East Gardens of the Imperial Palace is one of the Must-See spots in Tokyo, I believe.
The gardens are quite beautiful and there was the castle of the Capital approximately four hundred years ago and now around there is the business center of Japan.
After visiting the East Gardens, we will visit Ueno Park, which also has some historical buildings.
Or you can choose Asakusa, one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo instead.
At the lobby of your hotel in Tokyo/Kawasaki/Yokohama
At your hotel or the places in Ueno Park if you prefer to
You can see one of the most beautiful Japanese gardens in Tokyo and have an overview of the capital Tokyo and about the Shoguns and the Imperial family.
We will visit many Insta spots in the East Gardens, Tokyo Station and Ueno Park.
If you would like to visit the Tokyo National Museum or Ueno Zoo, I will guide you to the entrances and give an overview where to go to see the things of your interest, so you could take your time on your own if you would like to.
TNM has an excellent collection of Buddhist statues, swords, Ukiyoe, woodblock paintings, kimono, paintings etc.
Some people spend the whole afternoon at the museum.
Guiding fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo, The guide's Admission fee for Tokyo National Museum/ Ueno Zoo
East Gardens are Admission Free
Transportation fare (You and guide: From Tokyo Station to Ueno by JR Train is 160 yen, the rest depends on where your hotel is),
meals, snacks, drinks,
admission fee （The tour is possible to visit only toll free areas)
[[ Ueno Zoo]]： Adults (16-64) 600 yen, Seniors (65+) 300 yen, Students (13-15) 200 yen ,Children (0-12) Free
[[ Tokyo National Museum]] (Permanent Exhibitions Adults: 620 yen, University Students: 410 yen, High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free
[[ National Museum of Nature and Science]] (Permanent Exhibitions Adults: General and university students: 620 yen, High-school students and younger: Free)
It will be first booked, first served basis, but could you make inquiries before booking?
If you're interested in TOKYO, MOUNT FUJI, or NIKKO, please CHECK the TOURS before you make inquiries.
(Some transportation for Mount Fuji or Nikko might be fully booked if you do last minute booking.)
I could also guide KYOTO, HIMEJI etc. if you will cover my transportation fare round trip from Tokyo.
If you'd like a car chartered, please check the PRIVATE CARS TOUR by yourself.
It's concerned with your budget, so I'm afraid I cannot make arrangements for that, but I will be happy to guide you with the car you chartered.
It's impossible to make quotes without knowing the spots you would like to visit.
Nikko and Mount Fuji are approximately two hours on Limited Express from Shinjuku or Asakusa.
Tokyo is not a compact city, but a huge one.
If you have difficulties with stairs, please tell me in your message. Thank you.
No Mondays or Fridays, because East Gardens are closed
No Mondays and Fridays tour and Dec.28-Jan. 3, because East Gardens will be closed and the Tokyo National Museum will be closed on Mondays except National Holidays.
We are supposed to walk a lot, so PLEASE WEAR WALKING SHOES. Highheels or sandals might give you a hard time.
There is no cab services in the East Gardens or Ueno Park :-)
There is BAGGAGE INSPECTION at the entrances of East Gardens.
The places to visit in Ueno Park is up to you and your interest.
Feel free to make inquiries or request by sending me messages.
We had a great first day with Yoko in Tokyo. She was very friendly, on time, very helpfull. We learned how to use the metro system and Yoko showed us so many places in one day. She answered all of our questions , we learned a lot. She is the best !!!
I appreciate your great review, Mr. Vo. We enjoyed the highlights of Tokyo together. Meiji JIngu Shrine was much nicer with the Shigosan season and Chrysanthemums. It was really nice talking to both you and your amazing wife. I hope you could enjoy your cruise around Japan, too. I wish you will come to Japan soon again. Thank you again!!
highly recommendable perfect guide, reliable, picked us up at our hotel which she checked out before our arrival, very energetic two days program, took us to great places, good mixture of shrines/temples, parks and gardens, excellent restaurants for lunch, local shopping streets with few tourists, we used trains and subway, we had a great time with here
I appreciate your great review, Silvia san. I enjoy the two days with you and Bruno san. We enjoyed great sushi lunch at an extremely popular restaurant the first day and eel and yakitori lunch on the second day. We covered a lot during the two days because both of you were so fit and didn't complain about walking a lot. I hope your dogsitter liked the souvenirs we found together. Please come again to see the Cherry blossoms soon. Please enjoy the Kinmokusei aroma till then. Thank you again, Yoko
Yoko is a great tour guide. She was flexible, listen to what we wanted to see and did the tour efficiently, Her English is excellent because she spent many years in USA. We did Kamakura and Yokohama in one day from Tokyo. Started at 9 am and we were home by 5. She went out of her way to reserve a Chinese restaurant for us. And gave us advice about shopping in Ginza. Can’t go wrong with Yoko.
I appreciate your review so much, Jacqueline san. We got back to your hotel a little pass 5 but we could cover a lot in a day because both of you could walk and do stairs without troubles. We visited the Great Buddha, Hasedera Temple, soba lunch, Cup Noodle Museum, Park overlooking Yokohama Harbor and Chinatown. It was nice seeing you having different ice creams. Actually the booking was done by the Concierge but there are many Chinese restaurants in Tokyo too so please check them the next time you come in the future. It was nice talking and meeting both of you. Thank you again, Yoko
I went on a tour with my wife and our 8 year old daughter. Yoko was great and showed us more than we could have seen on our own. It was a very full 8 hours and we were happy and exhausted by the end. Thanks Yoko!!
Thank you so much for a nice review, Christopher san. It was a pleasant day to enjoy the tea ceremony, Okonomiyaki lunch, view from Marunouchi Building, East Gardens of Imperial Palace and Asakusa. I hope you, your wife and Chloe will enjoy Kyoto too. Maybe the gates that you asked about is the Torii Gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine. You can enjoy some street foods near Kiyomizu Temple. Please have fun!!