Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden

Local Tokyo Electric Bicycle Private Tour B

Tokyo city tour by Electric Bicycle B

Tour Description by Japan city tour

One of the most fun ways to explore a city is by bicycle. You can see more in a shorter period of time, you get a good feel for the city and as a bonus, you get less tired compared to walking so you will have plenty of energy to discover Tokyo by night after the tour.

Another big plus is that the crowds can largely be avoided by using bicycles, making this tour more corona-proof than some other tours. One more great point about our bicycle tour compared to other suppliers is that our tour lasts between 6-7 hours as opposed to 2-3 hours, which makes for a full, active day program.

!Special 2020 discount for locals! Are you looking for a fun day out and about in Tokyo while learning many new things about the city you call home (for now)? This private bicycle tour is not only interesting for foreign tourists; local expats or even Tokyo-born citizens who understand English will also enjoy this tour. You will learn more about Japanese history and culture while zooming across the eastern side of Tokyo at a leisurely pace.

If you book this tour as a local in 2020, you will pay the special price of 10.500 yen per person if you are with 2 people. If you are a family, kids between 6-16 pay 50%, and we accept a maximum group/family size of 5 people. If you want to do this tour by yourself with the guide, the price is 17.500 yen. The garden entrance fee, a cup of matcha tea and a Japanese sweet are included in the price.

The tour is kid-friendly, and child seats can be arranged for kids aged 1-8. Kids who are over 28 kg (61 lbs) will get their own bicycle. There is an option to rent electric bicycles if they are available, which is included in the price.

The cancellation policy is as follows: free if canceled at least 5 days before, 50% if canceled later. You can always reschedule for free until 3 hours before the tour is supposed to take place.


Tour Information

Tour Date: set your own date, email us for availability
Tour Duration: 6 hours (10.30 am – 4.30 pm)
Meeting spot: Tokyo, Toyosu station
Tour Price: Please contact us for prices

Tour Highlights


Itinerary

10.30 am: Meet with your guide in Toyosu. Your guide will then rent your bicycles and you will be on your way.

 

11.15 am: The first stop will be the compact Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden which is not very busy but definitely worth a visit.

 

12 pm: After that, we will make a stop at the Tsukiji market, while the wholesale market moved to Toyosu the outside food market is still there and a really great spot for some snacking.

 

12.45 pm: We will then get back on the bikes for a longer ride to Ningyocho where you will again get the opportunity to snack on some quintessential Japanese bites and we will stop by the Suitengu Shrine which has a special connection to dogs that your guide will explain.

 

2 pm: Another longer stretch will bring you to Asakusa, a must-see destination in Tokyo because of the Sensoji temple and traditional neighborhood around it.

 

3.30 pm: For the last part of the tour you will cross the river and ride back south through the part of town that used to be ‘shitamachi’, which is where the regular folk used to live. You will be back in Toyosu at around 4.30 pm. Your guide will drop you off at the station and explain to you how to get back to your hotel or next destination.


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INCLUDED

・English-speaking private guide for 6 hours
・Rental fee of electric bicycles
・Admission fee to the Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden
・One snack in Tsukiji and one snack in Ningyocho
・Commutation expenses, entrance fees, bicycle rental and lunch reimbursement of the guide


EXCLUDED

・Travel insurance that includes cover for this type of activity
・Your own lunch/additional snacks
・Personal expenses
・Gratuities (optional)


CANCELLATION POLICY

46 days or more prior to arrival date in Japan: no penalty
45-31 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 10% of the tour fee
30-15 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 20% of the tour fee
14- 8 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 30% of the tour fee
7 – 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 50% of the tour fee
Less than 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 100% of the tour fee

 

Feedback From Clients


Y. B. – 2019 Summer –
Super fun tour!
Our bicycle tour was a fantastic experience. It was a beautiful tour with a fun, enthusiastic guide. She told us a lot about Japanese culture, history, and customs, very interesting. The guide also had a great interaction with our teenagers, this tour was definitely family-friendly.

Julia – 2019 Winter –
Did two great tours
We had the same guide for two tours, one bicycle tour, and one walking tour in Tokyo, and both tours were very good. The guide told us a lot about what we saw and the general customs of Japan, and we were impressed with her ability to answer pretty much all our questions!

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