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Licensed Guide
  (5) Reviews
Send message only 4 days available in June
$ 27 Hourly rate Price up to 4 people
After 4 pm I can guide for you even week days if you tell me a week ahead of time. I would like you to have good memories with local residents while you stay in Okinawa.
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Last updated: 16 days ago
Cities where I can guide: Okinawa

Languages English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )

(5) Reviews
Hourly rate 27 USD Price up to 4 people
( Max : 10 People )
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Hi. I was a tour guide for Japanese speak in Japanese in main-land Japan around Tokyo. Now, I live in Okinawa for over ten years with my family. I wanted to be a tour guide for foreigners because I appreciate people's helps when I traveled around world. I traveled over seventy countries. I like traveling because I learn a lot from people who I meet. Finally, I got a certificate for being an English tour guide. I would like you to spend meaningful time in Okinawa. Okinawa has unique culture, they mixed Japanese and Chinese way, then, built up a new own culture. With limited time, I hope you enjoy seeing a lot and knowing a lot.

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Compact tour around Naha

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Walking tour around Shuri castle and Makishi public market

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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 at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Reviews ( 5 )

2 months ago |   by Erik

“ A wonderful day with an extremely good guide ”

She realised a special day tour for us to Churaimi aquarium and Ogimi in the north of Okinawa. She was a very knowledgeable and pleasant guide and companion to us. Nothing was too much for her. She made this day our best day in Japan. On the way back to Naha we also visited the cliffs at Manzano. Thank you very much Noriko, we will not forget this day with you!

2 months ago |   by Al

“ Great days of touring ”

We couldn’t be happier with our 2 days of touring with Noriko. We were able to cover a lot of ground. She also picked out GREAT restaurants for lunch-we never would have found then ourselves. Even after out tours were done she picked us up at our hotel to bring us to a wonderful sushi place. Our time with Moriko was definitely a high point in our trip to Japan!

4 months ago |   by Diane

“ History in a day with Noriko ”

Noriko was great. On time, knowledgeable and knew history which was our main interest of the tour. Also, she was flexible with making modifications to our itinerary. Thank you Noiko! We recommend you as a tour guide! Diane

4 months ago |   by Francis

“ A Great Afternoon ”

My wife and I find her friendly, professional and very accommodating. We spent an afternoon with her at Makishi Market and Shuri Castle. Besides the usual facts and figures, she gave us some interesting insights of the 2 places and Okinawa in general. Thanks to her, we had good company, a great time and a fruitful afternoon.

5 months ago |   by Howard

“ Noriko in Naha ”

Hello, Noriko met me at my hotel and showed me the local markets and Shuri Castle in Naha. She was prompt, polite, and informative. Best of all, she was flexible with her agenda and also answered all of my questions on Okinawa. I would recommend her highly. Thank You.