Half day tour - Japanese garden, river cruise and Asakusa

Highlights

Yoko I.

4.89(74) reviews
Tokyo
English, Japanese (Native)
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

On this tour, you can enjoy some attractions of Tokyo. We'll enjoy strolling one of the most beautiful Japanese gardens in Tokyo (Hamarikyu Gardens), then we'll enjoy a Sumida river cruise to Asakusa, one of the most must-see places in Tokyo. We'll visit the oldest Buddhist Temple in Tokyo (Sensoji temple).

Meeting Point

At your hotel

Hamarikyu Gardens

The gardens is regarded as one of the most beautiful Japanese gardens in Tokyo. Let's enjoy strolling the gardens!

River cruise

We'll enjoy a Sumida river cruise for about 1 hour to Asakusa.

Asakusa (Sensouji temple, Nakamise street and so on)

Asakusa has a lot of attractions. We'll visit Sensoji temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo. You can see unique custom and tradition of Japan there. After the tour is finished, I'm sure you can enjoy the area on your own.

Ending Point

At Asakusa

What to Expect

I’ll meet you at your hotel and then we’ll go to Hamarikyu Garden in Shiodome area.

The park is a large attractive Japanese garden, located alongside Tokyo Bay.

You can enjoy a beautiful Japanese garden, a nice view of Tokyo Bay and an interesting contrast with many skyscrapers in Shiodome area.

After strolling the garden, we’ll take water bus going to Asakusa. Let’s enjoy river cruise for about 40 minutes.

After arriving at Asakusa, we’ll go to Sensouji temple which is the oldest temple in Tokyo.

There are many souvenir shops along the approach to the temple. So you can enjoy shopping there if you want.

The basic itinerary is as above, but if you stay at the hotel in Asakusa or the area close to Asakusa, I can change the itinerary for your convenience.

So please feel free to ask me.


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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo area, transportation fares for guide

What‘s not included

Transportation fares for you Water bus -740 yen for adult, 370 yen for child,

Entrance fee for Hamarikyu garden - 300 yen for adult, 150 yen for child

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

Reviews

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Guiomar F.

Oct 15, 2022

A Great Day In Roppongi

Roppongi was so beautiful! Yoko was very humble and she was very open to talking to my mother and I, and would answer any questions we had. Lunch was great with her and going to Mori Art Museum was very interesting. I learned some Japanese with Yoko and had fun while doing it.

Yoko I.

Thank you so much for the fabulous review, Guiomar! I had a lovely time with you and your mother. Though I've been to Roppongi many times, I didn't know the restaurant. Thank you for letting me know such a nice place. Your research was remarkable, your passion for learning Japanese also impressed me a lot. The day with both of you was very fun and memorable. Thank you for having me as your guide and I hope to see you again someday in the near future! とても楽しかったです。どうもありがとうございます:-)

Felicity L.

Jan 29, 2020

Amazing Day in Tochigi

We had an amazing time in Tochigi with Yoko (her hometown). My husband and I were in Tokyo for our honeymoon and when I think of Tokyo in the winter, I think of one thing: strawberry season! And having done a homestay in Tochigi during my student years, I thought, “What better way to introduce Japanese strawberries to my husband than to bring him to a farm for all you can eat strawberry picking—and not just any strawberries, but the ultra rare Tochihime, known to be the sweetest and juiciest strawberry in Japan... so delicate that it can only be eaten in Tochigi itself?” However, it has been some time since my homestay so I found Yoko-san online who helped make it all happen (Big plus: Tochigi is her hometown)! It was a great escape from Tokyo for a day and totally worth it as we were also able to experience inaka-soba (country style soba) at Izuruya and visit the funky Shinshoga Museum (New Ginger Museum).

Yoko I.

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, Felicity-san! I had a lovely time with you and your husband in Tochigi. Thank you for having me as your guide. I was happy to have helped you explore Tochigi on the tour as a part of your honeymoon. Tochigi is my home prefecture, but actually the places we visited were new to me. Furthermore I wasn't aware of Tochihime though Tochigi is famous for strawberries production. I learned from you a lot about my home prefecture! I'm grateful that you gave me such a great opportunity. I was impressed with your deep knowledge about Japan and culture, also your Japanese speaking skills. I hope you had a lovely honeymoon in Japan. I hope I can see you again in the near future. I hope both of you share a long and happy life together.

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Ronald B.

Jan 10, 2020

Yoko Guide tour

Excellent guide and more importantly a nice person.

Yoko I.

Thank you so much for your great review, Ronald! I had a lovely time with you and your sons. It was a very beautiful day with clear sky, I hope you could see a beautiful Mt.Fuji from the Shinkansen going to Kyoto after our tour. I enjoyed talking with you very much, I'm grateful for your kindness. I hope you have a lovely journey in Japan and hope to see you again in the near future. Please take care!

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Nicola B.

Nov 26, 2019

Kamakura highlights

We had such a lovely day with Yoko. She met us at the Yokohama Cruise Terminal and took us by train to Kamakura. She was very knowledgable and taught us alot about Japanese customs. We got to see alot more than we had planned which was a nice surprise. We had a lovely traditional Japanese lunch and we got back to the ship with time to spare so this took any stress away. Yoko went out of her way to accomodate our wishes.

Yoko I.

Thank you very much for such a lovely review, Nicola! I had a lovely day with both of you in Kamakura. It was a very beautiful day and I was very glad that we could go to more places than we had planned. Thank you so much for your cooperation. Talking with you was fun and interesting, and I was pleased to have some similarities with you. I'm grateful for your kindness. I hope both of you come to Tokyo again in the near future and I can see you then.

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