Our family enjoyed a Wonderful action packed day touring Tokyo with Yuki. Many many highlights!!! Yuki is an excellent guide - I Highly recommend!! Susan M
Dear Susan, Thank you for writing a review so soon! It was a busy day, but I am glad to know you have enjoyed it. See you tomorrow. Yuki
Hello Everyone! If you are doing a day tour, Yuki is the best and highly recommended! He gives you historical background of every place we went to and took us shopping to the cheapest places! We will get him again when we come back to Japan for a visit! Thanks Yuki!
Dear Robelyn, Thank you for writing a review of my tour of Tokyo. I was very happy when your family listens to my explanation of each site and gave me questions about our country and people. My tour is very flexible to reflect the interests of the guest so I changed my route to take you to my favorite ramen shop and added Ameyoko discount streets where you bought so many Japanese sweets. I hope your family has enjoyed traveling Japan. Best regards, Yuki
My 11 year old son and I began our trip in Tokyo with Yuki-san. We started the day taking the shinkansen out of Shinagawa Station and taking the local train once in Kyoto to the Fushimi Shrine. We did the Miyabi Tour. We followed the course and had lunch at a delicious tonkatsu restaurant that Yuki-san found for us because of my picky 11 year old eater. The most memorable site for us was the Kinkaku Temple late afternoon. The sunset hit the temple just right and it shone in its beautiful gold color. We were back in Tokyo by 8 p.m. Originally, I thought the 12 hour trip would be too much for my son. Not at all. Time flew by and we were not tired, one bit. My son said, "I want to take another tour with Yuki-san when we come back to Japan". I agree, I highly recommend h... read more
Dear Miho, Thank you very much for writing such a specific review of my tour. It was my pleasure to guide you and your son to Kyoto when it is not so crowded. The day was very fine and mild in the last week of December but it snowed on the next day. Sorry for the walk to find the Tonkatsu restaurant, its entrance was very different from what I expected. I will look for your visit of Japan again. Yuki
Great guide who did all he could to show us this beautiful city under less than optimal conditions. He was keenly aware of how tired we were after traveling the day before from the US.
Dear Neal, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. I am very happy to know you enjoyed my tour. I was glad that your wife could eat Udon without soup. Best regards, Yuki
Thank you for the last minute changes you made to our itinerary in order to ensure our 3 yr old enjoyed the tour as much we did! The photos from all of our stops are beautiful. We had a wonderful time and we really appreciate your help in getting around town stress free. Lunch was also delicious- thank you for the recommendation!
Dear Lalaine, Thank you for the review. I was very glad to see your daughter became happy at the toy street near Tokyo station. I want everyone to be happy during my tour and enjoy good foods to make good memories of Japan. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki is a thoughtful and intelligent guide, who has the ability to portray the information without too much chatter. Yuki has a lovely subtle humour and gives honest answers to the many questions asked of him. Yuki took us to the Meiji Shrine, Asakusa and Tsukiji fish markets, whilst familiarising us with the rail system and general layout of Tokyo. A day we’ll spent. Thank you, Yuki.
Dear Fiona, Thank you for writing a good review of my tour. It is always my pleasure to help my guests to their stay in Japan. Please give my best regards to your husband, too Yuki
Yuki was a great guide. Not only was he great in helping us sort out our IC cards he also had great explanations for every place we visited coupled with a presentation and pictures of historical figured. Overall he is a very friendly, charismatic and smart guide. I would recomend him to any friends visiting Tokyo.
Dear Johan, Thank you for writing a good review of my tour. I was happy that you listened to my explanation of each sights. Please give my best regards to your family. Yuki
We appreciate the tour and services provided by Yuki. Yuki is absolutely a well organized and excellent tour guide. The experience we had was amazing and wonderful. Thank you so much for helping us out with the arrangements from Tokyo to Kyoto. Should we ever return to Tokyo we will definitely plan our next tour with Yuki again .
Dear Winnie, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. I am very happy to know that you have enjoyed it. Please give my best regards to your family. Yuki
Yuki did an excellent job showing up around Meiji shrine and Senso-Ji temple as well as taking us on a day trip to Hakone to view Mt.Fuji (includes many different forms of transportation). He was very helpful with helping us navigate the metro, trains, buses particularly with having a stroller and needing to use elevators at times. He was also very patient with our almost 5 year old who was holding Yuki’s hand by the end of the tour.
Dear Katherin, Thank you for taking your time for the nice review. It was Saturday, so Hakone was still crowded at the end of the autumn color season. I tried to make the tour easy and we were lucky to see the gracious Mt. Fuji. Please give my best regards to your family. Yuki
If you want to make the most of a short visit, I highly recommend hiring Yuki. This was my first trip to Tokyo and of course wanted to see everything, which is ridiculous. Yuki patiently fielded my many requests and crafted an itinerary that let me sample places I was most interested in. He kept us moving along on schedule, though I never felt pressured and enjoyed my time. He also took me on short detours that gave me a more local perspective. An intelligent and charming travel companion, Yuki sports a dapper homburg that is easy to spot in a crowd. I could never have accomplished this visit by myself. Thank you Yuki for an enjoyable introduction to this amazing metropolis!
Dear Carol, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. I am very glad that you have satisfied with the tour. It was a great challenge for me to cover so many places within a limited time. Please enjoy your cruising from Yokohama. Yuki
Yuki is a wonderful, warm, and very knowledgeable tour guide. He took us on a day trip to the historical coastal town of Kamakura which is a village dating back to Yoritomo’s shogunate government in 1192. Kamakura lies amid wooded hills filled with ancient Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Yuki took us to see the amazing Great Buddha, beautiful Hasedera Temple, and the Hokokuji Temple with an interesting serene bamboo garden. Along the way Akira told us history and stories of the temples and the Goddess of Mercy (Kannon). We also had a delicious lunch treat at a local restaurant with home cooked meal. We really enjoyed our lovely Fall weather day trip in Kamakura with Yuki. Thank you very much, Yuki!
Dear Mandy, Thank you for the detailed review of my tour including your understanding of Japanese history. I was very happy you enjoyed my story of each place. Sorry for the poor autumn colors in this year because of the salt deposit due to the windy typhoon which is very rare. Please give my best regards to your husband and friends. Yuki
Extremely thorough and well planned. We would highly recommend Yuki to anyone visiting Japan. Yuki made our first Tokyo and Yokohama experience so enjoyable, allowing us to navigate our desired locations without having to stress about the confusing train routes, signs, language issues, etc. He also found us popular-priced wonderful restaurants that we all enjoyed. He also helped us buy tickets for the high-speed rail line, making the purchase process much easier for us.
Dear Linda, Thank you for your nice review of my tour. It was a new experience for me to look around high end shopping malls. It is difficult to find a good restaurant in Harajuku area during week end. I was glad you liked the place. Please give my best regards to the others, too. Yuki
My family and I had a wonderful day with Yuki seeing the three main sights of Tokyo that we were keen to visit: Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace East Garden and Senso-Ji Temple. Yuki kindly greeted us at our Disney Resort hotel and helped us with our tickets and train choices throughout the day, and ensured we finished the day on the correct train back to Maihama. Although we were a little slow due to sore feet and blisters from a few prior busy days at Disneyland and Sea, Yuki allowed for this and made sure he minimised the additional miles that can come with walking tours. He had a very calming demeanour and was really quite knowledgeable about the history of the places we visited, and our ramen lunch was excellent. Thanks again to Yuki, we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him for a grea... read more
Dear Grant, Thank you so much for writing such a generous review of my tour. I was very happy when you and your family listened to my explanation of the history and culture of our country. I hope those kinds of information make your trip to Kyoto and Nara more interesting. Please give my best regards to your family, too. Yuki
Yuki was a great guide for my family. He handled the needs of grandparents and teenagers changing things up on the itinerary as needed to accommodate the group. He’s also so knowledgeable. It was great to get all the history, stories and there is no question about Japan that he couldn’t answer. We had a great two days in kamakura and Kyoto and would definitely use Yuki again if we come back.
Dear Tina, Thank you for writing such a nice review of my tours so soon! I am very happy to know you and your family enjoyed the tour. Thank you for your patience, as it was very crowded on our return trip from Kamakura by a minivan and on our way to Kyoto by the Shinkansen. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki is an excellent guide and very flexible and accommodating. We were not certain about our plans, but Yuki reserved time for us even before booking giving the opportunity to finalize our itinerary. He also helped us to decide on the attractions to visit during 1st day in the city, and gave a lot of tips on how to get to other spots we are planning to visit on our own. This is definitely the way to go if it's your 1st time in Tokyo, and you want to learn more about culture and history of the places you visit. Highly recommend, and will definitely get in touch when we plan our next trip. Thank you, Yuki!
Dear Elena, Thank you very much to write a review so soon! It was a very comfortable tour with nice guest and weather. Please enjoy your stay in Kyoto and give my best regards to your family. Yuki
We had an amazing day with Mr. Yuki visiting Koyto with specific three locations listed on his guide. We told him what we wanted to see and he planned out the day out perfectly and seamlessLy. He was kind and patience with us since we only had one day to spend in Kyoto. We could not have asked for a better experience. He was very knowledgeable and thorough with the sights went to. Cannot wait to come back and have him guide us again on different tour.
Dear Jean, Thank you for your review of my tour. Everything went well and I am glad you enjoyed it. The route you asked me was new to me, but it found out to be feasible one. The web booking system of the bullet train worked very well, too. Best regards, Yuki
We had a lovely day with Yuki, he was both knowledgable and very professional. We walked for miles and saw so much. He also took us to a very nice restaurant for lunch. Highly recommend him
Dear Carol, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. I am very glad you enjoyed my tour. Good food is an important part of my tour. Please give my best regards to your husband and friends. Yuki
Good. Yuki is considerate (looking for elevators aside from escalators) since we were 2 senior couples finding it difficult to walk fast and not used to long walks inside the complicated railways.
Dear Lourds, Thank you for taking my tours for three days. I hope you enjoyed traveling Japan. Sorry for missing Mt. Fuji, I tried my best to let you see it. We had a great view of the mountain next day. Please give my best regards to your husband and friends. Best regards, Yuki
My wife and I spent the day with Yuki and had a great time seeing the Imperial Palace, Meiji Shrine, and Samurai Museum.
Dear Nicholas, Thank you for your review. I am very happy to know you enjoyed my tours. Please give my best regards to your wife, too. Yuki
Yuki is very kind and helpful. He also takes time to explain the history of the tourist spots in Tokyo. My family and I were very happy with Yuki's services.
Dear Ruby, Thank you for writing the review so soon. Please enjoy Kyoto and meet you on Nov. 8th for Hakone tour. Yuki
Excellent knowledgable guide. All you want in a guide and more with Yuki. John Mc Donnell Bray Ireland
Dear John, Thank you for your review of my tour. You are such nice persons. I enjoyed guiding you. Best regards, Yuki
A very informative, relaxed and delicious tour! I plan to recommend this tour next year to my friends who will be coming to Tokyo from Cape Town.
Dear Mickey, Thank you for writing a review of my Tsukiji tour. Food is an important part of my tour. Tsukiji is my favorite place to taste not only Sushi but many other Japanese foods. I am impressed with your way of life. Best regards, Yuki
had one day off a cruise to see all I can in Tokyo. Mr. Yuki did a great job of accomlishing the entire itiiery that I planned !!!! it was a long day with a lot of walking and it was a GREAT day. Mr. yuki went above the call of duty and modified as we went along. Would highly recommen.
Dear David, Thank you for your nice review of my tour. It was a long day for me too, but everything went well. Some of my guests get tired of walking during 7 hours of my regular tour, but you took it for 11 hours. I was surprised that you bought so many Japanese kitchen knives at Tower Knife after trial cuts of a carrot and tomato. I took you many knife shops in Tsukiji, but I found that the shop at Tokyo Skytree is the best place. Best regards, Yuki
We spent five days in Tokyo after a cruise, and two of those days were spent with Yuki. We were extremely pleased with our experience, and highly recommend both TripleLights and Yuki. We initially had booked a private tour for one day, but since the experience of booking through TripleLights was so easy we later added a second day. While we did have several requests, we also told Yuki about our general interests. With our interests in mind he designed a custom itinerary. For example, we are interested in gardens, so in addition to the Shinjuku-Gyoen garden he added both the Koishikawa-Korakuen and Kiyosumi Gardens. My husband is a geologist, and the addition of the Kiyosumi Garden (which has a collection of boulders collected from around Japan) was a special treat. While I am n... read more
Dear Dr. and Mrs. Collines, Thank you for writing such a detailed and elaborate review of my tours. It was my great pleasure to guide such a good couple like you. It was very good that you took my tour for two days so that I can take you my favorite Japanese Gardens. I am very glad to know that you enjoyed the lunch, as food is an important part of my tour. I can guide you Kamakura and Hakone if you come again. Thank you for taking my tour, Yuki
Excellent tour provided by Yuki. He's quite flexible about customizing the plans according to how things go. He took us to his favourite ramen restaurant which was so delicious.
