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Akio T.

Yokohama, Japan

Hi, I'm Aki, a national government licensed guide, living in Yokohama, Japan.

I was born and raised in Kagawa prefecture, the venue of Setouchi Triennale, facing the beautiful Seto Inland Sea, in western Japan.
After graduating from a university, I had worked for a global electronics company in Tokyo for 30 years and retired early. Working with foreign colleagues gave me fantastic opportunities to learn about Japan from their points of views, and I came to think it's fun to talk about Japan with foreign people.

Also, I love traveling. I have visited a lot of places throughout Japan, amazed by its beautiful nature, great tradition, and wonderful food. I realized Japan has numerous tourist attractions.
Then I became a tour guide, hoping to entertain foreign visitors with my tours based on my experiences as a tourist.

I've been living in Yokohama and Kamakura areas for more than 30 years. I know Tokyo, Yokohama, Kamakura, and Hakone very well. I love food, nature, cultures, and architectures. I value genuineness of what to see, experience, taste and buy, which cannot always be experienced in a group tour.

I believe that participating in my guided tour will bring you a lot of fun. I can help you to explore Japan deeper and to get in touch with the locals, taking you to both popular spots and unbeaten sites where you can see the daily lives of the people.

Let's share a joy of touring in this lovely country.
Thank you and see you in Japan!

Credentials

National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter (English) Cert. No. EN01963
Certified Domestic Travel Services Manager
Certified Domestic Itinerary Control Manager
A member of the Institute for Japanese Culture Experience and Education (IJCEE)

Restrictions

Due to the restriction of Japanese law, I am not allowed to drive a car while guiding.
I can arrange a private car with a driver according to your request.

Guide Requirements for Japan

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Tours by Akio T.

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Private tour guide Akio

Tokyo One-Day Tour

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For tourists in Tokyo

272 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

7 hours 30 min.

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Tokyo Half-Day Tour

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For tourists in Tokyo

168 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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Yokohama One-Day Tour

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For tourists coming to Yokohama

272 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

7 hours 30 min.

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Kamakura One-Day Tour

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For tourists in Tokyo and Yokohama

299 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

8 hours

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Yokohama & Kamakura One-Day Tour

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For tourists in Tokyo and Yokohama

299 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

8 hours

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Hakone One-Day Tour

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For tourists coming to Hakone

325 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

8 hours

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Nikko One-Day Tour from Tokyo

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For tourists in Tokyo

365 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

10 hours 30 min.

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