Shimizu Private Tour Guides

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Popular Shimizu Tour Guides

Motoyuki H.

4.90 / 5
(20 reviews)

My name is Moto, National Licensed Guide Interpreter living in Yamanashi, Kofu-city. I can offer real experiences of Japanese nature, culture and commoner's life. Check tour inventory and contact me soon if you are interested in !!                                                                                                                                 

Chinami N.

4.98 / 5
(50 reviews)

Hello!My name is Chinami. I have a national licence as a tour guide. I know well not only the nature of Mt Fuji area, but also history of Mt Fuji as a world cultural heritage site.I like to talk with people from all aver the world.So I want to have great time with you and enjoy local meals, wine, and so on. Let's share a wonderful moment in Japan!                                                                                                                                  

Yasuko Y.

4.70 / 5
(27 reviews)

Welcome to Shizuoka in the central area of Japan. I was born in Hakone, Kanagawa Pref. and grew up in Izu Peninsula, also studied English at Kanagawa University in Yokohama. After graduation, I have traveled to a lot of countries such as Europe, U, S., Asia and lived in Australia for a year. I had a great time to visit there to have a wonderful experience. So I decided to become a licensed tour guide for introducing Japan to foreign tourists. Now I live in Izu which is close to Mt.Fuji and Hakone. I'm interested in Arts, Hot Springs, traditional places and of course delicious food. I would like to introduce beautiful Izu which has lots of Geopark sites and traditional Hot spring resort "Shuzenji, Nagaoka, and so on. Please Enjoy this area together!! Bienvenidos                                                                                                                                  

Fumie U.

5.00 / 5
(18 reviews)

I am Fumie Ueda, a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter in Atami, Shizuoka, only 50 minutes away from Tokyo by Shinkansen trains. Atami is conveniently located at the foot of the Hakone mountains, and the base of the Izu Peninsula. It is also close to Mt. Fuji and the Shimizu Port in Shizuoka. I am excited to show you around beautiful places that I love. I grew up in Yokohama, spent 1 year as a high school exchange student in Allentown, PA in the US, went to college and lived/worked in Tokyo for about 10 years before coming to this beautiful onsen resort. After becoming a guide, I met with guests from various backgrounds, and I feel grateful once again, for my experience to be exposed to different cultures in my youth. Let’s have a good time together!                                                                                                                                 

Yumiko M.

5.00 / 5
(39 reviews)

Hello, I'm Yumiko, nationally certified English-speaking tour guide. I live in Yamanashi Prefecture, which is next to Tokyo and the home of Mt. Fuji. I myself love to travel, find something interesting, eat local good food, and have wonderful experience!! I'd like to make your tour enjoyable and memorable. Mt. Fuji area including the Fuji Five Lakes has many nice spots you must visit. Walking tour in Aokigahara Forest is my favorite. Cycling around Lake Kawaguchiko is also fun! Visit to Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine will inspire you with holy feeling. Quick tour & tasting at Sake brewery are popular as well. Let's enjoy together!! I guide you not only around Yamanashi Prefecure, but also Nagano, Shizuoka, Tokyo, Hakone, and Kamakura. For example, as for Nagano, I guide you to Snow Monkey, Zenko-ji Temple, Matsumoto Castle, Daio Wasabi Farm in Azumino, Nakasendo, and so on. Please feel free to contact me. Thank you, Yumiko                                                                                                                                  

Hideaki W.


Hello, I'm a resident of Ebina, Kanagawa, and am a national government licensed guide and interpreter. I enjoy showing travelers the countryside of central Honshu, primarily Shizuoka, ranging from the beautiful Izu Peninsula, Shimoda, and the Port of Shimizu, to Kunozan Shrine and Ieyasu TOKUGAWA, the elaborate resting place of Japan's first shogun. I also enjoy introducing travelers to Japanese culture through home visits with Japanese families, touring Zen temples, and explaining the intricacies of Japanese culture. I am happy to arrange personalized tours to other places of your interest. I’ve been a frequent visitor to Kyushu, too. I am making the most of my long experience as a foreign language education services, escorting VIPs at the Sony showroom in Ginza, Tokyo. I also offer services to help families and individuals relocating to Japan with VISA applications. My hobbies are movies, strolling along the river in my neighborhood and am a novice at la lingua italiano. Let's enjoy touring together, shall we? I look forward to meeting up with you soon. Thank you.                                                                                                                                 

Koji I.

4.96 / 5
(26 reviews)

Since 2007 I have been an English-speaking tour guide, visiting most of the major sightseeing spots in Japan with international travelers. At the same time I have been working as an translator, mainly dealing with technical documents. Shizuoka prefecture has a number of spots for sightseeing, but they have not been fully covered in English-language travel books or on the Internet. So, as a local tour guide, through the TripleLights services, I am hoping to introduce some of the attractiveness of this region to the international visitors.                                                                                                                                 

Kaori M.


Hi, My name Kaori, based in Kamakura and always love the beautiful historical and culture-rich city! I'm 100% sure you would love the great city by visiting Zen Buddhist temples, hiking within a tranquil nature walk, or even having a refreshing cycle ride along the Pacific Ocean and a lot more! Do let me know how you would like to spend a great day out in beautiful nature!                                                                                                                                 

Day Trips from Shimizu



Ellie C.

5 / 5
Sep 22, 2023

A beautiful day in Shimizu

My family and I had a wonderful day with Yasuko in Shimizu. We would 100% recommend her as a tour guide, she was very well organised and adaptable to our needs and always very responsive!

Yasuko Y.

Thank you so much for your good review. I'm really happy to hear that Ellie and your family enjoyed the tour. Especially, had a tea leaves picking experience, and could see a view of Mt.Fuji at Miho pine grove. I appreciate your cooperation. Enjoy the rest of your cruise trip in Japan.


Jacob L.

5 / 5
Aug 23, 2023

6 Stars for Service, Initiative and Knowledge

We had a day at Shimizu, Shizouka with Moto and it was absolutely pleasant. Being native to areas around Mt Fuji viewing sites, he facilitated the tour well, with added knowledge about the ritualistic and also technical aspects of appreciating the town and Mt Fuji. He also brought us to some of the places that were outside of our requested itinerary such as the Fujisan Hongu Sengen-Taisha Shrine and a few other places. These places were intendedly added by Moto so that we are able to appreciate the surrounding and understand the ascent of Mt Fuji in a wholistic way. What initiative, amazing! The driver that Moto arranged for us was extremely kind, safe and reliable. He would even stop by certain places when he sense that we would like to snap a shot. When we thought we would miss our last stop at nihondaira observatory due to limited time on our itinerary, Moto and the driver stretched our itinerary to ensure we could visit the place before going back to our cruise. We were really touched by their sincerity and effort to go the extra mile for us. All in all, I would rate Moto 6 stars if possible and please be assured to have him as your guide in Japan.

Motoyuki H.

Hi Jakob san, Thank you for so much detailed and praising review! Also, I spent a lovely day with you two. I appreciated your assistance to succeed the tour! I hope to see you again soon. When are you coming next? With my all regards. Moto

Ng M.

5 / 5
Aug 18, 2023

Mt Fuji Shizumi

very friendly and patience, responsible tour guide

Yasuko Y.

Michelle san Thank you so much for a good review. I'm delighted to hear that you all enjoyed my tour. It was quite a hot day, but you all were kind and cooperative. I hope you would be back in spring or fall sometime in the future. Yasuko


Janet B.

5 / 5
Apr 28, 2023

Tour of Shimizu and Mt Fugi

Our guide Yasuko was wonderful. She communicated timely and often leading up to our trip giving us confidence she would show up. She arrived early and was waiting for us with a perfectly planned itinerary. She said it would take 8 hours and return by 4pm. We arrived back at 4:02pm. She prepurchased all train and Shinkansen tickets which got us to private tours of a tea plantation, sake factory and wonderful authentic Japanese lunch. It couldn’t have been any better and Yasuko made our day great. Hope to see her again. Matane..

Yasuko Y.

Janet san & Rick san, thank you so much for the review of my tour. Luckily, we could see the views of Mt. Fuji often. I'm really happy to hear that you two had fun visiting the Fujinomiya area. Hope to see you in the future sometime. Enjoy your stay in Japan. Thanks again.

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