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!
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.
Mayumi was a wonderful and cheerful guide. She made our first day in Japan absolutely great. She took us to some of the main sights in Tokyo and listened to our request to also view some more of the everyday Japanese life. She was very efficient, showed us how to get around in Tokyo and she gave us practical advice (i.e. get a Pasmo). I would recommend that every first timer in Japan a guide on the first day, and preferably Mayumi ;-)
Mayumi was the ideal city guide. She picked us up at our hotel (two days in a row, each a half-day), taught us how to navigate the public transportation system, and efficiently (and enthusiastically!) took us around to see Tokyo's highlights. With minimal input from us, Mayumi devised a "best of" itinerary that included both the modern and traditional sides of Tokyo. The pace of the tour was perfect -- fast enough to squeeze in a handful of neighborhoods on each day, but casual enough to feel comfortable stopping for photos and to explore food stalls, markets, etc. Mayumi's English is outstanding and she is well versed in Japanese history. Mayumi was knowledgeable about food, history, architecture, etc., so my sense is that she would be an ideal option regardless of the particular ages or interests of the tour group. Our time in Tokyo would not have been the same without her.
Mayumi was knowledgeable, prompt, thoughtful and patient. A pleasure to be with. Her English was very good and she was able to answer all our questions.
Our group of 4 had a great time with Mayumi as our tour guide. She spoke english efficiently and is very open/flexible because since it was our first time in Tokyo we were clueless about destinations we wanted to visit. We finally came up with a game plan and Mayumi executed it perfectly! She met us at our hotel and waited patiently for us to come down since we came late (sorry Mayumi! We appreciate your patience with us). She is very knowledgeable and educated us about historical facts/culture of each place we visited. It made the destinations more memorable. There were times where we took more time at one destination then schedule, but Mayumi didn't rush us and was quick on her feet to make sure we would complete the tour as planned, which we did! I would definitely look up Mayumi again and recommend her to anyone who needs help getting around Tokyo. You will not regret it! She made our trip worth it and was very interactive with our group. We made a friend at the end of the day =). Thank you!!!
Mayumi was more like a friend showing us around town. She arrived to pick us up at our hotel promptly, kept on schedule and spoke beautiful english. My daughter and I had so much fun with her and saw so much more than we could have on our own. She kept everything fresh, which is not easy when you’ve done basically the same tour many times. I couldn’t recommend Mayumi more! If you only have one splurge on your trip to Tokyo, this should be it.