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Ryoko

Licensed Guide
 
Check Availability only 3 days available in January
$ 54 Hourly rate up to 12 people
FYI--- As I am a licensed JMGA trekking guide, I would love to guide Mt.Fuji, Nagano and Gifu area (where we can find nice mountains) too, but I kindly ask you to pay my transportation fee from Tokyo.
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Last updated: 1 week ago
Cities where can guide: Tokyo , Kanagawa , Kamakura , Hakone , Shizuoka , Mount Fuji , Tochigi , Yokohama , Nikko , Saitama , Chiba , Yamanashi , Narita , Gunma

Languages English ( License ) , French ( Fluent )

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Hourly rate 54 USD
up to 12 people

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About

Freelance trekking guide(JMGA licensed), adventure trip coordinator, interpreter guide (English- national licensed), and columnist

I am extremely passionate about nature and love nothing more than spending time in the woods. I fell in love with the wild when I first visited Alaska to coordinate an aurora borealis viewing trip. After eleven years working in the travel industry, in 2007 I moved to Alaska, where I took a backpacking and a mountaineering course of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). There I learned a range of outdoor skills including navigation, route finding, camping skills, leave no trace and ethics. Since then I've spent every summer in Europe or North America as a trekking guide, sharing my summer days with many great people, surrounded by nature.

Spending time in foreign countries and different cultures reminds me of the importance of deepening my knowledge of my own wonderful culture in Japan. It is a great opportunity that I can introduce and share my culture with those who are interested. Japan is a mountainous country, and mountains are intimately connected to our culture.

I hope all who join me will enjoy finding out more about our mountains and history, and how closely they are linked.

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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 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.