|Cities||Kamakura , Tochigi , Tokyo|
|Languages||English ( License )|
|Hourly Rate||33.82 USD|
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!
Seasonal beauty – Hydrangea and wagashi
General - 1 year ago
Ashikaga Flower Park - Let's enjoy a beautiful view of wisteria
General - 1 year ago
"Setsubun" - Bringing good fortune
General - 2 years ago
I booked the guide for a friend of mine and his family. They told me she was a wonderful guide.
We had a fantastic day with Yoko. As well as taking us to all the sites we wanted to see Yoko explained the history and customs of each place She taught us how the underground trains worked so we could get around ourselves and recommended places to go We had a delicious Japanese lunch which was enjoyed by all. Yoko was an excellent guide.
We only had one day to tour Tokyo and Yoko was a perfect choice. She expertly guided us through all the sights we wanted to see. We took public transportation and throughout the day never felt rushed. She picked the best place for lunch. Prior to the tour Yoko answered all of our inquiries promptly. Yoko went out of her way to make our day enjoyable. I recommend Yoko highly for your Tokyo tour.
Yoko is an amazing guide! We had a lovely time with her. She was informative and ensured that we were comfortable throughout our tour. She is such a warm and friendly person! We learned so much about Tokyo from her. Thank you, Yoko for the wonderful memories! We can't wait to visit again!
Yoko was very pleasant and knowledgeable. She covered a lot of the important sights in Tokyo but didn't make it feel rushed. Tokyo can be overwhelming for the first-timer but Yoko helped us navigate very easily. She also helped us with shopping at the end of the busy day as a lot of the department store employees don't speak English. She helped us with ticket reservations for the rest of the trip too! All in all it was a very good experience and would recommend her for other first-timers!!
We spent the afternoon of our first day in Tokyo with Yoko in the lead. She guided us through the use of the subway system and provided us with a less complicated map so that we could easily see where we were going. Our first stop was the amazing Hama-rikyu Gardens. Yoko prompted us to take part in the tea ceremony at the Tea House in the center of the gardens which we enjoyed partaking in the special tea that they offer. This was a wonderful start to the rest of our time with her. We would highly recommend her as a guide. Her English was quite good and her knowledge of the sites was very informative.
Goodday , We would like to express our thanks to Yoko who was an amazing tour guide, as first timers to Japan we were very impressed and thoroughly enjoyed our tour. She was very informative & helpful. We had a clear understanding of every place she showed us and would highly recommend her, we will definatley be back.
Yoko met us on time at the cruise port. We walked to the train station and took two trains and a bus to the first temple in Kamakura. Yoko mentioned an option to have green tea here which was a lovely experience among a giant bamboo forest. Then we walked down a very busy shopping street and enjoyed a nice lunch (Yoko helped us find something we liked on the menu). Another bus took us to see the Big Budha; Yoko showed us how to do the cleansing ritual as we entered. We returned on the bus to the train station, then one train to the Yokohama train station and a taxi back to the ship. There was a lot of time spent traveling on the trains and buses, but those trips were nearly as much fun as seeing the Karakura sites. We returned full of the sites and sounds of a lively city and peaceful temples. Thanks Yoko for 7 wonderful hours we will long remember!
She is kind and caring. Always wants to make sure that the guests are taken care of. Speaks good English
Speaks good English. Goes out of her way to help
Our tour with yoko was very enjoyable. She was very accomodating and helped us research and find things we were looking for. - she was like an old friend we were visiting in Tokyo!
My family and I were visiting Japan for the first time and we reached out to Ms. Yoko to see Kamakura, in particular it's temples: Hokoku-ji, Hase-dera and Kotoku-in. We exchanged emails before the trip and so meeting her felt like we were meeting an old friend. She's very sweet and knowledgeable. We enjoyed visiting the temples with Ms. Yoko. Besides the temple, we also enjoyed perusing the shops along Komachi-dori.
Our whole day tour with Yoko was such a very memorable experience. We all enjoyed that day and we felt at home with her. We love her patience and she's so sweet and smiling always and very pleasant to be with. How I wish we can come back soonest to see her again. Thanks Yoko for being a part of our happy memories in Tokyo. Until next time, Marisa
Yoko was on time and very professional. We enjoyed the tour.
