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  (170) Reviews
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$ 42 Hourly rate Price up to 6 people
*I can guide you outside Tokyo if you cover my transportation fee.
*If the duration of the tour is less than 5 hours, my guide fee is 5,000 JPY per hour.
*My guide fee for the night tour (at and after 6:00 pm) is 6,000 JPY per hour.
*I'm available until 9:00 pm.
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Last updated: 11 hours ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura , Mount Fuji , Hakone , Yokohama , Nikko , Saitama

Languages English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )

(170) Reviews
Hourly rate 42 USD Price up to 6 people
( Max : 10 People )
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Hi, I’m your guide Mayumi. As I have long experience in teaching Japanese history and Japanese as well as English at a cram school, I'm sure I can help you learn Japanese culture, history, and traditions. And I love playing in the nature, such as scuba diving, riding uphill, and hiking in the wilderness. It's also my pleasure to guide you to not only Central Tokyo but also the calm, beautiful rural areas. Let me know your interests, I'll make the best tour for you. Please contact me. 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 6 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $42.16 $42.16 $42.16
4 Hours $168.65 $168.65 $168.65
8 Hours $337.31 $337.31 $337.31

* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per day.
* People: 10 maximum

Private Tours

Private tour as-you-like in Central Tokyo

(170) Reviews
This tour covers my recommendations in Tokyo. Please choose 2-3 places from the list first, and I may add some attractive spots near your choices if poss...
8h $ 337 up to 6 people

Exciting Tokyo in 4 hours – Private Tour

(170) Reviews
This tour offers exciting & interesting spots in central Tokyo within 4 hours. It's the best for those who don't have a lot of time in Tokyo, have a limite...
4h $ 187 up to 6 people

Tokyo stroll with fine dining, shopping, and exciting cultur...

(170) Reviews
We'll stroll around the most attractive spots in Tokyo: Tsukiji, Hama-rikyu Gardens, Asakusa and Ginza. You can enjoy Japanese delicacies from Japanese sw...
8h $ 337 up to 6 people

Excursion to the exciting port town, Yokohama from Tokyo

(170) Reviews
This tour covers my recommendations in Yokohama. First, let me know about your interests, and I'll make up an itinerary acoording to your preference. If yo...
8h $ 337 up to 6 people

Exploration of the world of Seven Lucky Gods in Kamakura

(170) Reviews
This tour covers the temples and shrines that house the Seven Lucky Gods in Kamakura one after the other in one day. You can complete this adventure in 8-...
8h $ 347 up to 6 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 ( 170 )
Anna Anna United States ( Friends )
1 week ago

“ Amazing! Incredible! ”

We enjoyed 3 days with Mayumi! We visited Nikko, Mt Fuji , and Kamakura with Mayumi She is amazing! She is professional, knows and loves Japan! We had thousands of questions and she always had answers! She is a very caring person with beautiful sense of humor, was ready to help and explain everything possible Never even watch her own time And we are extremely thankful to her to make our trip to Japan unforgettable! If you want to enjoy Japan and learn you have to share it with Mayumi! Thank you sooooooo much, dear Mayumi!


Thank you sooooooo much for your quick and warm review, dear Anna! Hope you are enjoying every single moment. I really miss you. The days we spent together were full of happiness and luck. We saw more beautiful things than I expected. Although we had rain when we went to Nikko, things like Shinkyo Bridge, Toshogu Shrine and surrounding nature were even more beautiful thanks to the rain. But the biggest factor that made our tour such pleasant and happy is your kindness and sense of humor. I really appreciate it. I wish I could be with you longer. I know that your travel is still going on. As a typhoon is approaching Japan and it'll get cooler and cooler, please take care and enjoy the rest of your travel. I believe that our paths will cross again someday. Please say hello to Daniel, Jenny... read more

Russell Russell Australia ( Friends )
1 week ago

“ 3 October 2019 walking tour with Mayumi. ”

We were all very happy with our tour with Mayumi. She was very helpful, knowledgeable and respectful. We will all recommend her to family and friends. A sweet lady and very good in her role. Russell Laird.


Thank you fro your quick and kind review, Russell. It was quite a beautiful day. We could visit and see a lot of places in a day thanks to your making so many steps. Hope you all rested well last night. I'm happy if I could help make your stay in Tokyo one of the most impressive pages of your story of this great journey. Please give my regards to everyone. Thank you again for everything. Mayumi

Candice Candice United States ( Couple )
3 weeks ago

“ Most wonderful person and experience ”

Mayumi was the most kind and warm hearted person. Not only did she provide the most amazing experiences but we felt like we made a true friend. Mayumi is extremely knowledgeable about Japanese history and culture and we learned many things. This has been the greatest trip of our lives and we are so thankful to have shared this experience with Mayumi. We will miss Japan but we will miss Mayumi’s warm smile even more. Mayumi is the best! Mayumi, thank you so much for everything! We miss you already!


Candice. Thank you so much for posting such a warm and kind review soon after the tour. Yes, I really felt like we became true friends. I wish I could have been with you longer. It's true that the happy time flies especially fast. Thank you for walking a lot to see many things with me. I didn't want to make you exhausted but at the same time, I'd like to show as many things as possible in order to make your trip to Japan the most impressive memory. I'm very happy you like foods and places I recommended. Please come back to me in the near future. I'm always ready to show other interesting things. I really miss you too, Candice!

STEPHEN STEPHEN United States ( Business )
3 weeks ago

“ Competent, Knowledgeable, and Personable ”

I had a business trip which brought a colleague and me to Tokyo. We are jaded travelers based out of NYC (been everywhere and know everything types! ). We let Mayumi pick the itinerary for the day, and she brought us on a thoughtful and fun tour of Tokyo. From the fish market to historical sites, she blended factual information with historical detail to put it all in context. Tokyo and Japan are sophisticated, and she made it all come to life. Mayumi has a relaxed personality, and her English is fantastic. She is high energy and whipped us through the subway system in no-time! She is a true professional and a top-tier guide. If you are in Tokyo or Japan, Mayumi is an excellent choice. Good luck and great travels.


Thank you for posting such a fantastic and detailed review, Stephen. I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour with me. I just wanted to show you what you might not be able to find during your business trip. Did you remember the yummy foods we ate together? They were so good, but we have other specialties depending on the season. The Japanese enjoy the changes of seasons especially when we eat seasonal food. I have something I do want you to try! And you can experience even more diverse attractions outside Tokyo too. Why don't we explore other places next time? I'll be waiting for you to come back to me in the near future. Thank you again for everything you shared with me during the tour.

Benyamin Benyamin United States ( Couple )
1 month ago

“ Super guide ”

Knowledgeable, witty, personable and very dedicated. Speaks perfect English. For sure will use her again on the next trip.


Hi Benny, Thank you so much for your kind review though you must be tired after walking a lot in the heat. Thank you fro everything you gave me during the tour. I really appreciate it. I had great three days with you including many lucky moments. I already miss you!! Please give my best regards to Orna. I wish our paths will cross again.


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