Dear Manuel, Thank you for your review. The ramen restaurant is the most favorite of mine. Food is a very important part of my tour. Best regards, Yuki
Mr Yuki is an excellent guide. I had a wonderful day originating in Tokyo and arriving in Hakone and touring the area. He was very polite and knowledgeable about the area and was happy to answer all the questions I had. Highly recommend a trip with Mr Yuki!
Dear Grace, Thank you for writing a review of my tour so soon. It was my pleasure to guide you around many of my favorite places. I was impressed with your challenging mind. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki was an excellent guide! We really enjoyed his services. The first time in Tokyo you certainly need someone experienced to guide your way around. Highly recommended!
Dear Anna, Thank you for your review. I am very glad to know you liked my tour. Food is a very important part of my tour. Please give my best regards to your friend. Yuki
Yuki was a great guide. It was really nice to have a personal guide, who gave us many options on how we wanted our day to go. He was right on time to start the day, and the day had a good pace. His english was very good, and he brought us to a great place for lunch. I would definitely use him again when we travel back to Tokyo.
Dear David, Thank you for writing nice review of my tour and highest evaluation. I am very glad to know you enjoyed my tour. Please come again! Yuki
We took the tour of Hakone with Yuki on Oct 4, 2018. It was a cloudy day with little amount of rain hence we were not able to see Mount FUji. Mr. Yuki had already informed us about it but still we went ahead with the trip. We saw the Hakone Open Air museum, Gora Park, Ropeway to see the volcanic valley and tour of Lake Ashi. The trip was well organised and paced with Mr. Yuki, though we were lagging behind in time in our trip but still Mr. Yuki planned our trip in such a way that we did not miss out on seeing any sight seeing places and enjoyed our trip to Hakone even if we could not see Mount Fuji.
Dear Puja, Thank you for your review. Sorry for the poor weather, but I did my best for your tour. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki was amazing. He was informative without being too school - ish. Showed us the sites and somehow we never got separated in the crowds! We just realized and let him do his thing and it was a fabulous day. We threw him a loop by wanting a particular store we could not find the day before. He took us.It involved train, connections, elevators, a maze of stores but he got us there without hesitation or complaint. It made my son's trip. He did this without compromising the other sites at all. How, I do not know! If you are lucky he will take you to his favourite lunch spot and, believe me it's a treat. Thank you, Yuki!
Dear Carol, Thank you for writing such a nice review of my tour. I think it’s a challenge to find a place where my guest asked. I know Japanese knives are very sharpe but Tower Knife is the place to buy them. Best regards, Yuki
THE TOUR WAS EXCELLENT WE ENJOYD IT VERY MUCH THANKS
Dear Ilan, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. I am glad to know you have enjoyed my tour. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki was engaging and very pleasant. We enjoyed our time with him, however found the tour itself a little uninspiring as it really only covered the gardens and perimeter of the Imperial Palace. Obviously it would be so much more interesting if you were able to tour the palace itself. Yuki himself was helpful and informative, and we were pleased with what he provided.
Dear William, Thank you for your review. I understand your complaint but inside of the Palace building is not open to public so I can't guide you there. There is a special tour to view the Palace from outside, but you were not interested in it when I asked about it. I will improve my tour to avoid such complaints. Best regards, Yuki
Spent 1 whole day with Yuki. Saw a lot of Tokyo. Very nice man. English proficient enough to understand, as he has spent time in the U. S. I liked Tokyo better than I thought I would. I would recommend him to any US citizens coming to Tokyo.
Dear Don, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. It was a very fine day and I am glad you enjoyed Tokyo. Tsukiji, Meiji-Jingu Shrine, and Asakusa are the most popular places and I tried to make it more interesting to give you some important information of these places as well as our religions. I am looking forward to seeing you again in my tour. Yuki
We were a group of four. Yuki was very accommodating both through the planning process of our visit and throughout the day. He arrived at our hotel on time and proficiently guided us to all of our agreed destinations providing us with informative commentary and competently answering our questions including other ideas of destinations/ attractions in other cities are visiting. He took us to a beautiful restaurant for lunch and ensured that all of our requests were met throughout the day. We highly recommend you booking Yuki for your tour of Tokyo or any of the other destinations he offers.
Dear Margaret, Thank you for your review. I am glad you liked the Japanese restaurant at Harajuku. Food is very important for my tour and you have a nice taste of Japanese food. Please try other foods during your travel. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki put together a very nice Tokyo itinerary incorporating the 3 places I indicated to him that I woulf like to visit. He was very prompt, organized, knowledgeable, and personable. I highly recommend him as a guide.
Dear Mariclaire, Thank you for writing the review of my tour so soon. Please enjoy your stay in Japan. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki is knowledgeable and informative. Given a rainy day, he was very flexible in changing our plans and making alternate arrangements to meet our needs. He gave us a great day in Hakone, even if we couldn't see Mt. Fuji... including arranging for a private onsen. He even went out of his way to accompany us to a hard-to-find restaurant.
Dear Pat, Thank you for writing the nice review of yesterday’s tour. Unfortunately, it rained but we took advantage of it, I am glad you like museums in Hakone. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki was an exceptional guide - We would definitely recommend him to anyone as he is very punctual and organized. He had previously requested for places for us to visit & organized the tour as requested. We had 2 great days with him. He made great suggestions and the tour was better than we expected. He is also very informative & friendly - The tour was well paced and well planned. He was flexible enough to accommodate our last minute changes (starting the tour later than usual etc). Yuki also took us to some great places to eat (Ramen & Tempura) which provided memorable experiences in places we simply would not have gone on our own. Thank Yuki!
Dear Hanisha, Thank you for your review of my tours. Lunch is an important part of my tour. I am very grad you like the Ramen and Tempura restaurants. Best regards, Yuki
Wen we were hit by a heavy rain, Yuki readjusted our schedule so that we were out of the weather while travelling to our next destination, then picked up our original route once the rain stopped. It was important that I be at a private residence by a specific time, and he made that happen right on schedule. Unlike some guides I've had, he did not feel the need to chat incessantly. I liked that. I will use him again on my next trip.
