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Kochi Golden Tour

Highlights

Hideo Y.

4.44(115) reviews
Kochi
English, Japanese (Native)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 50 people

Chikurinji Temple is designated as the 31st of the 88 Shikoku sacred sites pilgrimage.

Ryugado-cave is one of the 9 Selections of Stalactite Caves in Japan. Ryoma is selected one of the three most popular figures in Japanese history.

Facing the Pacific Ocean, the beach is known for a good spot to view the moon.

Kochi Castle is one of the 12 wooden castles.

Meeting Point

JR Kochi station or Kochi Shinko Port

09:50 AM

Ryugado Cave

It is one of the 9 Selection of Stalactite Caves in Japan.

You see a stalagmite, a limestone stela, a calcareous sinter rock and the like.

12:00 PM

Kochi Castle

Kochi Castle is one of the 12 castles built in the EDO period.

It is the only castle that main Palace stands.

02:40 PM

Katsurahama Beach

It is beautiful seashore and you see the statue of Sakamoto Ryoma, one of the top three famous heroes in Japan

03:30 PM

Godaisan Observatory

You can command a panoramic view of Kochi city; Central Wholesale Market, the Pacific Ocean and the like.

03:40 PM

Chikurinji temple

I think you see one of the most beautiful 5 story pagodas in Japan.

Ending Point

JR Kochi station or Kochi Shinko Port

What to Expect

・From Observatory, you see beautiful city landscape of Kochi city.

・You can see a beautiful five-storied pagoda in Chikurinji temple.

・In the Ryugao cave, We can see various kinds of limestones such as flower terrace, bridge of cloud, a jelly fish and the like.

・The statue of Sakamoto Ryoma stands in Katsurahama beach.

・You see the statue of Itagaki Taisuke in Kochi Castle. He is very famous for his leadership of the popular Rights Movement in the late 19th century.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

lunch, dinner, entrance fee and the like, please pay them on that day.

Important Information

I guide you Sapporo, Furano, Otaru, Hakodate in Hokkaido / Aomori in Hokuriku / Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Kagoshima in Kyushu / Kochi, Matsuyama in Shikoku / Tottori, Shimane, Kanazawa, Sakaiminato in Japan Sea side. Please get in touch with me!!

Thank you.

In Kochi city the public tranportation system is not well-developed, so we use a private taxi or a bus according to the nrmber of your group. Please send me the number of your group, then I'll send you the cost. Thank you.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Could you tell us how much transportation fee and entrance fee are ?

・We use a taxi or a bus in Kochi city depending on the number of your guests. After I received the number, I'll inform you the transportation fee.

・The entrance entrance fee is 1,420yen per person.

Reviews

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Alfonso S.

Oct 19, 2022

Good day in Kobe

We finalize our tour in Japan visiting Kobe with Mr. Hideo, who was very knowledgeable about that destination since he lived there for many years. Thanks for showing up the top spots and helping us finding after the tour the Pokémon toys for our grandchildren. Arigato Gosaimas.

Hideo Y.

Hello Alfonso I'm very happy to receive your message. I'm sure you enjoyed Kitano Ijinkan including Weather cock house, and sake tasting. I hope you come back to Japan again. Thank you, very much.

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Kyle S.

Oct 18, 2022

Kyoto and Nara with HIDEYOSHI

HIDEYOSHI is highly organized and timely. On the first day that we met him, he provided us with a daily time table of the planned itinerary as well as the expected transportation / food / admission costs. This was useful to get an idea of how much cash to have on hand each day. His English is quite good and he gave us valuable historical background on many Kyoto and Nara sites that we visited, which made us appreciate everything with a different perspective. We visited most of the famous sites as well as some off the beaten path locations. We ate tasty matcha tofu udon, kaiseki, yudofu, yuba, amazake, wagashi, daifuku, matcha and matcha sweets. We browsed around Nishiki market, the Nara shotengai, the Kiyomizu shops and slopes (be careful not to slip or lose either 3,2,1 years of your life - another fun fact we learned). We covered enormous ground in our couple of days, with tons of walking--definitely 10,000+ if not 20,000+ steps daily. HIDEYOSHI has no problem walking this much with you. It was a pleasure to walk the entire Philosopher's Path after seeing Ginkakuji. Of course in circumstances where it made more sense to take transportation we certainly did (bus, taxi, subway, Randen). Thank you HIDEYOSHI. We learned a lot.

Hideo Y.

Hi Kyle, I'm very happy to receive your message. I hope you enjoyed Kyoto tour. You liked matcha very much, especially sprinkled green tea that we had on Sannenzaka slope was the most delicious I've ever had. We walked on the philosopher's Path between Ginkakuji and Nanzenji. Next time I strongly recommend you visit Kyoto in Spring. I'm sure you can enjoy cherry blossom viewing on Philosopher's Path. Please imagine the looks that cherry blossom petals are floating on the Lake Biwa Canal. I live in Osaka, so when you visit Japan next time, I'd like to show you Osaka, different from Kyoto. Osaka is very interesting and unique city. I look forward to seeing you again. Thank you, Kyle.

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Brian T.

Apr 16, 2022

Well planned tour of Kyoto!

We had an excellent day with HIDEo YOSHIda. From our wishes he planned a tour, took us around town and showed us different sights of Kyoto. He is very knowledgable in many different areas so we learned a lot about Japanese culture and history. We can warmly recommend a day with HIDEo YOSHIda.

Hideo Y.

Hello Brian. I'm very glad to receive your good review. Today we visited Japanese gardens such as moss garden in Saihoji, Sogenchi garden in Tenryuji and Ninomaru garden in Nijo Castle. They gave us peaceful and fresh atmosphere. I'm going to do my best on guide for many years to come. Thank you. Best HIDEo YOSHIda

Pobparat A.

Aug 27, 2020

Excellent guide. Well prepared tour.

He is so friendly and very knowledgeable about local history and japanese mythology. His itinerary was well preplanned. I would not have been able to explore all the places we did on my own. Thanks Hideo san!

Hideo Y.

Hello Pobparat I'm very happy to receive your message. Favored by good weather, we could enjoy visiting Kumano three Grand Shrines such as Kumano Nachi Taisha, Hongu Taisha, and Hayatama Taisha. Furthermore we watched Nachi Waterfalls with a height of 133 meters, the longest drop in Japan. I look forward to your activities and success in your life. Thank you, Tua.

$301/ per group

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