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Keiko

Licensed Guide
  (15) Reviews
Send message only 1 day available in April
$ 45 Hourly rate Price up to 20 people
Tour time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Please book at least 2 days prior to the tour date.
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Last updated: 3 hours ago
Cities where I can guide: Hiroshima

Languages English ( License )

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(15) Reviews
Hourly rate 45 USD Price up to 20 people
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About

Hi! My name is Keiko. I am a nationally licensed tour guide who loves meeting people from different countries and cultures. I was born in Hiroshima and have spent most of my life in my hometown, Hiroshima.

I have been working as a freelance tour guide since 2014. I have a passion and love for my job, with my commitment to make your visit memorable and fun. You will find me friendly, cheerful, flexible and knowledgeable. I love kids and and I am happy to be with them. I love guiding elderly people and I am happy to talk about Japanese history walking at an unhurried pace. Because of my 9-year career as an English teacher at elementary schools, I am good at guiding people whose native language is not English. I can use very simple and easy English in my guiding so that non-native English speakers can easily understand me.

Hiroshima is world famous for its sad memory of the atomic bomb. But at the same time, Hiroshima is a brilliant city where you can enjoy beautiful scenery on Miyajima shrine island, eating local foods and tasting Japanese sake. Why don't you have a memorable day in Miyajima shrine and peace park with me?

I hope my tours suit your interests. Please feel free to contact me for further information. I can customie my tour based on your needs and I will do my best, with Japanese spirit of hospitality, to make your tour comfortable and happy.

Thank you for visiting my profile and I look forward to welcoming you in Hiroshima!

Keiko

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Price

The prices below are for a private tour for you and your partner, family or friends.

Duration
1 Person
Up to 20 people
Hourly rate $44.50 $44.50
4 Hours $178.00 $178.00
8 Hours $356.00 $356.00

* Duration: 3 hours minimum and 8 hours maximum per day.
* People: 20 maximum

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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 ( 15 )
Suzi Suzi Australia ( Family )
Excellent
6 days ago

“ 5 Star tour guide ”

I feel my choice of guide could not be any better and more connected to me . An immediate and moving journey through tradition ,religion, war, destruction and commitment to peace for the world. Thank you Keiko for sharing. Hey and yes...the best Okonomiyaki in the world is in Hiroshima

Keiko:

Thank you Suzi, I loved all the conversation with you. I felt as if we had met before! And also thank you for your comment about okonomi-yaki. You ate the best one in the world :)

rachel Rachel Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Great day out ”

Keiko was friendly and knowledgeable, and we really enjoyed our time on Miyajima island and in Hiroshima city with her. Funny but important tip , she advised us the deer on Miyajima island like eating paper so to keep our JR rail passes in a safe place . We then witness a tourist trying to wrestle for her pass back from a deer who had it firmly in its mouth ! Going to Ground zero where the A Bomb exploded and the Peace museum were also highlights

Keiko:

Thank you Rachel, the scenery where a traveler was wrestling for her JR pass , which is the most important thing besides her life and passport, was a highlight for me, too. Yes, it was a fun day. I had a great day, too, Thank you again, Rachel!

Cynthia Cynthia United States ( Friends )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Best Tour Guide in Japan! ”

Keiko spoke excellent English. She has a great sense of humor. She planned a perfect itinerary for us. We saw a lot but weren’t rushed from place to place. We enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant that tourists and large tour groups would never find. We spent a wonderful day with Keiko and highly recommend her without any reservations.

Keiko:

Thank you Cynthia, the tour with you was full of fun and I'm glad you enjoyed my tour. I hope our path will cross again someday in this small world!

Marie Marie Philippines ( Friends )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Very pleasant and comfortable. Highly informative. ”

Keiko was very knowledgeable, accommodating with excellent English that made the tour interesting, highly educational with many facts that would have skipped us if we had done the tour on our own. She was solicitous of us considering our limitations with regards long walks.

Keiko:

Thank you Marie. Sharing our opinions and talking about our different cultures & history are always exciting moments for me, too. And I believe this experience will be a small piece of a better world. It was a wonderful day for me, too. Thank you again, Marie!

Elizabeth Elizabeth United States ( Family )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Keiko is Terrific! ”

Keiko is terrific! She is friendly, knowledgeable, efficient and speaks excellent English (ask her about “15” v “50”). She took us to the Peace Memorial area and Miyajima island and made sure we saw all the key important aspects. She shared information on local life and culture. And she is a huge Hiroshima Carp baseball fan!

Keiko:

Thank you, Betty. It was a wonderful day and I enjoyed all the conversation with you all. I’m glad that we shared our opinion, culture, baseball info, and many other things. We made a flower of peace bloom!