Hello, I'm Yoko. I was born and brought up in Ashikaga, Tochigi prefecture (80 km north from Tokyo) and I've lived in Tokyo for more than 20 years.
I love traveling, both overseas and inside Japan. After I visited other countries and saw many local cultures there, I realized that Japan has a variety of unique cultures with a lot of tourist attractions.
I hope you enjoy your stay in Japan. 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 5 people
For each extra person
* Duration: 2 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per day.
* People: 10 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 requested a tour which didn’t hit the big sites but rather focused on some neighbourhoods. Yoko really delivered for us. We had a varied day seeing a variety of areas to give us a better feel for life in Tokyo. We found Yoko to be responsive to our requests both before and during the tour. She was quite informative and we learned a lot about the city and daily life. Her English is fine and she has a great sense of humour. Most importantly, she understood us and our interests. We would definitely want Yoko to guide us again should we return to Tokyo and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her to any of our friends should they need a guide in Tokyo. Thanks Yoko.
Thank you so much for taking your time to post such a fabulous review, Jonathan! I'm very glad to hear that the tour met your expectations. The tour was a really good opportunity for me, thank you. I had a memorable and enjoyable time with all of you, I'm grateful for your thoughtfulness. Talking with you was fun and interesting, We shared a lot of laughter. It was really nice meeting all of you. I hope you enjoy your journey in Japan and Asia. I hope you come to Tokyo again someday in the near future and see you then. Please take care and have a lovely journey.
We spent a day and a half with Yoko and felt like we got to see all the highlights of the city. She took us to shrines, gardens, fascinating neighborhoods, the fish market and even on a boat tour. We could never have accomplished this on our own. Great tour!
Thank you so much for posting a wonderful review, Lori. I'm glad to hear the tour met your expectation. I had a lovely time with both of you. It was nice meeting you. Thank you so much for having me as your guide. I hope you come to Japan again and hope to see you then. Please take care.
We feel very fortunate to have had Yoko as our guide.
Thank you so much for such a wonderful review, Terry. Though the weather was not good on the day, I had a lovely time with both of you. I'm grateful for your kindness. Thank you so much for having me as your guide. I hope you come to Tokyo again and have great time exploring more about Tokyo. Please take care.
Spent 2 days with Yoko and she was great. Yoko was informative and very accommodating and such a pleasant lady. We enjoyed our time with her very much. Yoko gave us some treats at the end of our tour and that was so sweet and considerate of her. I highly recommend Yoko.
Thank you so much for such a lovely review, Bev! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the tours. I also had a lovely time with you and your sister. Some places and things were new to me and a little adventurous, but that was a fantastic experience. Thank you so much for giving me such a good opportunity! I'm grateful for your kindness. I hope you come to Japan again in the near future and hope to see you then. Thank you and please take care.
I was so pleased with my arrangement and experience with Yoko San. We had a previous 2 days with another wonderful guide, so had seen a few places already. Yoko San took us back to Asakusa at my request as my partner had just arrived. I was thrilled that we saw a slightly different aspect of Asakusa, including a view looking down to the markets and Sensoji Temple. After visiting the Imperial Palace grounds we ( including 17 yo son who enjoyed the guided experience a lot too) had an absolutely delectable ramen meal for lunch in Maranouchi, thanks to Yoko’s excellent recommendation! Yoko San showed us a great viewing spot to look over the vast Tokyo Station. We were lucky to enjoy the Meiji Shrine ( seeing a wedding party was a bonus) and the fabulous iris gardens in full bloom. We ... read more
Thank you so much for such a fabulous review, Sonja-san! I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour. I also had a lovely time with all of you. It was my first time to see beautiful irises in the gardens of Meiji Jingu shrine. I really enjoyed the irises and the gardens with you, thank you for giving me such a lovely opportunity! Talking with you about a lot of things was really interesting and fun. I'm grateful for all of your kindness. I hope you come to Japan again in the near future and would like to see you again then! Thank you again and please take care!