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Personalized Tokyo Journey

7 hours
up to 5 people
English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

This one-day walking tour is ideal for those first-time-Tokyo-visitor and those who are not as well.
The tour is designed only for you, based on your interests.


Feel free to personalize this offer with AKIRA.

  • Places of interest in central Tokyo area that you wish to visit
  • Places of interest recommended by the guide such as below photos

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What to Expect

The whole itinerary is designed only for you, based on your request, and guided by Tokyo local in friendly atmosphere.
You can enjoy walking, train or subway ride, going deep into the city and enjoy feeling the smell, sound, atmosphere of each streets and places, examining people passing by.

Please contact me and let me know if you have any places that you wish to visit in Tokyo.
If you have no idea where to visit, I will suggest some places that meet your interests.
I will design a tour for you based on your request as much as I can.
On the day of the tour, I will be as flexible as possible.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point At your hotel

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo

What‘s not included

Costs for transportation fee, foods & drinks, entrance fee, for you and guide


Available only for more than 5-hour tour.

Please note that main means of transportation in this tour is your foot(!) and public transportations.
Sometime it takes time to design itinerary, so I am appreciated if you book this tour at least by a week in advace of the date of the tour.

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 ( 149 )
4.9 (149) Reviews
Very Good
Sheah Sheah United States ( Friends )
5 days ago

“ 3 days with Akira ”

This is a summary for our 3 days with Akira. He was always waiting for us in our lobby. Always prompt. He had planned an itinerary that would make the best use of our time in Tokyo. When it was raining one day he was adaptable and changed our plans to an equally enjoyable experience. one day we were walking and passed an ad for the digital museum. He described it to us and asked if we wanted to go. We said yes and it turned out to be one of our highlights in Tokyo. So Akira is adaptable which we liked and listens to what his guests want. His English is excellent, he is very knowledgable and patient with explanations. We enjoyed our three days with Akira.


Hello Sheah, Thank you so much for the great review. I’m very happy that you liked the way I do guiding during the 3days. I liked the atmosphere that you all created, the unique blend of four people curious, likable, jolly and intelligent. It was my pleasure to be a part of your Japan experience. I am looking forward to another chance to explore my loving city together again. See you next time. Sincerely, Akira

Sue Sue United States ( Couple )
Very Good
1 week ago

“ Cancelled tour? typhoon! ”

He cancelled tour due to typhoon. Promised full refund. Waiting to hear from you. I’ve also emailed. Cannot pay for no tour!


Dear Sue, My deepest apology for your inconvenience. The promise I made will be fulfilled soon. Whole procedure for full refund has been taken sometime because the typhoon occurred in the middle of holiday studded weekend (Monday, October 14 is national holiday). Our customer support personnel will work for that from tomorrow for sure. Forgive my asking you for your understanding about my decision of cancelation. I still believe that the decision was right since operation for transportations, subway and surface trains etc.., in the city next day of the typhoon were actually far limited than many people imagined which will be fatal to my tour (walking tour using public transportation). I will promise you again that the price you paid will be fully refund. If you have another... read more

Ellen Ellen United States ( Family )
1 week ago

“ For some insight into real Japanese life choose Akira. ”

Akira is the best of the best! He is knowledgeable, well informed on current events as well as historical events. He took us places that we would not have seen and experienced without him......genuine Japanese experiences. He is fun and easy to be around. If I get to go back to Tokyo, I will definitely choose Akira.


Dear Ellen, Thank you so much for the great review. I am so happy that you had a great time that day. It was a bit different from what we originally planned, but I think we were successfully creating a nice, friendly atmosphere and it made me feel like I was showing my friend around my city. I was so happy to see happy mom and beautiful daughter enjoying great time together and it was my pleasure to be a part of it. I am looking forward to another chance to enjoy my loving city together again. See you next time. Sincerely, Akira

Ken Ken United States ( Friends )
1 week ago

“ Fantastic day in Tokyo ”

Akira met us at our hotel in Yokohama and escorted us on the the subway into Tokyo. As this was our first time in Japan it was nice to have an escort guiding the way. We found Akira to be friendly, knowledgeable and very easy to understand. We had good conversations throughput the day and he proved to be a very caring person. In fact, he made sure we had proper directions and were on the correct line when he left us at the subway in Tokyo for our return to our hotel in Yokohama. Several hours later, he even texted me to make sure we arrived safely. I would wholeheartedly recommend Akira to anyone looking for a tour guide in Tokyo.


Dear Ken, Thank you so much for the great review. It was my pleasure to be a guide for jolly people like you and your wonderful friends. I am so happy that it seems I could make myself understood. I hope your first experience of Tokyo was enjoyable and memorable one, and I hope that you will have another chance to come back to Tokyo and explore my loving city together . See you next time. Sincerely, Akira

Jodi Jodi Australia ( Couple )
1 week ago

“ Very enjoyable day and Akira is an excellent guide. Loved our lunch with Akira in a local restaurant. ”

Excellent. Akira has very good knowledge and speaks English very well.


Dear Jodi, Thank you so much for the great review. I am very happy that you loved what I love. It was little too hot for October, but that was one perfect sunny day of Tokyo. Thank you so much for having me. Im looking forward to another chance to explore my loving city together. See you next time. Sincerely, Akira

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