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Tsukiji Fish Market Tour

by YUKIKO
(85) Reviews
2h $ 74 Price up to 4 people

Highlights

  • The Tsukiji Outer Market
  • Namiyoke Shrine
  • The Tsukiji Innner Market

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74.40 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Hotel pick up.
$ 13.95

What to Expect

Tsukiji Fish Market is one of the top tourist district destination in Tokyo, as many as 42,000 visitors a day! It consists of two main areas-the inner market and the outer market. Tokyo governor decided to relocate the inner market to Toyosu new market in the next year, 2018. It might be your first and last chance to visit there! We will go to both places. The inner market is the wholesale market for the professionals where about 480 kinds of marine products are traded. You can have a close look at various kinds of fish and shellfish like tuna, eel, octopus, sea urchin and more! There are about 800 small family-run retail shops in the inner market, each shop has own specialty selling foods like tuna, eel and so on. So you can enjoy seeing from many different things not only merchandises but also workers, shops, and the human interactions in Tsukiji. Inside the market, intricate narrow streets are like a maze but I'll take you anywhere you're interested in safely.
In the outer market, there are about 400 retail shops which are open to the public. Almost all kinds of Japanese ingredients can be found here.
This is like a kitchen of Japanese cuisine. You can buy Japanese food, seasonings,tea, knives, dishware wrapping goods and so on. Of course you can taste and eat fresh seafood here.

Tsukiji is a must-see place in Japan. I truly recommend you to join this tour and experience the traditional Japanese food culture!

The combination of this tour and Making Sushi program is great, but please note that I can only accept the offer three days before your tour date.

Reminder!
*If you have small children, please let me know in advance. Many Cars, trucks and turret trucks run in the inner market and the market is generally for the professionals, not for tourists. In some cases, I will take you only to the Outer Market and Namiyoke shrine for your children's safety concern.
*Tsukiji Inner market will allow to get in maximum 5 people including a guide.
*As the Tsukiji inner market will close and the new market will open in Toyosu on Feburary 2017 (tentative schedule), this tour will be end on January 2017.

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Organized by YUKIKO

Licensed Guide
(85) Reviews

Highlights

  • The Tsukiji Outer Market
  • Namiyoke Shrine
  • The Tsukiji Innner Market

Important

I am available to do a tour from 8:30 am to 18:00 pm, from Monday to Friday. Saturday might be available, so please contact with me.
Not accept a Night tour.
The pick up service of your hotel is only in Tokyo.( not Narita air port and hotel in Narita)

1) As the inner market opens to the public at 10:00 am, we will meet at 9:50 am at the ground level (from A1 exit) of Tsukiji Shijyo station. (Oedo line)
2) Inside of the inner market is wet, please wear flat shoes.
3) Most shop is only accept cash, please bring it with you.

What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide from your hotel to Tsukiji. If you ask me to pick you up at your hotel, additional charge is 1500 yen per group.)
Meeting Point
At the ground level of Tsukiji Shijyo station (Toei Oedo line) . If you need hotel pick up, please let me know.
Ending Point
At Tsukiji
Duration
2 hours
Starting time
10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 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.

About YUKIKO


Licensed Guide

(85) Reviews

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Languages spoken
  • English ( License )

Hi, Konnichiwa! I'm Yukiko. I am a Government Certified Guide Interpreter and a Registered Nurse. I also have a license for being a food sanitation manager.
I was born and raised in Tokyo. I used to teach Japanese culture to local elementary school students when I stayed in Canada, America and New Zealand. My happiest moments with these children were when they look forward to another lessons every week. It was a challenging job but this experience broaden my horizon and prompted me to become an English tour guide.
If you take my tour, you will learn deeply about everything that comes into your view, get local information and experience many things.
I am a mother of a six years old girl. So I'd be glad to welcome families with young children and I can arrange a tour depending on your situation. Please feel free to ask.

I'd like to make your stay in Tokyo a real pleasant one.

Thank you, Arigatou!
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Reviews ( 85 )

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Mervin

“ Excellent Guide for families ”

Yukiko made excellent suggestions for places for us to visit with our 2 boys (age 13 and 7). We visited Tsukiji market, Honda Welcome centre, Samaurai Museum, Ninja Trick House and the shops of Tokyo Station. She was very helpful in showing us how to navigate Tokyo using the train system and made us feel very welcome. On our return visit we would definitely use her services again and would recommend her to anyone who wanted a guide to help them navigate Tokyo and see things you may not ordinarily see. Mervin M

Excellent
1 month ago |   by William

“ Yukiko knows Tokyo - culturally, historically... all of it! ”

If you want a personalized tour of Tokyo take one with Yukiko! She’s knowledgeable and well prepared for your interest. We enjoyed her company and were thrilled with all the sights we could visit. There wasn’t a question she could not answer.

Excellent
2 months ago |   by Ann

“ Excellent tour guide for families ”

Yukiko was a wonderful person to tour Tokyo with. She is easy to have a conversation with while walking around; more like touring the city with a friend, not someone you're just meeting for the first time. Yukiko recommended the right mix of sites to interest my husband and I as well as our 7 year old (the ninja experience was a hit and he can't stop talking about it). She was very prepared and gave us brief background history on the various sites we visited, which we really appreciated. I highly recommend a tour with Yukiko.

Excellent
2 months ago |   by Sandra

“ Great guide ”

Yukiko was a wonderful guide who worked with us to personalize our tour. We were in Tokyo for 5 days and hired her for the first 2 days. Without her, there certainly would have been places/events we would have missed. And she was very good in giving us specific recommendations for the best shops for food items we were interested in. My elderly parents were traveling with us and Yukiko was very attentive. The main thing we found in having Yukiko with us is that she greatly removed any of the stress of navigating Tokyo. We found having her with us just made the days so much easier and pleasant. Would definitely recommend her to anyone traveling to Tokyo.

Excellent
3 months ago |   by Tushar

“ Awesome guide!! ”

The reviews don’t to justice when it comes to Kukiko. She is very knowledgeable, flexible with changes, and always had smile on her face. Even durIng transit between locations she took time to teach origami. She also found great reataurant for lunch to accommodate couple vegetarians in our group. All of us in our group enjoyed touring with Yukiko and we would tour again next time we visit.

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