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Cities where I can guide: Iwate

Languages English ( Business )

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Hourly rate 48 USD Price up to 5 people
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Hello, I'm Yuko. I've lived in Iwate, northern part of Japan for more than 15 years.

Iwate is far from Tokyo and transportation around here is not so convenient, but I love peaceful and wonderful Iwate. I would be happy to help you enjoy your trip without inconvenience.

Hiraizumi in Iwate was designated as UNESCO World Heritage site in 2011. It is well-known for Konjiki-do, Golden Hall, but many other things, such as food, nature and culture, must attract you, too.

Why don't you gain hands-on experience of deep Iwate?
I'm looking forward to seeing you soon!!

4.0 (1) Reviews
Very Good


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

1 Person
Up to 5 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate US$48.17 US$48.17 US$48.17
4 Hours US$192.67 US$192.67 US$192.67
7 Hours US$337.18 US$337.18 US$337.18

* Duration: 2 hours minimum and 7 hours maximum per day.
* People: 7 maximum

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SAKE brewery and Chuson-ji, Hiraizumi

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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?

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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 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 ( 1 )
Tony Tony Japan
Very Good
3 years ago

“ A great afternoon sampling historic sites in Ichinoseki Town, including a sake and beer brewery ”

Ichinoseki is usually a transfer point for visiting the incredible culture and history of Hiraizumi, the nearby World Heritage Area. Within limited time, Yuko walked me around a few of the key sites of Ichinoseki Town, the first being a restored samurai house from those fairly recent days when Ichinoseki was a castle town. Yuko has a lot of interesting local knowledge. Together with a volunteer guide stationed at the House, we wandered around the many rooms of what effectively for entertaining guests. We then moved to the Sekino-Ichi Sake and Beer Brewery just up the road. Yuko had arranged for fantastic personal tour of the associated Sake Museum, and then the Brewery. Yuko is very knowledgeable and helpful. Yuko enthusiastically share the sites, history and culture of the ... read more


Dear Tony, Thank you for your kind message. As you know much about Japanese things, this tour had to be suitable for you. I'm happy to hear your words of praise. If it's possible, could you please tell me about the reasons for the four stars?There may be any inconveniences of the tour or my drawback. Please let me know about it for my future. Thank you very much. Kind regards, Yuko