A pleasant, flexible tour

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Alisa
6 months ago , ( Couple ) , From: Israel

“ A pleasant, flexible tour ”

This is a new tour Koji has produced, focussed especially on cruise ship passengers on shore excursions from Shimizu. Its main advantage is its flexibility, since the fickle weather makes planning rigidly in advance somewhat risky. Within reason, Koji will tweak the tour to fit the weather. Also, he takes you with his car to the sites, thus beating the big groups to what are essentially small sites, thus enhancing their charm. Koji himself is very pleasant and personable. Notwithstanding the horrible weather we had, we enjoyed our morning with Koji a lot.

Koji:
Dear Alisa, Thank you very much for your kind words about my tour. I also had a lot of fun spending time with you and your husband. You talked to me a lot about your home country, and it was very interesting to me to know about those cultural differences. I hope that you will revisit Japan in the future with your children who you said are interested in Japan, and that you will see a magnificent view of Mt. Fuji under a clear blue sky next time!

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Elaine
1 day ago , ( Friends ) , From: Australia

“ Our great 4 hour tour in Shimizu from the ship. ”

I had booked this 4 hour tour for when our ship docked in Shimizu for the day. Koji was waiting for us when we disembarked. We had a marvellous day visiting Kunozan Toshogu Shrine, Mt Fuji Observatory, a green tea plantation and Miho Pine Grove. One of our group was 90 yrs old and Koji was very considerate of her needs. His English was excellent. At the end of our tour he offered good recommendations for what we could do/ see for the remainder of our time in Shimizu. He was a great guide and we were extremely happy with his tour for the day.


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Jerry
1 week ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Excellent Day in Shimizu ”

If you are visiting Shimizu and want to book a private tour, this is the one for you. Koji is a very professional guide with good knowledge of the local area. He speaks English quite well. He met us at the cruise ship pier and drove up in his personal auto. We visited all of the sights on the itinerary, spending the amount of time we wanted. Some very unique experiences---Mt Fugi viewing, pine grove forest/beach, tea tasting fresh from tea field, cable car ride and famous shrine visit, plus cherry blossom viewing. What could be better.

Koji:
Dear Jerry. Thank you very much for your kind words, and I also thank you for teaching me the proper way to drink Scotch whisky. I am glad to know that you seemed to enjoy the tour in Shimizu. I had a fun time with you, too, and learned a lot from you. Well, although I am not sure I am "that" good as a tour guide, I am studying every day to improve my guiding skills as well as English skills. So I hope you and Janice will revisit Shimizu someday to confirm my progress(!) and to learn more about the region. May you both be happy and blessed with good health!

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Alisa
6 months ago , ( Couple ) , From: Israel

“ A pleasant, flexible tour ”

This is a new tour Koji has produced, focussed especially on cruise ship passengers on shore excursions from Shimizu. Its main advantage is its flexibility, since the fickle weather makes planning rigidly in advance somewhat risky. Within reason, Koji will tweak the tour to fit the weather. Also, he takes you with his car to the sites, thus beating the big groups to what are essentially small sites, thus enhancing their charm. Koji himself is very pleasant and personable. Notwithstanding the horrible weather we had, we enjoyed our morning with Koji a lot.

Koji:
Dear Alisa, Thank you very much for your kind words about my tour. I also had a lot of fun spending time with you and your husband. You talked to me a lot about your home country, and it was very interesting to me to know about those cultural differences. I hope that you will revisit Japan in the future with your children who you said are interested in Japan, and that you will see a magnificent view of Mt. Fuji under a clear blue sky next time!

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