Tokyo Live Personal Guided Tours

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Tokyo Live Personal Guided Tours
Tokyo Live Personal Guided Tours

Tokyo Live Personal Guided Tours allow our guests to choose exactly what they want to see when they come to Tokyo. We have created tours that include the most popular sightseeing experiences in Tokyo. Our customers can design their own specialized tours of Tokyo should they have specific needs or ideas in mind. Here are our of Tokyo Live Personal Guided Tours.

A free eBook “Gaijin Inside Tokyo” comes with every tour

The free eBook “Gaijin Inside Tokyo” comes with every tour.
  • All Tokyo Live Personal Guided Tours are provided by the author of the book “Gaijin Inside Tokyo” This book provides an inside look at the city of Tokyo and the Japanese society from a foreigner who has lived in Tokyo for over 20 years.
  • Learn all about the city of Tokyo from a long-term resident tour guide who is prepared to answer all the questions that will make a tour of Tokyo easy, fun and enjoyable as possible.

Tokyo Live Personal Guided Tours

Full-Day Tours

#1: East Tokyo Sightseeing Tour – (10 – 4 pm) $440

Our East Tokyo Sightseeing Tour includes a visit to the largest standing structure in Japan, The Tokyo Skytree. The views from the Tokyo Skytree of the city of Tokyo are amazing. There will be a short train ride or walk to the most famous temple in Tokyo, the Asakusa Senjoji Temple. Next, we can grab a snack, meal and visit the nearby Sumida Park or sit down to eat. Then we will visit the great Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum. After, we will finish the tour at Akihabara (Electric Town).

  1. Tokyo Skytree
  2. Asakusa Senjoji Temple
  3. Sumida Park
  4. Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum
  5. Akihabara (Electric Town)

* This tour is great for Japanese souvenir shopping

Tokyo Skytree

#2: West Tokyo Sightseeing Tour – (10 – 4 pm) $440

The West Tokyo Sightseeing Tour includes a visit to the Shinjuku/Metropolitan Building, where we will visit the observation area and take in a great view of Tokyo. There will be a brief walk around the Shinjuku district and the Kabukicho area. We will visit a popular Shinjuku underground food court and pick up a snack or meal. Next, we will take a short walk over to the Shinjuku Gyoen. We will tour the beautiful gardens, relax or enjoy a meal in the Japanese landscaped nature setting. We will walk to the famous Meiji Shrine and take in its tranquil surroundings in the middle of the forest. Next, we will take a short walk and visit the nearby expansive and popular Yoyogi Park. Finally, we will take a walk through the Shibuya district to its train station.

  1. Shinjuku Metropolitan Bld.
  2. Shinjuku
  3. Shinjuku (Underground Food Court)
  4. Shinjuku Gyoen National Park
  5. Meiji Jingu Shrine
  6. Yoyogi Park
  7. Shibuya
Shinjuku Goyen Park - Tokyo Japan
Shinjuku Goyen Park – Tokyo Japan

#3: Central Tokyo Sightseeing Tour – (10 – 4 pm) $440

The Central Tokyo Sightseeing Tour starts in Akihabara (Electric Town) and we will walk around the center of the Japanese electronics, new technology, and the home of the Japanese Otaku (Nerd Culture). We will take a short train ride to Ginza and explore the most famous shopping district in Tokyo and its many upscale shopping malls, department stores and boutiques that fill the area. Next, we will visit a popular Ginza underground food court and pick up a snack or meal. We will take a short walk to Hibiya Park and relax or enjoy lunch in the park. After a brief walk around the park, we will take a short train ride to Roppongi and visit the modern Roppongi Hills complex, the Tokyo Midtown development and we will finish at the iconic Tokyo Tower. 

  1. Akihabra (Electric Town)
  2. Ginza
  3. Ginza (Underground Food Court)
  4. Hibiya Park
  5. Roppongi Hills
  6. Tokyo Midtown
  7. Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Tower Street View

#4: Garden, Temple & Shopping Tour – (10 – 4 pm) $440

The Garden, Temple & Shopping Tour starts with a visit to a popular Shinjuku underground food court and we will pick up a snack or meal. We will take a short walk to Shinjuku Gyoen National Park to tour the beautiful gardens, relax and enjoy a meal in the Japanese styled landscaped nature setting. Next, we will walk to the famous Meiji Shrine and its take in its tranquil surroundings in the middle of the forest. After, we will walk to the center of the teen culture in Tokyo, the Harajuku district. Then we will walk around the high-end fashion district of the Omotesando area. Next, we will visit the popular walking and shopping area of Cat Street on our way to the center of youth culture in Japan, the Shibuya district.

