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  • Fukuoka: Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

    1. Fukuoka: Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

    Discover Fukuoka on a fully customizable private tour. This dynamic city is home to many historical temples and is famous for its unique food culture. Choose what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and the local partner will arrange a tour to suit you. Example 6-hour Itinerary: Meet your guide at your hotel in Fukuoka and first head to Ohori Park and Fukuoka Castle Ruins. Take a stroll through the large park and visit the Japanese-style garden at the south end of the park. Continue to Fukuoka Tower where you can admire fantastic views of the ocean and Hakata. Enjoy lunch at Ramen Stadium where you browse eight famous stalls that serve different styles of ramen from across Japan. Take a short ride via public transportation and visit the Dazaifu Tenman-gū shrine. Walk through the grounds surrounded by the lush forests and see the...

  • Nagasaki: Private Tour with Local Guide

    2. Nagasaki: Private Tour with Local Guide

    Discover Nagasaki on a fully customizable tour. Choose what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and the local partner will arrange a tour to suit you. Start your day by meeting your guide at your hotel, then choose to sites you wish to visit depending on your interests. Example 6-hour Itinerary: Meet your guide at your hotel in Nagasaki and first visit Nagasaki Peace Park. See the Peace Statue, a symbol of the city and of world peace. Walk through Nagasaki Hypocenter Park built on the site of the epicenter of the blast, and see the poignant cenotaph and the surviving wall of the Urakami Cathedral. Visit the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and learn more about the bombing of the city and subsequent efforts to promote peace between nations. See a variety of historic exhibits and poignant artifacts which were recovered in subsequent yea...

  • Fukuoka: Personalized Experience with a Local

    3. Fukuoka: Personalized Experience with a Local

    Discover Fukuoka as you would if you were visiting a friend who lived there. Explore the city with a local guide who will make you feel like they’ve known you and their city forever. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Whether you want to see some of the most famous shrines and temples or shop until you drop in the unique Tejin underground shopping mall, your host will create a personalized experience just for you. Discover off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods where you can really immerse yourself in the culture and taste authentic cuisine. See the highlights, immerse yourself in the culture and live like a local for a day as you stroll through the city, discovering its rich culture, history and food scene. With your thoughtfully-matched host by your s...

    Lovely way to see the city in the eyes of a local. We had a 4 hour walking tour and even though it was a very wet day, we enjoyed every moment. We say many sights, tried lots of different snacks and took it all the city had to offer. Our guide was very courteous, friendly and went out of her way to help us out with restaurants bookings and recommendation, even after our tour with her had ended.

  • From Nagano: Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route

    4. From Nagano: Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route

    Meet your guide at JR Nagano Station and board the tour bus to begin your journey to the fabled Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route. Arriving at Ogisawa Station around 10:15, prepare for your ascent before boarding the Kanden Tunnel trolley bus at 11:00, the first of a variety of mountain transports you will utilize to reach the summit. Your first stop is the Kurobe Dam. Constructed between 1956 and 1963, this immense structure required the labor of up to 10 million people and is Japan's highest dam. A source of national pride and emblematic of man's attempts to conquer nature, enjoy some time to admire the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains before starting the next leg of your journey toward the summit. Next, head to the Tateyama Ropeway. Spanning 1700 meters, you will be transported upward to the final stop of Daikanbo, before taking the final trolley bus to Murodo. At 2450 meters...

  • Fukuoka: 8-Hour Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

    5. Fukuoka: 8-Hour Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

    Experience Fukuoka on this city walking tour with a local guide. Learn about the city's origin and history, and decide where to go in a tour tailored to your needs and interests. After booking, you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host who will communicate with you and suggest an itinerary to help you discover Fukuoka. Freely choose the locations and sites you want to visit based on your guide's recommendations. You can check out the city's main sites like the Fukuoka Castle and the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine. Wander through the underground malls for your shopping fix, or head above ground to the ACROS Building to see a spectacular rooftop garden offering stunning views of Fukuoka's cityscape. Another option is to stop by historic sites like the Sumiyoshi-jinja Shrine, which is dedicated to pr...

  • Fukuoka: Private Full-Day Guided Tour

    6. Fukuoka: Private Full-Day Guided Tour

    Meet your personalized guide at your hotel to start your tour. Be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Together with your host, hop on a bus and travel 15 minutes into Fukuoka’s lively city center. You could choose to explore the city’s up-and-coming otaku scene at Marble Choco, a store dedicated to dollhouse furniture. Alternatively, you could explore the Daimyo neighborhood, a hub of trendy shops, urban culture, and hipster cafes. Head to restaurant-lined Ropponmatsu, where you’ll have your pick of intimate izakaya and tonkotsu ramen joints. Then, you could stroll through the lush Ōhori Park, or head west via subway to Nishijin’s traditional shop-lined streets, where one of the tallest towers in Japan is just a short walk away. Maybe you’ll travel back in t...

