Ritsuko

Licensed Guide
(3) Reviews
US$ 53 Hourly rate
Mary Mary United Kingdom ( Couple )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Superb Guide ”

We arranged a day tour with Ritsuko from Azamara Quest docked in Sakaimenato. Ritsuko arranged a wonderful trip for us with our own car and driver to the Adachi Museum of Art with its stunning garden. Then we went on to visit the beautiful castle at Matsue, followed a boat ride around the moat. The boat has a roof that comes right down as you go under the low bridges - great fun! We also went to the fascinating Lafcadio Hearn Museum and his home. Lafcadio was the first European to gain real insight into Japan and write about it for the European market. An amazing man! Also fitted in a quick visit to the Samarai House. Had a delicious Japanese lunch too. Ritsuko was a superb guide, who arranged a great day for us. She Is a very knowledgeable, fully qualified guide who speaks excellent English as well as being a pleasure to be with. It was very easy to communicate with her beforehand via Triplelights to arrange exactly the itinerary we wanted - a very packed day! Book a tour with Ritsuko and you should have a great day.

Ritsuko:

Mary, It was great for me to guide you and your husband in Matsue. I am very glad to know you had a great fun there. I was so happy we arranged the tour together as you like not only on the web, but also on the day. You chose Lafcadio Hearn Museum and his home instead of matcha green tea, that you had already experienced. I was inspired by your deep interest in our culture. Thank you for trying the pleasure boat around the moat of the castle even on the chilly day. It was good they provided us a blanket! Take, the taxi driver, let me know he sent you off at the port without a problem. Thank you again for giving me this opportunity. I was so happy to have such nice and considerate guests like you. Ritsuko

Private Tours

Spiritual Tour in Izumo

(3) Reviews
by Ritsuko
This is a short walking tour around Izumo Grand Shrine, which is one of the most sacred and important shrines in Japan. At Hinomisaki, you can enjoy the s...
4.5 Hours US$ 250 up to 5 people

Trip around Izumo Grand Shrine

(3) Reviews
by Ritsuko
If you want to lose yourself in a nature beauty or you have an interest in the history of ancient Japan, Izumo is the place for you. Izumo has been known...
7.5 Hours US$ 480 up to 5 people

Matsue Castle and Sightseeing Boat Tour

(3) Reviews
by Ritsuko
This is a historic walking and boat tour around Matsue Castle, one of the only 12 original castles in Japan. Experience the nostalgic atmosphere of Matsu...
5.5 Hours US$ 288 up to 5 people

Trip around Adachi Museum of Art

(3) Reviews
by Ritsuko
Are you interested in beauty in Japan? Then why don't you choose this tour? You will enjoy natural beauty in Shimane with wonderful arts and gardens in the...
8 Hours US$ 462 up to 5 people

One day trip in Eastern Tottori

(3) Reviews
by Ritsuko
Enjoy the abundant nature in Tottori to the full! In this tour, we visit eastan part of Tottori. The sand dune and sand art museum and the sightseeing boa...
7.5 Hours US$ 593 up to 7 people

A World Heritage Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine Walking Tour

(3) Reviews
by Ritsuko
A whole day walking tour in old Omori town with silver mine shafts: UNESCO World Heritage Site. Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine produced 1/3 of the world producti...
9 Hours US$ 480 up to 6 people