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Day tour Must See Tokyo

by Atsuko
(41) Reviews
6:30h EUR 208 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • Tsukiji Outer Market
  • Hamarikyu Garden
  • Takashita street / Omotesando
  • Meiji Jingu Shrine
  • Shibuya Scramble crossing
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Overview

Tokyo is capital of Japan is a concentrated center for everything from culture to politics to economics. There are so many spots to see one of its charms is modern buildings and monuments meet historic temples,shrines and other structures. This tour highlight must see spots which the most popular for tourist. In this tour we take public transportation so you can fell real life of Tokyoites.

What to Expect

Tokyo metropolis is of over 13 million. In this tour we take subway, train etc. Basically walking that is the best way to actually feel and experience the city of Tokyo.

*Tsukiji Outer Market....After Fish innner market moved to new place outer market of Tsukiji still remain and popular site for international visitors.There are about 400 retail shops which are open to the public tipically open from 5:00 in the morning to around noon or early afternoon. You can find anything from foods such as fresh fish, meat, fruits and vegetables, and dried foods to food related products such as knives and dinnerwear. There are many food stall and fresh sushi restaurant.

*Hamarikyu Garden...about 10 minutes walking from Tsukiji market. designated as a special place of scenic beauty & special historic site of the country is famous for its "shioiri-no-ike"(tidal pond) and two duck hunting grounds. We can enjoy the finest garden views with a cup of powdered green tea and Japanese sweets at Nakajima-no-ochaya on the pond.

*Omotesando...called "Tokyo's Champs-Elysees" lined with high-end boutiques those shops come in designer buildings with contemporary architecture.

*Takeshita street...Harajyuku is the birthplace of "KAWAII" culture. This street is teen-fashion bazaar stores containing miscellaneous goods and sweets shops.

*Meiji Jingu Shrine...Tokyo's grandest Shinto shrine is dedicated to the Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. The 70 hectares of forested ground it's special oasis in the midest of all the big-city hustle and bustle.

*Shibuya Scramble crossing...the world busiest intersection in front of Shibuya station. It's an awesome spectacle of giant video screens and neon,guaranteed to give you a "I'm in Tokyo!" feeling.

Also you can learn how to use public transportation system through this tour.
Tokyo's public transportation system is very complicated but this tour will help you to understand.

I would like to make your stay in Tokyo a real pleasant one!

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Highlights

  • Tsukiji Outer Market
  • Hamarikyu Garden
  • Takashita street / Omotesando
  • Meiji Jingu Shrine
  • Shibuya Scramble crossing

Important

I am available until 4:00 pm so I'm afraid that could not offer Night tour.

* Tours are not included travel insurance. I would recommend you to be covered by your own travel insurance

This is a walking tour and we take public transportation system, so please wear comfortable shoes! The end of the tour we feel like doing a lot of walking exercise!!

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick up central area
What‘s not included
transportation fee (about ¥1000 per person), lunch fee (you and guide),
Hamarikyu garden admission ¥300, Japanese tea and sweets ¥700
Meeting Point
At your hotel (central area in Tokyo)
Ending Point
Where tour end
Duration
6:30 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 ( 41 )
Christopher Christopher Jersey ( Couple )
Good
5 days ago

“ Not the best experience ”

More disorganised than expected. The biggest disappointment was spending almost an hour in a queue for Tokyo Sky Tree entry. We had stated in advance that we loathed crowds, yet were taken to the Sky Tree late morning at peak queuing time. In prior email exchanges we had received no guidance that advanced web booking or fast track was available! Unnecessarily sapping and such a waste of time that a more organised guide would have avoided. We were then tired and hungry as much lunch was later than expected. Dragged unplanned after lunch through more crowds at Ueno "Park", no grass in the Park and pethaps 2 out of 1200 cherry trees had blossom and were inundated by hordes of Japanese. On to Tokyo Station, but by then the Tokyo rush hour was starting and yet more crowds. Sorty but when we say... read more

Atsuko:

Thank you for letting me know your feelings. I'm so sorry for any inconvenience. In Tokyo especially this time from end of March to mid April it is cherry blossom season and also spring holiday of school children so every tourist spots are very clowded. Our tour yesterday was just starting to crowd it was not usual crowd so I didn't feel what you feel. Also rusn hour starts around 6:00 PM so it was far from that hour. However I should give carefull consideration to you and others who doesn't like crowd. I think I live in Tokyo so luck of feeing of crowd. Actually you booked another tour itinerary which not include Tokyo sky tree so I didn't give you any guidance in prior email. The day before we exchange email at that time you like this itinerary spots. It was no problem for me so I didn'... read more

Maurice Maurice United States ( Family )
Excellent
5 days ago

“ Tokyo tour ”

Atsuko was a joy to tour with. She was very knowledgeable and patient in meeting our needs and making adjustments that suited our mood. She's been doing this a while so understands how to customize based on your interests. When we head back to Japan, I will certainly look for her service once again.

Atsuko:

Thank you very much such a wonderful review Maurice! It was fun to be with your happy group. Cherry blossom will bloom soon. Please enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan! Thank you again.

Miranda Miranda United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Custom Half-Day Tour with Kids ”

We had a great outing with Atsuko! I emailed her ahead of time about our sightseeing plans and interests, and she designed a custom tour for us that included a Sumida river cruise, Ueno Park, and lunch. She even found some cherry blossoms for us! My kids were excited to have a tour that was centered around their interests in Tokyo. I would definitely recommend Atsuko!

Atsuko:

Thank you for your wonderful review Miranda! I was so glad to share a pleasant time with you and your lovely daughters the day before yesterday. We are lucky to see cherry blossoms which called "Daikanzakura" precocious sort of cherry blossom and it was such a nice fine day. I hope you enjoy the rest of your journey in Tokyo! PS, I ordered your book by Amazon, can't wait to read it.

Rod Rod United States ( Solo )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ A great day in Tokyo ”

My one day tour with Atsuko filled a long break between flights. Atsuko is very friendly, informative, and professional. She planned the perfect tour and fit in an amazing amount of sights without feeling rushed. I couldn’t have asked for a better day in Tokyo.

Atsuko:

Thank you for your wonderful review and kind message Rod! I really appreciate it was so prompt. Thank you for sharing your precious time with me in Tokyo. Please come back to Tokyo Japan with your wife next time. I'm looking forward to meeting you again. Please take care and say hello to your wife.

faine Faine United States ( Solo )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ 3 Day Private Tour of Toyoko ”

The positive experience with Atsuko started from the first email I sent to Atsuko through the Triplelights site. Feeling very overwhelmed about the possiblity of taking myself around Toyoko i decided to find a guide. Unfortunately with no referrals i had to choose someone blindly. I immediately liked Atsuko's profile, her eperience in travel and the fact she had been a flight attendant. She was extremely responsive to every email i sent, answering almost immediately (taking into account the time zone difference) and it immediatly put me at ease. I did some googling and presented what I wanted to see and she put together the 3 days. A few things that made it a great experience was -That she provided back comprehensive email responses to any questions i asked before our time tog... read more

Atsuko:

Thank you for such a wonderful review Faine! I really appreciate it. It was a great time be with you and I was impressed by your earnestness of preparation. You are very energetic person that made your stay in Tokyo led a full experience. Thank you for sharing your precious time with me. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed the tour. It is a great pleasure to help you. Hope to see you again and please say hello to your family.

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