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Tokyo One-day Tour: old and new by public transport and river cruise

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

This itinerary offers you an enjoyable walk in Meiji Shrine, Hama-rikyu Gardens and Sensoji Temple. And furthermore Sumida river cruise awaits you. We can visit some shopping areas such as Omotesando lined with refined shops, Nakamise shopping street lined with 90stores dating from Edo era.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Yoko.

  • Meiji Shrine
  • Omotesando street lined with zelkova trees on both sides
  • Hama-rikyu Gardens
  • Sumida River cruise ( Asakusa - Hamarikyu )
  • Asakusa ( Senso-ji temple, Kaminarimon, Nakamise Street)

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What to Expect

We will visit the representative shrine and temple in Tokyo that helps you to know Japan's culture deeper than ever. Strolling around Hama-rikyu gardens will make you astonished by good combination of high-rise building and traditional Japanese gardens. The two shopping streets that we will walk around are totally different. You can enjoy modernized brand-oriented street and old temple town street.

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Tokyo
Ending Point Station near a last visiting spot

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in inside Yamanote Line

What‘s not included

transportation fee ( you and guide) : 900 yen per person but it differs depending on your hotel’s location.
Sumida River cruise and Hama-rikyu gardens admission fee : 980 yen per person


Due to weather, Sumida River cruise may be canceled.

When pick-up service is included in a tour, it is limited to a place within 10 minute walk from a station on JR Yamanote Line or inside the circle of JR Yamanote Line. Outside of the area costs extra.
Please note that my reply could be late when my calendar says not available.
I can also guide you in Kyoto or Shiga, if you pay extra 10000 yen (transportation fee and hotel fee).

The order of the itinerary can be altered according to the location of your hotel.
Please put on comfortable shoes.
Lunch is not included.

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
Brian Brian United Kingdom
1 year ago

“ Great Tour ”

Yoko is an excellent guide, who demonstrated very good knowledge. She was extremely helpful and attentive to our needs.


Thank you for your message. It was nice meeting you and I had a good time with you very much. Unfortunately It was a rainy day but you tried to see and know about Japan. It was my pleasure that I could help you. I hope you will enjoy your cruise! Take care yourselves. Yoko

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