We were two couples and booked two days and two half days with Kahoko. We explained to her what were our interests ,exchanging e mails before our trip . Everything went perfectly welll! Hakoko is an agreable person, professional, energetic, efficient and very friendly.Her english is good. Not a minute was lost with her. She is a captivating person and contributed positively for a good impression of Tokyo.
We arrived in Japan at 5am for the first time and wanted to experience Tokyo with a local who could show us around. Kahoko met us at our hotel and from that moment on, we felt that Kahoko was more than a guide but also someone we could trust, more like a friend. She showed us how to navigate the Tokyo Metro, the sacred places, the new and exciting places, as well as the traditional parts of Tokyo. Kahoko took us to a traditional Japanese lunch and my wife enjoyed sashimi (raw fish) for the very first time, and with Kahoko's expert guidance and knowledge made for the most enjoyable Japanese meal. Overall we thoroughly loved her and so will you! Kahoko is a 5-star guide!
I was on a business trip to Japan and had a day spare to explore Tokyo. What better way than with a helping hand? Tour was as described and I very much had an enjoyable day and learnt a great deal with Kahoko. If you want to make the most of a short stay I highly recommend booking.
Kahoko speaks really good English and it's a bliss communicating with her. She is very prompt with her response and takes the trouble to plan the travel itinerary according to our intended sights to visit. My family and I had a wonderful time visiting Asakusa, taking the water boat to Hama Rikyu Garden, experiencing the Tea ceremony and sweet mochi and stopping Odaiba as our last visting site. I would definitely contact her again when I'm next visiting Tokyo again. Arigatou gozaimashita!
Our guide was friendly, intelligent and dynamic whichallowed us to see the maximum in 5 hours tlme.
My wife and I had such a wonderful time with Miss Kahoko. She's punctual in meeting us in our hotel elegantly dressed in nice kimono which set the tone for the cultural activity. Her house is very quaint and immaculately clean and tidy. She taught / help us into our respective kimonos before heading to a nice stroll in a nearby lovely Japanese garden. The tea ceremony was very solemn and relaxing to the senses. The kaiseki lunch which she cooked is really delicious, not to mention that the arrangement is very pleasing to the eyes. She even served us the most delicious grapes that we have ever tasted - the Tanenashi variety. Overall this tour is highly recommended for those who like to experience the real Japanese culture in a 4 hour span. By the way she even went out of her way to bring us to Ginza after our tour is concluded which is a big convenience for us. Overall an excellent experience second to none. Thanks a lot Miss Kahoko.
Let's enjoy the combination of the cluster of World Heritage shrines and temples and great nature of a waterfall, a lake,and forest.
7:30 Meet at your hotel or the place of your convenience.
8:30 Take Tobu express train from Asakusa ,Tokyo.
Have you ever heard of the city of Tochigi? Probably not. Many of you've probably never heard of that name before.
It's a small but beautiful city located in the southern part of Tochigi Prefecture. If you're tired of the busy city or want to see th...
Ashikaga is located 80km north From Tokyo. The city has a lovely atmosphere with a lot of tourist attractions for relaxing.
From Asakusa station we'll take an express train and enjoy 1 hour 15 minute ride to Ashikaga.
First we'll visit Ashikaga ...
We go to Nasu by motorway and stop at Sesshoseki (Killing stone) and then to Nasu Heisei-no-mori Forest. We walk there around a couple of hours and have lunch.
There is no restaurant in that area so that you should buy your lunch at one of the cov...
We visit Mashiko village outskirt of Utsunomiya, capital of Tochigi prefecture. Making Mashiko famous is Hamada Shoji after he moved to Mashiko. Mashiko ware was for daily use ceramics like pots, plates as such. Therefore it was not really an art,...
Got tired of the Tokyo's hustle and bustle? Want more cultural immersion? Then let's take a day trip to Nikko! On this flexible private tour, we will cover "Nikko Toshogu Shrine" one of the most famous cultural heritages around Tokyo as well as other...