Full day Tokyo must see tour featuring a variety of interesting spots
This tour can surely satisfy your interest in viewing a wide variety of features in the dynamic megalopolis, Tokyo.
I am very pleased to show them to first time visitors, as well as the repeat visitors who may want to further explore Tokyo.
You will be attracted by authentic Japanese history, nice collaboration of traditional and modern culture, natural beauty, interesting coexistence of Shinto and Buddhism religion, seasonal delicacy of Japanese cuisine and energetic economy.
You may choose one of the following two optional itineraries for one day tour or both of them for a two day tour if you want.
-Imperial Palace Plaza or East Gardens(old Edo Castle site)
-Asakusa(stroll around Sensoji, Nakamise shopping street. enjoy traditional lunch)
-Meiji jingu shrine(power spot shrine inside serene, beautiful forest)
-Harajuku & Omote sando(modern shopping street near Meiji Jingu shrine)
-Shibuya(scramble crossing & loyal Hachi dog statue)
-Tsukiji market area(visit Tsukiji Hongwanji temple, exciting fish market and taste fabulous sushi lunch)
-Hama Rikyu garden(Tokugawa Shogun's landscape garden)
-Yanaka village(off the beaten track village preserved for nearly 100 years)
-Ginza(highly renowned high street in Japan)
*I also recommend optional spots:
-Ryogoku(sumo wrestling town, Edo Tokyo Museum)
-Shinjuku gyoen garden(the most beautiful garden in Tokyo)
-Ueno Park(National museum)
-Akihabara(unique subculture of anime, Game Center)
-Tokyo Tower(enjoy panoramic view at symbolic tower)
*I am pleased to flexibly combine above spots and customize my plan according to your interest.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel
Duration: 7 hours 30 min.
The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, traffic, etc.
We mainly use public transportation such as subways or JR trains in my tour.
I can arrange a hired car if you wish. Please contact me for the details.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
4000 JPY - Transportation fee by mainly using subway or JR train would be about 1000 yen per person.
Meals fee would be 1500 - 3000 yen per person.
If you take Option 1, total fee will be around 3000 yen.
If you take Option 2 and visit all places noted, you need to pay admission fee for TokyoTower (900 yen), Hama rikyu garden (300 yen).
Overall, total fee will be about 4000 yen if you visit all spots in Option 2.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle. I also can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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We loved our day with Masa - he gave us one of our best vacation days ever! He is a wonderful guide who is very refined, and lived in London for years so his English is fantastic. He is very patient and knowledgeable about all things Tokyo and Japan. If you can spend a day with Masa, you will be a better person for it!