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Half day Private Tour of Must-not-miss Places in Tokyo

Highlights

Yoshihisa O.

5.00(13) reviews
Tokyo
English, French, Japanese (Native)
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Is this your first visit to Tokyo? If so, this is the best way to see the most iconic places in Tokyo. In four hours, you will cover most of the must-not-miss places in this large city in an most efficient way hearing so many interesting stories about the places you visit. Let's enjoy the charm of Tokyo together.

Itinerary

Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.

Meeting Point

At your hotel or a nearest location convenient

Tsukiji outer fish market; an interesting spot with so many small but uniques shops carrying maritime products and other food. You can also enjoy tasting of Japanese food.

Asakusa; a historic district with a landmark temple of Sensoji and Kaminarimon. The surrounding district with a lot of small shops, restaurants, bars, coffee shops etc etc is also interesting.

Ueno Metroplitan Park; a former family temple of Tokugawa shogunate transformed to a park after the Meiji resrauration. It has a lot of places of interests, such as Toshogu-shrine, a 400 year old shinto shrine with it 5 stories pagodas, Kiyomizu-kannondo temple, Statue of a hero of Meijirestauration, a said to be model of Last Samurai, Museums including the one listed as World Heritage by Unesco etc.

Imperial Palace; A residence and office to the Emperor. This is the former castle of Tokugawa-shogunate built in late 16th century and completed at early 17th century. We can walk inside the garden, Imperial East Garden. You will hear a lot about the Shogunate and the Imperial Family.

Ending Point

At your hotel or a nearest location convenient

What to Expect

Tokyo has so many places of interest, but because it is so many and the city being so large, it is hard to make the priority and to visit all of them at a limited time. Here, you can cover most of the places that you should not miss in Tokyo in an most efficient way. On the spot and also in the subway, you will hear a lot about the interesting histories and stories.

Since this is a private tour, you do not need to bother other people and can be flexible for the time and the course. We may be able to stop at some coffee shops or have rest in the shades if necessary.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation expense (you and guide during the tour, approximately 1k yen, if tickets are bought separately, or can buy a subway pass from several hundreds of yen depending the expiry date), lunch or a coffee (you and guide if any)

Important Information

My tours basically start and end in the Tokyo area. Please note if start from outside Tokyo, transportation fee (to and from) for guide incurred will be added. I would also appreciate being asked about the availability before booking.

On Mondays and Fridays, the Imperial Palace East Garden is closed, however we can enjoy the Palace from outside and go for an extra amusement such as free Kimono experience

Walking for about 10-15k steps, so please wear confortable shoes for walking.

Transportation will be public, such as subway, JR train, or bus. Depending on your convenience, we will choose and get the best pass suitable.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Linda H.

Feb 13, 2020

Tokyo in a day

Yoshihisa put together a tailor made itinerary which worked perfectly incorporating the highlights of Tokyo. We communicated well, exchanging ideas and information all in a very prompt and timely manner given the time difference. Yoshihisa is well travelled, charming and informative, l wouldn't hesitate to book him again or recommend.

Yoshihisa O.

Thank you Linda for your generous words. It was really an exciting moment that I traveled with you in Tokyo. Your enthusiasm of knowing about this city and country encouraged me a lot and made me feel rewarded when we finished our tour. Though we have covered a good part of the city, there are a lot more to dig into, so I trully look forward to seeing you again and share this great moment again with you. Yoshihisa

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Ronel P.

Feb 1, 2020

A tour guide and a friend.

The weather is cold and its raining, but this guy never stops showing us the views of Narita. It was almost 7pm when the tour was over, we’re about to leave Japan at the departure lobby when i found out that my bag is missing and realized i forgot the bag in the restaurant where we eat ramen. Yoshihisa is the first person entered into my mind to ask for help. He answered quickly without hesitation, he took the train, went back to the restaurant and brought my missing bag within 30min. I dont know how i will thank this guy that time. It’s our first time in Japan with a good guide, very professional, he got knowledge, speaks very calm and friendly, Its unforgettable. I highly recommend Yoshihisa for those who wanted to visit Japan, you can’t go wrong. Thank you so much Mister Yoshihisa, I hope we will see each other again my guide, and my friend. Ronel

Yoshihisa O.

Thank you Ronel for having stopt over to Narita despite your tight Schedule and also for your generous words. The weather was wet and cold, but was warm in my heart. From the moment that we met at the gate, I didn't feel like we met for the first time. I was glad that you enjoyed every feature of the temple, the gate, the insence burner, the tower, the front market etc. Yes, the incident at the end was a bit surprise, but even pleasant. It even added a good memory of our friendship. Now I can't believe that it was such a short period of time that we were together. You stay always in my heart with a good memory of an evening in Narita, and I am looking forward to seeing you again. Thank you . Yoshihisa

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Serena D.

Jan 25, 2020

Very Helpful

I had Yoshihisa meet my family of 9 at the airport and get us to our accomodation in Shinagawa. He helped us get our train tickets, suica card and even hire a mobile phone. Fantastic commmunication. Highly recommend.

Yoshihisa O.

Thank you Serena for your generous comment. It was really a fun for me too to be with a family like yours. I hope you all had great time in Japan. Though it was unfortunate that we missed an Opportunity to spend a full day traveling in Tokyo because of the volcanic eruption in the Philippines, I am hoping that we have another Opportunity to meet and spend great time together like we did this time. Wishing all the best to you and your family, Yoshihisa

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Quennie W.

Jan 20, 2020

Very accommodating and friendly!

Thanks Yoshihisa for all your help!

Yoshihisa O.

Thank you Quennie. I hope your layover in Tokyo went smooth and all your family were happy. I look forward to the next Opportunity to meet and travel in Tokyo together. Wishinf all the happiness for you and your family, Yoshihisa

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