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Yuki

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$ 18 Hourly rate Price up to 3 people
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Cities where I can guide: Ehime , Kochi

Languages English ( Professional )

Hourly rate 18 USD Price up to 3 people
( Max : 3 People )
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About

Hello! How are you? Thank you for checking out my profile. There are many attractive places in Kochi. You can tell me what you are interested in to get some recommendations or to arrange a custom tour to suit your interests.

My name is Yuki. On weekdays I work at a national facility to help researchers. And on the weekends I work as a paid/unpaid volunteer, interpreter or tour guide as my hobby on the side. I was born in Nara prefecture and also lived in Osaka for awhile. I moved to Kochi about 10 years ago after I graduated from university. Since then I've been enjoying this local area a lot. It has a completely different atmosphere from other big cities, the food is really fresh and people are happy to take time to help you.

My certifications:
Japanese calligraphy master(Chinese literature style only), occupational therapist, librarian, social education director.

Guide experiences:
Tour for pilgrims visiting the 7 temples around Kochi.
Guide for visitors interested in Yosakoi dance shows, fireworks, geisha entertainment, Kochi castle, Kobe beef restaurants, autumn leaf viewing...etc.

Interpreter experiences:
Tea field management and guide around tea fields and around Hidaka village.
Interpreted for a class for university international students about temple guidance and buddhism.
Kochi castle entrance interpreter.
Tourist information interpreter...etc

*What you can enjoy in Kochi (custom tour e.g.):

Middle/East Kochi:
Kokubunji temple
Japanese knife shop
Noichi Ryoma history museum
Shiba dog cafe

Central Kochi:
Aquarium
Fish market at Kokadai (every first Saturday of the month)
Cooking Japanese dishes
Temple yoga

West Kochi:
Ino paper museum
Niyodo tea field and cafe

Muroto area:
Dolphin center
Japanese traditional doll festival (2/28/2019-3/3/2019)
Botanical garden

Foods:
If you would like to go to good restaurant, please select one of the following types and message me. I’ll check if there are any tables available, and I'll give you the details and cost.
Tofu kaiseki
Fancy tempura kaiseki
Kaiseki with geisha dance entertainment
Izakayas where you can enjoy local foods and talk to the locals.
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*What’s “Kaiseki?”: “Kaiseki" is a style of Japanese traditional course meal. But it is not cheap like ramen or udon (these look like junk foods in comparison). During the Kaiseki meal course you can enjoy some Japanese homemade foods such as "chawanmushi" or "nimono". If you want to try what real Japanese people eat to keep their bodies healthy, here you go.
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Thank you for choosing to visit Japan. I love Japan a lot, so it would be pleasure to help you understand our language and culture. Looking forward to seeing you soon.

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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 3 people
Hourly rate $17.86 $17.86
4 Hours $71.44 $71.44
8 Hours $142.88 $142.88

* Duration: 3 hours minimum and 9 hours maximum per day.
* People: 3 maximum

Private Tours

First Time Kochi Visitors

by Yuki
8h $ 128 up to 15 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.