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  (9) Reviews
Send message only 3 days available in November
$ 28 Hourly rate Price up to 5 people
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Last updated: 18 hours ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura

Languages English ( License )

(9) Reviews
Hourly rate 28 USD Price up to 5 people
( Max : 10 People )
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My name is Toshio.
I am a national licensed tour guide.
I like traveling,climbing mountains,driving,watching movies and talking to foreign people.
I grew up in Tokyo, and I am familiar with sightseeing spots in Tokyo.
I would like to help you enjoy your stay in Japan.
I hope you will appreciate beautiful Japan.
I'm looking forward to seeing you soon.


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

1 Person
Up to 5 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $18.74 $28.12 $4.68
4 Hours $74.96 $112.46 $18.73
8 Hours $149.92 $224.92 $37.46

* Duration: 2 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per day.
* People: 10 maximum

Private Tours

Asakusa Tsukiji Half Day Tour

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Visiting Asakusa, and stroll Senso-ji temple, Kaminari-mon gate, Nakamise shopping arcade and so on. Senso-ji temple is the oldest temple in Tokyo and its ...
4h $ 112 up to 5 people

Cherry Blossom Viewing Half Day Tour in Tokyo

(9) Reviews
by Toshio
This is a half day tour by using public transportation system. The life of cherry blossom is very short from late March to early April. I would like to sho...
4h $ 112 up to 5 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 ( 9 )
Alaa Alaa United States ( Solo )
3 weeks ago

“ Great guide ”

Toshio did a great job showing me Kamakura. He picked me up from the hotel and took me through public transportation and returned me back to hotel. He is well aware of the history of all the sites and provided valuable information through the day. He is also very friendly and nice to be around


Dear Mr.Alaa Thank you very much for your review! I really enjoyed the tour with you. It was very nice talking with you. When you come to Japan again, please contact me. I would like to take you to a very good sushi restaurant. I am looking forward to seeing you again! Thank you again and good luck! Toshio

Alisha Alisha United States ( Family )
2 months ago

“ First time having sushi ”

We hired Toshio as our guide at the last minute because of another guide cancellation. I'm so glad that we did because Toshio was perfect! He traveled to where we were to pick us up and ride the Subway system so that we did not get lost. He took us through the outer markets Tskiji and pick the perfect place for us to try sushi for the first time. What he was very knowledgeable about the area and the foods that we should try according to our taste. I am so pleased with our tour and we had the perfect afternoon.


Dear Alisha Thank you very much for your review! I am very glad to hear you enjoyed the tour. I really enjoyed the tour with such a nice couple like you! Please come back to Japan and enjoy a lot of sushi next time! I am looking forward to seeing you again. Please send my best regards to your husband! Thank you again and see you again! Toshio

Manoaj Manoaj India ( Solo )
3 months ago

“ Had an amazing day to know the life of a Japanese. ”

Mr. Toshio is an amazing person. Very calm and willing. He showed me around Yanaka and other areas in the limited time we had. Most importantly, he answered every single question I had to understand the life of a normal Japanese. The conversations made this whole trip alive. He even took extra time to help me understand the metro system so that I could het back hassle free. Thanks Mr Toshio. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼


Dear Mr.Manoaj Thank you very much for your review! I really enjoyed talking with you. I had a so very good time! I really appreciate all your kindness. I hope you will be successful in your life. I am looking forward to seeing you again! Thank you again and Good luck!! Toshio

Sharon Sharon United States ( Solo )
5 months ago

“ Asakasa Hie shrine and Zenkoji ”

Toshio did an excellent job. We saw many things gs and had a great lunch


Dear Sharon Thank you so very very much for your kind review! It was my great pleasure to show you Tokyo. I really appreciate your kindness. I am looking forward to seeing you again in Kamakura! Best regards, Toshio

William William Australia ( Couple )
7 months ago

“ Lovely Cherry Blossoms lovely Guide. ”

My wife Wilma and I were most fortunate to find Toshio as a guide. He met and returned us to our hotel took us to see the Cherry Blossoms in two spectacular venues. He took us to lunch at a Sushi restaurant that was obviously of good reputation with the locals as the tables were continually occupied. Toshio was very knowledgeable about Tokyo and it’s amenities. In addition he was a sensitive and attentive guide. How fortunate were we to have an individual guide rather than be part of a group following a person with a number on a stick. Thank you Toshio for a wonderful day. Wilma and Bill Pimm Australia.


Dear Mr.William and Ms.Wilma Thank you very much for such a wonderful review!! I am very glad you enjoyed the tour. I really enjoyed cherry blossoms and lunch with such a nice couple like you!! I had a really memorable time with you. I hope you will enjoy your healthy and happy life and come back to Japan some day. I am looking forward to seeing you again. Thank you again!! and see you again!! Toshio