Japanese Cultural Tours by

Richard ‘Hawk’ Holomua

Always have a Guide with you on your first day anywhere!
18 years in Japan & 18 years as a Professional Tour Guide.
Providing private & semi-private Interpretive Japanese Cultural Tours of the Kansai Region.

Tours


Kyoto

Kyoto Shrine & Temple Tour

Kyoto Shrine & Temple Tour

¥24,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 7 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥5,000 per person for yourself for Lunch, Sake Tasting, Snack Food, Transportation and Temple Fees. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Kyoto’s Arashiyama Bamboo Forest Tour

Kyoto’s Arashiyama Bamboo Forest Tour

¥24,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 6 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥3,100 per person for yourself for Lunch, Sake Tasting, Snack Food, Transportation and Temple Fees. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Fushimi Inari & Sake Brewery Tour

Fushimi Inari & Sake Brewery Tour

¥20,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 6 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥3,800 per person for yourself for Lunch, Sake Tasting, Snack Food, Transportation and Temple Fees. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Kyoto Nishiki Market Walkabout & Sake Tasting

Kyoto Nishiki Market Walkabout & Sake Tasting

¥10,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 3 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥10,000 per person for yourself for Sake, Appetizers, and Transportation. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Kyoto Local Pub Tasting & Walkabout

Kyoto Local Pub Tasting & Walkabout

¥10,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 4 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥11,000 per person for yourself for Sake, Appetizers, and Transportation. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Osaka

Samurai Sword, Shrine & Temple Tour

Samurai Sword, Shrine & Temple Tour

¥20,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 7 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥13,500 per person for yourself for Lunch, Sake Tasting, Snack Food, Transportation and Temple Fees. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Hidden Namba Sake Tour

Hidden Namba Sake Tour

¥10,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 4 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥7,500 per person for yourself for Sake, Appetizers, and Transportation. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Osaka Shrine & Temple Tour

Osaka Shrine & Temple Tour

¥18,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 5 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥3,500 per person for yourself for Lunch, Sake Tasting, Snack Food, Transportation and Temple Fees. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Nara

Nara & the Secret Shrine of Omiwa

Nara & the Secret Shrine of Omiwa

¥30,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 10 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥9,500 per person for yourself for Lunch, Sake Tasting, Snack Food, Transportation and Temple Fees. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Ise

Ise Jingu Day Trip

Ise Jingu Day Trip

¥30,000 Guide Fee (Up to six persons)
  • 6 Hour Tour
Expect to pay approx. ¥9,200 per person for Lunch, Sake Tasting, Local Craft Beer Tasting, Oysters and Transportation Fees. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.

Custom

Private Customized Tours & Backwoods Tours

Private Customized Tours & Backwoods Tours

Didn’t find the temple, shrine or place you were looking for? I promise to stay in my own room (LOL) and guide you on an amazing journey into deep local territory to experience the ‘real’ Japan not touched by tourism. Come experience it with me. I will take care of you!

Exclusive Gourmet Dinner Tours

Exclusive Gourmet Dinner Tours

Let us design an evening for you to experience Michelin level restaurants that most people cannot get a reservation unless you’re referred and the restaurant(s) have refused any attention from outside standard rating guide books. Let us know your budget and we will set it up for you. Click here to see one of our evenings.