Rick

Licensed Guide
(46) Reviews
US$ 39 Hourly rate
Amely Amely United States ( Family )
Excellent
10 months ago

“ Rick is a wonderful Kyoto guide...fun, efficient, knowledgeable, and informative ”

Rick was an amazing guide to Kyoto for my son and I for 2 days. He was very efficient and thoughtful in planning our itinerary and what we would do. He took us to many sites and had we not went with him we would never have seen half of what we did. His knowledge of the shrines and markets was so thorough. It was such a pleasure to have a guide not only to understand the history of the sites we were touring but also to give us insight into the culture and history of the city. Rick KNOWS Kyoto. He was very friendly and personable. His food choices were excellent. He was very easy to spend time with. Of our entire month travels in Asia, Kyoto and our time with Rick specifically was such a significant highlight. Without hesitation, I can recommend Rick as a guide for you. We could not have been happier or more satisfied.

Rick:

Dear Amley, Thank you very much for so nice review! I am very glad that you were happy and satisfied the tour. Yes, we enjoyed some gardens, market streets, temples, a castle and so on. Since you love garden, architecture and art, Kyoto was the ideal city for you to enjoy, I believe. Your son was so nice boy and I enjoyed very much talking with him and knowing his interests. Please come back to Kyoto in near future and I hope I can guide you again! Best regards, Rick

Private Tours

Extra Day in Kyoto: Explore Ancient Capital

(46) Reviews
by Rick
This tour visits Kyoto Heian Capital museum to see the elaborate display of Heian Capital replica around 8th to 12th century including relics around the mu...
2.5 Hours US$ 69 up to 5 people

In Depth Analysis of Nijo castle plus Kyoto highlights

(46) Reviews
by Rick
Nijo castle is not just an old castle but it is a great showcase of Japanese art, history and architecture. Kyoto certified tourgude Rick will explain deep...
6 Hours US$ 235 up to 5 people

5 hour Kyoto highlights tour plus optional Maiko dinner

(46) Reviews
by Rick
By joining this tour, you can enjoy main 3 sightseeing spots of Kyoto in 5 hours. After that you have an option to join Maiko dinner which you can enjoy Ja...
5 Hours US$ 196 up to 5 people

Summer early bird tour of Kyoto

(46) Reviews
by Rick
This is a 4 hour tour which starts at 7:30 AM (or 8:00) for avoiding the heat in the afternoon. The visiting spots are chosen among the "must see" spots in...
4 Hours US$ 176 up to 5 people

Fushimi & Uji memorable tour

(46) Reviews
by Rick
This tour takes you to the two areas, Fushimi and Uji. Both are a little away from central Kyoto and have the specific atmosphere that makes you feel comfo...
7 Hours US$ 274 up to 4 people