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Private English Tour in Kyoto - Day Tour

Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8499, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 90-9615-9691
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Nobu was a wonderful guide

We most certainly enjoyed our 4 hour tour with Nobu. He was knowledgeable and interesting as he... read more

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kruginoff
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Private English Tour in Kyoto

My wife and I booked a 7 hour tour with Nobuaki Nagata from Private English Tour in Kyoto on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Private tour using a car. Because I am both a licensed guide and a taxi driver, I can drive my guests around Kyoto, and guide inside sightseeing spots. ( Due to the regulation in Japan, most guides can't use their cars for guiding. )
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Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8499, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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+81 90-9615-9691

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We most certainly enjoyed our 4 hour tour with Nobu. He was knowledgeable and interesting as he guided us through some popular and an "off the beaten path" sites in Kyoto. We learned a lot about Shinto shrines, Buddhist temples, Shogun, zen and rock gardens....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I booked a 7 hour tour with Nobuaki Nagata from Private English Tour in Kyoto on October 18, 2017. Nobu was very professional, knowledgeable, spoke good english and was quick to suggest changes to our itinerary as he sensed, from our conversation,...More

Thank RobertSivit
Reviewed 5 days ago

Communication with Taka was excellent. Taka and I traded emails a few months in advance of our arrival to Kyoto and good thing he was available for booking. We settled on the date, time, and location of pickup and cost which is 5660 yen per...More

Thank Ying L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The highly recommended operator of this service, Mr. Machi, was booked in August when we visited Kyoto, so he recommended one of his experienced “cooperators” as they refer to their colleagues, Hiroshi “Hiro” Oshima. Hiro is an extremely knowledgeable tour guide, an excellent driver, very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As an extended family with a grandmother and 2 children we made the right decision to use the private guide in Kyoto. We are glad to have Nobuaki Nagata as our guide. He has an excellent knowledge. We are very happy as we can visit...More

Thank tunyyy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family group of 4 ladies (2 in their 50s and 2 in theirs 70s) had a marvellous time in Kyoto thanks to Hiro-san's excellent safe and steady skills at driving and choosing temples to avoid large crowds. He also took us to a local...More

Thank Laurent C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiro-San was a fantastic guide. We loved having his personal insight on our whirlwind tour through Kyoto. He chose locations we never would have happened upon on our accord. Thank you Hiro for such a wonderful day.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we took a trip to Kyoto, and in order to get the most out of our first visit, my wife booked a private tour. Even prior to our arrival in Japan, Tetsuo-san contacted her to arrange for the meeting and...More

Thank anthonyshong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taka is a top, top guide and host. We enjoyed 3 wonderful days of his services. What is clear is that he takes you to special places, off the beaten path, offering the most serene, personal experiences. If you want the big, tourist filled spots,...More

Thank 3kidsStavanger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arranged two guides for our group of 8 people. We were very fortunate to be assigned Nobuaki Nagata and Hiro. Each guide drove 4 of us in their respective vehicles. We essentially followed each other the entire time so we could enjoy all the...More

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skidenise2016
September 9, 2017|
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Response from 孝和 町 | Property representative |
Dear Denise O'Conenll, We start to accept reservation for next April and later from October 1st. Please look at our own website, and e-mail me once. I will send you detailed information. We guide Nara as well. Taka
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Sharon B
August 20, 2017|
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Response from 孝和 町 | Property representative |
Rate for a sedan is 5660 JPY per hour and for a van is 6100 JPY per hour, if the tour is only inside Kyoto city. It has nothing to do with number of persons. These prices include transportation and guiding. Endtrance fees... More
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dya v
August 15, 2017|
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Response from George T | Reviewed this property |
Best to go to their website and read FAQ. Google "private english tour in Kyoto" and select the sixth link. You can also email them with more specific questions once you are on their website.
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