Satoko Tsushima Private tour guide in Yokohama, Kamakura, Tokyo - Japan

Satoko Tsushima

Guide profile:

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 tradition. I hope you go back your home with a good image along with an image that is very close to the realty.

Hours and prices may vary and could be negotiated upon your request, based on season, transportation needs, size of group, etc.

**About Insurance**

Please purchase your own travel insurance. I do not cover your needs for medical expenses, personal accidents and repatriation in the event of illness, baggage, etc.

**About booking**

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Thank you.

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Je suis guide interprète pour les touristes anglophone depuis 2009 et francophone depuis 2011. Ca me permet de multiplier les occasions de rencontrer les gens qui s’intérssent au Japon. J’essai d’être l’écoute de vous et je vais vous proposer les activités qui vous conviennent le mieux possible afin de vous faire en sorte que vous repartez avec une belle image de pays mais aussi une image assez proche de la réalité.

L’heure et le tariff sont disponibles sur demande, basé sur saison, tr

ansportation, nombre de personnes, etc.

Assurance de voyage est obligatoire pour tous les participants. Je ne couvre pas vos besoins pour les frais médicaux, les accidents personnels et le rapatriement en cas de maladie, les bagages, etc.

Recent reviews of this tour guide:

5 stars Nicola L.

Satoko was excellent. She had taken on board all of my hopes and ideas, and presented me with a tailored your that completely suited and delighted me. She was also excellent company, and adventurous. Thank you

Tour guide services/sample itinerary:

*Yokohama Walking Tours

・Minatomirai (View from Landmark Tower) - Silk Museum - Yamate District - China Town (1 day, Activity Level: Moderate)

*Jog tour is also available.

*Kamakura Walking Tours

・Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine - Hokoku-ji Temple (Bamboo Garden) or Jyomyo-ji Temple or Zuisen-ji Temple - Asahina Kiridoshi Path (1 day, Activity Level: Moderate)

・Tokei-ji Temple or Meigetsu-in Temple - Kencho-ji Temple - Enno-ji - Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine (half day, Activity Level: Light), etc.

I can organize Zen Meditation Experiences, if possible, at Kencho-ji Temple.

*Tokyo Walking Tours

・Tsukiji Wholesale Market - Ueno Park, National Museum - Yanaka District (1 day, Activity Level: Moderate)

・Meiji Jingu Shrine - Omote Sando, Ukiyoe Museum - Nezu Museum - Suntory Museum or Okura Museum of Art (1 day, Activity Level: Moderate)

*Others;

・Ninja Experience program, Tea Ceremony Experienses (extra charge will be needed)

・Hakone, Nikko, Mt. Fuji area, etc., upon your requests!

*The service includes pickup and drop-off service, transportations for guide in the city, not includes food and drinks for guests and guide.

Transportation by tour guide:

We walk, use public transportations.

Transportation expenses for guests are not included.

Tour guide interests:

Footpath Walking and Running, Back Country Skiing, Onsen & Sento (Public bathhouse) , Railway Trip, Folk Crafts (Baskets, Pottery, Handwoven fabrics ), Old houses and landscape, Tea Ceremony and related things, Cuisine (cooking, eating & drinking), Cafés, Chat with local people, etc…

Reviews of this tour – by clients who booked!

5 stars Nicola L. 30 Aug 2017

Satoko was excellent. She had taken on board all of my hopes and ideas, and presented me with a tailored your that completely suited and delighted me. She was also excellent company, and adventurous. Thank you

5 stars Olga P. 11 Apr 2017

Satoko was amazing. Very kind, funny and very informative. She was very flexible with us and also very attentive to what we wanted to see. We would definitely recommend Satoko, she showed us all the best spots in Tokyo and also shared her knowledge about history and culture with us. Arigatou gozaimasu!

5 stars Steve R. 09 Oct 2012

Satoko was amazing. Satoko gave us a great introductory tour of Tokyo, but it was clear theat she could do a much much more advanced and focused tour if appropriate. She is very well organized, knowledgeable, interesting, fun and patient. We highly recommend her services!

5 stars karyn S. 28 Aug 2012

We recently visited Yokohama for 1 day onboard a cruise ship. I have a disability and rely on a mobility scooter. The ship did not offer any accessible tours in Yokohama so I was very lucky to find Satoko and engage her as our private tour guide for the day. Satoko was very resourceful, knowledgable and considerate. We had a fantastic day and I highly recommend her services to anyone visting Japan. Thank you Satoko.

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