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Highlights

  •   Imperial Palace Eastern Garden (When it is closed we visit Nijyubashi bridge of the Imperial palace)
  •   Asakusa( Sensoji temple, Nakamise shopping street, Kappabashi street)
  •   Lunch at Asakusa
  •   Meiji-Jingu shrine

Information

City Tokyo
Meeting Point At your hotel(23wards in Tokyo)
Ending Point Meiji Jingu mae station or Harajyuku station
Departure 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 7h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 2 ~ 6
Booking
7h
When?

People

247.95 USD

total price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

extra hour. 34.80 USD
extra person. 28.71 USD

What to Expect

In Tokyo, there are so many attractive places where you can have a great time of the day.
I selected three popular touring spots; Imperial palace, Meiji Jingu Shrine and Asakusa.

At first, we'll visit the East Garden of the Imperial Palace.(Monday and Friday are closed. Instead, we will visit Nijyubashi bridge of the Imperial Palace) We will visit two main spots such as the main tower of the former Edo castle and the Ninomaru Garden. Many kinds of seasonal flowers and plants are planted. You can enjoy the scenery all year around. It's very a beautiful Japanese garden.

Next, we'll go to Asakusa. It remains the old atmosphere of the Edo era and it's a very vivid town. On the way to Sensoji temple, we can enjoy shopping at Nakamise shopping street. It's very fun to see so many kinds of traditional crafts, sweets and souvenirs. Sweets like a small pancake stuffed with red bean paste, deep-fried buns stuffed with different kinds of pastes and rice crackers are famous in Asakusa. Asakusa district has many different facets. In this tour, I will also take you to Kappabashi street which is famous for kitchenware, Japanese Knives and food samples. On the way to Kappabashi street, we can see many local popular spots in Asakusa and residential area as well.
There are many kinds of restaurants such as Tempura, Soba, Udon, Tonkatsu, Okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake), Sukiyaki, grilled eel rice bowl, Sushi, Hamburg, pasta, and so on. If you'd like to eat at a local tavern in the Hoppy street, definitely it is better to have a tour guide with you. Let's eat your favorite authentic Japanese food in Asakusa!


We'll then visit Meiji Jingu shrine which has rich culture and history and is about 100 years old now. It was built to commemorate the Emperor Meiji and the Empress Shoken in 1912. As it's located inside of the large forest, you can feel the peaceful atmosphere. It's a very popular Shrine in Tokyo. More than 3 million people visit here during the first three days of the New Year. The contrast between the outside world and inside of Meiji shrine is unique and interesting, feeling like the new and the old coexist in this area.

If you have any questions and requests, please feel free to ask me. I'll reply you as soon as possible.

I'd like to make your stay in Tokyo a real pleasant one. I'm really looking forward to meeting you in my tour!
Thank you, Arigatou!



What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up(If you stay at private house or apartment like Air BnB, additional cost 1000 yen is required.) , reservation of a restaurant (Lunch only, if we decided to go a particular restaurant)

What‘s not included

transportation fee( We will discuuss what kinds of transportation you would like to use sich as a train or taxi. If you use Metoro, one-day free-pass ticket 600yen per person, 300yen per child), lunch and drink

Extras (optional)

extra hour. 34.80 USD
extra person. 28.71 USD

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I'm travelling alone. Can I still book this tour?

Yes, you can. But the price would be different for single travellers (it is 24,000yen). So please send me a message if you are traveling alone.

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Reviews

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Matt
1 week ago , ( Family ) , From: New Zealand

“ Awesome tour for teenagers and adults alike :) ”

What a great day - Yukiko was really friendly, very organised and attentive during the tour. The pace was just right for myself and my 2 teens, and we had time for lots of detours for interesting shops/coffee/crepes etc! The lunch stop was particularly enjoyable and gave my kids the opportunity to try something new. Yukiko also got us used to the underground/Metro which was good experience for the rest of our stay in Tokyo. I would fully recommend one of Yukiko's tours and we'll be back one day for sure :)

Yukiko:
Thank you for your great review, Matt! Domo Arigatou! I'm so glad that you and your children enjoyed my tour including delicious Shabu-shabu lunch. I'm sure you spent another wonderful day today. I hope you enjoy the rest of your days in Tokyo! ! There are a lot of attractions in Tokyo and other cities. I look forward to meeting you in the future again!

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Vivian
2 weeks ago , ( Family ) , From: Malaysia

“ A very good experience and enjoyable trip with Yukiko ”

We really enjoy our Tokyo trip with Yukiko, she is experienced in sharing with us the history of the tourist attraction places and spoke in fluent English, we appreciate her helpful service in arranging our baggage storage and express bus to Narita airport. We will see you Yukiko again, wishing you and your family happy new year

Yukiko:
Thank you so much for your great review, Vivian! It's good to hear you could pick up your baggage smoothly and arrived at Narita airport safely. I also had an enjoyable time with you and your family. Through our conversation, I learned a lot about your country, Malaysia and Singapore. I'm looking forward to meeting you again in the future! Have a happy new year!! (Yoi Otoshi wo!)

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Mike
1 month ago , ( Solo ) , From: United States

“ Seeing Tokyo with Yukiko ”

Excellent time seeing the sights with Yukiko. She was very knowledgeable and I had an excellent time. Well worth the money.

Yukiko:
Thank you for your very nice review, Mike! I also had an enjoyable time with you. Talking about fishing and hunting was very interesting for me. Please try Ikejime on your next fishing! Thank you once again. Domo Arigatou!!

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Henry
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Tours: Dec. 9, Dec. 12, & Dec. 13 ”

Guide Yukiko responds quickly to requests from clients. She answered one of my e-mails within the hour. She is very efficient and carries photos, maps, descriptions of places and calculates distances to be covered. She will also give estimates of taxi fares, if necessary. She will dress in Kimono at least once, to provide an opportunity for photos with a 'Geisha.' Her concern for the safety of elderly clients engenders warmth. Yukiko san is a wonderful person to have as your Guide.

Yukiko:
Henry-san, Domo Arigatou!! Thank you for your great review. As I'm a professional tour guide, I concern about everything that I can do for my clients before and during the tour and do my best. Although it depends on the weather condition and visiting spots, wearing Kimono is one of my original style to welcome my clients and show my respect to them. If you could feel a part of our culture, I would be happy. Thank you so much once again. It was a great meeting with you and your family.

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Daniel
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: Singapore

“ Great Insight to Tsukiji Market ”

Yukiko was a great guide for our Tsukiji market tour. She was very informative and have great knowledge of the market. She also recommend many delicious food at the outer market which we enjoyed tremendously. I would recommend Yukiko to anyone who wants to tour Tsukiji market.

Yukiko:
Thank you so much for the great review, Daniel! I 'm glad that we could share many knowledge of this market and enjoyed various foods. We can see different faces at each season in this wonderful market. I recommend to visit Tsukiji again on your next trip! Domo Arigatou Gozaimashita!

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