Richard

Local Guide
(118) Reviews
$ 44 Hourly rate
Jim Jim China ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Kyoto and Osaka ”

Richard was the best. We had a 6 year old and he helped tailor the event to accommodate her. Very knowledgeable about things. He also gave logistic suggestions (e.g. ICE card). He had ideas of what to do, but was able to make on the fly changes rather easily. Make sure he takes you to the food markets. He knows the right places to eat and tries to keep the price down by picking high value food items. Even though he is anglo-American, his knowledge of Japan makes you feel he has lived in Japan all his life

Richard:

Hey Jim, thank you for your kind words and the two days you booked with me. You and your family were the best. I hope Arielle takes care of those chopsticks! LOL Please tell Amy thank you and if you guys ever need assistance again, please let me know. Hope you learned a lot on my tour, hope to see you again. Kind regards, Richard

Private Tours

Kyoto Shrine & Temple Tour

(118) Reviews
by Richard
I pick you up @ your Hotel (or) Kyoto Station, we hit my favorite Zen Temple with an amazing history, then one of most prominent Shrines in Kyoto, then the...
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Fushimi Inari Red Torii Gate Hike and Sake Tasting

(118) Reviews
by Richard
The Fushimi Shrine is one amazing Shrine, it has over 10,000 Red (Vermillion) Torii Gates that takes 2 hours to walk through. The history and culture, the ...
8h $ 331 up to 6 people

Osaka Street Food Tour

(118) Reviews
by Richard
This is a comprehensive tour concerning the National Drink of Japan, Japanese Sake and food from Japan's Kitchen (Osaka). Soul Food and good sake. I will d...
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Osaka Shrine & Temple Tour

(118) Reviews
by Richard
I will meet you at YOUR HOTEL IN OSAKA and we will head a Living Museum to see how Japanese lived 150~400 years ago, Osaka Castle Grounds, an Ancient Shrin...
8h $ 331 up to 6 people

The Secret Shrine of Omiwa & Sake Tasting

(118) Reviews
by Richard
This is in NARA PREFECTURE. The oldest SHRINE in ALL OF NARA, OUTSIDE OF NARA CITY. This amazing tour gives you over 2,600 years of history, 4 Shrines, a l...
10h $ 414 up to 6 people

Ise Jingu Day Trip (Most Sacred Shrine in all of Japan)

(118) Reviews
by Richard
I do not care what Shrine you visit, Ise Jingu has over a 2,000 year history and is the most SACRED site of all of the 88000 Shrines in Japan!
10h $ 414 up to 6 people