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Culture Experience and Tokyo Tour, Full Day (8 hours)


Tokyo
8 hours
up to 8 people
English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

To make an unforgettable memory, not only to see but also to experience Tokyo. You can chose from Japanese drum, Japanese paper, food sample, sushi cooking, Japanese sweet making and others. I can set up your premium holiday with Japanese culture experience.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Tak.

  • Japanese culture experience you choose
  • Tokyo sightseeing spots you chose

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What to Expect

I will introduce spots to experience Japanese culture according to your requests and I can translate the detail in between the session if needed.
You can find historical and traditional background of those sorts of culture also via my instruction.
I can attend your holiday and guide for the rest of time (up to 8 hours total)

Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel or place you request (in 23 wards in Tokyo)
Ending Point At your hotel or place you request (in 23 wards in Tokyo)

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up within 23 wards in Tokyo

What‘s not included

admission fees / lesson fees - for example Wa-daiko (Japanese style drum) school experience (approx. 56 USD per person~)/ Food Sample (approx. 20 USD per person~)/ Wa-shi (Japanese Paper making)experience (approx. 5 USD per person~)/ Sushi making (approx. 75 USD per person~)/ Soba (Japanese noodle) cooking experience (approx. 47USD per person~)/ Japanese tea ceremony (approx. 18 USD per person~)/ Wa-Gashi (Japanese sweets) experience (approx. 28 USD per person~)I'll let you know definite price(s) when booking to those locations is made.

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner

Important

Admission fees aren NOT included in guide fee.
Please pay by yourselves (at the locations, in advance etc.)
for example
Wa-daiko (Japanese style drum) school experience (approx. 56 USD per person~)
Food Sample (approx. 20 USD per person~)
Wa-shi (Japanese Paper making)experience (approx. 5 USD per person~)
Sushi making (approx. 75 USD per person~)
Soba (Japanese noodle) cooking experience (approx. 47USD per person~)
Japanese tea ceremony (approx. 18 USD per person~)
Wa-Gashi (Japanese sweets) experience (approx. 28 USD per person~)
I'll let you know definite price(s) when booking to those locations is made.

I can book those spots for you and pay on behalf of you, but in those cases, could you pay in advance adding 15% for a commission? (please refer the cancellation policy of Triplelights)
(*) Conditions are different according to places, could you ask me for detail. I'll check the information and let you know precisely. 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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Reviews ( 18 )
4.5 (18) Reviews
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Myca Myca United States ( Family with kids )
Very Good
5 months ago

“ It was s great experience ”

He was very nice and patient with us. It was a great experience touring around Tokyo with Tak.

Tak:

Dear Myca. Thank you for the great day with you and the beautiful girl. It was quite a busy day, but I'm happy to spend time with your family. I hope you could have a great memory. See you again. Tak

Nady Nady Israel ( Family with kids )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Great time in Tokyo with wonderful guide ”

Tak is a wonderful guide, he is very professional, nice and patient. Thank you dear Tak, for the two wonderful days in Tokyo. Nadya&co

Tak:

Dear Nady. Thank you for the joyful days. I still remember the smiling faces of the 2 families. In particular, I feel really happy a couple of mamas looked enjoying. I know your travel in Japan has a long way after this. If you have trouble, let me know. I think I can assist by sending you some information. I say again, thank you so much. Please good to the dads, the boys, the mom, and the girl. Tak

Simon Simon Canada ( Family )
Very Good
6 months ago

“ A Taste of Tokyo ”

Tak was a very good guide. He took us on a a very varied tour of parts of Tokyo that we would not have sought since they are not typically the top things to see in Tokyo but were well worth it, especially with the explanations provided. He catered to a family with ages ranging from 13 to 79 and made it interesting for all. Thanks Tak!

Tak:

Hi, Simon. Thank you for the day. That was the day I never forget. Everything went moderately and warm under the spring sunlight (actually, day after day, cold days after the day). I am happy if you enjoy Tsukiji, Hama-Rikyu Garden, and Asakusa. You must make great memories in Kanazawa, Kyoto, and Matsuyama, also. Wish you could see beautiful cherry blossoms there. If you have an opportunity to visit Japan again, let me know. I say thank you one more time. Tak

Katiya Katiya United States ( Couple )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Excellent planning & customer service with our wishlist to multiple destinations! ”

Tak makes you feel like family right from the first meeting with his preparation of a traditional Japanese candy gift. He arrived an hour earlier than scheduled on Day 1 and did not mind giving us a head start. We booked him for 10 hours for Day 1 & 2 and a half day on Day 3. He never once counted the start or end time so we really appreciated his flexibility. He understood that our goal was to go to as many attractions as possible and helped us prioritize making sure that we made it to our top attractions. He even checked out an unpopular hidden river valley for us (per our Google search) and went there to check it out for the first time a few days before our arrival - so that he could best accompany when we go there. We were very touched by Tak’s thoughtfulness and overall hospitality ta... read more

Tak:

Hi, Katiya. Thank you for the super review. It was my relief you and Tim enjoyed the days, even though the rain, the wind, and the homer in the 9th frame (lol) stood in our way. You always showed me what you'd like to do. Then, it wasn't so difficult to find a clue. I love to find a new place to take my guests. At least, you gave me 3 of great experience to collect new sites, the valley, the stock market, and the boat. Thank you for the opportunities, and I hope my collection will be the many like Tim's cars. Wish you could spend great moments in Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, and the flight going back to your home. I say again, thank you so much. I'll be waiting for the time to meet you and Tim again.

Missy Missy United States ( Couple )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Caring and very thoughtful Licensed Guide ”

We spent 8 hours total (3 the first night) and 5 the second with Tak! From the first communication to the day we finished up, he was genuinely caring and thoughtful. He provided to us exactly what we wanted/needed. Our first goal was meet up with us at hotel the evening we land (after traveling for nearly 20 hours), take us to an enjoyable fun place to experience some of the culture, eat great food and learn the subways! He told us what to do when we got to the airport, and then met our train (even changed stations "on the fly" when our train didn't stop). He ensured our second day included visiting running stores (I came in for Tokyo marathon), and included sights on our way over to the expo! We had a nice Ramen lunch and did a great job explaining everything. By the time he left us o... read more

Tak:

Hello, Missy. Thank you for a marvelous review for me. The voices of guests who enjoyed tours are my treasure more than anything. Thank you for pointing out for my English. I know that my English is not perfect, so I tried to prepare a lot and provide information to make my precious guests have the best moments. The memories of 2 days we spent together are everything beautiful even for the cold rain. Have a good run at Boston! Tak

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