Tokyo 1-Day Personalized Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Enjoy traditional and modern Tokyo with a private guide

Tokyo is an international city, but used to be the seat of the Military Government from the 17th to the mid 19th century. Therefore, there are a lot of traditional and modern places that would interest you.

This is a tailor-made tour only for you. Please select four locations in the list below. If you don't come up with any good ideas, I can recommend must-see places to you based on your preference. I believe this tour will be something special and unforgettable.

1: The Imperial Palace East Garden
2: Meiji Shrine
3: Tsukiji Fish Market
4: Hamarikyu Garden
5: Sumida River Cruising
6: Ginza: upmarket area
7: Asakusa: Sensoji with Nakamise Shopping Arcade
8: Ueno Park
9: Omotesando Avenue
10: Nezu Shrine: a 17th-century shrine with a line of torii gates
11 Yanaka: an old town with a good and old atmosphere
12: Fukagawafudo: Esoteric Buddhism incantation ceremony
13: Ryōgoku: Sumo town


9:00 meet at your hotel lobby
9:30 Meiji Shrine
11:00 Tsukiji Fish Market (lunch)
13:00 Hamarikyu Garden
13:40 Sumida River Cruise
14:40 Asakusa
16:00 tour end

This is a sample tour course. I can arrange the route based on your preference.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: *I will meet you at your hotel lobby.

*If you would like me to meet you at your AirBnB or Yokohama Port, please send me a message for a custimized tour.

End location: The tour ends at your hotel or wherever you want

Duration: 7 hours


subway, train and taxi

What’s Included

Other: *guiding fee
*hotel pick-up within Tokyo 23 wards
*my transportation fare
*my lunch
*all arrangement for the tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5000 JPY - *your transportation fare (approx. JPY1,000 per adult)
*your lunch (JPY1,500-2,500)
*your personal expenses

What’s Extra

Other: *entrance fees to museums (depends on you preference)
*entrance fee to Hamarikyu Garden (JPY 300 per adult)
*Sumida River Cruise (JPY 740 per adult)
*a set of matcha tea & a confectionary at a tea house in Hamarikyu Garden (JPY 500)
*most shops and restaurants are available for credit cards, but some smaller ones are for cash only
*If your party is larger than 6 people, please send me a message. I will create a customized tour for you.


I don't drive. My tours are always based on public tranportation, but I use a taxi when needed.

A Recent Review of this tour

Eriko was very accommodating and allowed me to choose sites to visit. She was very organized and knowledgeable. It was a fun and interesting day all around.
Susan Stein

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