Half day tour, explore Tokyo

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Tour Number

Activity Level

571447


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

Japanese (fluent), English (fluent)

Discover unique Tokyo and exquisite Japanese culture!


Tokyo has mixture elements of distinctive traditional Japanese culture and the elements caused by rapid modernization. There are many places where you find unique Tokyo and exquisite Japanese culture. For example, Asakusa Sensoji is one of the most famous Buddhist temple, first built in 625 AD. There are about 90 unique shops on the main approach. You enjoy seeing big colorful temple in lively atmosphere of downtown. In Japanese garden, as you walk around the pond you encounter beautiful different scenery of nature. You'll forget that you are in the middle of the city. From Tokyo Metropolitan Government observatory, you see amazing 360 panoramic view of Tokyo including famous landmarks such as the Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Tower, Meiji Shrine, etc. . .

For the people who are visited Tokyo more than once, Mt. Takao will be nice place to go. We use cable car to near the top. You see the great views over the Kanto Plain, enjoy the hiking with full of nature and visiting picturesque temple.

Itinerary

This tour is half day customized tour. I will coordinate or suggest the tour plan according to your interests or the places you would like to go. Below is the list of major sightseeing spots in Tokyo. From 3 to 4 places are appropriate for the half day tour.

- Asakusa (Sensouji Temple, Nakamise St, view of Tokyo Sky Tree)
- Ueno Park (Museums, temples, historical monuments)
- Harajuku (Popular street for young girls)
- Meiji Shrine
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government observatory (360 Panoramic view of Tokyo)
- Japanese garden
- Edo Tokyo Museum (See history & culture of Tokyo)
- Imperial Palace
- Fukagawa Fudou temple (Fire ritual ceremony is awesome)

* The number of visiting sites varies depending on your walking pace & hotel location.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Public transportation

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: Fee for hotel pick up

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 JPY - Public transportation, admission ticket, food and drinks.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

I don't drive a car, I use mainly public transportation. If you are not comfortable to walk long time I arrange a taxi.

A Recent Review of this tour

Hiromi was a truly wonderful tour guide. She was kind, patient, punctual and well prepared. Without her we wouldn't have seen so much of Tokyo. She made our trip to Tokyo so much better.
Lisella Hutton

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Private tour guide Hiromi

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