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  (61) Reviews
Send message only 1 day available in May
$ 35 Hourly rate Price up to 5 people
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Last updated: 2 days ago
Cities where I can guide: Tokyo , Kamakura , Hakone , Yokohama , Kanagawa , Nikko , Saitama

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

(61) Reviews
Hourly rate 35 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 (61) 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 $31.85 $34.58 $6.37
4 Hours $127.40 $138.32 $25.48
8 Hours $254.80 $276.64 $50.96

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

Private Tours

One-day Private Custom Tour in Tokyo and other areas

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Tokyo Half-day Private Custom Tour

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Kamakura One-day Private Custom Tour

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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 ( 61 )
Stephen and Julie Stephen Australia
11 hours ago

“ Exceptional walking tour with Junko ”

Walking with Junko was such a rewarding experience. In our walking tour she introduced us to the Tokyo metro system, pointed out local shops, info centres, future sites to see and took us to hidden gems at Nezu, Yanaka and Asakusa. We really appreciated the effort Junko put in - she was very prepared, generous with her time and friendly. Thankyou so much for such a fabulous introduction on our first day in Tokyo.


Thank you so much for such a great review. I am very happy to have introduced you to various things about Tokyo. Hope you will enjoy the rest of your staying in Japan to make unforgettable experiences. Thank you again and take care. Junko

ALAN ALAN United States ( Couple )
2 days ago

“ A wonderful tour guide ”

Junko was our tour guide on our first day in Tokyo. She was wonderful! Exactly on time, very accommodating (the weather was bad today and we had to make some quick itinerary changes). She was extremely knowledgeable about the city, its history, how best to navigate and travel, among countless other things. We had a great time with her and would happily request her services on future trips to the city.


Thank you so much for such a wonderful review, Alan. I am very happy to have helped you know Tokyo, its culture and history. I also had a great time with you. Hope you will enjoy the rest of your staying in Tokyo. Thank you again, Junko.

Ingrid Ingrid United States
Very Good
6 days ago

“ Very accommodating guide ”

Our family of 4 met Junko to guide us on a one day tour of Tokyo. She arrived on time and was prepared with handouts, maps etc. we had emailed back and forth before our trip discussing the itinerary. Junko replied promptly and happily revised as needed. We would not have been able to see as many sites on our own, she also taught us how to navigate the subway system which can be intimidating for a first timer who does not speak Japanese. Her English is good, we were able to understand most everything. Junko also took us to a traditional Japanese restaurant for lunch. It was affordable and one of the best meals we had. I would use her again if we are lucky enough to return to Tokyo.


Thank you for a wonderful review, Ingrid. I am very glad to have helped you and your family know Tokyo. Hope you will enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan. Thanks again. Junko

Rod Rod United Kingdom ( Friends )
2 weeks ago

“ Very good guide ”

Junko was very accommodating with our request for timing changes and also modified our tour because of the rain. She was an excellent and informative guide and we very much enjoyed our tour.


Thank you so much for such a wonderful review, Rod! I am very happy to have helped you enjoy the final day in Japan. I had a great time with you, your wife and your friends, too. Than you again and take care! Junko

Jerald Scott Jerald United States ( Couple )
Very Good
2 weeks ago

“ Expectations................Delivered!!! ”

As a construction project management professional, I know the best service providers book quickly. Accordingly, we began the tour booking process months in advance. I was and remain thoroughly impressed with the timeliness, completeness, and accuracy of each and every email touching on every aspect (itinerary, logistics, meals, payment, etc.) of the tour between Junko myself. With such professionalism, I knew why others had such high regard for Junko. I knew I had selected the right private tour guide. With everything scheduled and agreed upon months in advance, all we had to do was wait for the events we scheduled to occur. And, they did occur - just like clockwork! Throughout our two-day tour, everything we saw and experienced with Junko was very good. Thank you Junko for c... read more


Thank you very much for a wonderful review, Scott! I am very happy to have helped you and Steven create unforgettable memories in Tokyo Thank you again and take care. Junko