Kyoto Private Guide! English Guided Tour!

Find your own Japan and Kyoto! English Guided Highlight Tour

         Welcome to Japan, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara!  

  Enjoy Various Colors of Kyoto in each season!  

In Kyoto there are various kinds of MUST to visit and experience in each season with different appeal. I'm offering a private tour in Kyoto/Osaka/Nara through the year, offering an unique, caring, knowledgeable and energetic tour for overseas tourists. Happy to make your Japan travel more memorable and meaningful, introducing what is 'Real Life in Japan'  including great World Heritage sites and secret Off-the Beaten Local Paths!

See Highlight Tour HERE



    Any Customize Tour at 24000 Yen 

((Per day/Group, not per person)



  • Please tell me where to go, what to do if you have, or I can give you the highlight plan. 
  • The tour duration is about 8 hours (9am to 5pm)
  • Start at the lobby of your hotel (or at Kyoto station depending on your travel schedule)
  • The fee includes any advice for Accommodations/Transportations/Event Tickets and Travel Tips before your departure. Please ask me anything about your Japan travel. 
  • Please prepare for the guide fee in cash at the end of the tour
Make your Japan travel Memorable and Unforgettable!


Traditional Higashiyama, Kiyomizu, Gion, Fushimi Inari, Arashiyama 

If your visit to japan is first time, Highlight Plan is the perfect plan for you.  

Hozu River Boat Tour & Torokko Train in Arashiyama

 >>> pictures


Sake Tasting at Fushimi, an Ancient Kyoto Sake Brewery

Kyoto Private Onsen & Lunch - Day Trip to Yunohana Onsen 






                                          Kyoto Weather


Autumn Colors at Mt.Fuji on 2nd Nov 2012






Special Night Light-Up Temple Tour! 18:30-20:00 (until Dec 8th)

Meeting at the hotel lobby, Enjoy Special Autumn Night! 

Tea Ceremony (60mins)

Authentic Tea Ceremony by TeaMaster

Autumn Colors (November)

Kyoto Sakura (April)


Winter Special (January)


Kyoto Summer Cool Kibune (Aug)

Maiko Sunset Private Tour

Enjoy special private time with Maiko in Gion * Traditional Dance & Japanese Harp performance by Maiko / Green tea & Gion game together with Maiko (20:00-21:30)


Kyoto Local Sake

Takao Riverbank Dinner Summer Cool Plan (17:15-20:00) until 28th of Sep

Kaiseki Dinner & Maiko Dancing * Shuttle bus service from Kyoto station/major Hotel's lobby

Arashiyama Local Food (Kobayashi)

Katsu Donburi (Rice Bowl with cooked egg and Pork as topping)

Guide Profile


Tour guide in Kyoto/Osaka/Nara
Speaking fluent English, offering various tours
over 200 for three years many tourists from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, NZ, Korea, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Phillipine, etc... Want your trip more impressive? Happy to hlep for honey moon couple, family travelling, graduation trips, etc...


  • "Satoko kindly sent such lovely pictures. Our time in Kyoto was extra special to us all as Satoko was able to bring the city alive for us with her explanations and exposure to pa..."
    Leith, Australia, Apr 2014
    Kyoto Geisha Show and Highlight tour
  • "Satoko was very pleasant and accommodating. She gave lots of extra help in purchasing tickets and finding my round the subways and train stations. I was very appreciative and th..."
    Jennifer, Australia, Mar 2014
    Kyoto Osaka Nature Experience!
  • "My family and I were very happy to have Satoko san as our personal tour guide at Osaka and Kyoto. She is really nice, informative and looked after us. She also recommended us ve..."
    Chan , Malaysia, Mar 2014
    Kyoto Osaka Highlight tour