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Motoko

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(8) Reviews
$ 36 Hourly rate
Reviews ( 8 )
stanley Stanley United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 month ago

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

Motoko is a very good guide.

Motoko:

Hello Stanley, Thank you very much for your kind review!! I enjoyed talking with you on many topics. It was too hot and humid to walk around the town. I appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Have a wonderful cruise and please be careful of summer heat. Thank you!

Bob Bob Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ 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.

Motoko:

Hello Bob, Thank you so much for posting such a wonderful review. I am glad to know your enjoyed my tour. I had a great time with you, too. Beautiful garden, Odaiba and Owl Cafe!! Also I enjoyed talking with you about your country, Japan, family, etc. It was a pleasant time. Say hello to Lynne. I hope to see you again! Thank you!!

Trevor Trevor Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ 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.

Motoko:

Hello Trevor-san, Thank you so much for posting such a heartwarming review!! I also had a great time and enjoyed talking with you. It was really fun! I was amazed you know a lot about Japan and already planned a nice tour. I hope you are having good time in Tokyo and also will enjoy cruising around Japan! Also thank you very much for your gift. It was really good! Please say hello to Lyn-san. I hope to see you again. Thank you.

Steve Steve Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
8 months ago

“ 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!

Motoko:

Hello Steve, Thank you very much for posting such a wonderful review!! I am happy to know you enjoyed my tour. I was impsessed you know about Japanese religeon well. It was nice you and your son found the rugby staditm by chance and watched the game. Hope you and your family had a good time during the rest of your stay and your dogs will like the hats (marks?). Please come back to Japan! Thank you!!

Regan Regan United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ 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.

Motoko:

Thank you very much for posting such a heartwarming review, Regan! I am glad to know you enjoyed exploring Tokyo with me. I also enjoyed hopping anime stores with your son and talking with all of you, which was a wonderful time to me. But I am so sorry to put many activieis in a day although the day was very very hot. I really appreciate your cooperation. Please visit Japan anytime again! I would like to take you to other places, not only in Tokyo. Hope to see you again. Thank you!!

Meira Meira United States ( Solo )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Visiting Tokyo with Motoko. ”

I enjoyed my time with Motoko exploring Tokyo. Before meeting, Motoko had planned out in what order we would see the places I had picked out. She was very knowledgeable about the places that we visited. I have many food allergies, and Mokoto gave me restaurant options and also the option to buy food at the 7/11. We had a picnic lunch in one of the parks near Harajuku. I was able to see all the places I wanted to see and I had an amazing tour guide who knew a lot of facts about her city. Motoko knew all the good places to stop and visit at each of our stops on the tour. I would highly recommend Motoko for your visit to Japan and Tokyo!

Motoko:

Hello Meira, Thank you very much for your wonderful review! I am happy to hear you enjoyed my tour. I also enjoyed walking around Tokyo with you and having a picnic in the park. It was a fun and peaceful time for me! I hope you had a good time in other places as well. Please bring your family or friends next time! Hope to see you again. Thank you!!

Katrina Katrina Australia
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Motoko is AWESOME!!! ”

We had a private day tour with Motoko two days ago. From her prompt pick up at our slightly off the beaten path accommodation to the drop off 8 hours later, she was the consummate professional. Our first stop was the Tujuki fish markets for an traditional Japanese omlette breakfast and we were lucky enough (during Gold week celebrations) to witness at $6000 AUD tuna being sliced. We headed along to The Imperial palace gardens full of history of Shogun and Samurai for an informative and delightful walk. In the afternoon we headed to Yanaka (old town) which was an amazing traditional place and a lovely change from the bustle of Tokyo city centre. We visited galleries and traditional shops and topped it all off with a delicious ice cream . We were already familiar with the metro train system, but Motoko gave us some great tips . Motoko even went above and beyond to book us into a tour the Next day for a trip to Mt Fuji (Through another respected company) . She is a delight! We will recommend her and Tripple Lights to all our friends travelling to Tokyo. Thank you Motoko

Motoko:

Thank you very much for your heartwarming review, Katrina! I am so happy you enjoyed my tour. Actually, it was a wonderful time for me, too. I really enjoyed walking around Tokyo, having delicious ice cream together :) , and talking with you about kinds of topics. And I was relieved that you could see Mt. Fuji and enjoyed the tour as well. Please come back anytime and I would like to show you other places, too. Hope to see you in Japan or your country! Thank you again!!

Margie Margie New Zealand
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Introduction to Tokyo ”

We had a fabulous day with Motoko - she was very knowledgable and showed us the main tourist sites as well as fitting in other places we wanted to visit and shopping we wanted to do. She was very helpful and gave us lots of information on what else to see and showed us how to use the tube and trains. We had a fabulous day - I would definitely recommend Motoko for anyone want a great day out!!

Motoko:

Thank you very much for posting such a wonderful review, Margie! I'm so glad to know you all enjoyed my tour. It was my pleasure to help you exploring Tokyo and I really enjoyed spending time with you. I hope you enjoy the rest of your days in Tokyo! ! If you have any question, please feel free to ask me. I look forward to meeting you in the future again!

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