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Yoshio

Licensed Guide
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Send message only 4 days available in September
$ 22 Hourly rate Price up to 15 people
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Last updated: 2 days ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Mount Fuji , Nikko , Chiba , Ibaraki , Yamanashi

Languages Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )

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Hourly rate 22 USD Price up to 15 people
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About

Hello, My name is Yoshio Ogawa. Please call me Yoshi for short. I am a Government licensed tour guide. I have been working as a tour guide mainly in Kanto area for the past 3 years. I can show you around the major places of interests in Tokyo, Hakone, Kamakura and Nikko. My hobbies includes playing tennis, skiing, reading novels, seeing movies and motorcyle riding. I got interested in riding bikes rather late in my 50's, got the license and right now I am riding Honda CB1100. I also enjoy singing karaoke. About 2 years ago, I built a new house with 3 rooms. I can invite the guests from oversees and have them stay at my place for a few days. I live in Ibaraki, which is the north east of Tokyo. Recently the trains started going to the very center of Tokyo, Tokyo station and it became more and more easier to commute to Tokyo. I can show you around Ibaraki or Chiba area as well. So let's get to know each other. See you soon.

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Price

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

Duration
1 Person
Up to 15 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $22.25 $22.25 $4.45
4 Hours $89.00 $89.00 $17.80
8 Hours $178.00 $178.00 $35.60

* Duration: 2 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per day.
* People: 20 maximum

Private Tours

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 ( 2 )
Thuy Thuy United States ( Family )
Very Good
1 year ago

“ Narita Temple and Imperial Palace ”

Yoshio is very helpful, friendly, knowlege tour guide, He showed us all the way to take JR line. Good English. Recommend.

Yoshio:

Hi, Thuy. Thank you very much for writing the review. I'm glad to hear that you had a good time. When you visit Japan again, don't hesitate to contact me. I wish I had more time to talk to Brandon and Amie. Give my best to your family. Take care. Yoshio Ogawa

Ben Ben Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 years ago

Yoshio was a fantastic guide on our trip to Ushiku Daibutsu to see the Great Buddha... Yoshi organized to use his own car to make most of the journey after a train ride out to where he lives... This was mainly because we were a small group & had our 2yo daughter with us... I can't thank you enough Yoshi for personally driving us to see the Big Buddha statue... Our daughter was very tired from all the traveling getting to Japan so having our own car to relax in was awesome... We all really enjoyed our day which included taking the life up inside the Buddha... I can recommend Yoshio to anyone looking to make there way out to see the Big Buddha statue & the Ushiku Daidutsu area... Thanks you...

Yoshio:

Dear Ben. Thank you very very much for writing the review on the Ushiku Daibutsu tour. I'm really glad to know that you had a good time in Ushiku. You must have enjoyed visiting Kyoto and some other interesting places as well. Next time when you come to Japan, be sure to contact me. I can invite you to my house and show other tourist spots. And i can meet your daughter who has grown up to a charming girl, too,