Meet our Guides

Get to know the person behind the tour

Aiko Y.

Hiroshima, Japan

During your visit to Japan, would you like me to show you around my hometown of Hiroshima?

If you are a person who would like to learn about different aspects of Japan and wish to experience its culture on a deeper level, then please join one of my tours. When you finish you will love my city almost as much as I do.

Among the memorable experiences you can have on my tours are: Taste Hiroshima okonomiyaki, a local delicacy which is a favourite with my guests; Smell the abundant greenery of hidden gorges in the mountains surrounding Hiroshima; See the beautiful sunsets of the Seto Inland Sea; Learn about Hiroshima's tragic past and how it transformed my city into the treasure that it is today.

As a world traveler I have been exposed to various cultures and have lived in the historical cities of London and Kyoto. These experiences along with my professional background as an architect/interior designer have taught me what appeals to visitors from other parts of the world.

I have been a licensed tour guide for past four years. During that time I have guided groups ranging in size from a single guest to over forty guests, and I have given business and school tours. My guests have ranged in age from five to eighty years. In addition to guiding, I also teach English to the employees of the tourism industry.

Allow me to make your visit to Hiroshima a memorable one. Please contact me if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you!

A Recent Review of this guide

We had a fantastic day in Miyajima and Hiroshima. Aiko was a wonderful guide - very informative.
Melissa Fishman

Read Reviews


Certified English guide since 2013
Member of Hiroshima Interpreter & Guide Association
Member of NPO Miyajima Network


Although I do not drive while giving tours, I can arrange transportation on request.
Please have yourself covered by your travel insurance.

Guide Requirements for Japan

Private tour guide Aiko

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Aiko Y.
Web address (URL) of this page:

Tours by Aiko Y.

See all of the tours offered by this guide.

Private tour guide Aiko

Hiroshima & Miyajima Highlights Walking,...

8 hour private tour visiting two World Heritage sites: A-Bomb Dome,...

374 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours

learn more
Private tour guide Aiko

Half Day Hiroshima Walking Tour including,...

4 hour Private Walking Tour visiting Peace Memorial Park and Origami,...

262 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

learn more
Private tour guide Aiko

Half Day Hiroshima Walking Tour: Peace,...


5 hour Private Walking Tour visiting Peace Memorial Park and Shukkeien,...

271 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

5 hours

learn more
Private tour guide Aiko

Miyajima Walking Tour with Sea Kayak,...


8 hour private tour on Miyajima Island, sea kayaking through the Great,...

430 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

8 hours

learn more