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Tsukiji Outer Market, Garden, Asakusa, Shibuya, Harajuku

Art, Culture, & Historical

Shizuko T.

5.00(14) reviews
Tokyo
English
7 hours 30 min
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

This tour is designed for visiting the most popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo in a limited time.

You 'll be able to watch both sides of Tokyo, Traditional and Modern in a day.

A guide gives you a detailed information of public transporatiation system, how to buy/use IC transportation card etc, so that you can go around Tokyo by yourselves easily from next day.


Meeting Point

At your hotel

09:00 AM

Your hotel

meet at your hotel in Tokyo

09:30 AM

Tsukiji Outer Market

The vivid and exciting market place where more than 400 various kind of small shops and restaurants are line with each other

In narrow lanes.

The best place to watch and try fresh Japanese food in Tokyo.

Enjoy walking and eating BBQ (or skewered) of oyster, prawn, eel, scallop, tuna, squid, beef etc.

And delicious Japanese ramen, udon and Sushi, as well.

One more popular item in Tsukiji is a world-famous "Cooking Knife" made in Japan.

High quality and sharpness inherit a traditiion of producing Samurai sword.

It's fun just to watch Japanese cooking knives.

I hope you enjoy the nice and very unique atmosphere in Tsukiji to the full.

*Walk from Tsukiji Outer market to Hamarikyuugarden

11:00 AM

Hamarikyu garden:

Typical Japanese circuit style garden during the Edo period built in 1654.

It locates along side of Tokyo Bay, only 10~15 minutes walking distance from Tskiji Outer market.

Many features in old days still remain throughout the garden, a unique wild duck hunting fields for Shogun, tea-houses etc.

At one of the tea-houses, you can enjoy Japanese maccha-tea & sweet on tatami-mat room or at table/chair outside terrace.


12:30 PM

Asakusa

We visit Asakusa sensoji-temple (the oldest temple in Tokyo date back to the middle of 7th century) and interesting area around, too.

Here, you can see and experience Japanese traditions, customs and cultures which we are still follow even today.

Visit must-see spots such as Kaminarimon gate (the gate of thunder), huge paper lantern, Nakamise shopping street, the main hall etc.

We drop in interesting souvenir-shops (sweets, maccha-cafe, kimono-shop etc.) as you like.

**** Lunch at Asakusa*****

Japanese food, Sushi, Tempura, Unagi(eel) Ramen, Udon, Okonomiyaku (Japanese pizza), Oden, Beef-cutlet (recommend),

Yakitori (grilled chicken skewer ) etc.

*** Halal lunch is available. (Please request me) I have many experience to guide for people of the Islam.


02:30 PM

Shibuya

Cross a famous Scramble-Crossing and walk around a back street of Shibuya for a while.

Take a photo with a faithful dog HACHI in front of Shibuya station.

03:00 PM

Harajuku

Please choose from (A)or (B)

If there's enough time left, I take you to both (A)and (B)

(A) Visit Meiji shrine: Built to be dedicated to the divine souls of Emperor Maiji and Empress shoken.

More than 10 millions of people visit this shrine per year, on new years days, new born babies' baptism, wedding ceremonies etc.

You may come across Japanese style of wedding groups in the precincts.

(B) Just take a photo in fronto of the big gate of Meiji Shrine and then move to

Takeshita Stree : a mecca of girls' KAWAII-fashion.

and

Omotesado street: Comfortable nice shopping street, Kiddy land, Cat street, high-end brand shops.etc.

04:30 PM

End of the tour: at JR Harajuku station or where you 'd like around Harajuku.

End the tour at 16:30.

If you'd like a guid to escort you to the hotel, please request me.

I finish the tour at your hotel at 16:30. (hotel drop-off service is free of charge)


Ending Point

JR Harajuku station or where you would like

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

hotel pick-up fee in Tokyo

guide's lunch and drink

What‘s not included

* Transportation fee for you and a guide during the tour.

* your lunch and drink

* admission fee (garden) Hamarikyu garden 300yen/12~64years old, 150yen /over 65 years old, free/under 11years old

* optional maccha-tea & sweet service at the tea-house at Hamarikyuu Garden 850yen

* Hotel Pick-up service outside of Tokyo (contact me)


Important Information

Private tour

Only for you and your group

1. Admission fee of Hamarikyu garden ( 300yen /person over 12 years old , 150yen/over 65 years old, free under 12 years old )

2. Halal lunch is available.

3. The means of transportation from Hamarikyu to Asakusa, the Sumida-river Cruising (water bus) is available.

But at the present this route is suspended under the Covit-19 pandemic.

