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Shinjuku Kabukicho and Omoide Yokocho Evening Tour

3 Hours
up to 4 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

This is the evening walking tour of Shinjuku downtown, which is the biggest amusement district in Tokyo. You can see many interesting spots like the basement food floor of a department store, Hanazono Shrine, Golden Gai, Kabukicho streets, pachinko parlors, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Observatory and Omoide Yokocho.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Chiaki.

  • Food Floor of the Isetan Department Store

    It is a unique place where you can find a variety of delicious Japanese and international foods.

  • Hanazono Shrine

    The magnificent Shrine is dedicated to the god of entertainment and has mysterious Golden-Gai streets just behind it.

  • Golden Gai

    Over 200 tiny shanty-style bars and clubs are squeezed into the old and narrow streets.

  • Kabukicho streets

    The area is famous as one of the busiest entertainment district in Japan.

  • TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku Building

    A life-sized Gozilla head looks out over the city from the eighth floor of the building.

  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

    It is famous among tourists for its free observation decks which provide good panoramic views of Tokyo and beyond.

  • Omoide Yokocho

    "Omoide-Yokocho (Corner of Memories)" at Shinjuku West gate used to be a black market after the Second World War and now you will find many small and old stalls of yakitori, ramen and casual Japanese food along a narrow street.

  • Option: I can also take you to Robot Restaurant or Samurai Museum upon request.

    -Robot Restaurant (Admission: 8500 yen per person)
    -Samurai Museum (Admission: 1900 yen per person)

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Departure & Return

Starting time 17:00 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Tokyo
Ending Point Any place you like

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, Guide's transportation fee, Hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

Your transportation fee, Admission fee (if any)


If you stay in the central area of Tokyo or Chiba, I will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel or anyplace you like.
We will take public transportation and walk a lot so please wear comfortable shoes.

I will leave you at Omoide Yokocho where you can have street foods like YAKITORI, after showing how to go back to your hotel.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

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 ( 30 )
4.9 (30) Reviews
Very Good
wolfgang Wolfgang Portugal ( Family )
9 months ago

“ Wonderfull introduction to Tokyo ”

Very open, friendly and helpful lady. Perfekt start for Nippon.


Thank you for your review, Wolf! I had wonderful time with you and Ana, and hope you will be back home safe and sound. Arigato and see you again!

Carmen Carmen Germany ( Solo )
10 months ago

“ An amazing day! ”

We had a blast and learned a lot about Tokyo and the japanese culture in such a lovely way. We enjoyed the time with Chiaki, every single minute! She was very helpful with recommendations on museums and interesting spots. Arigato gosaimasu, Chiaki-san!


Thank you Carmen-san, for your great review! It was a beautiful day and we enjoyed talking about the similarities and differences between two countries, Germany and Japan. I hope you enjoy your time in Japan. Please let me know anything I can do. Arigato Gozaimasu!

Theresa Theresa United Kingdom ( Business )
Very Good
11 months ago

“ Tour of Yokyo ”

Chiaki was an excellent guide, tailoring a programme of sightseeing around the time we had available. We saw a huge amount in a limited time thanks to Chiaki and would highly recommend her.


Thank you for your wonderful review, Theresa. Although we had short tour for about six hours, we had beautiful day and a fun time. I hope you will have great success in your business and visit Japan again in the near future. Best wishes to you, Julian and Gloria!

Craig Craig United States ( Couple )
11 months ago

“ Short visit to catch a little of Tokyo between flights from Bangkok to Newark. ”

Chiaki was very gracious and flexible and made our short time valuable. Enjoyed the market, walks and the lunch.


Dear Craig-san and Barbara-san, thank you for your review! Your visit was really short and I still have many places to show you in Tokyo. So I’m looking forward to the next opportunity to see you! Thank you again and please take care!

Mahesh Mahesh United States ( Family with kids )
11 months ago

“ Amazing time and a perfect guide ”

Arigato Chiaki-san! We had such an amazing time these two days with Chiaki-san. She was a perfect guide and we loved spending time with here and enjoyed the various locations that she took us to. She provided us with a detailed schedule and also gave us perfect directions to get from Haneda airport to our Asakusa hotel. She knew all the in-and-outs of the public transport to shortcuts to costs. She was always on time and ensured we spent ample time at our sightseeing spots. At the same time, she was cognizant of the time. Both our daughters immediately gelled with her. She was caring and she became part of our family in those two days. She also took us to various food spots and it was all delicious. It was a great experience and we are so glad and honored that we met Chiaki-san and spent t... read more


Arigato Mahesh-san, for your warm and detailed review! I’m honored and happy that I was selected to be your guide and family member in Japan. Your two girls are lovely just like their names “shining stars” and I enjoyed being with them. I miss all of you! Arigato for the happy two days. I'm looking for the next opportunity to see you again!

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