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Vibrancy and Tranquility of Traditional Tokyo

by MASAKO
(22) Reviews
4h $ 126 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

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

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126.00 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra person ( if your group consists of 7 or more than 7 members ).
$ 9.00

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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Highlights

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

Important

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

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
Meeting Point
At your hotel
Ending Point
Komagome Station or any station that is convenient for you
Duration
4 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people   Flexible

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date , there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date , there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 22 )
Mordy Mordy United States ( Family )
Very Good
1 month 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 month 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
2 months 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

Lisa Lisa United States ( Friends )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ English Speakng Guide ”

Masako is a great guide: she speaks good English, she answers all your questions, she shows deep knowledge of history and culture of Japan, and she has great organizing skills.

MASAKO:

Hello Lisa, Thank you for the kind words. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay in Japan. Your group were very punctual, which helped me a lot to organize the tour. I appreciate your keeping the patience, though the traffic was heavy in the morning on both days. Again I thank you very much. Masako

Kate Kate United Kingdom ( Family with kids )
Very Good
5 months ago

“ Efficient & effective way to see Tokyo ”

Masako was our guide for 2 full and 2 half days while we had an amazing holiday in Tokyo and the surrounding area. We thoroughly enjoyed our tours, Masako was helpful with her knowledge but recognised when we needed to make itinerary changes due to the children's interest levels. For our family this made the tours totally effective and hugely enjoyable. Contact Masako, for me she helped tailor my requirements from high level ideas to deliver a detailed tour plan ticking all our boxes. - Thank you we loved our time and will definitely return to Japan.

MASAKO:

Dear Kate, Thank you very much for the kind words. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the tours. I had a great time with you. I was impressed you are very energetic, especially your daughters! It helped me a lot to show you around Tokyo, Kamakura and Hakone. We walked for a long time, yet all of you were still active. I would like to see you again when you return to Tokyo. Masako

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