On a cruise though Japan and China I found my best option for a tour to Kyoto at Tours by Locals and asked if Ken Sakurai was available . Ken organized for us a Jumbo Taxi for the day so we could get to Kyoto from Osaka efficient and see as many beautiful places in the time available to us . Ken is retired , in his working life he has had a lot of dealings in the English language he grew up in Kyoto and is very knowledgeable about this beautiful city . Ken is also very personable and easy to get along .
Annunciata WatsonUnited States
Ken was our guide for 2 days in Kyoto and Osaka. He picked us up at the ship at the times arranged . He was wonderful and took great care of our need to be back at the ship on time the second day. We had a great experience being showered by the Cherry Blossoms both days. He is the best .
Heidi CanarelliHenderson, NV, United States
Ken was excellent. He is an intelligent, charming gentleman. The tour was extremely interesting. Everything we saw was quite different so it wasn't like so many other tours where you just see the same kind of thing over and over. It was raining so he made sure we varied inside and outside activities. I would highly recommend him as a guide.
Ellen MatthewUnited States
Our guide, Ken S and the driver were great. Not just good, but outstanding. I will definitely recommend Ken to people visiting Kyoto, Osaka or Nara. Great experience!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Ellen, Thanks for your five stars. I hope you have brought great memory back home. See you at the next chance of the tour. -- Ken S.
Eng Khim NgMalaysia
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks for your five stars. -Ken S.
Meeleng WangUnited States
Ken is wonderful. His English is great and we learn a lot from him, the history or backgrounds of the sights. His lunch recommendation was also delicious. We covered all 5 sights as planned systematically and leisurely. Big thank you to Ken and the jumbo taxi driver.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Meeleng, Thanks for your five stars. I also appreciate your cooperation to go our tour on scheduled.Your comment is relayed to my counterpart, the driver, too. -Ken S.