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Send message only 6 days available in November
US$ 47 Hourly rate Price up to 8 people
When you are in Kansai(Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe), Anytime, Anywhere I am wating for you
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Cities where I can guide: Hyogo , Kobe , Kyoto , Nara , Osaka , Wakayama

Languages Korean ( Business ), English ( Conversational )

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* 한글 하단

Hi. my name is Byung. you may feel my name unusual. Yes, I came from Seoul, Korea 20 years ago. Since that time I have been living in Osaka, so, Osaka is the second hometown for me. I am also a licensed tour guide with a car(TOYOTA HIACE VAN) which is acceptable 8 passengers. Of course, the carfare is free(no charge). Usually Nara, Kyoto and Kobe around the Osaka are in what we call Kansai region(south-western half of Japan). Nara was the first capital with Yamato government since 4 century, and Kyoto was a more than one thousand year's capital from 8 century to 19 century before moving it to Tokyo(today capital). This long historical background and the well management of protecting historic sites could make Kyoto have 17 World Cultural Heritage sites. While Kyoto was a stage of the culture of the nobility and royal power, Osaka have been developing an unique common people's culture, especially a food culture. Today Dotombori in center of Osaka city is worldly famous as a food culture street. For this reason Osaka has a nickname of 'World of Kitchen'. Because Most of the wonderful tourist spots in Kansai are within about one hour distance including Kansai international airport, you can be touring diverse sites for shorter days. Come on! Now, exciting and amazing attractions and the unique Japanese hospitality are waiting for you. Thank you.

안녕하십니까. 오사카에 거주하고 있는 전국통역안내사 현병기입니다.일본국의 역사는 나라(奈良), 교토(京都), 오사카(大阪)에서 출발했습니다. 일본은 오랜세월 투쟁하는 역사속에서도 토착신앙이라 할 수 있는 신도(神道)에 대륙에서 전해진 불교를 융합하고 섬나라의 보수적인 정서를 조화시켜 일본만의 독특한 와(和)문화를 발전시켜왔습니다. 이 세곳은 간사이공항과 고베(神戸)를 포함하여 자동차로 1시간 거리내외에 있습니다. 이곳의 명소를 가이드와 함께 탐방하면서 그 역사적 의미를 이해하고 일본문화의 과거와 현재의 접점을 살펴보는 것이 고적지 관광의 재미입니다.
(이하 프로필은 약식으로 전합니다)
1. 서울 출생. 한국외국어대학(아랍어) 졸업
2. 현재 일본 오사카거주(20년). 영주권자
3. 일본국 통역안내사자격증, 2종운전면허(일본에서 여객운송은 2종면허 필요), 보유차량(도요타 9인승 하이에이스)
4. 고객맞춤형여행- 기본적으로 고객이 원하는 장소(픽업/샌딩포함)와 일정에 따라 진행합니다. 가이드 본인 차량은 실비를 제외하고는 무료로 제공합니다(실비란 유대, 고속도로비, 주차료를 말합니다). 가이드 식사와 관광지 입장료는 가이드 본인이 해결합니다.

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

1 Person
Up to 8 people
Hourly rate US$46.75 US$46.75
8 Hours US$374.01 US$374.01
8 Hours US$374.01 US$374.01

* Duration: 8 hours minimum and 12 hours maximum per day.
* People: 8 maximum

Private Tours

Family Trip in Kansai(carfare free) 무료차량 고객맞춤여행

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by Byung
One day Family trip from and to Kansai(Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) by car(carfare free) 간사이(오사카, 교토, 나라, 고베)지방 하루 투어(무료차량)
9 Hours US$ 380 up to 8 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 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 )
Ashleigh Ashleigh Korea
1 year ago

“ Considerate and Professional ”

My inlaws are Korean and don't speak english well. Mr. Byung was the perfect tour guide! His English, Korean, and Japanese are perfect and he was incredibly considerate of my husband's 80-year-old grandmother. He was a safe driver and very knowledgeable of the sites we visited. He suggested a lovely, affordable place for lunch and even though we were late getting back from our tour he didn't seem to mind and didn't rush us at our last stop. Overall, Mr. Byung's tour was an excellent, comfortable way for my family to experience Japan. I highly recommend hiring Mr. Byung as your guide.


I am so flattered for your praise, my guests are my family. God bless you, God bless your family. Thank you.