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Kagoshima Highlight tour (Senganen garden & Mt. Sakurajima)


Kagoshima
8 hours
up to 5 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

1)Senganen Japanese garden  →  2)Mt. Sakurajima

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Mikiko.

  • At Senganen garden: museum, garden, feudal lord residence
  • At Mt. Sakurajima: visitor center, foot-bath, observatory

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What to Expect

You can feel sophisticated beauty and history of Kagoshima,and enjoy dynamic power of nature! At Senganen garden, you will see magnificent view of nature of Kagoshima and historical sights. There is a residence of local feudal lords in the 19th century and you can go inside and see how then people lived there. And at a restaurant in the garden, you can enjoy various kind of local cuisine with a great view of the garden. To reach Mt. Sakurajima, we will take a ferry. On the mountain, we will feel energy of the earth from the observatory and how local people live with the active volcano.

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Kagoshima
Ending Point At your hotel in Kagoshima

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Kagoshima-city

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch(you and guide), entrance fee at Senganen garden

Important

please contact me when your visit is on weekends

This tour involves approximately 1 mile (1.5km) of walking.
please wear comfortable shoes.
Some places in Senganen Garden have steps and those may be slippery when wet.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 7 )
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Molly Molly United States ( Family )
Excellent
3 days ago

“ Great day in Kagoshima ”

We had a fantastic day in Kagoshima with Mikiko-san. She took us to the beautiful Sen fan en Gardens, then to a wonderful lunch in downtown Kagoshima; her English is excellent she’s very pleasant, well-informed, and charming. It couldn’t have been better! Highly recommended!

Mikiko:

Dear Molly, Thank you for such wonderful review!! I’m very happy to have a tour for you! It was a beautiful day and we really enjoyed the view very much. And I’m very happy to know you like the lunch in downtown. I hope you bring fun and wonderful memories in Japan back to your country ! And someday please come back to Japan!! Thank you for choosing me as a guide. If I have another chance to do it for you, I would be very thrilled!! Best regards, Mikiko

jean Jean United States ( Friends )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Mikiko is a great guide! ”

Mikiko is an excellent guide. She knows Kagoshima well, was informative and organized. We were very happy with her as our guide.

Mikiko:

Dear Jean, Hello! How have you and your friends been doing? Thank you for giving such wonderful review! I’m very happy to have you for the tour! I hope you and your group enjoyed the time in Kagoshima with Mt.Sakurajima and Senganen Garden, maybe Udon noodle on the ferry, too! Please tell my gratitude to your people for me. Thank you. Best regards, Mikiko

Natalie Natalie United States ( Friends )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Wonderful day at Kagoshima ”

Mikiko is one of the best guides from the ones we met on our trip. She is not only experienced guide with great knowledge of Japanese culture and history and fluent in English but also a very thoughtful and wonderful person that took care of us, answered every question, gave helpful suggestions . She is definitely one of the best!!!!!

Mikiko:

Thank you, Natalie! I appreciate your cooperation a lot. Thanks to generosity of you and your friends, the tour went very smoothly. Actually I enjoyed the tour with you and answering questions from your group. I hope you bring lots of memories back to your place and someday come back to Japan! (If it’s possible, come back to Kagoshima!!) Please tell my appreciation to your friends, too! Best regards, Mikiko

James James Australia
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Amazing and friendly guide! ”

It was pleasure to spend our day in Kagoshima with Miki, she was such a well-spoken and extremely knowledgeable guide. She had amazing communication and organisation before the day and was able to answer all of our questions in great depth. And above all she was so friendly and lovely, we had all made such a wonderful friend by the end of the day!

Mikiko:

Dear James, Thank you for giving such wonderful review! It’s my pleasure to have a chance to guide you and your family! I’ll treasure your words. Thank you very much. Miki

BJ BJ United States ( Friends )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Best guide. Be sure to use Mikiko. ”

Miki is a wonderful guide and I give her the very highest recommendation. Use her as your guide and you won't be disappointed. She has a wonderful personality and is very knowledgable. We have special memories of Kagoshima because of Miki.

Mikiko:

Dear BJ, Thank you for review! That means a lot to me. I had a great time with you and your friends! I wish you have a great memory in Japan, and you come back to Japan, Kagoshima again in the near future! Best wishes to all, Miki

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