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TOKYO ESSENCE - By A Certified Guide With Extensive History Knowledge -


Licensed Guide

4 Hours
up to 4 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Let's maximize your half day to cover the essence of Tokyo by the subway. You are the master of Tokyo and its subway system after this tour. We cover both tradition and modernity, i.e., east and west part of Tokyo entirely.

Use the coupon code FIRST_GUEST to get 10% off with this guide


Feel free to personalize this offer with HIRO.

  • Imperial East Garden/ Double Bridge

  • Sensoji Temple/ Nakamise 'Old' Shopping Street (Asakusa)

  • Meiji Jingu Shrine, Omote Sando 'Fashion' Avenue

  • Shibuya 'Scramble' Crossing

  • Akihabara Electric / Anime (Manga) Town

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Departure & Return

Starting time 08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Your hotel in central Tokyo. If the hotel is out of central Tokyo, the guide may not be able to pick up the clients or has to charge actual transit fares.
Ending Point Any place in central Tokyo to be agreed upon by the client and the guide.

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, transit fares for the guide.

What‘s not included

The transit fares, refreshments, meals, personal purchases, etc. for the clients. The admissions for the guide and the clients. This guide does not accept any tips.


This is a walking tour with frequent use of the subway. You can of course catch taxis whenever you need them on the way. The taxi fares starts from yen 410 and are usually good for four people in Tokyo at present. You may take breaks during the tour whenever you need for refreshment, photos, or a quick shopping, etc.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from GoWithGuide.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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