One day Tokyo tour- customized for you


Yoko I.

4.89(74) reviews
English, Japanese (Native)
7 hours 30 min
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

There are a lot of attractive sites in Tokyo, the biggest city in Japan. I'll arrange the tour based on your preference and thoughts. If you come to Tokyo for the first time, I'd recommend you to visit highlights, such as Sensoji temple and Meiji Jingu shrine and modern area like Shibuya or Harajuku. If you're interested in hidden gems, please feel free to ask me. I'm happy to arrange the tour for you. Let's enjoy exploring Tokyo on the tour!

Meeting Point

At your hotel

10:20 AM

Meiji Shrine and Harajuku

02:00 PM

Asakusa and Sensoji-temple

03:30 PM

Somewhere you're interested in

Ending Point

At your hotel or any place that you'd like to finish the tour

What to Expect

You can choose several places to visit.

If you visit the places and just stay there for a short time, then I’d recommend you to choose 4 places.

If you’d like to take your time on each places such as shopping or relaxing at cafe, then I’d recommend you to pick up 3 places.

After I hear your request and thought, I'll arrange the tour for you.

Basically duration time of the tour is 7.5 hours, but the tour could be extended if you like.

And also starting time of the tour can be changed upon your request - such as 9:30 or 10:30.

The following list is some places for the tour.

Meiji shrine and Harajuku, Omotesando – the area has the biggest shrine in Tokyo surrounded by nature and fashionable shopping street.

Senso-ji temple and Asakusa – has the oldest temple in Tokyo. You can enjoy the hustle and bustle atmosphere there.

Shinjuku – has the busiest station in the world with a lot of office workers, tourists and students. There are a lot of department stores for shopping.

You can enjoy Tokyo view from the observatory of Tokyo Government Office building.

Shibuya – is famous for the busiest crossing in the world. The area is also popular among young people for shopping.

Tsukiji fish market – is the biggest fish market in the world. The market is closed on Wednesday, Sunday and national holidays.

Imperial Palace and the gardens – you can’t go inside the Palace, but the gardens has lovely parks and Japanese garden. The gardens are closed on Monday and Friday.

Ginza – is famous shopping area which has many nice shops and restaurants.

Akihabara – is a nice place for shopping electrical goods, games, animation products. The area is sacred spot for games and anime lovers.

Kagurazaka – small, but lovely place packed with nice restaurants, bars and cafes.

Backstreets of Harajuku, Omotesando area – lovely place which is good for strolling and shopping for clothes, fancy goods and antiques.

Japanese gardens – Rikugien garden, Hamarikyu garden, and so on.

Art museums – Nezu Museum in Aoyama: famous for Japanese/Asian exhibitions and a beautiful Japanese garden.

The National Art Center, Tokyo in Roppongi: beautiful architecture of the building and so on.

If you are interested in any other area of Tokyo, please let me know.

If there are anything that you are interested in doing, eating in Tokyo, please feel free to tell me.

Please let me know if you have any food allergies or restrictions.

I'm looking forward to seeing you!

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, transportation fares for me, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

transportation fares for you, lunch, entrance fee

Important Information

We use public transportation such as trains and subways. If you prefer using a private vehicle, I can arrange a car with a professional driver with additional cost.

Please let me know if you have any food allergies or restrictions.

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



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.


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!


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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