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Japanese Gardens and Origami Workshop in Central Tokyo

3 Hours
up to 5 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

The tour consists of two characteristic Japanese cultures; typical strolling style Japanese gardens, Rikugien, and origami paper folding. Rikugien is one of nine Japanese gardens of Tokyo Metropolis. Its strolling style gardens have fine and warm touch with images of scenery in classical Japanese poems. After the visit, you will be invited to the guide’s residence nearby, and have one hour joyful origami workshop.

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Feel free to personalize this offer with Koichiro.

  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM: Pick you up at your hotel

  • 9:30 AM: Rikugien Japanese Gardens

  • 10:45 AM: Origami workshop in a private house

  • 12:00 PM: Break up at a nearby station

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in central Tokyo
Ending Point Tokyo Metro Myogadani Station (M23) or Toei Subway Sengoku Station (I14)

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, origami workshop with instruction and materials, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

Traveling expense from your hotel to JR or Tokyo Metro Komagome Station (for you and your guide)
Matcha tea with sweet (for you and your guide): 620 JPY/person when taken
Admission fee for Rikugien (for you only): 300 JPY/person
Other fees and expenses (for you and your guide) during the tour if any


Tours will restart when the situation allows you to travel around.

Starting time is flexible and to be discussed before booking.
The maximum acceptable number of guests is five including children.
For the origami workshop:
You do not need to have any experience of origami paper folding.
All required tools and materials will be ready, and you do not need any preparation.
Guests younger than five years old may have difficulty for the work

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from GoWithGuide.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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