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One Day Trip to Know All about Tokyo


Tokyo
8 hours
up to 15 people
English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

You will be able to know by this tour what Tokyo is all about. Two areas will be taken up for the tour. One area formed around Tokyo station, including Asakusa & Nakamise and Tokyo Imperial Higashi-gyoen (East Garden) will take you back to old days of Tokyo, and another areas located in and around of Shinjuku including Omotesando and Shibuya will show you the new aspect of Tokyo.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Choyo.

  • Tokyo New and Old. Tokyo station, Asakusa & Nakamise, Imperial Palace of Higashi-gyoen, Shinjuku area, Meijijingu shrine, Harajuku & Omotesando, Shibuya
  • Traditional cuisine of Japan for lunch time, at a reasonable price in a decent restaurant based upon your taste
  • This tour will become a gateway to know Japan. If you continue your tour in Japan after this tour, you will be able to know the meaning of your visit clearly.

What to Expect

I think the best way to know Tokyo will be to visit both of East side and West side of Tokyo at one time. East side will show you traditional aspect of Tokyo. Of course, Tokyo station will be the mainstay of the assets. And, there will be much more there than meets the eye. Not so far from Tokyo sta. is located Asakusa & Nakamise which is almost a root of contemporary Tokyo. It will be a must to visit if you want to know Tokyo. Then, we will visit Imperial Palace Higashi-Gyoen. There, you will encounter the glorious remnant of Edo Shogunate which reined over Japan from 1600 to 1868 with the duration of 270 years. Samurai spirit which is still estimated highly among the Japanese is rooted in this regime.
By the way, at around here, we would like to have a lunch for the day. How about some restaurant located in Marunouchi area? It is not difficult to find out a good one because there are a lot of restaurants there for office workers. The selection will be left up to you. Even if you are a gourmet intensive person, there will be the one for you.
In the afternoon, we will move to West side of Tokyo to know about the new aspect of Tokyo. At first, we will visit Shinjuku area. Shinjuku has been developed as a new district which will support Tokyo Metropolitan Government. You will see a lot of high-rise buildings symbolizing the trend to catch up with the rapid progress of the world. Near Shinjuku sta. is located Meiji Jingu shrine, which is almost a sanctuary for us who live in the hassle and bustle of the city life. It will also tell you the big change which took place in 1868 in Japan and which symbolizes the modernization of Japan. Then, we will go to Harajuku and Omotesando street. You will be able to know there that a new trend of Japan now, especially in the field of fashion, is born here in this area. If time is permitted, I would like to take you to Shibuya area which is also designated as a town to support the development of Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Shibuya is really the town with the vigor. I would like to show you essence of the town.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At some hotel in Tokyo where the clients stay
Ending Point same as above

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee for the Tokyo one day tour: 23000yen
Picking up clients at some hotel in Tokyo and send them back to the hotel: 4000yen

What‘s not included

a. Transportation fee for visitint sightseeing spots within Tokyo:
For a client/ 2000yen for IC card. It costs 2000yen, but when you return the card to railway companies, the deposit money of 500yen will be returned to you.
For guide/1500yen
b. Lunch for clients and guide/ payment on site
c. Admission fee: If clients want to visit some facilities which will require them to pay admission fee, please pay them on site.

Important

I would like to pick up clients at their hotel at around 9:00am because I want to cover almost all the sightseeing spots in a day.
We will use public transportations for moving here and there within Tokyo area. If possible, for the convenience of transferring of trains including JR. private railway and subways, please buy an IC card. It will be 2000yen per person for one day trip in Tokyo.

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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Burhanuddin Burhanuddin Malaysia ( Family )
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3 years ago

I think the guide do not have sufficient knowledge on the place we are visiting and also the route. It is a waste of my time and should not be allowed to guide to places where he is not familiar. If he need to read the information given at the place of interest, I also can read and I don't need his service. TQ

Choyo:

Thank you for your review about our two days tour of Nagano. I was careless about skipping the information of Ueda castle to you. It is a long story, but I should have done. And one more, I and my driver feel deeply sorry for being delayed in arriving at the hotel because of making wrong choice of the route on the way back to the hotel.

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