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$ 36 Hourly rate Price up to 6 people
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Last updated: Yesterday
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo

Languages English ( License )

(2) Reviews
Hourly rate 36 USD Price up to 6 people
( Max : 9 People )
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Hi, I am Shinya. I was born in Tokyo and brought up there. I am a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter.
I have lived in Tokyo for more than 40 years. I am a Tokyoite, so I can give you valuable information about interesting places which are not written on ordinary guide books, if you would like to visit. I would like to support you to make your trip in Japan much more fun and wonderful! I want to make you smile, surprise and happy throurgh the trip!

Followings are some of my favorite things:
I like to play sports.(Basketball, tennis, skiing), I like to go to see the movies such as "Star Wars" and "Jurassic Park". I like to see traditional Japanese art such as Kabuki, Ukiyoe and Japanese paintings.
I like to read Japanese history related books.

Let' enjoy exploring Japan with me!

I look forward to seeing you!

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5.0 (2) 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 $31.15 $35.60 $31.15
4 Hours $124.60 $142.40 $124.60
8 Hours $249.20 $284.80 $249.20

* Duration: 3 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per day.
* People: 9 maximum

Private Tours

Akihabara Walking Tour

(2) Reviews
by Shinya
3h $ 107 up to 6 people

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.

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 ( 2 )
Gary Gary United States ( Family )
1 month ago

“ Gary Reviews ”

Shinya was the best guide you could ask for. He was polite, knowledgeable, spoke perfect English and was totally prepared. He showed us the "real" Tokyo.


Thank you so much for your feedback. I am very glad to hear that. Best regards, Shinya Endo

Yoko Yoko Japan
2 months ago

“ Wonderous Akihabara ”

Shinya is an excellent tour guide. He is super! In Akihabara, there are so many flashy buildings for electronic products, anime, cosplays, toys or neo cultures. I could look around them with no wasting time as selected thanks to him. Everything I watched in the tour was much deeper than I thought. Thank you!


Dear Yoko Thank you very much for your note! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed my tour. Best regards, Shinya