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Masakazu Nakayama Licensed

  • 5 stars 7 Reviews
  • 16 Bookings

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Hello! I am Masa!
I have been working as a certified tour guide in Japan since 2013.
My years of guiding is not so long, but I am flexible to your needs and requests.
Area of the guiding is Tokyo, Yokohama, Saiatama, Mt. Fuji, Five lakes, Disney resort, Shopping malls, Everywhere you want, I will escort you.
Are you intersted in Japanese pop culture, such as Anime, Cartoon, music? They are also in my range.
Are you intersted in Japanese Sake? I worked for a Sake company and got the Licence of Sake sommelier. I can teach you how is Sake and good Sake while drinking with you!
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Keimy Ito

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 16 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

*PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE BOOKING.
Hello, I'm Keimy Ito: a local coordinator/ tour guide in Tokyo.  I was born and raised in Shinjuku area in Tokyo which is why I'm perfectly familiar with this lovely city!
My main work is providing original tours to visitors to Japan such as Tours in Central Tokyo:(Shinjuku, Harajuku, Shibuya, Asakusa, Tokyo Sky Tree), Outside of Tokyo:(Nikko, Kamakura, Hakone, Motegi) and other lovely/fantastic locations in Japan with your preferences! I also providing assistance for your company's business such as being an interpreter/coordinator when you need to or
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Seiko T Licensed

  • 5 stars 6 Reviews
  • 14 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kyoto (primary)
Languages:
English

Hello, I am Seiko, National Licensed Guide since 2007. I offer tours to/in Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, Okayama (Naoshima & Kurashiki), Hiroshima etc.
I was born and grew up in Kurashiki (Okayama pref.) until high school, spent my college days in Kyoto, and currently living in Osaka.
I also have a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Wisconsin and worked as a translator/interpreter, market researcher, and executive assistant for global companies for many years where I enjoyed spending a precious time with people from different backgrounds and cultures and broad
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Kikko (Kishiko) Ohsawa Licensed

  • 5 stars 8 Reviews
  • 14 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

Hi. I am Kikko, a national licensed guide.
I worked as an interpreter at trade shows/exhibitions of JETRO and Japan ASEAN Center for about three years. After that I worked as a translator for a medical equipment manufacturer for 14 years. I belonged to MRI design department for 8 years until I quit the job on March 2016.
I quit the company because I wanted to guide tourists from abroad and wanted to assist them experience Japanese culture. I also have a license of tour conductor and worked as a tour conductor in 2016.
Japan has wonderful nature including the weather, beautiful views, un
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Satoko Tsushima Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 14 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Yokohama (primary)
Languages:
Japanese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • French (Fluent)

English and French speaking licensed tour guide.
I got national certificate for English in 2009 and French in 2011. Started working as a professional guide in 2009 and went around Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Takayama, Matué, Mt. Fuji, Kawagoé, Nikko, Karuizawa with people from the U.S., Austuralia, France, Norway, China, Marroc , Belgique, etc.
I love this job because it allows me to meet people from all over the world. I propose you the most convenient activities according to your needs to enable you to deepen your knowledge for this rather mysterious country mixed with modernity and t
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Jamy sato

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 13 Bookings

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English

Hi.
Providing visitors to Tokyo on your demand.
If you are coming to Tokyo, contact me for guidance for your fantastic trip.
I am 35 years old culture loving man, so I know about Japanese traditional culture, and youth culture.
your guide, Jim
Please send me mail before you book me.
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Kazuhiko Goto Licensed

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 12 Bookings

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Japanese

Hello, I’m Kazuhiko Goto. Please call me “Kazu”. I'm a national-licensed tour guide. I have a wife and 4 children.
I was born in Osaka city near Kyoto, although I have lived in many places across Japan. I used to work for multinational electric company and I traveled to many countries (U.S., Thailand, Hong Kong etc.) on business.
I have enjoyed guiding many foreign tourists in Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Hiroshima, Tokyo, Mt. Fuji etc. for many years.
During your tour, you can discover a rich Japanese history spanning about 2,000 years, learn about and experience profound Japanese arts (tea cerem
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Miwa IKE Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 11 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

