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Nobu

Licensed Guide
  (44) Reviews
Send message only 8 days available in February
$ 40 Hourly rate Price up to 4 people
I can guide you in Tohoku District including Akita, Aomori, Iwate, Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata only if you could bear my transportation fee of 8,000Yen. (Sorry, but I usually live in Chiba.)
For Kanto District including Chiba, Hakone, Ibaraki, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Mt. Fuji, Narita, Nikko, Saitama, Tochigi, Tokyo and Yokohama, the pick up fee is 3,000Yen.
If you would like me to guide you in any other area, please feel free to contact me.
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Last updated: 10 hours ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura , Mount Fuji , Hakone , Yokohama , Kanagawa , Nikko , Saitama , Chiba , Tochigi , Narita , Ibaraki

Languages Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )

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(44) Reviews
Hourly rate 40 USD Price up to 4 people
( Max : 24 People )
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About

Hi, I am Nobu, a national certified tour guide.

My main areas as a guide are Tokyo and its Suburbs including Nikko, Hakone and Mt. Fuji. I can also guide you in Chiba, Ibaraki and Kanagawa.

Many people arrive at Narita Airport, but directly go to Tokyo or other areas.
However, there are many good places to visit near Narita.
I have been living in Chiba for more than 25 years and know about this area including Narita very well. If you arrive at or leave Narita Airport and have a half or full day in Narita, please contact me! I am willing to guide you in this area.

Another area I would like to guide you is Tohoku District, including my hometown, Iwate.
There are also many good places, but most people do not know about this District.
You can easily visit there in 2 hours by Shinkansen (Bullet Train).
If you have got a JR pass, you do not Need to worry about transportation fee.
If you are interested in this District, please contact me. I can help you to make a plan.

I am looking Forward to Meeting you soon in Japan!

Nobu

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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 4 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $36.00 $39.60 $4.50
4 Hours $144.00 $158.40 $18.00
8 Hours $288.00 $316.80 $36.00

* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 12 hours maximum per day.
* People: 24 maximum

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 ( 44 )
Susan Susan Philippines ( Friends )
Very Good
1 week ago

“ Anout Nobu ”

Nobu is a very competent guide. He knows how to explain the olaces we went to. Good english. Very friendly and helpful. Pleasant personality

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Susan. While it was not a good weather, we were luckey enough to see Mt. Fuji from the breaks in the clouds. Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchiko have different beauties in each season. Please visit there in other seasons if you have a chance. Nobu

bena Bena Australia ( Family )
Very Good
4 weeks ago

“ nice pace to see Tokyo ”

Nobu was quick to response, depot booking only 1 day in advance he was able to create a good itinerary of us. Very patience and helpful. Thanks Nobu.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Bena. I feel happy if I could help you to enjoy Tokyo. I hope to visit your shop in Perth with my family in the future! Nobu

Hiyasmin Ledi Hiyasmin Philippines
Very Good
1 month ago

“ Great tour to Mt Fuji ”

Great tour to Mt Fuji even on a busy holiday. We had a fun time and saw a lot of sights in a short time. We all enjoyed it.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review. Unfortunately Jan 2 is one of the busiest days in Japan, so we faced a long queue and a heavy trafic jam. Even so, it is my great pleasure to know that you enjoyed beautiful Mt. Fuji and other sceneries. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu

Cheryl Cheryl Singapore ( Family with kids )
Very Good
1 month ago

“ Very dedicated, patient and informed guide that plans ahead ”

We are very happy to have Nobu as our guide during the hectic Christmas and New Year season. We approached Nobu to do a 1 day Fuji tour and 1 day City tour that is catered to our family with 2 young boys ( 4 yo and 21month old). He is on the ball when it comes to replying to our many enquiries as we were extra cautious when we bring our 2 boys. He gave us various options as well as costings quickly which make it easier for our decision making and budgeting during the peak season. During the trip, he was very friendly and help to entertain our little ones here and there when we need to attend to something i.e. we were given pockets of opportunities to buy and gobble down some nice Sashimi in the overly crowded Tsukiji market while Nobu kindly tend to them; My boy vomitted on myself ... read more

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Cheryl. I really enjoyed being with you and your family for the 2 days! I actually had the itinerary for each day, but I did not show it to you because I thought it would be changed from time to time. I should have shown it to you in any Event. I am Looking Forward to meeting you, your husband and your boys again in the future! Nobu

Lilian Lilian Philippines ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Mount Fuji ”

Nobu was a great guide. He designed our tour according to my request. He speaks good english and very accommodating. He brought us to the beautiful places in Fuji. I highly recommend him.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Lilian. I feel happy if you and your family enjoyed beautiful Mt. Fuji. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu