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  (5) Reviews
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US$ 39 Hourly rate Price up to 8 people
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Cities where I can guide: Kagoshima

Languages English ( Business )

(5) Reviews
Hourly rate 39 USD Price up to 8 people
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Hello. I am Yoshiko, goverment licensed tour guide.
I was born in Kagoshima, grew up here, now rainsing two children here!
I have been here for more than 40 years.
My recommendations in Kagoshima are Mt Sakurajima (Active volcano) and Senganen (Japanese style garden).
Please enjoy the nature and history, foods and chatting with me in Kagoshima.
I support your great time during your stay in kagoshima!

5.0 (5) Reviews
Very Good


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

1 Person
Up to 8 people
Hourly rate US$39.15 US$39.15
4 Hours US$156.59 US$156.59
8 Hours US$313.19 US$313.19

* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 8 hours maximum per day.
* People: 8 maximum

Private Tours

Customized tour in Kagoshima city

(5) Reviews
by Yoshiko
Kagoshima is rich in nature, lots of history, deep culture with our life style. Walking around lava field, experience foot bath, tasting local speciality....
6 Hours US$ 235 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.

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Is the price per person or per group?

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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 time, there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting time, there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting time, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 5 )
STEPHEN STEPHEN United States ( Family )
1 year ago

“ Day with Yoshiko ”

Smart, professional and flexible. Nice sense of himor as well. Everything went perfectly and we learned alot about Japan history snd culture. Highly recommend.


Hello, Stephen. I am so glad to hear you had good time in this tour. Thank you for the rating. I will tell it to the driver. Please enjoy Yokohama! Take care.

Gaby Gaby Germany ( Family )
1 year ago

“ Wounderful tour ”

Excellent guide, very interesting places to see noch the tour.


Hi, Gaby. I hope you finished the tour without any troubles. Your smiles made me happy and I also had a great time with you and your Mommy. Take care and special thanks for your review. Yoshiko

Robert Robert Switzerland ( Couple )
1 year ago

“ Great tour with a very nice guide ”

Yoshiko was very flexible, well organized and showed us her Kagoshima, Mount Sakurajima and the beautiful Senganen garden. It was a great and interesting day despite rainy weather. Yvonne & Robert


Hello, Robert and Yvonne. Thank you so much for your comments. How was the long vacation? I hope you had a great time. Take care. I love cheese fondue! Yoshiko

Jai Jai India ( Family )
2 years ago

“ Kagoshima day tour ”

Excellent service. Really enjoyed the day with her.


Hi, Jai. How are you? Thank you for the great rating. Take care and visit us again.

Laurence Laurence United States ( Friends )
2 years ago

“ Great guide ”

Yoshiko is an excellent guide whom I recommend to anyone visiting Kagoshima. She stayed with stayed with us at each stop & was very pleasant, engaging, informative, and patient (I hurt my knee on my first day in Japan). She provided an excellent overview of Kagoshim and provided interesting information on Mt Sakurajima (active volcano) and was able to reference it to the our own Kilauea volcano (Hawaii). She also took us to the beautiful Senganen Garden & she told us interesting information on the where believe the Shimazu clan Lord designed the ?? flag). In the Senganen Garden, Yoshiko showed us the 200 yr old huge pine tree that was leaning & was going to be cut down because of its hollow trunk. She also pointed out the intricate cut glass work of the Satsuma Kiriko (we made purcha... read more


Hello, Laurence. How are you doing? It is my pleasure! I also had a great time with you. If you have a chance to Japan again, please drop by Kagoshima again. Please say hello to your wife and your friends for me. Take care! Thank you so much for the tour and the great rating.