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5 hours trip to enjoy ancient & modern Tokyo

Highlights

Kaori O.

4.67(3) reviews
Tokyo
English, Japanese (Native)
5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 11 people

This is a half-day tour to enjoy the culture and lifestyle of Tokyo from 16th century(Edo)- to contemporary.You can see how the landscape has been transformed in Tokyo between 16th-21th century. Also, you can 'experience' the Edo culture by staying, touching, tasting, and viewing.Let's do a time trip together!You can start this tour anytime between 9:00 - 15:30.

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

Edo-Tokyo museum - Let's look into people's life in Edo from 16th ~ 21st century.

Tea break - a set of tea and sweets (wagashi or anmitsu) at a resturant with a maginificient view over Sumida river and Ryogoku area.

Sumo museum - We drop by a museum attached to sumo place.

Kyu-Yasuda garden - Stroll a small peaceful traditional garden in the middle of city.

Edo-noren - sake (rice wine) tasting, take picture of sumo ring

Sushi - a casual counter style sushi for lunch (or dinner)

Asakusa - stroll the town

Sensoji (Asakusa) - a famous temple with red gate

Tokyo sky tree - enjoy the panoramic view of modern landscape of Tokyo

Ending Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

What to Expect

・You can experience the life of Edo (16th century-) in the museum.

You can enjoy this museum spending 2-3 hours, but this time the guide will explain the main points with a focus on life style change and landscape transformation.

・You can enjoy Japanese sake, snacks, tea (maccha green tea), and sushi (or other local food or your choice) in this tour!

・You can see Japanese traditional architecture of various age, and style.

・You can enjoy both modern contemporary Tokyo and traditional Edo in half day.

・You can use the rest of the day for another activity. (if you have request for activities for another half day, please inquire)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

・guide fee

・hotel pick up

What‘s not included

・transportation fee (for you and your guide)

・lunch or dinner (for you and your guide)

・entrance fee (for you and your guide)

Important Information

For a customized tour, I recommend you to book in at least 2 weeks advance for the best preparation. However, if you already are in Tokyo, please just message me. I will see what I can do.

To cover all destination in 5 hours, we will take a short look at each spot.

If you want to relax and spend time more (for example, for museum you can take more than 2 hours to enjoy all display), please apply for 1 day customized tour. You can visit other places as well.


Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

Esty P.

Feb 14, 2020

unforgettable 4 hours tour

Kaori is very nice and lovely person. I booked 4 hours tour to Tokyo Skytree and around Asakusa area. We arrived in the evening time. Unfortunately, it was raining all day in Tokyo. When we entered Tokyo Skytree, we couldn't see anything from above :(. Kaori brought us to Senso-ji temple and we had dinner in a very nice restaurant. Kaori has a good knowledge in Japan history. If I go to Tokyo again next time, I will book definitely book her!!

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Prue M.

Jan 1, 2020

Tokyo day tour

Stop looking for guides now this is your perfect guide!!! Kaori was fantastic, she took our family of five to all the places and more that we wanted to see in Tokyo. Kaori is so knowledgeable and kind. She helped us with everything!!! Train tickets, our future travel plans , luggage delivery etc. We want to come back and do more sight seeing with Kaori . We can’t thank her enough.

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Todd S.

Nov 1, 2019

AMAZING at every level!!! Stop searching, BOOK NOW!!!

First, we cannot thank Kaori enough for going out of her way (literally) in making such an AMAZING customized day for us. She exceeded all of our expectations at every level – communication, prepared visual images, knowledge of Japan’s history, culture, and intense subway system. Likewise, she was an incredibly nice and humble person who made us laugh and feel right at home in an enormous city we hadn’t been to before. If she is available do not hesitate to experience Tokyo or anywhere with her!!! We now have memories that will cherish for a lifetime and a new friend because of Kaori. We can’t thank her enough for gifting us such a special and unique day. Stop your search and BOOK KAORI NOW!!! I promise you won’t regret it.

$110/ per group

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