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Efficient One Day Tokyo Tour

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8:30h $ 156 Price up to 5 people


  • 9:00 Imperial Palace: Nijubashi (Double Bridge)
  • 9:40 Tsukiji: Honganji Temple and Outer Fish Market (retail area)
  • 11:10 Ueno Park: Statue of Saigo, Kiyomizu Kannondo, etc.
  • 12:10 Asakusa: Kaminarimon, Nakamise Street and Sensoji Temple
  • 13:20 Lunch (your favorite dish)
  • 14:50 Faithful dog Hachiko statue and Shibuya Crossing
  • 15:30 MeijiJingu Shrine
  • 16:30 Shinjuku: Golden-Gai and Kabukicho
  • 17:30 End of tour at Shinjuku or your hotel (17:45 - 18:30)
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156.40 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior


Efficiently visiting various popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo by using public transportation mainly by Tokyo Metro subway. Schedule of this tour is flexible by the requests of the tourists. Transportation to next spot is a single line subway ride without transit. Time loss by transportation is minimized.

What to Expect

Various popular tourist sites like temple, shrine, palace, park, market and entertainment district are covered in this tour.
Time schedule is typical sample. According to your requests, itinerary is flexibly adjustable.
If you would like to enjoy night life at Shinjuku, it is possible to finish the tour at Shinjuku. Then how to go back to the hotel is clearly explained by the guide with written memo.
If your hotel is accessible from Tokyo Metro subway station, total transportation fee on this tour is only 600 JPY per person by using 24 hours ticket. No entrance fee is required for all the destinations in this tour.

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  • 9:00 Imperial Palace: Nijubashi (Double Bridge)
  • 9:40 Tsukiji: Honganji Temple and Outer Fish Market (retail area)
  • 11:10 Ueno Park: Statue of Saigo, Kiyomizu Kannondo, etc.
  • 12:10 Asakusa: Kaminarimon, Nakamise Street and Sensoji Temple
  • 13:20 Lunch (your favorite dish)
  • 14:50 Faithful dog Hachiko statue and Shibuya Crossing
  • 15:30 MeijiJingu Shrine
  • 16:30 Shinjuku: Golden-Gai and Kabukicho
  • 17:30 End of tour at Shinjuku or your hotel (17:45 - 18:30)


If your hotel is located in 23 wards of Tokyo, pick-up fee to the hotel is free.

Tsukuji Inner Fish Market (wholesale area run by government) moves to Toyosu in 2018. But fish shops, various local food stands and sushi restaurants are still in Tsukiji called as Outer Market. This tour visits Tsukiji Outer Market.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo 23-ward area
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Tokyo around 8:00 - 8:45 AM. Meeting time at the hotel depends on the location of the hotel.
Ending Point
At your hotel in Tokyo or Shinjuku (you can select)
8:30 hours
Starting time
08:30 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 ( 46 )
Steven Steven Australia ( Friends )
12 hours ago

“ The day around Tokyo ”

Had a fantastic day with Toshihiro-san as our private guide. He was very well planned and organised. Toshi knew exactly where to take us, very knowledgeable. We saw so much of the city that we would not have been able to see by ourselves. Highly recommend Toshi as your guide. Thanks again Toshi.., regards Steve and John


Dear Steve-san and John-san, Thank you for the wonderful tour review. It is my pleasure to introduce this city Tokyo to the people in the world. I also enjoyed the tour. You sometimes asked me high-level questions about Japanese history and culture. I am relieved by reading your comment that I am knowledgeable. I felt that I need to study harder to explain Japanese history and culture more clearly. Best regards, Toshihiro

Katrina Katrina New Zealand ( Family with kids )
4 days ago

“ Informative and relaxed tour of Tokyo ”

