We will walk through Ueno Park, the center of art and culture, and Yanaka, a local old neighborhood. You will see some historical buildings in Ueno and enjoy cozy walk in Yanaka, stop at small shops selling Japanese sweets or local food. I am sure you will get different feeling from the busy Tokyo and find a part of real Japan.
I am looking forward to walking with you.
Feel free to personalize this offer with Sachimi.
Ueno is the center of art and culture. Ueno Park has many museums, zoo as well as many historical monuments. The park is famous with the cherry blossom in Spring. We walk through Ueno park to visit some historical building and monuments, also walk beside some museum buildings which are sample of Japan's modern architectures. After enjoying an academic area, we walk into Yanaka neighborhood which retains old Japan atmosphere. There are some traditional Japanese houses, small galleries, Japanese sweet shops and so on. We also visit a few temples and shrines. At the end of the tour, we will walk through the local shopping street where you can find real Japanese local shops and try some of the local food if you wish. It's nice and cozy walk and I am sure you will find a part of real Japan. I am looking forward to walking with you!read more
guide fee, hotel pick up
Following fee for you and guide are not included - transportion fee, lunch, snack, drink, entrance fee if apply (basically, no entrance fee are needed in this plan)
-This is a walking tour and we will walk a lot. Please ware comfortable shoes. Depending on your interests, I could modify the course.
-Most of the small shops may not accept credit cards, so please prepare Japanese yen.
-You can also snacking during walk.
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
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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.
Our experience with Sachimi was very fun! We visited Ueno Park and learned about the variety of museums present there. We also visited Nezu Shrine and Sachimi shared information regarding the historical and cultural significance of the architectures, and memorials there. When we went for lunch, Sachimi chose a very nice restaurant that fit our taste. She is a very knowledgeable and very kind guide. We highly recommend her for any and all travelers visiting Japan!
Hi, Ellen-san Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am so glad spending a day with you and your son. Hope all of your stay and experience in Tokyo are memorable one despite hot weather.. I am looking forward to meeting you again at nicer season:). Thank you again and best regards, Sachimi
Sachimi was an absolutely fantastic guide! She met us promptly at our hotel and took us through Ginza before starting the tour of Tsukiji. She explained everything about the market and each of the different things on sale we saw and also took us to the best spots for fish and other foods (instead of letting us buy them at the first stall we saw them). Having a Japanese speaking guide who was able to help us communicate was incredibly useful and Sachimi did an amazing job with everything. We would highly recommend her for a tour!
Hi, Juan-san, Thank you so much for your wonderful review!! I am so glad you enjoyed the market so much. I also had good time with you seeing all of your happy face while eating “Oishi” food! Hope you had great holiday in Japan, and would come back again! Best regards Sachimi
Sachimi is a great guide, her English is very good, communication was fast and easy. We will recommend her to our friends.
Hi, Julia-san, Thank you very much for your review. I am glad you liked my tour and the short walk around Yanaka. Please come back to Japan again. Best regards sachimi
You MUST book Sachimi for your tours. She is so easy to work with, speaks perfect English, and is beyond accommodating. We were a group of 8 adults on a tour to Kawagoe. Sachimi met us at our hotel in Ikebukuro and escorted is by train and bus to a kimono rental shop in Kawagoe. Having her there made it so easy to converse with the staff. The dress up went smoother than expected. It was so much fun walking around the historic town all dressed up. She pointed out landmarks and took us to places with the perfect backdrop for our photos. She even too pictures of us and is sending them to us. She selected the perfect restaurant for lunch which was excellent. This experience really was the highlight of our trip and had created many memorable moments for all of us. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting ... read more
Dear Leigh-san and all, Thank you very much for having me as your guide and thanks so much for such a lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed and loved the town walk with Kimono. It was really nice day for me as well. We enjoyed so much! I am looking forward to seeing you again in the future. Thank you & regards, sachimi
Sachimi is very professional but loving and caring. She is very organised and completes her research prior to the day yo ensure a smooth day. She provided us a safe and efficient way to explore tokyo and surrounds to visit cultural demonstrations like calligraphy,ikebana and taiko drumming. She also reserved all places for us.
Dear Amanda & family Thank you very much for choosing me as your guide for 3 days in Tokyo. It was very nice to meet your family and I also enjoyed a lots with you several activitie! I hope all the experiences in Tokyo, Japan would be a very nice and long lasting memories for all of you! Hope to see you again in the future. Thank you again & best regards, sachimi