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Licensed Guide
  (23) Reviews
Send message only 5 days available in October
$ 31 Hourly rate Price up to 5 people
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Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura , Mount Fuji , Hakone , Yokohama , Kanagawa , Nikko , Saitama

Languages Japanese ( Native ), English ( License ), Italian ( Fluent )

(23) Reviews
Hourly rate 31 USD Price up to 5 people
( Max : 6 People )
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Hi, I am Junko, a national licensed tour guide in English.
I can also speak Italian to have a normal conversation.

I was born and raised in Tokyo so I could say that I know Tokyo inside out. I believe Tokyo is a beautiful and traditional city as well as a modern and exciting city. In addition to famous tourist sites, there remain many attractions that are not well known among tourists.

I have had experiences of guiding foreign tourists as a volunteer guide for several years before becoming a licensed tour guide. So I can give you useful suggestions in traveling Japan. I truly like meeting people from different countries and cultures and sharing the fun of discovering Tokyo and its vicinity.

I can always tailor the tour to fit your interests and prepare an itinerary so that your stay will be unforgettable.
Why don’t you explore Tokyo with me? Please feel free to contact me at any time!
I am looking forward to meeting you in Tokyo.

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4.8 (23) Reviews
Very Good


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

1 Person
Up to 5 people
For each extra person
Hourly rate $27.59 $31.15 $6.23
4 Hours $110.36 $124.60 $24.92
8 Hours $220.72 $249.20 $49.84

* Duration: 4 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per day.
* People: 6 maximum

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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 ( 23 )
Randy Randy United States ( Couple )
4 days ago

“ Great day in Tokyo ”

Junko was a a great guide. She arrived at our hotel early and had set a nice itinerary for us but was very flexible as well. Her English was good enough that I had no problem understanding. She was personable and friendly. She explained a lot about the Japanese people, their history, beliefs, habits and customs. She had much information about each place we visited. She even helped clean me up after a bird flew overhead and dropped a “load” on my shirt. She also helped us purchase tickets for the Narita Express while we were at the train station, since we were leaving a couple of days after. Junko gave us a little parting gift at the end of our tour. Thank you, Junko, for a wonderful day in Tokyo!


Thank you so much for a nice review, Randy! I am really happy that you enjoyed my tour. I had a good time with you, too. Hope you will come back to Japan in spring to see cherry blossoms. Thank you, again. Junko

J J Canada ( Couple )
5 days ago

“ Great guide to work with! ”

Junko guided two of our passengers for 1 day in Tokyo. She was great to work with prior to their tour and helped to arrange the tour details. We will use her service again! Thank you Junko!


Thank you so much for such a wonderful review!! I am very glad that you like my tour. Thank you again. Junko

Joanne Joanne Canada ( Friends )
6 days ago

“ Sumo tournament Yaneka ”

Junko, worked hard to plan a wonderful day for us. She was able to change the day as needed as we had some deadlines to meet. She was able to source out tickets for the sumo tournament and our evening cruise was a wonderful way to end the day. Thank you for all your hard work.


Thank you so much for a wonderful review. I am really happy to have helped you create good memories in Tokyo. I also had a good time with you. Thank you again and Take care. Junko

Fiona Jones Fiona Australia ( Family )
2 weeks ago

“ Family 4hr Tokyo with 2 boys age 11 & 8 ”

Junko was very informative and accommodating. As we are first timers to Japan she also was helpful explaining things from traditions, history to using the rail system. My boys said " she had an up beat attitude and was really nice when explaing Tokyo", and "she was really great". Thank you for your services terrific day even though we were all tired from flight!


Thank you so much for a wonderful review, Fiona! I really had a great time with you and your family. Your two boys were very polite and earnestly listened to me. So I was very impressed. I hope you will enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan. Take care. Thank you again, Junko

Gary Gary Australia ( Couple )
2 weeks ago

“ Excellent guide for Tokyo ”

Junko was very friendly, patient and knowledgeable, with excellent English. She gave us an excellent tour of the main attractions and explained history and culture. Junko also arranged a tea ceremony and booked a great restaurant for lunch. She also taught us how to navigate the subway! Altogether a fun first day in Tokyo with our excellent guide Junko.


Thank you so much for a wonderful review, Gary and Eleanor!! I also had a great time with you. I hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan. Thank you again, Junko