SASEBO High Lights

Day Trip

Yukihiro (Hero)行博

4.78(9) reviews
Nagasaki
English, Japanese (Native)
5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

Visit the high light sightseeing spots in SASEBO. Tour time will be flexible from 5 to 8 hours depends on the numbers of highlight spots which you visit. Customer can choose highlight spots to visit. I can change the itinerary as you want based on this tour plan and propose new plan before your booking. Some spots need admission fee.

Itinerary

Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.

Meeting Point

At your hotel or somewhere in Sasebo city, in the case of the remote area from Sasebo, meet-up fee will cost more, and waste your time, too.

KUJYUKUSHIMA CRUISE(optional):

Pleasure ship cruise through the beautiful sea of KUJYUKUSHIMA

MILITARY BAY CRUISE (optional):

60min Cruise in SASEBO bay, passing by various U.S. & Japanese Navy ships, Civilian ship building dogs, U.S. Navy facilities, JMSDForce facilities, Japan Coast Guard facilities in close distance.

TENKAIHO LOOKOUT(standard):

Very popular lookout point for KUJYUKUSHIMA. Great islands view from the lookout

FUNAKOSHI LOOKOUT(optional)):

Great islands view from the lookout

ISHIDAKE LOOKOUT(standard):

Great islands view from the lookout

YUMIHARIDAKE LOOKOUT(optional):

Good place to take over view of SASEBO city, highest lookout point in Sasebo

NAGAKUSHIYAMA LOOKOUT(optional):

Depend on the season which you visit, you can be seen both full bloom of azalea and islands at the same time.

M.S.D.F. SASEBO Military Museum(optional):

Military museum of Japanese Navy and MSDF history

UMI-KIRARA AQUARIUM(optional):

Aquarimu focuses on the marine creatures live around KUJYUKUSHIMA islands

MORI-KIRARA ZOO & Botanical garden(optional):

unique water tank for penguins, Succeeded breeding TSUSHIMA wild cat(National natural monument)

MIURA-MACHI Cathoric Church(optional):

90 years old Chathoric church, a landmark of SASEBO

HARIO COMM Tower (standard):

【War ruin】Observe Comm towor ruin of WW2

SASEBO GOBANGAI Complex (standard):

Shopping, eating and free time

SANKACHO-YONKACHO ARCADE (optional):

Longest straight Shopping Arcade street in Japan(960m). Shopping free time

TONO Market town (optional):

Old traditional local market. Shopping free time, partially air-raid shell market

Ending Point

At your hotel or somewhere in Sasebo city, in the case of the remote area from Sasebo, you will be charged extra fee for guide transportation.

What to Expect

Model Itinerary

★Standard course(5h):

★Full course(Max:8h):

Through this tour, you can observe great view of KUJYUKUSHIMA islands from several lookouts, understand the NAVY history of SASEBO, enjoy the shopping, eating in the local shopping center and market, optionally experience KUJYUKUSHIMA islands cruise, visit a popular aquarium and zoo.

The tour itinerary mentioned above can be changed depend on the guest's requests, so tour time may be longer or shorter between 5h to 8h.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee(4000×5=20000JPY)

What‘s not included

meet-up fee(Sasebo: 1500JPY), admission fee, parking fee and meal fee

※rental car costs(more than 5pax: if used)

Important Information

I'm very flexible. If you inform me early enough, about 1week at least 72 hours and more beforehand, I may manage to accept your requests. During the tour, my coverage areas are mainly poor public transportation area, so mostly use a private vehicle(4 adult guests Max), it is easy to travel and free to move. Free Wi-Fi(2.4GHz, 5GHz) and AC100V/DC5V, DC12V charger are available in the car. I don't charge for the vehicle operation (only request you to pay parking fee and toll road fee on site, if used). The private vehicle can take 4 adult guests max. If you are 5 adults and more, need to rent a rental car. I have a professional drivers license, I can drive most of types vehicle. Depends on the numbers of customer, I rent a suitable size car and drive instead of you during the tour. I drive as a designated driver. In this case, you have to pay for all cost for the rental car (Rental fee, insurance, fuel, toll road, parking fee, etc). My coverage areas are Nagasaki, Saga and Fukuoka prefecture. But I live in near Omura city in Nagasaki pref., so depend on where I go to meet you(meet-up), I will request you to pay Meet-up fee(real transportation cost to and from the meeting spot) in cash on site. It is showed 3000JPY on my pricing page. But meet-up fee will be different price based on the transportation fee from where I stay. I will inform you meet-up fee in your proposal tour plan before your booking. Here are basic meet-up fee on each area, Ohmura city is Free, Sasebo city is 1,500JPY, Nagasaki city is 3,000JPY, Saga ,5,000JPY and Fukuoka 8,000JPY. I try to choose cheapest way, but If meet-up fee costs more than 8,000JPY, I may not accept your tour request. But if you don't care high meet-up fee(more than 8000JPY), I go anywhere as far as I can. I am working in both Nagasaki and Okinawa, working 2 places about the half and half days of a month. I had lived in Okinawa for 8 years until March 2018 and I am qualified and registered as a Okinawa Prefectural interpreter tour guide . On my schedule calendar, available days means that I stay in Nagasaki, on the contrary, unavailable days means I am in Okinawa(mostly), so I might be able to guide you in Okinawa. If you intend to have a private tour in Okinawa, please visit my another account page of TripleLights(Nagasaki, Saga and Fukuoka area), there is another job schedule calendar there. One of my hobby is handmade Japanese Soba noodles. I can teach you how to make Japanese Soba. Soba is made of buckwheat flower, one of Japanese traditional healthy low calorie food. I hope you don't have back wheat allergy. Making Handmade Soba and Tempura Experience activity has been showed on my original tour list. Please try it.

