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  (119) Reviews
Send message fully booked in March
$ 36 Hourly rate Price up to 6 people
My tour is a walking tour using public transportation, mainly Tokyo Metro (Subway).
I don’t do the tour using an arranged car.
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Last updated: 2 hours ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Saitama , Narita

Languages Japanese ( Native ), English ( License ), Spanish ( Beginner )

(119) Reviews
Hourly rate 36 USD Price up to 6 people
( Max : 10 People )
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Hi, I'm Dai. I'm a national licensed tour guide for foreign visitors.

I've been backpacking around the world for the last 16 years.
I've been to more than 150 countries worldwide.
I'm proud of my traveling skills, flexibility and patience I've ever experienced through my world-traveling.
I do believe one of the most important thing for travelers is to " EXPERIENCE ", such as doing something new, something extraordinary and something you've never done before.

And I used to work at a hostel in Asakusa, so I'm quite familiar with Asakusa area.

I'd love to help foreign tourists enjoy their stay in Japan.
You can also arrange your own itinerary as you like, so please feel free to ask me anything.
I'm really looking forward to seeing YOU soon. Thank YOU.

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4.9 (119) Reviews
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The prices below are for a private tour for you and your partner, family or friends.

1 Person
Up to 6 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $36.00 $36.00 $4.50
4 Hours $144.00 $144.00 $18.00
8 Hours $288.00 $288.00 $36.00

* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 12 hours maximum per day.
* People: 10 maximum

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Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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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 ( 119 )
Janna Janna Canada ( Family )
14 hours ago

“ Great intro to Tokyo ”

Dai catered the tour to our two teenagers, we would not have seen half as much without him or learned about all the Japanese rules and traditions. He is an expert subway master! Super way to start a trip to Tokyo as he also gave us tips and suggestions for the rest of our trip .


Thank you so much for giving me a considerate review, Janna. It was my great pleasure to show you around Tokyo. I’m sorry I think it was a little too much walking during the tour, especially for your daughter. But I was happy to see her smile when she got a squishy in Harajuku. I hope you will have amazing days in Kyoto and Osaka as well. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your family. Thanks a million !!!

Brian Brian United States ( Family )
14 hours ago

“ 2 day tour of Tokyo ”

Dai was a great host and tour guide for a first time family coming to Japan. My family consists of five people: myself, my wife, two teenage boys (15, 18 y.o) and my mother in law (77 y.o). Dai was able to quickly navigate the city using the subway system. He knew when to adjust our schedule to maximize viewing different tourist spots on our tour. Here are the many sites we saw over two days but not in this exact order due to adjustments made. On 18th. 1. Imperial Palace Nijubashi Bridge 2. Tsukiji Outer Market 3. Asakusa - Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street ( lunch ) 4. Ueno - Ameyoko Market Street 5. Akihabara - Electric town, also famous for anime, manga, games and animal cafes On 19th. 1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building ( including 200m-high obser... read more


Thank you so much for your precious time to give me such a wonderful review, Brian. It was absolutely my great pleasure to have showed you around Tokyo for both two days. I had super amazing 2 days with all of you. Enjoy the rest of your vacation in Japan ! Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your wonderful family. Thanks a million !!! Mahalo nui loa !!! A hui hou !!!

Denise Denise Canada ( Couple )
1 week ago

“ awesome day ”

Dai was great! We only had a short time to see Tokyo and he showed us the hightlights and got us around in the limited time that we had so we got a feel for a fabulous city. the best part was he really tought us the history of visiting the ancient temples and the rituals assoicated with them. a great day


Thank you so much for a thoughtful review, Denise. Yes, your time was only 4 hours so we could not see much. We have more interesting places to see and experience in Tokyo. Maybe next time if you come back to Japan, I would love to show you around Tokyo more. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to your husband. Thanks a million !!!

Anna Anna United States ( Family )
2 weeks ago

“ You have to hire Dai! ”

We had an amazing day with Dai! I would highly recommend hiring him. Takes you to so many places and is really efficient with his time! He also knows so much about Japan and he taught us a lot about certain customs (how to water cleanse and pray at a temple, social norms about riding the metro, and how to say a few basic words to be polite!). He showed us the best places to grab a little yummy snack and knew all of the best photo spots!


Thank you so much for giving me such a considerate review, Anna. It was my great pleasure to show you around Tokyo. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed some food, such as Tuna Steak, Eel skewer and Melon Bread. Next time if you have more time to be in Japan, I would love to show you around Tokyo more. Please take good care of yourself and give my best regards to Travis. Keep on Traveling !!! Thanks a million !!!

Caroline Caroline United States ( Friends )
2 weeks ago

“ Day Trip in Tokyo with Dai ”

Fabulous day out with Dai .. We really enjoyed all the beautiful places that Dai showed us .. He was so attentive and respectful .. we had the best day seeing all the sights and learned a lot about the customs and culture of the Japanese people ! We would like to thank Dai for all that he did for us Caroline Azouz


Thank you so much for a considerate review, Caroline. It was my great pleasure to show you around Tokyo. I also had a wonderful day with all of you. Actually perfect fine weather made our day better. I really hope you will have amazing days in Hong Kong, China, South Korea and other cities in Japan as well. Have a super wonderful cruise !!! Thanks a million !!!