<Enjoy the diversity of the land !>
You can enjoy everything in Japan. As you recognized in each articles in Tenkai-japan, both western and eastern cultures are mixed in each city. We will help you unveil the secret by providing you with a customized tour based on your likings and requests. Please see below and some examples of our tours…
* “Seichi” Tours:
Visit locations that appeared in famous anime or movies as “Seichi-junrei”( a pilgrimage)
Tour all around Hakone
Yubara Onsen (guess in what anime it appears !)
* Historical Tours:
Find sources of Japanese culture :
Visit the Kamakura big Buddha
Nikko (enjoy wearing old Japanese style attires)
Stay in local families:
Stay in a Japanese family along journey
Stay in a Buddhist temple
Enjoy a variety of life in the countryside in a very short time
First day : Ski at Nagano Second day: “Hana-mi” (admire cherry blossoms) in Izu peninsula
*Pop Culture Tours:
Feel and experience meccas of animations and “Otaku” culture
Visit Maid-Café s and the Mecca of Otaku at Akihabara
…If you are interested in those kinds of tours, please contact us using the Contact Form in http://www.tenkai-japan.com/cooltours/
*Ken (Kiyoshi Miura) :
“Welcome to Japan! I am a licensed tour guide in English. I have worked in the hotel and restaurant industry for more than 40 years. With my long career in the field, I am very familiar with condition of accommodations and eating places in Japan. Actually, I am still participating with a well known architect who is a specialist for Onsen design. It is my great opportunity to help you when you try to find comfortable hot spring or tasty Japanese cuisine while guiding you around sightseeing spots.”
Major guiding areas: Imperial Palace, Tsukiji Fish Market, Ginza
*Jack Amano Maruta:
“Hi everyone!! I am an English speaking guide living in Utsunomiya, Tochigi. I’ve been working in travel industry whole my life. “Omotenashi” is the key word for your pleasant stay here in Japan.
“Omotenashi” simply means Japanese style hospitality. What makes you think that you come to Japan? I presume, not only seeing historical and beautiful places but experiencing something memorable. Let me help you. ”
Major guiding areas: Tohoku region, North Kanto such as Nikko, Mashiko and various places where you must see.
*Terry (Teruo kawamura) :
“Hello. I am a certified guide-interpreter in English as well as an interpreter, a translator, and a historian. I am interested in Japanese history, games, anime, and young idols. I can show you around historical places, such as Kamakura where there are a lot of old shrines and temples. Some historical personages were my relatives. I can provide you with unique guiding services and experiences.”
Major guiding areas : Kamakura, Ginza
“Hello ladies and gentlemen！I am a licensed English guide.Though I live in central Tokyo now, I have lived in Sendai, Sapporo and Kansai region. I have guided VIP ,doctors, a scientist and businessmen and continue to study to satisfy visitor‘s intellectual curiosity and to offer good explanations. In addition to guiding you to scenic spots and historical sites, I would like you to experience Japanese culture such as the tea ceremony and the flower arrangement. I am looking forward to seeing you.”
Major guiding areas: Tokyo,Nikko and Tohoku region such as Sendai,Matsushima,Hiraizumi and Morioka
<Samples of Custom-made “Cool Tours”>
*Plan 1 Nature Tour
The First day : visiting Tsukiji Fish Market, Akihabara(a maid café , Electric Town),
and, Urayasu(Heli Cruising)
The Second day : experiencing rice planting lodging : Tokyo (Hotel Asia Center of Japan)
The Third day : skiing in Echigo-Yuzawa (NASPA Ski Garden)
The Fourth day : cherry blossom viewing in Izu lodging: Ito (Hotel Sun Hatoya)
The Fifth day : visiting Harajyuku(Takeshita Street, Omotesando), Shibuya
Travel fee : 1 tourist ￥299,000
2 tourists ￥210,000 /person
3 tourists ￥180,000 /person
The fixed charge of ￥177,000 shall be divided by the number of the tourists.
*Plan 2 Pop Culture Tour
The First day : visiting Harajyuku(Takeshita Street, Omotesando), Akihabara(a maid café,Electric Town, maid karaoke, maid bar )
The Second day : visiting GHIBLI MUSEUM, MITAKA, model sites of anime works, joining convivial meetings with anime societies of colleges(or customers of English conversational cafes)
The Third day : all-day sightseeing in Hakone
Travel fee : 1 tourist ￥230,000
2 tourists ￥156,000 /person
3 tourists ￥130,000 /person
The fixed charge of ￥151,000 shall be divided by the number of the tourists.
*Plan 3 Historical Tour
The First day : visiting historical sites related to the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate (Tokyo,Yokohama)
The Second day : sightseeing in Kamakura and Yokosuka
The Third day : Nikko (EDO WONDERLAND) lodging : Tokyo(Hotel Asia Center of Japan), Nikko(Onsenji Temple)
Travel fee : 1 tourist ￥262,000
2 tourists ￥160,000 /person
3 tourists ￥126,000 /person
The fixed charge of ￥203,000 shall be divided by the number of the tourists.
＊The above plans are all just samples. We can make up your plan as you like in principle.
＊Travel fees vary at different periods and the seasons. The above fees are all just rough indications.
＊Meal charges are not included in the above sample travel fees.