Dear William, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. I was my pleasure to guide you my favorite places. We were lucky to continue our tour in the Imperial Palace after spending some time at Asakusa to escape from the local heavy rain. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki has mastered the art of making a first time tourist feel Welcomed and Comfortable in many parts of Japan. We went to the Tsukiji fish market which could have been a crowded maze without the knowledge and skill of Yuki. He taught us about the fish, the skill of the butchers and then we went to a local restaurant where we felt like family and ate the best sushi we ever had. The second tour was a 12 hour tour ,Tokyo to Kyoto. WOW We traveled the Shinkansen (bullet train) ,went to the 1001 Buddhas temple (Sanjusangendo) and to the Fushimi Inari Shrine. He explained the hand washing ritual and guided us thru the proper protocol, Yuri even took the time on the way home to provide a history lesson to my son and I regarding both Religion and history of the Japanese culture. He is both compet... read more
Dear Mary, Thank you very much for the detailed review of my tours. Food is an important part of my tour so I was very happy when you ate the seafood curry in Kyoto. It was very good for you to take my tours in two days so that we could switch the date for Kyoto to avoid Typhoon 21. Best regards, Yuki
Yukon was very professional accomdating to our wishes and very knowledgeable. You will enjoy his comprehensive approach and understanding of Japon History an Religion.
Dear James, Thank you for writing a good review of my tour so soon. I am grateful for your generous tip of 100 USD. It was a good exercise for me to accommodate the last minute changes of plan and answer to many requests. Please enjoy other tours in Japan with your friends. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki was an excellent guide that I would definitely recommend to anyone! His tour of Kamakura allowed us to see so many great places in one day like the Great Buddha, Hasedera Temple, Hokokuji Temple and Hachimangu Shrine. We never felt rushed, always having plenty of time to really take in each location. He was extremely friendly and knowledgeable, providing great information about the history of all the places we went. He was great at answering any questions we had and even went out of his way to help us figure out which trains to take for when we would be traveling on our own later that week. I also appreciated how accommodating he was, being flexible when we needed to change the start time of our tour. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Kamakura and loved having Yuki as our guide!
Dear Sunita, Thank you for your compliment of my tour. I am very happy that you appreciated my explanations to be more interested in Temples and the Shrine. Kamakura is my most favorite place. Best regards, Yuki
Very punctual and organized. Organized the tour as requested. We had a great day with him. He made great suggestions and the tour was better than we expected.
Dear Viviane, Thank you for your review. I am glad to know that you have enjoyed my tour. Best regards, Yuki
Very helpful and knowledgeable person. Guide us through few places. Very happy with our choice with tour guide
Dear Joseph, Thank you for writing a review of my tour.
I would recommend Yuki-san to anyone. He was great even though we were late. With a few hours, we covered Senso-Ji Temple in Asakusa and Edo Castle with a Japanese Garden. He was very flexible to adjust to our schedule. We skipped lunch until 3pm. Ending tour with 15 minutes lunch. He kept track of the time and our train back to the airport. I think he will be a great person to show you around Tokyo.
Dear Hai, Thank you for writing the review of the tour, so soon. I am glad to know you were on time for your flight and safely returned to your country. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki is professional, experienced and knowledgeable about the history and culture of Japan especially Tokyo and it's surrounding area. He was early meeting us at our hotel each day (a blessing to be met at the hotel) and helped us navigate the detailed transportation system of Japan, even helping us validate our Jr train passes, showing us how to reserve trains, store luggage, plan and use the various passes and tickets on our own. We felt his personal attention even in the most crowed temples and shrines so we never felt overwhelmed. It was very hot when we visited and he knew just when to have us duck into air-conditioned museums between outdoor activities to get a cool, educational break. His English is good. He even helped us shop for some specific items we wanted along the way, ... read more
Dear Carlos, Thank you for writing such an elaborate review of my tours. I respect your personality and I was my honor to guide you my favorite places. Please give my best regards to your wife, too. Yuki
My trip with Yuki has been a delight! He is informitive, patient and very kind.
Dear Kevin, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. I am glad to know you have enjoyed my tour. Please give my best regards to your family and uncle. Yuki
Yuki took my family all around Tokyo and provided a very enjoyable tour. We started at the fish market and had a delicious lunch at one of his favorite sushi restaurants. Then we visited Shinjuku, Harajuku, Shibuya and Akihabara, including visits to an owl cafe and a maid cafe. When my daughter wanted to spend more time browsing / shopping in Harajuku and Shibuya, Yuki was completely flexible and made changes to our schedule appropriately. It was a perfect way to spend the day and become more familiar with Tokyo. Thank you.
Very knowlegable and his discussion of the history and meaning behind the places we visited were greatly apreciated
Dear Irving, Thank you for your review of my Tokyo tour. I am very happy to know you enjoyed my tour. Please enjoy your stay in Japan. Yuki
We had a great time with Yuki-san in Hakone. He was very knowledgeable, and attentive to our needs, even helping to draw the shades when the sun’s rays were shining into the train carriage. The tour was well paced and well planned, with adequate breaks. The route was carefully selected to reduce unnecessary delays. When we had more time than expected, he offered us suggestions to make the most of our day, like nearby sights which we could visit while waiting for the next scheduled item. Yuki-san knows the perfect spot to capture the best view. To top it all off, he speaks great English and is a very engaging conversationalist. Thank you, Yuki-san!
Dear Teresa, Thank you for the compliment with a nice description of my Hakone tour. I enjoyed to guide your family with lots of talks. Sorry about missing Mt. Fuji but it is rather difficult to see the mountain in summer. But I was very happy when you enjoyed the places I took such as the old Tokaido and Gora park. Please give my best regards to your two sons, too. Yuki
He was very good and made the best of the situation. The weather was not suitable for a Mt. fuji itinerary but we had Lake Ashi cruise and the ropeway that ran close to the Volcano. And we went to a beautiful garden. It rained a little bit that day.
Dear Agnes, Thank you for writing the review of my tour to Hakone. It was unfortunate that Mt. Fuji was covered by clouds which happens sometime in summer. Please come again in Autumn or Winter when you can see a very clear view of the mountain. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki was a great tour guide and was very attentive to my 7 year old son. He had a tour setup for us but he was flexible enough to accommodate our last minute changes. We enjoyed our tour and it was very memorable.
Dear Vivian, Thank you for writing the review of my tour to Lake Kawaguchi. Everything went well, including seeing Mt. Fuji. The caves are very cool and beautiful ices kept there. Lake Kawaguchi was full of tour buses to occupy restaurants near by. It was disappointing to find my favorite restaurant being sold out its Hoto noodle but I took you my back up place where we ate a new Hoto. Please give my best regards to your family and friend Ruiko. Yuki
We enjoyed Yuki as our guide. He is knowledgeable and easy to talk to. Our tour was excellent.
Dear Shirley, Thank you for writing the review of my Yokohama tour. Sankeien Garden is the most favorite place of mine in Yokohama. Please give my best regards to other members, too. Looking forward to seeing you, soon. Yuki
My brother and I chose to travel to Tokyo even though we knew very little about the Japanese culture and city. Yuki was extremely helpful and kind. He met us at the train station and escorted us to our hotel and then we began our tour. We had selected 3 locations to tour which included a garden, the government building with an incredible view of Tokyo and the Imperial Palace. Yuki explained many details about all 3 locations. He suggested a Ramen lunch and we went to a place where the locals eat which was quite interesting. I asked Yuki to help me figure out how to get to our tour departure location (cab or subway) the next day and he was extremely helpful. I highly recommend hiring an English speaking tour guide when you arrive in Tokyo if you are unfamiliar with the city because it... read more
Dear Lisa, Thank you for your review. Sorry about my poor explanations due to my sore throat. I am getting better now. Best regards, Yuki
We had a wonderful time touring Tokyo with Yuki. He was thorough, knowledgeable and patient. He knew his way around Tokyo and was able to take us around everywhere. We loved learning about the shinto and Buddhist religions and how they coexist so beautifully. Would definitely recommend touring with him!
Thank you for your compliments. I am very glad to know you enjoyed my tour. Thank you for accompany me to the TopDeck Tour of Tokyo Tower. Please give my best regards to your partner, too. Yuki
We had a great time with Yuki san. He knows very well the schedule of the trains, the buses and the boat. I highly recommend Yuki san.
Dear Marco, Thank you for your review. I thought it would be difficult to see Mt. Fuji due to the cloudy weather. You blew off the clouds only when we were at Owakudani to see the mountain. I tried to make the tour easier and enjoyable for your children, too. Best regards, Yuki
We met Yuki for a day around Tokyo and then again for the sights of Yokohama. Yuki was great and managed to work an itinerary to see everything we wanted and coordinate the day so it flowed effortlessly. We particularly appreciated the instructions on how to use the Metro and JR lines and found this invaluable when doing our own thin on other days. Yuki also took us to some great places to eat which provided memorable experiences in places we simply would not have gone on our own. With Yuki it was also really easy to change plans or spend a little more time in places without any fuss which made the days stress free. We'd love to come back to Tokyo and spend some more time exploring with Yuki and would recommend to anyone looking for an informative and well educated guide.
Dear Lain, Thank you for your complement and elaborate description of my tour. You have such a nice wife and daughters, please give them my best regards. Yuki
I just went on internet to look for a tour person in Japan for my children. TripleLights Service popped up. I went though the web site and booked a tour person for my children visiting in Japan. After my children came home from the trip. I asked them: "How is Yuki?" They answered: "Mom, give him 10+. Yuki is supper good."
Dear Len, Thank you for your review. It was in the rainy season and your children were lucky to see Mt. Fuji in a cloudy day. We switched the date of Hakone with the other tour to Kamakura. But we couldn't see Mt. Fuji at first and the bus to Owakudani was crowded. So we went to the glass museum. After the museum I found that the mountain was going to appear by the live camera in the web. So we went back to Owakudani by the other rope way to see Mt. Fuji. Please give my best regard to your children. Yuki
I would highly recommend Mr Yuki. Our excursion to Kamakura was made so much easier through his guidance and patient demeanor. He was full of knowledge and it was a pleasant experience for us. He planned out the itinerary and it was the perfect balance of sightseeing and shopping. Thank you Mr Yuki!
Dear Katie, Thank you for your complement. Kamakura is my most favorite place. Now is the season for hydrangeas flowers. I am glad your family enjoyed the tour as well as the lunch. Please give my best regards to your daughters, too. Yuki
Good trip with a knowledgeable guide. Thanks!
Dear Meher, Thank you for your review. Kyoto was not so crowded after the strong earthquake. It was a long day for me but everything went well. Please enjoy your stay in Japan with your daughters. Yuki
I came to Japan as a solo female traveler and figured it would be a good investment to tour the Tokyo area with a local, and I do not regret doing it with Yuki one bit. I spent about half a day with him and we went to the Tsukiji Fish Market, Akihabara, Meji Shrine, Asakusa and the Senso-Ji Temple. He was extremely accommodating (met me at my hotel and traveled with me back) and knowledgeable on the history and facts of each place we visited. The best part about being with Yuki was that he took me to a great local sushi restaurant and he also brought me around to the the best street food places I have ever had! I would highly recommend doing a tour with him as I had a wonderful time.
Dear Sharis, Thank you for your complements. I enjoyed the tour with you since you are such a nice lady. Sorry about Tsukiji as they becomes more and more strict for foreign travelers. I was very glad that we could find a nice quiet restaurant with tasty Sushi menue. Best regards, Yuki
This was our first time using a private tour guide and we're very happy to say all well great on our visit to Kamakura. Yuki was prompt at arriving at our hotel, taking us to the subway and around the various areas in Kamakura. The pace was great and to our liking. We even discovered that Yuki had previously lived in Chicago (where we're from) in the past. I would recommend Yuki to all.
Dear Jimmy, Thank you for writing the review of my tour. Kamakura is my most favorite place. I am very glad to know you and your family enjoyed it. Thank you for taking my tour. Yuki
Yuki did a great job with our family -- two parents and 4 kids ages 16 through 6. Yuki picked us up at our hotel in Tokyo, helped us navigate the Shinkansen and bus to Hakone, and guided us around the sites of Hakone, and then got us to our ryokan where we were staying that night. He called the ryokan when we first arrived and arranged to have them pick up our bags, and again at the end of the day of siteseeing to pick us up. Everything worked perfectly. Yuki is a calm and expert guide, and was patient with us and all the kids explaining the highlights and allowing us to dictate the pace of the day. He took us on the typical circle route around the Hakone area but in a reverse order to minimize crowds and match our schedule better. It was a great day. Thank you!
Dear Brian, Thank you for writing such an elaborate and specific review of my tour. It was unfortunate that there was some cloud around Mt.Fuji but everything else went well. I hope you and your family could see Mt. Fuji while in Japan. Please give my best regards to your family, too. Yuki
Me and my friend booked Yuki for a day where I asked him to choose the places to go, it was pouring down rain which he took into consideration and was super flexible and helpful with anything we needed. He speaks excellent english and gave us small presentations on an ipad when visiting sites. For a true authentic experience make sure to book our friend Yuki :)
Dear Josefine, Thank you for writing the review. It was unfortunate that it rained in the afternoon. But I am glad to know you enjoyed my tour. Thank you for being accompany to the owl cafe. Please give my best regards to your friend. Best regards, Yuki
On both our days with Yuki in Tokyo and Hakone he answered all our questions and requests, spent so much time how we needed. Without his help we definitely couldn't see all the fantastic places in your beautiful country. Thank you and Yuki very much.
