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Shinjuku, Meiji Jingu, Harajuku, Shibuya: walking tour of the highlights of western Tokyo


Tokyo
6 hours
up to 6 people
English ( Professional ), Spanish ( Professional ), French ( Professional ), Italian ( Native ), Japanese ( Fluent ), German ( Intermediate ), Russian ( Intermediate ), Indonesian ( Beginner ), Finnish ( Beginner ), Serbian ( Beginner )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
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Visit some of Tokyo's most famous spots by taking a long, quiet stroll through the city.
From serene greenery to urban chaos via Japan's most revered shrine and Tokyo's most fashionable district.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Fulvio.

  • Visit Shinjuku-Gyoen, its beautiful gardens, vast lawns with a view on the skyscrapers and the tropical greenhouse.
  • Reach Meiji Jingu shrine after walking through its forest-like park.
  • Meddle with the fashion-hungry crowd of Harajuku's main street Takeshita-dori and explore the quiet backstreets.
  • Cross Omotesando, Tokyo's Champs Elysées, and enjoy the casual atmosphere of Cat Street.
  • Experience the iconic Shibuya scramble crossing, see the famous Hachiko statue and the way less known Moai!

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What to Expect

The tour is a long stroll to be followed at your own pace. Shinjuku-gyoen is possibly Tokyo's most beautiful park, being very big it will be up to you how long
to spend there. The tropical greenhouse is definitely worth a visit.The entrance to Meiji Jingu is a 15 minutes walk away from the park's south exit. The shrine's park ends right in front of Harajuku station. The distance from the entrance of Cat Street to Shibuya station can be covered in 20 minutes.
There will be plenty of time to visit the respective areas thoroughly.
Of course the route can be varied on request, just let me know what would you like to add or skip.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel or another place of your choice within Tokyo's 23 wards.
Ending Point At your hotel or another place of your choice within Tokyo's 23 wards.

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee is included. Hotel pick-up within Tokyo's central area is also included.

What‘s not included

Guide and guests' transportation fee is not included (a rough estimate of the train tickets would be 600 yen depending on the meeting point).
Meals are not included.

Important

For tours within Tokyo's central area guide's transportation fee and hotel(or another place of choice) meetup
are included. However for more distant locations an extra-fee (2000 yen) is charged.

Shinjuku-gyoen is not accessible on Mondays and around New Year's day.
The entrance is 200 yen per person.
Though not a marathon, keep in consideration that this tour does involve quite extended walking.

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 ( 11 )
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maria eugenia Maria Spain ( Family with kids )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Excelente Tour! ”

El tour fue muy divertido y dinámico. Fulvio contesto a todas nuestras preguntas y con él conocimos lugares que seguramente no hubiéramos podido conocer solos. Super recomendable!

Carlos Carlos United States ( Family )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Great day in Tokyo on a bilingual tour ”

Really great tour guide. Did tour in Speanish and English. He’s quite knowledgeable about Japan, has great insights into less touristy areas, and a great sense of humor. Appreciated his willingness to check on the comfort of everyone as we were a mixed-aged bilingual group. Thank you Fulvio for a great day.

Leonor Leonor Mexico ( Family )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ Excelente experiencia! ”

Fulvio cumplió todas nuestras expectativas y más. Su español es excelente y tiene disposición de adaptarse a las necesidades y requerimientos de los clientes. We had a great experience with Fulvio! Muchas gracias!

Fulvio:

Gracias a vosotros para compartir sus experiencias con mi. Y para la crema de tequila!!!

Roberta Roberta Italy ( Couple )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ Great tour with Fulvio ”

We had a wonderful time with Fulvio, he took us to very special places in Tokyo, answered all our questions and tryed to satisfy all our requests. We would recommend him to anyone travelling there.

Fulvio:

Grazie mille! É stato un vero piacere passare la giornata con voi.

Sonia Sonia Italy ( Family with kids )
Good
6 months ago

“ Una persona davvero speciale che ci ha aiutato tanto a Tokyo! ”

Abbiamo prenotato Fulvio per il primo giorno e mezzo a Tokyo, avevamo pensato di fare Asakusa e Meiji-Jingu, il museo di Hokusai, il giardino di Kiyosumi, Senso-ji, Omotesando e Shibuya...e siamo riusciti a fare tutto! (Aggiunggendo anche un tempio buddista alla mattina) Fulvio ci ha aiutato con i biglietti Pasmi appena arrivati e ci ha dato qualche dritto per sopravivere nella città. E' pieno di racconti del vivere in Giappone, le usanze...ci è piaciuto tanto. Grazie Fulvio!!

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