【 FAQ 】

wabi, sabi of garden in kyoto


Q1. Where shall we meet ?


I will pick you up at three airports (Kanku, Osaka, Kobe) in Kansai area, your accommodations or at the Kyoto station. Please let me know where we will meet.


Q2. Do we need to pay an extra charge along with car rates ?


You don’t need to pay any more fees except a car rates. May I ask you to pay entrance fees, parking fees and tolls of roads?


Q3. Do we need to tell you our itinerary in advance ?


I 'm a local guide, I know the details of Kyoto and Nara.

I can easily arrange your plans according to your requests, when we meet on the day.

I will also exchange tourist information in advance (Web-meeting etc.) for those who wish.


Q4. Do you accept credit cards ?


Yes I do accept credit cards.

Payability by the credit card, AMEX, VISA, MASTER Card, Diners Club, JCB.


Q5. Do you take us to Nara, Hiezan Mt., Biwa-Lake and so on?


Yes, I go to there with you. You don’t need to pay extra charge.


Q6. The reservation of the lunch and the dinner ?

After having asked about a budget and hope,  

I will make a reservation about good & reasonable Kyo-ryori (Japanese cuisine of Kyoto)  restaurants etc.


Q7. Can we use a wheel chair ?


Yes, You can use a wheel chair.


Q8. Can we use taxi in Seven PAX or more ?


Yes, I cooperate with with following travel agency and sightseeing taxi representing Kyoto sightseeing, so possible to arrange necessary numbers.


・Nippon Quest Tour Inc. ・Private English Tour with Mr.Takakazu Machi ・Mr.Motoyoshi kyotosights taxi

Third from right: Mahi-san, second from right: Nobu
Third from right: Mahi-san, second from right: Nobu

All members are specialists in Kyoto tourism.


Q9. What do you mean with the story sightseeing ?


Kyoto, Nara has the history more than 1,200 years. There are many many historical tales and anecdotes as much as the history is long.

I will guide you while explaining these histories clearly to have you understand the Japanese heart more. 

It is fun, and the very scary stories occasionally come up. Please enjoy it !

Name:  Nobuaki  Nagata
Government licensed guide/ English-speaking taxi driver

Cert. No. Kyoto EN00383