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Vibrancy and Tranquility of Traditional Tokyo


Tokyo
4 hours
up to 6 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Itinerary

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  • Asakusa (Asakusa-Kannon temple, Nakamise shopping street)
  • Yanaka (classic residential area)
  • Rikugi-en Garden (traditional garden)

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What to Expect

What comes to mind when you hear "Traditional Tokyo"? Today, we will experience a classic aspect of Tokyo. The first destination is one of the must-see spots: Asakusa. Since early times, Asakusa has been the center of entertainment and attracted many people for centuries. You will be transported into a lively atmosphere and soaked in a festive mood. Then, we will walk around Yanaka, where houses and streets look as if they were still in the good old days. We will stroll for about one hour and enjoy local everyday life, and also view small temples and the last shogun' s resting place. Finally, we will visit Rikugi-en garden. It is a graceful feudal lord garden that symbolizes Japanese poetry. I am sure you will be satisfied with the calm and peaceful surrounds. Perhaps you would like a teahouse. You won't be disappointed.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point Komagome Station or any station that is convenient for you

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

your transportation fee and guide's・・・¥450 per person ( it doesn't include the fare from your hotel to Asakusa.)
your lunch
your entrance fee for Rikugi-en garden・・・¥300 / 65 or over ¥150

Important

The days Rikugi-en garden is not opened are not available.

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

Is this a walking tour?

We will move place to place by train, but in Yanaka walk around for about 1 hour.
Wearing walking shoes or sneakers is recommended.

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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Reviews ( 24 )
4.7 (24) Reviews
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Debbie Debbie Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Exceptional service ”

We cannot thank Masako enough. She has been exceptional from our first contact. From organising a customised tour, ordering a much wanted Japanese book through assisting us about the damage from Typhoon Jebi. Nothing has been too much trouble. Her knowledge of Japanese history is comprehensive. We have booked Masako for a second day and are looking forward to seeing what she has in store for us.

MASAKO:

Hello Debbie, Thank you very much for the lovely words. Thanks to your cooperation and patience, the tour was easy to operate. It helped me a lot. I also enjoyed nice chatting with you. I am impressed both of you are so talented. Looking forward to showing you around Kamakura today. Masako

anna ( einat) Anna Canada ( Couple )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Wonderful two days in tokyo ”

We highly recommend Masako as guide for tokyo, We spend two wonderful days . She is kind flexable and acomadate the needs. Very devoted. We feel we gain a friend in Tokyo. Thanks Anna s.

MASAKO:

Hi Anna and Gadi, Thank you very much for the kind words. I appreciate it. I am glad to hear you enjoyed Tokyo. Thanks to your cooperation and patience, we had a great time. Enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan! Masako

Mordy Mordy United States ( Family )
Very Good
1 year ago

“ Wonderful time with Masako in Tokyo ”

We had a wonderful time in Tokyo with Masako. She helped us plan our 3 days sharing advice. She met us each day on time and was very personable, sharing a lot about Japanese culture and life in Tokyo - even some about her own personal family life which gave us good perspective. Masako was very accommodating in our schedule and her pleasant personality made it a joy to spend time with her as she helped us see and tour the various parts of the city. We happily and highly recommend her!

MASAKO:

Hello Mordy, Thank you very much for the kind words. I appreciate it. Thanks to your cooperation, we kept to the tour plan, although the weather was not so good for the last three days. I am glad to hear you enjoyed Tokyo and Kamakura. Nice chatting with you. It was wonderful to be with you and listen to your culture. Enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan and Hong Kong!

Elissa Elissa United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Nikko day trip ”

Masako was wonderful - very knowledgeable, flexible for our schedule! English was great. Would definitely recommend her!

MASAKO:

Elissa and Peter, Thank you very much for the kind words. I thank your cooperation during the tour as well. I am glad to hear you enjoyed Nikko. Please enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan! Hope this travel will be a memorable experience!

Wanda Wanda United States ( Solo )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Perfect Guide ”

Thoroughly enjoyed my time with Masako. Great guide in every sense. Excellent knowledge, tailored activities to my interests, great conversations, super friendly.... I could not ask for more!

MASAKO:

Hello Wanda, Thank you very much for the kind words. I appreciate it. I am glad to hear you enjoyed Nikko and Hakone. It was wonderful to be with you. I enjoyed showing you around the scenic areas and chatting with you. Thank you again! Masako

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