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Akira.S

Licensed Guide
  (23) Reviews
Send message only 1 day available in August
$ 32 Hourly rate Price up to 4 people
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Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura , Hakone , Nikko

Languages English ( License )

Reviews
(23) Reviews
Hourly rate 32 USD Price up to 4 people
( Max : 8 People )
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About

Hello. I'm Akira.S. I've just finished working as a mentor for new young teachers of public junior high schools after long time career as a teacher. I’m so interested in guiding popular sightseeing spots and also hidden areas in and around Tokyo to you. I love this job because I have a lot of chances to meet many people from many countries. I'm really looking forward to meeting persons interested in Japanese culture and history like YOU. I really hope you to touch Japanese culture, including Japanese cuisine. I’m coming up with a tour plan based on your interest.

Price

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

Duration
1 Person
Up to 4 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $31.50 $31.50 $9.00
4 Hours $126.00 $126.00 $36.00
8 Hours $252.00 $252.00 $72.00

* Duration: 3 hours minimum and 8 hours maximum per day.
* People: 8 maximum

Private Tours

Shinjuku Night Walking

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4h $ 144 up to 4 people

Asakusa, Meiji Shinto Shrine and as you like

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by Akira.S
6h $ 207 up to 4 people

Meiji Shirine, Harajuku Omote-Sando walking

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by Akira.S
4h $ 144 up to 4 people

Tokyo Customized

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by Akira.S
5h $ 176 up to 4 people

Japanese Gardens and Western Gardens

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by Akira.S
5h $ 176 up to 4 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 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 ( 23 )
Anand Anand United States ( Couple )
Very Good
1 week ago

“ Akira is very friendly and courteous person. He planned the itinerary for tour well covering key attractions. ”

Very helpful and flexible.

Akira.S:

Dear Anand-san. Thank you for a nice review which has an incentive to me. Although two days were scorching, I had a great time with you. I’ll live up to your words in order to be a better guide for many guests from abroad.

Patricia Patricia United States ( Family )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ All day guide in Tokyo ”

Akira was a terrific guide...the best.. He was reliable, interesting, funny, smart and a pleasure to be with. We highly recommend Akira to be your guide.

Akira.S:

Dear Patricia-san & Willy-san. Thank you very much for your nice review, which has become a very good incentive for me. I myself really had a very good time with you because of your amenability, and of course it has become a wonderful experience for me. I’m going to live up to your words. Thank you again. Best regards Akira

Alan Alan United States ( Couple )
Very Good
3 months ago

“ Very nice man ”

Akira was a very nice guide He started by giving us a little welcome gift which we thought was very nice. He was very accommodating in changing our tour schedule His English was exceptable , He always seemed concerned about us , always made sure we were on train before he got on, never ran ahead. Knew answers to most of our questions at lunch asked permission before he ordered And thanked us after. I would recommend Akira for a tour in Japan We had a very enjoyable day in Tokyo

Akira.S:

Dear Alan-san, Andrea-san. Thank you very much for a cordial review. It has become an nice incentive to me. I had a very good time with you. You listened to my stories carefully and tried to answer my questions with interest. And also you taught me English words which were new to me. I’ll never forget you and this experience. If you happen to have a chance to visit Tokyo again someday, I’d like to see you again. Thank you very much again. Enjoy your daily life in the Palmetto State! Best regards. Akira

Cecilia Cecilia United States ( Friends )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Delightful day with Akira ”

Akira made our visit to Tokyo very special. He was a pleasure to deal with planning the day, and was very responsive to our wants and needs. I requested a tour of the Diet Building and he arranged it so we could see inside the beautiful building and the legislative chambers. Our visit to the Fish Market was an amazing experience and Akira guided us thru an excellent lunch at a market sushi bar. He helped us understand Japanese history, gardens and culture in a very interesting and enjoyable way. I cannot recommend him more highly. Should I be lucky enough to return to Tokyo, I would definitely want Akira as my guide.

Akira.S:

Thank you so much for such a nice review. The review really makes me feel encouraged and also gives me an incentive and also helps me become a better guide from now on. I’d like to say thank you because I had a wonderful time to see nice people. Everyone listened to my stories warmly, and tried to answer my strange quizzes with much interest. I’ll never forget this memorable experience. I’d like to live up to the words you game me. Say hello to everyone, John-san, Jeff-San, and also Lucia-san. If you have a chance to visit Tokyo again, I’d like to see you again. Thank you very much again. Enjoy your tour again! Akira Best regards."

Jennifer Jennifer United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Wonderful custom full day Tokyo tour ”

My family of four (including our boys, ages 11 and 13) plus our two friends had the pleasure of spending a full day in Tokyo with Akira. He planned the itinerary for the day and made great suggestions. My favorite part of the day was visiting the fish market. It was handy to have Akira with us because he knew how to get into the inner market, which was the best part, and he arranged a beautiful sushi lunch for us at a quiet restaurant just outside the market. My other favorite part of the tour was Akira's trivia questions and prizes - what a brilliant way to liven up the tour. Akira's English is perfect and he was very responsive on email. Highly recommend!

Akira.S:

Thank you so much for such a nice review. The review really makes me feel encouraged and also helps me become a better guide for my guests from now on. I’d like to say thank you because I had a wonderful time to see nice families, nice people, and nice boys. Everyone listened to my stories warmly, and tried to answer my strange quizzes eagerly. I’ll never forget this memorable experience. I’d like to live up to the words you game me. Say hello to everyone, to Bill-san, Stastia-san, and Mark-san, of course also to Tyler-kun and Trace-kun. If you happen to have a chance to visit Tokyo again, I’d like to see you again. Thank you very much again. Enjoy your daily life in Australia! Akira Best regards.