Japanese culture is without a doubt one of the most popular and influential cultures in the world. From delectable cuisine to intriguing pop culture and divine religions, Japan is ancient and modern at the same time.
No trip to Tokyo is complete without visiting Shibuya, Harajuku and Shinjuku. Let me take you on a multi-faceted journey to experience deep-rooted traditions and the chaotic dynamism of Tokyo!
Hotel pick up within Tokyo 23 wards or Shibuya station
Hotel pick up within Tokyo 23 wards or meet at Shibuya station
We arrive at Shibuya, the epi-center of modern Japanese culture to pay homage to Hachiko, Japan's most famous dog. Experience first-hand why Scramble Crossing is the busiest intersection in the world. We will also take a quick stroll around to soak in the vibrant energy.
Next, we visit Meiji Jingu Shrine in Harajuku, largest Shinto shrine in Tokyo. Feel the mystical energy of your forest walk. Then, we take a short walk to Takeshita Street, where Kawaii ( Cute ) culture originated. You will be mind-blown by cosplay trends, selfie booths & rainbow candy floss!
One of Tokyo's largest and most popular parks. With an expansive oasis of beautiful gardens once reserved for royalty, this is a relaxing escape from the busy urban center.
Your tour ends back at your hotel or Shinjuku station
Hotel within Tokyo 23 wards or Shinjuku station
This tour is suitable for you to experience modern and traditional Japanese culture together all in one day ! First, you will feel the pulsating vibes of the modern Tokyo in Shibuya. Then, be transported into the sacred land of deities and learn about Shinto religion at Meiji Jingu Shrine. Next, at Takeshita Street, you will see why this is the prime spot for kooky trends and teen culture. Lastly, the meandering lawns and tranquil scenery of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden will calm your mind and senses.
We can stop for lunch and breaks anytime you like.
This tour can be personalized to your requests. Feel free to contact me for a customized itinerary.
This is a walking tour so please wear comfortable shoes.
We will use public transport ( train / bus ) to move from one venue to another.
Guide fee for 6 hours
Hotel pick up ( within Tokyo 23 wards )
Lunch / food / drink ( you & guide)
Transport fee ( you and guide )
Entrance fee ( you & guide) - Shinjuku Gyoen 500 yen p / person
I can only do day tour in Tokyo and its surrounding on weekdays.
The meet-up time indicates the start of the tour.
Travel insurance is not covered by this tour. Please ensure to buy for yourself.
Some places may not accept credit cards. Please bring sufficient cash.
Please bring your passport along for tax-free exemption during shopping.
This tour will not be conducted during instances of extreme weather such as heavy rain, typhoons and snowstorms.
Please advise if you have any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or other specific requests.
Samantha did an excellent job showing us Asakusa. Her English was perfect and I would definitely hire her again and recommend her to anyone. Thanks for a great tour!
Hi Sue thank you for your kind review. It was a great pleasure meeting you and Marc. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your day with me. Looking forward to an opportunity of seeing and your family in Tokyo again.