Mr. Hiro really amazed us with the Japanese responsible attitude. We are a family with a lot of questions towards the places we went especially on the history with why why why and he always answered our questions so patiently and with jokes (chocolate of course haha) and pop quiz throughout the 4 days tour in Kyoto, Nara and Osaka. Always asking our opinion on the lunch he brought us and he enjoys learning new mandarin words and pronunciation too haha! This is the first time we engaged with a local guide so I was asking plenty of questions before departing through Triplelights and Mr. Hiro is really a very patience guide to reply my every single doubt. Very good body Mr.Hiro have as he always walked energetic in front of us haha. Sorry for bring us to Umeda but we decide not to go up in the last minute. Also much thanks for rushing to get the last entry ticket into Todai-ji Temple before it closed at 5pm, just to let us have a look at the temple. It is really a worth visiting temple among all, so huge and grand. Amazingly built. Thanks for being the all time camera man, responsible guide and the good memories in Kansai area Mr. Hiro, hope we will have another chance to meet again in the near future! Such a fun and knowlegable trip, Take care! People out there, don't hesitate anymore when you are reading my review. Just book and enjoy the reasonable price tour with Mr.Hiro, you will not regret I promise. = ) PS : Really in love with Japan now Thanks with love, Irene & family 24 Oct 2016
Hiro co-created a special interest ceramic itinerary, including some tourist highlights; and was flexible and open to new suggestions along the way. He gave us valuable information and insights. Occasionally he was challenged by our more detailed questions but he always made a real effort to understand. He also went to extraordinary lengths to locate and finally recover a cell phone, that we had left in a taxi. What an amazing country Japan is and what a sincere, caring man. Hiro, our Hero!
Hiro is the best guide for my family. Even though we were a bit late he still managed to give us the best itinerary for the tour. He was very patient with us (because we get tired easily). He gave us options and recommended the best places. He was very professional but at the same time also a fun guide. He asked a lot of questions that would make you think and the answers would make you appreciate more of Kyoto. For us Kyoto was one of the best places we have been to in all of Japan thanks to Hiro. We can't wait to go back and book him again!
We're happy having our daily trip with Hiroshi. He is happy to assist and show many fantastic spots of Kyoto. And he is very flexible and ready to adjust the schedule for customer needs. Thanks a lot, Vlad
We truly enjoyed our 1 day Kyoto tour with Hiroshi because we were able to go to a lot of places and historical sites throughout the day and learn facts about the shrines and temples we visited. We requested to go to only 3 places but Hiroshi tried his best to squeeze in more places to visit as many as our schedule permitted. We liked how Hiroshi kept on asking us trivia questions as we went around, making the tour more interactive, fun and interesting. He even gave a prize to whoever had the most number of correct questions at the end of the tour! He not only served as a tour guide but ever so willingly acted as our photographer too which enabled us to collect pictures with full view of the sites we visited with all members of the family together in the pictures which might have been difficult to achieve if we just used a selfie stick. Hiroshi is a very accommodating, friendly and knowledgeable guide and we will surely recommend him to our friends and family when they visit Japan.
Our daughter has asthma, but Mr. Hiroshi was kind enough to work with us on our pace, taking us to a drug store to buy medicines, and mask. At the end of the trip, he was waiting for us to buy sourvenirs, and took us right to the terminal of the bullet train heading back to Tokyo. He also took our pictures, offering to email them to us. Not only that, we forgot our camera in an restaurant, and we had to take a cab to go back to retrieve it. Anyway, he was always smiling, accommodating to our needs. It was such an experiece, and we did not regret on taking this trip. Thank you Mr. Hiroshi! The Thach Family
Nara is an old capital of Japan. Nara had been the capital of Japan for 74 years before Nagaokakyo and Kyoto. Nara had been the center of Japanese Buddhism before Kyoto. Nara is famous for the Great Buddha, Kasuga-taisha Shrine, deer, and so on.