Karin LevesqueUnited States
Jon SidwellMilton Keynes, BUCKS, United Kingdom
We thoroughly enjoyed our two (half) days with Junichi. His organisation and punctuality was spot on and the itineraries he prepared were well researched and interesting. Without doubt we would not have been able to visit all the places we did with Junichi's help and insight. His manner is easy-going and he was always willing to flex the itinerary to ensure that we were able to enjoy the days to the max. His English is excellent and I would thoroughly recommend him to anyone traveling to Takayama
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was my great pleasure, Jon, to be your guide during your stay in Takayama ! I proposed some unexpected activity for you (secret pass underground the temple and quick meditation practices, you remember?), hope you fully enjoyed your time in Takayama and in the rest of places you visited in Japan ! Junichi
Junichi was an amazing guide!!!! He is very fluent in english and is always very well disposed to help and explained everything in detail. He always has a big smile and is very expecific with all data details. Please if you have the chance, do get him!!!!!!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was my pleasure, Ignacio, to be your guide during your stay in Takayama! I enjoyed the time together, and learned a lot from your conversation and your insights to our town and our culture. Hope you had fully enjoyed your time in Takayama and Japan!
Adam ScalzoUnited States
What a wonderful trip to Kamikochi, we saw saw so much, but were not rushed at all. I highly recommend Junichi for whatever trip you are interested in doing. Such a kind and interesting guide!
Adam ScalzoUnited States
Junichi was a great guide, super knowledgeable and friendly. This was time and money well spent!
Dona SteverUnited States
Junichi was a wonderful guide. He was enthusiastic and very knowledgable. Both his French and English were excellent. He was able to tailor the tour to our interests and took us to interesting sites not explained in tour books. I would highly recommend Junichi for a tour of the Takayama area.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear dona and Jim, Thank you for joining my tour in takayama, and your precious comments and reviews. Yes I also had special time with your group to enjoy and discover something new in my own town, thanks to your insights and views. Hope you fully enjoyed takayama and other part of Japan you visited this time!! Junichi
Christopher DymondUnited States
Junichi was a great guide and a very nice, genuine person. We had a very good time seeing old town Takayama with him. Highly recommended.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, Chris, for your precious review. Indeed, I had a great time with you too. All the bests to your family and your business endeavors in the future !! Junichi
Sarah PolirerUnited States
Junichi gave an excellent tour. He pointed out things we never would have realized seeing the town on our own. Highly recommended.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Sarah, for the precious review. I also enjoyed the tour with you, exchanging our views and ideas during the trip ! Junichi
We found Takayama a very interesting traditional place to visit after Tokyo and loved walking round the small streets, markets and sampling the tasty street food. The merchant's house gave us a good insight to real Japan. The guide was informative, spoke good English and very friendly.
Jon EkdahlUnited States
Junichi provides a very interesting tour reflective of his family's long time presence in Takayama seasoned by his overseas experience and his relatively recent return to Takayama as the proprietor of a small B&B catering to foreign visitors. Use of his van makes exploring outside the historical area possible-including, in our case, an introduction to a "sushi train" restaurant. Junichi is very sincere, interested and at ease conversing in English. A very rewarding tour for us.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your heart-warming message and review for the tour. I also enjoyed guiding your group in Takayama. I am happy to hear that you liked this town and found the experience interesting and rewarding. Junichi