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Enjoyable Tokyo one day tour - Ideal for the first time visitors to Tokyo

by Hiroshi
(20) Reviews
8h $ 298 Price up to 4 people


  • Asakusa: Temple, Shrine and shopping street
  • Meiji Shrine: The biggest shrine in Tokyo
  • Imperial Palace (East garden): Used to be Edo Castle.

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297.60 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra person.
$ 27.90
Extra hour.
$ 32.55


This tour is designed for visitors who is the first time to Tokyo. I pick-up 3 places to visit; Imperial palace, Meiji-Shrine, Asakusa. They are the popular places for tourist from abroad. But if you have any specific place to visit, please feel free to tell me. I will try to arrange the tour for you.

What to Expect

In this tour, we will visit 3 major places, the first place is Asakusa which is listed as No1 places among tourists. There is a big temple named "Senso-ji" and many souvenir shops on both side of a street to the temple. Also, you can enjoy Japanese cuisine in this area. The second place is Imperial palace east garden. You can not enter the palace but this east garden of Imperial Palace was center of Edo castle during Edo era( 1603-1868).Therefore in this garden you will see some relics of the castle. The last place is Meiji Shrine. This shrine is one of the most famous shrines in Japan. It was built in 1920 to enshrine Emperor Meiji. To reach to the Shrine, you have to walk in forest and you may forget you are in Tokyo because of silence. By visiting those 3 places you can see and feel Tokyo.

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  • Asakusa: Temple, Shrine and shopping street
  • Meiji Shrine: The biggest shrine in Tokyo
  • Imperial Palace (East garden): Used to be Edo Castle.


This tour is a walking tour and you are recommended to wear a sneaker.
We will use public transportation. To pay the fair, Japanese Yen is necessary.
Visibility from Tokyo Sky tree is depend on weather condition.
The cost to go up to observation deck is 3000 yen /P.
Visiting route is depend on your hotel location.
If you like to visit other places, please consult with me beforehand.

What‘s included
guide fee.
What‘s not included
Transportation fee( you and guide) and guide's home to your hotel.
Meal. Entrance fee for Tokyo Sky tree
Depart From
Tokyo,Yokohama area
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Tokyo or Yokohama
Ending Point
At you hotel in Tokyo or Yokohama
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

How much for transportation

It depends on your hotel location. If your hotel locates inside of Tokyo, it will be ¥1500 at the most.

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 ( 20 )
Sarah Sarah United Kingdom ( Family with kids )
3 weeks ago

“ Three excellent tours with a very well informed guide ”

We spent three fantastic days with Hiroshi exploring contemporary and traditional Japanese culture and visiting Hakone. He was a well informed, interesting and engaging guide who was happy to answer all our random questions about life in Japan. Hiroshi was very organised and made sure that we saw lots of different places in the days we spent with him. He was also invaluable in the run up to the trip, giving us advice on money, travel arrangements and places to visit. I would wholeheartedly recommend Hiroshi as a guide.


Dear Sarah Thank you very much for your great review. I am very happy to find you spent good time with me. It was my first time to have a kid as my customer. The happiest thing for me was to see Pat's smile in any places. I hope my guiding supported him to know about Japan as well as you. Please make another chance to visit Japan and to meet again.

Julia Julia United States ( Solo )
1 month ago

“ Great tour ”

Hiroshima is very knowledgeable with a good sense of humor. He met me on time and took me to see exactly what I wanted to see. His command of English is very good. I highly recommend him.


Dear Julia Thank you very much for your quick review. I am very glad to know you enjoyed my tour. Through our conversation beforehand, I was able to choosr suitable places for you. Please enjoy your cruise and back to your home safely. If you have another chance to visit Japan, I wish to be your guide with more knowledge and experience. Thank you again and best regards Hiroshi

Roline Roline United Kingdom ( Couple )
1 month ago

“ Tokyo in a day and half! ”

Mr Hiro was a great guide. We enjoyed his itineraries and his company. We packed in a great deal and asked many questions. He was patient and very informative.. I do not think we could have bettered our choice of Hiro-san


Dear Roline Thank you very much for your evaluation. I enioyed a tour with you for one and half day. Tokyo is an exciting town and a lot of places enchant many tourists. I hope I can be your guide again. Best regards Hiroshi

Martin Martin Australia ( Friends )
1 month ago

“ Perfect Day in Tokyo ”

Hiroshi outlined a plan for a day in Tokyo along the lines of our suggestions. He managed this perfectly and kept to the plan admirably. He was sensitive to our personal needs as well as answering all our questions in depth and with good humour. His English was excellent to the point that we did not notice he was Japanese. Hiroshi’s knowledge of Japanese history was first class, right through the Shogun era and modern times. We would commend him to you as a great guide with complete confidence. Martin and Robyn Johnson Sydney, Australia


Dear Martin and Robyn I am very happy to find you enjoyed a day in Tokyo with me. And thank you very much for very positive review about my guideing. If you have another chance to come to Japan, I am very please to spend time with you. Hope you will have great time in Australia. Best regards Hiroshi

Meredith Meredith Canada ( Couple )
1 month ago

“ Very Professional Tour Guide in Tokyo ”

We had an interesting and very worthwhile day touring with Hiroshi in Tokyo. Hiroshi was very enthusiastic and very knowledgeable about the variety of sites that he chose for us to visit and we were very appreciative of his kind attention.

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