I would welcome your booking at short notice. *Please email me before booking, thank you. I am a fully licensed guide, living in Tokyo for more than 30 years. I have been to more than 30 countries on holiday and in the course of my work in a European airline for over 11 years. Visiting other countries is so much fun! My travel experiences have shown me lots of ways to make my trips more enjoyable. Let me help you make your visit to Japan fascinating! The tours I offer you vary from exclusive locations to the hidden treasures that constitute Tokyo’s unique attractions.
What would you like to
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Keiko Ibuki Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 11 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kyoto (primary)
Languages:
Japanese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

Hello. I am Keiko Ibuki. I was certfied and registered as an English guide in 2015. Also I am a Certified Travel Supervisor (inbound and outbound). I am certified as the 3rd grade of Kyoto cultural tourism test administered by Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry. I am able to tailor to your favorite sightseening spots. I live with my husband, a son and a daughter in Shiga prefecture, next to Kyoto. I was born in Osaka, and lived in Kansai area including Hyogo (Nishinomiya), Shiga, Osaka, and I have lived in Shiga again. I had stayed in the United States of America as a high school Learn more

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Makiko Nagata Licensed

  • 5 stars 5 Reviews
  • 10 Bookings

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English

I am Makiko. I was born in Tokyo and I've lived here my whole life. I therefore know a lot about Tokyo and the surrounding areas. Tokyo has various kinds of charms of both traditional and modern aspects. I would like to show you the best parts of our exciting city.
I am a National licensed tour guide in English. I am an open-minded, sociable and thoughtful person. I really enjoy meeting people from other countries to share our cultures. I have experience in hosting students and interacting with people from across the world.
I studied a flower arrangement course in the UK and have been teac
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Yuji Aboshi Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 9 Bookings

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Japanese

Hi, I’m a tour guide and a traditional bamboo flute performer in Japan.
All of my tour is cos-play guiding, figure in Ninji Monk Style and full of Joke,
Everybody call me, Mr. no money, no honey, no hair. (^o^)/
Especially for those who are interested in cycling tour and Buddhist pilgrimage, I'm the guide for you. In addition, as my policy, you need not worry about my tipping or gratuity, I've never took such kind. I also welcome Paypal payment instead of cash.
I can guide you from Honshu Main Island to Shikoku Island through various islands and bridges. This route is called “Shimanami Highw
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Tomomi Terawaki Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 9 Bookings

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English

Hi. I'm Tomomi. Thank you for choosing me from a number of the guides!
I've involved in tourism for more than 10 years in Takayama including a guest house manager and a tour leader, and I would be the one who can show you the real rural life remaining in this area.
Takayama is a beautiful mountain area with merchant cultures having existed since the Edo period. You can enjoy great quality local sake, hot springs, Hida beef and lots of wooden crafts with full of the craftsmanship of local artisans.

My clients always say "You know everyone in this area, Tomomi!". That's right, I enjoy
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Kazumi Maruyama Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 8 Bookings

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Japanese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

Hi! everyone
I am Kazumi. I am a qualified tour guide. I am new in Viator but I have been guiding Hiroshima since 2010.
Hiroshima is the only city which has two World Heritage sites. I would like to take you to these historical sites but also give you some experiences only local people know!!
Through guiding Hiroshima, I could not only giving them my knowledge of my area and Japanese culture but also learn traveller's understanding of Japan and the differences between our culture and theirs. which is very interesting. I also believe that contacting with local people is the best way to kn
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Aya Mishima

  • 5 stars 5 Reviews
  • 8 Bookings

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English

Hello to everyone looking at this page!
I'm Aya, a private Japan guide who lives in Osaka, and has lived in South America, Indonesia and a few more countries while I was a student.
I know a lot about areas like Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe and all of those fashion districts! I’d love to show you all the great places that I know.
We could also find new places with our discovery sprit. As a guide, I promise that you’re going to have an amazing time here!
Please feel free to contact me, and let’s have fun in Japan!
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Junko Nihei Licensed

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 7 Bookings

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English

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 meeti
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