Wakayama_Shingu, Doro Gorge

I am an English guide in charge of
Shingu, Doro Gorge.


Below is the sightseeing spot I provide the guiding service.


Shingu, Doro Gorge River Cruise
Doro Gorge is a gorge on the Kitayama-gawa River, Kumano-gawa River, situated along the borders of Wakayama,Nara,Mie prefectures in the Yoshino Kumao National Park. It is famous for its steep cliffs, unique rock formations. Kumano-gawa River was designated as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2004. It takes time 40minuets from Shingu station by bus. You will reach to Shiko Bus stop. There is a jet boat station of Doro Kyo in front of Shiko Bus stop. I will wait there. Also, I will be able to wait you at Shingu Station. I hope to tell you about some of the rich history of Kumano.









My personal information


  I am a licensed English guide. I like walking, tennis, badminton, yoga. Also, I learned “Kado” Japanese flower arrangement. Kumano has many beautiful flowers and trees. In Wakayama prefecture, Koyasan Buddhist city and Kumano pilgrimage route was designated as UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004. I would like to share the beauty of Kumano. Do you like a cafeteria? This area is inconvenient, but I can tell you about some cafeteria.


Guide Fee


Group of 1-2 people/3 hours = $90  My guide fee is 90 dollars per 3hours up to 2 persons. Additional personal fee is 10 dollars per 1 hours. (Boat fare is 3340 JPY per person)


Please read my proposal carefully. I will make every effort to make your trip pleasant.

I will e-mail my proposal to you if you consider to request my service.


Voices of Customers


  This is a lovely journey up the Dorokyo Gorge through spectacular scenery. We were very pleased with the experience but there is a need to cater to foreign tourists better. There was a running commentary on the boat but no English translation


How to request my service


  If you consider to request my service, please contact here : please inform info@erf.jp of my code (e26CTH248ENG)

  ERF will inform me of your e-mail address, your name and other information. Then I will contact you by email.

  I will send you “my guiding proposal” by e-mail, so please read it and determine whether or not to request my service.

  Please let me know if you have decided to request my service.


I am looking forward to your request.

Thank you.