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Tour Guide - Yuichi W.

Yuichi W.

4.50 / 5
(14 reviews)
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Available Areas

Fukui, Gifu, Toyama (Living), Kanazawa, Nagoya, Takayama, Shirakawago

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Languages

Japanese (Native), English

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Response Time

10 hours on average

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Availability Updated

5 days ago

Tour Categories

Nature & Outdoor

About Tour Guide Yuichi W.

Hello, I'm Yuichi, an English tour guide in Hokuriku region.

If you are thinking about traveling to historical places

such as Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go and Takayama, I am willing to offer a tour.

I can bring you to those popular destinations

from my base, Toyama city.

These are the examples of my tour:

Kanazawa - Shirakawago - Takayama

Takaoka - Gokayama - Shirakawago - Takayama

Toyama - Tateyama Kurobe Alipne Route - Omachi (Nagano Pref.)

During the tour I like to provide simple explanations about Japanese history,

and small tips for using the Japanese language on your request.

My interests are food, cooking, sake and wine

as well as Japanese novels and movies.

It would be possible to add those tastes to our tour

including a visit to local wineries, movie scenes, etc...

Finally, I will do my best to give you a pleasant stay.

Looking forward to seeing you in Hokuriku!


Tours

Kanazawa -Loop Bus Tourcover image

Kanazawa -Loop Bus Tour

Fukui
8 hours

This tour is the best for first-time travelers to Kanazawa.A one day pass (JPY 500) for city loop bus can cover MUST-SEE sites in the city.We start from and end at JR Kanazawa station, basically visiting 4 places such as Omicho Market, Nagamachi Samurai District, Kenroku-en Garden and Higashichaya-gai (Tea House Street ).

FROM$250/ per group
World Heritage Site Tour in Shirakawago & Gokayamacover image

World Heritage Site Tour in Shirakawago & Gokayama

Toyama
8 hours

Why not visit the old villages with A-shaped houses by World Heritage Bus and get relaxed in the rustic mood of those villages? Those villages were developed in Edo period (during 17-19 century) and registered as one of UNESCO's World Heritage sites in 1995.

FROM$250/ per group
Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route ticket with a guidecover image

Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route ticket with a guide

Toyama
10 hours

Why not Experience the excursion in Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route? The English speaking guide will arrange your ticket and will bring you to Murodo Plateau area and Kurobe Dam. You can enjoy viewing various scenic landscape through the whole route.

FROM$483/ per group
1 Day Round trip to Kurobe Gorgecover image

1 Day Round trip to Kurobe Gorge

Toyama
8 hours

Enjoy the journey with torokko (electrical train) to Keyakidaira. You can see many nature wonders including huge red bridges and one of the cleanest river in Japan, which are sandwitched by the deepest V-shaped gorge in Japan.

FROM$250/ per group
Experience Tour -Toyama's Masuzushi Museumcover image

Experience Tour -Toyama's Masuzushi Museum

Toyama
4 hours

A sushi-lover cannot miss the opportunity to visit this facility while staying in Toyama. Masuzushi is one of oshizushi (pressed sushi) well-known as the best local food in the city. In the museum, you can see the manufacturing process of masuzushi, learn how to make it and eat it. The museum also shows you the nationwide collection of the local bento boxes.

FROM$125/ per group
Canal Cruise from Kansui Park to Historic District in TOYAMAcover image

Canal Cruise from Kansui Park to Historic District in TOYAMA

Toyama
4 hours

Just 1 hour cruise will bring you from the modern looking park to the historic site of Iwase town, as well as the National Important Cultural Property, Nakajima lock, which is the highlight of the cruise and lets you feel the dynamism of the moving water elevator. At lunch, you can enjoy the local specialties such as sashimi, udon (wheat noodles) or tempura.

FROM$125/ per group

Yuichi W. Japan Tour Reviews

World Heritage Site Tour in Shirakawago & Gokayama

Yuichi was our guide for the day. He managed our tour to all 3 villages very well. We had a great time. Thank you Yuichi, we would not be able to enjoy the visit without you.

Leah S.

Hi Leah, so nice to hear from you again. I also would like to thank you for your warmest interest in my story at each sightseeing spot. If you have another chance to come to Kanazawa and Toyama, please do not hesitate to contact me again!

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Debbie P.

5 / 5
May 21, 2023

1 Day Round trip to Kurobe Gorge

Toyama
8 hours

Kurobe Gorge Tour

Yuichi was fantastic. He organised this private tour for us. Nothing was a problem. We had a great day, with a knowledgeable guide. We highly recommend Yuichi. If you want to see some spectacular scenery, Kurobe Gorge is worth the effort! We hope to catch up with Yuichi in the future and explore his home town of Toyama on our next trip. Thank you Yuichi for being such a great guide! Debbie, Chris, Jessie and Matt

Debbie  P.

Dear Debbie, Chris, Jessie and Matt, Thank you so much again for your warmest request on my guiding service! I was truely happy to guide you all to this historically important place in Toyama pref. You can contact me on my webpage anytime you need information about your travel in Japan. In addition to that, you are always welcome to my beautiful hometown, Toyama city. It surely offers amazing experience to you. Finally, I also hope you to spend greatest days with your precious family members in Kanazawa, Tokyo and singapore. Warm regards, Yuichi

Great time at Gokayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa

Yuichi-san has been a great help right from the trip preparation. I did not have much time to own research and I relied on Yuichi-san's fantastic suggestions and planning for the itineraries, bus routes & schedules, etc. During the trip, Yuichi kept track of the time to ensure that I did not miss any buses but at the same time not to miss any of the great spots to visit and to take photos. I also enjoyed the cultural and historical information of the places that we visited. Thanks Yuichi-san for making this trip a stress-free one for me right from the planning and on the tour days. Not even the rain/ice/snow at Gokayama and Shirakawago could stop you from ensuring me having a good trip.

Gary C.

Thank you so much for writing quick review, my friend gary-san and Jessica-san. I think I did make every effort to have you spend a pleasant stay in Hokuriku region, partly including a little compensation for your luggage inconvenience in Kanazawa ;) Anyway, I'm glad to hear from you that you've enjoyed the whole itinerary even in unsatisfying weather condition. I love both Indonesia and Singapore. So I would definitely like to visit both countries someday. When that happens, it would be so great to have me as a guest to your countries. Finally, best wishes for two of you and have a pleasant journey afterwards in Japan! Yuichi