Monzennakacho side street

Local Tokyo Electric Bicycle Private Tour A

Tokyo city tour by Electric Bicycle A

Tour Description by Japan city tour

One of the most fun ways to explore a city is by (electric) 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 am: Meet with your guide in Toyosu. Your guide will then rent your bicycles and you will be on your way.

 

11 am: The first stop will be Monzennakacho, where you will have the chance to experience an impressive temple ceremony and feel the vibe of old Tokyo.

 

12 pm: You will then pass by Ryogoku where you will make a short stop at the national sumo stadium, as this is the sumo-town of Tokyo.

 

1 pm: Your trip will continue to Asakusa, where you will see the famous Sensoji temple.

 

2.15 pm: Then you will get back on the bicycle for a longer stretch and cycle downstream to the Hamarikyu Gardens where you will see a great example of a garden that belonged to the old nobility and enjoy the calm surroundings with a cup of healthy matcha tea.

 

3.30 pm: You will then cycle through a newer city area back to Toyosu, where you will arrive 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 Hamarikyu Gardens
・A cup of matcha tea and a Japanese sweet
・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
・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


Marcel – 2019 Summer –
Highly recommended! 
The guide didn’t only tell us a lot about the history of Japan but she also told us a lot about Japanese customs and culture. We used the knowledge we gained during the tour throughout the rest of our trip in Japan, it is very useful to do a private tour at the start of your holiday so that the rest of your trip becomes a lot smoother.

L. I. – 2019 Autumn –
Very interesting bicycle tour through Tokyo 
The day after we arrived we did a bicycle tour through Tokyo with a very pleasant guide. She told us a lot during the tour and was very helpful in giving tips for the rest of the day. The tour was varied, with a bunch of different sights in a short period of time. It was also interesting to receive background explanation from someone with a non-Japanese background in addition to the Japanese guides we had during the rest of our stay as it gave a different perspective on past and current events. This was a great tour!

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