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Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

By Japan Guide Agency
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€84.85
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€84.85
per adult (price varies by group size)

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Ages 0-99
Duration:4h
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Ticket type:Mobile
Japanese, English


  • Licensed Local Guide
What's not included
  • Transportation fee (for yourself)
  • Entrance fee (for yourself)
  • Other personal expenses
  • (for yourself)
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Koishikawa Korakuen Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Hama Rikyu Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Tokyo National Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Tokyo Skytree
  • Entry/Admission - Edo-Tokyo Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Rikugien Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Tokyo DisneySea


Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • This special tour will be conducted with a public transportation and cruising taxi as stated in the tour information, NOT including private vehicle. Your guide will be at the meeting point on foot. If you need a private vehicle, please feel free to ask us and we will estimate an additional cost for you.
  • Ports:
  • Harumi Port
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 92136P35

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

Which attractions will I visit with Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide?
How much is Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide?
Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide price starts from €85.47. Discover and book Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide on Tripadvisor
What is the Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide cancellation policy?
Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide on Tripadvisor
Which company provides Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide?
Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide is hosted by Japan Guide Agency. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Japan Guide Agency on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 92136P35

Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Asakusa
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Imperial Palace
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Shibuya Crossing
  • 4
    Tsukiji Fish Market
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 5
    Meiji Jingu Shrine
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 6
    Akihabara
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 7
    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 8
    Hama Rikyu Gardens
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    Tokyo National Museum
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 10
    Tokyo Skytree
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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Awesome guide and great day
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Christian K
Tulum, Mexico1 contribution
We used the private chauffeur service for transportation from the airport to the hotel and back again on our first visit to Japan. We also had 5 different tour guides on 6 days with whom we spent 4 hours each. Emiko, Mika, Hiro, Eriko and Yasuhu were very competent and responded to our individual wishes with great sensitivity and spontaneity. With all guides we could communicate well in English and learned a lot about Japanese history and culture. As a farewell gift, we even received some homemade origami and Hiro made a small video for us. Eriko was especially involved, accompanying us to a sumo tournament and a sword fighting demonstration.
All tour guides made a valuable contribution and are really recommendable!
Written 27 September 2022
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Guide19231064516
Thank you very much for your warm-hearted review to JGA. I’m very glad to hear that you enjoyed your first trip to Tokyo very much. I had a great time with you on the day, too. I’m very happy to show you some of wonderful spots( traditional & modern) in Tokyo including Tsukiji and Ginza. And also, you seemed to have lots memorable time with other JGA guides. I hope to see you again soon in the near future. Many thanks again. All the best wishes Emiko Hello Christian-san, Thanks for the nice review! I also had a very wonderful time with great guests. It was a very peaceful time walking around the old folk houses in Kawasaki. I am glad you liked the video as well. Please come back to Japan for another trip. I am sure you will discover a different Japan. Kind regards, Hiro Thank you for leaving a review! I am honor to have such a good feedback from you. I really enjoyed to talking to you about Sumo. Moreover I was impressed to witness that your beautiful sword work. Thank you for showing your respect on Japanese culture. I look forward to seeing you again. Eriko
Written 20 October 2022
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Daniela3883
Fussa, Japan198 contributions
Sep 2022 • Solo
This is a great tour if you want to see specific things and don't want to waste time on other tours seeing things you have already seen before or aren't interested in. Kenji-san was my guide and he customized an itinerary for me based on my interests, promptly met me at our agreed-upon pickup point, guided me through the activities, gave me information and also translated at various places for me so I could have a stress-free, enjoyable day. He spoke good English so I didn't have to worry about things getting lost in translation. This is a great way to see certain areas of Tokyo that aren't in a typical tour that just goes to the same popular sites. I might do it again in the future with different locations.
Written 8 September 2022
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Excursion59019521579
I am honored that you enjoyed your visit in Tokyo. If you would like to visit us again next time, we would be happy to guide you not only to the famous tourist spots but also to some off-the-beaten-track spots. Thank you very much for having me accompany you as your guide. Kenji
Written 19 September 2022
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mhbr8
Sao Paulo, SP3 contributions
Oct 2022
Nobu san was our guide for 2 days in Toky and since he was appointed our guide, we exchanged emails and Whatapp to plan the locations to visit. I have visited Japan in 2 business trips in the past and was willing to get to know Tokyo from a different perspective. It was a great decision to do that because Nobu guided us through the city, subways and streets to get us to the spots where you have to see. We did a lot of walking as expected.
Below are some spots where we visited:

Tsukiji Hongwanji temple
Tsukiji Market with all the hot eating spots
Hamarikyu Gardens
Rainbow Bridge
Odaiba-Statue of Liberty (small version of the one in New York believe or not)
Tokyo Station
East gardens Imperial Palace
Meiji Shrine
Takeshita Street

