Experienced local taxi drivers will cordially show you around the area so that you can visit both must-see and hidden sightseeing spots and enjoy local food.
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Feel free to personalize this offer.
At your hotel in Otsu (Shiga)
You can customize the itinerary by requesting different places in Otsu (Shiga)
At your hotel in Otsu (Shiga)
This tour will take you to famous historical sites and sightseeing spots in the area.
The driver will also give you information about nice local restaurants.
Car, Non-English Speaking Driver, Fuel, Hotel pickup and drop-off
entrance fee, meals, parking fee, highway fee, ferry fee, hotel for driver (if multiple day)
・The drivers cannot speak English.
・The tour price doesn't include admission fee, toll fee, meals, or lodging.
・If the tour itinerary requires an overnight stay, the guest is requested to pay the lodging expense of the driver.
・When the drop off point is different from the pick-up point, the guest is possibly requested to pay the toll fee for the taxi to return if necessary.
It depends on the car/ bus size as follows:
Taxi (sedan: 4, jumbo: 9)
Bus (micro: 17, small: 24, medium: 34, big: 45)
Under 12, 3 children are counted as 2 adults, 2 children are counted as 2 adults and 1 child is counted as 1 adult.
*Infants are also counted in the total no. of passengers.
It depends on the taxi company (it is not an obligation to provide a child seat in a taxi). Please leave notes (the age of the child is necessary) in the request form upon booking.
It depends on the luggage size and the no. of passengers. The normal sedan taxi has a fuel tank in its trunk, so please be advised that the trunk is smaller than of a normal car.
The customer is requested to complete booking process (with payment) 3 days before the tour date at the latest.
During high seasons (spring and fall in Japan), all of the cars in our stock usually get reserved, so please make a reservation well before hand.
We accept your request via messages. If it is at short notice, we might charge extra fee for the arrangement.
It is not possible to change the starting time at short notice.
Please send us a message or book a tour on our activity list.
No. Please kindly pay the toll fee by cash on site where necessary.
It includes driver fee, fuel fee and tax. Parking fee, toll fee, deadhead toll fee and ferry fare are excluded, so please kindly pay by cash on site.
Deadhead toll fee is toll fee for a taxi to go to the meeting point before the tour and to return to the company garage after the tour (only if it has to take a toll road). Ferry fare means passenger fare and taxi carriage fare if the route includes ferry transportation during the tour. (passenger fare of the driver is included in the carriage fare)
Please bring the printed booking confirmation so that the driver can identify you upon meeing. If it's impossible to print it out, please take notes of reservation no., boarding date, company's name and its phone number on your memo. Or you can show the booking confirmation on your smartphone.
In the case of the hotel pick-up, please wait in the hotel lobby. The driver will come and pick you up. In the case of airport/ station pick-up, the driver will welcome you holding a board with the guest's name at the arrival/ ticket gate. If the pick-up place is not the arrival/ ticket gate, we will notify the guest in advance.
The driver will wait max. 30min if the train/ plane is being delayed. If you are running late due to personal reasons and we can't contact you within 10min of the meeting time, your reservation will be cancelled. If we can contact you, the taxi meter will run until your arrival and you will be requested to pay for the fare additionally.
Please kindly call the operation company on your booking confirmation or us (our business hours are 9am-6pm on weekdays).
In the case of sightseeing tours, the driver is supposed to give a guided tour, but it will be provided mainly by English materials such as a brochure and pamphlet due to the language limitation of the driver. In the case of airport/ station transfer and a bus tour, no tour will be offered.
Please kindly ask the driver. There is a possibility that your request cannot be met.
Please kindly ask the driver. Please be advised that the tour fee is not refundable.
If it's a foldable wheelchair, a taxi can carry it in its trunk. In the case of an electric one, availability of taxis with wheelchair lifts are limited to certain areas, so please kindly send us an inquiry.
It is usually not acceptable (depending on the taxi company), but guide/ service dogs are exempted. If you have one in your group, please leave request notes upon booking.
Excellent service. Driver on time. Would use this service again. Keith
Both drivers were excellent,showed up on time,drove safely in heavy traffic and overall made our trips a great experience. Alton Watson
Dear Alton, Thank you for your high evaluation. I will transfer your message to the driver. Best regards, Fujiwara
Our driver came to the Diamond Princess terminal to look for us. His name is Mr Kumagai and he is very courteous. The passenger van is big and comfortable. We are happy with the transfer service.