In this tour, you visit three must-see spots in Tokyo today : areas around the Imperial Palace, Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, and Meiji-jingu Shrine in Harajuku. Plus we enjoy delicious food in Tsukiji Outer-Market. This is an ideal tour for first-timers in Tokyo. If you're not satisfied with the itinerary, it's OK to change based on your interests. Repeaters in Tokyo are welcomed, too !!!
Feel free to personalize this offer with Toru.
1.Tokyo is the metropolis that the traditional and contemporary Japan coexists together and also known as the food capital these days. You'd be fully saticefied with these points on this tour.
2. We mainly use public transportation like subways, railways, buses and river boats and enjoy walking in the tour. You can travel around vast Tokyo economically and efficiently.
3. You can learn hints of travel in Japan during the tour from an experienced guide.
4. The tour is very flexible. You can change the itinerary as you like. I believe repeaters as well as first-timers in Tokyo can enjoy Tokyo in the tour.
guide fee, hotel pickup and drop-off
transportation fare for you and guide, lunch for you and guide, admissions for you and guide
1.This is a tour enjoying walking around the sightseeing spots like locals. You are recommended to wear shoes suitable for walking. We usually don't use tourist taxies.
2.If you have any food restrictions such as vegetarians, macrobiotics, gluten free, and no-fish, please let me know in advance.
3.The tour is not covered with any travel insurances. I'd recommend that you buy your own travel insurance in case of any unexpected accidents, and losses. Of course, I'll do my best to keep you away from such accidents.
4. Your request of the tour is accepted 2 days before the tour.
The transportation fare and admissions are about 2,000 yen per adult, 12yrs old or over, that includes one-day subway ticket, river boat and admission of Hamarikyu garden. Lunch fee in Tsukiji is about 1,500 to 4,000 yen per person.
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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
We really enjoyed our day with Toru. His English is excellent as is his knowledge of history, religion, and culture. We also recommend touring Kamakura, as it had a totally different vibe from the big cities. Toru also found us a great little tempura restaurant for lunch. We appreciated him escorting us back to the ship. Highly recommend.
Hi Linda, thank you very much for your review. As you say, Kamakura is a lovely city to explore for one day in terms of Japanese history, religion, and food. I'm happy to learn you enjoyed them through the tour. I was impressed with your interests and knowledge about Japanese history and literature. I enjoyed very much spending with you for one day in Kamakura. Thank you again and please say hello to Scot.
Toru was a great tour leader. He’s very knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and courteous. We spent the day enjoying Tokyo on public transportation. We traveled distances and visited sights through the eyes of a local. Lunch was enjoyed at a typical local spot serving traditional food. I highly recommend Toru.
Hi Rose, thank you very much for your comment and high rating on the tour. It will be my great motivation for the future tours. I was so happy to share a pleasant time with you and your group. I'm looking forward to seeing you again in the season of cherry blossoms and hope you enjoy the continuing journey.
Toru took us from Tokyo on a tour of Nikko. He took care of all the logistics including subway and train tickets. Toru met us at our hotel described the details of the tour and then took us to an amazing Nikko. He guided us through great shrines and temples including great Toshogu shrine. Tory was exceptionally friendly and accommodating. We had a great day and would recommend Tori to anyone looking for a friendly and knowledgeable guide.
Hi Igo, thank you very much for your kind comments. I'm pretty happy to know you seemed to enjoy the tour in Nikko. I'm afraid we didn't have time to visit Kegon Waterfall and Lake Chuzenji this time. I hope we can next time. How is your trip going? Three of you are enjoying a journey in Kyoto. I'm waiting for you to come back again and enjoy another attractions in this country. Thank you again.
Toru is an excellent guide, very kind and knows Tokyo very well. He is very patient and will answer all your questions. I highly recommend it.
Hi Daniel, thank you very much for your comment and high rating on the tour. It will be my great motivation for the future tours. I was so happy to share a pleasant time with you and Elen. I hope your team will win the medals in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Please enjoy the rest of your journey in Japan!
Very nice tour of Hakone.
Hi Anne, Thank you very much for your comment and high rating. I'm pretty happy you seemed to enjoy the tour in Hakone. How is your trip going? I hope you and Ned are enjoying a journey in Japan. I'm waiting for you to come back again and enjoy another attractions of this country with me.