You will be able to know by this tour what Tokyo is all about. Two areas will be taken up for the tour. One area formed around Tokyo station, including Asakusa & Nakamise and Tokyo Imperial Higashi-gyoen (East Garden) will take you back to old days of Tokyo, and another areas located in and around of Shinjuku including Omotesando and Shibuya will show you the new aspect of Tokyo.
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At some hotel in Tokyo where the clients stay
Tokyo New and Old. Tokyo station, Asakusa & Nakamise, Imperial Palace of Higashi-gyoen, Shinjuku area, Meijijingu shrine, Harajuku & Omotesando, Shibuya
Traditional cuisine of Japan for lunch time, at a reasonable price in a decent restaurant based upon your taste
This tour will become a gateway to know Japan. If you continue your tour in Japan after this tour, you will be able to know the meaning of your visit clearly.
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I think the best way to know Tokyo will be to visit both of East side and West side of Tokyo at one time. East side will show you traditional aspect of Tokyo. Of course, Tokyo station will be the mainstay of the assets. And, there will be much more there than meets the eye. Not so far from Tokyo sta. is located Asakusa & Nakamise which is almost a root of contemporary Tokyo. It will be a must to visit if you want to know Tokyo. Then, we will visit Imperial Palace Higashi-Gyoen. There, you will encounter the glorious remnant of Edo Shogunate which reined over Japan from 1600 to 1868 with the duration of 270 years. Samurai spirit which is still estimated highly among the Japanese is rooted in this regime.
By the way, at around here, we would like to have a lunch for the day. How about some restaurant located in Marunouchi area? It is not difficult to find out a good one because there are a lot of restaurants there for office workers. The selection will be left up to you. Even if you are a gourmet intensive person, there will be the one for you.
In the afternoon, we will move to West side of Tokyo to know about the new aspect of Tokyo. At first, we will visit Shinjuku area. Shinjuku has been developed as a new district which will support Tokyo Metropolitan Government. You will see a lot of high-rise buildings symbolizing the trend to catch up with the rapid progress of the world. Near Shinjuku sta. is located Meiji Jingu shrine, which is almost a sanctuary for us who live in the hassle and bustle of the city life. It will also tell you the big change which took place in 1868 in Japan and which symbolizes the modernization of Japan. Then, we will go to Harajuku and Omotesando street. You will be able to know there that a new trend of Japan now, especially in the field of fashion, is born here in this area. If time is permitted, I would like to take you to Shibuya area which is also designated as a town to support the development of Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Shibuya is really the town with the vigor. I would like to show you essence of the town.
Guide fee for the Tokyo one day tour: 23000yen
Picking up clients at some hotel in Tokyo and send them back to the hotel: 4000yen
a. Transportation fee for visitint sightseeing spots within Tokyo:
For a client/ 2000yen for IC card. It costs 2000yen, but when you return the card to railway companies, the deposit money of 500yen will be returned to you.
b. Lunch for clients and guide/ payment on site
c. Admission fee: If clients want to visit some facilities which will require them to pay admission fee, please pay them on site.
I would like to pick up clients at their hotel at around 9:00am because I want to cover almost all the sightseeing spots in a day.
We will use public transportations for moving here and there within Tokyo area. If possible, for the convenience of transferring of trains including JR. private railway and subways, please buy an IC card. It will be 2000yen per person for one day trip in Tokyo.
I think the guide do not have sufficient knowledge on the place we are visiting and also the route. It is a waste of my time and should not be allowed to guide to places where he is not familiar. If he need to read the information given at the place of interest, I also can read and I don't need his service. TQ
Thank you for your review about our two days tour of Nagano. I was careless about skipping the information of Ueda castle to you. It is a long story, but I should have done. And one more, I and my driver feel deeply sorry for being delayed in arriving at the hotel because of making wrong choice of the route on the way back to the hotel.