  1. Shinjuku (Underground Food Court)
  2. Shinjuku Gyoen National Park
  3. Mieji Jingu Shrine
  4. Harajuku
  5. Omotesando
  6. Cat Street
  7. Shibuya

* This tour is great for Japanese souvenir shopping

Shibuya Crossing – View towards Shibuya 109 building at night

Half-Day Tours

#1: West Tokyo Modern Culture Tour (12 – 4 pm) $290

This tour will start with a visit to the center of youth culture in Japan, the Shibuya district. Then we will walk along the popular shopping area of Cat Street on the way to the center of teen culture in Tokyo, Harajuku. Next, we will walk around the high-end fashion district of the Omotesando area and it’s many brand name stores, boutiques, and upscale shopping establishments.

  1. Shibuya
  2. Cat Street
  3. Harajuku
  4. Omotesando

* This tour is great for Japanese souvenir shopping

#2: West Tokyo Nature Tour – (12 – 4 pm) $290

This tour will start at the best park in Tokyo, The Shinjuku Gyoen National Park and we will tour the beautiful gardens and landscaped nature setting. We will then take a short walk to the famous Meiji Shrine and its take in its tranquil surroundings in the middle of a forest. Next, we will take a short walk and visit the nearby expansive and popular Yoyogi Park. Then we will walk through the center of the youth culture in Japan, the Shibuya district to its train station.

  1. Shinjuku Gyoen National Park
  2. Mieji Jingu Shrine
  3. Yoyogi Park
  4. Shibuya

#3: East Tokyo Landmark Tour – (12 – 4 pm) $290

This tour starts with a visit to the largest standing structure in Japan, The Tokyo Skytree. There will be a short train ride or walk to the most famous temple in Tokyo, the Asakusa Senjoji Temple. There is a large shopping area that is a great place for purchasing many kinds of Japanese gifts. Then we will take a short train ride to Akihabara (Electric Town) and we will walk around the center of the Japanese electronics, new technology and the home of the Japanese Otaku (Nerd Culture). Next, we will take a short train ride to visit the recently remodeled Tokyo station.

  1. Tokyo Skytree
  2. Asakusa Senjoji Temple
  3. Akihabra (Electric Town)
  4. Tokyo Station

* This tour is great for Japanese souvenir shopping

#4: Central Tokyo Fashion Shopping Tour – (12 – 4 pm) $290

This tour starts with a visit to Ginza which is the most famous shopping district in Tokyo. We will explore its upscale shopping malls, department stores and boutiques that fill the area. Then we will take a short train ride to the upscale shopping district of the Omotesando area and explore its many brand name stores and upscale shopping establishments. Next, we will visit the popular walking and shopping area of Cat Street on our way to the center of the youth culture, the Shibuya district.

  1. Ginza
  2. Omotesando
  3. Cat Street
  4. Shibuya

* This tour is great for Japanese souvenir shopping

Shopping In Roppongi
Shopping and Dining Out in Roppongi, near Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Night Tours

Tokyo Night Tours have been designed to give visitors a taste of the unique Tokyo Night Life. Visitors can choose from a wide variety of night tours that include various entertainment options. Here is a list of Tokyo Night Tours.

#1: Shibuya, Dinner and Drinks Tour – (5 – 9 pm) $290

The tour will begin with a walking tour of the landmarks, and the center of youth culture in Japan, the Shibuya district. After that, we will take a short train ride to Sangenjaya to have dinner. We will eat at a popular local restaurant and the guests can choose between many authentic Japanese foods such as Sushi, Yakitori, Tempura, Ramen, etc. All of the Japanese dinning selections are reasonably priced, and of the highest quality. In conclusion, we can visit a local drinking establishment in Sangenjaya or take a walk around this unique neighborhood.

  1. Shibuya
  2. Sangenjaya
Shibuya Halloween 2019

#2: Tokyo Night-Time Neon Lights Tour – (5 – 9 pm) $290

This is a walking tour at night of the massive city of Shinjuku, and a visit to the largest red light district in Tokyo, the Kabuchicho district and we will see one of the best neon light show displays in the city. After that, we will take a short train ride to the Shibuya district and visit Tokyo’s version of the New York City Times Square area complete with the massive large screen video screens and the streets filled with neon lights in Japanese that will attack your senses, like only the Tokyo nighttime can produce. The tour timing is adjusted to start later in the summer months.

