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Wonderful Japanese Gardens in Tokyo

by Yuki
(135) Reviews
7h $ 189 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • 1.Koishikawa Korakuen ( used to be the mansion of Mito Tokugawa, wonderful atmosphere in the middle of down town Tokyo)
  • 2.Hamarikyu Onshien ( used to be the duck hunting field of Tokugawa shoguns, salt water ponds and 300 old pine tree)
  • 3.Ninomaru Teien (used to be the inner garden of Edo castle, we will visit the east garden as this garden is a part of it)
  • 4.Kiyosumi Teien (used to be the garden of Mitsubishi zaibatsu, famous for its collection of Japanese stone for garden)
  • 5. Hotel Chinzanso's Japanese garden (Wonderful garden with a genuine five story pagoda)
  • 6. Hotel New Otani's Japanese garden ( Wonderful garden with a marvelous water fall)
  • 7. Inner garden of Meiji shrine ( Secret place with nice views and a well named after Kiyomasa, a kind of power spot)
  • 8. Rikugien Garden ( Typical strolling type Japanese garden in Edo period)
  • This tour is for those who want to visit Japanese gardens. You can choose three gardens with your priority. Japanese food is an important part of this tour, I will arrange the tour to take lunch at my favorite restaurant.
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189.00 USD

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Extras (optional)

Extra fee per group for high season (March, April, May, September, Oct....
$ 27.00
Extra hour per group.
$ 27.00
Extra person ( Additional charge is required from the 6th person inclu....
$ 27.00

Overview

This tour is for those who want to visit Japanese gardens.
You can choose three gardens with your priority.
Please pay the extra fee of 3,000 JPY in addition to the regular fee of 17,500 JPY for high seasons in March, April, May, September, October, and November.

What to Expect

This is the list of gardens you can choose with their entrance fee, in the order of my recommendation.
1.Koishikawa Korakuen ( 300 JPY)
2.Hamarikyu Onshien (300 JPY)
3.Ninomaru Teien in the imperial palace ( free)
4.Kiyosumi Teien (300 JPY)
5.Hotel Chinzannso's Japanese garden (free)
6.Hotel New Otani's Japanese garden (free)
7.Inner garden of Meiji shrine (500 JPY)
8.Rikugien Garden ( 300 JPY)

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Highlights

  • 1.Koishikawa Korakuen ( used to be the mansion of Mito Tokugawa, wonderful atmosphere in the middle of down town Tokyo)
  • 2.Hamarikyu Onshien ( used to be the duck hunting field of Tokugawa shoguns, salt water ponds and 300 old pine tree)
  • 3.Ninomaru Teien (used to be the inner garden of Edo castle, we will visit the east garden as this garden is a part of it)
  • 4.Kiyosumi Teien (used to be the garden of Mitsubishi zaibatsu, famous for its collection of Japanese stone for garden)
  • 5. Hotel Chinzanso's Japanese garden (Wonderful garden with a genuine five story pagoda)
  • 6. Hotel New Otani's Japanese garden ( Wonderful garden with a marvelous water fall)
  • 7. Inner garden of Meiji shrine ( Secret place with nice views and a well named after Kiyomasa, a kind of power spot)
  • 8. Rikugien Garden ( Typical strolling type Japanese garden in Edo period)
  • This tour is for those who want to visit Japanese gardens. You can choose three gardens with your priority. Japanese food is an important part of this tour, I will arrange the tour to take lunch at my favorite restaurant.

Important

Except year end and new year days ( 12/29-1/3)

Please ask me the availability of this tour before you book it.
I have a one day tour to Kyoto from Tokyo, but you have to pay the cost of about 30,000 JPY per person for the transportation of you and me.

Please pay the extra fee of 3,000 JPY in addition to the regular fee of 17,500 JPY for high seasons in March, April, May, September, October, and November.
No.1, 2, and 4 are closed during year-end days (12/29 to 1/1)
No. 3 will be closed on Monday and Friday
We will walk a lot as these are strolling type gardens; about 20,000 steps a day.

What‘s included
guide fee,hotel pick up
What‘s not included
transportation of you and the guide ( 1,000 JPY per person)
lunch, entrance fee ( free for the guide)
Depart From
Tokyo , Yokohama
Meeting Point
At your hotel
Ending Point
At your hotel
Duration
7 hours
Starting time
10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the transportation cost ?

It depends on the places but about 1000 JPY per person. I will rend you an IC card for public transportation.

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 ( 135 )
Hai Hai United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Would refer Yuki-san to anybody ”

I would recommend Yuki-san to anyone. He was great even though we were late. With a few hours, we covered Senso-Ji Temple in Asakusa and Edo Castle with a Japanese Garden. He was very flexible to adjust to our schedule. We skipped lunch until 3pm. Ending tour with 15 minutes lunch. He kept track of the time and our train back to the airport. I think he will be a great person to show you around Tokyo.

Yuki:

Dear Hai, Thank you for writing the review of the tour, so soon. I am glad to know you were on time for your flight and safely returned to your country. Best regards, Yuki

Carlos Carlos Aruba ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ No stress, personal sightseeing in and around the big city ”

Yuki is professional, experienced and knowledgeable about the history and culture of Japan especially Tokyo and it's surrounding area. He was early meeting us at our hotel each day (a blessing to be met at the hotel) and helped us navigate the detailed transportation system of Japan, even helping us validate our Jr train passes, showing us how to reserve trains, store luggage, plan and use the various passes and tickets on our own. We felt his personal attention even in the most crowed temples and shrines so we never felt overwhelmed. It was very hot when we visited and he knew just when to have us duck into air-conditioned museums between outdoor activities to get a cool, educational break. His English is good. He even helped us shop for some specific items we wanted along the way, without sacrificing our touring time. He took us to local places to eat and explained the food and how local's eat per our choices. We especially enjoyed out day trip to Hakone where the air was fresh. Mt. Fuji was cloud covered, but the many different types of trains, trams, boats, ropeways and mountain trains (all explained by Yuki) as well as the beautiful scenery made our day amazing. He was quick to answer all inquires before our visit, helping us choose our itinerary in just the right order to maximise our time, even sending us notes on how to get to the hotel from the airport.

Yuki:

Dear Carlos, Thank you for writing such an elaborate review of my tours. I respect your personality and I was my honor to guide you my favorite places. Please give my best regards to your wife, too. Yuki

Kevin Kevin United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Great trip! ”

My trip with Yuki has been a delight! He is informitive, patient and very kind.

Yuki:

Dear Kevin, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. I am glad to know you have enjoyed my tour. Please give my best regards to your family and uncle. Yuki

Jeff Jeff United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Yuki gave a super tour of Tokyo ”

Yuki took my family all around Tokyo and provided a very enjoyable tour. We started at the fish market and had a delicious lunch at one of his favorite sushi restaurants. Then we visited Shinjuku, Harajuku, Shibuya and Akihabara, including visits to an owl cafe and a maid cafe. When my daughter wanted to spend more time browsing / shopping in Harajuku and Shibuya, Yuki was completely flexible and made changes to our schedule appropriately. It was a perfect way to spend the day and become more familiar with Tokyo. Thank you.

Irving Irving United States ( Couple )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Great Tour ”

Very knowlegable and his discussion of the history and meaning behind the places we visited were greatly apreciated

Yuki:

Dear Irving, Thank you for your review of my Tokyo tour. I am very happy to know you enjoyed my tour. Please enjoy your stay in Japan. Yuki

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