Information tour in Shinjuku (for the first visit to Tokyo)

Day Trip

Yumi I.

5.00(17) reviews
2 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

Shinjuku is the most prominent area in Tokyo. Shinjuku is the busiest railway station, which interchanges to JR lines, three subway lines and three private lines. As for sightseeing, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building observatories, shopping street, Godzilla head and Kabuki-cho entertainment and amusement area, etc, welcome you.

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Feel free to personalize this offer.

Meeting Point

at near JR Shinjuku station (available upon your request)

Kabuki-cho (Godzilla head, Samurai museum, Robot restaurant, etc.)

Tokyo Metropolitan Government building

BUSTA Shinjuku, Shinjuku Southern terrace,

Shopping area

Ending Point

Shinjuku station or anywhere around Shinjuku station

What to Expect

This tour is recommended for the tourists who visit Japan first and/or visit Tokyo first and on the first day of your trip in Tokyo.

The information are available according to your interests and plans. If you have any special shops and restaurants in Shinjuku, I will show you how to get there. I try to provide timely event information and therefore, I wish you could have maximum fun while staying in Tokyo.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, Hotel pick-up (only around Shinjuku Station. If you stay at a hotel located in other places, additional charge for 1000 yen per group is required.)

What‘s not included

Transportation fee.

Important Information

available until 18:00. I can guide you in Kawagoe, Hakone, Kamakura if you pay my transportation fee.

This tour is external tour before the stores and facilities open and just give you not only information of the sightseeing around the Shinjuku station but also useful information for tourists in Tokyo.

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 transportation fee?

It depends on where you would like to go. If we just walk around the Shinjyuku station, there will be no transportation fee. If we go to a few places around Shinjyuku by taking subways, it will be about a few hundred yen per person.

Are there any charges for children?

No charge for children under 12 years old.



Penny R.

Sep 12, 2019

One Day Tokyo Tour

I booked Yumi for my first day in Tokyo to show me around and to help me learn the subway system. Yumi responded very quickly to my enquiry and after finding out which places I was interested in visiting, she came up with a plan for our day together. She met me at my hotel and we spent the day exploring Tokyo by train and on foot. At the end of our tour she returned me to my hotel and gave me brochures and maps so that I could continue exploring the city by myself during the following two days that I was there. I really enjoyed my day with Yumi, she was very friendly, extremely helpful and it felt like I was being shown around the city by a friend. I would highly recommend Yumi as a guide.

Yumi I.

Penny san, Thank you so much for your excellent review. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your first visit to Tokyo. In Tokyo, transportation network is very complicated, so I wanted you to learn how to use the convenient network in Tokyo and enjoy staying in Tokyo. I'm so happy it seems to have worked and as well that you remember all the time we shared. I also enjoy the tour with you to talk about many things. Thank you so much and please come again with your family. Yumi


Klara K.

May 17, 2019

Wonderful guide!!!!

Yumi was absolutely wonderful in every way! Very knowledgable, accommodating, helpful. I had the best day with her and saw so many placed!!!

Yumi I.

Klara san, Thank you for your wonderful review ! you are a professional traveler, having lots of curiosities and strong desire to enjoy staying in Tokyo and other places in Japan. I was very surprised with your organization and gathering information and booking many exciting things. I enjoyed very much sharing the time with you. I wish you would make a lot of amazing "WOW" memories in Japan in the rest of your staying in Japan. Arigato!! Yumi


Lorraine C.

Apr 24, 2019

What you can learn about Tokyo in one day.

It’s not how much you see, but what and how much you can learn in one day, not just about this great city, but also about its people. People like Yumi, friendly, interesting, informative, knowable, willing to go out of her way, all add to one’s experiences and instill an interest and yearning to return. Yumi was the perfect guide for us.

Yumi I.

Hi, Lorraine san and Bob san, thank you so much for the excellent review. This time, your staying in Tokyo is limited, so I wanted you to make best use of your time in a productive way. Both of you are so knowledgeable and familiar with Japanese culture, food and so on, and told me lots of interesting subject. I learned many things during the tour and enjoyed sharing the time with you. I would like to make efforts to progress and expand my expertise. I hope you will make wonderful memories in the rest of your staying in Japan. I'm looking forward to seeing you again near future. Have a good journey in Japan !


Catherine D.

Apr 17, 2019

Wonderful day in Tokyo

Yumi is a wonderful guide. We had a fantastic day with her. We were able to visit a lot of great places which we would never have found by ourselves. She explained the metro system which is so complicated especially if you can’t read the Japanese signs. We loved the shrines and the temple we went to where we learnt of the symbols and how to offer a prayer. She took us to various shopping places which were all so different and interesting. We had a lovely lunch together. She gave us a lot of interesting information about the history of the places we visited. We strongly recommend Yumi as a guide. A wonderful experience. Thank you so much Yumi.

Yumi I.

Hi Catherine san. Thank you for your wonderful review and I really happy to hear that my information helped your first visit to Japan. I also enjoyed the tour with you very much and George san, you’re very nice and wonderful and sophisticated couple, I learned many things yesterday . I wish you would enjoy the rest of your journey in Japan and create many unforgettable memories. Take care and have a good days. Thank you again Yumi

$44/ per person

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