Tokyo

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Photo of Kazuyo Okudaira

Kazuyo Okudaira Licensed

  • 5 stars 82 Reviews
  • 270 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

I live in old town Asakusa in Tokyo, near the Senso-ji temple. Let's explore the unique Tokyo where the old and new, modern and traditional, conservative and progressive otaku culture coexists. (My guide fee is mentioned in lower right column of this page, way down under my photo.)
I love to show you around from Japanese gardens, museums and galleries to famous sites such as Senso-ji (very close to my house) and the Imperial Palace etc. I will ensure you get the most out of your Tokyo visit.
I can show you Tokyo's hidden treasures such as atmospheric old alleys, hidden streets, unique kaw
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Mayumi (Mami) Sorimachi Licensed

  • 5 stars 57 Reviews
  • 216 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

Dear guests, thank you for visiting my web page. I am a government certified tour guide based in Tokyo. I studied tour planning when I was a student. I worked at travel agency in London and have been involved in tourism for more than 15 years.
I mainly do walking tour using public transportations. I customise your own tour upon your requests. I am specialized in Japanese history, traditional/modern culture, art, and food culture. I am available for not only for a day tour but also an evening tour to visit where locals gather, and to experience food and sake at popular bars and restaura
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Yasushi Watanabe Licensed

  • 5 stars 35 Reviews
  • 146 Bookings

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Hi, I grew up in Tokyo area and I love Tokyo!!! We are hosting Tokyo Olympics 2020. Isn't it amazing? I'm wating for your visit. I lived in Canada for four years. I went to a college in Victoria and worked for tour companies in Victoria and Banff. I came back to Japan in 2008. Since then I’ve been working as a nationally licensed guide. So my guide career is about 10 yeasr so far. As a freelance guide, I guide from private tours to bus tours in Tokyo and surrounding areas such as Mt. Fuji, Nikko and Kamakura. I will make your customized tour. Also I organize cycling tours, Manga workshop and Learn more

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Ken Tanaka Licensed

  • 5 stars 42 Reviews
  • 143 Bookings

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Other than spending five years in the United States (Portland, Oregon) when I was a small child, I have lived mainly in the Tokyo area. After about 10 years in the maritime industry, I made the switch to becoming a tour guide and now in my fifth year.
I normally offer tours to small groups and with the use of the public transport system. I also like to give visitors a glimpse of the way of life for people living in this massive city - thus occasionally I like to steer away from the main tourist areas and venture more into the unknown parts of town.
During my tour you have free usage of
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Patrick Lovell

  • 5 stars 45 Reviews
  • 132 Bookings

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Providing visitors to Japan with custom tours, including Nikko, Kamakura, Tokyo, Kyoto, complete Nakasendo, and other fantastic locations in Japan.
If you are coming to Japan, contact me for guidance for your whole time in Japan, or for a portion of your time. Either way, I look forward to showing you the best of Japan!
Thank you, Patrick
As a university student I majored in Japanese history and have lived in Japan for 39 years since graduating. During that time, I have taught Japanese history at an international school and have often led small groups on tours around Tokyo, Kamakura, Nikko,
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Toshio(Tony) Ina Licensed

  • 5 stars 47 Reviews
  • 124 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Chinese (Basic)

★★Early Cherry blossom viewing tour only until 10th March Ready!★★
Kwazu Sakura at Shizuoka festival opens now. It is different kinds of Sakura but still real Sakura. Please ask me more by mail first!*******
I am happy to assist you to maximize your time with something local experience. Please feel free to let me know what you wish.
・Mt. Fuji day tour from Tokyo Day tour. We have the only tour covering north to south around Mt. Fuji as a day trip.
・For the repeaters great lunch tour of Japanese cuisine "Kaiseki" and Sake brewery visiting around Tokyo. It is new!
・Tokyo Essential
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Teru Kawasaki Licensed

  • 5 stars 55 Reviews
  • 108 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

=== Digital Art Museum is now the top must-see. There are two sites: teamLab Planets and Borderless. Don't miss both of them. ### Please join an evening tour of the seasonal event: Lightening up colored leaves in Rikugien Garden, which lasts untill Dec. 9. ===
-Three Cs: Courteous, Curious, and Comfortable --- Every communication starts with courtesy, and I keep a sense of a host as a guide in this country. Every trip is made better by curiosity, and I will make it much stronger by introducing something new to you even if you are repeaters. Lastly I would like you to feel comfortable and r
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Miki Kaneko Licensed

