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Hiroko K.

Kishiwada, Osaka, Japan

Hi, I'm Hiroko. Thank you very much for choosing my tour.

I've been working as a licensed guide/interpreter since 2008. I guide mainly for private or small groups (6 travelers) for Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Koyasan, Himeji, Hiroshima(including Miyajima), Adachi Museum of Art, Naoshima and Teshima islands .
You can see not only the famous sightseeing spots but not often shown in the guide book.
I'm personally interested in the architecture. If you have the same preferences, please let me know. Let's explore the local towns with me!

If you have a preference, feel free to ask me before finalizing the tour.
Please pass me your travel information below:
1. your hotel location and name(except for Airbnb houses and apartments),
2. have a rail pass or not,
Let me guide you with hospitality.

-IMPORTANT-
Airbnb houses and apartments have not officially permitted accommodation in Japan. I'm a national licensed guide. As long as they're not licensed, I cannot accept travelers will stay there. If you'll stay there, please find another guide. Thank you.

A Recent Review of this guide

We were a group of six who had a wonderful day experiencing the traditions and history of Koyasan. Hiroko always communicated promptly and friendly leading up to our day tour. She met us at our hotel and returned us safely in the evening. All transport was handled very smoothly, something we wouldn't have been able to do without Hiroko's guidance. Hiroko is very knowledgeable in all aspects of the history and religious traditions of the Buddhist monks. We very much enjoyed our lunch together. Thank you.
Helen Mohr

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Credentials

Guide License No.EN00760 since 2008

Restrictions

*Guide-interpreters without special qualification must not drive a car or a bus for tourists.
*The Travel Agency Act prohibits including travel costs (meals, transportation and admission fees) in guide-interpreting fees.
*Insurance is not included.

Guide Requirements for Japan

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Tours by Hiroko K.

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Western Kyoto 1-day Private Tour

Let's enjoy the Arashiyama and Golden Pavilion with a private guide

301 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

7 hours

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Eastern Kyoto 1-day Private Tour

Let's walk the Philosopher's Path with a private guide

301 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

7 hours

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Kyoto private tour for 2 days (East and,...

Tour covers the must-see modern and historic sites in Kyoto with a,...

602 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 days

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<Osaka 2-DAYS> "Ancient and Modern" Osaka,...

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Let's enjoy the 3rd largest city in Japan !

602 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 days

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By Shinkansen from Osaka to Himeji full-day,...

Tour Covers the Himeji Castle and "The Last Samurai" temple with a,...

461 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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from Osaka to Himeji Castle and Akashi,...

UNESCO and Longest Suspension Bridge in a day !

395 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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from Osaka to Koyasan Full-day Private,...

the mysterious, sacred Buddhist centre with a private guide

414 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

10 hours 30 min.

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from Hiroshima to Hiroshima and Miyajima,...

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<1-DAY tour from Hiroshima> Enjoy treasures of Hiroshima

847 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

8 hours

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<Hiroshima 2-DAYS> Hiroshima, Miyajima,...

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Your stay in Hiroshima will shine more !

1224 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 days

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