Tokyo: Full-Day Custom Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

419143


Categories

Religious Heritage, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Japanese (fluent)

Discover Real Tokyo & Japanese Culture


What is your image of Tokyo? Tokyo is truly a city of many faces with historical shrines and temples set amidst the hustle and bustle of a city. This tour is a great introduction to one of the largest cities in the world. You can get a feel of the modern city (west side) as well as old towns of Tokyo (east side - it's where I grew up!). I would also suggest spending a full day on each side of Tokyo that offers a very different atmosphere to embrace a whole Tokyo experience.

By the end of the tour, you learn about everyday life in Tokyo, how to navigate Tokyo's train system, and most importantly, gain a deeper understanding of Japanese culture. Enjoy this unique city through the eyes of locals at your own pace! I look forward to sharing my love of Tokyo with you.

Itinerary

Here are some ideas. We can visit 4 places with the full-day tour. Let's make it special and memorable!

✴︎✴︎✴︎OLD TOKYO (EAST SIDE)✴︎✴︎✴︎
・Tsukiji - Old fish market with lively vendors selling fresh seafood
・Asakusa - Tokyo's oldest temple, Senso-ji, with a great view of the riverside
・Akihabara - The mecca of Anime culture, also known as Electronic town
・Ueno - Ueno Park dotted with small temples & Ameyoko Market

✴︎✴︎✴︎MODERN TOKYO (WEST SIDE)✴︎✴︎✴︎
・Harajuku - A center of youth fashion: Takeshita street & cat street
・Meiji-Jingu - Tokyo's biggest shrine in a peaceful forest
・Shibuya - The world busiest intersection
・Shinjuku - It comes alive in the evening with neon lights and drinking alleys

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 7 hours

The starting time and tour duration are flexible.

Transportation

Public transportation.
(Subways are the best way to get around Tokyo)
Taxi upon request

What’s Included

Other: ・One-of-a-kind sightseeing tour experience
・Guide's transportation costs.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 Japanese Yen - Per person.
・Your transportation costs: approx. 1,000 yen
・Food and drinks: approx. 2,000 yen

You can pay for your meal as you go so that you can have what you feel like. I have lots of restaurant recommendations for you to enjoy Japanese cuisine.

What’s Extra

Other: ・Your transportation costs
・Food and drinks
・Admission fees

Restrictions

・I am not a driver. I can arrange a private car with a driver.
・I'm afraid that Yokohama Ōsanbashi Port pick-up is not available.

A Recent Review of this tour

3 person group in our 60s. We had a great time with Eriko. She is relaxed, well informed, and speaks English very well. She has a warm personality and is very likable. She taught us a lot about modern Japanese culture. Very highly recommended.
Douglas Skillins

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Private tour guide Eriko

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