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Send message only 5 days available in June
$ 36 Hourly rate Price up to 8 people
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Last updated: 2 days ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura , Hakone , Kanagawa , Yokohama

Languages English ( License )

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Hourly rate 36 USD Price up to 8 people
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Hi, I am Shizuko. I have been working as a national certified tour guide and a certified tour conductor for years. I was born in Kobe, famous for Kobe-beef, and now live in Yokohama city with my family.
Yokohama is located between Tokyo and Kamakura
I like travelling like you. I have been to more than 40 countries in the world and met many warm heated people there and had nice time. They are still unforgettable experience for me.
These experience helped me to be a tourist guide.
It's my pleasure to know where you really want to visit, what you want to see, what you want to experience in Japan. Please feel free to ask me your requests.
I will do my best to answer it with Japanese style of hospitality called "OMOTENASHI."
Let me share your time in Japan to make your trip will be a wonderful and memorable one.

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

1 Person
Up to 8 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $27.30 $36.40 $18.20
4 Hours $109.20 $145.60 $72.80
8 Hours $218.40 $291.20 $145.60

* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per day.
* People: 10 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 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 ( 1 )

1 month ago |   by John

“ The Ultimate Japan Guide For The Seasoned Traveler ”

Shizuko is the perfect guide for that person who wants to see it all and get intelligent insights into Japanese culture and points of interest on the run. We planned our tour in advanced; "Shizu" (She-zoo) responded promptly and made excellent recommendations. She purchased tickets / made reservations for us in advance and was right on time. In an effort to optimize our time on the ground, Shizu introduced us to the Tokyo subway system and the VERY efficient PASMO IC card (It's ultra-efficient for cashless on / off subway / bus travel; vending machine purchases; and more) which allowed us to sail through the lines. Shizuko is a force of nature; in addition to having the knowledge, skills and "road warrior" attitude to get you where you want to go in record time --- she is very knowledgeable about all things Japanese. If you stump her she will do the research and come back to you with real answers. If you have never been to Japan you are in for a tremendous awakening. While Japanese people are incredibly respectful, kind, and orderly; there are literally hundreds of thousands of people rushing through a very complex maze of subway tunnels, streets and intersections. It is very comforting to follow someone who knows there way around. I have no doubt we did one week of touring in 16 hours. We loved it and walked away feeling like we had a rudimentary understanding of Japanese culture. Shizu speaks excellent English and "gets" Euro / U.S. travelers needs. She is very sweet and attentive to every detail. I would recommend her without reservation to my family, friends and colleagues.