If you prefer exploring local spot than visiting famous sightseeing spots,this tour is the BEST! .I myself traveled over 40 countries and now I finally found my home town
Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.
At your hotel in Osaka
Senkoji Temple to try meditation
Several Town museums ( sword,puzzle,japanese sweet, toy etc.. ) which operated by individual inhabitants
Beto Box for Lunch ( Try to order by yourself! I can help you )
Chatting with local people
Holly giant tree (1000 years old!)
A largest wooden shrine in Osaka
JR or Metro Hirano station
*You can feel Japan or Japanese closer than visiting touristic spots.
Because Hirano town is not commercialized.
*I grew up and live in Hirano town.So you can communicate with local people just like
* You might NOT to meet any foreigner or tourist during tour!
Guide fee,Hotel Pick up in Osaka city
Transportation fee( for you about JPY800 if in Osaka ),Bento Lunch( about JPY1000 / person+for you and guide),Tea or Coffee with sweets(JPY550 / person for you and guide)
*Please request the date first to check availability.
*Some town museums do not open all the time since owners operates their museum as volunteer work, not for money.
So I will ask them if they can open it on your requested day,then I will feed you back.
Please do not worry , they are all friends of me and they are friendly and cooperative.
*You are required to take your shoes off in some spots
*It will be convenient for you if you have some small coins to temple or shrine
( some 5 yen is the best for donation )
*This is walking tour
Hiromi was a wonderful tour guide. She picked us up at the cruise ship port on time and communicated frequently prior to the tour. She took us to all of the locations we requested and even made a few extra stops along the way. She even picked up public travel cards with the amount needed prepaid so we didn’t waste time. Her English was excellent and she even shared an evening dessert with us before dropping us off back at our cruise ship. Our tour was on Christmas and we were grateful she was willing to take us to Kyoto and back for the holiday. Would love to go back and tour with her again. She is truly a blessing!
Dear Lorraine, I was almost crying to find your review!! Your single word makes me impressed deeply!It was the greatest day for me too since you and your mother were so nice people and patient for my immature English.The best memory of the day for me was the "evening dessert" at small pub just before our tour ends.You and your mother were so friendly and always smiling which made me relax a lot.I learned a lot from you.Thank you very much for your very nice review and choosing me as your tour guide.I look forward to seeing you again some time.Please take care and stay healthy.Thank you again! Hiromi
She met be at hotel 15 minuets before the start of my first day in Osaka. She is a very nice friendly person who has traveled around quite extensively herself. We did a nigh walk of the food market . I mostly want to learn the food culture. She told me a lot of general Japanese customs. She took around Dotonbori St and some interesting out of the ways places . We got some Okonomiyaki for lunch. I would highly recommend HIROMI! It was the best thing I did was to have this tour as I had no idea what Japan would be like.
Dear Stew Welcome back to Canada and thank you very much for your kind review for me!! You are the elegant and kind person.I also learned something from you and could spend very nice time with you.I love your beautiful paintings ( I checked your site! ).I hope to see them at your art gallery some day! Please stay healthy and have a nice days! Hiromi
I had a wonderful day with Hiromi, she is a exellent guide. Hiromi showed me her home neighborhood with all its beautiful details in a very unique way. I learned so much about the Japanes culture and could experience the real Osaka life. Thank you so much!!! ARIGATO GOZAIMASHITA!! I highly recommend Hiromi.
Dear Esther Thank you very much for your wonderful review!! I was so happy when you booked my "local tour" since it was the first booking on Triple Lights who selected this tour.You are indeed nice lady so I wanted to make you enjoy more and more.. you experienced many things here, public bath,bento box, sword holding, meditation with head monk in local temple, maccha green tea,onigiri making,"Shopping mall"etc.. I am grad if you felt you were like our neighborhood during your trip.I will change tour title to “ Unique Local Tour in Hirano Old Town ” as you advised.Thank you very much for coming my small home town and I am looking forward to welcome you again in future.Regards,Hiromi
Hiromi showed us around Kyoto and Osaka. She is a very nice person and was able to handle all of our requests with great efficiency. We visited all the major sights with her and found her services to be excellent.
Dear Mr.Ashish Thank you very much for your review!!( I know you are a very busy person,thank you for your time ) You all were so beautiful family. Your requests were very clear and you have told me exactly what you want in advance. So it was not difficult to me to arrange tour. I hope to see you and your nice family some day. Please take care. Regards, Hiromi