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Eriko S.

Tokyo, Japan

Welcome and thank you for visiting my page! I'm here to help you create one-of-a-kind travel experiences in Tokyo.

My great-grandfather was a kimono maker in the early 1900's, and I am honored to wear the kimonos that he created. Growing up in a tiny wooden house which used to be great grandfather's atelier in an old town of Tokyo, I lived close to the people in the area and came to appreciate Japanese craftsmanship.

I've been lucky to have traveled to dozens of amazing countries and I got a chance to live overseas, Australia and Canada, for a couple of years. Being exposed to other cultures really opened me up in many ways. When I came home to Japan, I realized that I got a different perspective while I was away and started viewing Japan through new lens. Japanese culture can be hard to understand time to time but there is a philosophy behind it and I'd love to share that with you. I remember thinking that I wanted foreign visitors to see and experience real Japan. That feeling led me to become a tour guide 6 years ago.

It's rewarding to be a small part of someone's journey broadening their horizons. The best part is as we learn about each other, we embrace the differences and find more things in common. I'm so grateful for that I have memories I will cherish forever and friendships that transcend borders and time. I'm really looking forward to meeting you in person and becoming your first Japanese friend!

A Recent Review of this guide

Our custom tour with Eriko was fantastic — everything we expected and more. In the sweltering heat of mid-July, Eriko maintained an incredibly graceful composure and helped us all feel cooler following her lead. She is very knowledgeable and was able to accommodate all of our interests. Eriko is a true 5-star guide and we are grateful to have spent the day with her.
Eric Naughten

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Credentials

・6-year of experience as a private tour guide.
・Professional Kimono dresser and stylist.

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can arrange a private car with a driver.

Guide Requirements for Japan

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Tours by Eriko S.

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Tokyo: Half Day Tailor-Made Tour

Make the most of your morning or afternoon

194 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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Private Zen Tea Ceremony

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Optional tour: A private tea ceremony in a beautiful tea house

92 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

2 hours

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Tokyo's Hidden Gems Tour

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Feel the charm of Old Tokyo through the backstreets of Tokyo

295 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

7 hours

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Private Car Tokyo Tour

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Experience the best of Tokyo by car

876 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

8 hours

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Tokyo: 2-Day Tailor-Made Tour

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From major sites to hidden gems

590 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

2 days

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Day trip to Kamakura

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Get a taste of ancient Japan in Japan's old capital

332 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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Narita City: Half-Day Walking Tour

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Make the most of your layover or excess time bofore flying out from,...

231 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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