Dear Marina, Thank you very much for your review. It was the beginning of the rainy season. So I choose the better day to visit Hakone, I was very glad that you could see Mt. Fuji during the rainy season. Best regards, Yuki
We spent 2 days with Yuki in Tokyo. Prior to our time together, he had great suggestions for sights to see and was very quick to reply. In Tokyo, he was very organized, informative and flexible with the needs of the 3 of us who are 15, 42 and 77. It is difficult to meet the needs of a wide range of ages, but he was abile to do so easily. We highly recommend Yuki. You will be thankful you booked him.
Dear Marlow, Thank you for writing the review so soon. I will send you the photos I took today later. Your travel has just started, please enjoy the rest of it. Please give my best regards to your mother and Era. It was my great pleasure to guide your family. Yuki
Yuki was an amazing guide. We saw so much in one day. He planned everything perfectly, and even contacted us because of weather changes to see if we could go a day earlier because the forecast called for rain. He took us to the most amazing viewpoints to see Mt. Fuji. kept us on schedule and made sure we saw all of the sights in one day. We loved it all, and he made it a fantastic stress-free adventure.
Dear Rebecca, Thank you for your great compliments. I appreciate your description of my tour. It was a wonderful tour and I feel very happy if your family enjoy the views of Hakone. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki is a knowledgeable guide who gave me a great tour of Tokyo.
Dear Authur, Thank you for writing the review of my tour. It was a nice time for me, too. Best regards, Yuki
He allowed me to travel at my leisure while he navigated me through the public transportation. I saw more than what I anticipated and have many new memories. The knowledge he shared with me allowed me to navigate through the metro line, instead of using taxis, on my last day in japan by myself, which saved me money. Nothing but positive remarks.
Dear Wayne, Thank you for your great review. I spent three days with you which was very enjoyable for me too. I hope you liked many aspects of Japan including good foods. Best regards, Yuki
I'd definitely recommend this trip with Yuki. He was incredibly well planned, and offered a unique experience in Tokyo.
Dear Daniel, Thank you for writing the review of my tour in Tokyo. The tour was getting better when the weather became fine. I am very happy to know that you and your father enjoyed it. Good luck for the coming Tokyo Olympic. Yuki
Yuki took us from Tokyo to Hakone to see Mt. Fuji. We had a wonderful day with him as our guide to Hakone. He adjusted our schedule since it was busy Golden Week but made sure that we got to ride the bullet train Thank you for your patience and all the information you provided about Japan and Mt Fuji. You were a great guide for our group.
Dear Debra, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. I feel happy to know you enjoyed my tour in Hakone. It was a comfortable tour even in the middle of Golden week and you are very luky to see Mt. Fuji from the Lake. We managed to experience the tea ceremony at Gora park as well as the bullet train on our way to return to Tokyo. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki is an excellent guide and l very detailed with history/background of each places we visited. Good recommendation of ramen and sushi - best we had, not tourist too. Highly recommended Yuki to anyone for his guide service and his passion as a guide- flexible, knowledgeable & reliable person.
Dear Alicia, Thank you for writing such a nice review of my tour. I am very happy to know that you have enjoyed my tour. Please give my best regards to your parents. Yuki
Yuki is great. He was very attentive and made sure our trip to Kamakura was very enjoyable. I would highly, highly recommend him.
Dear Earl, Thank you for your complements. It was an enjoyable tour for me, too. The lunch was very nice. Please give my best regards to your family, too. Yuki
Our family of three, including our adult son who was able to join us, thoroughly enjoyed the historical, cultural and horticultural insights provided by Yuki as he guided us through several principal Tokyo areas we had requested: Imperial Palace East Gardens, Meiji Jingu shrine, and Sinso-ji Temple with walk through the immediate Asakusa shopping street (our request). These important sites with his insights helped our better understanding of Tokyo's rich cultural heritage. Yuki was a fount of information as we asked many questions. He was well organized with a great, personally prepared guide on his ipad that he shared. As lunch time approached, he introduced us to a wonderful udon noodle restaurant. In addition, we asked about sights we planned to tour on our own. He gave us much r... read more
Dear Don, Thank you for writing so much detail of our tour in Tokyo. I am very happy to know that I helped you to enjoy your stay in Japan. Please give my best regards to your family, too. Yuki
Yuki picked us up at Yokohama pier and we had a wonderful day at Sankeien Gardens, the wisteria blossoms, and all the spring flowers was beautiful. We had tempura at a small neighborhood restaurant, which was like a 5 start restaurant. The best tempura I have had. Yuki is a inspiration because you will have to be able to keep up with him, as far as walking is concerned. He is also very accommodating and patient. We enjoyed our tour with Yuki.
Dear Lisa, Thank you for writing a review of my Yokohama tour. I found the Tempura restaurant by a gourmet application. I will take my guest there for lunch next time. It was unfortunate to start raining so we changed our plan to visit the Ziburi shop. Please give my best regardsto your daughter, too. Yuki
We found Yuki to be a very flexible and resourceful guide We covered a lot of territory and saw almost all the sites we had on our list during a weekend He was eager to please and made recommendations that added local color to the experience.
Dear Jane, Thank you for your considerate review. I will reflect your lessons to my tours. Shopping is one of my weakness. Please give my best regards to Your husband, too. Yuki
Yuki guided our group of 10 people through Odawara, Fuji, Gotemba area. He booked a bus that fit our needs well. It was unlucky for us that those two days raining, so we couldnt maximise our picture taking of the beautiful cherry blossom trees. Yuki is very polite, humble, and assisted our group very well. Very reccomended.
Yuki was a wonderful choice for our first trip to Japan, he was gracious and accommodating as we spent the day exploring Asakusa, Akihabara, and harbor cruise. After touring Kyoto for 3 days we needed a slower paced day. Yuki adjusted our original plan to accommodate us. It was the perfect day. Thank you .
Dear Christine, Thank you for writing such a nice review of my tour. It was a comfortable tour for me, too. The rever cruising was very good. Best regards, Yuki.
Very kind and knowledgeable man. Took me to the Imperial palace and told me do many amazing facts about the emporer and the history behind it! One if the best days if me trip! Would Definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a nice informational filled day!
