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Fuhito

Licensed Guide
  (6) Reviews
Send message only 5 days available in November
$ 46 Hourly rate Price up to 6 people
If you are Interested in tours in Tokyo and Kyoto, please make your booking at leaset couple days before the acutual tour.

Currently, I will be basically available on weekends.

My basic guiding area will be around Nagoya, and Kyoto, but I am happy to take your requests if you are interested in something special.

I will be happy to guide you around many places, but since I currently live in Nagoya, I might have to ask for an extra charge for transportation or hotel fees for places such as Tokyo, Hakone, Mt.Fuji, Takayama, Osaka, etc

Thank you!
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Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kyoto , Aichi , Nagoya

Languages Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )

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(6) Reviews
Hourly rate 46 USD Price up to 6 people
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About

Hi! My name is Fuhito, and I would love to be your Japanese tour guide in English!
I can take you on many wonderful trips around Japan, and I specialize in giving extraordinary experiences that you will never forget, from popular sightseeing spots to places off the beaten track.

Let me share a little bit about myself. I was born and raised in Tokyo’s countryside, and I have spent 3.5 years abroad when I was a child. While I was abroad, I realized that I knew so little about my own country. Since then, I became much more interested in Japan, and started to research a lot. The more I learned about Japan, the more I became more attracted to Japanese history, culture, and customs, which made me want to live like an ideal Japanese person in some way. I first started out as a volunteer guide and interpreter in Tokyo, and I am now certified as national licensed guide and interpreter, and have been traveling around Japan to learn more about my country, and to share it with my future guests and friends. As I introduced things about Japan, I found myself enjoying seeing my friends and guests becoming more interested in Japan. Since then, I have also sought out opportunities to get involved in many cultural exchange programs such as walking tours, promoting sister city relationships, taking care of delegations, and organizing homestay programs.

I also love to take photos of beautiful scenery, people, and traditional things. I would be more than happy to take your photos for you while you are in Japan, so please feel free to ask! There are so many memories that you can remember from a single photo. Please reach out to me if you have any specific requests or even if you’re just looking for information. I would be delighted to take you to photogenic places to take some photos together!

I always enjoy guiding and want to contribute to your wonderful trip with the very best of my hospitality. When you have a chance to travel around Japan, please feel free to ask me anything!
And if you book me for a tour, we will surely have a great time together.

I look forward to seeing you in Japan!

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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 6 people
Hourly rate $46.00 $46.00
4 Hours $184.00 $184.00
8 Hours $368.00 $368.00

* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 12 hours maximum per day.
* People: 6 maximum

Private Tours

Nagoya Historic Tour (Model course)

(6) Reviews
by Fuhito
Nagoya, home to 3 great Samurai Lords. On this tour, we will be visiting Nagoya Castle, Atsuta Shrine, Osu Temple and Osu shopping streets. Great chanc...
7h $ 281 up to 6 people

1day Kyoto tour (North sites)

(6) Reviews
by Fuhito
Kyoto is one of the most popular cities to visit in Japan. On This tour, you will be visiting the major sites on the north side of Kyoto city, such as Gol...
7h $ 276 up to 6 people

1day Kyoto tour (East sight)

(6) Reviews
by Fuhito
Kyoto, Japan’s ancient capital, and one of the most popular city to visit in Japan. On This tour, you will be visiting the major sites in east side of Kyo...
7h $ 281 up to 6 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 ( 6 )
Tim Tim United States ( Family )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ A great use of time and a very professional guide. ”

We were in town for a conference and our sightseeing time was somewhat limited. I am so glad we were able to find Fuhito, as he made the full day packed with some of the best arts, culture, dining, history, and just a great day. Fuhito was able to add tremendous value by sharing the whole story of the many sights we visited. We felt like we were getting the inside scoop as he toured us around.

Fuhito:

Thank you for choosing me as your guide! I am happy to see that you enjoyed my tour and the atmosphere of Kyoto. I myself also enjoyed going around Kyoto with you and sharing the stories coloring the entire day. I hope now you are more interested about our country and culture, which makes you want to visit again. Looking forward to see you again some day!

Rukan Rukan United States ( Couple )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Awesome experience, great time ”

Certainly made huge difference in our trip , lots of information Memorable time

Fuhito:

Thank you for choosing me as your guide! Looking forward to see you again in Japan!

Keiko Keiko Italy ( Couple )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Perfect way to spend a day at Kyoto - getting around with Fuhito san ”

Fuhito san speaks perfect English, and is a very professional, friendly tour guide with a deep knowledge about the area. I highly reccommend to book his time slot if you are planning to spend some time in Kyoto, especially if your visit is for the very first time like us - Even though we contacted him on the day before the arrival, he was able to schedule and manage the perfect sightseeing plan which we truly enjoyed. Thank you so much Fuhito san, we look foward to seeing you by chance again!

Fuhito:

Thank you for choosing me as your guide! We had a wonderful time exploring around Kyoto together, and I hope you are more interested about my country. I am looking forward to see you again some time. See you again!

Jonas Jonas Japan ( Family )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Interesting and flexible tour ”

We had a wonderful day with Fuhito. He was very friendly and flexible, he accomplished our wishes any time. He has a great knowledge, we got lots of interesting and special information over the day. We really recommend.

Fuhito:

Thank you for choosing me as your guide! It was a wonderful day touring around Kyoto. I hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan and have a safe trip home. See you again!

Kseniia Kseniia Russian Federation ( Couple )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Perfect trip! ”

Fuhito is a real guide to traditions and nature of Kyoto! It was a great pleasure to spend time with him!

Fuhito:

Thank you for choosing me as your guide! We really enjoyed our time exploring around Kyoto and having an experience by trying many new things. I wish you a great luck, and hope to see you again some time.