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Tomoko Y.

Kyoto, Japan

Hi. There! I'm Tomo, I live in Kyoto but I have grown up in Osaka.

I've worked as tour leader for Japanese groups for 3 years travelling all around in Japan. I like art so I provide art workshops as well.

Each person has different interests so I would love to hear what you want to do and what you like. . . History, Food, Culture, Art, Crafts, Nature, Seasonal Festival and more? Let's talk about what we can do together. I can create your customized travel itinerary based on your needs.

If it's your first time in Japan and you have no idea of what you're gonna do, I suggest a private tour that includes the "Must-see lists in Kyoto".

In my free time I'm also an Instagrammer and YouTuber. And I also spent 1 year living in Munich. . . Also ich kann ein bisschen Deutsch sprechen!

Other guide experiences are below;
Hiking guide at Zermatt, Grindelwald and St. Moritz in Switzerland
Guide at Niagara National Parks in Canada
Hiking guide in Japan Alps, Kumano Kodo, Nakasendo and Kyoto Trail
Cycling guide in Kyoto, Japan.

Mountaineering experience :
Mt. Fuji, Mt. Tsurugi, Mt. Yarigatake in Japan
Eiger in Switzerland

I look forward to seeing you in Kyoto!

A Recent Review of this guide

Tomo is knowledgeable, flexible, friendly and attentive. We had a day in Kyoto which we will never forget thanks to Tomo.
Charles Hilliard

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National licensed tour guide in English (EN-00753)
Tour Conductor License by Tour Conducting Service Association in Japan
Wilderness Advanced First Aid by Wilderness Medical Associates International


I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation upon request.
To hire a big taxi is about 50,000yen for 8hours in Kyoto.

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Kyoto Full Day Private Tour

Your Kyoto Customised Full-day tour. Personal tour for small group.

348 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Kyoto City & Culture Half day Walking,...

Walk in the ancient city and visit the most famous highlights with,...

184 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

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Kyoto Halfday Private Tour

Personal tour for small group up to 10 people.

193 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

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