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Tokyo by Night Photography Tour

Tokyo by Night Photography TourA photogenic tour through the urban and local sides of Shinjuku, Tokyo..

  • 2.5 hour tour
  • Small group tour
  • English speaking guide

What makes this tour unique

  • Explore 10 urban and local areas around Shinjuku through places that are both popular and hidden.
  • Private photo shoot at Cyberpunk style bar
  • Keep the memories and get 20 professionally edited photos of YOU taken during the tour.
Why Rai Recommends This Tour

Tips and recommendations by our official guides

Hi there! Traveling is my passion and I enjoy it both when I'm by myself or with my accompany(s). Looking back my memories, one of the things I sometimes regret is lack of good pictures to showcase my great expreiences during my travel.

Being a local tour guide and a photographer here in Tokyo, I am confident to help you avoid this problem. In this Tokyo Night Photography Tour, we will guide you to the most iconic and hidden spots in Shinjuku and Shibuya, and let you feel the beauty of Tokyo at night while shooting astounding pictures of you.

The areas we are gonna explore: Shinjuku and Shibuya, are exactly in the center of Tokyo. You will feel the chaotic and energetic vibe of the night life of Tokyo and at the same time feel the sense of awe at traditional shrines and temples which appear so suddenly while walking on the streets. Also, Tokyo shows it's different side depends on the weather. My favorite is when it rains and the streets suddenly look like as if it is from the scenes from my favorite movies Bladerunner of Ghost in the Shell.

MagicalTrip carefully handpicked the best photospots in Tokyo. Also, the guide will here your interests and the atmosphere of the photos you are aspiring for so that we can adjust the tour for your highest satisfaction. There is nothing really you need to bring with you. Just wear your favorite clothes and give us a good smile!

Whereas making sure to explore all the iconic spots you shouln't miss in the areas, our local tour guide will take you to places you can't find or enjoy by yourself, and make you get a complete understanding of the city!
Solo travelers, friends, couples, and family, all are Welcome!
Join us on this adventure! Let's have an awesome experience together in this unique atmosphere without any cultural or language barriers and of course to get the beautiful pictures to capture your highlight in Tokyo!

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Rai

Official guide

What's included
20 edited photos during your tour around Shinjuku and Shibuya.
We will send you edited photos via email after the tour
An english-speaking photographer.
Exploring Shinjuku with a local guide / english-speaking photographer.
1 drink
1 drink at a bar

Get astounding pictures at a hidden cyber punk style bar reserved just for us.

This tour begins at a chartered cyberpunk style bar. The bar, which looks like the world of the Blade Runner movie, will not only provide you with the most amazing photos you can get anywhere else, but will also conduct an interview with you over drinks to find out what kind of photos you are looking for. Specifically, we will help you choose the photo spots to visit and figure out what kind of mood you are looking for so that we can make your tour more satisfying.

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Exploring most iconic and hidden spots in the center of Tokyo with a local guide.

After leaving the first bar, you will be taken on a photo tour of some of the most iconic and at the same time lesser known spots in the heart of Tokyo. Your English-speaking local guide/photographer will take photos of each spot and share information that only a local would know, so you will leave the tour not only with great photos, but also with local knowledge about each spot.

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Get high quality photos taken by a DSLR camera to capture your best moments of your travel.

This tour is divided into two halves. Depending on your preference, you can choose either the iconic Shibuya Scramble Crossing or the observation deck of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building for a panoramic night view of Tokyo. After the tour, the guide him/herself will edit the photos taken during the tour and send you at least 20 photos within 3 days. While most solo, couples, and family travelers take selfies or have someone else in the group take pictures, you will have the opportunity to make your Tokyo highlights memorable by touring with a guide who is skilled in photography and English communication.

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Meeting Point

Lion Statue (Right in front of the East exit of Shinjuku Station)

See on google maps
  • 1 minute walk from JR Shinjuku station East Exit
  • Our guide will be holding a red/orange sign saying "Magical Trip"

Itinerary


  • Meeting place: Lion statue at Shinjuku Station East Exit
  • Cyberpunk style bar
  • Local shrine
  • Kabukicho & Golden Gai
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  • Route A : Shinjuku West side (Business district)
  • Route B : Shibuya Crossing and streets
Remarks
  • ・No cameras required unless you want to take picturesque photos of your own!
  • ・Out of respect for our other guests and to ensure the best tour for everyone, we must start the tour on time.
  • ・Please note that if you are late for more than 15 minutes than meeting time (10 mins before the tour starting time), you will not be able to join the tour, get refund or rescheduled.
  • ・You will not be able to join the tour, get a refund or reschedule if you are late for the tour and miss the group.
  • ・All ages can join this tour.
  • ・The tour might be cancelled in case of unsuitable weather for safety reasons.
  • ・You do not need to pay for the guide's drink or transportation fee.
  • ・Transportation fee (train) is not included in this tour.
  • ・Itinerary order is subject to change depending on traffic, weather and operation
  • ・If any place is closed, we will try an alternative location
  • ・Please note that there might be other participants
  • ・This tour is not recommended for people with mobility issues, if you have walking problems we recommend booking a private tour.
Cancel Policy
  • "For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the tour starting time.
  • Free date/time rescheduling up to 24 hours before the tour starting time (depending on availability)."
FAQ of This Tour
I'm not good at posing when photos are taken.

Do not worry. Our cameraman will ask you what kind of photos you would like and leads you how to be shoot based on it!

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