Tokyo West-Side walking and street-food tour
Walking tours

Tokyo West-Side walking and street-food tour

Availability: Daily
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Walk and sample the culinary delights in the eclectic Tokyo neighbourhoods of Nakano and Koenji
  • Smaller group size gives you a personalized experience in good company
  • Let the atmosphere of the city surround you as your guide takes you through the streets
  • Learn more about the local culture first-hand
What to expect

Ditch the commotion of Tokyo’s well trodden tourist hubs and venture into the charismatic pockets of West Tokyo on a ‘no fuss’ walking and street food jaunt.

Dive head first into the charming Tokyo neighbourhoods of Nakano and Koenji, as we explore the twisting alleyways, alternate subcultures and casual eateries that give these unique enclaves their distinctive character.

Feast upon a tailored selection of everyday eats from local vendors, independent markets and Japanese franchises, as we walk the nostalgic 'shotengai', boisterous eating and drinking ‘yokocho’ and contrasting calm of the residential backstreets.

Gain a detailed insight into life in the streets, as well as a new found confidence to take on Tokyo’s flourishing dining scene as a neighbourhood pro. Local eating and drinking hotspots, suggestions for offbeat neighbourhoods to explore, you’ll be equipped with it all as we cap off our outing over a drink at a quintessential ‘izakaya’.

So, lace up your walking boots, come hungry and don't be shy about getting your hands dirty on this Tokyo walking and street food tour.

Leave content, with a new appreciation of Tokyo life, local flavours and hopefully a few tips and tricks to squeeze that little bit extra out of this bewildering metropolis.

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What's included
  • 5 Japanese street food eats from popular local vendors
  • Your choice of drink at a cosy neighbourhood izakaya
What's not included
  • Additional food and drink
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Where

5-chōme-31 Nakano, Nakano City, Tōkyō-to 164-0001, Japan

Meeting point:

The walking and food experience departs from Nakano Station, (1 stop from Shinjuku), on the JR Train Network. The tour will finish at Koenji Station, 1 stop further down the train line. Nakano Station is a moderately busy suburban station with only two exits, North and South. Your guide will be waiting directly outside the NORTH ticket gates.

What to remember
  • This tour has a minimum of 2 participants
  • Don't forget to bring your camera and wear comfortable footwear
  • This tour is by no means be a refined dining experience. You'll constantly be on the move, climbing stairs and eating on your feet. Prepare to walk approximately 2km (1.25 miles)
  • Please understand that this walking and street food tour does not cater to personal tastes, allergies or dietary requirements
  • Child strollers are not appropriate for this outing if attending with young children
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When
  • Check the calendar to see the exact departure dates
  • Tour begins at 3:00 pm
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Provider
DIG Tokyo Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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