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Wonderful Japanese Gardens in Tokyo

by Yuki
(222) Reviews
7h $ 215 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)
  • 9.Happo-En Garden ( You can see Bonsai and colorful Japanese carps in this garden, nice place for lunch, too. Admission free)
  • 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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214.83 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour per group.
$ 37.20
Extra person ( from the 6th person).
$ 46.50

Overview

This tour is for those who want to visit Japanese gardens.
You can choose three gardens with your priority.

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)
  • 9.Happo-En Garden ( You can see Bonsai and colorful Japanese carps in this garden, nice place for lunch, too. Admission free)
  • 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

Not available on Mondays.

Please ask me the availability of this tour before you book it.
The wholesale area of Tsukiji moved to Toyosu on October 11th, 2018 but its outer market stays at Tsukiji where we can enjoy good sushi and delicious Japanese foods.
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
transportation cost of the guide within Tokyo
What‘s not included
transportation cost of you ( about 1,000 JPY per person within Tokyo)
Transportation cost of the guide outside of Tokyo (If you stay outside of Tokyo such as Disneyland.)
lunch cost of you and the guide, entrance fee (described in each place in highlights, 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
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 ( 222 )
Mindy Mindy United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 days ago

“ Awesome guide! ”

My husband and I spent the day with Yuki touring Kamakura. We had a great time with Yuki. He was so know knowledgeable of the area and was so patient with us as we continually stopped to shop and eat (he took us to a great local restaurant too). We had such a great day, one we will remember for a long time. I highly recommend using Yuki and his English was great!

Yuki:

Dear Mindy, Thank you for taking my tour and the review with the rating. Those are my favorite places in Kamakura. I planned to take you a papa & mama restaurant, but I am very glad you liked the other one good with Domburi. Best regards, Yuki

Caren Caren United States ( Family )
Very Good
6 days ago

“ Great tour even in the rain ”

Yuki-San was very knowledgeable in Japanese history and culture, and his English was excellent! In spite of the rain, he planned the day to ensure we got to experience each of our desired destinations. He was very considerate of seniors in our group, always using escalators/elevators when available and attending to their needs.

Yuki:

Dear Caren, Thank you for taking my tour and write a review. Sorry for the poor weather, but you are lucky to observe the wedding at Meiji Shrine. Please give my best regards to your family and relatives. Yuki

Robert Robert Hungary ( Family )
Very Good
1 week ago

“ Visit of the Imperial Palace ”

He came to pick us up from our hotel, which was very convenient. At the palace, he provided all the informatiom we needed, even showed us slides. After the tour, he suggested a great local restaurant.

Yuki:

Dear Robert, Thank you for taking my tour and write a review. We are now in the rainy season, but the weather was very comfortable without any rain. I enjoyed my lunch at the same restaurant. Please give my best regards to your family. Yuki

Loc Loc United States ( Friends )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Great experience ”

Yuki was knowledgeable but at the same time flexible to respond to your personal interest. His energy, professionalism and courtesy were all great assets. I recommend Yuki to all visitors in Japan.

Yuki:

Dear Loc, Thank you for taking my tour and write such a nice review. We went to Lake Kawaguchi to see Mt. Fuji in a cloudy day. You were so luck to take a glance of the mountain in such a poor condition. Best regards, Yuki

Patricia Patricia Philippines ( Couple )
Excellent
4 weeks ago

“ Imperial Palace Tour ”

Yuki was great! He was so patient with us and all our many questions. He not only took us on the guided tour but also went out of his way to give us tips on how to easily navigate our way around Tokyo, and more!

Yuki:

Dear Patricia, Thank you for taking my tour and write a review so soon. It was a rainy day, but better than the hot summer days. I am glad that we made the special tour of the Imperial Palace. Please enjoy your stay and foods in Japan. Tower knife on the 4th floor of Soramachi shopping center next to Tokyo Sky Tree is the best place to buy Japanese knives. Best regards, Yuki

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