Traveler Ratings for Private Tour in Kyoto, Japan by Tour Guide Meiko T.

Tour: The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour

Meiko T.
  Kyoto, Japan
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Suzanne Bolden

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Jul 29/18

Meiko was very friendly and helpful. We learned a lot about Japanese culture and customs. She was also very flexible with the schedule for the day as we were traveling with kids. It was a pleasure to spend the day with her.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Suzanne san, Thank you very much for your kind comment and high rating. I am very glad you enjoyed the day. I myself had a wonderful day with you and your family. Hoping to see you all again soon!

Ian Hope

Landsborough, QUEENSLAND, Australia
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Jun 30/18

This was our first visit to Kyoto. There is so much to see. Meiko provided a full day of many interesting places and activities. We thoroughly enjoyed her choice for lunch. We appreciated the experience. Meiko is an excellent guide, It was a really good day.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Ian san, Thank you so much for your kind comments. It was lovely to meet you two. It was very hot and muggy but I’m very glad you had a nice day. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Japan too. Looking forward to your next visit!

Andrew Bower

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Jun 7/18

Our group had a great day with Meiko, we learned so much more than we would have if we visited the sites without her. The itinerary was very efficient, but also flexible to take into account our interests. Most of all, we had fun. I would highly recommend taking a tour with Meiko.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Andrew san, Thank you very much for your kind comment and high rating. It was a great pleasure to show your group around Kyoto. I'm very happy that I was able to help you enjoy the day. Thank you again. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Elena Pevzner

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: May 9/18

Meiko went above and beyond her responsibilities as a guide to provide an exceptional experience for our family. For example, she reserved a restaurant for us, gave many useful handouts to review after the tour, responded to follow up questions, and overall spent significantly more time that was originally agreed. Furthermore, Meiko was great with our little kids keeping them engaged during the whole tour. Dmitry and Elena P., California

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Dmitry-san and Elena-san, Thank you very much for your kind comment and high rating. It was lovely to meet you all and I’m so glad you had a nice day. The revised itinerary was a little busy for small children. I was happy to adjust the pace of the tour so that they also could enjoy their time. Their smiles made my day! Thank you again. Looking forward to your next visit!

Gary Lutz

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Feb 11/18

Meiko was wonderful! First time visit to Kyoto for my wife and I. Meiko brought our all-day tour to life by telling us about the history and significance of the sites we visited and about the way of life. She was so accomodating to our requests, was very well organized and prepared, and even joined us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Our day with Meiko in Kyoto exceeded our expectations! I highly recommend Meiko.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your kind comment and high rating. I'm very happy that I was able to help you enjoy the day in Kyoto. I also enjoyed the tour and had a very nice day with you and Jill-san. Hoping to see you again!

Cheryl Rubin

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Dec 26/16

Meiko is a fantastic tour guide - super organized, helpful, informative and a delight to be with! Not only does she provide a great tour but she provides information before and after the tour as well. Truly great tour guide and a lovely person. Highly recommend Meiko in Kyoto!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Cheryl-san, Thank you very much for your kind comment and high rating. I'm very happy that I was able to help you have a nice time in Kyoto. It was truly my pleasure to spend the day in such lovely company. Looking forward to your next visit!!

Joseph Kazda

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Nov 5/16

Great 8 hour tour of Kyoto. Meiko is extremely knowledgable about Japanese history and the history behind the sites she showed us. We would highly recommend her, especially for a private tour of Kyoto, well worth the extra cost.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Joseph-san, Thank you for your kind comment and high rating. I'm very happy that I was able to help you enjoy the day in Kyoto. I am also glad that you feel having a guide for an extra cost other than touring on your own is worth it. Looking forward to your next visit!

Richard Fuller

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Sep 23/16

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Richard-san, Thank you very much for your feedback. Looking forward to your next visit!

Minaz Asaria

United Kingdom
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Tour: #69151, Personalized Private 2-day tour for Minaz-san- Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Aug 18/16

Meiko was very efficient , professional and organised. The pre trip communication was dealt with promptly. She was patient and kids friendly. We had a thoroughly enjoyable time in Kyoto.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Minaz-san, Thank you very much for your kind comment and high rating. It was lovely to meet you and your family and I'm so glad you had a nice day. Your children's smile made my day. Looking forward to seeing you again in the near future!

