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Licensed Guide
  (8) Reviews
Send message only 14 days available in December
$ 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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Cities where I can guide: Okinawa

Languages English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )

(8) 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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Private Tours

World War Ⅱ history course

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Compact tour around Naha

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Churaumi aquarium and Sunset beach

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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 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 ( 8 )
Bob Bob United States ( Friends )
1 month ago

“ Fantastic Time ”

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.

Jason Jason United States ( Couple )
2 months ago

“ Noriko was a wonderful guide. ”

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!!!

Norman Norman United Kingdom ( Family with kids )
3 months ago

“ World War II history tour Okinawa ”

The tour provided by Noriko on the history of World War II and the impact to Okinawa was informative and interesting. During the tour she also provided an insight to Okinawa culture and history. All extremely interesting. A great day out for me and my family. Thank you Noriko


Thank you Mr. Noman. What a nice comment that is worthy for my life. I just honestly like to help a person who is traveling and trying to know different culture and history because I like traveling. It was a precious day for me. I wanted you to know more about beautiful nature of Okinawa.Thank you indeed.

Erik Erik Netherlands ( Family with kids )
7 months ago

“ 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!


A great day with you, thank you indeed. The weather, the dolphin show, the time of blooming iris flower, each factor made a good day.

Al Al United States ( Family )
8 months ago

“ 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!


Thank you and you are welcome. I remembered the story of envelop, キャサリン told me in Japanese. Great days with you.