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Yukihiro

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Send message only 9 days available in December
$ 35 Hourly rate Price up to 4 people
I have no fixed holidays. I'm very flexible, not always though. If you inform me early enough, at least 72 hours and more beforehand, I may manage to accept your requests.

During the tour, my coverage areas are mainly poor public transportation area, so mostly use my vehicle(4 adult guests Max), it is easy to travel and free to move. I don't charge for the vehicle operation fee (only request you to pay costs for parking and toll road fee in cash on site, if used).

My vehicle can take 4 adult guests or 2 guests plus 3 children max . 5 adult guests and more need a rental car. I have a professional drivers license, I can drive almost types of vehicle. Depends on the numbers of customer, I rent a suitable size car and drive during your tour. I drive as a designated driver. In this case, you have to pay for all cost for the rental car (Rental fee, insurance, fuel, toll road, parking fee, etc).

My coverage areas are Nagasaki, Saga and Fukuoka. I live in near Ohmura city in Nagasaki prefecture, so depens on where I go to meet you(meet-up), I will request you to pay Meet-up fee on site. It is showed 1,000JPY on my pricing page. But meet-up fee will be different price based on the transportation fee from where I stay. I will inform you meet-up fee in the proposal tour plan before your booking.

Here are basic meet-up rate on each area, Ohmura city Free, Sasebo city 1,000JPY, Nagasaki city 2,000JPY, Saga 3,500JPY and Fukuoka 7,000JPY. I try to choose cheapest way, but If meet-up fee costs more than 8,000JPY, I may not accept your tour request. But if you don't care high pick-up fee(more than 8000JPY), I go anywhere as far as I can.

I am working in both Nagasaki and Okinawa, so stay 2 places about the half and half days. I've lived in Okinawa for 8 years until March 2018 and I am qualified and registered as a Okinawa Prefectural interpreter tour guide .

On my schedule calendar, available days means that I stay Nagasaki, on the contrary, unavailable days might means I am in Okinawa(not 100%), so I might be able to guide you in Okinawa. If you intend to have a private tour in Okinawa, please inform me through this web site, I might be able to guide you. Because I'm HERE in OKINAWA then!!!!

Hokkaido is also not on the list. But I lived in Hokkaido for 10years when I was young and traveled all over Hokkaido by mortorcycle. So I can guide you if you provide for my transportation and cheapest hotel costs.

One of my hobby is handmade Japanese Soba noodles. I can teach you how to make Japanese Soba. Soba is made of backwheet flower, one of Japanese traditional healthy low calorie food. I hope you don't have back wheat allergy.

Making Handmade Soba and Tempura Experience activity has been showed on my original tour list.
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Cities where I can guide: Fukuoka , Nagasaki , Saga

Languages Japanese ( Native ), 简体中文 ( License ), 繁體中文 ( License ), English ( License ), Korean ( Beginner ), Portuguese ( Beginner ), Russian ( Beginner )

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Hourly rate 35 USD Price up to 4 people
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Hello, everyone!! My name is Yukihiro, call me "HERO". I'm eager to introduce this unique country, Japan to foreign guests. I am not a professional interpreter. I have retired from Japan Ground Self-Defense Force(JGSDF=Japanese Army) this year.
大家好! 我名字(Yukihiro), 請叫我(HERO)。我喜歡跟外國遊客分享這個很有意思的國家---日本國。我是個業餘的翻譯導遊, 不太專業, 我今年退休了日本陸上自衛隊(日本陸軍)。

I have spent most of my career as a Army NCO(Non-commissioned officer) . My job experiences are only in the military world, but there are variety of specialties, so I didn't feel boredom. I lived in many places all over Japan, such as Hokkaido 10years, Chiba 15years, Okinawa 8years and more places.
我在軍隊當陸軍士官過了大部分的生活。我的工作經驗只在軍隊內,但是它有很多兵種和工作,所以我沒有膩了。我住過日本各地的很多地方,例如北海道10年,千葉縣15年,沖繩8年還有別的有些地方。

I am working for the half of month as a tour-conductor in Okinawa Japan. Rest of month, I live in Nagasaki Prefecture, and work as a Triple Lights interpreter tour guide.
我一邊在沖繩當旅遊服務員大概半個月,一邊在九州長崎當Triple Lights的翻譯導游工作剩餘的月。

I am registered as a Okinawa prefectural interpreter tour guide (English & Chinese), but don't have a government certification. So I am brushing my skill up to get it.
我登記了沖繩縣的地域翻譯導遊(英/中文),可是沒有全國的。所以為了獲得全國導遊資格,我正在繼續學外語。

I speak English, Chinese (simplify & traditional) , no problem to guide you, not like a native though.
我會說英語和中文(簡/繁),作為您的導游沒問題,沒有母語的人那麼好。

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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 4 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $28.16 $35.20 $8.80
4 Hours $112.64 $140.80 $35.20
8 Hours $225.28 $281.60 $70.40

* Duration: 3 hours minimum and 16 hours maximum per day.
* People: 8 maximum

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 ( 1 )
Bobby Bobby Hong Kong ( Family )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Kumamoto castle and fruit picking ”

Yukihiro San is very nice and professional. He is very response to the message and provides very clear information on the non-includes items. During the tour, he tried his best to accommodate our requests and took care of my parents, who has limited mobility. Overall speaking, I will highly recommend Yukihiro San to plan to visit Japan.

Yukihiro:

Dear Bobby, Thank you very much for the high evaluation to me. The weather was so nice, but sorry for the inefficiency because of the middle day of three consecutive holidays of Japan, heavy traffic and crowded situation. Kumamoto is not my home area, so it is not well known area, I felt the shortage of knowledge and experiences in Kumamoto, so I couldn't provide you the best performance. If you visit Nagasaki, please hire me again, I promise you to guide you in my best performance to travel there. Yukihiro