It'll be re-operated in soon, I guess. Please contact me if your're interested in this plan.

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

Reviews

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Olivia F.

Sep 30, 2019

Special Treatment - First Class Experience

Shizuko was great with me and my family. We had 2 kids on the tour and she accommodated all of our special requests to ensure we had an awesome time. The highlights were how she came prepared with great facts and details and how she interacted with my kids, they are 12 and 9. She is top notch and if we ever come back and need a guide we will definitely use her again. I highly recommend her services.

Shizuko T.

Dear Olivia, Thank you very much for your wonderful review for me. I really appreciated it. I’m so glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour with me. I was so happy to see that your children could get their favorite toys at the Kiddy Land. And it was fun to talk and share time with your mother, too. Thank you again for having me as your guide this time. Please give my best regards to your husband, mother and lovely two children. I hope you enjoy the rest of your days in Japan and see your again someday in the future. Shizuko

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Allan P.

Jul 11, 2019

We enjoyed a wonderful day with Shizuko

We enjoyed a wonderful day with Shizuko inspite of the rainy day, she changed our tour because of the rain for other fun things to do & to see some other great site's which turned out to be a great day of enjoying Tokyo, Thankyou Shizuko for helping our tour with you being Fantasic for us 4 Aussies, Allan, Annette, Judy & David

Shizuko T.

Dear Allan, Annette, Judy and David, Thank you very much for sending me such a wonderful and warm review. Your kind review really encouraged me. And I’m so glad to know that you were satisfied with the tour with me. Because it was too heavy rain to take a waterbus and we had to change some parts of the original plan. I appreciate for having me as your guide. I hope you had enjoyed other districts in Japan, too. If I have a chance to see you again in the future, it would be great. Thank you very much again, Allan, Annette, Judy and David! Shizuko

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Eva H.

Apr 30, 2019

Great guide and lovely person

Suzuko was our guide for two days in Tokyo. It was easy to work with her prior to our visit to develop a plan that efficiently fit in all of our wish list sights. Most importantly, she was a delight to be with—her English was perfect, she was extremely knowledgeable, was flexible when we wanted to linger or move along and quickly picked up on our interests so she could adjust the pacing and focus on information that she thought we would find interesting. She went above and beyond!!! When she met us for the second day of touring she came with tons of information for the rest of our stay. She wrote out instructions for the taxi driver to get us to the correct entrance to the Tokyo station for our bullet train, wrote out subway directions to get us there, drew a map of the relevant area of Tokyo station so we could find the office we needed to redeem our vouchers, wrote out instructions and a map of how to redeem our Suica card and gave us maps and guidebooks for Kyoto. She even texted me with restaurant recommendations while we were in Kyoto. We couldn’t have found a better guide.

Shizuko T.

Dear Eva, Thank you very much for your warm and kind review. I am so happy to know that you were satisfied with my guiding in Tokyo. Although the second day of the tour was extremely cold like winter, I was glad to complete the tour to the end. I hope you've enjoyed many things in Tokyo including a hot spring bath in Shinjuku. I hope to see you again sometime in the future. Please give my best regard to Alexa. Thank you very much again, Eva.

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Eric M.

Apr 22, 2019

Great guide for a first time traveler

First time in Japan and as a solo traveler and she helped me ease up on the nerves I've had and made feel more comfortable around Tokyo and the transit system. She is very knowledgeable and friendly and shown me aound from Asakusa to Shibuya on the Yamanote Line and even to Odaiba. We even went to a Maid Cafe in Akihabara, which was the highlight of the tour I would say. Haha. I still find it funny that you shown me the Statue of Liberty for the first time and as an American I never seen the New York version. A Japanese person showing an American the Statue of Liberty. Haha, I'll never forget that. Overall, sad to see the tour is over. Loved you being my guide! Would book again if I could!

Shizuko T.

Dear Eric, Thank you very much for your wonderful review for me. I’m so glad to know that you enjoyed and were satisfied with the tour with me. I myself enjoyed the touring you and had a nice experience at Maid Café especially. It was so lucky for us to enjoy their pretty dancing and singing at the stage. I had also funny feeling to guide you (an American) the Statue of Livery in JAPAN. You have a lot of plans to do in Japan, I hope my guiding will help you to get around by yourself easily all over Japan. I hope you'll enjoy the rest of your days in Japan to the fullest. If I could have a chance to guide you again, it would be great. Thank you again. Shizuko

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