Ai

Licensed Guide
(20) Reviews
US$ 57 Hourly rate
Pramod Pramod United Kingdom ( Family )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Two wonderful days in Kyoto ”

As a party of 6 with 2 young boys and two octogenarians it’s hard to know how best to curate a trip in one of the worlds prettiest cities with more UNESCO world heritage sites than most! Step in Ai. From the moment we met her we felt comfortable that she was able to judge and meet our needs. Her English is first class, her knowledge of Kyoto (operational and historical) excellent but of most significance is her sensitivity to our needs both in terms of sightseeing and of shopping/ eating etc. She was patient and able to adapt as the day went on based on the children’s concentration span and the fatigue of the more mature. If you needed a bonus..... she comes equipped with her camera and is an award winning photographer. She is unobtrusively constantly on the go getting an amazing mix of quick posed tourist snaps with “reportage” shots that capture the mood and memories for ever more. At close of play she sends you a link to access all her photos!! Wow! Her food recommendations were spot on and all in all I would recommend her without reservation. Nothing is too much trouble and if she doesn’t know something she will find out! After all She is studying for her MBA at the University of Kyoto one of Japan’s finest.

Ai:

Thanks for writing such a long, detailed, and excellent review! It was a great pleasure to have a warm, kind, elegant, well-mannered, and well-educated family. Hope your super-smart and curious children will study in Japan as exchange students, and become great parents like you and your grand parents. Please keep in touch, and do let me know the next time you come back to Japan! your guide, photographer, and new friend, Ai

Private Tours

Kaleidoscopic Kyoto w/Award-winning Photographer

(20) Reviews
by Ai
Ancient Artistic Kyoto Highlights Tour! An award-winning+magazine-cover photographer & an MBA graduate who majored in tourism & hospitality management at K...
6h US$ 721 up to 3 people

Himeji Castle+Kobe Beef Blast! w/Award-winning Photographer

(20) Reviews
by Ai
We will go to Himeji Castle & KOUKOEN Garden in the daytime and stop by Kobe harbour☆★Himeji Castle is also called White Heron/Eagret Castle. As its name ...
6h US$ 342 up to 3 people

Magical UNIVERSAL STUDIO Surprise☆** w/Former Crew

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by Ai
Since my father and I was in charge of constructing attractions, I will tell you behind-the-scene stories and the history of USJ.
6h US$ 294 up to 3 people

Animals in Ancient Capitals w/Award-winning Photographer

(20) Reviews
by Ai
This tour is focusing on animals in ancient capitals. 1. [email protected] Park to meet deer. Deer has been regarded as a messenger of god. You can touch, feed, ...
6h US$ 451 up to 3 people

OSAKA Gourmet+KARAOKE w/a cappella singer♪

(20) Reviews
by Ai
A native Osakan guide will take you to a local restaurant that is not on the internet nor guidebooks.After the lunch/dinner, we will enjoy Japanese KARAOK...
6h US$ 294 up to 3 people

Tempting Tokyo Trip fr Kyoto/Osaka w/Photographer

(20) Reviews
by Ai
A trip to a modern, sophisticated Metropolitan area! Since I used to live in TOKYO and travel often, I know the capital very well. We will travel via SHINK...
12h US$ 270 up to 3 people