On Sunday morning, almost all churches have MASS, so might not be able to observe inside.

Meet-up time can be coordinated after your booking. Meet-up fee(1500JPY) will be requested in cash on site

Admission fee in some facilities and lunch are not included in guiding fee, so you need to pay on site in cash. If you want me to go inside toll facilities for translation, you will pay for my admission fee, too(mostly I can enter by free of charge).

I can managed to shorten the tour time until 4 hours(minimum), but the tour will be invaluable one, just a driving, so I cannot guarantee the tour quality.

We might not be able to observe inside of the churches because of the church condition(Sunday MASS, special event, etc...).

4 or less guests can move by my car(5 adults Max, no charge for vehicle operation, you pay only parking and toll road fee, if used), but 5 and more guests have to use a rental car and pay for all cost. It costs 5,000 to 10,000JPNYen in total for one day normally, but depends on the type of the car. I inform you estimated rental car cost in the proposal tour plan before your booking.

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

How can we move to the destinations? How much does it cost?

4 and fewer guests can move by my car, no charge for vehicle operation (including fuel and insurance) you pay only parking and toll road fee, if used), but 5 and more guests have to use a rental car and pay for all cost. It costs at least 5,000JPNYen in total for one day normally, but depends on the type of a car. I inform you estimated rental car cost in the proposal tour plan before your booking.

Can you start the tour from different city?

It is possible within my covering area, but your meet-up fee costs more, it depends on my transportation fee, and also waste your time, so I don't recommend you meet-up in remote area from SASEBO.

Reviews

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Geraldine T.

Nov 27, 2019

6 hours in Nagasaki

Yukihiro our tour guide is very friendly and knowedgable so far with all things that we’ve asked him, especialy about history and localities. We also felt comfortable with him as our tour guide.

Yukihiro (Hero)行博

Dear Geraldine, I am so happy to be evaluated greatly as your comment. I feel sorry that we couldn’t go Mt. Inasa outlook because of unexpected construction on the route. Please try again at night in the future, you will be able to observe the one of 3 greatest night view of Japan. Hero

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Cessy T.

Nov 12, 2019

Nagasaki 4hr tour

Great tour with Hero. Anything you'd ask, he replies. 4hr is really jampacked and no problem with communication. :)

Yukihiro (Hero)行博

Thank you very much for high evaluation, Cessy ! This time was short tour, so couldn’t visit many places. I hope you to stay Nagasaki longer next time. Hero

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Marius Mjøs

Sep 17, 2019

Awsome custom tour

We had an awsome full day with Hero, he was literally our hero. He fixed a custom tour at our request, following alot of the coast and scenic spots around Kjukushima, Sasebo, and Omura bay. His local knowledge is excelent and his English is good. Expect a jovial host, which is always smiling, and a dash of humor. Will recommend! ? ?

Yukihiro (Hero)行博

Dear Marius, Thank you very much for great evaluation. I appreciate early evaluation on the way of your tour. I could take you many places as many as I could, but made you tired because of long driving. I drove more than 600km in a day!! Actually this is my first meeting with Norwegians who talk to. During the tour I could have a lot of conversation with you so that I understood lot about Norwegian culture, terrain, food, climate, custom, vegetation and so on. I have never been to Norway, but now I am so interested in your country. My view of knowledge was expanded. Take care and enjoy rest of days in Japan. Hope to see you in Norway someday. Hero

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Hieng L.

Aug 10, 2019

1 day tour in Sasebo

He plan a great schedule. He picked the locations i needed to see. His English are good, easy to communication. he also kept me on schedule. Excellent service provided by Mr.Yukihiro. I will highly recommend Yukihiro. Thanks

Yukihiro (Hero)行博

Hello Hieng!! Thank you very much for great evaluation for me. Next time I will show you around Unzen and Nagasaki. There are many good natural Onsen in Unzen. Okinawa is my another hometown. When you visit Japan again, free to ask me. Yukihiro

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