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Yuki

Licensed Guide
  (269) Reviews
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US$ 32 Hourly rate Price up to 5 people
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Last updated: 1 day ago
Cities where I can guide: Hakone , Kamakura , Kanagawa , Mount Fuji , Nikko , Tokyo , Yokohama

Languages English ( Business )

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(269) Reviews
Hourly rate 32 USD Price up to 5 people
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About

I was born and grew up in Yokohama. I used to work in Tokyo for more than 20 years. I've got the national license of a tour guide in English in 2013. At first, I had attended a volunteer group which provided a tour of the Imperial Palace East Gardens until 2015. I guided more than fifty times in the garden as a volunteer and studied about Japanese history and culture. Based on this experience, I became a tour guide of TripleLights in 2015.
Since then, I have guided more than 500 tours in Tokyo as well as Yokohama, Kamakura, Hakone, Kyoto, Nikko, etc., while improving my tours. My tours are very flexible and I always do my best to customize them according to the interests of my guests. I studied about the places and will provide you knowledge to appreciate them more deeply than just visiting there by yourself or a member of group tours. I like foods and I know many restaurants which provide typical Japanese lunch with reasonable price without waiting too long. 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. So please be my guest!!

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Private Tours

Best Memories of Yokohama

(269) Reviews
by Yuki
In this tour, you will visit the most impressive places in Yokohama including Sky Garden of Landmark tower, Sankei-En Japanese Garden where you can experie...
7 Hours US$ 221 up to 5 people

Best Memories of Kamakura

(269) 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 practice...
8 Hours US$ 252 up to 5 people

One day Door to Door tour of Kyoto from Tokyo

(269) Reviews
by Yuki
This tour is for those who want to visit Kyoto and return to Tokyo within a day. We will use the fastest bullet train "Nozomi" for our round trip between T...
13 Hours US$ 360 up to 5 people

Mt. Fuji viewing tour from Lake Kawaguchi

(269) Reviews
by Yuki
Lake Kawaguchi is the most popular place to view Mt. Fuji. I will show you around the most memorable places around Lake Kawaguchi based on my experience. M...
10 Hours US$ 315 up to 5 people

Wonderful Japanese Gardens in Tokyo

(269) Reviews
by Yuki
There are many Japanese Gardens in Tokyo, many of which used to be a part of Samurai mansions. This tour is for those who want to visit Japanese gardens.Yo...
7 Hours US$ 221 up to 5 people

Walking along the Imperial Palace

(269) Reviews
by Yuki
The Imperial Palace used to be Edo castle of Tokugawa shogunate during Edo period. This tour covers the Outer Garden of western Palace where the emperor li...
3 Hours US$ 108 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 time, there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting time, there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting time, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 269 )
Debbie Debbie United States ( Family )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Two great days in Tokyo ”

We are so grateful for two amazing days in Tokyo. We saw SO MUCH that we could not have managed by ourselves especially with the complicated subways! Yuki took us to so amazing spots that we could not have known about or seen so quickly in two days.

Yuki:

Dear Debbie, Thank you for taking my tour. I am very happy if you enjoyed it. Please give my best regards to Dave, too. Yuki

Andrew Andrew Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Kyoto be Tokyo ”

An awesome day in Kyoto followed by some Tokyo highlights .. Yuki was an awesome guide - very knowledgeable, knew the best restaurants, public transport system, Japanese history and culture .. we enjoyed an awesome 2 days with him :) Thanks !

Yuki:

Dear Andrew, Thank you for taking my tours. I was very much upset when I found that we were waiting at different places. But we met just before the departure of the Shinkansen and saw Mt. Fuji from the window of the train. We delayed for the tea ceremony in Kyoto, but you made it through and arrived Kinkaku-Ji temple before the sun set. It was a memorable tour for me, too. Please give my best regards to your family. Yuki

John John Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace Gardens and Senso-Ji temple ”

We had an excellent day with Yuki. He was very well organised and prepared a very nice full day itinerary for our family. He organised Passmo travel passes for us all and navigated us around the Tokyo metro and rail network with ease. We visited Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace Gardens and Senso-Ji temple. As a special treat for our girls (8 and 10 yo) he took us to a Owl cafe where we could have a hot coffee and the girls could get up close to owls, lizards, meerkats, chinchillas, hedgehogs and other animals. We also went to a Udon noodle restaurant for lunch - once again an excellent choice from Yuki. We had a great day and learned a lot at the same time as Yuki was very knowledgeable on everywhere we visited. Thank you Yuki - we really enjoyed our time with you today.

Yuki:

Dear John, Thank you for taking my tour of Tokyo. Everything went well and I was very happy to see you enjoy the places I took you. Please have a nice vocation in Japan. Yuki

Lori Lori United States ( Couple )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Up close and personal Hakone ”

Yukie was an awesome guide taking us to Hakone from our Hotel in Tokyo. He was smart and very personal. I would highly recommend Yuki!

Yuki:

Dear Lori, Thank you for taking my tour. I am very happy that you have enjoyed my Hakone tour. Best regards, Yuki

Karin Karin Singapore ( Family )
Good
7 months ago

“ Hakone region Nature guide not necessary ”

The weather was unpredictable but we would, as a result, have appreciated the guide to have been more flexible and client responsive. Information lacking on geology of the region, artists and architect of the Picasso museum. I have no doubt the guide will be of more value for a city tour!

Yuki:

Dear Karin, Thank you for taking my tour. I did my best to make the tour enjoyable for all of you, but it did not work on the day in Hakone. 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...

Iris flowers will be in full bloom in the east garden of imperial palace !

by Yuki
Last year, I went to the garden today to check the iris flowers. It will be the same at the end of May to June this year ! The garden of Me...