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Highlights

  •   Meiji Shrine and Harajuku
  •   Asakusa and Sensoji-temple
  •   Shinjuku

Information

City Tokyo
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point At your hotel or any place that you'd like to finish the tour
Departure 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 7:30h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 2 ~ 5
Booking
7:30h
When?

People

249.20 USD

total price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

extra hour . 35.60 USD

What to Expect

You can choose several places to visit.
If you visit the places and just stay there for a short time, then I’d recommend you to choose 4 places.
If you’d like to take your time on each places such as shopping or relaxing at cafe, then I’d recommend you to pick up 3 places.
After I hear your request and thought, I'll arrange the tour for you.
Basically duration time of the tour is 7.5 hours, but the tour could be extended if you like.
And also starting time of the tour can be changed upon your request - such as 9:30 or 10:30.

The following list is some places for the tour.
Meiji shrine and Harajuku, Omotesando – the area has the biggest shrine in Tokyo surrounded by nature and fashionable shopping street.
Senso-ji temple and Asakusa – has the oldest temple in Tokyo. You can enjoy the hustle and bustle atmosphere there.
Shinjuku – has the busiest station in the world with a lot of office workers, tourists and students. There are a lot of department stores for shopping.
You can enjoy Tokyo view from the observatory of Tokyo Government Office building.
Shibuya – is famous for the busiest crossing in the world. The area is also popular among young people for shopping.
Tsukiji fish market – is the biggest fish market in the world. The market is closed on Wednesday, Sunday and national holidays.
Imperial Palace and the gardens – you can’t go inside the Palace, but the gardens has lovely parks and Japanese garden. The gardens are closed on Monday and Friday.
Ginza – is famous shopping area which has many nice shops and restaurants.
Akihabara – is a nice place for shopping electrical goods, games, animation products. The area is sacred spot for games and anime lovers.
Kagurazaka – small, but lovely place packed with nice restaurants, bars and cafes.
Backstreets of Harajuku, Omotesando area – lovely place which is good for strolling and shopping for clothes, fancy goods and antiques.

Japanese gardens – Rikugien garden, Hamarikyu garden, and so on.
Art museums – Nezu Museum in Aoyama: famous for Japanese/Asian exhibitions and a beautiful Japanese garden.
The National Art Center, Tokyo in Roppongi: beautiful architecture of the building and so on.

If you are interested in any other area of Tokyo, please let me know.
If there are anything that you are interested in doing, eating in Tokyo, please feel free to tell me.
Please let me know if you have any food allergies or restrictions.

I'm looking forward to seeing you!


What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

transportation fares for you and guide, lunch, dinner, entrance fee

Extras (optional)

extra hour . 35.60 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!
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 the guide you choose. For details, please contact your guide directly.
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FREE cancelation 14 days prior

The TripleLights Difference

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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!

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Reviews

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Beng
2 weeks ago , ( Family ) , From: Malaysia

“ Tokyo city tour ”

friendly

Yoko:
Thank you so much for taking your time to post a lovely review, Beng. I enjoyed the day with you and your family. Talking to you and your husband about Malaysia is really interesting to me. I hope you enjoyed your trip in Kanazawa and Kyoto. Please come to Japan again and I hope to see you in the near future. Yoko

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Umberto
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: Italy

“ Excellent guide. ”

I booked the guide for a friend of mine and his family. They told me she was a wonderful guide.

Yoko:
Thank you so much for taking your time to post the wonderful review, Umberto. I'm grateful to you for choosing me as a guide for your friends and the family. I'm glad to hear they enjoyed the tour. They are friendly and I had a lovely time with them. I hope I can see them again if they come to Tokyo. And also I hope I can see you if you come to Tokyo. Yoko

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Lynette
2 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Australia

“ Personalised tour of Tokyo ”

We had a fantastic day with Yoko. As well as taking us to all the sites we wanted to see Yoko explained the history and customs of each place She taught us how the underground trains worked so we could get around ourselves and recommended places to go We had a delicious Japanese lunch which was enjoyed by all. Yoko was an excellent guide.

Yoko:
Thank you so much for your fabulous review, Lynette. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the day. It's my pleasure to help you exploring Tokyo. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed "Shabu-shabu" lunch which is popular Japanese dishes especially in winter. It was really a lovely day for me with all of your family. I hope you will enjoy your stay in Hokkaido. Hope to see you again in the near future. Happy holidays! Yoko

Michael Michael
2 months ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Yoko is an excellent guide ”

We only had one day to tour Tokyo and Yoko was a perfect choice. She expertly guided us through all the sights we wanted to see. We took public transportation and throughout the day never felt rushed. She picked the best place for lunch. Prior to the tour Yoko answered all of our inquiries promptly. Yoko went out of her way to make our day enjoyable. I recommend Yoko highly for your Tokyo tour.

Yoko:
Thank you so much for your great review, Michael and Steve! I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed the day. Both of you are nice so I had a memorable day indeed. I really appreciate your cooperation about exploring Tokyo by trains, subways, and of course walking. Actually it was fun for me to see the increased steps on your counters at each site! I hope you'll come to Japan and would like to see you again in the near future. Please enjoy your vacation on Thailand and Vietnam! Yoko

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Janaki
2 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Singapore

“ Gorgeous Tokyo! ”

Yoko is an amazing guide! We had a lovely time with her. She was informative and ensured that we were comfortable throughout our tour. She is such a warm and friendly person! We learned so much about Tokyo from her. Thank you, Yoko for the wonderful memories! We can't wait to visit again!

Yoko:
Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Janaki! I also had a lovely time with all of you. You are very nice and friendly, so I thought as if I were one of your family members. Your children are very lovely! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and staying Tokyo. Though I've been to Singapore before I learned new things about Singapore from you, which is really interesting. Please come to Tokyo someday in the near future and I'd love to see you again! Yoko

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