  • 5 stars 38 Reviews
  • 108 Bookings

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Currently, I'm afraid I don't provide any tours due to my health issues. I'm hoping to come back in year 2020 when we have Olympic Games in Tokyo! I am very sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you very much for your patience.
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I've lived/studied/worked in Tokyo for more than 40 years and currently live near Ginza. Tokyo is such an attractive city, where you can experience modern and traditional together. I would love to customize your tour according to your interests so
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Junichi Nakaya Licensed

  • 5 stars 25 Reviews
  • 84 Bookings

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A cherry blossom season is coming soon !!
I am available on March 22, 27, 28, and April 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7.
guide fee: yen19,000 or US$175.00
other cost: transportation fee (you and guide), entrance fee (if any)
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I am a certified tour guide. I started this tour guide in 2007.
I worked at a bank for 41 years including overseas assignments in NY & LA for 12 years. I would like you to enjoy your stay in Tokyo by experiencing a Japanese culture different from your own.
In the following case, please contact me for further information.
1, If you want to visit as many sightseeing sp
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Yuka Yoshida Licensed

  • 5 stars 26 Reviews
  • 77 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kamakura (primary)
Languages:
English

Hi I'm Yuka!
I'm a Japanese native that lived in Chicago for 5 years in my youth and came back to Japan at the age of 12. I studied Japanese culture, especially folklore, in University. My thesis was about Sumo jinku (the songs Sumo wrestlers sing on special occasions) and I reckon the best part of that was to go out drinking with sumo boys :)
I worked as a tour leader for an Australian tour company for 7 years until 2013, and simply loved taking people around Japan, sharing the beauty and craziness this country offers.
I want to be more of your good friend in Japan than a "tour guide,
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Koichiro Kimura Licensed

  • 5 stars 24 Reviews
  • 52 Bookings

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Japanese

Would you like to have a private guide who caters to all of your needs when you are in Tokyo? I'll offer you a stress-free, enjoyable, and memorable trip in which you can feel as if you are guided by your local Japanese friend with personal warmth and without any language barrier.
Hello, my name is Koichiro (You can call me Koji:). I've stayed in Southern California for 3 years and graduated from an American college there. I am a licensed, professional English-speaking tour guide who loves having great time with people and would be truly glad to show you around Tokyo by sharing my knowledge
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Chisa Mizuno Licensed

  • 5 stars 20 Reviews
  • 44 Bookings

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English

A licensed tour guide and editor, born and raised in Tokyo. Through a professional editor's eye, I’ll offer you a cutting edge tour which showcases Tokyo’s unique attractiveness and impart snippets of knowledge to give you food for thought.
What do you want to experience? Good food and drinks, culture, history, art, hidden treasures? You will savor your time in Tokyo with me! I want to share my knowledge of Japanese history, culture, local life with you.
As an experienced traveler who has been to more than 25 countries, I know what makes a trip memorable.
Let me help you make your trip
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toshi suzuki

  • 5 stars 9 Reviews
  • 43 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kyoto (primary)
Languages:
English

Would you like to have an awesome time with friendly, knowledgeable local guide in Japan?It also comes with cool photos...If so, your guide must be Toshi!!!! Who is he?
Hello, there!My name is Toshi, I grew up in Japan.
I am a professional guide/photographer. I take photos for magazines, air line and fun!
In 2013, I was assigned to take pictures in New Zealand for 2 months fully sponsored by Air New Zealand. In 2014 and 15, I worked as a professional guide in New Zealand.
Winter of 2016, I worked as a photographer/guide for Niseko Photography and Guiding.
Aa a guide, I guided more than
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Jiro Takahashi Licensed

  • 5 stars 11 Reviews
  • 25 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

Hi! Welcome to Tokyo! My name is Jiro Takahashi. Please call me “Jiro” for short. Since graduating from university here in Japan, I have lived in London and New York, as well as Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka. My career in the finance and IT industries (about 35 years) afforded me multiple opportunities to make many friends from around the world and understand various cultures much better. It was from these experiences that, once I retired, I decided to become a licensed English guide in Japan. My goal is to create a cross cultural bridge between Japan and other countries. In addition to bein Learn more

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Ayako Furuya Licensed

  • 5 stars 5 Reviews
  • 25 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

[Important Notice]*I'm sorry, but I sometimes keep you wait for my answer because I do many tours.Thank you for your understand.*
**It's fully booked following period: January 1-14, March 24-May 21, September 27-November 19.
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I’m Ayako, a very helpful licensed tour guide in Japan.
https://www.holidayextras.co.uk/destinations/tokyo.html
*If you hire me, I’m sure that you can start your trip with a smile and a relaxed atmosphere.
*Since I’m a local of Tokyo, I have a wide knowledge of Tokyo and suburban areas.
I'd like to take you to must-see spots and backstreet of this Tokyo metr
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