  • Nagasaki Like a Local: Customized Guided Tour

    7. Nagasaki Like a Local: Customized Guided Tour

    Your guide will meet you at your accommodation and help you get familiar with the neighborhood, show you the best places to eat and shop and tell you about the easiest ways to get around. Choose a 2, 3 or 4-hour tour, and by the end you’ll have all the information you need to make the most of your stay. After booking you’ll be sent some questions so that you’re paired with a local guide based on your interests. The tour is completely customized so you can choose the meeting location and the starting time. During the walking tour you’ll have the option of taking public transportation or a taxi to get around the city (at your expense). Hear what it’s like to live in Nagasaki, learn about cultural differences, local events and politics and get to know your guide on a personal level.

    Lavi was a lovely student who was very knowledgeable about Nagasaki and showed us around and added her spin and comment to our questions. It is so much fun to be taken around by someone who can answer all your questions and get involved in a healthy discussion about all manner of topics. Lavi added so much to our tour about Nakasaki that I hope that you get her to guide you around.

  • Fukuoka: 3-Hour Food Tour in Hakata and Tenjin Area

    8. Fukuoka: 3-Hour Food Tour in Hakata and Tenjin Area

    Discover the tastes of Fukuoka, one of the most famous gourmet cities in Japan. Meet your local guide for a walking tour of two iconic food centers in the city. Explore the local cuisine and the history behind these foods. On this tour, see the Hakata and Tenjin areas in the center of Fukuoka City. Uncover gourmet spots, full of fresh and tasty foods. Enjoy seafood caught in the Genkai Sea, one of Japan's most famous fishing grounds, and locally grown vegetables. Start your food experience by meeting your guide, a nationally certified interpreter, who will share the food culture and history of Fukuoka. Hop aboard public transportation to Yanagibashi Rengo Market. At the market, see traditional seafood and ingredients used in Japanese cuisine. After, take a second public bus to discover the Tenjin area. Explore the food section in the basement of a department store, famously called the...

  • Fukuoka: Private Eat Like a Local Food Tour

    9. Fukuoka: Private Eat Like a Local Food Tour

    Within 24 hours after booking, receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city so unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do. During the tour, sample 6-8 tastings of various local food, and wash it down with 2 drinks that have been carefully selected for you by your host. Explore a fresh food market like the Rabbit Food Market or get a taste of coastal produce by sampling local dishes at the Yanagibashi Rengo Market. Order traditional dishes from local restaurant...

  • Dazaifu: Japanese Kimono Experience & Self-Guided Tour

    10. Dazaifu: Japanese Kimono Experience & Self-Guided Tour

    Take your visit to Fukuoka to the next level by walking the streets of Dazaifu in a traditional Japanese kimono. The self-guided tour includes a one-way shared transfer from your hotel to the rental store. Choose from 2 flexible timings to suit your schedule and explore the city at your own pace. Pick from a wide selection of high-quality kimonos with the help of the store’s staff. They are keen to assist you and give you the perfect fitting experience. Get professional makeup and hairstyling service at an extra cost. After your kimono makeover, go out for a leisurely stroll. Admire the ancient streets of Dazaifu. Spend the day exploring the many shrines in the city on this self-guided walking tour. There are several historical attractions throughout Dazaifu. Walk past streets lined with souvenir shops leading to temples and Buddhist sites. Take photos in temple gardens full of plum tr...

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What people are saying about Kyushu

Lovely way to see the city in the eyes of a local. We had a 4 hour walking tour and even though it was a very wet day, we enjoyed every moment. We say many sights, tried lots of different snacks and took it all the city had to offer. Our guide was very courteous, friendly and went out of her way to help us out with restaurants bookings and recommendation, even after our tour with her had ended.

Lavi was a lovely student who was very knowledgeable about Nagasaki and showed us around and added her spin and comment to our questions. It is so much fun to be taken around by someone who can answer all your questions and get involved in a healthy discussion about all manner of topics. Lavi added so much to our tour about Nakasaki that I hope that you get her to guide you around.

Fantastic experience!

We had a great day with our own personal guide, Taiyo, who was fantastic! He tailored our day to suit us completely & nothing was too much trouble. We saw some amazing sights, drank Sake with locals & learned so much about Fukuoka. Highly recommend this company

Freedom to Explore

Gifted this tour to my friend and he said that he enjoyed walking his own pace while listening about history of the city.

A memorable experience with endearing Nagasaki

Gloria shared a very interesting insight on Nagasaki and we had great time exploring like locals. Thank you Gloria.