Thank you for your nice review, Jessica. Than is my second time to attend the special tour to inside of Imperial Palace. It took time to get the tickets and go through security but it was worth while. Best regards, Yuki
Our day with Yuki was amazing. His expert knowledge was educational and enlightenting. Had a wonderful day. The best way to see a new city in a foreign country on our first day of our 12 day tour. Thank you Yuki. Iain & Lisa - Australia
Dear Lain, Thank you for writing the review of Tokyo tour. I always try to maximize my tour so that you can enjoy your time in Tokyo. The observatory is my favorite to see the best view of Tokyo with an inexpensive fee. I was happy to take you to very tasty Ramen restaurant, food is an important part of my tour. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki was wonderful. He was well prepared, answered all my questions by email and was prompt. We had a wonderful day exploring Kyoto and visiting the top sites. I know we would not have been able to see as much if we had done it ourselves. He met us at our hotel in Tokyo, helped us get the bullet train tickets at a discount, then helped navigate us through the sites we wanted to see in Kyoto ( bamboo forest, Toriii gates, golden temple). He added the Buddha temple for us and it was wonderful. We had homemade Kyoto cuisine at a local restaurant which was just perfect for our cultural experience. He then took us back to Tokyo on the bullet train. He also gave us some background and history of the shrines and temples with illustrations on his ipad. We had an amazing time and would do it again... read more
Dear Vidya, Thank you for your review to describe such a detail of my tour. My tour is flexible to accommodate requests from my guest as much as possible. One day tour to Kyoto is always challenging for me. I’m glad to know that you satisfied with it. Best regards,Yuki
Yuki was a great guide. He was very knowledgeable of the history and culture of Japan. He had great visuals on his iPad that he showed us throughout the day to give us more detail about the history and locations we were visiting. He lent us a bus card that we added money to so that we could get to our locations faster. This meant that we had more time to visit once we arrived. We did up taking the wrong bus on accident, but he threw in an extra tour of one of the temples to make up for it. Overall, Yuki was a very knowledgeable guide and I would highly recommend him for your tour!
Dear Kelli, Thank you for your excellent review of my tour. Kamakura is my favorite place with a lot of traditional places of history. I am very happy to know that you know my intentions of the tour. Best regards, Yuki.
We were met at our hotel in Tokyo. We traveled by train, tram and bus easily with Yuki's help. We were a party of 4. We all agreed that Yuki was the best tour guide we have had and enjoyed our day immensely. Yuki was very knowledgeable and explained all the different things we saw. We all agreed an excellent and outstanding day was had by all. We highly recommend Yuki and Triplelights to friend's and family.
Thank you for your excellent review of my tour. I am very happy to know you enjoyed it. Kamakura is my favorite place. Please give my best regards to other members. Yuki
My family of seven were fortunate enough to have Yuki guide us on two trips: one half day in Tokyo and one full day in Hakone. Since this was our first visit to Japan, it was great having an experienced guide like Yuki to help us navigate the rail and subway systems, and provide us with excellent descriptions and facts about all the places we visited. Moreover Yuki is very friendly and communicates well with people of all ages. Yuki got very high approvals from both my 11 year old son, and my mother who is in here 70’s. My whole family enjoyed our experience with Yuki, and would definitely use his services if we visit Japan again. Thank You Yuki!
Dear Kevin, Thank you for writing such an elaborate review during your stay in Japan. I hope you and your family have a nice time in Disney Sea, now. Please give my best regards to your family. Yuki
Yuki was a wonderful tour guide. We had a couple of days in Tokyo which fortuitously coincided with the peak of cherry blossom season. He took us to all the wonderful hidden cherry blossom spots and made it such a wonderful experience. He was particularly kind to my children, the youngest one whom he took us to the character section and toy stores in Tokyo station, which turned out to be a highlight of his vacation. We recommend him without reservation.
Thank you for writing such a good review. I enjoyed the cherry blossoms and talking with you during the tour. Please give my best regards to your family. Yuki
Mr Yuki was a substitute guide who took over somebody whose services I booked much earlier but couldn't make it on the appointed date. I am thankful that TripleLights asked the very experienced Mr Yuki to bring us to our desired sites in Tokyo. He was very accommodating, too. He knew how much I wanted to revisit the spot near the Imperial Gardens with my daughter who was in my womb when I had a photo taken in that particular place 30 years ago. And, he found time for us to find that particular spot. If only for this, I am so grateful to Mr.Yuki.
Dear Ma, Thank you for taking your time to write the review. I am very happy to know you enjoyed my tour. It is my great honor to guide a guest who has such special memories of Japan. Please give my best regards to your husband, too. Yuki
My parents and I spent a few days in Japan and this was our first time here. We wanted to see as much as possible in our short stay so we hired a private tour guide (Yuki.) Yuki was an amazing and kind host. He showed us around Tsujiki, Akihabara, and the Tokyo Sky Tree. He was very informative and if I am ever back in Tokyo in need of a guide I would book him without a second thought. Thank you very much Yuki for a memorable experience.
Thank you for your prompt review for yestersday's tour. I enjoyed the various street foods with your family such as Satusma-age (fish meat with shrinmp and vegetablen), Steak of Japanese beef at Tsukiji. I found that we can have other street foods in Akihabara, too. Food is an important Japanese culture both traditional and is up-to-dated. So I always recommend my guests to try them as a part of my tour. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki was great. He was able to accommodate us last minute for a 1-day trip to Kyoto from Seoul. He met us at our hotel that morning and guided us through the subway and bullet train to make our way to Kyoto. He was very professional and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this trip!
Thank you for your review. I am very happy to read your review. I will take other guests to the restaurant of Kyoto cuisine where we enjyoed our lunch. There are other palces in Kyoto to visit, please come again in the autumn colar season. Best regards, Yuki
Our group if 5 friends had a great time with Yuki in Tokyo. He had an awesome sense of humour and was fill of information. Yuki went above and beyond what was agreed to help us find a luggage storage location. Thanks Yuki for helping make our trip fantastic.
Dear Gabby, I am very happy to know you enjoyed two days of my tours. I am very flexible to adjust it to your interests to maximize your time. Please come again as there are many ski resorts other than Hakuba area with good snow in Japan. Best regards to your colleagues,too. Yuki
Yuki provided us with a wonderful 4 hour tour. We started with a bird's eye view of Tokyo from the world trade center building, then headed to nearby shrine. Afterwards, we toured the Meiji Jingo shrine. Yuki taught us about Shoguns, Emperor rule, Buddhism and Shinto. He was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. We would tour with Yuki again, without question.
