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I am an English guide

in charge of Mt.Koya.

 

Below is the sightseeing spot I provide the guiding service.

 

Mt.Koya, mountain cider forest tour
Mt.Koya is located south part of Osaka, belonging to Wakayama prefecture. It takes about 2 hours by train from Osaka. It is characterized by Buddhism sanctuary place 800 meters high mountain with deep cedar trees forest. In 9th century, prominent Buddhist named Kukai developed this area as a sacred place after coming back to Japan from study tour in China. Mt.Koya is designated as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in 2004 with the background of sacred Buddhism culture.
In the last pilgrim street, named Okunoin, more than 200 thousands unique gravestones are observed as well as mausoleum of monks Kukai. Visitors can feel atmosphere of spiritual Buddhism history dating back to 10th centuries.
Having overnight at inns run by temple, called Shukubo, is great experience to traditional Japanese style.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My personal information

 

  I was born in Kobe 1950, and grew up in Kyoto.
I am now living in Kawasaki city between Tokyo and Yokohama. After having studied metallurgy in University, I had been working at steel company as an engineer for 40 years including an overseas expat in the Philippines. As I experienced a lot of overseas projects, I have been familiar with foreign countries all over the world. I am able to speak basic German and Filipino languages. On my past time I often enjoy playing golf and listening to music.
After having retired from a company, I’ve got a tour guide license certified by Japanese government in 2017. Since then I am enjoying a tour guide with a lot of tourists from around the world. My guiding places provided are so many, such as Tokyo, Nikko, Hakone, Kamakura, Isejingu shrine, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Mt.Koya, Kobe, Himeji and Hiroshima etc. What’s more I am willing to customize your original request.
I have second house in Kyoto. So I’d like to invite you to tatami mat room to feel traditional atmosphere in Kyoto. Please send me email. It is my great pleasure to help make a best tour plan. Thank you very much and see you soon!

 

Guide Fee

 

1. Guide fee
JPY30000 up to 8 guest.
2. Another expenses for guest
Admission fee of temples and shrines. About JPY1000 per head.

 

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.

 

How to request my service

 

  If you consider to request my service, please contact here : please inform info@erf.jp of my code (e26SYN305ENG)

  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.