Lauren Sipelis

Singapore
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Jun 29/16

Meiko was attentive and responsive to our needs. It was a full day with three kids (ages 11, 9 and 4) and me! She was well prepared with umbrellas, plastic bags and all items needed to stay comfortable. She is a wealth of information about Japanese history and the local temples and shrines. I would recommend Meiko to any travelers looking for a positive and detailed experience in Kyoto.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Lauren-san, Thank you very much for your kind review and high rating. It was truly my pleasure to spend the day in such lovely company. Hope to see you all in Kyoto in the future!

James L.

Naples, FL, United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: May 26/16

Hands down, the best guide we had in Japan and, in fact, the best Tours By Locals guide we have ever had anywhere (and there have been MANY). Not only did Meiko show us all the requisite sites for first-time travelers to Kyoto, she effortlessly fit in all the other "off-the-beaten-track" things I was hoping for, such as visiting various artisans studios for matcha green tea, pottery, tinware, etc. She's smart, elegant, accommodating, energetic, enthusiastic. Kyoto was pure magic, largely because of Meiko!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Jim-san, Thank you again for your kind comment and high rating. I'm very happy that I was able to help you enjoy the day in Kyoto. I myself enjoyed your company so much. Looking forward to your next visit!

Christopher Hart

Australia
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Feb 15/16

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TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Christopher-san, Thank you so much for your kind personal message and giving me such high marks. I'm very happy that I was able to help you enjoy the day in Kyoto and I myself learned a lot from you! Looking forward to seeing you again in the near future!

Pietro Mona

Switzerland
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Dec 28/15

We just finished an excellent tour of Kyoto with Meiko who is extremely knowledgable of the city, it's culture as well as history. Exploring the breath taking sites with her is an experience we can only highly recommend. Domo Arigato gozaimasta, Meiko!! Pietro&Tamara

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Pietro-san and Tamara-san, Thank you very much for your review. I also enjoyed the tour and had a very nice day with you and your wife. I'm looking forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kochirakoso Arigato gozaimashita!

Emilie Mae Wickett

Parkwood, Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Australia
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Nov 19/15

This was our second tour with Meiko.As in our first guided tour with her, Meiko did not disappoint us in our expectations. We were so happy and grateful to have been given a second chance to interact with her and share memorable moments in this, our first ever visit to Japan.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Emilie-san, Thank you again for your feedback. I was so happy to show you around Kyoto and I really enjoyed your company. Hoping to see you again!

Pak Seong Woon

Malaysia
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Oct 2/15

My wife and I had a great 2 day tour of Kyoto with Meiko T. She was very knowledgeable about history, culture and customs. She was patient and graceful to answer all our questions. We ate local delicacies like soba, yuba as well as kyoto delicacies at nishiki market. She knew the streets and back lanes of Kyoto very well and we were able to see many geiko and maiko at Gion.We will highly recommend engaging Meiko to our friends visiting Kyoto.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Pak-san, Thank you very much for your kind comment and high rating. It was lovely to meet you and show you around Kyoto. I’m really glad you enjoyed the tour. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Japan too. Hoping to see you again!

Simone Norris

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2 - Private Tour, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Jun 15/15

Meiko was a delight to spend the day with, giving us rich historical facts about beautiful Kyoto and Japanese culture, while taking us around the city in an efficient and comfortable manner. Thank you for such a special day!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Simone-san, Thank you very much for your kind comment and high rating. I also enjoyed the day with you and your family. I hope the rest of your stay in Japan will be nice and interesting. Looking forward to your next visit!

Melissa Millar

Canada
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: May 21/15

Wonderful! You couldn't ask for a better tour or a better guide!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Melissa-san, Thank you for your kind comment and high rating. I'm very happy that I was able to help you enjoy the day in Kyoto. Looking forward to your next visit!

