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Kagoshima Senganen Garden and Izakaya tour


Kagoshima
6 Hours
up to 5 people
English ( Business ), Japanese ( Native )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

First, we go to Senganen Japanese Garden. There are a museum, a residence of local leaders built in the 19th century and its garden created in the 17th century. We can enjoy the view of the garden and history of Kagoshima. Also you can get to know how local leaders aren’t their time there. After visiting Senganen, we explore Tenmonkan downtown area for one hour and see traditional or local shops there. Then, we go to local Izakaya(Japanese style bar restaurant) to enjoy local cuisine and chat.

Itinerary

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  • 15:00 Meet with a guide.

  • 15:30 Senganen Japanese Garden

  • 18:00 Tenmonkan downtown area

  • 19:00 Izakaya

  • 21:00 end of tour

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Departure & Return

Starting time 3:00 PM
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point At your hotel

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

-guide fee
-hotel pick-up
-taxi fee to Senganen Japanese Garden

What‘s not included

-transportation fee ( you and the guide for bus from Senganen Garden to Tenmonkan downtown area)
-admission fee for Senganen garden@¥1500-/1person
-food and drink at Izakaya about@¥5000-/1person

Important

I'm managing my availability from March, 2021. It will be updated very soon.

If the weather is not favorable, the duration could change or I might offer alternatives.
If there are any variables such as traffic problems, the duration could change.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

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Will there be other tourists in my tour?

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Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

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I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 11 )
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Natsuko Natsuko Japan
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ I will definitely visit Sakurajima. ”

She was very well prepared, even for questions. This is a very interesting tour for everyone, people with interest in nature, science, food, photography, or onsen. The tour was enjoyable, well organized, informative and persuasive. Mikiko gave clear explanations in fluent English. She has a good sense of humor. I will definitely visit Sakurajima!

Mikiko:

Dear Natsuko, Thank you for the wonderful feedback! I really appreciate it!! I’m very happy to know you like it. Please come and stay on Mt.Sakurajima with your friends and enjoy the energy of the volcano ^ ^ Best regards, Mikiko

Janet Janet United States
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Great communicator and tour! ”

We recently did the “Online experience: Furoshiki Lesson and Stroll Historical Area” with Mikiko. We have a unique connection to Kagoshima in that we have a dear friend who lives there. Ayano was a foreign exchange student who stayed with us in the summer of 1987. Ayano is the person who does the Furoshiki lesson and she is a Kimono master. Mikiko is super easy to communicate with both online (written communication) and on the virtual tour (verbal communication). The Furoshiki lesson was learning how to utilize the ancient custom of using squares of cloth to wrap items and carry items. Mikiko translated as Ayano demonstrated and I now know how to wrap a gifts that will amaze my friends, since I’m not known to be very crafty! Our walk to the Kagoshima Castle was quite nice. I loved l... read more

Mikiko:

Thank you, Janet! I'm very happy to have you this virtual tour and reunion of you and Ayano! When you visit Kagoshima, I would be definitely happy to take you many interesting and cultural places with teacher Ayano!! Let's take a walk in Kimono with a furoshiki bag! I'm very looking forward to meeting you some day in the near future!!

ian Ian Australia ( Solo )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ local research ”

I had Mikiko undertake some research for me in the Kagoshima area . Her English is excellent and she had valuable local contacts . She kept me well informed . I was really happy with what she did for me . Thanks

Mikiko:

Dear Ian, Thank you for such wonderful review! I’d like to show my appreciation for giving an opportunity to have such a fascinating job. If you have a chance to come to Kagoshima, please let me know and guide you to places which are related to this research. Best wishes, Mikiko

john John United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Great Tour ”

We had a great tour with Mikiko. We saw the garden and the volcano erupted for us. I'm short of internet minutes or I would write a lot more. I highly recommend Mikiko as a guide.

Mikiko:

Dear John, Thank you for the great review! That was perfect timing to see the eruption of the volcano! I’m so happy to know you enjoyed it. I hope your trip continues safely and you and your friends have fantastic time! Thank you very much for having a tour with me. Best regards, Mikiko

Molly Molly United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Great day in Kagoshima ”

We had a fantastic day in Kagoshima with Mikiko-san. She took us to the beautiful Sen fan en Gardens, then to a wonderful lunch in downtown Kagoshima; her English is excellent she’s very pleasant, well-informed, and charming. It couldn’t have been better! Highly recommended!

Mikiko:

Dear Molly, Thank you for such wonderful review!! I’m very happy to have a tour for you! It was a beautiful day and we really enjoyed the view very much. And I’m very happy to know you like the lunch in downtown. I hope you bring fun and wonderful memories in Japan back to your country ! And someday please come back to Japan!! Thank you for choosing me as a guide. If I have another chance to do it for you, I would be very thrilled!! Best regards, Mikiko

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