I'm Atsuko. I am a national certified tour guide.
I used to work for Virgin Atlantic Airways as a flight attendant.
I lived in London UK three years and Portland Oregon USA a year to study travel and tourism.
I live in Tokyo over 25 years with my family.
I have 2 children. My son is university undergraduate.He was studying in Christchurch New Zealand 3 years and graduated college there.
My daughter graduated university in Japan. When she was high school student,she also studied in Marlborough New Zealand as exchange student. Now she works for travel industry.
Travel is one of my precious event. Travel broaden my mind.
I enjoy different places,food and culture. Also I like meeting people.
I've been traveled 23 countries over 160 cities. After marrige I've been still traveling with my family every year over the world to have special time and precious memory.
Since I was traveled with kind consideration in foreign countries and had a wonderful time every countries.
So this is the time in my turn to help foreign tourists enjoy their stay and make them wonderful time in my counrty.
I'm looking forward to seeing you in Tokyo Japan !!
The prices below are for a private tour for you and your partner, family or friends.
Up to 5 people
For each extra person
* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 6 hours maximum per day.
* People: 6 maximum
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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
We had a custom designed tour with Atsuko. She picked us up at our hotel on time and took us to all the sites we had agreed on. She was very knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed our tour with her. Atsuko took us to some very interesting places and was a pleasure to deal with. Highly recommend.
Thank you very much for wonderful review Suzette! I was so glad to share a plasant time with you. Did you go to Shinjyuku gyoen park ? I hope you enjoyed the garden and cruise where you visited all the places. If you have plan to come back Tokyo please feel free to contact me. I hope to see you again one day!
What can I say except what a fantastic person to show you the sights of Tokyo!! Made us a ease from the moment that we meet at our hotel to the time when Atsuko left us at Shinjuku station. Very knowledgable and informative, helped us with buying out metro card, took us to a traditional Japanese restaurant for lunch and really crammed in a lot into the 6 hour tour, more than we would have done on our own. Would definitely recommend as a guide 100%....
Thank you for wonderful review Matt ! I'm so glad that you enjoyed the tour. It was great time to be with yours. You remaind me London life cause of your british accent like 007 james bond. You enjoyed different food and culture which the purpose of your wife to visit Japan. I hope you had a wonderful time in Tokyo. Thank you again and hope to see you someday.
Atsuko was an excellent guide for us. She was patient and considerate. She was knowledgeable and kind. We would absolutely use her services again.
Thank you for your gerat review Gery ! I was so glad to share a pleasant time with your lovely family. Your children are clever and adorable. I hope to see you again someday!!!
We really enjoyed our day with Atsuko. She was helpful, graceful, kind and, her English was extremely good. We had a lovely day. Thank you.
Thank you very much for your wonderful review! it was a nice sunny day after typhoon hit the city. I was so glad to share a pleasant time with you. You two are such a sweet women thank you for bring me nice gifts from Canada. I really love the place where you live one of the beautiful place in the world. I would like to visit someday again. Thank you.
Atsuko is charming and knows Tokyo as a local. The highlight for me was walking through the former gardens of an imperial palace and seeing modern Tokyo in the background at every direction.
Thank you for nice review! I really enjoyed talking with you and Don. You told me a lot of things which I didn't know. I like your way of travel. I hope I would like to travel with my husband like yours. Thank you again and have a wonderful vacation.