  1. Shinjuku
  2. Kabukicho
  3. Shibuya

* A great tour for Tokyo nightlife photography.

Shinjuku – Kabukichō Ichiban-gai gate at night time

#3: The Happy Hour Tour – (5 – 9 pm) $290

This tour has been created to teach new visitors to Tokyo the best places to drink and party like the locals who live in Tokyo. Tokyo can be a very expensive place to enjoy some alcoholic refreshments and party for those who do not know where to go. Our goal here is to help the visitors learn where the best happy hours are, drinking establishments and bars that are reasonably priced and have a fun atmosphere.

* This tour can begin where the visitors want to start the party

Ginza Station Izakaya -¥190 Happy Hour
  1. Shinjuku
  2. Roppongi
  3. Ikebukuro
  4. Shibuya
  5. Ebisu

#4: The Tokyo Nightlife Tour – (7 – 11 pm) $290

This tour is to help visitors learn where to have fun at night in Tokyo. Find out about the best places to party and have a good time. Learn the best bars, clubs and other entertainment ideas that the local people enjoy at night in Tokyo. Get the inside information about how to navigate the nightlife to have the best time possible. Just let us know what you are interested in and we will design a special tour to fit your needs. We can start the tour in the city that works best for the visitors.

  1. Roppongi
  2. Shinjuku
  3. Shibuya
  4. Ebisu
  5. Others (Special Events)

* Locations may vary due to entertainment selections of the guests

Tokyo Night Club

#5: Tokyo Gay and Lesbian Tour – (5 – 9 pm) $290

This tour starts with a walk around the largest red-light district in Tokyo, the Kabukicho area of the Shinjuku district. Then we will walk over to the nearby Shinjuku Ni-Chome district and visit one of the largest concentrations of gay bars in the world, with more than 300 bars in a small area. The Shinjuku Ni-Chome area also has a large variety of party and dance clubs, and various other adult entertainment options specifically targeting the gay community.

  1. Shinjuku
  2. Kabukicho
  3. Shinjuku Ni-Chome
Alamas Cafe - Popular gay bar-cage in Shinjuku Ni-Chome
Alamas Cafe – Popular gay bar-cage in Shinjuku Ni-Chome

Tokyo Sports Tours

After, a visitor has selected the specific sites that they wish to visit. We can organize a specialized personal tour for the visitor. We will organize the tour based on the most efficient use of time to visit the selected sites, plan the transportation options and we will provide a total cost for the tour. Our goal is to help you create your own specialized tour, and have the best time possible in the city of Tokyo possible!

have been designed for visitors to see some of the best Tokyo has to offer. Visitors can choose from a wide variety of tours that include various sightseeing options. Here is a list of Tokyo Sports & Special Events Tours.

#1: Japanese Professional Baseball Game Tour – 5 hours $360

This tour will bring the participants to a live Japanese professional baseball game with a local baseball fan for over 20 years. Baseball is the #1 sport in Japan and the Japanese fan’s enthusiasm, passion for their team, and the love of the game are unmatched anywhere. Even, if you do not know the rules or have no interest in sports the live Japanese professional baseball atmosphere is electric and a lot of fun for everyone.

Tokyo Area Professional Baseball Guide

The Japanese professional baseball season starts in April and finishes in November. The baseball games usually start around 2 pm for the day games on the weekends, and at 6 pm at night. We will meet about 2 hours before the event. To prepare for the event with meals, snacks, drinks, etc. Then we will arrive at the event early and take a brief tour of the sporting events entertainment facilities. Please visit this link for more game scheduling information:

Baseball Game Information:

*After The Baseball Game Tour has been decided on by the visitors. We will provide the baseball event timings, meeting location, ticket prices and total cost for the event.

Tokyo Swallows Game- Baseball in Tokyo

#2: Tokyo Area Sports Tours – 5 Hours $360

This tour allows the participants to choose a live sporting event in Tokyo. The daytime sporting events usually start between 11 am-3 pm and the nighttime sporting events usually start between 5 pm-8 pm depending on an event. We will meet about 2 hours before the event. To prepare for the event with meals, snacks, drinks, etc. After arriving at the event, we will take a brief tour of the sporting events entertainment facilities.

