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Private Custom Tour: Tokyo in a Day

By: Venture
  • As you like it: Create a custom half-day or full-day private Tokyo tour
  • Unique sightseeing itineraries: gardens, museums, neighborhoods, and more
  • Your choice: cover must-see sights or under-the-radar attractions
Private Custom Tour: Tokyo in a Day
From US$117.23
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Once a small castle town, Tokyo is now one of the world’s most populous and visited cities. Dive deep into the history and culture of this fascinating metropolis during a private, customizable tour of the Japanese capital. From Meiji Shrine—Japan’s most popular Shinto landmark—to the trendy shops of Harajuku, your very own local guide helps you discover incredible sights that suit every taste and time frame.

What to Expect

Opt for a half-day or full-day guided tour and craft your own one-of-a-kind sightseeing itinerary. For history and culture buffs, you might choose to begin a half-day tour with a visit to Meiji Shrine and its famous massive torii (gates), then move on to the beautiful, expansive gardens of the Imperial Palace. Or you could opt for an in-depth neighborhood tour for an insider’s look at fashion hot spots like Harajuku, Omotesando, or Shibuya.

On full-day tours, you have time to take in even more of the city. Possibly begin by observing sushi chefs haggle for fish at Tsukiji, the world’s largest seafood market. Stroll through gardens like 17th-century Koishikawa Korakuen or Shinjuku Gyoen, once the grounds of a private Edo mansion, and stop into some of the city’s world-famous museums.

For custom excursions on foot, you and your guide use the city’s public transportation system, giving you time to explore neighborhoods at a leisurely pace. If you’ve upgraded to the private vehicle option, enjoy door-to-door pick-up and time to cover more attractions.

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1 - 5 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
A wonderful walking tour!

We had such a wonderful tour with Silvia! She shows us around the Tokyo city, we basically know the whole city in just couple hours. She is knowledgeable and warm, we had such great time with her.

Thank Esther C
Reviewed 5 days ago
Absolutely Amazing Tokyo Tour!!!

We had the good fortune to have the most wonderful tour guide, Misa Tashiro! She was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about Tokyo and Japanese culture and customs. She was so warm, kind and bubbly! We took 2 tours with her. The first day was an...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 1 week ago
The first tour you should do in Japan!

Choosing to do this early within my our tour was the best choice. Our tour guide was Misa and she gave us an amazing experience in Tokyo. The tour consisted of travelling to 4 locations as chosen by us. Here is the breakdown of our...More

1  Thank Luke S
VentureJapan, Manager at Venture, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Luke, Thank you very much for writing your review. I’m glad you enjoyed the tour as much as I did. It was lots of walking under the heat but thank you very much for following me. For the next time when you come back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perfect introduction to Japan!

We were thrilled to have Ayaka as our guide for our first full day in Japan. She provided us with great information about Tokyo, customs, language, history, food, and important sites. She was interesting, smart, and a pleasure to spend time with. We thought a...More

2  Thank webertrips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Must do!!

Tatsuro Eguchi was an amazing guide for my first time in Tokyo. I was there for only 6 days and wanted to see as much as I could. He took my recommendations and delevoped a perfect itinerary. He taught me out to use the metro...More

3  Thank cody g
VentureJapan, Manager at Venture, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Cody, we very much appreciate your time for the great review and I'm glad that you enjoyed your time enough to recommend us and Tatsuro. Fun, professional and flexibility is something we value so great to read it in your comments. Come back...More

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8 July 2018|
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I plan go to japan in mid november 2018. May i know your whatsapp number?
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Hello, I used the Viator app!
30 April 2018|
Response from JJdining |
I would like to do a half day tour and be tranferred to the yokohama cruise port.
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