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TOKYO Tour 3: JPY20,000 (for a 5-hour tour)

TOKYO TOURS

Our tours are private tours and the tour fee is for the group of your own. We do not mix tours with other groups.

  • TOKYO Tour 3JPY20,000 (for a 5-hour tour)

    This tour is recommended for those who would like walking through the back streets and into a residential area and then to the trendiest shopping districts of Tokyo to see the life of Tokyo people through the historical and modern parts of Tokyo. Visit unique local temple and a well-designed Japanese garden where the wedding banquets are often held. We will then visit most exciting shopping districts, Harajuku and Shibuya and its renown scramble intersection when these towns become lively later during the tour. You will see the latest fashion enjoyed by the young Tokyo’s trend leaders.

    Meeting time and place

    At 9:30am in the lobby of your hotel in Tokyo. (For those staying at airbnbs, we will designate the best place to meet you.)

    Transport

    We ride JR trains and subways so you can get used to using them. One of the purposes of this tour is for you to be orientated to the transport in the city. Our guide will also give you suggestions on how to spend the rest of your stay in Tokyo

    Visit

    A beautifully landscaped Japanese garden, with water hall and flowers of the season. The part of building is designated as a Tangible Cultural Asset in Japan. A small temple which went through a dramatic destiny at Edo period. Its 520 stone statue of Boddhisatvas are sure to be a picturesque site. Harajuku Takeshita-dori street, the youngsters’ fashion trend spot Shibuya scramble intersection, a gigantic heart of Tokyo, one of the busiest crossing in the world, where 500,000 pedestrians a day wait and cross coming from all directions

    Lunch

    Our tours never take you to the touristy restaurants. We will choose one considering your requests, to enjoy traditional Japanese food, soba/udon noodle, ramen noodle, tonkatsu, tempura, sushi…. you name it! Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions.

    ***Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions. In Japan, most of the food are cooked in a broth made of kelp and dried bonito flakes (dashi broth). Thus, if you cannot accept dashi, we will have to choose some Western style food.

    Ending time and place

    The tour will end at Shibuya, then you can enjoy shopping at brand-new shopping district, Shibuya Scramble Square, to see the view of Tokyo from the roof top of Shibuya Sky.

    Extended tour

    For 6-hour: JPY32,000
    For 7-hour: JPY35,000

    Special request

    After the tour, if you are interested in traditional Japanese Wadaiko (Japanese drums), why don’t you join the lesson at Wadaiko class?

    A lesson in Wadaiko offers the chance to perform Nagado Daiko and enjoy its dynamic rhythm. You can feel refreshed after an energetic percussion lesson.

    (Fees and details)
    1. Fees:
    - Lesson fee of JPY3000 yen per person
    - One hour private room rental fee of JPY3300 plus tax per group
    The lesson fee includes one Nagado taiko, bachi sticks

    2. Detail of the lesson for 60 minutes
    - Basic tips (5 min.)
    - Beating the drums (40 min.)
    - Performing all the rhythms learned in the lesson (15 min.)

    reservation
    Tour name*
    Full name*
    E-mail*
    City, date, tour number and number of hours*
    (e.g. Kyoto, November 1st 2016, Tour 1, 5-hour)
    Starting time(s)*
    (e.g. Kyoto tours: 9am, Tokyo tours: 9:30am)
    Meeting place(s)*
    (e.g. Kyoto tours: Hyatt Regency Kyoto, Tokyo tours: Hyatt Tokyo)
    Number of participants*
    First names of all participants (if more than one person)
    Any information you want the guide to know about you (e.g. dietary restrictions,ending place etc.)

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