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.
Up to 6 people
For each extra person
* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per day.
* People: 8 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 met Mayumi at our hotel lobby in the morning and she led us to many tourist attractions that we were interested in visiting. She also helped us getting the cards for subways and taught us how to enter temples and shrines correctly. She also introduced some local street food that were very delicious. She is super friendly and great with our children. Her English is excellent, easily the best tour guide in Tokyo.
Thank you for writing the great review for me, Nian. Hope everybody is doing well. You were such a quick learner that you became like an expert of Japan after the tour with me. I well remember that. I also well remember the kids’ smile at the owl café. It was really a happy moment for me to see how they are enjoying petting owls from tiny ones to huge ones with their courage. I know that temples and shrines are a bit boring for kids, but they were patient enough to learn manners and culture perfectly. I really admire their attitude. It’s getting even colder in Japan. I imagine that you are spending hot summer at home. Happy New Year and May 2019 bring even more blessings to your family. Thank you again and say hello to Tall Tim.
Mayumi was a pleasure to be with. She planned the day out really well and was very organized. She is knowledgeable about all of Japan and even provided historical details on the places we visited. We had so many random questions and requests and she was able to answer/fulfill them all! Hanging out with her was a treat, I would definitely recommend!
Thank you so much for writing the kind and swift review in the midst of the tour. I’m really happy to know you enjoyed the tour with me. I learned a lot of interesting things from David during the tour. He has a different eye and I enjoyed talking with him. I was also happy to be able to discover the shop you bought super cute tutu thanks to your request. You enjoyed the unique atmosphere in Japanese New Year this time, but we still have various attractions. Now that I know your preference, I already have some ideas I’d like to do with you next time. One of the places is a popular ramen shop in Kawagoe. The old town Kawagoe has become more and more popular among foreign tourists. The ramen shop buys ingredients for the broth at the same shop as Tomita. He can let my guests experience rame... read more
We booked a one day-trip (8-hours) around Tokyo with Mayumi during our honeymoon trip to Japan. Mayumi was such a great guide and we were flushed with her energetic spirit. She was punctual on the meeting day and showed up at our hotel's lobby with a bright smile. She was very helpful to show us how to do the metro cards to get around Tokyo. Additionally, Mayumi was such a great help to assist us in booking for Kimono and Rickshaw Ride experience around Asakusa in such a short notice. We were glad that we had made our choice in booking the private tour with Mayumi, as both of my husband and myself felt really comfortable with her. We highly recommend Mayumi to everyone who is deciding on a customised tour in Tokyo via Triplelights. Happy New Year to you, Mayumi and hope that you will get t... read more
Hi Betty and Khang, hope your newly-married life is filled with happy moments. Thank you for posting your great review for me. I really appreciate that you shared the beautiful memories with me. You two looked so good in the traditional kimono that I can’t forget your happy smile. I saw the rickshaw driver who treated you the other day, he also remembered you well. It seems that the beautiful couple were so impressive for all who met you. When you came back to me, I’ll show you other beautiful spots and help you experience even more interesting culture. I’ll be waiting for the next chance to be with you. Happy New Year to you too and May 2019 bring you even more blessings. PS. I have a dream of visiting Rottnest Island in the near future. If it comes true, I’d like to see you in Perth. read more
We had a wonderful time with Mayumi. Mayumi is so bubbly and friendly and her positive energy is simply infectious. Mayumi patiently showed us all around Central Tokyo and Southern Tokyo over 3 full days from December 15th-17th 2018. We told Mayumi the things we wanted to do and see and we let her plan our days for us. Mayumi planned an interesting agenda of history and pop-culture places to visit, ensuring that everyone in our varied age group had a good time. Thanks to Mayumi we covered more than we expected and had a truly enjoyable first experience of amazing Tokyo. Mayumi shared many historical facts and stories with us along the way, making our sight-seeing meaningful and educational. We definitely recommend Mayumi and it is a pleasure to know that we now have a lovely new friend in ... read more
Dear Sarah, thank you so much for writing such a lovely review for me. I was really happy to be a member of your group for the three days. Though we visited a lot of places, there are still many attractions in Tokyo and nearby cities. Japan has so many places worth visiting that even the Japanese can hardly complete all. I’ve sometimes guide people to places that could be called hidden treasures. You’ll also be able to enjoy different experience in different season in Japan. I definitely want to meet you again and have even more great time with you. I’m looking forward to seeing you again. See you!
Mayumi was a fantastic guide. Though I had one place I knew I wanted to go, Mayumi was very helpful in providing suggestions on what else we could do nearby. And I’m so glad she did because she chose a food and crafts festival which I probably never would’ve thought of. My family and I ended up buying several souvenirs here (Mayumi helped negotiate), and then ate some delicious foods. Thanks again Mayumi!
Thank you so much for posting the kind review, Brian. I can well imagine you enjoyed exploring the city after I leave you. All of you were such quick learners that I didn’t worry about leaving you after the 4-hour tour. I remember your buying nice craftworks including the beautiful tie-dye, and pretty vases made of Shigaraki ceramic. You were lucky enough to stay in Tokyo during the festival. If you have another opportunity to come to Japan, please visit here in spring next time. I’d like to guide you to a special place where you can enjoy the beautiful spring and experience something unique. I’m always ready to entertain you. Please say hello to your father and bothers. Thank you again, Brian.