Kosuke (or Ko) arrived early at our property and was ready to go as agreed. We only had a day with a guide in Kyoto and Ko helped us to make the most of it. He's an amazing driver and guide, giving us tons of insights to Kyoto and Japanese culture. As Kyoto is quite large, hiring a guide with a car seemed to make sense to us. We were able to see many of the must see sights in Kyoto like the Golden Pavilion, Bamboo Forest, and several temples and shrines. Ko was extremely knowledgeable about every site and was a pleasure to talk to in between. He allowed time for shopping an be made us lunch reservations as well. After our tour he went the extra mile to send us local restaurant recommendations. We'd book Ko again in a heartbeat and will be recommending him to anyone we know who plans a trip to Kyoto!