Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)

Kickstart Your Trip to Tokyo

Get to grips with the subway, how to use chopsticks (never point!) and order ramen like a local.

  • (22 reviews)
  • Private &
    personalised
  • 3 hours
  • From $47.50 per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.

What you’ll do

We understand that exploring a new city can be daunting, but with one of our friendly hosts by your side, you can leave your comfort zone in total comfort. Tokyo offers everything from traditional stooped wooden buildings, to clean, modern skyscrapers, but how can you find the exact one you’re searching for when you can’t read the street names and you’re not sure how the subway works? Never fear! Your host is here and can’t wait to help you feel at ease, sharing all of their local tips, giving you the low-down on Japanese etiquette and answering any and all of your 101 questions. Have you ever ordered ramen on an iPad before? Your host will show you how! Once you’ve found your feet and deciphered the subway (with tracks likened to a bowl of noodles), you’ll be ready to step out on your own and navigate the sprawling metropolis like a savvy local would, taking your hosts tips, recommendations and advice with you - winning! So what are you waiting for?

Our Picks

  • Get comfortable with the best ways to navigate Tokyo and familiarize yourself with their subway system - pretty easy once you get the hang of it

  • See the most famous attractions in the neighborhood or area you’d like to explore

  • Get tips, tricks and advice from your savvy host about things to do during your stay, depending on your style, interests and budget

  • Ask them any questions you have about exploring Tokyo, cultural practices or where to eat

  • Get a feel for Tokyo’s unique atmosphere with the comfort of your host by your side

  • Feel confident to tackle the city on your own

Good to know

What’s not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund



How it works

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and book

See an experience you like and book it. We
will ask a few questions to build the right
experience with you.

Just right for you

We’ll pair you with the right host based on
your personality and interests. Trust us, we
know all our hosts personally.

The fun bit

Spend time in the city with your carefully
selected host. You have an itinerary but it’s
unscripted so it’s up to you and your host
where you go and what you do.

This experience’s reviews

TOKYO, KICKSTART YOUR TRIP TO TOKYOPatrick

5 average | 3 reviews

May 2019

The absolute best way to get to know Tokyo

Patrick was extremely helpful, making the experience worthwhile starting from even before the tour and extending the recommendations after it. He happily went over the 3 hours of the tour and went out of his way to show us a part of the old city of Tokyo that me and my girlfriend would not have visited otherwise. He gave us recommendations for our whole trip, issued us our subway cards himself and explained subjects related to customs and traditions thoroughly, all in perfect English. He even gave us recommendations for other cities that we were visiting next though whatsapp after the tour was over. At the end of the tour, we didn’t feel like we had an experience, we felt like we had a new friend. Thanks for everything, highly recommended!

Review by Costas P

TOKYO, KICKSTART YOUR TRIP TO TOKYOTarek

4.8 average | 4 reviews

April 2019

My tour guide was one of a kind

I would do this again.

Review by Kyle S

TOKYO, KICKSTART YOUR TRIP TO TOKYOFulvio

4.9 average | 24 reviews

March 2019

Tokyo kickstart your trip with a local host

Fulvio was very prompt, pleasant and attentive. He even went out of his way to assist us exchange our Japan Rail pass. Such a good person.

Review by Maria M

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