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Highlights of Tokyo

by Yukiko
(3) Reviews
6h $ 160 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • Meiji Shrine: dedicated to the souls of Emperor Meiji and Empress. Emperor Meiji was father of the modernization of Japan.
  • The Imperial Palace: used to be Edo Castle, only the remains are left. Yet you can feel the atmosphere of the Edo Period.
  • Asakusa: Sensoji Temple is the oldest temple in Tokyo and Nakamise-dori Street is the shopping street which leads to the temple.

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Overview

If this is your first trip to Tokyo or your first time to have free time in Tokyo, I recommend visiting three major spots.
I will show you the brief history of Japan from the Edo Period to the Meiji Period by explaining these spots.
You can also enjoy shopping in Harajuku or Omotesando and lastly in Asakusa.
I want you to know two sides of Tokyo; historical side and modern side.

What to Expect

You can turn back the clock to the old times of Japan and at the same time you can enjoy shopping in this tour.
There are a lot of attractive places to visit in Tokyo, yet these three spots are the musts in Tokyo.
Although the Imperial Palace where the royal family live is not open to the public, you can see the main gate and visit the East Gardens where remains of Edo Castle are
left.( The East Garden is open except for Monday and Friday.)

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Highlights

  • Meiji Shrine: dedicated to the souls of Emperor Meiji and Empress. Emperor Meiji was father of the modernization of Japan.
  • The Imperial Palace: used to be Edo Castle, only the remains are left. Yet you can feel the atmosphere of the Edo Period.
  • Asakusa: Sensoji Temple is the oldest temple in Tokyo and Nakamise-dori Street is the shopping street which leads to the temple.

Important

I can guide you also on national holidays of Japan.

If you are vegetarian or particular about food, please let me know beforehand.

What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
lunch(you and guide)
transportation fee (you and guide)
Meeting Point
in front of the Harajuku Station (near Meiji Shrine)
Ending Point
Nakamise-dori Street in Asakusa
Duration
6 hours
Starting time
09:00 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 ( 3 )
Dimiter Dimiter United States ( Solo )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ A Very Short Stay In Tokyo ”

I had only 48 hours in Tokyo and my stay would have been a lot different if I had not had a guide like Yukiko. She picked me up at the hotel and showed me the places I've requested. Due to my dietary restrictions she made a reservation at an excellent vegan restaurant for which I'm grateful. Thank you Yukiko for the great tour!

Yukiko:

Dear Dimiter, Thank you so much for your comment appreciating my tour! I wish we had had more time in Tokyo! It was really a hot day yet the weather was so fine. I was so glad that you are interested in Japan and listened to me so earnestly. I hope that you will visit Japan some day again! Thank you for your sincerity. Yukiko

Louise Louise Australia ( Friends )
Very Good
4 months ago

“ guide to subway system in tokyo and tour of Meiji Shrine ”

We were very happy with Yukiko and she did a great job teaching us how to use the subway system in Tokyo. We found it very helpful. Also took us to the Meiji Shrine and gave a history of the place, and took us to a lovely place for lunch. Thanks Yukiko ! Regards 6 happy Australians

Yukiko:

Dear Louise, Thank you for the nice review! I replied to it soon, yet I seem to have answered to your another email. It is a great pleasure for me if my guiding was a little help to you, and I was so glad to guide beautiful noble ladies from Australia. I was wondering how you were spending in Tokyo after that because of the weather, yet I was glad that the day of your departure for Kyoto was so fine. As I have some photos to send you, I will be so glad if you contact me by email. Yukiko

Peter Peter Japan
Very Good
4 months ago

“ Completion of our knowledges ”

Yukiko showed us a very nice garden and tempel in Kamakura, close to her hometown. We had the chance to get answers on all of our questions we collected over 3 weeks traveling in Japan. Very friendly and open minded person. Thanks Yukiko

Yukiko:

Dear Peter, Thank you so much for the nice comment ! I was so impressed that you are so interested in Japan and asked me a lot of questions of every field. It was also a good study for me to see our country from the objective point of view comparing with other countries. The warm personality of you and your wife Alice made me happy through my guiding in Kamakura and answering the questions. Yukiko

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