30,000 JPY / day (8hours)|
I've been guiding many guests in English and Spanish. I love my city and enjoy sharing local experiences, history, culture and places "off the beaten track" with visitors.
I've been in Mexico and Great Britain when I was a student. Also I traveled more than 40 times(19 countries).
As an avid traveler I love meeting people from around the world.
The characteristic of my guiding is use of ''Original materials''.
Guiding not only with words but also with Handmade materials including old maps of Kyoto, ancient writings and Japanese wood rock print help you enjoy Kyoto with its deep history and background.
My interests vary from classics to hipster, Chashitsu (tea house) to modern coffee shops, Japanese rice wine to craft beer and Zen meditation to outdoor such as Mt. Kurama hike.
I'm also licensed in Tea ceremony and Japanese flower arrangement. Besides working as a licences guide at KVH, I work in the tea ceremony workshop for foreign visitors.
I can give you the best itinerary according to your schedule, budget and requests.
Please feel free to ask me.
I look forward to meeting you and showing you around!
●The fee includes:
Private guide in English
Pick up at the hotel in Kyoto
●Does not include:
Food and drink
～Kimono experience in Kyoto～Enjoy strolling the historical district wearing the traditional Japanese clothing.
I guided a family from Mexico.Since the family travel a lot and they experienced the traditional costume in each countries, they had idea of wearing Kimono in Kyoto.Since they had chosen the itinerary that we visit many places,they prefer spending most of the day with casual clothes and they got fitted in Kimono only in the evening and enjoyed the quaint streets of Higashiyama area with a Kimono.
~ The Wedding in Kyoto ~ The traditional ceremony and the party with Maiko and Geiko
I worked for a couple from the USA for a few months in all the preparation for their wedding, not only as an interpreter, but also organizing reservations, translation of emails and documents to design the plan. A few months later, I was also hired as an interpreter for the wedding day .
It was a beautiful wedding with his family and many friends who came from various parts of the world!
～ A group from Mexico including a family with little Samurai boy ～
I guided a group from Mexico including a family with a boy. He bought a Japanese Samurai sword filled with colorful sweets inside that he enjoyed the Kyoto tour playing with.
It was the first time for all the member of the group to visit Japan.So we enjoyed learning not only the culture,history and local life of Kyoto but also of whole Japan.