Dear Bride, Thank you for your review! I enjoyed the tour as you showed great interests to the places and my explanation of them. Please come again, as there are many good ski resorts in Japan. Please give my best regards to your husband, too.
Mr. Yuki was very accommodating to our requests and was very informative and helpful all throughout our tour!
Dear Janisah, Thank you for your review. I enjoyed the sushi lunch with you. It was delicious, thank you. Best regards, Yuki
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Yuki, visiting the famous fish market and the Imperial palace gardens. Yuki was first class, knowledgeable, competent and his English language skills excellent. Thank you for helping to make our one day in Tokyo memorable.
Dear SUsan, Thank you for your compliment on my tour. Everything went well as we took taxi to shorten our time. It was a nice way to looking around those area. I hope you can stay longer next time. Please give my best regards to your husband Michael.
Four of us had a fantastic day touring the sights of Kamakura. Yuki met us at our hotel and that helped streamline our day so we didn’t have to figure out navigating through the train stations. Yuki was very informative in regards to the history at the sights we visited. I would highly recommend Yuki as a tour guide as our day was fun and full of Japanese history. Excellent day tour with Yuki from Tokyo to Kamakura.
Dear Bill, Thank you for writing the review of my tour. I felt happy when you were interested in places I took and enjoyed sushi lunch. Please give my best regards to your uncle and wife. Best regards, Yuki
Yuki took us through Tsukiji Fish Market at 10:00 am. Had lots of knowledge of the fish and the operation . Would use him again.
Dear Kenji, Thank you for taking my tour. I am glad that you enjoyed my tour to Tsukiji fishmarket. After our tour, I bought a piece of tuna for my family. Best regards, Yuki
I wish to thank Mr Yuki for being a personable and engaging tour guide during our time in Tokyo. He communicated clearly to us and always looking out to ensure we are in pace with him. He always inform us in advance of the journey time, train schedules and make immediate changes to cater to our needs. Mr Yuki demonstrated a genuine personality to put his clients his priority in a a fast-paced, challenging and dynamic environment in Japan. We have experienced his excellent service with our designated tours, along with strong interpersonal and time management skills. Indeed, he had contributed immensely to the success of our itineraries. Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to see you again. Sincerely, Eileen
Sorry, I wrote you before reading this review. But thank you very much for writing such a elaborate review. I am relieved to finish your tours which were very challengable for me. I will improve my tours based on this experience.
On behalf of my team of 4 from Penang Malaysia, we thank Yuki for his excellent tour guide to Hakone to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the beautiful Mount Fuji. It was indeed spectacular to view the mountain scenery from the cruise in Lake Ashi. Nevertheless, although the cable ropeway was closed due to climatic reason, we had a great lunch and bus ride down to the hot spring public bath at Yumoto Fujiya Hotel. Thanks to Yuki and will definitely come back to visit amazing Japan!
Dear Roseboo, Thank you for writing a review of my tour. On Nov. 3rd, Hakone was crowded more than I had anticipated as it was not only a Japanese national holiday but also the demonstration day of samurai procession at Yumoto which blocked the road to Hakone mountains. So we gave up taking a bus from Odawara. We were lucky to take the bus from Yumoto instead of the mountain train which was full of passengers. In addition to that Owakudani ropeway was closed due to the high concentration of the volcanic gas. Again we had to change our route to take a bus to Gora station where we took the mountain train to Yumoto where you took the hot spring bath. Please come again to see Mt.Fuji in other season from other place.
I am most happy to have mr Yuki join us in our Yokohama as our guide. He was most polite, patient, that’s why we hd an easy going tour around Yokohama. Kids were delighted to get rides and he was patient to deal with their request. Our Cup Noodle Museum was the highlight of our tour. Kids had fun in their Ramen Activity. Many thanks again mr Yuki.
Dear Ethel, Thank you for your review of our tour. Our tour became very different from what I planed but it is fine with me if you are satisfied with it. I should have found the meaning of the smart illumination at Azono Hana park. It was very different from usual illuminations with numerous lights. Best regards, Yuki
Best guide we ever had in our travels of many countries! Very organized and fluent in English, he planned our day with clear detailed communication and provided what he promised and more. He thought of every details and was like a family with us. Can’t thank him enough!
Dear Jwalant, Thank you for writing such an elaborate review ! Sorry for the lunch at Gora park, there is no restaurant for vegetarians. But we had very nice dinner at an Indian restaurant at Roppongi. I feel happy to see your family enjoyed it. Thank you for let me try the curry new to me. Please give my best regards to your family, too. Thank you for taking my tour. Yuki
Our most excellent guide Yuki was with us on two days. Taking us to points of interest not covered by our regular tour company. One of our tours was a larger than normal group (14) on a 7 hour Tokyo Samurai and Ameyoko tour. The other centered around a trip to the Owl cafe, which was fantastic in that we were allowed to visit 12 species of owls who were well cared for, up close and personal. Yuki's English was very fluent and he guided us trough various trains to destinations with ease and care. To make the most of our limited time, he purchased our tickets in advance. We benefited from his extensive knowledge, his sense if anticipation and fine amiability.. We would look forward to having Yuki as a guide again when we come extraordinary Japan another time. Yes. we would recommend him... read more
Dear Drothy, Thank you for your review together with detailed description of our tour. I didn't have much experiance on group tours with more than ten guests so that I was relieved to finish the tour without any troubles. It was very difficult to use public transportations with 14 guests. Best regards, Yuki
Guide walked in front of us not explaining anything as we went - it felt life it was just from destination to destination and nothing in between
Dear Jo, Sorry if if feel so that I didn't know during the tour. You should ask me for more explanation. I made the following explanations. At the entrance of Big Buddha: It was made in 12th centry and the building was destroyed by an earthquake and never built again. The statue was made layer by layer with casting bronze into gaps between molds. The statue is Amida Nyurai who is in charge of heaven and Nyurai is the hightest rank in Buddhism. In front of the worship hall of Houkokuji temple (Bumboo temple): This temple was made in Muromachi period to worship the grand father of Takauji Ashikaga who started Muromachi period. This temple belongs Zen sect of Buddhism and worship Shaka Nyorai who established Buddhism in Idea. I explained about the name and route of the next place ... read more
It was a great pleasure to have Yuki as our private guide. Yuki was very informative and knowledgeable about Japanish customs, religion and history. He is charming and helpfull, also flexiable to our wishes. Smooth travelling in public transport was excellent. Thank you Yuki so much!
Dear Anita, Thank you for your nice review. I am glad you enjoyed my tour. I will mail you some photos I took during our tour. Best regards, Yuki