Tokyo Off the Beaten Path Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



Local Experience


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

There's still much more to see in Tokyo

This is a tour for repeat visitors and those who have already visited the major tourist destinations in Tokyo.
There're still many more attractive places in Tokyo.
Choose some areas in the Itinerary list and walk around the neighbourhoods of the city.
On the list are popular residential and shopping areas.
By visitting neighbourhoods that are off the beaten path of the usual Highlights tour areas of Tokyo, you are able to get more of a sense of what everyday life is like for the inhabitants of the metropolis of Tokyo. Each neighbourhood has its own 'flavour' or 'spirit'. Allow me to show you these wonderful and interesting locations within Tokyo that you may not be familiar wtih so you can experience more of this huge city that I love.
Let's go and see the daily life of Tokyoites together!


meet at your hotel and visit one or two places in the following
・Kichijoji- Tokyoites' favorite town. It is about 15 minutes by train from Shinjuku or Shibuya. There're lots of shopping streets lined up with small fashionable shops and restaurants. A district called 'Harmonica alley' still remains the postwar atmosphere with its old buildings and hidden pubs. On weekends, families and couples enjoy strolling around Inokashira Park. This park is famous for its beautiful cherry blossoms surrounding the pond in April. Studio Ghibli is nearby.

・Yanaka- the district where the local streetscape can bee seen in the central Tokyo. This area survived the air raids and escaped the large-scale development. Enjoy the feeling of old days in Tokyo.

・Daikanyama-just one stop from Shibuya, stylish residential town. Trend-conscious people visit the modern shops in eye-catching buildings.

・Jiyugaoka-a lovely town for fashion-conscious people. Stylish fashion, lovely sweets, modern daily goods shops. Take a break at a cafe

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: your hotel lobby

End location: your hotel lobby or the last spot in the tour

Duration: 6 hours


subway, railway

What’s Included

Other: my service as your private, licensed tour guide to meet your request

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 JPY - transportation fees, meals, drinks, snacks, your personal expenses

What’s Extra

Other: your personal expenses

Private tour guide Kaoru

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