We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tourism Gokanosho

Kumamoto, Japan
About Tourism Gokanosho
Hi, my name is Hashizaki Schingo, call me Schingo. I am a national licensed tour guide. Should you be planning on a tour in Kumamoto or other prefectures of Kyushu, please visit my website and ask me before you go any further. I can provide a suitable guided tour for you.
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers talk about

Tourism Gokanosho
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
Reviews (65)
Filter reviews
57 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews private tour day tour japanese culture takachiho gorge take photos great tour a lot of fun aso area fluent english interesting historical facts his knowledge his hometown enjoyable tour buckwheat noodles enthusiastic guide beautiful scenery nice photos
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 57 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great spending the day in Kumamoto. Hashizaki San is a very knowledgeable tour guide wants tourists to understand and learn more about Kumamoto. If I am to visit Kyushu again, I will definitely want to engage his services to cover other parts of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank LohM50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my sister were staying in Kumamoto and we really wanted to visit Takachiho and Mt Aso. Turned out that it's very hard to reach these places by public transport, and bus/train schedules are really messing up with the route. Since both of us...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank ValeriyaKu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s an amazing trip which we manage to visit Takachiho & Mt Aso in a day. We booked a day trip with Mr Schingo & he came to pick us up at the Hotel. He is a nice & friendly tour guide whom can speak...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Cherish_moment
Reviewed August 9, 2019

We had an amazing time with Schingo on the Mount Aso tour. Despite the terrible weather (it was pouring rain for most of the day) we had a lot of fun and managed to see most of the things we set out to visit. All...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank kathrinweg
Reviewed July 18, 2019

At first, all of us were very skeptical, as our Tour was planned to be only 1 day and 1 night long, and the ride there was already 1.5 hours long. However, as soon as we met our guide Schingo, this changed. His knowledge of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Marius S
Reviewed July 5, 2019

“Unbeatable, Authentic and Remarkable” Don’t just rent a car, follow a map cause you will learn nothing! You probably go to the same places, see the same things but you won’t feel it. You need to know the stories, you need to know their believes,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank arunsee
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Schingo San was a super nice & friendly guide. It feels like a good friend bringing you around his hometown. He is also a very good photographer. We booked a day tour around Aso & we glad we did it! Our Kumamoto trip won't be...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Nat T
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

Schingo is a great tour guide who not only trying his best to show us the beauty of Takachiho and Mt Aso but also brought us to a local shoba noodles restaurant with the beautiful scenery while we enjoyed our lunch. Extra bonus to the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank gloriawocl
Reviewed June 4, 2019

We booked a one-day private tour for 2 to Mt Aso & Takachiho Gorge. Mr. Schingo picked us up at our accommodation in Kumamoto. He was knowledgeable and humourous, and we had engaging conversations about a variety of topics. He told us interesting stories about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Apple546
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

Hashizaki-San was a great and knowledgeable tour guide. We had a relaxing trip while he drove us around and navigated the winding roads yet also introduced the different tourist sites.He plans the itinerary according to your requests on what you want to see. Do consider...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank LukeQk
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
March 3, 2019|
Response from Scott R | Reviewed this property |
I signed up for a tour in December. Shingo picked me up in Kuromoto and dropped me off at a train station in Aso that took me back to Kuromoto. I joined two people from Singapore on the trip. He took us to Takachiho Gorge... More