Hi, I'm Yoko, a National License Tour Guide.
Having Lived in Seattle, Washington for six years in my childhood, I speak with an American accent.
Now I live within a walking distance from Ueno Park, Tokyo, so I see a lot of people from abroad walking around in my neighborhood every day.
(I'm giving some discounts on some of the tours, because the cost factor seems to matter for the first reviewer, and I would appreciate if you could see things better at a reasonable price and I'm keen to introduce the places, so please check them out.)
"Tokyo is larger than we thought and the transportations are so complicated," Swedish guys told me the other day. I'm here to help you. I know well about Tokyo, Yokohama, Yamanashi etc.
I would appreciate if you could see more sightseeing spots with me as your guide and enjoy your stay.
I love to answer your questions, even though I became nearly breathless when I was with American guests, a family of three, curiously asking me questions after questions:-)
I appreciated their interest in Japan very much.
I also go mountain trekking for twenty five years. I've been to the summit of Mt. Fuji and Mt. Kitadake three times. Talking about Mt. Takao, maybe more than fifty times.
I hope we can enjoy the beautiful view together.
I'm looking forward to seeing you soon and having a good time together.
Hope to hearing from you soon.
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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.
Yoko preplanned tour for us taking into consideration our ages (75+) and any diet problems in advance.We all enjoyed our tour of temples and shrines and were amazed with the size and age of the Big Buddha.Yoko spoke good english and had great background knowledge of the tour.
Yoko was so helpful with train transfers to/from Ashikaga Flower Park given my mother uses a wheelchair. Flower park was absolutely beautiful even with an overcast sky.
Yoko was very helpful and flexible in accommodating our needs. Did not feel rushed. Our children really enjoyed the trip
I had engaged Yoko San to show me around Tokyo for a day. Shee was very punctual and very cordial. Her English is excellent nd she knows the city very well she accomodated all my requests and interests and manned the day very well.o doubt if I could have managed evengalf if what we saw, if I had ventured on my own. Thank you Yoko San .
Very informative, trying to fit in a lot of sightseeing into the time available. Good English. Enjoyed her company!