Private Guided Tour Rates
Half day 4-hour guided tour: Yen 31,000 (customized to your family or group's needs; NIE*)
3/4 day 6-hour guided tour: Yen 36,000 (customized; NIE*).
Full day 8-hour guided tour: Yen 45,000 (customized; NIE*).
Expenses & Cancellation Policy
1) The above rates are for up to 6pax; add 10% for each additional person. 2) These rates are for anywhere in Japan. 3) Our private guided tour rates include customized itineraries (with final approval by the client) and the services of a friendly English speaking guide. *4) These rates do not include expenses (NIE) such as car and driver, lunch, taxi, train or subway fares, temple entry, etc. You can easily keep expenses very low if you like to stroll and use public transportation (also great for people watching). If you require a quote with expenses included just let us know. 5) Cancellation policy: Seven days before the tour: 30%. Six to two days before the tour: 50%. The day before or the day of the tour: 100%. 6) Note: additional costs may apply in super peak season and for groups with special needs.
Digitally Guided Tour Pricing (smartphone bilingual PDF format)
Half day 4-hour digital tour: Yen 7,000/9pax (customized to your family or group's needs; NIE)
Full day 8-hour digital tour: Yen 15,000/9pax (customized; NIE*).
Special secret spot early morning and night digital tour: Yen 10,000 (customized; NIE*).
Self-Guided Tour prices include specific transport departure/arrival times, platforms, ticket costs, detailed guidance in Japanese/English, lunch/dinner suggestions, and all relevant travel phrases in Japanese and English. Example DGTs for both city tours and countrywide travel options available on request.
Consulting fees for special projects and clients
I charge Yen 7,000/hour for consulting work for some projects involving specialized travel in Japan including companies organizing conferences or important business trips to Japan and specialty requests to do with crafts, interviews, architecture; spiritual journeys . . . Please inquire: we love new projects!!!
Payment Methods Accepted
We accept payment by bank wire transfer and cash (Yen, dollars, euros). Some of our products and services require pre-payment.