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Please join a memorable tour for nontouristic experience!

Off the Beaten Path

Yoshi S.

5.00(2) reviews
Tokyo
English
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

I'll pick up you at your hotel and take you to less touristic areas, Fukagawa and Shibamata, which are reminiscent of old townscape in Edo, former name of Tokyo. You can enjoy more comfortable and traditional atmosphere apart from the hustle and bustle of popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo. And at the end of my tour I'll take you to your favorite shopping area, Ginza or Shibuya before leaving.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

Fukagawa Fudo : A branch temple of Naritasan Shinshoji Temple where you can join Goma Fire Ritual (Goma Ceremony) held every day in front of a consecrated fire

Shibamata Taishakuten: An old Buddhist temple formally called Daikyoji Temple where a rare Buddhist image of old Indian Heavenly Deity is enshrined

Yamamoto-tei: A wooden architecture where you can enjoy Japanese-Western design harmony and beautiful garden

Ferry boating on Edo River: You can enjoy an unforgettable experience of ferry boating on Edo River

Ending Point

At your favorite shopping area

What to Expect

You can touch the authentic Japan through the follwing experiences;

-Visiting old and less turistic temples,

-Purification of your spirit in front of Goma Ritual Ceremony,

-Enjoying a sophisticated building and a beautiful garden,

-Ferry boating on Edo river dating from Edo period.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

-guide fee, -hotel pick up

What‘s not included

-transportation fee for you and guide (about ¥1,000/ea), -lunch for you and guide (about ¥1,500/ea), -entrance fee for you and guide (Yamamoto-tei ¥100/ea), -ferry boat fee for you and guide (¥400/ea)

Important Information

I am available from 9am to 5pm everyday. I am flexible to one day trip to Mt.Fuji, Hakone, and Nikko if you pay my transportation fee.

You can join the Goma Fire Ritual free of charge. However, If you have a particular blessing and want a wooden amulet held over the fire as a proof of this prayer, some ceremony fee is required. (¥5,000~¥100,000)

The availability of ferry boating is dependent on the weather conditions.

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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Barbara A.

Apr 7, 2019

Excellent guide

Yoshi speaks great english. He is a terrific guide and very nice!! We had such a good day

Yoshi S.

Hola Barbara, Thank you for your feedback. I really enjoyed being with you too. I look forward to seeing you in the future. Yoshi

J

Joseph E.

Apr 1, 2019

Tokyo in two days

We were very happy with Yoshi showing us Tokyo in two days. His English, knowledge of the city and history were very good. He is a very pleasant person. We highly recommend his services.

Yoshi S.

Dear Joseph, Thank you for your warm message. I hope you are enjoying cruising to China. I look forward to seeing you again in the future. Yoshi

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