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Ai

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US$ 40 Hourly rate Price up to 1 people
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Last updated: 2 days ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Hakone , Yokohama

Languages English ( License )

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(11) Reviews
Hourly rate 40 USD Price up to 1 people
( Max : 5 People )
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About

Dear friends,

I was born in Tokyo and brought up in Yokohama, near Tokyo. All my ancestors were born in Tokyo for more than 300 years, as long as I know. I’ve been working in the field of education for a long time enjoying communicating with people of different generations, ethnic backgrounds, men & women, dogs, cats, birds and flowers, fish…….

Now, are you wondering about making your tour schedule ?
“I want to see cherry blossoms in Japan, but they die away so quickly…its’ over? Oh? Can I see them in Hakone, but, is Hakone far and also crowded? Umm….’’
“I want to see Tokyo, but the bay area in Yokohama looks charming, too. Can I see both? The time I can spend there is limited, umm….”
“Can I have some unique experience or workshop in Tokyo, not just a well-known sightseeing tour?”

If so, please let me know. I’ll suggest the following plan, as an example:

Day 1: (Afternoon) Half day tour in Tokyo; (Evening) Bay side cruise in Yokohama
Day 2: (Start early in the morning to Hakone)
Day 3: There are 2 choices: 1st option- Stay overnight in Hakone, enjoying hot springs, viewing gorgeous Mt. Fuji in the evening and early in the following morning (and move to Kyoto from Odawara station if you’re planning on the following day)/ 2nd option- Come back to Tokyo after the day trip and enjoy some unique cultural experiences.

Looking forward to seeing you in Japan, Ai

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Price

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

Duration
Up to 1 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate US$40.48 US$13.80
4 Hours US$161.92 US$55.20
8 Hours US$323.84 US$110.40

* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 8 hours maximum per day.
* People: 5 maximum

Private Tours

Tokyo for Cruise Ship Passengers

(11) Reviews
by Ai
Step out of your cruise ship and catch the breath of Tokyo!   Your guide will take you to the busiest crossings in Shibuya, famous Sensoji-temple in Asakus...
7h US$ 380

Ai's 'Tokyo, Old & New Tour'

(11) Reviews
by Ai
This 4-hour half day tour will take you to some must see spots in the heart of Tokyo. We'll tailor the rout and the places of visit to fit your interest t...
4h US$ 217

Yokohama, Old and New

(11) Reviews
by Ai
Yokohama is a lovely city where port and big town coexists. It was the first place in Japan to open up to foreign trade after ending isolationist economic...
4h US$ 217

Onsen (hot spring bath) experience in Hakone

(11) Reviews
by Ai
Try a real Onsen in quiet Hakone! As Onsen is not the place for cleaning but the place for relaxation, you should know some etiquette before you bathe in...
5h US$ 271 up to 2 people

 Picking the Best of Tokyo and Yokohama

(11) Reviews
by Ai
How we tour Tokyo and Yokohama: Your hotel in Tokyo —> Ginza —>Asakusa —> Take Shinkansen (Bullet train) from Tokyo Station to Shin-Yokohama Station —>...
8h US$ 434 up to 2 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 ( 11 )
Marc Marc United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Amazing Day Tour ”

Ai helped us cover much more of Tokyo in one day than we could have ever done ourselves. We whizzed through subway stations from one corner of Tokyo to the next. I can't believe all the amazing sights she was able to take us to in one day! We laughed a lot and shared many travel stories. Ai did a great job and we are very happy.

Ai:

Hello Marc, Thank you for writing the topmost review! We were happy we had a great sunny day, which made our long walk and talk in November cosy and comfortable. Please have a safe trip back to your home. Hoping to see you someday, somewhere again. Best regards, Ai

Ling Ling Taiwan ( Couple )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Wonderful Hakone Experience ”

Ai-san was lovely and sweet. She was very accommodating since the initial planning of the tour all the way till we parted ways. Ai was very knowledgeable of all the tour sites, and also took us to local spots. I hope to work with her again.

Ai:

Dear Ling, Thank you for your top grading!! It is my part to say “Thank you”. I’ve actually realized we could deeply enjoy Hakne even without Mt. Fuji…it was foggy that day….”if we have a great companion”. The time we shared talking over the healthy non-alcoholic Amazake ( sweet fermented rice drink) at a 400-year-old tea house by the old cider trail was really something I’ll never forget. May you both have a brilliant future together. Ai

Suneel Suneel United States ( Family )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Awesome Tokyo toir ”

Ai is not just a great tour guide but also a lovely and caring person. She went out of her way to accommodate and help us with innovative ideas for our Tokyo tour as per our needs and requirements. Will definitely recommend her anytime and will be calling on her on our next trip to Japan next year. She is really the best! Thank you Ai.

Ai:

Hello I, S, A and A, I can’t find a word to express how I thank you for your extra-super comments. I also enjoyed myself with your beautiful family. Yes, be sure to meet again next year in Japan. Enjoy the rest of your days and have a safe trip back to U.S. Ai

Youngsun Youngsun Korea, Republic of ( Solo )
Very Good
7 months ago

“ Good memories ”

I appreciate the kindness to pick me up although hotel is a little far from downtown. I enjoyed conversation with Ai, she is an intelligent and friendly woman, she shared history of Yokohama and I enjoyed conversation walking around the beautiful seaside. Actually, purpose of this guide trip was learning something new as I wanted to hear real story and I think this trip was worth for it. Thank you for sharing and making good memories.

Ai:

Dear Youngsun Thank you for your good rating. It was nice talking with a young lady like you from Korea, which reminded me of my good old days with my Korean friend; chatting, laughing, sharing long evening with talking and studying. Sorry it took too long before we finally found a best evening view around the Minato-mirai area. Hoping you’ll have a brilliant future ahead of you. Best regards, Ai.

Kate Kate United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Tokyo April 2019 ”

Ai was absolutely wonderful. Very organized and easy to communicate with prior to the tour. She took us all over Tokyo to see everything that we had requested to see and do. We had such a great time and would definitely use her services again. Thank you so much!!

Ai:

Dear Kate, Thank you for your five-star rating !! It was wonderful two days I still recall when I close my eyes ー your lovely niece jumping under the full-bloom cherry blossoms, quietness at the precincts of Meiji Shrine we shared after a long walk ー actually, though, I’m worrying if you’re too exhausted to retrieve your energy because of our too much walk. Hoping I could meet your beautiful family again someday, somewhere. Best regards, Ai.