Kim Wuennemann

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Apr 17/15

This was our second day with Meiko. Again, she was Superb! Went out of her way to help purchase an item that I had seen the previous day. She called the store, made arrangements to have it delivered to the hotel and stayed to interpret. Highly recommend her! We enjoyed her immensely! She certainly went above and beyond. We Highly recommend Meiko!!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Kim-san, Thank you very much for your kind words! It was my pleasure to share my love to Kyoto with you. I'm pleased that I was able to help you purchase the item. :-) Looking forward to your next visit!

Debby Page

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Mar 3/15

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Debby-san, Thank you very much for giving me such high marks. I really enjoyed your company. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Japan, too. Looking forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Nicole Hoang

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Nov 20/14

We feel so blessed to have met our tour guide Meiko..from the moment we exchanged email to the moment we left Kyoto, Meiko was very sweet and considerate to our needs..on top of that, she is very knowledgeable about the history of Kyoto.. Meiko was very accomadating to make some changes to our itineraries because of health issues.. The tours in Kyoto with Meiko was one of the best we ever had.. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone..

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Nicole-san, Thank you for your kind comment and high rating. I'm very happy that I was able to help you enjoy the day in Kyoto. It was an enjoyable time for me, too. Looking forward to your next visit!

Christopher Campbell

Edwards, CA, United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Oct 25/14

Meiko built a wonderful full-day tour of Kyoto customized to my family's interests. Her English is exceptional and she shares wonderful stories about the city's landmarks. She also selected a special lunch to match our tastes and found a unique musical instrument store my wife wished to visit. I highly recommend Meiko!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Christopher-san, Thank you for your kind comments and high rating. It was truly my pleasure to spend the day in such lovely company. I'm glad I was able to help your wife visit the store. :-) I look forward to your next visit to Kyoto!

Donna Wilson

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Oct 18/14

Spent 2 wonderful days with Meiko in Kyoto. She was amazing, very well informed and well organized.She reviewed the itineraries with us in advance and picked out great stops for lunch. We also had a great time with her in Nara. Meiko is definitely a class act.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Donna-san, Thank you very much for your kind comments and high rating. It was truly my pleasure to spend the day in such lovely company. I'm glad you enjoyed your time in Kyoto and Nara. :-) Looking forward to your next visit!

Nelson Hildreth

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Jul 27/14

A lovely bright young lady who gave us unique insight about Kyoto. She had a wonderful photo album that helped explain the tour. We enjoyed her warm personalty, and her in-depth knowledge about the various temples and shrines.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Nelson-san, Thank you so much for your kind comments and high rating I'm very happy that I was able to help you and Sheila-san enjoy the day in Kyoto. Looking forward to your next visit!

Larry Singer

United States
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Jun 15/14

Meiko is extremely knowledgeable and so well prepared! And she is just delightful. She shared a lot of knowledge with us, was very generous with her time and took us to places which would would have been hard to navigate on our own. We highly recommend her.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Larry-san, Thank you very much for your kind comment and high rating. It was my pleasure getting to spend the day with you! I'm looking forward to seeing you again in the near future!

Erik M.

LAVAL, QUEBEC, Canada
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: May 24/14

Had an amazing time with Meiko-San, very knowledgable, and very organized. Extremely friendly and motherly. Would use her again without a doubt. Made us feel at home in Kyoto.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Erik-san, Thank you very much for your comment and high rating! I'm so happy to read that you enjoyed the tour. I also enjoyed every moment with you. I hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan. Looking forward to your next visit!

Bernard Lapointe

Canada
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Tour: #69151, The Complete Kyoto Sites and Secrets Experience-2, Kyoto, Japan    view tour
Date: Jun 26/13

It was a great pleasure to discover Kyoto with Meiko. Having visited Kyoto 2 years ago, I was absolutely delighted that Meiko could make me discover less known temples, shrines and particularly their gardens. Meiko is a great guide, knowledgeable, professional and this second visit to Kyoto would not have been as enjoyable without her remarkable guidance. A big thank you

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much for giving me such high marks! I'm really happy that you enjoyed your second visit to Kyoto and I myself had a very nice time with you. I'm looking forward to seeing you again in the near future!