This tour designed to take you several popular and cool spots in Tokyo. At the same time, you can make the tour more fruitful to add visiting spots by your own choice.
At your hotel (central area in Tokyo or Yokohama)
Tokyo Tower-Panorama view
Meiji Jingu Shrine- Traditional style of Shirine and Garden
Omote Sando- Fashionable street
Asakusa area- Senso-ji old temple and Nakamise shopping street.
Central Tokyo area
Tokyo is a cool city with full of tradition and new trends.
This tour takes you several spots in Tokyo including panorama view of the city from Tokyo Tower, Meiji Jingu, a traditional style of Shirine, Fashionable Omote Sando Street and Asakusa area with one of oldest temple in Tokyo and Nakamise shopping street.
You can make the tour more fruitful by your own choice. Ryuta is available to communicate with you beforehand by message and make it as “custom made” tour depend on your interest.
The tour use public transportation system mainly subway. Public Transportation is complecated but convieniet in Tokyo. It is good opportunity to know the system.
This is one of the best tour you enjoy precious one day in Tokyo.
guide fee, hotel pick up central Tokyo and Yokohama
transportation fee ( about 1000JPY), lunch (you and guide)
Tokyo tower 900JPY
Ryuta was an excellent travel companion! He was very flexible about accommodating last-minute changes to our itinerary, always had interesting historical background and other facts about the places we visited to share with us, and was indispensable when it came to translating and helping us navigate around. Would definitely recommend his services.
Thank you for the kindest comment！ I enjoyed with you for 9days in Japan and learned a lot from you. Don‘t know whether you notice or not but in fact I’ m now 65 years old and hope you think me as 45 or 50 years old alike Taku Nakano.
Ryuta was a great person to have with us on our first day in Tokyo. We felt we needed someone to orientate us to the set up of the city, it’s scale, the public transport, and generally how to get the most from our stay. Thanks to Ryuta, we saw not only the usual areas talked about in the guide books, but also parts we would never have thought about. Suggestions like going to the bay area were new to us, but that ended up being my wife’s favourite part of the city. Without him, we would have missed a lot of what there was to see. Thank you for giving us the start we needed, and the ability to plan the rest of our trip better than we could have hoped.
Thank you very much for your kindest message. Sorry, I could not reply you soon since I was in Iriomote, sourhern most island of Japan and returned today. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our tour in Tokyo. I hope we will have a tour in Japan in the near future. Thanks again, Ryuta
Tokyo is a big city made up of dozens of neighbourhoods and each one a little different from the others. Some have huge skyscrapers, while others have structures on a more human scale. And then there are the green spaces that bring nature into the inner metropolis. This is the Tokyo that Ryuta Araki showed us, along with magnificent museums both big and small, temples with wafting incense, and the wonderful cuisine that has made Tokyo a gastronomic delight. Ryuta took into consideration our interests and the tours were more like he was showing his city to long lost friends. His knowledge of the history of the city and Japanese culture was above and beyond what you'd expect from a group tour. The highlight of the trip was meeting his wife Keiko at their home and being offered a delicious sashimi lunch. We also got to experience the Tokyo subway system and the ease to which it can get you around the city. We would highly recommend Ryuta as an English speaking guide to anyone who wants to see and experience Tokyo. Jim & Linda Harris Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Jim san & Linda san Thank you very much for your complimentary message. I am really happy I had delightful four days with you. During tour, I leaned from you much. Keiko said she enjoyed very much having you here. Please visit us again. Thanks again, Ryuta & Keiko
We did the day tour to Iriomote with Ryuta and it was a blast! As for Iriomote and the sights: Iriomote truly is a very beautiful Island and doing half day Kayaking/half day snorkeling gives you the chance to at least get a glimpse of what it’s like. If you get the chance to go there, even if only for a day trip, do it! If you can stay there for a couple of nights – even better! Now for Ryuta, our guide: We started communicating via triplelights right after our booking. He was very patient and helpful with all the many questions regarding the actual schedule of our tour (we weren’t shure what we wanted to exactly, as the tours all seemed a bit alike but then different at the same time) and even offered advice on accomodation on Ishigaki, where we stayed. He was always extremly quick to repsond. As for the day of the tour itself, we met Ryuta at the agreed meeting point and took the ferry to Uehara port on Iriomote, where we joined a somewhat larger group consisting of us and a Japanese Family of Four. Ryuta knows the Tour guide from his longer stay on Iriomote and they seemed quite familiar. Ryuta acted as our translator and personal guide, streamlining the whole day so that we didn’t have to worry about anything. He explained everything in great detail and would answer all the questions we had. You can truly feel that he is very passionate about his work! He even brought spare sunscreen and towels for us, which came in very handy. After the tour, Ryuta took us for a walk in Downtown Ishigaki, where we had dinner together at a lovely place. Finally, he walked us to our car! If you ask yourself why you would need a guide within a guided tour, here’s why: If you don’t speak or understand Japanese, you will miss out a lot of things – which would be a pity, as Iriomote is very beautiful. Also, of course you can arrange the tours yourself, but just having someone taking care of everything so thoroughly makes a day trip very hassle free. So, to sum it up, Ryuta is a great guide and great person, whose services we strongly recommend!
Dear Julius-san and Alexa-san Thank you very much for your kind comment. It was really pleasant one day trip with you to Iriomote. For me, it was nice opportunity to know how the federation system works in Germany. You have more 10 days in Japan. I hope you have fruitful tour and see you again! Thanks again, Ryuta