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$ 32 Hourly rate Price up to 5 people
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Cities where I can guide: Tokyo

Languages English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )

(13) Reviews
Hourly rate 32 USD Price up to 5 people
( Max : 7 People )
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Hi, I am Hiromi, a National licensed guide in English. I studied in England and U.S. during my 20s and 30s. I graduated college in NY. While I lived in overseas and experiencing different culture, I had chances to look at Japanese culture from the outside. And I realized its richness and uniqueness. Experiencing different culture was like discovering my own culture.
I live west part of Tokyo with my husband. Whenever we have time we like traveling. Also I have been practicing tea gathering (tea ceremony) about 7 years.
In Tokyo, there exist traditional culture as well as pop culture. There are so many places I would like to show you.
It’s my pleasure to introduce you exquisite part of Tokyo. Let’ enjoy exploring TOKYO with me! I’m looking forward to sharing memorable experience with you.

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4.8 (13) Reviews
Very Good


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

1 Person
Up to 5 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $22.50 $31.50 $31.50
4 Hours $90.00 $126.00 $126.00
8 Hours $180.00 $252.00 $252.00

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

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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 ( 13 )
Kira Kira United States ( Solo )
5 days ago

“ Garden Tour and Tea Ceremony ”

Hiromi was a good guide; she was friendly and happily answered my many questions and helped us with a Suica card mix-up. I was a little disappointed that our tea ceremony was in a hotel rather than a real tea house, however we booked our tour only a week ahead of time and Hiromi said that March is a busy month, so I understand that perhaps it wasn't possible. And, after the official tea ceremony was over, the host offered to let my brother and I make the tea ourselves, which was wicked cool (!) and an opportunity that I don't think would have been presented in a real tea house, so that made up for my initial disappointment. Thank you for a good tour!


Kira-san, Thank you very much for writing review. It was very nice meeting you and your brother. I'm sorry that you didn't like the tea house so much. Unfortunately since Tokyo is a big city many of tea houses are built inside of hotels. And each of them are different. There is a tea house with Japanese Garden, where conduct 'ryurei style' (seating on chair not tatami mattress). Also I use actual tea master's house which is used for real tea ceremony practice. It is really depends on availability of the tea house or tea room at that time... But one things I can say, I usually choose the place which is not tourist orientated and conducted by good tea master with proper tea utensils. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed the tour, that is most important and I care for the customer. Thank you :)

Brittney Brittney United States ( Couple )
3 weeks ago

“ Very informative ”

Hiromi was great. She showed us around, gave great information about the 5 different stops, and answered any questions we had. She was great giving recommendations for our future trip to another city. At the end of our tour, we told her we were having trouble finding local food, she directed us to the best fish we had every experienced. Thank you Hiromi!


Dear Brittney Thank you very much for writing the review. It was my pleasure to show you around Tokyo. Since it was your first time in Japan, I tried to show you as many places as I can. You and your husband are very pleasant people to be with. Please come to Japan with your baby next time! Thank you!

eelco Eelco Netherlands ( Couple )
3 weeks ago

“ We had a fantastic first day in Tokyo ”

We had a fantastic day with Mrs Hiromi. She showed typical Japanse traditions; the art of bonsai and a traditional tea ceremony. This trip exceeded our high expectations. Apart from this, Mrs Hiromi is a very kind and patient person who helped us to understand Tokyo on our first day. Thank you!


Dear Eelco I'm very happy to know you enjoyed the tour. It was customized tour 'Experience Bonsai and Tea ceremony'. I myself enjoyed seeing you and your girlfriend creating Bonsai. It was fun being with two of you. Thank you very much! Please tell your girlfriend (sorry, that I can't spell her name) to enjoy Tokyo Marathone tomorrow!

Mike Mike Japan ( Couple )
Very Good
3 weeks ago

“ Taking in Tokyo ”

Hiromi enabled us to take in a cross section of Tokyo’s key tourist sights in one day. It was a challenging umbrella day - we couldn’t see the tops of the high buildings due to mist. Hiromi used the subway and JR rail to move us efficiently between widely spaced locations. Hiromi has good English, a good knowledge of Tokyo, is friendly and has a quietly informative manner. It was a fun memorable day thanks.


Dear Mike & Brenda Thank you very much for writing the review. It was rainy and bit cold day. I hope you didn't catch a cold. It was interesting day for me as well. Same sights but different views in spring rain. Even I go same sights each moment are different. The moment is treasure for me. I appreciate your kindness during the tour! Thank you! :)

Freya Freya United Kingdom ( Family with kids )
1 month ago

“ Tailored tour or Tokyo ”

Having been given options of what sort of things we could do in Tokyo, we chose to see as much as possible. Hiromi designed our itinerary and led us around some amazing sights. She was very knowledgeable and friendly and took us around on the Tokyo Metro from sight to sight. There were lots of highlights of the day but I particularly enjoyed the Japanese Gardens (my daughter loved the shops). Having spent our first day in Tokyo with Hiromi, we felt much more confident in finding our own way around for the rest of the week.


Dear Freya Thank you very much for writing review. I'm so happy to know you enjoyed the tour. I enjoyed being with you and your family very much. I also enjoyed talking with your daughter Jessica(慈恵詩華), she is very kind, polite, pretty like fairy. I hope she found many lovely things in Japan for her birthday! Thank you very much for being my guest. Come Japan again!! :)