Hideaki M.

4.75
(20) reviews
 

Available Areas

Chiba (Living), Kanagawa, Saitama, Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Nikko, Yokohama, Narita, Mount Fuji

 

Languages

English, Japanese (Native)

 

Response Time

1 hour on average

 

Availability updated

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About

Hello!

I’m Hideaki. Just call me “Mura” or “Mura-san”. “San” means “Mr.” or "Ms." in Japanese. I have a national tour guide license in English.

I have guided for 149 days (455 guests) in 2018 and 170 days (501 guests) in 2019.

I have experiences to live in the following cities on business.

- Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Four years

- Nantong (China) One and half years,

- Jakarta (Indonesia) One and half years

- Baton Rouge (Louisiana, USA) Two years.

My hobbies are playing golf, listening classical music and watching football.

My basic policy as a tour guide is to entertain my guests with my best hospitality. I really like to see my guests smiling. I myself also enjoy chatting with my guest about not only a general explanation about Japanese culture and history but everything based on my experiences and hobbies.

Let’s enjoy a wonderful tour in Japan !

Tours

Exciting Tokyo - One Day Tour

Tokyo
8 hours

We will visit several places in Tokyo where you can experience traditional and modern Japan in one day. Please select some places from the list below or just let me know what kind of attractions you are interested in, then I will propose a one-day tour itinerary for you. This tour is so flexible that we can change our itinerary depending on your interests. If you are Muslim, we can visit Tokyo Camii mosque and Halal restaurant.

FROM$257/ per group

Exciting Nikko - One Day Tour from Tokyo

Nikko
10 hours

Nikko is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Japan. The Shrines and Temples in Nikko were designated as a world cultural heritage in 1999. In this tour, we will visit following sightseeing spots. - Shinkyo Bridge - Rinnoji Temple - Toshogu Shrine - Futarasan Shrine - Taiyuin Mausoleum

FROM$303/ per group

Exciting Mt. Fuji - One Day Tour from Tokyo

Mount Fuji
11 hours

Mt. Fuji was designated as a World Heritage in 2013. Especially, Lake Kawaguchi is the most popular place to view Mt.Fuji. We will visit three viewing spots. - Arakurayama Sengen Park - Mt. Kachikachi Ropeway or Cruising at Lake Kawaguchi - Oshino Hakkai

FROM$333/ per group

Exciting Hakone - One Day Tour from Tokyo

Hakone
10 hours

Hakone is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Japan with beautiful sceneries and 20 kinds of hot springs. Take a Shinkansen (a bullet train) from Tokyo. After that, a mountain train that runs through valleys, a ropeway that allows you to view beautiful Mr. Fuji on a sunny day and cruising at Lake Ashi.Owakudani is the place where you can see the real volcanic activity.

FROM$303/ per group

Exciting Tokyo - Online Tour

Tokyo
1 hour

This is a two-way communication online tour using Skype Conference System. Based on the itinerary, some pictures and videos of sightseeing spots will be shown on your computer, and I will explain them. Basically, we will visit five sightseeing spots in Tokyo, but this tour is so flexible that we can change our itinerary depending on your interests.

FROM$9/ per group

Exciting Mt. Fuji - Online Tour

Mount Fuji
1 hour

This is a two-way communication online tour using Skype Conference System. Based on the itinerary, some pictures and videos of sightseeing spots will be shown on your computer, and I will explain them. We will visit three of the most popular Mt. Fuji viewing spots.

FROM$9/ per group

Reviews

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Inez N.

Nov 10, 2019

Attentive guide

Hikeaki showed up at our hotel lobby early. He was very well prepared. He is attentive and gracious and will match his pace to what his clients like, which is nice. He showed us all the interesting aspects of Nikko. We enjoyed his company and felt well taken care of.

Hideaki M.

Inez-san, Thank you very much for your review. I’m very glad to hear that you enjoyed the Nikko tour. I also had a good time talking with you and your sisters. Especially, your sister invented a new Japanese cuisine. That is Tonkatsu Udon. Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

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M Y.

Sep 27, 2019

Visiting Hakone with Confidence

Hideaki San is indeed very professional, prompt with correspondence, detailed in his itineraries, and accurate in his estimate of out of pocket expenses, just like what others said. He is gentle, caring, and knows how to lead us well. Among the nine of us, some wanted to linger around taking photos while others could not wait to move on. Hideaki San managed that. Ours was a one day tour in Hakone. We started out from Tokyo. Later, we enjoyed the cruise on Lake Ashinoko, the view of Mount Fuji, the Hakone Komagatake Ropeway, walking the trail to Mototsumiya Shrine, and the stroll through the Open Air Museum. At the end of the day, Hideaki San gave us instructions on how to get to our ryokan and saw us off at the bus stop. We are very pleased and highly recommend him to anyone.

Hideaki M.

Myra-san. Thank you very much for your review. As your family is so nice, I also shared a pleasant time. We were so lucky that day that we could view beautiful Mt. Fuji together with Lake Ashi. Actually, it’s often foggy and cloudy there. Did you enjoy hot spring that night? Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

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R ramesh B.

Sep 5, 2019

Niko and Mt Fuji

Hideaki is a very professional guide with excellent manners. He answered every question that we asked prior to our visit very promptly. He is a very detailed person and he gave us complete details of every expense that we are likely to incur apart from the guide fees with accurate details. He speaks well and quite easy to communicate and does not hurry you up while gently hinting the time limits at various places. He talked a bit about the culture of Japanese while at the same time contrasting with other cultures. He is quite flexible and was very helpful to getting us tickets for return to airport , money exchanges, showing us the easiest way to reach the express bus stand , how to reach by the easiest way to the hotel from airport ( though he was not the guide for that), how to take a mobile wifi etc. More than happy to recommend him to anyone and in fact would be our choice again for any further trips for us or for our friends

Hideaki M.

Ramesh-san. Thank you very much for your review. I hope you enjoy the tours to Nikko and Mt. Fuji. I also had a good time chatting with you and your wife. We were very lucky that we could see a full view of Mt. Fuji. Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

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Jeffrey M.

Jun 10, 2019

Our Guide to Fujiyama

Hideaki was a stellar guide from the very beginning as he helped us organize the lengthy transportation towards Mount Fuji. To each site that we stopped and each meal we had he never stopped being respectful and supportive to our experience. Hideaki was easy to talk to and a great person to spend our final day in Tokyo with. He was a wonderful guide.

Hideaki M.

Jeffrey-san. Thank you very much for your review. As your family is so nice, I also shared a pleasant time. I think we enjoyed a peaceful time at the Mt. Fuji viewing spots, even though we, unfortunately, were not able to see a full view of Mt. Fuji. Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama