Tokyo Private Tour

Tokyo is a city where history and traditional culture merge with the latest fashion, dining and modern architecture. Explore the gigantic city with your tour guide to discover a variety of aspects in Tokyo.

Sample Itinerary (8-hour tour)

Start your day at Tsukiji Outer Fish Market, one of the most vibrant markets in Japan. The inner market (for wholesalers) was moved to Toyosu in October 2018. However, the old outer market is still here on business. See not only fresh seafood directly conveyed from Toyosu Market, but a variety of Japanese ingredients such as seaweed, dried bonito flakes, marbled beef, vegetables as well as Japanese kitchen utensils. This market is like a live museum of Japanese food culture. Walk through the market and try out fresh Sushi and ready-to-made rolled Tamagoyaki (Japanese rolled omelette) and etc.


Visit the Imperial Palace (Nijubashi Bridge), picturesque double bridge over historical mort at Imperial Palace. Imperial Palace used to be the Edo Castle where the ruling Tokugawa Shogun family lived between 17th and 19th Century. The current Imperial family lives here. Though visitors are not allowed to enter the premises, it is nice to see the signature of Imperial Palace. Your guide will be pleased to tell the story of Imperial Family and its history.

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Visit Meiji Jingu Shrine which is located in the tranquil forest of the city center. The shrine is the most visited shrines of Japan for New Year's Day and popular place for weddings and ceremonies to celebrate children's growth. Learn from your guide the philosophy of Shintoism, the architectural structures of a shrine, and the authentic way to visit and pray at a shrine.

Stroll along Harajuku and Takeshita-dori Street where teenager's clothing and fashion items are sold. See what is "in" for Japanese teenagers.

Continue down to Omotesando, a high fashion street where international boutiques, interior shops, and young Japanese designer's shops are. Explore unique and uptown buildings and shops that are designed by renowned architects such as Tadao Ando, SANAA, and Kisho Kurokawa.


Photo credit:Japanese Nursing Association & Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates (SANAA)

Shibuya used to be appealing to young generation only, but the recent redevelopment enhanced its charm to attract all generations.


If you would like, the newest landmark Shibuya Scramble Square has a rooftop observation deck with 360-degree panorama view over Tokyo (2,000yen per adult.) Walk through Shibuya Scramble Crossing, the largest and busiest pedestrian crossing in the world and meet Tokyo's most famous dog Hachiko statue standing still by the crossing. In the end of stroll, have a rest in a café at Shibuya Stream listening to the sound of stream. Rejuvenating the fresh stream of River Shibuya was one of the main features of redevelopment project in Shibuya.

Return back to your hotel.

*As for lunch, the guide will recommend a nice restaurant depending on what you feel like eating this day. Lunch fee is not included in the tour price.

Activities we can arrange in your tour

Traditional & Modern Culture

  • Tea ceremony
  • Kimono Wearing
  • Ikebana Flower Arrangement
  • Wadaiko (Japanese drums) Lesson
  • Origami Lesson
  • Modern Architecture
  • Anime Shops
  • Manga
  • Various Museums


  • Latest Electronics
  • Traditional Crafts
  • Artworks
  • Antiques
  • International Brands


  • Luxury (Michelin star) /localRestaurants
  • Early Morning Tuna Auction
  • Cooking classes
*Extra fees may be added to your tour price for certain activities.

Price for this sample itinerary

(price per group)

2 persons3 persons4 persons
8 hours 69,000 yen 72,000 yen 75,000 yen

(10% consumption tax included)

Including: Nationally-licensed English-speaking tour guide, admission fees, public transportations, service charge and consumption tax.
Not Including: Lunch

  1. Our private tours can be customized to your interests and preferences. Let us know any place you wish to visit. If you would like to include one of the activities/sites among above-mentioned "Activities we can arrange in your tour", please let us know.
  2. The price is for the sample itinerary above. Price may be subject to change depending on the acitivities/sites you choose.
  3. Private car can be arranged for extra fee.
  4. Tours can be arranged for a larger group. We will recommend appropriate transportation taking your group size into consideration.


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Why tour with us?

    • Customized Private Tour
      We will customize your own tour depending on your interests and preferences. Since all tours are private tours, you can enjoy your tour thoroughly at your pace.

    • Nationally-Licensed Guides
      Our locally-based guides who are knowledgeable, friendly and flexible ensure pleasant, comfortable and worry-free tours.

  • Authentic Experiences
    Our travel consultants from all over Japan with network and knowledge - not just highlights but also off the beaten paths - work passionately to enrich your experiences.

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