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Hiroko I.

Izunokuni-city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan

Greeting from Japan. I am Hiroko, a national licensed tour guide.

I live in Izunokuni-city, just 1. 5 hours from Tokyo, surrounded by beautiful seas , and with the land surrounding one truly amazing Mountain: Mt. Fuji. (actually I see Mt. Fuji from my window. )

I do guiding not only in this area, but also most of the places in Japan such as Tokyo, Nikoo, Kamakura, Hakone, Shizuoka (shimizu port), Takayama, Hida, kanazawa, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima, Himeji and so on for FIT, VIP and any group guests.

I have traveled 38 countries, having lived in Perth, Australia and Barcelona Spain, which have helped to open my mind, understanding different cultures and ways of thinking. And I would like you to experience what you can see and do in Japan!

Here in my area, you do unique cultural experiences: Japanese tea picking in a beautiful tea field overlooking Mt. Fuji, and after that you can enjoy Hot spring!!!
Also I can take you to a deep into the mountains to visit natural "Wasabi field" and have lunch at Local sushi restaurant.
For cruising guests, I organize 4-6 hours tours, visiting "Miho Pine grove", one of the sites of Mt. Fuji world heritage, Toshogu shrine, Ando Hiroshige museum (the world famous wood print artist), and even a trip to Lake Kawaguchi and Hakone (depending on the time permitted).

It is my pleasure to make your trip happy, memorable and fun.
So please do not hesitate to ask me . I am looking forward to hearing from you.
Thank you very much.

Hiroko

A Recent Review of this guide

One of the most enjoyable tours ever - and I have been on (and led) many. Communication excellent. Your pre-planning for Shimizu made it come alive for us - just the right balance of historical/cultural explanation and perfect timing that never felt rushed. Your joy was contagious - seeing Mt. Fuji with snow first time this season. The day flowed so beautifully - only sorry we had only a few hours with you! How lucky you spotted the rare October cherry blossoms and then made sure we stopped for photos.
Debra Hachen

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Credentials

・national licensed tour guide (English)
・travel itinerary control manager (domestic)
・English Proficiency Examination grade 1(Eiken 1st grade)
・Spanish certificate
・Izu Peninsula Geo Park certified guide
・Kannami Buddha museum official volunteer guide
・Furoshiki adviser for Japan Furoshiki Association
・Certified cooking, baking, and sweet instructor from Japan homemade association
・Aromatherapy adviser for Aroma Enviroment Association of Japan
・Certificate in Shizuoka Green -Tea workshop

Restrictions

I am a national licensed guide in English. I speak Spanish but I am not a national licensed guide in Spanish.
Under Japanese law, we, as a national licensed guide, are not permitted to drive a car.

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Private tour guide Hiroko

Seasonal Tour! Teapicking with a great,...

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Ideal tour for travellers, stopping 4 hours on the way to Tokyo or,...

319 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Hiroko

The best Private Tour from Shimizu port,...

Ideal tour for cruising guests (popular sightseeing spots in Shimizu,...

432 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Hiroko

The best Private Tour from Shimizu port,...

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Long distance tour outside of Shimizu for cruising guests

518 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide Hiroko

Hakone tour- Hakone customized tour

Highlight sightseeings spots in a beautiful hot spring resort of Hakone

410 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide Hiroko

Izu experience - Customized tour(6 hours)

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discover the nature of Izu and the traditional hot spring town

382 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

6 hours

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