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Tokyo Off the Beaten Path

Book a Tokyo Off the Beaten Path Tour with a Local Tour Guide

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Tokyo Off the Beaten Path Tours

Kagurazaka, a hidden gem town walkingcover image

Kagurazaka, a hidden gem town walking

Tokyo
5 hours

This is a half-day tour exploring of the Tokyo's oldest and most beautiful feudal lord gardens, Koishikawa-Korakuen and the neighbouring town. Kagurazaka is sometimes called "Tokyo's small Kyoto" or "Paris in Tokyo". It is a very attractive town, which combines both an old and international atmosphere. You may have a chance to hear traditional songs accompanied by a shamisen, a traditional Japanese instrument when you stroll the back allies. There are more than 100 restaurants and bars.

FROM$174/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Michiko  M.
Michiko M.
4.85 / 5
(98 reviews)
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Tokyo: Off the beaten path! Guide from the UK

Tokyo
7 hours

Visit the historic area of Asakusa, the bustling Ueno, or discover the traditional backstreets of Tokyo away from the main tourist hotspots. Get 'off the beaten path' and away from the crowds. Visit the lesser known places and take your time to enjoy the city at your own pace! Relaxed and laid back I have lived in Japan for over 15 years and can help you make the most of your time in Japan with advice for the City and your travel plans in Japan.

FROM$254/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Ed J.
Ed J.
4.71 / 5
(7 reviews)
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Tokyo off-the-beaten selection in one day

Tokyo
8 hours

This tour offers my favorite local visits or off-the-beaten experiences in Tokyo. We can visit 2 areas you pick up from below. Also, these areas can be combined with regular sightseeing spots as optional. Feel free to ask me any arrangements with my other tours. Let's explore Tokyo with local eyes!

FROM$304/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Kaori S.
Kaori S.
4.97 / 5
(70 reviews)
Exploring Katsushika - Tokyo's Old Downtown Walking Tourcover image

Exploring Katsushika - Tokyo's Old Downtown Walking Tour

Tokyo
7 hours

Planning to escape the crazy and crowded Tokyo for a sense of serenity? Go off the beaten path and enjoy Katsushika! Located on the east end of Tokyo and widely known as Shitamachi - Tokyo's old downtown, Katsushika is full of warmth from the local people and nostalgic feeling of Showa-era of Japan. On this private tour, you will explore Katsushika by visiting popular places such as Shibamata, Taishakuten Temple, Yamamoto-Tei, Yagiri-No-Watashi, the Edo River, and Mizumoto Park.

FROM$298/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Koji K.
Koji K.
4.87 / 5
(102 reviews)
Ueno ーYanaka nostalgic walking Tourcover image

Ueno ーYanaka nostalgic walking Tour

Tokyo
4 hours

If you love to walk, come and join us as we explore shrines and temples characterized with their blissful and serene atmosphere. Plus, old ruins of townhouses that survived the last war. Enjoy the calmness and that perfect instagram moment.

FROM$127/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Keiko H.
Keiko H.
4.95 / 5
(99 reviews)
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Ueno & Yanaka Walking Tour

Tokyo
4 hours

We will walk through Ueno Park, the center of art and culture, and Yanaka, a local old neighborhood. You will see some historical buildings in Ueno and enjoy cozy walk in Yanaka, stop at small shops selling Japanese sweets or local food. I am sure you will get different feeling from the busy Tokyo and find a part of real Japan. I am looking forward to walking with you.

FROM$190/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Sachimi K.
Sachimi K.
5.00 / 5
(26 reviews)
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Please join a memorable tour for traditional experience!

Tokyo
7 hours

I'll pick up you at your hotel and take you to traditional areas, Fukagawa and Ryougoku, which are reminiscent of old townscape in Edo, former name of Tokyo. You can enjoy more comfortable atmosphere apart from popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo. And at the end of my tour I'll take you to your favorite shopping area, Ginza, Shibuya or Shinjuku before leaving.

FROM$190/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Yoshi S.
Yoshi S.
5.00 / 5
(26 reviews)
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Tokyo old residential area tour with Tram

Tokyo
4 hours

Let's explore old residential area of Tokyo by tram. It's never gorgeous or glitter like Shinjuku or Shibuya, but you can see the real and down to earth daily life of Tokyo resident. We can also visit several temples and shrines believed by residents. We buy 1 day free pass of the tram and get off at several places according to your choice. (3 to 4 stations generally)

FROM$127/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Mutoh T.
Mutoh T.
5.00 / 5
(9 reviews)
Shibamata: Beautiful Gardens and Good-Old-Days Downtown cover image

Shibamata: Beautiful Gardens and Good-Old-Days Downtown

Tokyo
4 hours

Shibamata is a small and old downtown with a temple and beautiful Japanese gardens, located in the east end of Tokyo. You will find the nostalgic lifestyle of ordinary people in 1960’s. The town is not stylish nor modern, but full of atmosphere of Japanese traditional neighborhood life.

FROM$95/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Chiaki K.
Chiaki K.
4.93 / 5
(81 reviews)
Hidden Gems of Tokyo: Unveiling Central Tokyo and Shitamachicover image

Hidden Gems of Tokyo: Unveiling Central Tokyo and Shitamachi

Tokyo
5 hours

Embark on our "Tokyo Time Traveler Tour," exploring Shimbashi, Tokyo Station, Ochanomizu, Ueno, and Yanaka. Discover Tokyo's evolution, from its humble beginnings to the bustling metropolis it is today. Dive into history, culture, and tradition, uncovering the secrets behind Tokyo's captivating transformation.

FROM$158/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Leandra I.
Leandra I.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
Japanese Gardens and Tokyo Life: Bunkyo City Customized Tourcover image

Japanese Gardens and Tokyo Life: Bunkyo City Customized Tour

Tokyo
7 hours

Bunkyo City is in the heart of central Tokyo, just north of Chiyoda City where the Imperial Palace and Tokyo Station are. The city is Tokyo’s typical residential and academic area where I was born, grew up, and live now. We'll move around the city with a Bunkyo City Community Bus, B-guru ( “beagle”, the mascot character of the bus), and visit Edo-Tokyo Japanese gardens and other calm and pleasant sites. You'll also catch a glimpse of Tokyo citizens’ life during the tour.

FROM$231/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Koichiro Y.
Koichiro Y.
5.00 / 5
(4 reviews)
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Shibamata Good old Tokyo

Tokyo
4 hours

Shibamata is located at east end of Tokyo wards, and at there you can feel the daily life of good old Tokyo. There is a famous Taisyakuten temple and known as a home town of "Tora-san" who is one of a most famous movie character among Japanese. You can also try riding Yagirino-Watashi, man power ferry between chiba and Tokyo. I hope this tour will give you a new point of view to Japan and Japanese with compact schedule.

FROM$127/ per group
Japan Tour Guide - Mutoh T.
Mutoh T.
5.00 / 5
(9 reviews)