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Yukihiro

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Send message fully booked in October
$ 36 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 48 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(5 adult 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, if used).

I can deal with 4 adults or 2 adults plus 3 children max with my vehicle. 5 adults and more guests need a rental car. I have a professional drivers license, I can drive any types of vehicle(even a big bus). 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, Fukuoka and Kumamoto. I live in Nagasaki, so depens on where I go to meet you first(meet-up), I will request you to pay Meet-up fee. It is showed 1,000JPYen 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. I try to choose cheapest way, but If meet-up fee costs more than 8,000JPYen, I may not accept your tour request. But if you don't care high pick-up fee(more than 8000JPyen), I can go anywhere as far as I can.

Okinawa is not on the available guiding city list, but if you provide my transportation fee from Nagasaki and hotel fee, I can guide you. Actually, I've lived in Okinawa for 8 years until March 2018 and I am qualified and legistered as a Okinawa Prefectural Official tour guide interpreter.

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 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.
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Cities where I can guide: Fukuoka , Nagasaki , Kumamoto , Saga

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

Hourly rate 36 USD Price up to 4 people
( Max : 7 People )
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About

Hello, everyone!! I'm eager to introduce this unique country, Japan to foreign guests. I am not a professional interpreter. I have retired Japan Ground Self-Defense Force(JGSDF=Japanese Army) in this March. I'd been in the military for 36 years. I experienced shooting, ranger training, special reconnaissance, military intelligence, counter intelligence, rappelling, map navigation, scuba diving, parachute jumping, and so on.

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.

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 interpreter tour guide.

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.

I speak English, Chinese (simplify & traditional) , not like a native though.

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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 $28.48 $35.60 $8.90
4 Hours $113.92 $142.40 $35.60
8 Hours $227.84 $284.80 $71.20

* Duration: 3 hours minimum and 16 hours maximum per day.
* People: 7 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.