Welcome to Kyusyu Island! I am a licensed tour guide living in the center of Kumamoto, which is located the center of Kyusyu. I love to show you around this beautiful area with a lot of different attractive destinations of historical sites, breathtaking nature spots, relaxing hot spring resorts, and many more. I am appreciative of your interest in Kyusyu. Depending on your interest, I will customize your tour. I am a very flexible person. My objective is to help you spend the greatest time during your visit. With my local knowledge, I would like to be a guide for you. I ensure you will not regret that you have chosen Kyusyu as your destination.
I worked for American companies in Tokyo for years, and returned to Kumamoto, my home town. I love my hometown and my profession as a tour guide.
Again, I am ready to tailor your visit to suit your own interests within time constraints.
Recent reviews of this tour guide:
Kiki (Ikue's nickname) took us on a 4 hour walking tour of Nagasaki which enabled us to see the main points of interest. We spent much of the time at the Atom Bomb Museum and Peace Park - a sobering but necessary experience, and Kiki proved to be very knowledgeable and supplemented the information. We also had time at the Glover House, and again Kiki made this a fascinating visit. We would have no hesitation in recommending her to anyone wanting an in-depth cultural experience
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Tour guide services/sample itinerary:
Highlights of Kumamoto (one day or half day tour): You will visit all of the bst sightseeing sites in Kumamoto, including Kumamoto Castle, Suizenji Park, Old Hosokawa Gyobu Mansion, Reigan Cave, etc. as much as your time permits.
Highlights of Mt. Aso area: Inside the huge caldera, you will visit not only currently active Mt. Naka-dake, and Kusasenri-ga-hama (greenery plateau), but also, Aso Shrine (about 2,500 years old ancient shrine) and the near-by local shopping arcade.
Aso/Beppu Tour: If you are an avid fan of onsen, I will recommend that you will take this tour, whose course includes hot spring resorts in Aso area and Beppu. I will take you to a "hell" tour in Beppu. Please find it out what it is.
Transportation by tour guide:
Yes, transportation can be arranged upon request.
Private sightseeing & group tours offered by this guide:
Highlight of Nagasaki / One Day Shore Excursion
One day Nagasaki Pilgrimage Tour
Tour guide interests:
Kumamoto sightseeing tours
Kumamoto city tours personalized
Kumamoto travel tours for your needs
Kumamoto tour guide general services
Shore Excursion tour starting from Yatsushiro Port
Short Excursion tour starting from Nagasaki Port
Reviews of this tour – by clients who booked!