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Masatsugu

Licensed Guide
  (10) Reviews
US$ 30 Hourly rate Price up to 5 people
For Kyoto, Nara,Osaka, Nagoyo, it is necessary for you to let me know at least two days in advance.
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Cities where I can guide: Hakone , Kamakura , Kanagawa , Kyoto , Mount Fuji , Nagoya , Nara , Nikko , Osaka , Tokyo , Yokohama

Languages English ( Business )

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(10) Reviews
Hourly rate 30 USD Price up to 5 people
( Max : 15 People )
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About

I was a geologist for about forty years until quite recently. As a geologist, I had many occasions working in foreign countries. Including long and short stays, I visited more than 20 countries and from all of them I had wonderful unforgettable memories and I received warm hospitalities. After retiring from company, it is now my turn to show beautiful and wonderful Japan to visitors from outside of Japan with worm hospitality.
I do not want to be a normal tour guide but to be a person who helps tourists to challenge and to be involved in many excitements and events of Japan. I think that tour is an occasion for tourists not only to see famous tour spot but to have experiences of being involved and participate in excitement and events of visiting country and this will give big impact to tourists to the extent changing their way of thinking and lives. I love to assist tourists to have such experiences of unforgettable memories during tour.

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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 US$27.54 US$30.29 US$1.84
5 Hours US$137.70 US$151.44 US$9.19
8 Hours US$220.32 US$242.31 US$14.71

* Duration: 5 hours minimum and 12 hours maximum per day.
* People: 15 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 time, there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting time, there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting time, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 10 )
Srinivas Srinivas Singapore ( Family with kids )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ My visit to Japan ”

Excellent tour guide. Excellent communication skills in English and Japanese. We are very satisfied with Masatsugu services. He has lot of patience and very polite. Overall we are very satisfied and i am proud to recommend him to my friends too.

Masatsugu:

Thank you for your comments, Srinivas. It was my great pleasure visiting Kyoto together with you and your family. Masatsugu Okazaki

Lisa Lisa United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Mr. Patient and keeping us happy ”

WOW!!!! Masatsugu is so amazingly patient and made sure we were always happy with our experience. He helped us arrange bullet train tickets to Mt. Fuji and gave us a great tour of Kyoto. I highly recommend him to anyone who is traveling in Japan.

Masatsugu:

Thank you for your review of me, Lisa I just did as much as possible so that their staying in Japan became enjoyable and memorable. Mac (Masatsugu) Okazaki

RAJEEV RAJEEV United States ( Friends )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Soft spoken/knowledgeable/Good comm skills/ ”

Masatsugu demonstrated a lot of passion in showing us around Very flexible to our needs , patient and very good with all the 6 teenagers explaining them about Kyoto He designed our itinerary well but then. Was flexible to prioritize the key areas when we were running late as our group took a lot of pictures and were behind the schedule His communication with the van driver really helped us as we don’t have to worry about explaining anything. Max is a total professional considering his education and experience as a geologists and is proud of his heritage and did a wonderful Job with our group Mac we will get you again when we will be back and I will recommend you to ALL MY FRIENDS RAJEEV

Masatsugu:

Thank you for your review, Rajeev. It was my great pleasure to guide you Kyoto, Nara and Osaka. I hope to see you again. Mac (Masatsugu) Okazaki

Linda Linda Japan
Very Good
1 year ago

“ A great time in Kyoto ”

Me and my brother had a great time in Kyoto, he chose the best spots and was very efficient.

Masatsugu:

I am glad you like it, Linda. It has been my pleasure to show you around Kyoto. Mac (Masatsugu) Okazaki

Rafael Rafael United States ( Friends )
Very Good
1 year ago

“ Nara day trip from Kyoto ”

We had very informative and well organized Nara tour. Thank you

Masatsugu:

Dear Rafael Thank you for you review. I will keep in my mind of your advice " Not to talk only to a part of the people of the group". Masatsugu Okazaki