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Must-see Highlights w/ SAKE Tasting

Highlights
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We will visit the must-see spots in Tokyo: Meiji Jingu Shrine, East Gardens and Asakusa with Nakamise Souvenir Shopping Streets.

Sightseeing spots in Tokyo is widely spread.

At the end of the tour, we will do SAKE TASTING. You might find the sake list overwhelming but I would advise you which ones to drink as a Kikisake-shi.

Tokyo Tour Guide - Yoko T.
Yoko T.
4.84 / 5
(131 reviews)
10:00 AM

Meeting Point

Harajuku Station (in front of New Days, convenience store near Omote-Sando ticket gate)

10:00 AM

Harajuku Station (in front of New Days, convenience store near Omote-Sando ticket gate)

10:10 AM

Meiji Jingu Shrine

11:40 AM

Meiji Jingu Mae Station

12:00 PM

Lunch: Tsukiji/ Restaurant near Tokyo Station etc.

If you have any food allergies please let me know. Also please let me know what you would like to have for lunch

01:10 PM

East Gardens (not on Mondays and Fridays)/ Double Bridge

Visit the beautiful gardens and learn about the Imperial Family and the history of Edo, older days of Tokyo

02:30 PM

Takebashi Station

03:00 PM

Asakusa (Sensoji Temple, Asakusa Shrine and Nakamise Shopping Street)

The most lively tourist spot in Tokyo

04:40 PM

Izakaya

I will choose one of the Izakayas based on your request and accomodation where you can taste various Sake.

Some places are standing bars. If non-drinkers are in your group, I will choose a place where they could have soft drinks.

07:00 PM

At your hotel or Izakaya or a station close by

Ending Point

At your hotel or Izakaya or a station close by

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

GUIDING FEE

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What‘s not included

Hotel pick-up (If necessary, pay 2000 yen when we meet at the hotel)

Transportation fare (You and guide: Tokyo Metro One day Ticket is ¥600, Yurikamome Monorail Shinbashi to Odaiba is ¥330, Water Cruise from Odaiba to Hinode Sanbashi is ¥480, it is OK to use the Monorail round trip, or skip the Odaiba part, the rest depends on your hotel and requests),

meals, snacks, BEVERAGES

admission fee (Basically none is necessary for the listed spots)

Tour Important Information

MINORS below 20 years old are NOT ALLOWED to drink alcohols in Japan but there are places that they could soft drinks while you drink Sake.

If you have any food allergies, please let me know.

The sightseeing spots are scattered around the big City of Tokyo, e.g. from Asakusa to Meiji Shrine would take approximately forty-five minutes.

Shopping spots might take much more time, because there are quite crowded and shopping usually takes time.

We will basically use Tokyo Metro One day Ticket ¥600, but if you have JR Pass or would like to see the City itself from the train, we will use JR, too, if you would like to. Asakusa, however, is not close to any JR station but only Metro Subway station.

There are various kinds of sakura in the Japanese Gardens or Ueno Park :-)

Or if you don't want to, please make sure to tell me so, but Meiji Jingu Shrine would be an hour walk at least, anyway.

East Gardens will be closed on Mondays and Fridays.

ke, not only traditional dry type but also quite fruity and some sweet ones. Give them a try!!

We are supposed to WALK A LOT, so PLEASE WEAR WALKING SHOES.

Highheels or sandals might give you a hard time. There is no ca

There is BAGGAGE INSPECTION at the entrances of East Gardens.

For typical tourist souvenirs, you can get them at places like Asakusa.

Sake list might be quite overwhelming and hard to imagine what it tastes like but just looking at the name, but I can advise you what to drink if you tell me your preference.


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It will be first booked, first served basis, but could you make inquiries before booking?


If you're interested in TOKYO, MOUNT FUJI, or NIKKO, please CHECK the TOURS before you make inquiries.


(Some transportation for Mount Fuji or Nikko might be fully booked if you do last minute booking.)


I could also guide KYOTO, HIMEJI etc. if you will cover my transportation fare round trip from Tokyo.


If you'd like a car chartered, please check the PRIVATE CARS TOUR by yourself.

It's concerned with your budget, so I'm afraid I cannot make arrangements for that, but I will be happy to guide you with the car you chartered.


It's impossible to make quotes without knowing the spots you would like to visit.

Nikko and Mount Fuji are approximately two hours on Limited Express from Shinjuku or Asakusa.

Tokyo is not a compact city, but a huge one.


If you have difficulties with stairs, please tell me in your message. Thank you.

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Tokyo Tour Reviews

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Jeremy A.

5 / 5
May 30, 2024

Tokyo Up-to-You Tour

Tokyo
8 hours

Excellent

Yoko met us at our hotel and showed us the historic areas of Tokyo like we requested. She was very informative and her English is better than most people in the U.S.

Jeremy A.

Wow, thank you for your prompt reply. It was fun meeting you and your family. The mom and daughter quiz competition was highlight of the day. I hope you enjoy the rest of your stay. Thank you again for the lovely day, Yoko

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Hubert Z.

5 / 5
May 17, 2024

Tokyo Up-to-You Tour

Tokyo
8 hours

Great Tour - highly recommend

This was my wife and mine first time in Japan and Yoko was phenomenal. We did a full day tour but that included lunch and some beers with plenty of opportunities to take great photos. Yoko is very friendly and nice and did a great job teaching us about the history and culture through the day but in a very friendly and conversational way. Highly recommend Yoko!

Hubert Z.

I appreciate your great review, Hubert san. I had a great time with you and your lovely wife Brittany san. It is my first time talking about retirement and health care over Asahi Extra Cold at that restaurant. It was so interesting talking with both of you. I started to watch "Tokyo Vice" and looking forward to watching Episode 7 of Season 2 tonight, which broadcast is a little delayed compared to the States. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and come again in the future. Thank you again for the lovely day, Yoko

Ueno Park and East Garden of the Imperial Palace with Yoko - excellent day

When we met Yoko at our hotel, the first thing she did was point out the view of Mount Fuji from the hotel. She said that usually you cannot see it from Tokyo in May. We knew from there that Yoko would be providing valuable information along the way. This tour is important, not only to see the beautiful grounds and shrines, but also because of its links to the past, especially of the Shogun era in Japan in the Edo period. Yoko, brings along her expertise and teaches those she guides. It’s a great learning experience and she keeps photos and drawings of the Edo period with her. It helps make it a great tour. Yoko is also very nice and her English is perfect haven’t spent years in the US. She also helped my wife at a restaurant order with an allergy. We were lucky to have a warm, sunny day with a nice breeze. It was a perfect Saturday in May in Tokyo and a great tour. Thanks Yoko.

Len B.

Thank you so much for such an amazing review, Len san. We were blessed with the perfect weather to explore East Gardens and Ueno Park and I was glad both of you were keen enough to walk to visit the sightseeing spots. Not only Mount Fuji, we could see some cherry blossoms still blooming at East Gardens. I really enjoy the conversations with you. As I have two guests in a row talking about "Tokyo Vice" I started watching it and soon I'm going to finish the 2nd Episode of Season 1. Some scenes of Shogun is quite gross but it is so authentic and "Last Samurai" is a marvelous movie with beautiful Samurai spirits, Bushido, which Ken Watanabe who is also in Tokyo Vice played the role of Last Samurai. I hope you enjoy Kyoto and your cruise too. Thank you again for the lovely day, Len sama and Sheryl sama.

$274/ per group

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