8h $ 89 per person
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Home visit and Sushi making (lunch and dinner)

(6) Reviews
8h $ 89 per person

Highlights

  • Home visit to see the true Japanese life.
  • Sushi roll making (1h)
  • pick one activity from the list; Shodo-caligraphy, Ikebana-flower arrangement, cultural walk and see houses, Kudo-Japanese fencing observing, antique kimono store, etc. (1-2hs)
  • Izakaya visit, pick one restaurant from the list; Sushi pub, Yakitori house (grilled chiken), Horumon-yaki (beef BBQ for blue-collar-workers), Shabushabu (beef and vegetables hot pot) 1.5h
  • Shopping at a local super market and a 100 yen store.(1h)
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89.00 USD

total price
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 26.70
Additional fee in case of only one participant .
$ 53.40
Early pick-up (before 9:30am).
$ 8.90

Overview

Toshi's house is in the beautiful upper-middle class residential area in the suburbs of Tokyo. First, we will shop ingredients for lunch at a local super market. After a short break over green tea, let's roll sushi and taste them. Pick up one activity from the list below; caligraphy, Ikebana,etc. In the evening, dine at the local pub called Izakaya or casual restaurant for Shabushabu.

What to Expect

It is a good opprtunity to learn about Japanese life and culture. First of all you will be surprised how compact the Japanese house is and how we make the best of the space. I will explain our unique food culture at a supermarket. You will learn how to make Sushi rolls. If you don't like seafood, don't worry, you can make a sushi with avocade, egg and ham. Visiting a local pub will be another exiting moment. If you book the date of the first day of the month, I will take you to the antique flea market. For animal lovers, I will offer "an awl cafe and a cat cafe" visit.

Highlights

  • Home visit to see the true Japanese life.
  • Sushi roll making (1h)
  • pick one activity from the list; Shodo-caligraphy, Ikebana-flower arrangement, cultural walk and see houses, Kudo-Japanese fencing observing, antique kimono store, etc. (1-2hs)
  • Izakaya visit, pick one restaurant from the list; Sushi pub, Yakitori house (grilled chiken), Horumon-yaki (beef BBQ for blue-collar-workers), Shabushabu (beef and vegetables hot pot) 1.5h
  • Shopping at a local super market and a 100 yen store.(1h)

Important

As I have one naughty dog, I am afraid that I will not accept children under 14 years old. If you book the date of the first day of the month, I will take you to traditional antique market, first.

I have a dog, so I accept only dog lovers.
Attendees should be over 15 years old.

City Tokyo

Meeting Point At your hotel in central Tokyo, Yokohama or Shin-yokohama station.

Ending Point JR Yokohama line Naruse station or Tokyu Den-en-toshi line Nagatsuta station

Duration 8 hours

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible

Number of people 1 to 3   Flexible
What‘s included
  • guide fee
  • green tea and sweets.


What‘s not included
  • transportation fee (you and guide)
  • dinner
  • flowers for Ikebana-traditional flower arrangement
  • sushi ingredient, 1
  • 500 JPY per person in cash. Please pay dinner in cash at around 2
  • 000-3
  • 000 JPYn per person and for the guide.

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.

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 at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Organized by Toshi(T-chan)


National Certified Guide

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Response Time 1 h

Languages spoken
  • English ( License )

Hi, I am Toshiko! (Also Toshi or T-chan for short.) I am a retired fire officer from Tokyo. I coordinated educational visits to Tokyo for various people such as delegates from fire departments across the globe. I speak a little Spanish, too.
I like to meet and help people, so I volunteer in my spare time. For example, I joined clean-up activities at a tsunami devastated area in 2011, helped provide entertainment events at evacuation camps, and took international visitors around the area (over 15 times).
I love to share a lot of happy moments with my guests. Tokyo has many hotspots. I will help you enjoy the city and maximize your visit to Tokyo! Besides regular sightseeing tours, I also offer two unique tours. The first is a home visit to see real Tokyoite life including sush- making. The second is an educational tour of an earthquake simulator ride and the Tokyo Fire Museum. You'll learn how Japanese prepare for emergencies.

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Reviews ( 6 )

3 weeks ago |   by Sara

“ It was a very good tour ”

Toshi was a wonderful guide for my parents

4 weeks ago |   by Hagi

“ Let Toshi (T-chan) plan and guide in Tokyo and you're guaranteed an amazing experience ”

We had two wonderful days with Toshi (T-chan) and we met a tour guide who knew her work very well From the contact stage through email. In the way she prepared us for the tours. How to help the manager in Tokyo. And of course the fascinating walks and places we saw. Highly recommended with a five-star rating. Traveling with Toshi (T-chan) is a great experience

1 month ago |   by Beverly

“ Best Japan Guide ”

Toshi was a great guide, who truly cared that we saw all we could see on our tour. She is very knowledgeable and it is very easy to communicate with her. She made our tour in Yokohama the best tour which we had on our entire Japan trip. Thank you, Toshi.

1 month ago |   by Elvee

“ customized Tokyo tour ”

we had a great time with Toshi, who took us through inner and outer Tsukiji market, the elevated train to Odaiba, water bus to Asakusa and finally walk through Asakusa and Sensoji temple area. She was friendly, very knowledgeable and also so helpful in helping us plan more things to do in Tokyo. She even followed up by email to make sure we had directions to where we were going next. She was an excellent guide, and we would not hesitate to book her again.

2 months ago |   by Naser

“ Tokyo tour guide ”

She is very kind,helpful and she explained well japan history. I visited a lot of places in Tokyo for one day . Thanks Toshi

3 months ago |   by Daniel

“ A very enjoyable experience ”

T-chan was friendly, and kind. She was very easy to talk to and very knowledgeable. At the safety center, she was invaluable. Without here I wouldn't have been able to enjoy the center nor the simulation as well as I did as the staff did not speak Engllish. With her acting as an Interpreter I was not only able to understand their lessons and instructions but they were able to understand my questions. T-chan was an excellent interpreter. Not only this but she was also able to explain the relevance of the center and Japanese culture in general. I would also recommend this as a tour idea. The center was very informative and I really enjoyed the simulator. We were told to get under the table on our knees. I could barely stay on them as the motions were very intense. Due to rain, she was willing to be flexible enough to change the itinerary from the Japanese garden into a "cat cafe" It was a good choice. I really enjoyed it. Since there aren't any cafes like this that I know of back in the States, it was a unique experience. It was very relaxing. As someone that loves animals, it was like heaven. The cats are able to walk around the cafe and interact with the patrons as much or little as they want. They aren't forced at all. It was a very nice place. I can't recommend T-chan highly enough. She will definitely increase the value and enjoyment of your time in the Tokyo area.

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