Tokyo - Summer Special - Lotus Flowers

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Summer Special - Lotus Flowers

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(37 reviews)
Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan
30 mins

About the tour

From mid-July to early August, you can see pretty lotus flowers blooming in ponds and marshes across Japan. Lotuses spread out their massive round leaves to the sky and absorb abundant summer sunshine. Flowers of lotus can be observed only in the morning time at this time of the year. Yusuke takes you on a slow-moving, quiet morning walk around the Shinobazu Pond at Ueno Park on this tour. The park area used to be the grounds of Kaneiji Temple, and Shinobazu pond is famous for its habitat of dense lotuses that cover the pond’s surface. As always, he will give you plenty of postcard photo opportunities with various angles and close-ups with the backdrop of both the traditional temple hall and modern high-rise buildings. Please join him and enjoy beautiful lotus flowers together!

Meet Yusuke


Japan has an incredible list of interesting aspects to explore. Be it history, culture, art, tradition, religion, or culinary delights - with Yusuke, you’ll get to discover all that Japan has to offer. Yusuke is a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter in Japan. Before foraying into the exciting world of travel and tourism, he worked in the IT industry for over three decades. If you're looking to understand Japanese business culture and social issues, he's your go-to guide. On his tours, you get to see one of the biggest megalopolises in the world, while learning about traditional Japanese culture and ideas. If you're lucky, you might find yourself getting a glimpse of old charming alleys or karaoke bars. He'll make sure you're welcomed, comfortable, and enjoy learning something new. Join his tour and explore “live” Japan together!

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Tokyo with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Tokyo. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Jan (West Berkshire UK) B.

23 July 2021

Some beautiful flowers. Thank you.

Adrian H.

22 July 2021

Yusuke was on the hunt for delicate pink flowers. He never gave up and I have some lovely postcards. He was great at weaving his way through the crowd

Faith 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🌅 M.

21 July 2021

Lovely tour with Yusuke. The lot uses were beautiful and he have us some amazing postcards of them while talking to us about lotuses and their history and significance

Kelly (Missouri) V.

21 July 2021

the tour was peaceful and beautiful... I really enjoyed it

Lisa R.

21 July 2021

Yusuke's tours are always an absolute joy. We explored the park together, saw the lotus blooms, and temples and shrines. Yusuke has an easy to explaining his location and is brilliant at getting that perfect nature shot. I always look forward to his tours.

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