• Japan
  • Tokyo
  • Tours
  • TOKYO ESSENCE - By A Certified Guide With Extensive History Knowledge -

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

Hiro S.

English, Japanese (Native)
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

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.


Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.

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.

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

Ending Point

Any place in central Tokyo to be agreed upon by the client and the guide.

What to Expect

You can pick three or four spots out of Asakusa, Edo Museum (Tokyo East), Imperial Gardens, Akihabara, Akasaka Palace, Hama Rikyu Garden (Center), and Meiji Shrine, Omote Sando Avenue, Shibuya Scramble Crossing, Shinjuku Gyoen Garden (West). I'm more than happy to create the best itinerary as per your interest and priority,

Want to personalize this tour?

  • Our tours can be customized according to your needs and preferences
  • Click below to tell us what you are looking for:

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.

Important Information

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
$134/ per group