Tokyo Area Sports Selections:

  • After the Sporting Event has been decided on by the visitors. Tokyo Live will provide the sporting event timings, meeting location, ticket prices and total cost for the event.

#3: Scenic Tokyo with Night Sporting Event Tour (2-9 pm) *$490

This tour starts at the Harajuku district, the teen cultural center of Tokyo. After, a brief walk around this popular shopping district. We will walk to the nearby famous Meiji Shrine and take in its tranquil in the middle of the forest. Next, we will take a short walk and visit the nearby expansive and popular Yoyogi Park. Then we will walk through the center of the Shibuya district to its train station and visit a popular Shibuya underground food court and pick up some snacks or a meal and then travel to the sporting event.

Tokyo Sports & Special Events Tours Sites:

  1. Harajuku
  2. Meiji Shrine
  3. Yoyogi Park
  4. Shibuya
  5. Shibuya (Underground Food Court)
  6. Sporting Event

*After, the sporting event has been decided on by the visitors. We will provide the sporting event timings, meeting location, ticket prices and total cost for the event

Other Tokyo Tour Options

Seasonal & Special Event Tours – 4 hours $290

The Seasonal & Special Event Tours brings a special Tokyo entertainment experience to the visitors who are looking to enjoy the best Tokyo seasonal events. Just like the locals do. All of these are free festivals and family-friendly.

Winter Illumination

The winter Illumination displays and special Illumination events occur from November to February in Tokyo. There are audio-visual, stand-alone and interactive and special themed Illuminations. The Tokyo winter Illumination displays are some of the best anywhere! We will visit two-three separate large size Illumination displays, time permitting. 6pm-10pm

Firework Festivals (Hanabi)

The firework festivals occur almost every weekend. The summer season is the firework festival time in Tokyo. They are some of the highest quality fireworks shows in the world. The most popular firework festivals are attended by hundreds of thousands of people who will fill the streets all around the fireworks launch site to get the best viewing site. The firework festivals are one of the best parties of the summer for local residents in Tokyo. 5pm-9pm

The Cherry Blossoms Viewing (Hanami)

This is a spring, weather dictated event. The cherry blossoms are in the blooming mode for about 10 days, and they usually start to open around the middle to the end of March. The cherry blossom viewings are one of the most popular events in Tokyo for the Japanese people. People will gather together under the cherry blossom trees and party. The Japanese cherry blossom viewing season is something very special and one of natures most beautiful events. 2pm-6pm

Fall or Spring Garden Viewing

Tokyo is the home to an amazing amount of high quality landscaped Japanese style gardens that are located all over the city. The gardens change throughout the year with the seasons and they will bring a new collection of blooming flowers, plants and trees to the gardens. The spring (April) and fall (November) garden viewing are very popular visiting times. 11am-3pm

Special Events

On most weekends there are many special events that happen throughout the year. There are many International and Japanese food festivals and seasonal beer or other drinking events, and they mostly occur from the spring to fall seasons. These park festivals are very popular in Tokyo. 11am-3pm

Specialized Personalized Tours

If you don’t see a Tokyo Live tour that you like. We can create a Specialized Personalized Tour just for you. Our goal is to bring the best of Tokyo to you. Tokyo Live can put together a special tour of Tokyo to fit your specific needs. Please look at the Tokyo Live Resources, choose a seasonal or upcoming event that you want to see and we can put a special tour together just for you. Contact us with your idea and we will provide you a cost estimate for the best way to achieve your personalized tour, with the most efficient use of time.

Tokyo Live Resources

Tokyo Personal Tours Information

  • Tokyo Live Personal Guided Tours are all conducted in English.
  • All tours starting times can be modified to fit a customers schedule.
  • Tours start at the customers hotel or designated meeting place and will end at the tours conclusion, or returned back to hotel or designated place.
  • All the personal tours will be walking and using Tokyo’s fantastic public transportation system.
  • The tour participants will pay all costs associated with the tours. This includes entrance fees of specific sites, transportation costs, and meals and beverages. “Excluding the Tour Guide.”
  • All tours are children friendly. Although with very small children the tours might have to be adjusted to limit the amount of walking.
  • Maximum customers per tour 6 people. However, more people can be added for an additional cost.
  • All tours can be modified to the customers wishes with rest breaks, meals, shopping time and other sightseeing opportunities.
  • Our goal is to help the tour partisipants of Tokyo have the best time possible. We are at your service!
  • All Tokyo Live Personal Guided Tours sales are final and there will be no refunds under any circumstances!

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