We had a great experience with Toshi, right from first contact with him he was very helpful in planning our trip. We managed to fit a lot into our tour seeing Asakusa, the Imperial Palace, MeijiJingu shrine, Tsukiji fish market, Ginza, Harajuku, Shibuya crossing and the statue of Hachi into one action packed day. Toshi very kindly researched music shops for our son before we came here and also made an effort to find a restaurant that suited our vegetarian and one person with a food allergy. As well as that he helped us to buy Shinkansen tickets for another trip and got us all sorted with pasmo tickets and learning our way around the metro system. We would highly recommend Toshi as a guide he is a very knowledgeable guide, never stressed and incredibly patient. Thank you again Toshi


Dear Katrina-san, Thank you very much for the excellent tour review. This was my second time visiting musical instruments store with tourists. Previous time was keyboards, this time was saxophones. I like jazz music. It was important experience for me to see various kinds of saxophones with you as you are musicians. You taught me a lot of things about playing music. Thank you for good opportunity. I enjoyed sightseeing with you. You are patient, it is not me. Thank you for coming to Japan in cold winter time in spite of opposite season in your country. Best regards, Toshihiro

Ramesh Ramesh United States ( Family )
6 days ago

“ Excellent Whirlwind 8+ Hour Tour of Tokyo ”

Toshihiro-san proposed a good itenary for a 8 Hour day tour of Tokyo. He was prompt and in communicating the itenary, costs, etc. We visited Imperial Palace/Garden, Sensoji Temple, Meiji Shrine, Fish Market Traditional shopping area etc. He provided cultural and historical context for the sites we visited. He met us at Narita Airport, took us on tour via subway, and accompanied us to Haneda Airport at the end of the tour. We couldn't have covered as much ground in the short time we had with out his knowledge of the subway system and his planning. He is flexible and was able to adjust the tour at the last minute when our plan to ship our baggage to Haneda fell thru.


Dear Ramesh-san, Thank you for the wonderful tour review. I think that you are now back in San Francisco from Haneda. The tour was done during layover from your Asian tour to go back to USA. We needed to move from Narita to Haneda airport by two hours earlier than the departure time of your flight. No delay was allowable. That's why I asked you to hurry up several times. Owing to your patience and calmness, we could visit all places we planned and go to Haneda airport on time. I appreciate your decision of doing Tokyo sightseeing in spite of short stay. Next time, please come to Tokyo and various spots in Japan for two or three weeks. Best regards, Toshihiro

jane Jane United States ( Family )
Very Good
1 week ago

“ Great overview of Toyko's sites ”

We had an enjoyable day with Toshiiro. He was prompt, and very polite. He sent us the itinerary before our visit to ensure he had planned the sites that we wanted to see. His help navigating the subway/train system was invaluable! I felt we efficiently used our time. We saw many sites. I would have given him 5 stars if we would have given us more history! :) Overall, an excellent way to spend a day in Tokyo.


Dear Jane-san, Thank for the tour review with advice. I also enjoyed walking various spots in Tokyo with your family. It was my happy time to talk about many things in US and Japan with you. I like history, but I apologize as you felt that my explanation of historical background was not enough. I appreciate your advice and would like to improve my guide skill for the future. Best regards, Toshihiro

Bill Bill United States ( Family with kids )
1 week ago

“ Excellent Day Tour in Tokyo ”

Our tour guide Toshiro is very professional and given us excellent service. We were able to visit and have a very good glimpse of Tokyo during our 1 day tour. Toshi planned our day very well. Without his help and guidance we would have not enjoyed touring around Tokyo. Will definitely go back to Japan and visit other areas. And hope to avail of Toshiro' s help again. Arigato Toshi.


Dear Bill-san, Thank you for the splendid tour review. I am relieved to hear that you had good time during the Tokyo tour because it was new year's holidays in Japan. Many shops and restaurants were closed in most area. On the other hand, shrine area was very crowded. Owing to your patience, tour was done smoothly. Tokyo and other areas in Japan have a lot of exciting places. Please come to Japan again with more time like a few weeks. I am looking forward to seeing the growth of your children. Best regards, Toshihiro

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