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Information tour around Shinjuku station

by Yumi
(7) Reviews
1:30h $ 27

Highlights

  • Kabuki-cho (Godzilla head, Samurai museum, Robot restaurant, etc.)
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government building
  • BUSTA Shinjuku, Shinjuku Southern terrace,
  • Shopping area

Select Date and Travelers

When?
People
27.00 USD

People People
1 ~ 4 people 27.00 USD
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 13.50
Extra person.
$ 9.00

Overview

Shinjuku is the most prominent area in Tokyo. Shinjuku is the busiest railway station, which interchanges to JR lines, three subway lines and three private lines. As for sightseeing, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building observatories, shopping street, Godzilla head and Kabuki-cho entertainment and amusement area, etc, welcome you.

What to Expect

This tour is recommended for the tourists who visit Japan first and/or visit Tokyo first and on the first day of your trip in Tokyo.
The information are available according to your interests and plans. If you have any special shops and restaurants in Shinjuku, I will show you how to get there. I try to provide timely event information and therefore, I wish you could have maximum fun while staying in Tokyo.

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Yumi Licensed Guide
(7) Reviews
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Highlights

  • Kabuki-cho (Godzilla head, Samurai museum, Robot restaurant, etc.)
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government building
  • BUSTA Shinjuku, Shinjuku Southern terrace,
  • Shopping area

Important

available until 18:00.

This tour is external tour before the stores and facilities open and just give you not only information of the sightseeing around the Shinjuku station but also useful information for tourists in Tokyo.

What‘s included
Guide fee, Hotel pick-up (only around Shinjuku Station. If you stay at a hotel located in other places, additional charge for 1000 yen per group is required.)
What‘s not included
Transportation fee.
Meeting Point
at near JR Shinjuku station (available upon your request)
Ending Point
Shinjuku station or anywhere around Shinjuku station
Duration
1:30 hours
Starting time
08:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the transportation fee?

It depends on where you would like to go. If we just walk around the Shinjyuku station, there will be no transportation fee. If we go to a few places around Shinjyuku by taking subways, it will be about a few hundred yen per person.

Are there any charges for children?

No charge for children under 12 years old.

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 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.

Reviews ( 7 )

Excellent
4 months ago |   by June

“ Shinjuku & understanding Tokyo transport ”

I had a great time with Yumi who took me to Shinjuku Station and showed me how to work out the right tickets to buy and how to use the machines. We strolled around the area and saw how the Kabukicho and Golden Gal areas look in daylight- far less scary than you might think, a good chance to tailor tours to what you want then went to visit some places I had specifically asked about. Yumi adjusted her pace to suit my somewhat jet lagged state. It’s really helpful to get a feel for the area and station with someone as knowledgeable as Yumi. I now feel much more confident about exploring this area on my own.

Excellent
10 months ago |   by Pinkie

“ A fantastic tour guide! ”

Yumi was an amazing tour guide. She was friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and great with our kids on our tour in Tokyo. We were a family of 8 people that included twin 6-year-olds and a 12-year-old. We never felt lost or rushed. We got to see all the important places we wanted to visit and was given great directions to other places we were interested in seeing. Next time we visit Japan we will look forward to booking Yumi for at least 2 days or more, she was a terrific tour guide. We recommend her tour guide services to everyone as she had merged right into our family with ease.

Excellent
11 months ago |   by ROMINA

“ Sightseeing in Nihonbashi ”

Yumi was an excellent tour guide. She took us to places we would have never known about and taught us a lot about her culture. She took us to various places where we were able to taste samples of Japanese food (seaweed, dashi, pickled pumpkin, etc), she took us to a shrine and taught us the ceremony. She also took us to the Washi paper making work shop where we could make our own paper (and speak to a robot); and later she took us to Shinjuku so we could visit the samurai museum and eat next to Godzilla. She was knowledgeable, sweet natured, and communicated with us easily. She was also very accomadating

Excellent
1 year ago |   by Suzanne

“ Shinjuku and surrounds ”

Yumi was fabulous she answered all our questions with great authority , with humour and sincerity - my travelling companion and I thoroughly recommend yumi if you are looking for a private guide nothing was too much trouble for her even when we often took her off 'track' both in our sightseeing and our questions. - Yumi also brought along brochures for us which were very helpful in our days ahead in toyko- thanks to Yumi our visit to the wonderful Tokyo was made even better than we could have expected - thank you Yumi

Excellent
1 year ago |   by Lalitha

“ lovely and friendly person ”

she was a little hesitant to do the tour as she was not familiar with the akihibara area but she covered all that i wanted to see and experience and much more than that she was very well prepared when went out off way to help us .

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