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Exploring Tokyo : Half Day customized tour


Hiromi Y.

4.56(25) reviews
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

Tokyo has mixture elements of distinctive traditional Japanese culture and the elements caused by rapid modernization. There are many places where you find unique Tokyo and exquisite Japanese culture. This tour is half-day customized tour for you. I will coordinate the tour according to your interests or the places you would like to go. Please choose 3,4 places from the list. Or please let me know the places you would like to go.

Meeting Point

At your hotel or train station of first tour spot.


Meiji jingu shrine & Harajuku

Japanese Garden

Tokyo Metropolitan Government observation decks

Tokyo Tower

Fukagawa Fudou temple

Mt. Takao, etc...

Tsukiji (Outer fish market)

Ending Point

At your hotel or train station of ending spot.

What to Expect

An advantage of hiring a private tour guide is that you can create your own customized tour with the local guide's suggestions. Let me know your interests for Japan. You can use 100% of your time to what you would like to see and experience in Tokyo. I'm very pleased to coordinate a memorable tour for you!

Below is the list of major sightseeing spots in Tokyo. From 3 to 4 places are appropriate for the half day tour.

(First time visitor)

- Asakusa (Sensouji Temple, Nakamise St, view of Tokyo Sky Tree)

- Ueno Park (Museums, temples, historical monuments)

- Harajuku (Popular street for young girls)

- Meiji Shrine

- Tokyo Metropolitan Government observatory (360 Panoramic view of Tokyo)

- Japanese garden

- Edo Tokyo Museum (See history & culture of Tokyo)

- Imperial Palace

- Fukagawa Fudou temple (Fire ritual ceremony is awesome)

* The number of visiting sites varies depending on your walking pace & hotel location.


(For repeater)

- Mt.Takao

- Jindaiji temple & Kichijoji town (the popular town for local people)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, Hotel pick-up in Tokyo.

What‘s not included

(You and guide) Transportation fee, entrance fee

Important Information

This tour uses public transportation.

Please wear shoes that are easy to walk.

There might be change of the tour course according to wheather condition.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the entrance fee?

Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

Adult: 300 yen Children:Free

Shinjuku Gyoen

500 yen

Tokyo Tower

Main deck 1200 yen

If I want add an activity such as tea ceremony how much does it cost?

It cost 2000 yen - 3500 yen per person depends on availability of the tea house. Please pay the fee directory to tea house like an entrance fee. If you would like to add other activities please send me the message.



Rico R.

Dec 26, 2019

Amazing tour of Tokyo with a great tour guide!

Hiromi was an amazing tour guide. She was very quick to respond to inquiries and worked with me to create a personalized tour of Tokyo. She even helped me find my Japanese pancakes that I wanted and could not leave Tokyo without trying them. She is very knowledgeable, her tour hit all the highlights we wanted, she navigated the crazy Tokyo subway like a pro and got us to each destination without any issues. Hiromi is awesome, if you come to Tokyo, please do yourself a favor and hire Hiromi!!!! Thanks for a great tour!!!!!

Hiromi Y.

Thank you very much for writing great review!! It was very nice meeting 2 of you! The pancake place you chose was great discovery for me as well. Thank you for giving me interesting experience. I will not forget the wonderful time we shared together :)


Rajiv G.

Nov 29, 2019

Polite Gide

Hiromi was a polite and knowledgeable guide.

Hiromi Y.

Thank you very much for writing the review. It was bit cold and rainy day. I hope you didn't catch a cold. Have a wonderful days in Tokyo!


Jo S.

Aug 2, 2019

Fantastic garden and tea ceremony

We had a wonderful time walking around the beautiful gardens but the highlight of the day was the tea ceremony. Absolutely amazing!

Hiromi Y.

Thank you very much for writing the review. The review really encourages me. I would like to make further efforts to give great tours to my customer. It was very nice meeting you and your family ! Have a wonderful time in Japan:)


Michal D.

Jun 15, 2019

Well organized and prepared

Hiromi was well prepared for the tour. She took me to some interesting places and i was able to accomplish what i was looking for. I would just add a comment..compared with other similar tours i took, the tour would be much better if Hiromi would throw in more interesting facts about Japan in general as we walk from place to place and not just when we get to the place. She definitely answered all my questions but other tourguides i had were able to bring up very intetesting facts about Japan and tbe lications we were visiting that I would never ask about because i would not know to ask.That nade those tours so much more intetesting.But that is just FYI....

Hiromi Y.

Dear Michal Thank you very much for writing the review. Customer's feed back is very important for me to make my tour better. I appreciate the review. I hope many nice photos you have taken in the tour leave you lots of good memory of Japan.

$149/ per group

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