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YUKIKO

Licensed Guide
  (136) Reviews
Send message fully booked in July
$ 41 Hourly rate Price up to 5 people
*I am available to do a tour from 8:00 am to 18:00 pm in weekdays. Saturday might be available, so please contact with me.

*I am available to do a tour in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kamakura, Hakone, Kawagoe and Mt.Fuji area.(Other places might be possible, please ask me.)

*I am afraid that I don't provide Night tour.

*The pick up service of your hotel is in Tokyo. Maihama, Urayasu area and Yokohama area are possible.(Because there are outside of Tokyo,an extra charge is needed.)

If you would like me to pick you up at Narita air port and hotel in Narita, please contacting with me.
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Last updated: 1 day ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura , Mount Fuji , Hakone , Yokohama

Languages Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )

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(136) Reviews
Hourly rate 41 USD Price up to 5 people
( Max : 12 People )
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About

Hi! I'm Yukiko,Government Certified Guide and worked as Registered Nurse.Thanks to increasing number of repeat clients, referred clients and new clients, tour guide is my current full-time job.

I got National Tour Guide licence in 2015. I've expanded knowledge and a range of tour guiding area including Tokyo, Yokohama, Kamakura, Hakone, Mt.Fuji, Kawagoe, Nagano and west side of Japan such as Kyoto and Osaka. As I have a base of experience as a registered Nurse, I have a better understanding for elderly people and mobility challenged clients. I've been learning medical English.

I was born and raised in Tokyo. I used to teach Japanese culture to local elementary school students when I stayed in Canada, America and New Zealand for about a year and a half. My happiest moments with these children were when they look forward to another lessons every week. It was a challenging job but this experience broaden my horizon and prompted me to become an English tour guide.
If you take my tour, you will learn deeply about everything that comes into your view, get local information and experience many things.
I am a mother of seven years old girl. So I'd be glad to welcome families with young children and I can arrange a tour depending on your situation. Please feel free to ask me anythings.

I'd like to make your stay in Tokyo a real pleasant one.

Thank you, Arigatou!

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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 5 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $35.34 $40.92 $7.44
4 Hours $141.36 $163.68 $29.76
8 Hours $282.72 $327.36 $59.52

* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 9 hours maximum per day.
* People: 12 maximum

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 ( 136 )
Eril Eril Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
3 days ago

“ Brilliant day for party of 11 - 6 adults and 5 children!!! ”

I contacted some guides/companies but they either wouldn’t take a party of our size or didn’t understand what was required for 5 children aged 6-10. Two hours in a market?? Yukiko worked with me so that we had an excellent day, which was perfect for everyone. Thank you Yukiko.

YUKIKO:

Thank you so much for writing a review, Eril! It was a very nice meeting all of your family and you're so wonderful grandma. I am very happy that our all surprise succeeded and everyone had an excellent day. Thank you once again and have a safe back to your country. Domo Arigatou Gozaimashita!!

Melissa Melissa United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Great 2 days in Tokyo with kids ”

Yukiko was a wonderful tour guide. She was great at communicating before the trip and was extremely thorough in her preparation. She planned extra activities such as teaching my daughter origami while riding the train to our next stop and preparing a treasure hunt at the Meiji Shrine. She was flexible on planning and could make adjustments on the itinerary as needed. It is obvious that she truly loves the traditional culture of Japan as well as being able to offer suggestions of what to do understand current cultural trends.

YUKIKO:

Thank you very much for writing a wonderful review, Melissa! I really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear that you had great 2 days with me. I'm always thinking how to show and explain our culture and visiting spots to my guests from all over the world. So if they enjoyed these extra activities and could help to learn and expand their interests about Japan, I am very happy. I'm sure that your family enjoy touring in Kyoto now. Please bring back a lot of memories of Japan. Domo Arigatou Gozaimashita!!

Randy Randy United States ( Solo )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Knowledgeable and Friendly ”

I asked Yukiko for a half-day tour of a few places. She customized a tour to match my interests. Each place we visited, she was very knowledgeable about each location and happily answered all my questions. It was very nice to chat with her. At the end of the tour, we visited a park where she suggested a few places close by to visit before we went our separate ways. I had a great experience with Yukiko, thank you.

YUKIKO:

Thank you so much for your warm review, Randy! I also had an enjoyable time to talk with you in both English and Japanese. I'm glad we could touch a Japanese beautiful arts and experienced a religious part of Japan. There are more valuable visiting places all over Japan. I hope I will meet you again in the near future. Domo Arigatou Gozaimashita!!

Nikki Nikki United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Wonderful day in hakone ”

Thank you so much We had such a wonderful day planned out by Yukiko From picking us up to dropping us off we love are trip in hakone Yukiko know so much about art, culture Food and history Thank you sooo much !

YUKIKO:

Thank you so much for your review, Nikki! I had an enjoyable time with you in Hakone. Started from Shinkansen (Bullet train), we ride 7 different type of vehicles on that day. I'm sure you had wonderful experience in Ryokan as well. Hope you enjoy staying in Kyoto and having a relaxing time for art. Domo Arigatou Gozaimashita!!

ronald Ronald United States ( Couple )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Excellent day ”

We only had one day in Tokyo and we wanted to get the taste of the city. Yukiko was fabulous. We saw the best the city had to offer. We thank her for everything. Just super

YUKIKO:

Thank you for your great review and chosen me as your tour guide for your valuable time in Japan! Because it was the only day you could spent in Tokyo ,our tour pretty much covered all the must-see sites. I hope all the experiences of Tokyo and Kyoto will last in your heart as a precious memory in this Asian trip. Domo Arigatou Gozaimashita!!