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Eddy

Licensed Guide
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Send message only 6 days available in June
$ 29 Hourly rate Price up to 4 people
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Last updated: 2 days ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura , Hakone , Kanagawa , Yokohama , Chiba , Narita

Languages Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )

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(7) Reviews
Hourly rate 29 USD Price up to 4 people
( Max : 7 People )
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About

Hello. My name is Eiichi and my nick name is Eddy. So, please call me Eddy because Eiichi is difficult for visitors to pronounce.
I am a licensed guide interpreter certified by Japanese government.

I was born and live in Chiba prefecture, which is next to Tokyo and I have worked in Tokyo for more than 20 years. So, I know Chiba and Tokyo very well. My hobby is ceramic art, golf, and Zen meditation, and I like traveling and reading history books. Based on these experience and knowledge, I will introduce Japanese culture and history.

I used to work as an engineer for one of major electronic manufacturers which exports communication systems and components to overseas. Through the job, I visited many countries including New Zealand where I fortunately stayed for four years with my family. I have found it fun to communicate with people in other countries. So, after my recent retirement, I started to work as a licensed guide interpreter.

I’m looking forward to meeting visitors who are interested in Japanese beautiful nature, unique culture, variety of foods or history.

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Price

The prices below are for a private tour for you and your partner, family or friends.

Duration
1 Person
Up to 4 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $22.75 $29.12 $4.55
4 Hours $91.00 $116.48 $18.20
8 Hours $182.00 $232.96 $36.40

* Duration: 2 hours minimum and 8 hours maximum per day.
* People: 7 maximum

Private Tours

Half day Tokyo tour with Sumida river cruise

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One day Tokyo tour with Sumida river cruise

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7h $ 191 up to 4 people

Mt. Nokogiri, saw-shaped mountain, in Chiba

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8h $ 182 up to 5 people

Fukagawa, a holy town, and Japanese garden

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4h $ 109 up to 5 people

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 ( 7 )

Excellent
3 weeks ago |   by Michelle

“ Enjoyable day ”

It was an enjoyable experienced and he is very patient with us.

Excellent
2 months ago |   by Binit

“ Well organised and excellent tour of Tokyo! ”

If you are lucky enough to find Eddy available, then please do not hesitate to book him for his tour guide services. Eddy is a very kindly gentleman, with excellent communication skills, and clearly takes pride in giving his clients the best service. Before the tour he answered our questions brilliantly and helped with other non tour related questions we had. During our tour of Tokyo Eddy was keen that we learnt some useful Japanese words, a little of the history of the sights, and entertained us with some Origami during lunch! Excellent tour guide . Thanks again Eddy!

Excellent
2 months ago |   by Brian

“ Cherry Blossom Tour ”

Eddy was an excellent guide who went to a lot of detail in his planning and preparation of our tour. He was punctual. He was considerate in giving us several periods to take a break, as there was a lot of walking involved. He gave us much information on the history and local customs, language, foods, and even gave us a lesson in Origami folding. He showed us the best places to view and photograph the Cherry Blossoms. His English was very good. He communicated very well with us from the time of booking to the date of the tour. We would highly recommend Eddy as a tour guide to any other tourists considering Tokyo day tours.

Excellent
2 months ago |   by Kelly

“ What a fantastic day! ”

We took a Hakone tour with Eddy and it was better than excellent. What a lovely and knowledgeable person. The tour was exactly what we wanted to do, he was extremely helpful and even had little things for us to do during lunch and downtimes (language lessons and games, origami). We would never of found our way through all of the experiences without a guide. I highly recommend a tour and you have to book Eddy!

Excellent
2 months ago |   by Anna

“ Wonderful tour guide ”

Eddy was such a friendly, pleasant person. We had a great tour based on everything he suggested for us. His English is excellent, he included a lot of interesting history of Japan, he used his iPad to show us pictures from the past. We had a very fun Sushi lesson, the fish market was great, he picked some spots for us to try delicacy dishes. He was sweet and at end of tour helped me to get reserved seats at the train station for the travel for rest of my trip, telling me which side of train to sit on to see Mt Fuji. He was WONDERFULLY and I highly recommend him.