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Downtown Tokyo Tour

8 hours
up to 4 people
English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Tokyo is the modern city but still we can see many places having Edo atmosphere, the old name of Tokyo in Samurai period. We will visit downtown Tokyo by subway and cruise boat and get feelings both of high-tech industrial and traditional. Also we will customize the tour based on your preference such as 1) ART, 2)LIFE&CULTURE, 3)CITY VIEW and 4)GOURMET.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Junichiro.

  • Tsukiji fish market: So dynamic! The largest market in the world dealing in various fish of $15M per day.
  • Hamarikyu garden: Built for Samurai General, Shogun, 400 years ago for hunting. Now it's the oasis among the offices.
  • Sumida river cruise : We can enjoy a boat cruise Towards Asakusa viewing modern architecture.
  • Asakusa temple: The oldest temple in Tokyo established 1,400 years ago. Many shops for traditional wares and restaurants there.
  • Edo Tokyo Museum: Exhibits traditional and historical staffs such as Edo castle&town, Kabuki stage, early Tokyo in Meiji period.
  • Sumo room training(Option): Only in the morning, we can visit and see the real training of Sumo wrestlers.
  • Owl cafe(Option): We can visit Owl cafe. It's really healing and relaxing to watch and touch the real owls.

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What to Expect

STANDARD route includes Tsuskiji fish market, Hamarikyu garden, Sumida river cruise, Asakusa temple, and Edo Tokyo Museum.

OPTIONS based on your preference, we will add some of below items and adjust the schedule if the time allows.
1)ART preference: Hokusai Museum, Tokyo National Museum
2)LIFE&CULTURE preference: Owl cafe, Sumo room training, Edo Kiriko (traditional crystal craft)
3)CITY VIEW preference: Tokyo tower, Shibuya crossing, Takeshita street, Ginza street
4)GOURMET preference: Washoku (Sushi, Kaiseki), Okonomiyaki pancake, Ramen(Japanese noodle), Ninjya restaurant

Departure & Return

Starting time 08:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Tokyo 23 wards.
Ending Point At hotel hotel in Tokyo 23 wards.

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner, entrance fee


1.Some of sites may be closed depending on the day.
2.Walking shoes are recommended.
3.Plan may be adjusted because of the weather or traffic conditions.
4.Watching the fish auction is not included in Tsukiji tour

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

How much is transportation fee and entrance fee in general?

Sumida river cruise from Hamarikyu to Asakusa: 740 yen per person
Hamarikyu garden entrance fee: 300 yen person
Edo Tokyo Museum entrance fee: 600 yen per person

Owl cafe: 1.500 per person per hour
Hokusai Museum: 400 per person

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 ( 28 )
4.8 (28) Reviews
Very Good
David David Israel ( Couple )
Very Good
3 days ago

“ Very kind and helpful man. ”

Despite the problems after the typhoon he tried his best to help us see as much as possible in the short time we had.


Thanks for your kind comment. Enjoy the rest of the tour.

Susan Susan United States ( Friends )
6 days ago

“ Great Hakone experience ”

We thoroughly enjoyed our day with "Kochi". He was very good at navigating the day in a smoothe an efficient manner. He was very knowledgeable and gave us a good and interesting historical perspective of the area.


Susan-san. Thank you for your kind comment. After typhoon, Hakone had big damage. Railway is now closed by the land slide and will take a few months to be recovered. You are the last visitors before that. Enjoy the rest of your journey. -Kochi

Judith Judith Australia ( Family )
3 months ago

“ Awesome day in Hakone ”

What a wonderful day we had seeing the sights around Hakone. Lots of messages to and from with Junichiro to ensure we were doing what we wanted to do, and working out what was best in the time we had. Our day included a tea ceremony and private onsen. Stunning part of the world with a a friendly and knowledgeable guide who went out of his way to give us a superb day. Thank you


Judith-san. Thank you for your good evaluation and kind message. I enjoyed also with a nice and friend family. Some day I'd be in Australia.

Megha Megha United States ( Couple )
3 months ago

“ One Day in Hakone ”

We had a wonderful time! In just one day we covered all the main sights, thanks to his efficiency. Thank you very much!


Thank you for your appraisal and kind message. Enjoy the rest of you and Vimal’s tour in Japan.

Poh Choo Poh Singapore ( Family )
4 months ago

“ Wonderful trip with a wonderful guide ”

The day was wonderfully planned. We got to see what was planned ahead. Kochi is a wonderful guide! We had enough time to do all the itinerary for the day with no rush. He’s friendly and warm. We will definitely recommend him to anyone who wish to have a private guide. Warmest greetings from Singapore, Lucy n Joshua


Thank you for your review and kind message. I also had a good and happy time with you and your son. Enjoy the rest for Japan stay.

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