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World War Ⅱ history course

by Noriko
(18) Reviews
8h $ 270 Price up to 8 people
  • Okinawa Main Island
  • 8h
  • up to 8 people
  • Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )
  • Private tour (only you and your guide)

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Overview

The battle of Okinawa was the only ground battle of World War II in Japan, fought and went on for about three months. This is the course which you need to go about World War Ⅱ history.

Highlights

  • Maeda Kochi (Hacksow Ridge)
  • Shuri castle
  • The former Japanese navy underground headquarters
  • Okinawa prefecture peace memorial musuem

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Noriko Licensed Guide
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What to Expect

OKinawa is famous its own culture from era "Ryukyu kingdom." At the same time, if is famous to pray for world peace because of history of World War Ⅱ.It is worth to know it during you visit Okinawa, here is the only place a ground battle in Japan.

Important

I would like you to have good memories with local residents while you stay in Okinawa. I would like to try to find the best way for your favor. Having guide and asking what you want to know about the city and country, that make your journey more interesting. I prefer to take a tour within a month or two month. So please ask me to guide for you just only two month before or within it.

Transportation fee (taxi, it should be around 24000 yen, if you over 3 person, we need jumbo taxi, it should be around 34000 yen), entrance fee of Shuri castle 840 yen, The navy underground headquarters (440 yen), Peace memorial museum (400 yen). Lunch are excluded. I will reserve the traditional restaurant which you can have Okinawan specialty if you want.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up,
What‘s not included
transportation fee ( taxi around 24000 yen for 3 person, over 3 person 34000 yen) entrance fee Shuri castle (840 yen), navy underground headquarters (440 yen), peace memorial museum (400 yen), lunch
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Naha
Ending Point
At your hotel in Naha
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 8 people

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date, there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 18 )
Yu-Hung Yu-Hung United States ( Couple )
Excellent
17 hours ago

“ South Okinawa private tour ”

We want to thank Noriko for the wonderful tour of Southern Okinawa. We enjoyed learning about the history and culture of the Okinawan people.

Noriko:

Thank you for a wonderful day and thank you for choosing Okinawa. It was great to see you as a guide.

William William United States ( Family )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ A Passion for Okinawa ”

Noriko was an excellent guide for our short 4 day visit to Okinawa. She led us to the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, and it was a great tour. What made Noriko so special was her love for her home island Okinawa, and her passion and knowledge of it's history was super impressive! She was wonderful, and her genuine admiration for the island was fantastic, including all of the background and historical lessons she was able to teach us. The aquarium was really exciting too. A great day!! Thank you Noriko!!

Noriko:

Aregatou gozaimasu indeed. Okinawa's natural beauty is important for Japanese and Okinawan. It is great to hear from you. Thank you for choosing to visit Okinawa.

Brion Brion United States ( Family )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Very knowledgeable of Okinawa history ”

Not only did we learn about the battle of Okinawa, but also Okinawan history.

Noriko:

Thank you for staying Okinawa. Okinawa is some kind of special place historically, culturally and socially in Japan. I am glad to introduce to you. Thank you.

Lori Lori United States ( Family )
Very Good
3 months ago

“ Our visit to Okinawa ”

Noriko was timely and informative. She was super nice! Highly recommend!

Christopher Christopher United States ( Couple )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Excellent tour of Okinawa ”

Noriko is an excellent tour guide! As a long time resident of Okinawa she is able to provide great insights about its history, culture and sites. Noriko has a very engaging and upbeat personality which adds so much to the overall quality of the tour.

Noriko:

Thank you indeed. I had a great chance to meet great persons like you through this job as a guide. I apriciate every each words which you explain about Okinawa. Thank you Noriko Yoshiura

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