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Tailored Tokyo city one day tour based on request

by Uemitsu
(25) Reviews
8h $ 225 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • Start from Shibuya station and work through the busy streets to visit Meiji Jingu, Harajuku in the morning.
  • Visit Akihabara to enjoy the most popular and coolest sub-culture in Japan in the Afternoon
  • Stoll the vicinity town of the Tokyo Sky Tree

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225.00 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra person ( additional person fee within 8 people in total ).
$ 18.00

What to Expect

As one of the most exciting cities in the world, Tokyo has unrivaled variety of amazing and exciting places for visitors from abroad. For example, you will be able to enjoy not only viewing a historical castle or shrines of more than 400 years, but also enjoying to be a parts of crowds on the most busy and trendy streets.. This means, every visitor has more options to enjoy their stay based on their interests, if well scheduled and arranged.

The following shows recommended typical and popular districts based on interests.

1) Modern and busy commercial districts

- Shibuya : an exciting and attractive fashionable district among young females, from teenagers to 30s.
- Harajuku : one of the most fashionable sacred places that are worshipped by teenagers around Japan
- Shinjuku : a convenient popular shopping district for most common people of all generation
- Ginza : a luxurious shopping district for celebrities
- Odaiba : a relatively new sightseeing spot by the Tokyo bay area where you can see the small Statue of Liberty, Rainbow bridge and Tokyo tower


2) Historical places

- Imperial palace : an old castle image resident and park where emperor and empress live
- Meiji Jingu shrine : one of the most renowned shrines in Japan because more than 3 million people visit there on the first 3 days of new year.
- Sensoji temple in Asakusa : the oldest and popular temple in Tokyo with more than 300 years history shops in its shopping arcade
 

3) Art museums and architectures

- Roppongi : a district where you can visit three famous museums, Mori Art Museum, Suntory Art Museum, and New National Art Musuem, in 15 minute walk
- Ueno park : a district where three musuems are located; National Museum of Western Art, National Science Museum, Shitamachi (downtown) Museum

- Tokyo station : the most renowned and beautiful terminal station in Japan from which most bullet trains bound for east and west Japan
- Tokyo tower : a symbol of Tokyo with 333m height where you can overlook the Tokyo city and observe Mt. Fuji on a clear day
- Tokyo sky tree tower : the highest tower in Japan with 634m height where you can enjoy view from the observatory as well as stoll the vicinity
- Tokyo metropolitan government building : a modern twin-tower shape building designed by a renowned Japanese architect, Kenzo Tange where you can see most part of Tokyo from its free observatory


4) Japanese sub-culture sacred places

- Akihabara : the coolest district for Japanese modern sub-culture, such as maid cafe, figure dolls, and animated cartoon
- Nakano : a hidden sacred place for figure and animation fans where you will find new collections
- Takadanobaba : a hidden famous game center for online fighting game worldwide tournament
  

A day tour (approx. 8 hours) will select 3 to 4 places to visit, based on visitor's requests and interests. Sample courses will be as follows.

Course- a) Enjoy the most modern Japanese cultural area (Shibuya, Harajuku, Akihabara)

- Morning :
* Walk through Shibuya and Harajuku districts in the morning, including a visit to the Meiji Jingu shrine
- Afternoon :
* Visit Akihabara to experience atmosphere of sub-culture town, including maid cafe
* Stroll Tokyo Sky tree vicinity town


Course- b) Enjoy Japanese art and architecture

 - Morning :
* Visit Roppongi museums and Roppongi hills vicinity
- Afternoon :
* Climb to Tokyo tower to overlook Tokyo metropolitan
* Walk around Tokyo station

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Highlights

  • Start from Shibuya station and work through the busy streets to visit Meiji Jingu, Harajuku in the morning.
  • Visit Akihabara to enjoy the most popular and coolest sub-culture in Japan in the Afternoon
  • Stoll the vicinity town of the Tokyo Sky Tree

Important

What‘s included
Price includes following items.

- guide fee for 8 hours (incl. 1 hour lunch time)
- pick-up inside the Tokyo 23 wards area
What‘s not included
Price does not include following items.

- transportation fare of guests
- meal and shopping of guests
- admission to the facilities for both guests and guide

- public transportation fare of guide inside the Tokyo 23 wards area (est. 1000 JPY)
- guide fee for additional guests over 5 people (2000 JPY/person)
* paid at the beginning of tour based on the final number of guests group
Meeting Point
At your hotel
Ending Point
At your hotel
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people   Flexible

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Reviews ( 25 )

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Bill

“ Tour of Tokyo ”

We toured several Tokyo highlights with Uemitsu for 1-1/2 days. He responded quickly and was flexible in planning our trip in advance. We found him to be knowledgable, friendly and cheerful. And, his English is good. I highly recommend his services Bill Payne Henderson, NV

Excellent
3 weeks ago |   by Edgard

“ You made our visit to Tokyo to an unforgettable experience ”

M. Uemitsu is very friendly and punctual, he has spend much more time with us than eight hours contractually foreseen and had an open ear for our points of interests. Thanks to him, we have seen a lot more than the classic highlights of Tokyo: we were submerged in the reality of Shinjuku and Shibuya, discovered shrines and museum off the beaten paths, were taken to scenic platforms an outsider wouldn't imagine they existed, etc. Many, many thanks for his effort.

Very Good
1 month ago |   by Liz

“ Great Cherry Blossom Tour and city ”

We had our first day in Tokyo with Uemitsu. He was very informative and friendly and very helpful in showing us how to use the metro. The highlight was when he took us to Ueno Park for the cherry blossom.

Excellent
4 months ago |   by Quoc-Viet

“ Wonderful Hospitality and Knowledge ”

Thank you for taking my parents around Tokyo. We are very grateful to have had you as our tour guide for the trip. My parents talked about all the stuff you did & how nice and knowledgeable you were with all your information and recommendations. Having a tour guide like you is perfect for my parents who rarely travel on their own. Definitely looking forward to coming back in the future.

Excellent
5 months ago |   by Tommy

“ Great Guide ”

Uemitsu not only gave us a great tour but help us with tickets to North Japan on the bullet train. He is truly dedicated to providing great service. AAAAAA Rating

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