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Motoko

Licensed Guide
  (8) Reviews
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$ 36 Hourly rate Price up to 5 people
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Last updated: 45 days ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo

Languages English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )

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(8) Reviews
Hourly rate 36 USD Price up to 5 people
( Max : 6 People )
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About

Hi, I am Motoko.
I am a national licensed tour guide and also have the certificate of travel service supervisor. I do the tour from a small group of 2-5 people to a large group over 30 people.

Before becoming a tour guide, I was working as a weather forecaster for more than 10 years. But I changed my career since I like to communicate with people. Now I know it was the right decision! I really enjoy offering tours to poeple from all over the world.

What do you expect from Tokyo?
There’re lots of attractions in Tokyo: Historical spots, beautiful gardens, high-end shopping areas, local markets, busy train stations, etc. Of course you can enjoy good food, too! I am sure Tokyo will satisfy your expectation and I would be glad to be your guide.

I look forward to seeing you here in Tokyo!

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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 at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.
Reviews ( 8 )
Excellent
1 week ago |   by Stanley

“ Motoko is very nice and knowledgeable. She knows Tokyo and made our visit enjoyable ”

Motoko is a very good guide.

Excellent
3 months ago |   by Bob

“ Wonderful guide ”

We recently had the pleasure of Motoko's guidance on our free day in Tokyo. She was a great guide and showed us some wonderful sites. Her command of English was very good and made it very easy for my wife and I to communicate with the locals. I would recommend her very highly. We had a great day.

Excellent
3 months ago |   by Trevor

“ Fantastic tour with Motoko ”

We really enjoyed our tour with Motoko exploring Tokyo. Her knowledge about the places that we visited was outstanding. We were able to see all the places we wanted to see and Motoko was very flexible about the places to see during the tour. The restaurant we had lunch was fantasic and very enjoyable. Overall Motoko is a fantastic tour guide that really made us appriciate the Japanese culture. The tour also gave us the confidence to use the Tokyo subway system which we found to be reasonably easy once we were shown how to use it. We would highly recommend Motoko if you are visiting Japan and Tokyo especially for the first time.

Excellent
7 months ago |   by Steve

“ Meiji Shrine and Harajuku ”

Thank you Motoko for a fun and informative tour experience. Your guidance around Meiji Jingu was outstanding, we came away understanding a lot more about Japanese history and beliefs. Also really appreciated you detouring to the ginko tree avenue and then taking us to the rugby union game at end of tour. See you next time!

Excellent
11 months ago |   by Regan

“ Great Tour with Motoko ”

We are a family of 4 with 2 teenagers visiting Japan for the first time. Motoko met us at our hotel and our private day tour began. We visited Asakusa, Akihabara, an Owl cafe, and Yanaka. Before entering the shrine, Motoko showed us how to properly wash our hands and purify ourselves. She also explained the history and the architecture of the shrine that we visited. Next, we headed to Akihabara where our son spent time browsing through the anime stores. Motoko was very patient as she helped to find other anime stores in search of specific items that our son wanted. Our visit to the Owl café was very unique and unexpected. Here, we were able to spend time with owls perched on your arm and where you can gently stroke their heads. I don't think you can get close and personal with these animals anywhere else! Motoko also suggested a nice place for us to eat lunch. We had a great lunch, eating tonkatsu, which was delicious. Our day ended with a visit to Yanaka, seeing a different side of the Tokyo area, a slower side. We saw the burial site of the last shogun as explained to us by Motoko. Throughout the tour, Motoko would ensure that we were okay since it was hot and humid. We used public transportation and learned how efficient and clean it is. We learned a lot with her and thoroughly enjoyed our day of sightseeing and experiencing Tokyo. She would ensure that everyone had a great time, which we did. We would highly recommend her for any tours.