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Yuki

Licensed Guide
  (235) Reviews
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$ 31 Hourly rate Price up to 5 people
Please ask me the availability of this tour before you book it.
The wholesale area of Tsukiji moved to Toyosu on October 11th, 2018 but its outer market stays at Tsukiji where we can enjoy good sushi and delicious Japanese foods.
I have a one day tour to Kyoto from Tokyo, but you have to pay the cost of about 30,000 JPY per person for the transportation of you and me.
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Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura , Mount Fuji , Hakone , Yokohama , Kanagawa

Languages English ( License )

Reviews
(235) Reviews
Hourly rate 31 USD Price up to 5 people
( Max : 10 People )
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About

I've got the national license of a tour guide in English in 2013. Since then I had attended a volunteer group which provided a tour of the Imperial Palace East Gardens. I guided more than fifty times in the garden as a volunteer and studied about Japanese history and culture.
I was born and grew up in Yokohama and I visited many places with my family. I used to work in Tokyo for more than 20 years. I have guided more than 300 tours in Tokyo as well as Yokohama, Kamakura, Hakone, Kyoto and Lake Kawaguchi and have been improving my tour. Therefore, I am sure that I can provide you the best tours customized to your interests. It will be my great pleasure to help you to enjoy your stay in Japan. See you on my tours!!

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Private Tours

Tokyo tour à la carte

(235) Reviews
by Yuki
This tour covers my favorite places in Tokyo. You can choose three places from the list of more than 30 places in Tokyo. If you can't see the photos of t...
7h $ 215 up to 5 people

Best Memories of Hakone

(235) Reviews
by Yuki
Hakone is very popular place for one day trip from Tokyo. We will take the Shinkansen from Tokyo to Odawara and a mountain train, a ropeway and cruise Lake...
10h $ 307 up to 5 people

Best Memories of Yokohama

(235) Reviews
by Yuki
This tour covers my recommended places in Yokohama. You can replace the recommended places with the optional variations in the highlight if it is possible ...
7h $ 215 up to 5 people

Best Memories of Kamakura

(235) Reviews
by Yuki
Kamakura used to the capital of Japan during 12th to 14th century. It was the first period governed by the samurai warriors; Shoguns. Since samurai practi...
8h $ 246 up to 5 people

Tokyo tour à la carte half day

(235) Reviews
by Yuki
This tour covers my favorite places in Tokyo. You can choose two places in Tokyo from the list. Sometimes the chosen places are far apart but I will arra...
4h $ 149 up to 5 people

One day tour to Kyoto from Tokyo

(235) Reviews
by Yuki
This tour is for those who want to visit Kyoto and return to Tokyo within a day. We will use the bullet train between Tokyo and Kyoto, which costs 28,000 ...
13h $ 372 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 in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date, there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 235 )
Steven Steven United States ( Family )
Excellent
2 days ago

“ Great trip with really good guy ”

Yuki was very punctual, Informative, and wonderful to spend a day with in Kamakura. This was my first visit to Japan and to have someone for at least a day by our side showing us around was more than just a tour but great exposure to how things worked. Taught us about the shrines and temples as there is an etiquette that you need to know that brings life and respect to the places you visit as we would be visiting a lot during our week. Great to start with someone who knows first hand. Yuki has a clear English skills and very easy to speak with. Such a well spent and wonderful day. My wife was not the easiest to walk around with as she walks with a cane and Yuki was understanding and patient. I used my time to ask him about various things even unrelated to the tour and he was super h... read more

Yuki:

Dear Steven, Thank you for taking my tour. Kamakura is my favorite place with many old temples and shrines and not so crowded compared with other sightseeing spots. I am glad you made your trip to Kyoto just after the Typhoon 15 hit Tokyo area with serious distraction. Best regards, Yuki

Paul Paul Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
3 days ago

“ our first day in tokyo ”

we had a great day with yuki . he helped us master the subways, conquer culinary conundrums and gave us the confidence we need to take it from here . thanks yuki - a lovely day !

Yuki:

Dear Paul, Thank you for taking my Tokyo tour. I was my great pleasure to help you to enjoy our country. I will study more to help those who come to Japan for the Rugby World Cup. Best regards, Yuki

JOHN JOHN United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Fantastic tour ”

My wife and I decided to take a Tokyo tour on our first day in Tokyo and we are so lucky to have selected Yuki. Yuki was very knowledgeable and friendly. We both learned so mich more than we would have if we tried to take the tours on our own we highly recommend him.

Yuki:

Dear John, Thank you for taking my tour. We walked a lot, but you are not too tired. Tsukiji is my favorite place for sushi lunch. Please enjoy your long stay in Japan. Yuki

Clifford Clifford United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Kamakura Tour with Yuki ”

Yuki is very professional, friendly, punctual, and efficient in guiding us to the destinations on his tour. He explained enthusiastically about the Buddhist beliefs, the many temples & Buddhas at Kamakura. He is highly recommended as a tour guide!!

Yuki:

Dear Clifford, Thank you for taking my tour. Kamakura is my favorite place with many old temples. Best regards, Yuki

Maridel Maridel United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Tokyo Highlights Tour ”

Yuki is a total treasure!!!! He took us to the very best places, Meiji Temple, the Imperial Palace Garden and The Senso Shrine, customized to our needs and pace. We even had time to stop and enjoy a wonderful gin fizz at the Palace Hotel, and a delicious tempura lunch at one of his favorite local spots. Yuki is very friendly and extremely knowledgeable about Japanese history - such a lovely experience I shall never forget. Thank you so much, Yuki, for sharing your day and your culture with us!!! The Gutierrez from Miami, Fl USA

Yuki:

Dear Maridel, Thank you for taking my tour of Tokyo. I have picked up several guests at Palace Hotel but I have never entered the Bar at the hotel. It was a very unique tour, but it was a very good experience for me, too. I hope you will come back to Japan in a different season. Best regards, Yuki

Blog

When is the best time to view Mt. Fuji from Hakone?

by Yuki
Possibility of viewing Mt. Fuji Winter is the best time to view Mt. Fuji as the possibility of her whole view is higher than 50% and Hako...

Autumn color with Mt. Fuji from Hakone

by Yuki
I visited Hakone on Nov. 26th with my guests from Philippin. We enjoyed the speed of Shinkansen at Odawara station as usual but we were scol...

Snowy day in Hakone, we managed to return at last !!

by Yuki
I went to Hakone on Nov. 24th with my guests from Florida, USA.  It snowed in Tokyo after 54 years in November and it is a record in the his...

Autumn excursion to Dewa Sanzan Shrines

by Yuki
Five story Pagoda (Michelin ★★) If you think something wrong with a pagoda in a shrine, you know about Japanese religion well. Thats right...

Autumn excursion to Risshaku-ji temple

by Yuki
There is a statue of Basho Matsuo, a famous Japanese poet in Edo period. Rissaku-ji temple is famous for the Japanese poem in Edo period by...

One day excursion to Itako

by Yuki
1. Iris flowers are in full bloom now ! The Ayame or Iris festival is held from May 28th to June 26 at Itako in Ibaraki prefecture about 2 ...