Rieko T.

4.88
(25) reviews
 

Available Areas

Kanagawa, Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Nikko, Yokohama (Living)

 

Languages

English, Japanese (Native)

 

Response Time

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Availability updated

5 days ago

 

About

Hi, I am Rieko, you can call me Ricky. I am a National licensed English speaking tour guide.

I was born in Yokohama, the neighboring city of Tokyo, and have lived there for a long time. So, I know a lot about Tokyo and the surrounding cities, such as Yokohama, Kamakura, Hakone, and Nikko.

My favorite things to do are traveling and talking with people. I have traveled more than 30 countries in the world and talked with a lot of people worldwide. And it is fun to host people from all over the world.

Cooking and eating are also one of my favorite things to do. Japan has a unique and a great food culture, and it is a great pleasure if I can introduce you various kinds of food you have never eaten before, and help you enjoy your stay in Japan.

I have a lot of recommended destinations, yet flexible about them. I can make your own plan according to your requests. Let's enjoy a tour in Japan with me!

I am really looking forward to meeting you!

See you soon.

Tours

Customized tour in Tokyo

Tokyo
8 hours

Is it your first visit to Tokyo? Do you know places to go? Would like to make a tour in Tokyo as efficiently as possible? Do not worry! I will show you around a lot of good places in Tokyo. From Tsukiji fish market, Ginza, Harajuku, to the Imperial Palace. I will make a good plan for you. Let us enjoy Tokyo together. You can book a tour for 3 to 8 hours.

FROM$274/ per group

Kamakura one-day tour - end at Kamakura station-

Kamakura
7 hours

Are you interested in Zen Buddhism? Kamakura is the best place to go. There are many Zen Buddhist temples and you can enjoy maccha green tea in the temple's site or Zen vegetarian meal in a specified restaurant. The big Buddha is waiting for you sitting cross legged and putting both feet on his thighs. In the Komachi Dori shopping street, there are a lot of small shops full of attractive goods.

FROM$242/ per group

Azabu Walk and Tofu Making

Tokyo
4 hours

In the neighborhood of Tokyo tower, Azabu is very popular among young people for its various kinds of restaurants, bars and food shops. Let us strolling around Azabu enjoying street food and stopping by a tofu factory to enjoy tofu making experience.

FROM$146/ per group

Nikko World Heritage sight one day

Nikko
8 hours

Do you know the saying "Never say kekko (wonderful) before you see Nikko"? The famous Toshogu Shrine is surrounded by a vast forest where you can feel nature and eligible man-made beauty at the time. You can enjoy this harmony of nature and gorgeous Toshogu Shrine one day.

FROM$274/ per group

Kamakura half-day tour

Kanagawa
6 hours

For a quick tour of Kamakura, I suggest a 6 hour-tour. Kamakura is an ancient capital in Japan and the seat of the first military government of Japan. Choose three of the options as follows. Big Buddha, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine, Komachidori shopping street, Hokokuji temple, Jomyoji temple, Kenchoji temple, Meigetsuin temple

FROM$210/ per group

Tokyo shitamachi tour (old town walk)

Tokyo
8 hours

Are you interested in the culture of commoners in the Edo period (the feudal age 17th to 19th century), and how their life was? The Fukagawa and Ryogoku area has a lot of attractions you can learn and feel the commoners' life in the feudal age. The tour includes a beautiful garden, a shrine, an esoteric Buddhist temple and museums.

FROM$274/ per group

Reviews

Sharon B.

Feb 29, 2020

Old town tour extraordinary!

We shared a great visit to the Edo Tokyo museum, the Kiyosumi Gardens, the Fukuyama Fudodo temple with its dramatic fire ceremony and the Timioka Hachimangu shrine. Reiko met me where I was staying and educated me on ancient history as well as teaching me about how to get around the city. We did a lot but she paced the day perfectly with time to break for lunch and coffee with a river view. A memorable day, indeed!

Rieko T.

Dear Sharon san, Thank you very much for your wonderful and detailed review! I also enjoyed showing around the museum and the old town. Luckily, we had a beautiful weather, a special ceremony as well. Hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan with your son and daughter in law. Thank you again and wish all best for your first grand kid! Please send my best regards to your son and daughter in law. Rieko

Josephine M.

Jan 11, 2020

Perfect Day in Tokyo with Rieko

My family with two girls aged 7 and 8 and my 70 year old mother followed Rieko’s expert and kind guidance through the highlights of Asakusa and Tokyo, and we were so impressed by her professionalism, dedication, and patience! She is the perfect person to help introduce anyone to the incredible sights here. Rieko really wowed us with her service including helping to carry our shopping bag (since our arms were full with carrying our girls at times) and even taking beautiful pictures of us at the unforgettable Mori digital museum. We look forward to working with Rieko again and recommend her services highly!!!

Rieko T.

Josephine, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! I had a great time with your two cute girls and your very good family. Have a good time in Maihama and see you in Kamakura soon. Please send my best regards to your family. Rieko

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Peta M.

Jan 11, 2020

Our Tour with Rieko

Reiko took our family on a day tour of Tokyo on 26/12/2019. Reiko was polite, informative and spoke good English. We started the day at 9am and finished at 5pm. We covered many local sights in Tokyo including the sky tree, Tokyo Temple a trip on the water bus and my girls’ favourite, the Hedgehog Cafe. It was a great way to see some of Tokyo’s best attractions with minimal fuss.

Rieko T.

Peta san, Thank you for joining my tour, and sending warm words. I had a great time with you and your very cute and polite girls! I hope you had a fun time during the tour in Japan, but there are many places to go in and around Tokyo. Please come back some day again and enjoy other places in Japan. See you soon. Rieko

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Esther T.

Oct 30, 2019

Fascinating Nikko with Rieko

Rieko san was very responsive when I contacted her. She went out of her way to help me canvas and book a van for our tour. She was punctual and speaks good English. We told her that we are interested to see autumn foliage and she brought us to a beautiful place called Ryuzu Falls. She also brought us to a hotel that served great curry for lunch. Had a fun productive day with Rieko san.

Rieko T.

Esther san Thank you for your warm words. We were very lucky seeing Ryugu fall although it rained in other places. I am glad you liked it. We had a good time with a pretty driver, Luna san. I would be very happy if you come back to Japan with your husband soon. Please send Grace san my best regards. Rieko