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Video call with a local to plan your perfect trip or to ask for local tips, essential info and insider secrets!

City Unscripted Zoom with a local
City Unscripted Zoom with a local
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City Unscripted Zoom with a local

Chat to one of our locals via zoom and get answers to all your questions plus personalized recommendations on things to do, places to go, best local eats and logistics to make your trip a breeze.

How does it work?

  • Tell us about you

    After booking, answer our short questionnaire so we can choose the right host for your video call

  • Chat to your host

    Got questions? Ask away, and get insider tips based on your interests, travel style and what you want to see and do

  • Get your customised plan

    Get a summary of your conversation from your host, including a list of their recommendations and helpful links

City Unscripted Zoom with local

We don’t do deals with restaurants, shops or attractions so you’ll always get unbiased recommendations from our hosts!

Top private tours
in Tokyo

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Half day

Half day Tokyo heaven

4 hours tailored to what you want to see and do. So whether it's ticking off main sites or discovering hidden gems, it's up to you and your host!

$138.60 per person

4 hours

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Food & Drink

Eat like a true Tokyoite

From quirky hole-in-a-wall yakitori skewers to sushi delivered by robot trains, you'll eat like a local on an experience tailored to your tastebuds

$194.60 per person

4 hours

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Full day

Sunrise to sunset: the ultimate Tokyo experience

The Tokyo you want to experience in a day! See the main sites, taste the incredible food scene or go off the tourist trail. It's totally up to you!

$254.10 per person

8 hours

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Introduction to the city

Kickstart Tokyo: a three-hour crash course

The perfect 3-hour experience for your first day in Tokyo. Get oriented and gain tips from your host to make the most of the rest of your visit.

$109.73 per person

3 hours

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Food & Drink

On a roll in Tokyo! The sushi experience

Forget the luxury sushi restaurants in your guide and eat incredible sushi like a local at popular conveyor-belt and standing sushi restaurants

$164.73 per person

3 hours

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Hidden gems

Uncover Tokyo's best-kept secrets

From charming shopping streets and peaceful temples to panoramic city views and traditional neighborhoods, your host will unlock Tokyo's hidden gems

$109.73 per person

3 hours

Experiences for all
types of travelers


for all types
of travelers

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Latest reviews from our guests


    March 2023

    Adam T

    Izumi gave us a great tour! She took us to amazing places and was super helpful! She was a great company.

    March 2023

    Mercedes Uriegas C

    Muy bien ! Ir con un guía japones en Japón es otra cosa. Sabe cosas "locales". Mami fue muy atenta desde mucho antes de llegar a Japón preguntando que nos interesaba ver para asi armar mejor el recorrido. El manejo de su ingles es bastante bueno, cosa que no se encuentra de manera frecuente en Japón. Recomiendo mucho a Mami ! Very well! Going with a Japanese guide in Japan is something else. He knows "local" things. Mami was very attentive long before arriving in Japan asking what we were interested in seeing in order to better build the route. The command of his English is quite good, which is not often found in Japan. I highly recommend Mami !

    March 2023

    Martha B

    Izumi was a phenomenal guide. She took me to all the places I wanted to see and on route showed me some unique gems I would not have found or known about otherwise. She took time to explain cultures and sites. She also took some lovely photos for me to treasure. This tour was well worth the money and Izumi was super friendly, kind and knowledgeable it totally put me at ease and made for a great day!! Thank you :)

    March 2023

    Rebecca D

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Travel planning consultation

Got questions about the city you’re visiting? Our local hosts have all the answers. City Unscripted will set your trip up for success with travel planning tips from our knowledgeable local insiders – the only travel consultants you’ll ever need.

With our simple travel planning service, you can chat with a like-minded local before you even board your flight! We’ll set up a video call or email conversation with a guide in the city you’re visiting, so you can get expert online travel advice to make your travel planning a breeze.

Save yourself the hours of researching online travel advice yourself. Whether you have questions about public transport, need advice on where to stay, or you simply want to arrive at your destination fully prepared with insider tips and tricks, our travel planning service will set you up.

What are you waiting for? Book a tour with City Unscripted and let’s get your travel planning started with top-notch online travel advice from the travel consultants who know it all – the locals!