Hi I am Tsutomu. This is my #2 Full Day Tokyo Key Sites. This compliments my Plan#1 and of course, you could mix #1 and #2 if you wish. Both are my standard plans and my objective is to give you the best part of Tokyo in 8 hours.. I customize the tour especially for you. Tokyo has so many sites that would appeal to your intellectual interest, so feel free to let me know if you have any other places you wish to see. I will accommodate.
At your hotel in Tokyo 23 Districts
EDO is an old name of Tokyo. The name EDO comes from the old name of the city that goes back to the 17th century. "FUKAGAWA EDO MUSEUM" offers vivid and "real" atmosphere of the lives and people of the old times. There is no restrictions of photo and/or video shooting, so I will help you to take pictures/videos of yours with the "people" and lives of the 17th century Tokyo.
At your hotel in Tokyo 23 Districts
FUKAGAWA EDO MUSEUM offers vivid and "real" atmosphere of the lives and people of the old times (Admission @Yen 400)
TSUKIJI : Still considered to be the most vibrant fresh food market area and restaurants
HAMA-RIKYU GARDENS : Wide area of the beautiful Japanese Gardens in the center of Tokyo (Admission @Yen 300)
TOKYO TOWER : Still a popular nostalgic monument in central Tokyo
GINZA : The center of commercial district of Tokyo - you can visit many top of the class stores and showrooms
AKIHABARA : World's famous electronics and pop culture capital city - you will see some of the newest cultures of Japan
Transportation fee for the guide
Transportation fee for the guest
Any meals or drinks
Admission fees : EDO TOKYO MUSEUM : Admission @Yen 600, HAMA-RIKYU GARDEN : @Yen 300 and for any additional requests - I will let you know the fees if you have any other facilities in mind.
I can guide you if you pay my transportation fee.
For the public transport, the total cost should be minimal such as Yen 2000 for all day per adult. So, if walking is no problem, I would recommend the public transport and walking. Above tour plan is based on the idea of using public transport. (I would like to ask you to reimburse this Yen 2000 for me also.)
If you need a hired vehicle for any reasons, you could book a car or a van through Triple Lights. The standard cost for a hired vehicle would be approx. Yen 7000 per hour. This way, your mobility will be easier compared with the public transport and walking but of course, it will cost more.
Tsutomu-san speaks excellent English. He is very kind and helpful. Unfortunately, due to ill health, I was unable to complete the full tour. But Tsutomu-san is a very competent and knowledgeable guide. I highly recommend him.
We had a most excellent time with Tom as our tour guide. We were a group of four, anxious to see some sights and to learn a little about Japan’s sites & history. He greeted us at our hotel, promptly & courteously. We enjoyed using different modes of public transportation to get around, and it was a real treat to find a few moments of quiet serenity while enjoying the beauty that is Kamakura. He booked us a reservation for lunch, much appreciated since he knows better about the peak times and finding availability at restaurants can be challenging. We enjoyed a delicious meal and each others company. Tom was patient as we got distracted with so much to see around us, and he even helped out a couple with some directions, testament to his earthiness and attentive nature. Although the tour was all day, the pacing made it easy to get through, as it wasn’t rushed and hurried, not exhausting at all. It was a rewarding experience. Thank you Tom for making our trip memorable.
We had 2 day tours of Tokyo with Tom. He was very kind, attentive and accommodating. His kindness reached us and showed to other strangers around him. He always made sure we were comfortable and went above and beyond for us. Really loved having him as our guide and I know he makes many others happy. He made our tours of Toyko magnificent.
Nika from Tom, I want to thank you for your kind review to my guiding service. I really enjoyed working for you as you are such nice people. You must be proud of your beautiful daughters. I will be wishing nothing but the very best for you and your family. Thank you for giving me a wonderful memory. Sincerely, Your guide of Japan
Having Tom as our guide enabled us to get the most out of your time in Tokyo. He organised our tour in the most efficient way and made sure we covered all the sites we wanted to visit. We could not have managed to see so much by ourselves, especially with the complicated Tokyo transportation system. Tom was very kind and thoughtful. He went above and beyond to help us. He even went with us to the train station to buy train tickets for our trip to Kyoto for the next day. We are very grateful for an amazing tour.