If you'd like to fully enjoy the east part of Tokyo, this private tour is the one you are looking for.
In the morning, you will visit Tsujkiji, the world's largest fish market where you can enjoy watching and tasting a variety of seafood.
After visiting Tsukiji, the tour will cover Ginza, the most prestigious shopping and dining district with department stores, high fashion boutiques, and many art galleries. Also included is Asakusa, the most popular touristic spot of classic Tokyo with Sensoji-temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo.
The tour will be concluded by visiting the Imperial place plaza, also known as the ruin of Edo samurai castle where you can feel the city with a history over 400 years.
Let's fully enjoy the city like a local, with a national licensed English speaking guide!*
*Visiting order may vary depending on the tour date's condition.
Tsukiji Fish Market
Famous as the world's largest fish market. The market deals with 700,000 metric tons of seafood annually totaling almost 6 billion USD in value.
- Outer Market...around 400 small stands, shops, and restaurants
- Inner Market* (Uogashi-Yokocho)...a block of tiny restaurants and shops primarily made to service the market workers. The famous sushi bar Sushi Daiwa is located here.
- Namiyoke Shrine (guardian shrine for the market and its traders)
* This will NOT include the restricted trading areas for professionals and wholesalers
Tsukiji’s inner market (wholesale area) will move to the new location in Toyosu on October 7, 2018. After the move, the tour will NOT include the inner market and visits the outer market only.
The most prestigious shopping district in Tokyo with many flaghship stores of upscale brands. Many prominent department stores such as Mitsukoshi, Matsuya, and Hankyu are located here in Ginza. The basement food hall of those departement stores called "Depa-chika"sells wide variety of foods in a jewerly-box like packaging showing Japanese addiction to foods.
The oldest temple in Tokyo founded in early 7th century by Hinokuma brothers according to its legend. As the most popular tourist destination for not only foerign visitors, but also Japanese, it attracts more than 30 million visitors annually.
- Senso-ji Temple...The oldest temple in Tokyo founded in early 7th century.
- Kaminari-mon Gate...The gate to the temple with a huge lantern
- Nakamise shopping arcade...250m long shopping arcade with around 90 shop.
Imperial Palace Plaza
Also known as Edo castle ruins, the current Emperor resides here.
Operated on: Mon. through Sat. (except for Tsukiji's holiday)
Suggested Start Time:09:00 - 10:00 a.m. due to Tsukiji's business hours.
Tour Duration: 6 hours
Tour Starts at: Your hotel or other form of accomodation in Tokyo*
Tour Ends at: Your hotel in Tokyo, or the last destination if you prefer
*Please contact us for remote start-off options
Subway and local train
Tour fare per group (up to 6 guests): ¥27,000 (+ 10% consumption tax)
- An English-speaking guide service provided during sightseeing and transfers
- Guide's transportation (unless itinerary changed per customer's request)
- Guide's admission (unless itinerary changed per customer's request)
- Admission: none
- Transportation: approx. ¥1,000 yen depending on where the tour starts
- This is a walking tour. Although subways and trains are used most of the time, you'll be walking a few miles/kilometres during the tour. Please dress casually and wear shoes comfortable for walking.
- Every tour is arranged per each request regardless of the number of guest in a group up to 6 and there won't be any mixed group.