We are very grateful with our tour guide Yoko for being patient in handling such a big group of 14 people including 5 children and a PWD, my eldest son who had sprained his left knee. We were taught how to take the train, where to purchase tickets as well as on how to use the Pasmo or Suica card. We were able to see the different tourist spots because of Yoko’s effort. Ed Robin
We had a lovely Sunday with Yoko at Meiji Shrine and visiting several neighborhoods of modern Tokyo. We feel like pros on the Tokyo metro after our day! Yoko helped us locate nice spots to do a little souvenir shopping as well. Thanks Yoko!
Yoko was very responsive to our itinerary wishes and was well prepared in moving us easily from place to place using the metro/underground. She was like a friend in Tokyo - easy to be with - who helped us in every respect, from buying train tickets to providing relevant facts and cultural info of each place, from finding a great Okonomiyaki dining spot to answering all our questions. As I enjoy photography, she helped me get certain shots (e.g., traditional wedding party). She was always willing to take photos of us whenever we wanted. She introduced us to a visitors' center with a great view of Sensoji and its surroundings. She's a caring guide and we recommend her.
Yoko was a wonderful introduction to our 2 week stay in Japan and a perfect tour guide for Tokyo. She was so easy to work with planning our itinerary. Very accommodating and making excellent suggestions. Our lunch together was delicious and enjoyable. She chose a very non touristy place which we never would have found on our own. Her English is excellent and we found her easy to understand. Thank you, Yoko, for a very special day in Tokyo.
We have done many tours in many cities in the world. But nothing can come close what we had in Tokyo. It is like having local family member (sister, daughter ...) walk you thru town in most comfortable, efficient and self controlled pace. And Yoko, our guide did all that in Best way. We are completely satisfied and happy the way she customized our interests regarding to sightseeing, food and shopping options in giant city like Tokyo. And I can say we got most out of it whatever was possible in 8 hours to see experience and feel the local life in Tokyo while she was with us.
We had a great day exploring Tokyo with Yoko. She was extremely accommodating before, during and after the tour, even making suggestions for what we might do/see on our own aside from what we did on our tour. Her very friendly and polite nature and desire to help made our tour excellent. She was also flexible and did everything she could to make our day in Tokyo a fun one! It's great sightseeing with a local and learning more about their culture. Thanks so much Yoko!
Our English speaking guide, Yoko, was very professional and friendly and was very flexible with our itinerary. Yoko showed us how easy it was to use the bus and subway, which cut our transportation cost down. Since we only had 4 hours, we wanted to get more shopping done since we had visited temples, gardens, etc on previous visits to Japan. Yoko accommodated us by taking us to shops where we purchased gifts for family and friends. We would highly recommend TripleLights to all our friends who travel to Japan!
We had a wonderful time exploring the city of Tokyo! Yoko was very accommodating and helpful with information. My husband and I were glad that we chose to do a private tour with Yoko instead of joining those big groups of city tours. By doing a private custom tour, we were able to see a lot and experience more of Tokyo in a limited time. After the tour, Yoko continued to provide us with a lot of information via email so my husband and I can continue to explore Tokyo on our own time. Thank you Yoko! Koki says hi :-)
Yoko is a very nice tour guide. Her English language skills are excellent and she knew Tokyo very well. We had a lovely day visiting gardens, temples and enjoyed a traditional tea ceremony. I recommend her for assisting you around Tokyo by public transportation.
Yoko was an excellent guide. We would not have found our way without her. She took us to some amazing places, and explained about each place well in good English. We had a fantastic lunch at a place we would never have looked twice at - but the food was really tasty (and cheap). Thank you Yoko for a fabulous day out.
Hi Yoko san, we just want to say how lucky we are to be able to have you as our tour guide. You are very very kind and understanding and you did your utmost for us, especially to our 2 year and 4 month son. You are very patience toward him and thats what amazed us the most, you are truly amazing. And we are all satisfied with your guidance. You are very informative and very capable to adapt with our last minute changing plan due to the bad rainy weather. After a day trip with you, We know Tokyo wayyy better now. Really hope to see you again someday.
Hi Yoko, We truly appreciate all you did for us regarding our last minute change of tours for both days as well as your ability to accomadate our special requests. We thoroughly enjoyed your expertise. The tip you gave us regarding how to transfer 2 different subways in Kyoto was invaluable. We would definitely try to contact you for future tours when we get to see your beautiful country again. My wife is thinking about referring you to her coworker who may be interested in traveling to Tokyo in the near future.