Best of Tokyo - a half day private tour by mini-van


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Activity Level



Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. If you tell me ages of your children, I will adjust the tour for their pace.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and of a car with an assistance of your nursing care giver.

Maximum travelers: 5



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

See highlights of your choice with a private guide

If you want to see Tokyo in a private van, this is the one. Traffic in Tokyo is quite smooth for a big city. Let's cruise around Tokyo, stop at your favorite places, and see as much as possible!

Other area, duration, start time, airport/station/Yokohama port pickup service and larger bus also available.


This is a 4-hour, custom-made tour. We will see places of your choice*. Highlights of Tokyo are listed below**.
- Asakusa Sensoji Temple (temples, shrine, and market)
- Imperial Palace Square (Fushimi keep, moat, bridges)
- East Garden (former Edo Castle grounds & Japanese garden)
- Meiji Jingu (Imperial shrine)
- Tsukiji Fish Market (Tsukiji Retail Market on Sunday & holiday)
- Tokyo Tower (observatory, amusement area, gift shop)
- Mori Tower (observatory, modern art museum, sky deck)
- Ueno Park (museum complex and zoo)
- Ginza (alike Fifth Avenue)
- Harajuku (young girls' fashion street)
- Akihabara ("nerdy" boys' district)
- Shibuya (like Times Square)
- Yanaka (old neighborhood)
- Fukagawa Fudo Hall (homa-fire rite)

* Places Not listed above also mostly available upon request.
** The number of visiting sites varies depending on your pace, hotel location or interest. In general, 3 sites by a private van.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will meet you in your hotel or a station in Tokyo. Meeting in airport or Yokohama cruise terminal is available as customized tour.***

End location: We will end the tour where we met. Or we can drop you in a designated place upon request.

Duration: 4 hours

Any time available.


We will use a private mini-van (clean and air-conditioning Toyota Alphard 2014 or equivalent) with a driver.

What’s Included

My service as your personal guide. A driver, van, gas, toll, and parking in Tokyo 23 wards.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 JPY - per person. Payments may include admission, drink, snack and personal expense.

What’s Extra

Admission, meals, drink, souvenirs and anything related to a personal nature.
***PLEASE note: this tour is priced and designed for meeting you within the city of Tokyo, if you need me to meet you in another area such as airport, station, Yokohama port that is not in Tokyo please contact me for a Customized Tour that will be appropriately priced to meet you at your pick-up location***

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent overall tour! Yasuko is an excellent tour guide with superb knowledge and a pleasure to work with!!
Warren R.

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