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.
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
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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.
She is very kind and nice, Awamori shuzo tour was great. thank you so much Noriko
Thank you. It was marvelous time with you and your friend. I think visiting to distillers for Awamori in Okinawa was interesting tour. You have known the hisrtory of Okinawa and the attitude of people who work for Awamori. Your country is close to us, I hope see you again.
Excellent tour!!! Noriko speaks perfect English. Very knowledgeable about the history and cultural of the area and Japan. My dad and I got to see a lot and “lived” like an Okinawan for a day (e.g. we had a dinner with the locals at a fish market). We learn a great deal and want to come back again some day and stay longer the next time we visit. Thank you Noriko for a wonderful day!!!
Thank you. I am glad to have guests like you who enjoy traveling. I also learned a lot from you and your father. Thank you for choosing Okinawa, it was a great opportunity to meet you and Happy birthday.
It was wonderful, Noriko was super attentive and had Okinawa at the back of her hands- history, culture and all. Our family thoroughly enjoyed our time with her! Highly recommended, if you’re after a personalised experience! Truly memorable!
Thank you. Traveling the other countries has full of chances to meet new things. I am very happy to help you to have a nice journey. Thank you indeed
Noriko, was a great guide! She was right on time and very friendly! Noriko went out of her way to make us feel comfortable and at esae. She was really knowledgable about each place we visited. Noriko was helpful with taking us to a great restaurant at Shuri castle were I experienced a dish I have asked my wife to learn how to make. I would contact her again on my next visit to Okinawa.
Hello. Mr. Bob. It was a great experience to help your trip with your friend. I was so excited to know the time during 1960s. I appriciate the opportunity to see you. Thank you.
We enjoyed having Noriko as our guide in Naha. She was flexible about showing us the things we were most interested in and was very knowledgeable about the history of Okinawa and the culture of the islands. Definitely recommend!
Great to hear from you. Thank you for coming to Okinawa. I'm glad to meet who love traveling. I hope your impression of Okinawa is good. Arigato!!!