeable about the history and culture of the places we visited. We could not possibly have covered so many of the famous sights on our own as efficiently as Yoko guided us. She is very accommodating and we appreciate all her recommendations. Though we covered many places, we never felt rushed. Yoko took us to a famous Sushi place at Tsukiji Fish Market where we had a fabulous lunch. After the full day tour, she followed up to recommend a couple of shops near the hotel to shop for a few specific items we wanted to check out on our own. Yoko speaks excellent English and we had no problems communicating before and during the tour. We had a really fun and enjoyable day! Thank you for the memorable experience.
Very friendly and sensitive guide, perfect organization of the trip from beginning to end. It was very pleasant to communicate and spend time together on the trip.
Yoko-san was a very good guide. She planned our tour so that we could cover the possible places with the limited time available. She even booked our train tickets in advance before our arrival. The only disappointment was that the flowers were not in full bloom at the Ashikaga flower park .