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Shinjuku Kabukicho & Golden Gai Walking Tour

Nightlife
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A trip to Tokyo would not be complete without a visit to Shinjuku, home to Omoide Yokocho, Kabukicho, and the Golden Gai, some of Japan's most unique places. Enjoy Japanese soul food and soak in the atmosphere and neon lights in Japan's liveliest district! See and experience hidden gems that otherwise would not have been known without a guide. Customization of eating and drinking locations is possible on this tour, as well as exploring other areas.

Tokyo Tour Guide - Tim D.
Tim D.
5.00 / 5
(4 reviews)
06:00 PM

Meeting Point

Shinjuku Station

Omoide Yokocho

The tour starts in the retro izakaya area Omoide Yokocho, the nostalgic alleyway filled with great places to eat, where the pleasant smell of barbeque, local dishes, and cheers from the locals inspires. We stop for food and drinks here.

Kabukicho

It's a short walk to Kabukicho, Japan's biggest neon-lit entertainment district, where interesting shops and characters will surely make an impression on you. As we walk through and explore this area the historical, social, and cultural aspects are discussion points.

Golden Gai

Next, we enter the Golden Gai district, a delightful eclectic maze of over 200 bars and pubs unlike anywhere in the world. This area also has an interesting post WWII history and is great place to have a drink and talk to locals.

Kabukicho

We continue our walk back through Kabukicho and explore a bit more as we make our back to the the starting point. Or guests can keep exploring and enjoying the night.

Ending Point

Shinjuku Station

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*Guide fee

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What‘s not included

*Food and drink purchases are not included (Bring at least 4000 yen cash for food and drink purchases).

Tour Important Information

PLEASE NOTE:

*Customization is possible.

*This is a walking tour with one food/drink stop and one or two bar stops.

*Please let me know in advance if you have any food restrictions.

*Much of the walk takes place in Kabukicho. The historical, social, and cultural aspects are discussion points.

*Travel light and wear comfortable walking shoes.

*The tour price does not include the cost of food and drinks.

*Bring at least ¥4000 cash for food and drink purchases.

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Tokyo Tour Reviews

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Derin A.

5 / 5
Jun 24, 2024

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Tokyo
4 hours

Amazing tour of Shinjuku

Great evening tour with Tim in Shinjuku. This is a rather overwhelming side of Tokyo, however under Tim's impeccable guidance it became a rather exhilarating evening. I would never have been able to navigate this on my own. Thank you Tim for a lovely unique experience.

Derin A.

Derin, thank you for the kind review. I appreciate it. It was a pleasure talking to you and showing you some of the highlights in the Shinjuku area. Thank you for being a great guest! Please join me again if you come back to Japan.

D

Dominique C.

5 / 5
Jun 18, 2024

Shinjuku Kabukicho & Golden Gai Walking Tour

Tokyo
3 hours

Unbeatable Experience!

Where do I begin? What an incredible evening with Tim! This was by far one of our favorite evenings in Tokyo. First of, Tim is an American who has lived in Japan for many years, so he is fluent in Japanese. This was really beneficial as he was able to explain in detail the history of the Golden Gai and Omoide Yokocho in a way that was very entertaining and easy to understand. While we had good Japanese guides, having a native english speaker and someone familar with our own culture made the tour feel extremely personalized. We were taken to some extremely tiny bars and traditional restaurants and we thoroughly enjoyed the sights, sounds and tastes of these unique night life areas of Tokyo. Next time I visit Tokyo I will definitely do this tour with Tim again.

Dominique  C.

Dominique, thank you so much for joining me! You and your group were so fun to be with. Thank you for the great pictures and night together. Please join me again if you come back to Japan.

K

Kiko R.

5 / 5
Apr 15, 2024

Shibuya and Shinjuku Tokyo Backstreets Tour

Tokyo
4 hours

Amazing nightlife in Tokyo with Tim

We were a group of 6 friends who wanted to discover the nightlife side of Tokyo. We booked a private tour with Tim and he didn’t disappoint ! Tim was very knowledgable and was able to explain to us the local culture and traditions in perfect English-Canadian. We had so many questions for him and he answered them in a very informative way through his Japanese lenses having lived there for over 25 years and helped us understand how it is different or similar from his westerner background. Don’t feel shy to ask him anything, even the weirdest questions, he will answer you with a straight face! We stopped at 3 places and the last stop was a great bar with so much personality. We would definitely recommend Tim to our friends and family.

Kiko R.

Kiko, thank you so much for joining me! You and your group were so much fun to be with. I enjoyed your company immensely. I appreciated your inquisitiveness and curiosity about Japan. Please join me again if you come back to Japan.

$188/ per group

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