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Explore Tokyo: Half-day/places you want to go!

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

Anywhere in Tokyo you would like, min. 4 hrs. Walking tour by public transportation.
Depending on your interests, I can combine some places in Tokyo.
Please refer to the Sample courses below.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Kumiko.

  • Sample Course 1 & 2: A mixture of good old Tokyo and modern Tokyo
  • Sample Course 3: Nostalgic Tokyo (See and feel the Japanese everyday people in good old Tokyo's down town areas)
  • Sample Course 4: See Imperial Palace and imagine Samurais and Shogun (and concubines!) who used to be there, and then let's have a time-trip in the museum

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What to Expect

You can explore interesting places in Tokyo. In Sample Course 1 and 2, you can explore a mixture of good old Tokyo and modern Tokyo.
Sample courses include the following.
1. Harajuku/Shibuya: Meiji Shrine-Takeshita St.-Omotesando-Shibuya(crossing, Hachi)
2. Hamarikyu /Asakusa: Hamarikyu Garden--River Cruise--Nakamise St.--Sensoji Temple--Asakusa Shrine --Tokyo Sky Tree
3. Asakusa/Ueno area: Nakamise--Sensoji Temple--Asakusa Shrine----Ueno (Ameyoko, Tosho-gu, Benten-do, etc.) -- -- Optional: Yanaka Ginza
4. Imperial Palace Ground/Garden & Edo Tokyo Museum: Imperial Palace double layered bridge -- East Garden -- Edo Tokyo Museum

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel or any place convenient for you within Tokyo
Ending Point At your hotel or any place convenient for you within Tokyo

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, hotel pick-up within Tokyo city areas.

What‘s not included

Transportation fees (you and guide), lunch/dinner, entrance fees (if any).


Imperial palace east garden (usually closed on Mondays and Fridays) and Edo Tokyo museum (usually closed on Mondays)

Transportation costs (train/bus/taxi/boat fares), entrance fees (if any) are not covered by the guide. Lunch and dinners are not inclusive. If there will be lunch and dinner during the tour, I would very much appreciate for your paying for the guide's meal or providing the guide a cash of 1500 yen for lunch or 2000 yen for dinner.

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 ( 1 )
5.0 (1) Reviews
Very Good
Sharon Sharon United States ( Family with kids )
1 year ago

“ wonderful guide ”

We had a great experience touring with Kumiko. She was very knowledgable and informative, as well as having a great nature. All of this made for a memorable and very enjoyable four hour tour of the local shrines, markets, park and temples. In addition her style was very flexible and accommodating which we truly appreciated. To sum it up, we could not have asked for a better guide. Thanks Kumiko :)


Thank you very much for your wonderful review, Sharon! I also had so much fun hosting such a fun-loving family. In 4 hours, we visited Senso-ji, Asakusa-shrine, Tokyo Sky Tree and ended the tour in Harajuku. I trust you enjoyed Tokyo. Please give my best regards to your family. It was such a good surprise that your daughter got a No. 1 lucky at Senso-ji temple, wasn't it!

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