Hello,I am HIROSHI YOKOYAMA. Please call me Hiro, not "hero". I have been lived in kyoto
for more than 30years. So, I am very familiar with the city of Kyoto and a unique culture
developed in Japan as well. I can offer you not only historic places like Nijo castle, Kinkakuji temple ,Kiyomizu temple etc., but also off the beaten track spots Nijo jinya house or nicknamed
"ninjya house" ,Katsura Imperial Villa etc.. I am really looking forward to seeing you .
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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Hiroshi-san is an extremely warm and nice person. He guided us through Kyoto which was an excellent tour. With the summer sun, he was patient with us and also was very accommodating. We had a good chat on various cultural similarities and was a good experience He is highly energetic and is wonderful !
Dear Rohit I am grateful to you for your great reviews on Sep 8 tour in Kyoto. I was glad to see that both of you showed great interest and concern when you face to face with so called 1001 Buddha statue in Sanjyu-sangen -do temple and deep respect for these great statues ! That 's a happy morment for tour guide like me. I am proud of our culture,history and tradition. Best regards Sep 16 Hiroshi Y.
Despite the crazy rain, humidity, and heat, Hiroshi kept the tour amusing and enjoyable. He was knowledgeable and had interesting anecdotes regarding historical figures and sites. He went above and beyond by escorting us to get reserved seats on the return shinkansen and walked us to the departure point.
Dear Carol Thank you for your great reviews on Sep 11, one day tour in Kyoto. I am glad to hear that you and your husband had an enjoyable tour in Kyoto. I hope that you and all of your family members would visit at Kyoto again in a very near future. Best regards Sep 16 Hiroshi Y.
Very professional guide
I thoroughly enjoyed our time with Hiro, he was very accommodating to our needs. We had to switch up our itinerary and he was happy to go with the changes. He is a true gentleman and nothing was no much trouble for him. I would highly recommend Hiro as a tour guide.
Hiroshi is very accommodating.He is very well prepared and informed..He is so nice even though its super hot. We have so very little time un Kyoto but we will surely come back and we will again ask HIROSHI to guide us and I will recommend him also to all my friends who will go to KYOTO😍Thank you so much HIROSHI SaN