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Shin K.

Hakonemachi, Kanagawa, Japan

Hello, I'm Shin. I was born and raised in Hakone, 100% local!

My hometown is one of the most popular destinations in Japan and I can show you many good sightseeing spots in 1 day.

I specialize in private tours and I only take 1 group per day. So my tours will be all yours. I can customize tour itinerary based on your interests. It's 100% customizable.

I have the following qualifications as a professional guide/tour operator
- National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter
- Trekking Guide Stage II licensed by Japan Mountain Guides Association
- Domestic Travel Service Supervisor
- Itinerary Control Manager

If you are interested in visiting Hakone and Mt. Fuji area, let me help you enjoy your stay and have a great travel experience.

I spent 6 years in France and 5 years in America (B. A in Business Operations Management at the University of Southern California, I'm a Trojan!) I know both Japanese and Western cultures well.

I'm looking forward to seeing you!

A Recent Review of this guide

To be honest I had high expectations for Shin based on previous reviews, yet he exceeded them. He was incredibly friendly and accommodating with our large group. It was clear how much he cared about his hometown of Hakone through his ability to explain the its history and culture with humor and sincerity - we could listen to him speak all day! He went above and beyond to optimize our itinerary, even helping arrange a taxi to Odawara Castle and train station the following morning. Thank you so much, Shin!
Luc Amdahl

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Credentials

- National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter
- Trekking Guide Stage II licensed by Japan Mountain Guides Association
- Domestic Travel Service Supervisor
- Itinerary Control Manager

Restrictions

I'm a licensed guide for only English, not other languages.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

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