All this in 2 half day tours. Really recommend Nobu san as a guide.
Written 19 October 2022
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Guide19231064516
Thank you very much for your review. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the tours for two days. Since we could communicate by e-mail and WhatsApp in advance, I could prepare an appropriate itinerary for you. Nobu
Written 30 October 2022
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Wojtek
Wroclaw, Poland5 contributions
Jun 2022
We booked two Half-Day tours one day with Mr. Yasuho and another with Mr. Suzuki. Both guides were punctual. Thanks to our guides we learned a lot about Japanese culture and habits, during the tour we asked a lot of questions and always the answers were comprehensive. Thank You so much. どうもありがとうございます
Written 20 July 2022
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Excursion59019521579
I am very pleased to hear that you have touched Japanese culture and habits in the tour. It’s was also my pleasure to receive your questions for more understanding on things Japanese. See you in Japan again! Best regards Yasuho Suzuki
Written 29 July 2022
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Lee B
1 contribution
Sep 2022 • Solo
Hisako S., I have had hundreds of tour guides all over the world. Hisuko S was by far one who deserved 10 starts ⭐️ Our time was limited but directly guided to serve my goals and wishes. The world needs more gracious people like Hisuko!!!
Written 11 September 2022
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Excursion59019521579
Thank you so much for your kind messages! Your positive feedback encourages me very much. It was such a precious experience for me to have met you and spent a day with you. I will continue to do my best to become the best guide :-). Hope to see you soon. Thank you very much again. Hisako
Written 19 September 2022
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Sheetal S
4 contributions
Nov 2022
My husband and I booked a half day tour with Nik Nakajima. We had a wonderful time exploring the fish market, Tokyo parks, temples and shrines. Nik-son is very knowledgeable about his city, Japanese history and culture. This was an excellent adventure and I highly recommend this tour!

Our tickets to the shrines and temples were not included in the price. Transportation was really fun as we took a cab, train and walked to many places in the city! We had a wonderful time! Thank you, Nik-son! :)
Written 22 November 2022
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Dolly D
3 contributions
JGA is a great tour agency and Mika provided us with all the support we needed to get to Japan and excellent service through and through. Emiko our tour guide was wonderful and we enjoyed her tours. If you are looking for a great experience, we highly recommend JGA and their tour guides!
Written 15 September 2022
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Excursion59019521579
Thank you very much for your wonderful review to JGA. I had a great time with you and your families as a JGA guide. I’m very happy to meet you and spend with you in some fascinating spots in Tokyo. I’m looking forward to seeing you again in the near future. Many thanks again. Emiko We appreciate your kind feedback that encourage our guides. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour with your guide. We look forward to your next visit to Japan in the near future. Japan Guide Agency
Written 19 September 2022
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Andrea S
3 contributions
We spend one full day and one half a day with Toshiko as a guide, she is the best guide we have ever had! She really loves her job and knows everything about Japan history. This is my husbands country number 73 and after a lot of guides we both think Toshiko is on our top 5! She did a great job with selecting the location for us, the routes, we didn’t feel we loose any time at all we will definitely book with her again.

Thank you!
Written 5 September 2022
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Excursion59019521579
Thank you for your fabulous comment. You guys are wonderful. I enjoyed the tour with you. Thank you so much! Toshiko
Written 17 September 2022
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Greg B
2 contributions
Nov 2022 • Friends
Tailored to our interest, this was a remarkable experience. We did it on our first day, and it gave us the travel skills to navigate the city and it’s wonderful and wonderfully complex subway system. It was the perfect way to start our week in Tokyo.
Written 10 November 2022
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Guide19231064516
Thank you so much for five stars and such a nice comment. I’m pleased to know that it responded to your request and was helpful. Your trip to Tokyo seems to have been fulfilling. Good! Best regards, Kiyo
Written 23 November 2022
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Bai M
1 contribution
Jan 2020 • Family
Our guide Mr. Suzuki Yasuho is very knowledgeable of the history of the Shrine that we visited. He gave us lots of information during our tour. He’s very accommodating with our needs too. Very convenient for us 1st time in Japan . He picked us up in our hotel
Lobby and drop off as well.
One thing though we have to walk very fast to catch up with him 😃😃😃 otherwise we enjoyed our 1/2 day tour recommendable .
Thank you again Mr. Suzuki Yasuho
We will
Be back here and we will look for you .
Written 6 January 2020
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Japan-Guide-Agency
Thank you for your quick and kind review and it's my great pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the tour in Tokyo. I have to apologize that I could not accommodate with your walking pace under a bit tight schedule and I will be sure that I will respond to your pace next time. Besides Disney Sea, there are so many nice places to visit in Japan. Kamakura city is one of them where I can guide as the first shogunate (samurai) government city with historic shrines and temples. Please feel free to come down to Japan in not far future. See you again in Japan. Best regards Yasuho Suzuki
Written 8 January 2020
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Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide